Paul DeJong hit a two-run homer, Yadier Molina added a two-run single in a four-run eighth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals won their third straight game with an 8-1 victory over the NL East-leading Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.
Kolten Wong hit the first of four St. Louis homers, Miles Mikolas won his third straight start and the Cardinals beat the NL East-leading Atlanta Braves 11-6 on Monday night to give their playoff push another boost.
Pinch-hitter Tyler Flowers drove in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning, and the Atlanta Braves moved closer to clinching the NL East with a 2-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday.
Steve Pearce had three hits and three RBIs, Rick Porcello allowed two hits in five innings, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Atlanta Braves 5-1 on Tuesday night for their second straight win in a matchup of division leaders.
Pinch-runner Adam Duvall scored the tiebreaking run on a delayed dash from third base in Atlanta's four-run eighth inning, and the Braves beat Tampa Bay 9-5 on Tuesday night to snap the Rays' eight-game winning streak.
Ronald Acuna Jr. hit another leadoff home run and Freddie Freeman had a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the eighth inning to lift Julio Teheran and the Atlanta Braves over the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 on Wednesday night for a three-game sweep.
Slugging rookie Ronald Acuna Jr. was hit by a pitch before he could take the Marlins deep again, but Dansby Swanson filled the power void for Atlanta, hitting a two-run homer that led the Braves to a 5-2 win over Miami on Wednesday.
Ronald Acuna Jr. became the youngest player in major league history to homer in five straight games. The surging Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 10-6 on Tuesday night.
Freddie Freeman hit a go-ahead homer in the third inning, Ronald Acuna Jr. also went deep and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 5-3 on Monday night. The Atlanta Braves have acquired outfielder Adam Duvall from the Cincinnati Reds
Russell Martin's sharp single in Toronto's five-run eighth drove in the go-ahead run, Marcus Stroman allowed pitched seven strong innings, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat Atlanta 6-2 on Tuesday night to knock the Braves out of first place.
Matt Harvey pitched six-hit ball into the seventh inning, earning back-to-back wins for the first time this season and leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 5-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.
Cubs catcher Willson Contreras helped Chicago throw out two runners at home plate and another at third base before rallying for two runs in the ninth inning, pulling off a stunning 3-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.
Mike Soroka pitched six impressive innings to win his major league debut for Atlanta, and the baby Braves hammered Noah Syndergaard at the outset of a 3-2 victory over the New York Mets on Tuesday night.
Anibal Sanchez pitched three-hit ball over six innings, Preston Tucker backed him with a three-run homer and the Atlanta Braves spoiled Yu Darvish's first home start for the Chicago Cubs with a 4-0 victory on Friday.
Brandon McCarthy pitched six solid innings and delivered a two-run double that chased German Marquez in the fifth inning of the Atlanta Braves' 8-3 win over the Colorado Rockies on a frigid Friday that marked the second-coldest game in Coors Field history.
Bryce Harper hit a three-run homer and the quick-scoring Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 8-1 on Monday night for the first 4-0 start to a season in their Washington history.
George Springer drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, Josh Reddick and Marwin Gonzalez each had three RBIs and the streaking Houston Astros beat the Atlanta Braves 10-4 on Wednesday night.
Austin Slater hit a three-run homer after the Braves botched a potential double-play grounder, sparking the San Francisco Giants to a 6-3 victory over Atlanta that snapped a seven-game losing streak Tuesday night.
R.A. Dickey threw seven scoreless innings, Matt Adams hit another homer and the Atlanta Braves sent the San Francisco Giants to their seventh straight loss, a 9-0 rout Monday night.
Matt Adams hit a two-run homer in his second start since being traded to Atlanta, Ender Inciarte had a career-high five hits and the Braves beat Gerrit Cole and the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 on Monday night.
The Atlanta Braves today placed first baseman Freddie Freeman on the 10-day disabled list after an MRI and CT scan revealed a non-displaced left wrist fracture. Freeman was hit on the wrist by a pitch in the fifth inning of last night’s game versus Toronto.
Dansby Swanson hit a tiebreaking homer in the seventh inning, Freddie Freeman also had a two-run shot and the Atlanta Braves beat the Toronto Blue Jays 9-5 on Wednesday, sweeping their two-game series.
Freddie Freeman hit his 13th homer, Nick Markakis had three RBIs and the Atlanta Braves snapped Toronto's five-game win streak with a 10-6 victory over the Blue Jays on Monday night.
Carlos Correa and Carlos Beltran hit consecutive homers off Bartolo Colon during a five-run first inning and the Houston Astros cruised to an 8-3 win over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.
Jeremy Hellickson pitched seven strong innings and Cesar Hernandez had three hits and scored two runs to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.
