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Hoskins, Pirela hit 2-run HRs as Phillies stop Braves 5-4

Sep. 17, 2019 11:58 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Rhys Hoskins and the Philadelphia Phillies haven't given up on their NL wild card hopes. Beating the first-place Atlanta Braves helped the Phillies keep the faith. Hoskins and Jose Pirela hit two-run homers off Dallas Keuchel in Philadelphia's five-run fourth inning and the Phillies escaped...

Braves clinch playoff spot behind Acuña Jr.

Sep. 14, 2019 9:20 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Atlanta Braves celebrated another playoff berth with heavy hearts. Ronald Acuña Jr. ignited the decisive four-run rally with the go-ahead, two-run double in the seventh inning, as the NL East leading Braves wrapped up a playoff berth with a 10-1 victory over the Washington...

Soroka silences Nationals' bats in 5-0 Braves win

Sep. 13, 2019 11:54 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nick Markakis didn't show any rust in his return from the injured list. Markakis went 2 for 4 with a sacrifice fly, Mike Soroka allowed one hit over six innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 5-0 on Friday night. Atlanta moved 9½ games in front of Washington in...

Freeman leaves Braves' game against Nationals in 4th

Sep. 13, 2019 8:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Atlanta first baseman Freddie Freeman left the Braves' game against the Washington Nationals in the fourth inning Friday night because of right elbow soreness. The team said the move was precautionary. Freeman's spot in order did not come up in the top of the fourth. and Charlie Culberson...

Today in History

Sep. 12, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, Sept. 12, the 255th day of 2019. There are 110 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 12, 2001, stunned rescue workers continued to search for bodies in the World Trade Center's smoking rubble a day after a terrorist attack that shut down the financial...

Dickerson homers twice, leads Phils to 6-5 win over Braves

Sep. 11, 2019 2:09 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Scott Kingery timed a diving catch just right. He hustled around the bases for a thrilling inside-the-park home run. Kingery was in the right place for the Phillies — except in the clubhouse. "Go stand in your locker. Have you ever done this before," J.T. Realmuto kidded his...

Dodgers beat Orioles 7-3, clinch 7th straight NL West title

Sep. 11, 2019 12:02 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers clinched their seventh consecutive NL West title in fitting fashion, using two home runs by Corey Seager and a masterful pitching performance by Walker Buehler to beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-3 on Tuesday night. After the final out, the first team to clinch a...

Foltynewicz sharp again, Braves beat Phillies 7-2

Sep. 10, 2019 1:40 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Mike Foltynewicz is almost back to his All-Star form of a year ago. Foltynewicz threw seven impressive innings, Josh Donaldson and Ronald Acuna Jr. hit homers and the NL East-leading Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-2 on Monday night. Atlanta won its 90th game, increased...

Fried's dominating performance leads Braves past Nats 4-2

Sep. 5, 2019 11:34 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Max Fried knew his night was about done. So, with the final pitch of the most dominating performance of his big league career, he unleashed a 96 mph fastball. "Just leave it all out there," Fried said. "If he got me, he got me." No worries. Juan Soto swung and missed. Strike three. Fried...

Donaldson, Foltynewicz power Braves to 6th straight win

Sep. 3, 2019 11:31 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Braves manager Brian Snitker plans to relax Wednesday and enjoy a rare off day in the middle of a pennant race. With the way his team keeps winning, Snitker will cherish a brief respite before NL East rival Washington comes to town to begin a four-game series Thursday. "This is going to be a...