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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...

Freeman's HR lifts Braves to 4-3 win over Brewers in 10th

May. 19, 2019 12:06 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman marveled at Austin Riley's continued hot start and then showed the new kid how to end a game with flair. Freeman led off the 10th inning with a home run into the right-field seats , lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 4-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night. The...

Braves' Austin Riley homers in first big league game

May. 15, 2019 8:56 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Braves gave another top prospect his shot. Austin Riley wasted no time taking advantage of the opportunity. Riley homered on his second at-bat in the big leagues, launching a high fastball from Michael Wacha deep into left-field seats to give Atlanta a 2-0 lead over St. Louis in the...

McCann, Camargo homer, lead Braves over Diamondbacks 6-4

May. 12, 2019 12:31 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Atlanta has a found lineup it can win with. Brian McCann homered over the swimming pool behind the right-field wall, every regular had a hit, and the Braves beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-4 Saturday night to win their second straight after manager Brian Snitker reworked the order to put...

Peralta, Marte lift Diamondbacks over Braves 3-2 in 10

May. 10, 2019 2:32 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — After playing 13 innings on the road the day before, a long game with a taxed bullpen was about the last thing the Arizona Diamondbacks wanted Thursday night. Ketel Marte made sure this one ended in 10. David Peralta hit a tying homer with two outs in the ninth inning and Marte singled home...

Albies hits a slam, Braves roll past Marlins 9-2

May. 4, 2019 10:34 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Ozzie Albies tied a career high with five RBIs. Ronald Acuña Jr. tied a career high with four hits. Mike Soroka watched his already-tiny ERA plummet. Against the Miami Marlins, Atlanta's young stars were plenty. Albies' sixth-inning grand slam put Atlanta up for good, Soroka was dominant...

Fried cruises as Braves beat Padres in Quantrill's debut

May. 1, 2019 11:25 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Max Fried has emerged as a force in Atlanta's rotation, in part because he doesn't issue many walks. The same strength helped Josh Tomlin preserve Fried's latest win. Fried gave up one run in seven innings, Dansby Swanson homered and drove in three runs and the Braves beat the San Diego...

Albies' HR backs Soroka's strong start, Braves beat Padres

Apr. 29, 2019 11:17 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Pulling Mike Soroka after six strong innings was a challenging call for Braves manager Brian Snitker. "Maybe the toughest decision I've had all year," Snitker said, considering how well Soroka was pitching and how much Atlanta's bullpen has struggled. Some new names in the bullpen saved...

Donaldson hits 3-run HR in 8th as Braves rally past Rockies

Apr. 28, 2019 6:48 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Josh Donaldson and Luke Jackson provided big lifts for the Atlanta Braves, who needed reminders of how to win at home and how to protect a lead. Donaldson hit a three-run homer in the eighth, Atlanta's fourth home run of the game, and Jackson helped the Braves' bullpen survive a ninth-inning...

Hernandez Ks 3 with bases loaded, Reds beat Braves 4-2

Apr. 26, 2019 1:33 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — With Cincinnati Reds clinging to a lead, David Hernandez came in and shut down the Atlanta Braves. The Reds' reliever struck out three straight Braves with the bases loaded and the Reds held on for a 4-2 win on Thursday night in a rain-delayed victory. Luis Castillo shook off early...