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Braves left-hander Max Fried turns in another gem in a victory over the Cubs

May. 22, 2024 23:59 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Max Fried was almost unhittable — once again. Fried has carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning in three of his last five starts for Atlanta. The left-hander retired his first 15 batters in a three-hitter Wednesday night, leading the Braves to a 9-2 victory over...

Fried pitches a 3-hitter and Ozuna homers to help the Braves beat the Cubs 9-2

May. 22, 2024 22:58 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Max Fried struck out nine while throwing a three-hitter for his second complete game of the season, and the Atlanta Braves beat Justin Steele and the Chicago Cubs 9-2 on Wednesday night. Marcell Ozuna, Matt Olson and Adam Duvall homered for Atlanta, which had dropped...

Padres' star Xander Bogaerts placed on IL with fractured left shoulder

May. 22, 2024 21:35 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — San Diego Padres All-Star second baseman Xander Bogaerts broke his left shoulder attempting a diving pickup and was placed on the 10-day injured list Wednesday. “I'm not a big timetable guy,” Padres manager Mike Shildt said. “Obviously he'll be on the...

Hoerner hits game-ending single in 10th inning as the Cubs beat the Braves 4-3

May. 22, 2024 00:06 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Nico Hoerner hit a game-ending infield single in the 10th inning in his return to the lineup, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Tuesday night. The Cubs had runners on the corners with one out in the 10th when the Braves brought their infield in....

Sale continues dominant run as Braves beat Padres 3-0 to split twinbill; San Diego wins opener 6-5

May. 20, 2024 21:27 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Chris Sale allowed only five hits in seven innings to continue his strong run and the Atlanta Braves snapped their season-worst, four-game losing streak by beating the San Diego Padres 3-0 on Monday night to split a doubleheader. The Padres won the first three games...

Padres second baseman Xander Bogaerts leaves game against Braves with shoulder injury

May. 20, 2024 15:53 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — San Diego Padres second baseman Xander Bogaerts injured his left shoulder and was removed from Monday's game against the Atlanta Braves. Bogaerts landed on the shoulder while diving for a bases-loaded grounder hit by Ronald Acuña Jr. in the third inning. Bogaerts...

Yu Darvish extends scoreless innings streak to 25 in Padres' 9-1 rout of Braves

May. 19, 2024 23:14 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Yu Darvish dominated a slumping Braves offense and extended his career-high scoreless innings streak to 25 while earning his 200th professional win as the San Diego Padres hammered Atlanta 9-1 on Sunday night. Darvish (4-1) gave up only two hits, struck out nine and...

MLB is expected to investigate David Fletcher for gambling on sports, AP source says

May. 19, 2024 02:30 AM EDT

Major League Baseball is expected to investigate former Angels player David Fletcher for gambling on sports with a bookmaker who also took bets from Shohei Ohtani's former interpreter, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on...

Padres-Braves game postponed by rain, lighting with doubleheader scheduled for Monday

May. 18, 2024 21:36 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The game between the San Diego Padres and Atlanta Braves on Saturday night was postponed by rain and lightning. The teams will play a split doubleheader on Monday with a 6:20 p.m. game added to the previously scheduled 12:20 p.m. game. Officials...

A meeting of baseball's oldest managers with Washington back in Texas to face Bochy-led Rangers

May. 18, 2024 00:06 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The last time Ron Washington and Bruce Bochy had managed against each other in Texas was during the 2010 World Series. Baseball's oldest two managers are facing each other in a three-game series this weekend, with the 72-year-old Washington back in Texas as...