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Braves recall catcher Murphy, place Culberson on 60-day IL

Sep. 17, 2019 3:46 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves have recalled catcher John Ryan Murphy from Triple-A Gwinnett and placed infielder Charlie Culberson on the 60-day injured list. Murphy will provide depth behind Brian McCann and Tyler Flowers in the final two weeks of the regular season. The move was made before Tuesday...

Flowers, Keuchel help Braves beat Phillies 3-1

Sep. 12, 2019 1:32 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Dallas Keuchel made the Philadelphia Phillies look foolish for not calling him when he was available. Tyler Flowers hit a three-run homer, Keuchel struck out eight in six innings and the NL East-leading Atlanta Braves beat Philadelphia 3-1 Wednesday night. The Braves reduced their magic...

Scherzer, Nats win 9-4, stop Braves' 9-game winning streak

Sep. 9, 2019 3:03 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Nationals ace Max Scherzer felt some relief after helping Washington end a tough four-game series with a win. "We've been playing pretty well," he said. "We lost three games. To come here and take one and avoid the sweep, that feels good." Scherzer won for the first time in two months, Juan...

Albies, Donaldson back Keuchel in another Braves win

Sep. 7, 2019 12:12 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Dallas Keuchel struggled in his first two starts against Washington. He showed no signs of letting up this time. "What a great team over there," Keuchel said. "That's really, really quality lineup. It's probably my favorite to face, just because of how good they are. Some of their role...

Donaldson, Foltynewicz power Braves to 6th straight win

Sep. 3, 2019 11:31 PM EDT

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 brief respite before NL East rival Washington comes to town to begin a four-game series Thursday. "This is going to be a...

Fried, Flowers, Freeman power Braves past ChiSox 10-7

Aug. 31, 2019 12:16 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Max Fried is finding it easier this season to command his fastball now that he has opponents worried about his slider. "It was big," he said. "I thought my fastball command was really good, too, for most of the night. Just being able to locate to both sides, up and down, was working really...

Freeman, Joyce hit HRs, Braves beat Blue Jays 9-4

Aug. 28, 2019 11:55 PM EDT

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 a pair of runs, Matt Joyce homered and had two RBIs and the Braves beat the Toronto Blue Jays 9-4 on Wednesday night....

Atlanta Braves sign veteran catcher Francisco Cervelli

Aug. 24, 2019 9:52 PM EDT

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 plugged the veteran catcher into the starting lineup against the New York Mets. After recovering from his latest...

Hamilton, Braves outlast Mets 2-1 in 14 after deGrom shines

Aug. 24, 2019 1:08 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — With Jacob deGrom and the Mets hard-throwing bullpen missing bats at a historic pace, the NL East-leading Braves were ready to win with small ball Friday night. That's exactly what Billy Hamilton is there for — although this first contribution wasn't exactly on script. Hamilton...

Hechavarría, Acuña hit 2-run HRs as Braves blank Marlins 5-0

Aug. 21, 2019 11:55 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Julio Teheran and Ronald Acuña Jr. have flourished against the Miami Marlins this season. That success has led to continued dominance for the Braves in the NL East rivalry. Acuña and Adeiny Hechavarría each hit a two-run homer, Teheran struck out a season-high nine and the...