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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Austin Riley has been at the center of Atlanta's recent power surge and did it again with his fifth home run in nine games to set a modern-day franchise record.
ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman marveled at Austin Riley's continued hot start and then showed the new kid how to end a game with flair.
Freeman led off the 10th inning with a home run into...
ATLANTA (AP) — Jonny Venters, the left-hander whose comeback from his third Tommy John surgery helped him win the NL Comeback Player of the Year Award last year, has been released by the Atlanta...
ATLANTA (AP) — Austin Riley's major league career is just getting started, and Braves manager Brian Snitker likes where it's headed.
"I love everything about what he's doing," Snitker said....
PHOENIX (AP) — The Atlanta Braves wriggled out of one jam after the next with a series of spectacular plays.
Nick Markakis had the best of the bunch in the game's biggest...
PHOENIX (AP) — Atlanta has a found lineup it can win with.
Brian McCann homered over the swimming pool behind the right-field wall, every regular had a hit, and the Braves beat the Arizona...
PHOENIX (AP) — The Atlanta Braves have activated left-handed reliever Jonny Venters from the injured list and sent former closer A.J. Minter to Triple-A Gwinnett.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hyun-Jin Ryu is showing what he can do on the mound when he isn't hurt.
Ryu tossed a four-hit shutout, Justin Turner homered three times and the Los Angeles Dodgers routed...
MIAMI (AP) — Ozzie Albies tied a career high with five RBIs. Ronald Acuña Jr. tied a career high with four hits. Mike Soroka watched his already-tiny ERA plummet.
MIAMI (AP) — Kevin Gausman was ejected trying to settle a score with Jose Ureña, so a couple of home run swings did the job instead for the Atlanta Braves.
ATLANTA (AP) — Pulling Mike Soroka after six strong innings was a challenging call for Braves manager Brian Snitker.
"Maybe the toughest decision I've had all year," Snitker said,...
Braves CF Inciarte leaves game with hamstring injury
ATLANTA (AP) — Ender Inciarte has left the Atlanta Braves' game against the San Diego Padres with tightness in his right hamstring.
The Braves said the decision to remove Inciarte was...
Hall of Fame manager Bobby Cox remains hospitalized
ATLANTA (AP) — Hall of Fame manager Bobby Cox remains hospitalized after a stroke this month.
People familiar with the situation say the former Atlanta Braves skipper has resumed walking and...
ATLANTA (AP) — Touki Toussaint was glad to skip his scheduled start at Triple-A Gwinnett.
He made the 30-minute drive over to SunTrust Park and saved the big league club's bullpen from...
ATLANTA (AP) — Max Fried credits time spent in the bullpen with helping his mentality as he becomes more confident in his talent and more aggressive with his approach.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Atlanta Braves starter Mike Foltynewicz showed no issues with his right elbow, allowing no hits and two baserunners in five scoreless innings of a rehab start at Triple-A...
ATLANTA (AP) — Hall of Famer manager Bobby Cox was able to accept visitors in his Atlanta-area hospital room on Wednesday, one day after the longtime Braves skipper suffered a stroke.
National League East capsules
Capsules of National League East teams, listed in order of finish last year:
Braves may have 3 open spots in pitching rotation
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — When they started spring training, the Atlanta Braves had one opening in their pitching rotation. With a week to go before opening day, they may have three.
Braves pitching staff springing leaks early in camp
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — The fifth spot in the Atlanta Braves' pitching rotation was open when spring training began.
Now it is wide-open, and it might not be the only spot.
McCann catches for Braves for 1st time in 5 years
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Brian McCann left Atlanta five years ago as a full-time catcher.
After three years with the New York Yankees and two with the Houston Astros, the 35-year-old McCann...
If Acuna dropped down, Inciarte or Albies could lead off
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — If Ronald Acuna Jr. is dropped down in the Atlanta Braves' batter order, Ender Inciarte and Ozzie Albies could be the top candidates to lead off.
NL East teams at the start of spring training
A team-by-team look at the National League East entering spring training, including key players each club acquired and lost, and dates of the first workout for pitchers and catchers, and the full squad:
Manager: Brian Snitker (fourth season).
2018: 90-72, first place, lost to Dodgers in Division Series.
Training Town: Kissimmee, Florida.
Park: Champion Stadium.
First Workout: Feb. 16/21.
He's Here: 3B Josh Donaldson, C Brian McCann, C Raffy Lopez, pitching coach Rick Kranitz.
Braves avoid arbitration with Foltynewicz, 6 others
ATLANTA (AP) — The Braves have agreed to a $5,475,000, one-year deal with Mike Foltynewicz, avoiding arbitration with the All-Star right-hander.
Atlanta also avoided arbitration with its other six players who were eligible, agreeing with right-hander Kevin Gausman ($9.35 million), relievers Sam Freeman ($1,575,000), Arodys Vizcaíno ($4.8 million) and Dan Winkler ($1.61 million), infielder Charlie Culberson ($1,395,000) and outfielder Adam Duvall ($2,875,000).