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Washington Nationals' Eric Thames (9) is congratulated by Brock Holt (27) after hitting a home run during the fifth inning of the team's baseball game against the Atlanta Braves in Washington, Friday, Sept. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Nationals outlast Braves 8-7 on Taylor's single in 12th

Sep. 11, 2020 11:59 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael A. Taylor hit a game-ending single in the 12th inning, and the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 8-7 on Friday night after blowing a five-run lead for the second straight game. Nationals relievers Kyle Finnegan and James Borque (1-0) worked out of bases-loaded jams in...

Atlanta Braves' Freddie Freeman, right, is congratulated at home plate by teammate Ronald Acuna Jr. (13) next to Washington Nationals catcher Yan Gomes, left, after hitting a two-run home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Power trio: Freeman, Swanson, Acuña rally Braves past Nats

Sep. 10, 2020 11:05 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — With Ronald Acuña Jr., Freddie Freeman and Marcell Ozuna as the top three hitters in his lineup, Braves manager Brian Snitker knows an early five-run deficit is hardly insurmountable. Freeman homered twice, Dansby Swanson hit a go-ahead shot in the eighth inning and NL East-leading...

Atlanta Braves' Freddie Freeman connects for a grand slam over left center field during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Freeman hits another grand slam, Braves beat Nationals 10-3

Sep. 6, 2020 9:18 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman hit his second career grand slam — and second of the series — leading the Atlanta Braves to a 10-3 win over Patrick Corbin and the Washington Nationals on Sunday. Josh Tomlin (2-2) allowed one run in six innings as Atlanta split the four-game series. Marcell...

Washington Nationals' Michael Taylor connects for a two-run ground ball double to left field during the third inning of the second baseball game of a doubleheader against the Atlanta Braves, Friday, Sept. 4, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Turner's HR lifts Nats, forces DH split with Braves

Sep. 4, 2020 11:35 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Trea Turner gave Washington the lead by hitting a sixth-inning home run off Will Smith and the Nationals held on in the seventh to beat the Atlanta Braves 10-9 on Friday night and split a doubleheader. Ronald Acuña Jr. homered twice and Dansby Swanson added a two-run shot as the Braves...

New York Yankees Aaron Judge, right, celebrates with the Yankees Luke Voit (59) after hitting a solo home run during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Judge homers, leaves early in Yankees' 9-6 win over Braves

Aug. 11, 2020 11:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge's home run Tuesday night left the field about as quickly as he did. Judge dented an advertisement with a scorching homer before making an unusual early exit, Jordan Montgomery pitched efficiently against a lineup missing its brightest young star and the New York Yankees beat the...

Atlanta Braves second baseman Ozzie Albies Tampa Bay Rays' Joey Wendle at first base during the sixth inning of a baseball game Thursday, July 30, 2020 in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Braves place Adams, Albies on IL, reinstate Markakis

Aug. 5, 2020 4:02 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves are facing lineup changes after placing second baseman Ozzie Albies and designated hitter Matt Adams on the 10-day injured list. In another move on Wednesday, outfielder Nick Markakis was reinstated from the restricted list. Markakis announced on July 29 that he was...

Atlanta Braves' Austin Riley (27) celebrates with teammate Freddie Freeman without contact after hitting a three-run home run in the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue JaysTuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Riley's 3-run homer helps Fried, Braves beat Blue Jays 10-1

Aug. 4, 2020 11:20 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Max Fried boosted Atlanta's depleted rotation by allowing only one run in six innings, Austin Riley hit a three-run homer and the Braves beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-1 on Tuesday night. Riley pulled a 3-2 pitch from Matt Shoemaker into the Blue Jays' bullpen behind the left-field wall in...

New York Mets' Yoenis Cespedes follows thorough on a two-run double in the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves Friday, July 31, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore).

Braves rally on d'Arnaud's 3-run double, beat Mets 11-10

Jul. 31, 2020 11:36 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Former Mets catcher Travis d'Arnaud drove in five runs, including three with a bases-loaded double that capped a five-run eighth, and the Atlanta Braves rallied from a six-run deficit for a wild 11-10 win over New York on Friday night. D'Arnaud had three hits. The biggest was the double off...

Atlanta Braves' Max Fried pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, July 30, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Fried dominates, retires first 14, as Braves edge Rays 2-1

Jul. 30, 2020 10:43 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Max Fried retired Tampa Bay's first 14 batters and then insisted it didn't feel like a special start. Braves manager Brian Snitker had a different opinion. Fried took a perfect game into the fifth inning and combined with three relievers on a four-hitter as Atlanta beat the Rays 2-1 on...