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McQuarter leads Alcorn State over Bethune-Cookman 76-68

Jan. 23, 2023 23:38 PM EST

LORMAN, Miss. (AP) — Dontrell McQuarter scored 20 points as Alcorn State beat Bethune-Cookman 76-68 on Monday night. McQuarter was 7-of-9 shooting and 6 of 6 from the free-throw line for the Braves (9-10, 6-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference), who have won six straight. Jeremiah...

Alcorn State defeats Florida A&M 57-47

Jan. 21, 2023 20:14 PM EST

LORMAN, Miss. (AP) — Dominic Brewton's 13 points helped Alcorn State defeat Florida A&M 57-47 on Saturday night. Brewton finished 5 of 10 from the field for the Braves (8-10, 5-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Dekedran Thorn scored nine points, going 3 of 6 (1 for 4 from...

Braves' Grissom puts in extra work for shortstop competition

Jan. 21, 2023 16:06 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves' commitment to giving Vaughn Grissom a chance to win the starting job at shortstop can't be questioned. First, the Braves, who must replace Dansby Swanson, scheduled Grissom for three offseason visits with third base coach Ron Washington for...

OF Kevin Pillar excited to join Braves on minor-league deal

Jan. 21, 2023 00:34 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves have added another potential contender for playing time in left field by signing Kevin Pillar to a minor-league contract. Pillar confirmed the deal Friday, tweeting that he was “beyond excited” to be joining the Braves. He would reportedly make...

Phillies put World Series run on backburner as 2023 looms

Jan. 18, 2023 18:17 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Brandon Marsh knows his way around a cold one after not one or two -- but four! -- Phillies clubhouse celebrations on their way to the World Series. So when the 25-year-old outfielder found himself on the big screen this week at a Flyers game, Marsh obliged fans...

AP Source: Red Sox agree to terms with ex-Braves OF Duvall

Jan. 18, 2023 17:22 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox have agreed to terms with outfielder Adam Duvall on a contract that will pay him at least $7 million for 2023, a baseball official told The Associated Press on Wednesday, speaking on the condition of anonymity because the deal is awaiting a physical. ...

Brewton sparks Alcorn State past Prairie View A&M in OT

Jan. 17, 2023 01:41 AM EST

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Dominic Brewton came off the bench to score 20 points, including six in overtime, and Alcorn State beat Prairie View A&M 77-68 on Monday night. Brewton made 7 of 12 shots and all six of his free throws for the Braves (7-10, 4-1 Southwestern Athletic...

Padres sign 16-year-old catching prospect Salas for $5.6M

Jan. 15, 2023 20:47 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres signed 16-year-old catcher Ethan Salas of Caracas, Venezuela, to a $5.6 million bonus on Sunday, the first day of the international signing period. Salas is the consensus top overall prospect in this year’s class. The left-handed hitter is...

Brewton leads Alcorn State over Texas Southern 79-74 in OT

Jan. 14, 2023 22:35 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Dominic Brewton hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to force overtime and finished with 26 points to lead Alcorn State to a 79-74 victory over Texas Southern on Saturday night. Brewton had three steals for the Braves (6-10, 3-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Keondre...

Soto, Alonso, Guerrero get big deals, 33 head to arbitration

Jan. 14, 2023 02:04 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Juan Soto, Pete Alonso and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. reached big-money agreements on one-year contracts as more than 100 players avoided salary arbitration with deals Friday and 33 exchanged proposed figures with their teams. All-Star pitcher Max Fried and the Atlanta...