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Correa avoids major injury, division-leading Twins on a roll

May. 09, 2022 02:43 AM EDT

Carlos Correa and the Minnesota Twins dodged a major problem this past week. There were initial concerns that Correa might have a broken finger after Thursday night's game at Baltimore, but instead it was only bruised. The Twins, who have won 14 of 17, lead the AL Central by three...

Demeritte, Fried lead Braves to needed win, 3-1 over Cubs

Apr. 26, 2022 23:22 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — When one's journey to the major leagues has endured plenty of setbacks, it's good to have someone in your corner. For Travis Demeritte, it was a woman he'd never met before, sitting in the front row not far from the Atlanta Braves dugout. After getting...

Fried, Jansen mow down Dodgers as Braves stop LA streak, 3-1

Apr. 20, 2022 02:45 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Max Fried looked right at home and Kenley Jansen was up to his old tricks on the Dodger Stadium mound. Fried opened with five perfect innings and Jansen closed for a save against his former team Tuesday night as the duo pitched the Atlanta Braves to a 3-1 victory...

Freeman hits 1st HR for Dodgers in reunion win over Braves

Apr. 19, 2022 02:47 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Freddie Freeman is crafting a Hollywood beginning to his career with the Los Angeles Dodgers. And it's already a love story. Freeman slugged his first home run in a Dodgers uniform — against his former team, no less — and Trea Turner's...

Freeman hits 1st HR for Dodgers vs Braves in reunion game

Apr. 18, 2022 23:27 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Freddie Freeman arrived at Dodger Stadium and headed to the visiting clubhouse for an emotional reunion with his former Atlanta Braves teammates. Once the game began, he reminded them of what they're missing by slugging his first home run for his new team. Kenley...

LEADING OFF: Freeman vs Braves, Hill's special Patriots' Day

Apr. 18, 2022 01:27 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around baseball today: ___ OLD FRIENDS Freddie Freeman faces the Braves in Los Angeles for the first time since leaving the World Series champions and signing a $162 million, six-year deal with the Dodgers last month. ...

LEADING OFF: Freeman vs Braves, Hill's special Patriots' Day

Apr. 17, 2022 20:43 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around baseball Monday: ___ OLD FRIENDS Freddie Freeman faces the Braves in Los Angeles for the first time since leaving the World Series champions for a $162 million, six-year deal with the Dodgers last month. ...

Andrew Heaney whiffs 11, Dodgers sweep Reds with 9-1 blowout

Apr. 17, 2022 20:43 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Freddie Freeman and Andrew Heaney were aware of the high standards they would be expected to reach when they joined the powerhouse Los Angeles Dodgers in the offseason. Freeman has fit right in with his usual excellence, while Heaney looks better than ever so...

Duvall's big hit, Jansen's save help Braves beat Padres 5-2

Apr. 16, 2022 02:14 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Adam Duvall had the big hit for the Atlanta Braves and then credited starter Kyle Wright for setting the tone that helped the defending World Series champions bounce back from an ugly loss. Duvall hit a tiebreaking two-run double in the eighth inning and Ozzie...

Braves get rings, beat Reds 2-1 behind scoreless Wright

Apr. 09, 2022 23:37 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Kyle Wright has found his confidence, and the Atlanta Braves hope they have found renewed depth in their rotation. Wright picked up a World Series ring along with many of his Atlanta teammates, then pitched two-hit ball over six scoreless innings to lead the Braves...