Braves will need time to recover from latest playoff flop
ATLANTA (AP) — One day later, Brian Snitker had shed his uniform but was still wearing the pain of yet another one-and-done postseason exit for the Atlanta Braves.
Another excruciating sports setback for the A-T-L
ATLANTA (AP) — At this point, Atlanta sports fans should be numb to the disappointment.
They've been through it so many times.
Yet, somehow, this city's teams keep finding ways to take...
Braves’ McCann retires at 35 following loss to Cardinals
ATLANTA (AP) — Brian McCann's Atlanta homecoming didn't end the way he hoped.
McCann is retiring after a 15-year career that included two stints with his Atlanta hometown Braves, making the...
Braves give Duvall 1st start in Game 5 against Cardinals
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves are giving Adam Duvall his first start in the decisive game of the NL Division Series against the St. Louis Cardinals.
Braves LHP Keuchel to start Game 4 of NLDS on short rest
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Atlanta Braves left-hander Dallas Keuchel will start Game 4 of the NL Division Series on short rest.
The 31-year-old Keuchel started the series opener on Thursday, allowing...
Duvall, Braves rally in 9th to beat Cards 3-1, lead NLDS 2-1
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Through injuries and slumps, demotions and disappointments, Dansby Swanson and Adam Duvall got ready for the big moment.
Carpenter starting for St. Louis in Game 3 of NLDS
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Carpenter is in the St. Louis Cardinals' lineup for Game 3 of the NL Division Series on Sunday.
Carpenter got the start at third and was hitting sixth in the order...
Braves’ Acuña hustles for double in Game 2 of NLDS
ATLANTA (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. was back in Atlanta's lineup — and hustled his way to a seventh inning double — in Friday's Game 2 of the NL Division Series against the St. Louis...
Braves replace injured Martin with Teheran on NLDS roster
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves received approval Friday to replace injured reliever Chris Martin with Julio Teheran on their NL Division Series roster.
Braves teammates bemoan Acuña’s lack of hustle in NLDS loss
ATLANTA (AP) — In a one-run playoff loss, Ronald Acuña Jr.’s lack of hustle was the obvious mistake the Atlanta Braves couldn’t afford.
Acuña failed to run out a long flyball to right field...
Cardinals starting Edman over Carpenter in NLDS Game 1
ATLANTA (AP) — St. Louis manager Mike Shildt says he considered more than offense when choosing rookie third baseman Tommy Edman over veteran Matt Carpenter in Game 1 of the NL Division Series...
Braves shut down All-Star OF Acuña until postseason
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Braves shut down Ronald Acuña Jr. for the remainder of the regular season Wednesday after the All-Star outfielder left their series opener against the Royals with...
Freeman leaves Braves’ 4-1 loss to Giants with sore elbow
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves closed their final home regular-season game with new injury concerns about Freddie Freeman and his status for the playoffs.
Braves star 1B Freeman has elbow pain, to miss series at KC
ATLANTA (AP) — Braves star Freddie Freeman is remaining in Atlanta for treatment on his sore right elbow instead of joining the team for its next series at Kansas City.
Max Fried sharp as Braves roll past Giants, 8-1
ATLANTA (AP) — On an Atlanta team assured of its best record since 2013, Max Fried has the most wins of any Braves pitcher since 2010.
Fried can only hope that will be good enough to land a...
Braves’ Culberson has multiple facial fractures
WASHINGTON (AP) — Atlanta's Charlie Culberson sustained multiple facial fractures when he was hit by a 91 mph pitch from Washington's Fernando Rodney.
Braves clinch playoff spot behind Acuña Jr.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Atlanta Braves celebrated another playoff berth with heavy hearts.
Ronald Acuña Jr. ignited the decisive four-run rally with the go-ahead, two-run double in the seventh...
Foltynewicz sharp again, Braves beat Phillies 7-2
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Mike Foltynewicz is almost back to his All-Star form of a year ago.
Foltynewicz threw seven impressive innings, Josh Donaldson and Ronald Acuna Jr. hit homers and the NL...
Donaldson, Foltynewicz power Braves to 6th straight win
ATLANTA (AP) — Braves manager Brian Snitker plans to relax Wednesday and enjoy a rare off day in the middle of a pennant race.
With the way his team keeps winning, Snitker will cherish a...
Camargo, Donaldson hit HRs as Braves beat Blue Jays 6-3
ATLANTA (AP) — With Bobby Cox in the house, the Atlanta Braves found instant extra motivation.
Josh Donaldson and Johan Camargo hit two-run homers and Mike Soroka snapped a streak of eight...
Freeman, Joyce hit HRs, Braves beat Blue Jays 9-4
TORONTO (AP) — Limited to a single run in each of their previous two games, the Atlanta Braves found the offense they've been looking for.
Freddie Freeman hit his 36th home run and drove in...
Donaldson, Keuchel, Braves top Mets 2-1 for 8th win in row
NEW YORK (AP) — Josh Donaldson and Dallas Keuchel were playing T-ball back in the days when Chipper Jones and the Atlanta Braves began tormenting the New York Mets.
Cervelli sparks Braves to 9-5 win over Mets in Atlanta debut
NEW YORK (AP) — Just about every newcomer to the Atlanta Braves has made an immediate impact lately.
Atlanta Braves sign veteran catcher Francisco Cervelli
NEW YORK (AP) — Francisco Cervelli caught on with a playoff contender, just as he hoped.
The first-place Atlanta Braves signed Cervelli to a one-year contract Saturday and immediately...
