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Morton earns 100th win, Stroman hurt as Braves blank Mets

Jun. 23, 2021 00:30 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Charlie Morton struck out 11 in seven innings of one-hit ball for his 100th major league win, and the Atlanta Braves beat the banged-up New York Mets 3-0 on Tuesday night for their second consecutive shutout against the slumping NL East leaders. Mets...

Albies, Contreras take Martínez deep, Braves beat Cards 9-1

Jun. 18, 2021 23:19 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Max Fried picked up where Charlie Morton left off a night earlier for the Atlanta Braves. “It’s exactly what you want to do," Fried said. “Charlie definitely set the tone last night with attacking guys and keeping a good pace, and it felt like I got...

Morton takes no-hitter into 7th, Braves beat Cardinals 4-0

Jun. 17, 2021 23:28 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Charlie Morton made a small tweak to his mechanics that produced a big change in how he drives the ball from the mound. “I’ve been aware of some of the things that I’ve been doing poorly in my delivery," he said. “It’s really hard, particularly...

Thompson earns 1st major league win, Marlins beat Braves 4-2

Jun. 12, 2021 20:19 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Zach Thompson pitched five scoreless inning and earned his first major league win, leading the Miami Marlins to a 4-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday. Adam Duvall and Lewin Díaz hit solo homers for Miami, which won its...

Another 1-run loss for Braves: Alcantara and Marlins win 4-3

Jun. 11, 2021 23:28 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins won by one for a change, and the Atlanta Braves again came up just a little bit short. Yimi García worked around a leadoff single and a two-out walk in the ninth inning to seal the Marlins' 4-3 win Friday. They improved to 5-12 in one-run...

Max Fried beats Bauer 4-2, Braves take 2 of 3 from Dodgers

Jun. 06, 2021 18:48 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Max Fried hopes a series win over the Los Angeles Dodgers reminds the Atlanta Braves they can still be a playoff team. Back-to-back wins over Clayton Kershaw and Trevor Bauer may help make that point. Fried outpitched Bauer, and the...

Albies, Almonte power Braves past Dodgers in 6-4 win

Jun. 06, 2021 00:04 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — It's been a frustrating season for the Atlanta Braves, who haven't been above .500 all season and have been struggling to string together some consistency. The Braves put it all together Saturday night against the defending World Series champion Los...

Nationals overcome Strasburg's early exit, beat Braves 11-6

Jun. 02, 2021 00:41 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Washington Nationals have renewed concerns about Stephen Strasburg's health after the right-hander couldn't remain in the game long enough to enjoy his teammates' offensive breakout. Ryan Zimmerman and Juan Soto each hit a two-run homer and the...

Acuña hits 16th HR, ties for MLB lead as Braves beat Nats

May. 31, 2021 21:37 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. hit his 16th home run to tie for the big league homer lead and the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 5-3 on Monday. Acuña went deep to match Toronto’s Vladimir Guerrero Jr., San Diego’s Fernando...

Braves-Mets postponed again by rain, DHs in June and July

May. 31, 2021 11:11 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Rainouts have become routine for the New York Mets. The series finale between the Mets and Atlanta Braves scheduled for Sunday night at Citi Field was postponed because of more wet weather in New York. The teams will make it up as...