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World Series champs Braves fail to repeat, lose to Phillies

Oct. 15, 2022 19:57 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Charlie Morton took a shot off his pitching elbow that was eerily reminiscent of the comebacker that broke the Atlanta postseason ace’s right leg in last year’s World Series. Much like last October, Morton tried to push ahead in his Game 4 start for Atlanta....

Phillies' bats go quiet as Braves even NLDS at 1 game apiece

Oct. 13, 2022 01:14 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — After swinging through a 95 mph fastball for strike three to end the eighth inning, Kyle Schwarber went back to the Philadelphia dugout in an 0-for-16 postseason slump. He wasn't the only Phillies hitter who came up empty Wednesday. One night after...

Wright outduels Wheeler, Braves blank Phils 3-0 to even NLDS

Oct. 13, 2022 00:46 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — This was a game the Atlanta Braves absolutely had to win. They had the right guy on the mound. Kyle Wright, baseball’s only 20-game winner, threw six brilliant innings to outduel Zack Wheeler as the Braves evened their NL Division Series at one game...

Phillies' Robertson injured celebrating, off NLDS roster

Oct. 11, 2022 11:55 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies reliever David Robertson will miss the NL Division Series after injuring his right calf jumping to celebrate Bryce Harper's home run in their clinching wild-card victory at St. Louis. The Phillies left Robertson off the roster for their NLDS...

Braves sign rookie P Strider to $75 million, 6-year contract

Oct. 10, 2022 14:59 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Even as they prepare for another postseason, the Atlanta Braves are stocking up for the future. The reigning World Series champions signed rookie right-hander Spencer Strider to a $75 million, six-year contract on Monday, the latest in a series of long-term deals for...

Mattingly wins his last game as Marlins manager, tops Braves

Oct. 05, 2022 21:21 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Don Mattingly went out as a winner in his final game as Miami’s manager when rookie Peyton Burdick homered and drove in four runs to lead the Marlins over the NL East champion Atlanta Braves 12-9 on Wednesday. Matt Olson hit his 34th homer and Marcell Ozuna hit his...

Braves beat Marlins 2-1, clinch 5th straight NL East title

Oct. 05, 2022 00:22 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Their sluggish start now far behind them, Ronald Acuña Jr. and the World Series champion Atlanta Braves needed just one more win to complete a most stunning turnaround. They earned it Tuesday night, beating the Miami Marlins 2-1 to take their fifth straight NL East...

Braves miss chance to clinch NL East, lose 4-0 to Marlins

Oct. 04, 2022 00:08 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Jesús Luzardo struck out 12 in six innings, Bryan De La Cruz hit a two-run homer and the Miami Marlins prevented Atlanta from clinching its fifth straight NL East title by beating the Braves 4-0 on Monday night. After sweeping the rival Mets at home over the weekend,...

Braves sweep Mets, take 2-game lead in East with 3 remaining

Oct. 02, 2022 23:42 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Matt Olson knew the Atlanta Braves were too talented to stay in a season-long slump. That's why no one panicked when the New York Mets' division lead swelled to double digits in May. Now the Braves are on the cusp of another NL East title. “It's a...

Swanson, Olson go deep vs Scherzer, Braves take NL East lead

Oct. 01, 2022 23:42 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Dansby Swanson isn't surprised the Atlanta Braves have fought back to climb atop the NL East. He's just surprised it took this long to get there. “Just keep going," Swanson said. “This is no time to celebrate. There’s four games left. So much...