Freeman’s 2 homers, 4 RBIs carry Braves past Marlins 5-1
ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman took an unintended break this past weekend.
He was back at work Tuesday night.
The Atlanta slugger homered twice and drove in four runs, leading the...
Braves reliever Jacob Webb done for season with elbow injury
ATLANTA (AP) — Braves reliever Jacob Webb is done for the season after being placed on the 60-day injured list with an ailing right elbow.
Acuña yanked, Ortega slam lead Braves over Dodgers 5-3
ATLANTA (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. says he had never before failed to hustle out of the batter's box.
Braves manager Brian Snitker made a bold move to make sure it never happens again with the...
Braves star Acuña pulled after failing to run out long drive
ATLANTA (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. has been removed from the Atlanta Braves' game against the Los Angeles Dodgers after he stood at the plate admiring a long flyball that did not leave the...
Column: MLB needs to protect its fans at every ballpark
ATLANTA (AP) — There's always a surge of excitement when a foul ball comes your way, mixed with a sense of dread.
It's a thrilling souvenir to take home from the ballpark.
Braves jump on Seth Lugo for 5 runs in 7th, beat Mets 6-4
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves survived another near-meltdown by the back end of their bullpen in the ninth after the New York Mets' best reliever gave up five runs in the seventh.
Braves hit 4 homers in 11-7 win to take series from Twins
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have put on quite the power display this season at Target Field.
The Atlanta Braves produced an even bigger show of strength to win this interleague...
Duvall homers twice, Braves open big lead and beat Nats 11-8
WASHINGTON (AP) — Adam Duvall returned to his previous All-Star form at the perfect time for the Atlanta Braves.
Duvall had two home runs and four hits, Josh Donaldson added a three-run...
Albies hits slam, Braves rout burgundy-clad Phillies 15-7
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Missing two injured regulars, the Atlanta Braves came out swinging.
Ozzie Albies hit a grand slam, Ronald Acuña Jr., Ender Inciarte and Adam Duvall also homered and...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves placed right fielder Nick Markakis and infielder Dansby Swanson on the 10-day injured list before Saturday night's game against the Philadelphia...
Gausman makes strong return from IL as Braves beat Nats 7-1
ATLANTA (AP) — Kevin Gausman showed he has the potential to add stability to the Atlanta Braves' rotation.
Just like last year.
Gausman pitched into the eighth inning after missing...
Freeman, Fried power scorching hot Braves past Brewers, 4-2
MILWAUKEE (AP) — One pitch was all Freddie Freeman needed to power the Atlanta Braves to their fifth straight victory.
The left-handed slugger sent an offering from Milwaukee Brewers starter...
Donaldson homers, scores go-ahead run in Braves’ 7-5 win
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Josh Donaldson and the Atlanta Braves have opened the second half at full speed.
Donaldson hit a two-run homer in the first inning and then scored the go-ahead run on Ozzie...
Donaldson, Acuna Jr. homer in Braves’ 5-3 win vs Padres
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Josh Donaldson and Dallas Keuchel provide a 1-2 veteran punch on an Atlanta Braves team that's otherwise loaded with young stars.
Mark Wegner to be plate umpire for All-Star Game
CLEVELAND (AP) — Mark Wegner will be the crew chief and umpire behind home plate for the All-Star Game on Tuesday night in Cleveland.
A 21-year major league veteran, Wegner worked third base...
Braves reliever Swarzak on IL with shoulder inflammation
NEW YORK (AP) — Atlanta Braves reliever Anthony Swarzak was placed on the 10-day injured list Sunday with inflammation in his pitching shoulder, a significant blow to the bullpen for the NL East...
ATLANTA (AP) — Braves pitcher Sean Newcomb has been placed on the seven-day injured list for players with concussion symptoms, four days after he was hit on the back of the head by a line...
Soroka wins 8th straight decision, Braves mash Mets
ATLANTA (AP) — Mike Soroka knows he doesn't have to pitch perfectly when the Atlanta Braves keep scoring runs so often.
"Everything's just hard-hit baseball after hard-hit baseball," Soroka...
Donaldson stays hot as Braves overwhelm Phillies 15-1
ATLANTA (AP) — A mid-June NL East clash between the Phillies and Braves provided clarity for each team.
The Braves gained confidence, with manager Brian Snitker concluding "We're putting it...
ATLANTA (AP) — Braves starter Sean Newcomb has left the game in a scary scene after being hit in the back of the head by a line drive off the bat of Philadelphia's J.T. Realmuto.
Teheran continues his 2019 ‘mission’ as Braves top Pirates
ATLANTA (AP) — One year after he was left off Atlanta's postseason rotation, Julio Teheran has re-emerged as a reliable leader on a young staff.
Braves recall Minter, put him back in closer’s mix
ATLANTA (AP) — A.J. Minter is back with the Atlanta Braves after a five-week stay at Triple-A Gwinnett, getting a chance to reclaim the job he lost as closer.
Acuña homer helps Braves rally past Miami in 12 innings, 7-6
MIAMI (AP) — The Atlanta Braves' latest win over the Miami Marlins was so difficult to describe that Brian Snitker needed two hyphens for one word.
Braves’ Snitker selected to NL All-Star coaching staff
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts has selected Atlanta Braves manager Brian Snitker to the National League's All-Star coaching staff.
Swanson homers twice as Braves beat Cardinals 5-2
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A little lineup tweak is working out quite well for Dansby Swanson and the Atlanta Braves.
Swanson homered twice and Freddie Freeman also connected, helping Mike Foltynewicz...