ATLANTA (AP) - Bryce Harper had two homers, including a grand slam, among four hits and the Washington Nationals overwhelmed Julio Teheran and the Atlanta Braves 14-4 on Wednesday night. Harper drove in five runs. His third-inning grand slam just cleared the reach of leaping Braves center fielder Ender Inciarte. Harper's seven career homers off Teheran are his most against any pitcher. Ryan Zimmerman added an eighth-inning grand slam off Ian Kro...
Max Scherzer pitched two-hit ball over seven scoreless innings and the Washington Nationals handed Atlanta its first loss at SunTrust Park, escaping a major jam in the ninth to beat the Braves 3-1 on Tuesday night.
Dansby Swanson hit an RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning and the Atlanta Braves, boosted by Freddie Freeman's two home runs, beat the San Diego Padres 5-4 Monday night for a four-game sweep in their first series at SunTrust Park.
NEW YORK (AP) - Matt Harvey dominated with a fastball in the mid-90 mph range and uncommon efficiency in his return from major surgery, beating the Atlanta Braves 6-2 Thursday night and giving the New York Mets hope his injury woes are behind him. Travis d'Arnaud hit a two-run double and Wilmer Flores a two-run homer against Jaime Garcia (0-1), who made his Atlanta debut after eight seasons with St. Louis. Harvey (1-0) walked off the mound to a ...
Bartolo Colon drew all sorts of nods, taps and tributes in his return to Citi Field during a sharp debut for Atlanta, and Matt Kemp's third double of the game in the 12th inning led the Braves over the New York Mets 3-1 on Wednesday night.
James Loney hit a three-run homer, Travis d'Arnaud drove in three runs and the New York Mets survived Atlanta's six-run fifth inning to beat the Braves 8-6 on Friday night.
Matt Wisler wiped out the New York Mets with eight innings of one-hit ball and Mallex Smith hit a rare Atlanta homer off a scuffling Matt Harvey, sending the Braves to a 3-0 victory Tuesday night.
Justin Turner gave Los Angeles the lead with a 10th-inning double and the Dodgers beat Atlanta 5-3 on Wednesday night to snap the Braves' four-game winning streak.
ATLANTA (mlb.com) -- Had Bobby Dews been around to see the outpouring of appreciation directed toward him on Sunday, he would have likely displayed his shy smile and made some comical comment before walking toward the comfort provided by the shadows. Over the course of the past four decades, Dews has enriched the lives of countless individuals associated with the Braves' organization. Players loved both his humor and unselfish determination to make them better. Executives and fellow...
ATLANTA (AP) - A.J. Pierzynski was a bargain for the Atlanta Braves after signing a one-year, $2 million contract. The 38-year-old Pierzynski did it all: Hit for average, hit for power - and on Sunday, hit some tool-shaped mascots trying to race on the warning track. The tool characters race during every Braves home game. Pierzynski emerged from the center-field wall during the race between the fifth and sixth innings of the second ...
ATLANTA (AP) - Matt Wisler pitched four-hit ball over 8 2/3 innings, and the Atlanta Braves beat St. Louis 2-0 Sunday for a doubleheader sweep that sent Cardinals' batters to the playoffs with a 27-inning scoreless streak. St. Louis was held to seven hits in the doubleheader, which included a 6-0 loss to Shelby Miller in the first game that ended Miller's 24-start winless streak. The Braves won 4-0 Friday. Wisler (8-8) won each of his last three star...
ATLANTA (AP) - Shelby Miller ended his 24-start winless streak, holding his former Cardinals teammates to three hits through eight innings and leading the Atlanta Braves over St. Louis 6-0 in Sunday's doubleheader opener. Miller (6-17) struck out seven and walked three. He had been 0-16 since winning at Miami on May 17 despite a 3.83 ERA in that span. Adonis Garcia hit two homers and Andrelton Simmons added a two-run drive. Atlanta has 100 homers thi...
ATLANTA (AP) - Rookie Williams Perez threw six innings and the Atlanta Braves' bullpen did the rest as they recorded a rare shutout in beating the Washington Nationals 2-0 on Wednesday night. A.J. Pierzynski had an RBI single in the first inning one night after hitting two home runs, and Michael Bourn singled home the Braves' other run in the second. Rookie Arodys Vizcaino earned his 10th save - and second in two nights - with a perfect ninth. This w...
MIAMI (AP) - Justin Bour homered twice and drove in three runs, leading the Miami Marlins over the Atlanta Braves 9-5 Sunday for a three-game sweep. Bour hit a two-run homer in the first inning and a solo shot in the seventh for the first multihomer game of his big league career. Bour was 7 for 12 in the series with four home runs and eight RBIs. Martin Prado drove in three runs and Miguel Ozuna also homered for Miami, which has won a franchise...