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Kimbrel closes out debut with Rizzo's help, Cubs beat Braves

Jun. 27, 2019 7:54 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Craig Kimbrel got a little help settling in at Wrigley Field. Kimbrel dodged trouble for a save in his season debut when new teammate Anthony Rizzo dived into first base for the final out, and the Chicago Cubs rallied from five runs down to beat the Atlanta Braves 9-7 on Thursday. "The first...

Pinch-hit HR by Camargo in 10th carries Braves past Nats 4-3

Jun. 23, 2019 6:07 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Atlanta Braves are getting contributions from almost everyone on the roster, playing all three facets of the game at a high level and riding a hot streak that's been sprinkled with a healthy portion of good luck. With all that going for them, the NL East leaders are beginning to widen...

Riley HR ties it in 9th, Braves top Bucs in 11 for 6 in row

Jun. 13, 2019 1:56 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Austin Riley knew he had a good chance to score from first base as soon as Ozzie Albies made contact. The power-hitting left fielder just didn't know whether he'd get the green light from third base coach Ron Washington. "I knew it was in the gap, so run as hard as I can," Riley said. "If he...

Acuña homer helps Braves rally past Miami in 12 innings, 7-6

Jun. 9, 2019 6:43 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Atlanta Braves' latest win over the Miami Marlins was so difficult to describe that Brian Snitker needed two hyphens for one word. "Stick-to-itiveness," the Braves manager said. Yep, it's in the dictionary, and next to it should be the box score from Atlanta's wild 12-inning comeback...

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...

Swanson leads HR derby as Fried, Braves beat Brewers 12-8

May. 18, 2019 12:06 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The return of Ronald Acuña Jr. to the leadoff spot has helped to spark Atlanta's offense. A barrage of home runs also makes a difference. Max Fried allowed two hits in six scoreless innings, Dansby Swanson hit a drought-breaking, three-run homer and the Braves beat the Milwaukee Brewers...