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Braves to face Phils after wild 9th in beating Padres 4-3

Sep. 26, 2021 21:10 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Will Smith struck out the side around three walks in the ninth inning to finish the Atlanta Braves' 4-3 win over the San Diego Padres on Sunday that opened a 2 1/2-game lead over Philadelphia heading into their NL East showdown. Pinch-hitter Orlando...

Kelly, lowly D-Backs rally past NL East-leading Braves 6-4

Sep. 23, 2021 23:00 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Carson Kelly hit a tying three-run homer in a five-run seventh inning, Daulton Varsho followed with a go-ahead double and the last-place Arizona Diamondbacks beat the NL East-leading Atlanta Braves 6-4 Thursday. Seeking its fourth straight division title,...

Braves ride big 5th inning to win, extend NL East lead

Sep. 21, 2021 02:01 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Austin Riley was smacking baseballs all around Chase Field on Monday night. Adam Duvall hit one so hard it left the yard by a long, long way. The Atlanta Braves have ridden the ups and downs of a playoff race for weeks now. It's safe to say this was...

Pinch-hitter pitcher Gausman sac fly in 11th, SF tops Braves

Sep. 18, 2021 02:07 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kevin Gausman heard the boos when he stepped into the batter’s box, realizing right away the fans had no idea the Giants were down to their last options with no position players left. So the pinch-hitting pitcher stood in and delivered, lofting a...

Tapia's tiebreaking single in 10th sends Rockies over Braves

Sep. 16, 2021 00:54 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Rockies reliever Tyler Kinley knew the wet conditions were going to make it tough to grip the ball. That didn't stop him and the Colorado bullpen from shutting down the Atlanta Braves. “There's not going to be any stat line that's going to say it was...

Rodgers, Story go deep, Rockies beat Braves 5-4

Sep. 14, 2021 23:50 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Colorado Rockies are playing the role of spoilers as they face NL East contenders on the road. Brendan Rodgers likes the vibe. “These are big games for us," Rodgers said. “We’re playing good ball right now after taking three of four from Philly....

Albies, Freeman go deep in 7th, Braves win series over Miami

Sep. 12, 2021 18:02 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Ozzie Albies and Freddie Freeman each hit a solo homer off Anthony Bass in the seventh inning, Eddie Rosario went deep off Edward Cabrera in the fourth, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 5-3 on Sunday. The division-leading Braves, going for...

Joc Pederson gets key hit as Braves beat Nationals in 10

Sep. 10, 2021 00:13 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Joc Pederson hit a tiebreaking single with two out in the 10th inning, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 7-6 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday night. Ozzie Albies opened the 10th on second and advanced to third on a flyout. He scampered home...

Soto's go-ahead homer sends Nationals past Braves, 4-2

Sep. 09, 2021 00:17 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Juan Soto and Freddie Freeman showed goodwill after each star was hit by a pitch in the first two games of the Washington-Atlanta series. And then Soto had the final word with a big swing. The slugger crushed a go-ahead homer in the...

Duvall's 2-run homer lifts Braves over Rockies 6-5

Sep. 03, 2021 01:16 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Adam Duvall hit a two-run homer in Atlanta’s three-run fifth inning, and the Braves overcame a grand slam by Charlie Blackmon to beat the Colorado Rockies 6-5 on Thursday night. Jorge Soler also homered and Austin Riley hit a two-run double for Atlanta,...