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Marcell Ozuna's NL-leading 18th home run helps Braves rally past Nationals, 5-2

Jun. 06, 2024 21:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Austin Riley hit a go-ahead RBI single, Marcell Ozuna followed with a two-run homer and the Atlanta Braves scored three runs in the eighth inning to rally for a 5-2 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday night. Adam Duvall homered in the seventh inning...

Nick Pivetta, Rafael Devers power the Red Sox to a 9-0 win over the Braves

Jun. 05, 2024 17:06 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Nick Pivetta combined with two relievers for a one-hit shutout and Rafael Devers hit two homers and drove in three runs as the Boston Red Sox beat the Atlanta Braves 9-0 on Wednesday. Pivetta (3-4) worked seven innings and allowed Atlanta’s only hit — a leadoff...

Braves' Ronald Acuña is placed on IL after second season-ending knee injury in 4 years

May. 27, 2024 14:14 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves placed outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr. on the 10-day injured list on Monday after the reigning NL MVP sustained a season-ending torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. Acuña was hurt in the Braves' 8-1 win at Pittsburgh on Sunday. After...

Braves star Ronald Acuña Jr. to miss the rest of the season after tearing his left ACL

May. 26, 2024 22:34 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Atlanta Braves star Ronald Acuña Jr. will miss the rest of the season after he tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during Sunday's 8-1 victory at Pittsburgh. The reigning NL MVP led off the game with a double to right-center field off Martín...

Short drives in go-ahead run as Braves top Cubs 2-0 despite another strong start from Imanaga

May. 13, 2024 22:57 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Zack Short made the most of his first start with Atlanta by breaking a scoreless tie with a run-scoring double in the sixth and the Braves spoiled another strong start by Chicago rookie Shota Imanaga to beat the Cubs 2-0 on Monday night. Short, who filled in at third...

Braves 3B Austin Riley leaves game with tightness on his left side

May. 13, 2024 00:16 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Atlanta third baseman Austin Riley left the Braves' game Sunday night against the New York Mets because of tightness on his left side. Riley was replaced by Zack Short in the bottom of the fourth inning. Braves manager Brian Snitker said Riley felt a little...

Marcell Ozuna delivers run-scoring single in 8th as Braves end 3-game skid, beat Red Sox 4-2

May. 07, 2024 22:51 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Marcell Ozuna's run-scoring single in the eighth inning gave Atlanta the lead and the Braves beat the Boston Red Sox 4-2 on Tuesday night to snap a three-game losing streak. Boston's Kutter Crawford and Atlanta's Reynaldo López each allowed two runs in a matchup of...

Andy Pages has walkoff single in the 11th inning, Dodgers outlast Braves 4-3

May. 04, 2024 02:25 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andy Pages had a walkoff single in the 11th inning for his fourth hit of the game and the Los Angeles Dodgers outlasted the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Friday night. Gavin Stone pitched well and Teoscar Hernandez homered in a matchup of two of baseball’s best teams....

Chris Sale tosses 5 strong innings, Braves avoid sweep with 5-2 win over Mariners

May. 01, 2024 19:26 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Chris Sale allowed one run over five innings and struck out nine, Austin Riley had the big blow at the plate with a two-run triple, and the Atlanta Braves salvaged the final game of a three-game series with a 5-2 win over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday. The NL...

Riley's RBI single in 10th lifts Braves to 4-3 win over Guardians and Atlanta takes 2 of 3 in series

Apr. 28, 2024 17:42 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Austin Riley knocked in Ronald Acuña Jr. with a 10th inning single Sunday and the Atlanta Braves rallied late to beat the Guardians 4-3 and win a three-game series between the top two teams in the majors. A.J. Minter (4-1) picked up the win by throwing a scoreless...