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World Series champs Braves fail to repeat, lose to Phillies

Oct. 15, 2022 19:57 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Charlie Morton took a shot off his pitching elbow that was eerily reminiscent of the comebacker that broke the Atlanta postseason ace’s right leg in last year’s World Series. Much like last October, Morton tried to push ahead in his Game 4 start for Atlanta....

Battle-tested Braves begin quest to repeat as Series champs

Oct. 10, 2022 18:03 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — With their postseason curse eradicated, the Atlanta Braves have every reason to believe this could be another stellar October. They aren't lacking for confidence, that's for sure, after chasing down the New York Mets in a captivating NL East race. ...

Braves sign rookie P Strider to $75 million, 6-year contract

Oct. 10, 2022 14:59 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Even as they prepare for another postseason, the Atlanta Braves are stocking up for the future. The reigning World Series champions signed rookie right-hander Spencer Strider to a $75 million, six-year contract on Monday, the latest in a series of long-term deals for...

Braves miss chance to clinch NL East, lose 4-0 to Marlins

Oct. 04, 2022 00:08 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Jesús Luzardo struck out 12 in six innings, Bryan De La Cruz hit a two-run homer and the Miami Marlins prevented Atlanta from clinching its fifth straight NL East title by beating the Braves 4-0 on Monday night. After sweeping the rival Mets at home over the weekend,...

Braves sweep Mets, take 2-game lead in East with 3 remaining

Oct. 02, 2022 23:42 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Matt Olson knew the Atlanta Braves were too talented to stay in a season-long slump. That's why no one panicked when the New York Mets' division lead swelled to double digits in May. Now the Braves are on the cusp of another NL East title. “It's a...

Braves hit 3 HRs off deGrom, beat Mets, tie for NL East lead

Sep. 30, 2022 23:36 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Austin Riley doesn't want to put too much emphasis on winning the first game of a crucial three-game series with the New York Mets. That being said, he sure is glad the Atlanta Braves took the opener. “To get the first one is huge and just try to...

Strider dominant, Contreras homers, Braves sweep Phillies

Sep. 18, 2022 18:26 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Spencer Strider's rookie season is going just as he planned. Strider is mowing down hitters, and the Atlanta Braves are locked in a tight pennant race. “To get here in my first season, I’m lucky to be in this position and I’m very grateful that...

Acuña accounts for all 4 runs as Braves hold off Phillies

Sep. 17, 2022 23:46 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. was excited that the Atlanta Braves appeared to be at full strength as they attempt to win a fifth straight division title. Not so fast. Second baseman Ozzie Albies, one of Acuña's close friends on the team, suffered a broken finger...

Braves' Albies leaves game with fractured pinky finger

Sep. 17, 2022 21:48 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Braves second baseman Ozzie Albies left Saturday night's game with a fractured right pinky finger just two games after returning from a broken left foot that sidelined him for 81 games. Albies appeared to be injured as he slid head-first safely into second base on a...

Acuña homers in 6-run 8th, Braves beat Phillies 7-2

Sep. 16, 2022 23:38 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — William Contreras hopes Ronald Acuña Jr. is starting to hit his stride, even if it's mid-September after being slowed by knee soreness most of the year. “We're talking about the best player in the league and thank God he's on our team," Contreras said via a...