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Nola pitches shutout ball into 9th, Phillies beat Braves 4-1

May. 26, 2022 23:33 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Aaron Nola wanted to pitch a complete game but knew he was on a short leash as he walked to the mound to begin the ninth inning. “I always want to throw a complete game, right?" he said. “But I’m glad the more innings I can throw, the better. The win obviously...

Braves' Acuña scratched with right quadriceps tightness

May. 26, 2022 00:09 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Braves right fielder Ronald Acuña Jr. was scratched from Atlanta's lineup Wednesday night with right quadriceps tightness. The team announced about 90 minutes before first pitch against Philadelphia that Acuña would sit. He woke up feeling sore and tested out his...

Confounding error costs Phillies in 8-4 loss to Braves

May. 26, 2022 00:06 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Dansby Swanson and the Atlanta Braves are happy to take a gift when they receive it, particularly a big one. Swanson scored the tiebreaking run in the fifth inning on an excruciating defensive sequence by the Phillies, and the Braves beat Philadelphia 8-4 on...

Contreras gets first walk-off hit, Braves edge Phillies 6-5

May. 25, 2022 00:46 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — William Contreras picked the perfect moment for the first walk-off hit of his career. His parents, William Contreras and Olga Castillo, were in the stands for the first time watching him play a major league game, and the 24-year-old wanted to send them back to...

Wheeler's arm, Hoskins' bat power Phillies past Braves, 7-3

May. 24, 2022 00:13 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Zack Wheeler is rounding into the form that helped him finish second in the Cy Young Award voting last year. “Getting there, yeah," he said. “I mean, the results have been good, but still working on some things and try to continue to get better every time out....

Alcantara shuts down Braves with six-hitter

May. 22, 2022 17:48 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Sandy Alcantara pitched a six-hitter and the Miami Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Sunday. The 26-year-old-Alcantara (4-2) limited the Braves to three unearned runs and six hits. He walked two and struck out seven for his fourth career complete game. ...

Contreras homers twice as Acuña, Braves beat Marlins 4-3

May. 21, 2022 22:55 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — William Contreras homered twice, Ronald Acuña Jr. extended his two-season on-base streak to 28 games and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 4-3 Saturday night. Acuña singled, walked twice, stole a base and scored a run. His string began last summer and was...

Acuña's 1st game in Miami since knee injury, leads Braves

May. 20, 2022 23:39 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. led off the game with a deep double and later singled and stole a base as the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 5-3 Friday night in his first game at the stadium where he sustained a season-ending knee injury last year. Marcell Ozuna homered for...

Injured reliever Luke Jackson loses arbitration vs Braves

May. 19, 2022 14:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Luke Jackson, sidelined for the season by Tommy John surgery, lost his salary arbitration hearing with the Atlanta Braves on Thursday. Jackson was awarded the team's $3.6 million offer rather than his $4 million request by Robert Herzog, Richard Bloch and Scott...

Hiura's HR in 11th gives Brewers 7-6 victory over Braves

May. 18, 2022 18:57 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Keston Hiura celebrated his return to the majors by delivering the huge blow that capped the Milwaukee Brewers' biggest comeback of the season. Not bad for someone who spent much of the previous day battling the flu. Hiura hit a two-run homer off...