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Riley homers, Smyly wins on birthday, Braves top Marlins 6-4

Jun. 13, 2021 17:28 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — For his 32nd birthday, Drew Smyly got the following: an early lead, a big day from Austin Riley and some nifty defense from Ehire Adrianza. And the Atlanta Braves held on for a needed win. Riley homered and drove...

Thompson earns 1st major league win, Marlins beat Braves 4-2

Jun. 12, 2021 20:19 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Zach Thompson pitched five scoreless inning and earned his first major league win, leading the Miami Marlins to a 4-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday. Adam Duvall and Lewin Díaz hit solo homers for Miami, which won its...

Another 1-run loss for Braves: Alcantara and Marlins win 4-3

Jun. 11, 2021 23:28 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins won by one for a change, and the Atlanta Braves again came up just a little bit short. Yimi García worked around a leadoff single and a two-out walk in the ninth inning to seal the Marlins' 4-3 win Friday. They improved to 5-12 in one-run...

Judge rejects effort to return MLB All-Star Game to Georgia

Jun. 10, 2021 19:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A Manhattan judge on Thursday rejected an attempt to force Major League Baseball to return next month’s All-Star Game to Atlanta. U.S. District Judge Valerie E. Carponi ruled against a not-for-profit organization representing small businesses, saying a...

Segura's 2-run single in 10th lifts Phillies over Braves 4-3

Jun. 10, 2021 20:03 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jean Segura slowly jogged around first and watched Odubel Herrera dive headfirst across the plate for the winning run before another walk-off celebration began for the Philadelphia Phillies. Segura's two-run single high off the left-field fence in...

Williams' 1st career HR walks Phillies off over Braves

Jun. 09, 2021 23:04 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Luke Williams walked Philadelphia off with his first big league homer, hitting a two-run shot with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the Phillies over the Atlanta Braves 2-1 Wednesday night. “Pretty incredible,” Williams said. “I’m still...

Riley, Acuña, Contreras go deep, Braves beat Phillies 9-5

Jun. 09, 2021 00:13 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Austin Riley, Ronald Acuña Jr. and William Contreras each hit a solo homer, and the Atlanta Braves rallied to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-5 on Tuesday night. Acuña also had a single, double and three RBIs as the reigning three-time NL East...

Max Fried beats Bauer 4-2, Braves take 2 of 3 from Dodgers

Jun. 06, 2021 18:48 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Max Fried hopes a series win over the Los Angeles Dodgers reminds the Atlanta Braves they can still be a playoff team. Back-to-back wins over Clayton Kershaw and Trevor Bauer may help make that point. Fried outpitched Bauer, and the...

Albies, Almonte power Braves past Dodgers in 6-4 win

Jun. 06, 2021 00:04 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — It's been a frustrating season for the Atlanta Braves, who haven't been above .500 all season and have been struggling to string together some consistency. The Braves put it all together Saturday night against the defending World Series champion Los...

Taylor clears bases in 8-run fifth, Dodgers beat Braves 9-5

Jun. 05, 2021 00:08 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Chris Taylor hit a bases-loaded double in the eight-run fifth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 9-5 Friday night in a rematch of last year’s NL Championship Series. In the teams’ first meeting since the defending World Series...