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Swanson's 3-run double helps Braves outlast Cardinals, 6-3

Jul. 05, 2022 01:51 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — At the midpoint of the season, manager Brian Snitker says the defending World Series champion Atlanta Braves have made an impressive recovery from a slow start. Perhaps the most impressive resurgence belongs to Dansby Swanson. Swanson hit a three-run...

Braves have moment of silence in memory of announcer Motter

Jul. 04, 2022 19:51 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves paid tribute to their longtime public address announcer, Casey Motter, on Monday night in a ceremony before the team’s first home game since his death last week. Following a video tribute to Motter, a moment of silence was observed in his memory...

Braves' Rosario returns from IL, starting against Cardinals

Jul. 04, 2022 17:21 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Braves outfielder Eddie Rosario was been activated from the injured list and started in left field against the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night. The Braves also activated left-handed reliever Tyler Matzek from the injured list. Braves...

Almora's bases-loaded walk-off single lifts Reds over Braves

Jul. 03, 2022 18:03 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Albert Almora Jr. slapped a bases-loaded single past a drawn-in infield in the ninth to give the Cincinnati Reds a 4-3 win over the Atlanta Braves on Sunday. “I didn't try to do too much,” Almora said. “It was the most excited I've seen the bench when we...

Strider strikes out 11, Riley homers as Braves beat Reds 4-1

Jul. 02, 2022 20:34 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Spencer Strider allowed one hit over six innings and matched a career high with 11 strikeouts, Austin Riley homered for the second straight game and drove in two runs and the Atlanta Braves beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-1 Saturday. Strider (4-2) didn't allow a hit...

Fried wins 8th in row, Riley homers, Braves rout Reds 9-1

Jul. 01, 2022 22:54 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Max Fried is making his case for an All Star Game roster spot along with a bunch of his teammates. Fried won his eighth straight decision following a loss in his first two outings, allowing one run over seven innings in Atlanta Braves' 9-1 rout of the woeful...

Hall, Hoskins homer, lead Phillies past Arenado, Cardinals

Jul. 01, 2022 22:27 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Darick Hall’s tiebreaking home run was his third homer since being called up, and Rhys Hoskins went deep to add an insurance run, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to a 5-3 win over Nolan Arenado and the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night. Hall broke a 3-all...

Aaron Judge, Ronald Acuña Jr. elected MLB All-Star starters

Jul. 01, 2022 13:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge and Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr. were elected Thursday to start in the July 19 All-Star Game at Dodger Stadium. The pair were chosen under new rules that give starting spots to the top vote-getter in each league in the...

Schwarber, Hall help Phillies rout Braves 14-4

Jun. 30, 2022 22:01 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kyle Schwarber finished off the month with another June homer, Darick Hall went deep twice and the Philadelphia Phillies avoided a three-game sweep with a 14-4 rout of the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night. Rhys Hoskins and Nick Castellanos also homered for the...

Ex-agent: Braves fostering 'false narrative' about Freeman

Jun. 30, 2022 21:53 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The former agent of Los Angeles Dodgers star Freddie Freeman says the Braves are presenting a “false narrative” about the first baseman's parting with Atlanta in March. “I will not stand by as the circumstances surrounding Freddie Freeman’s departure from...