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McCann's bases-loaded walk lifts Braves past Cardinals in 10

May. 27, 2019 12:34 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ozzie Albies was not about to back down. The Atlanta infielder finished a 10-pitch at-bat by singling in the tying run in the ninth inning to kick-start the Braves to a 4-3, 10-inning come-from-behind win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday. Brian McCann drew a bases-loaded walk off...

Gyorko homers as Cardinals rally past Braves 6-3

May. 25, 2019 11:08 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — This time, the St. Louis Cardinals made a couple of big plays down the stretch. Hasn't happened very much in May. Pinch hitter Jedd Gyorko connected for a three-run homer during St. Louis' four-run eighth inning, helping the Cardinals top the Atlanta Braves 6-3 on Saturday night. "That's a...

Longtime Texas baseball writer Gerry Fraley dies at 64

May. 25, 2019 3:09 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Gerry Fraley, a longtime baseball writer who spent most of his career with The Dallas Morning News, has died. He was 64. Fraley died early Saturday after a two-year battle with cancer, the newspaper reported. After covering the Braves for the Atlanta Constitution-Journal, Fraley joined the...

Swanson homers twice as Braves beat Cardinals 5-2

May. 25, 2019 12:43 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A little lineup tweak is working out quite well for Dansby Swanson and the Atlanta Braves. Swanson homered twice and Freddie Freeman also connected, helping Mike Foltynewicz and Atlanta beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-2 on Friday night. The Braves improved to 11-3 since manager Brian...

Mets reach minor league deals with Kemp, Santana

May. 25, 2019 12:40 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Looking to replenish their depth, the banged-up New York Mets agreed to minor league contracts Friday with veteran outfielder Matt Kemp and pitcher Ervin Santana. Each move is pending a successful physical, and both players are expected to report to the club's spring training complex in...

Riley homers again as Braves beat Giants 5-4 in 13 innings

May. 23, 2019 9:22 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Austin Riley has been at the center of Atlanta's recent power surge and did it again with his fifth home run in nine games to set a modern-day franchise record. Riley's single five innings later was equally pivotal and helped the Braves keep rolling. Riley hit a game-tying home run in...

Swanson, Freeman go back-to-back as Braves beat Giants 9-2

May. 23, 2019 1:49 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Atlanta Braves left-hander Max Fried has received more run support this season than any other pitcher in the National League. Dansby Swanson and Freddie Freeman — with some help from San Francisco's defense — helped keep that trend going on a night when Fried wasn't his...

Giants score three in ninth to beat Braves 4-3

May. 22, 2019 2:21 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Joe Panik was fairly calm in the midst of his eight-pitch battle with Atlanta closer Luke Jackson. A pair of stolen bases earlier in the ninth inning, including one by pinch-runner Mac Williamson that put the winning run in scoring position, helped take the pressure off the Giants...

Soroka, Acuña lead Braves to a 4-1 victory over Giants

May. 21, 2019 1:48 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The calendar hasn't hit June, and Atlanta pitcher Mike Soroka is already fielding questions about the All-Star game. The Braves rookie right-hander had his season delayed by a shoulder injury suffered working out in spring training. There will be plenty of time for All-Star talk, but...

Giants call up lefty Andrew Suarez to start against Braves

May. 20, 2019 8:23 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants called up left-hander Andrew Suarez to start Monday night's game against the Atlanta Braves. Suarez was 2-3 with a 6.33 ERA in six starts for Triple-A Sacramento before making his season debut against the Braves. The 26-year-old missed 16 games while with the...