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10-spot: Cards oust Braves from NLDS with record 1st inning

Oct. 10, 2019 4:59 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals turned the diamond into a giant pinball machine, dinging hits all over SunTrust Park. By the time the Atlanta Braves finally got the third out, it was the most productive first inning in postseason history. The Cardinals scored 10 runs their first time up and dealt...

Braves give Duvall 1st start in Game 5 against Cardinals

Oct. 9, 2019 3:02 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves are giving Adam Duvall his first start in the decisive game of the NL Division Series against the St. Louis Cardinals. Braves manager Brian Snitker is starting Duvall instead of Matt Joyce in right field for Wednesday's Game 5 against right-hander Jack Flaherty. Duvall...

LEADING OFF: Nats-Dodgers and Cards-Braves set for Game 5

Oct. 9, 2019 4:34 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Wednesday: NOW OR NEVER A pair of winner-take-all Game 5s will decide the two NL Division Series. First, the Atlanta Braves host the St. Louis Cardinals at 5:02 p.m. EDT. Then, it's the Washington Nationals at the Los Angeles Dodgers beginning at 8:37 p.m. The winners...

Braves back in Atlanta, where other teams come to celebrate

Oct. 8, 2019 5:32 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Braves are back in the A-T-L for a decisive postseason game. That's not necessarily a good omen for the home team. Over the years, Atlanta has been the place where other teams come to celebrate in October. The St. Louis Cardinals hope to continue that trend when they face the Braves in...

Molina wins it in 10th, Cards top Braves 5-4, Game 5 next

Oct. 7, 2019 10:06 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — They all knew. Every single one of them. Paul Goldschmidt and all the St. Louis Cardinals. Ozzie Albies and the rest of the Atlanta Braves. Tough to beat Yadier Molina in a big postseason spot. Molina pushed the Cardinals to a deciding Game 5 of the NL Division Series, poking a tying...

Duvall, Braves rally in 9th to beat Cards 3-1, lead NLDS 2-1

Oct. 6, 2019 9:45 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Through injuries and slumps, demotions and disappointments, Dansby Swanson and Adam Duvall got ready for the big moment. When it arrived, they were ready. Swanson hit a tying double with two outs in the ninth inning and Duvall delivered a two-run single as the Atlanta Braves rallied past...

Braves' Acuña hustles for double in Game 2 of NLDS

Oct. 4, 2019 7:07 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. was back in Atlanta's lineup — and hustled his way to a seventh inning double — in Friday's Game 2 of the NL Division Series against the St. Louis Cardinals. Acuña drew criticism from manager Brian Snitker and his teammates for his lack of hustle on a...

Cardinals score 4 in 9th, hold off Braves 7-6 in NLDS opener

Oct. 3, 2019 10:23 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Back in the playoffs for the first time since 2015, the St. Louis Cardinals look as gritty as ever. The Atlanta Braves also started down a familiar path. Marcell Ozuna and Kolten Wong each hit two-run doubles in the ninth inning as the Cardinals overcame shaky defense and a wild finish to...

A capsule look at the Cardinals-Braves playoff series

Oct. 1, 2019 7:16 PM EDT

A look at the best-of-five National League Division Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and Atlanta Braves: ___ Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Thursday, at Atlanta, 5:02 p.m. (TBS); Game 2, Friday, at Atlanta, 4:37 p.m. (TBS); Game 3, Sunday, at St. Louis, TBA (TBS); x-Game 4, Monday, at St. Louis, TBA...

NL East champion Braves romp to 10-2 win over Royals

Sep. 26, 2019 12:33 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Josh Tomlin has done just about everything for the Atlanta Braves this season, working as the setup man and the closer, the fire man to get them out of trouble and the long reliever chewing up innings. He took on his old role of starter Wednesday night. Did a pretty good job of it,...