Latest Adam Duvall News

Braves tender contract to OF Duvall, re-sign Arcia, Heredia

Dec. 01, 2021 10:31 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves tendered a contract to slugger Adam Duvall, ensuring the National League RBI leader returns to the World Series-winning club for another season. The tendering of Duvall by the Tuesday night deadline was among a flurry of moves for the...

Champion Braves sign Manny Piña to add depth at catcher

Nov. 15, 2021 23:33 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The World Series champion Atlanta Braves added depth at catcher by signing Manny Piña to a two-year, $8 million contract Monday. Piña is the first player filing for free agency after the World Series to sign with a different club. ...

No Sprite, no spite: Braves' Anthopoulos beaming as WS champ

Nov. 10, 2021 20:41 PM EST

CARSLBAD, Calif. (AP) — Stuck at home while his Atlanta Braves won the World Series last week, Alex Anthopoulos wasn't sure how to celebrate when his two young kids offered an idea: “They wanted us to pull out the Sprite and spray it all over the place,” he said. ...

Boras: MLB cancer of trading veterans helped Braves win

Nov. 10, 2021 19:03 PM EST

CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Baseball’s most influential agent said the sport was the victim of a “competitive cancer” caused by teams unloading veterans to accumulate draft picks and said the Atlanta Braves’ World Series title was a direct result of others' tanking. ...

Goldschmidt, Edman, Arenado, Bader, O'Neill earn Gold Gloves

Nov. 08, 2021 12:47 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis became the first team with five Gold Glove winners when first baseman Paul Goldschmidt, second baseman Tommy Edman, third baseman Nolan Arenado, center fielder Harrison Bader and left fielder Tyler O'Neill earned the NL fielding honor Sunday. ...

Wade Miley claimed by Cubs; Giants turn down Johnny Cueto

Nov. 06, 2021 02:08 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Pitcher Wade Miley was claimed off waivers by the Chicago Cubs from Cincinnati on Friday, a surprising cost-cutting move by the Reds. A left-hander who turns 35 on Nov. 13, Miley was 12-7 with a 3.37 ERA in 28 starts, and he threw his first career...

Freddie Watch: Freeman top priority for champion Braves

Nov. 03, 2021 16:39 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A celebration 26 years in the making was still going strong when a jarring dose of reality hit the Braves. Has Freddie Freeman, the face of the franchise for the past decade, played his last game in an Atlanta uniform? “Did I think...

Summer castoff Jorge Soler transforms into World Series MVP

Nov. 03, 2021 02:22 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A spare piece no more, Jorge Soler drove a pitch over the train tracks, out of Minute Maid Park and deep into the heart of Texas. He dropped his bat, tapped his chest twice and jabbed a hand toward the Atlanta Braves dugout, yelling “I'm here!" Three...

Minter regrets not attacking Maldonado in strike zone

Nov. 01, 2021 02:10 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — If A.J. Minter could do it all over, he would’ve powered the ball to the catcher’s mitt instead of trying to aim it with Martín Maldonado at the plate and the bases loaded in the fifth inning. Minter could tell the light-hitting Houston catcher was...

Play me a song: Braves organist charms fans, amuses players

Oct. 31, 2021 02:17 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Matthew Kaminski had intended to play a Grateful Dead song as the walk-up music for Houston's starting pitcher at the World Series. Luis Garcia. Jerry Garcia. Get it? Then, after getting a glimpse of the rookie pitcher's unique...