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Dominant deGrom pitches surging Mets to 5-2 win over Braves

Aug. 07, 2022 22:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jacob deGrom struck out 12 and carried a perfect game into the sixth inning of his second start all season, pitching the New York Mets past the Atlanta Braves 5-2 on Sunday for their 12th victory in 14 games. Pete Alonso drove in two runs and the first-place Mets...

Max effort: Scherzer Ks 11, Mets beat Braves for DH sweep

Aug. 07, 2022 00:06 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Max Scherzer tied a season high with 11 strikeouts over seven innings and the New York Mets beat the sloppy Atlanta Braves 6-2 Saturday night to complete a doubleheader sweep. Francisco Lindor had three hits and three RBIs as New York took the opener 8-5, and the...

Acuña, Rosario lead Braves past Mets 9-6 in NL East showdown

Aug. 06, 2022 00:42 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Maybe those Mets fans out in right field should just leave Ronald Acuña Jr. alone. Razzed at Citi Field with 40,000-plus on hand, Acuña matched his career high with four hits and robbed Pete Alonso of a two-run homer as the Atlanta Braves built a big early lead...

Naquin's two homers, Diaz's two-inning save lift Mets

Aug. 04, 2022 22:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Deadline acquisition Tyler Naquin homered twice in his home debut, Edwin Diaz locked down his first two-inning save as a pro and the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 6-4 Thursday night to open a pivotal five-game series between the NL East rivals. Pete Alonso...

Strider, Rosario power Braves to 13-1 rout of Phillies

Aug. 02, 2022 23:55 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Spencer Strider doesn't relish striking out as many batters as possible. His goal is simply to pitch six or seven innings and give the Atlanta Braves a chance to win. “That's been my focus, my actual narrowed-down goal — the only thing I'm trying to do is deep...

All-Star Riley agrees to $212M, 10-year deal with Braves

Aug. 01, 2022 19:20 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — All-Star third baseman Austin Riley and the Atlanta Braves agreed Monday to a $212 million, 10-year contract that starts in 2023, the most lucrative deal in team history and a surprise given he had three additional seasons under club control. The deal with the...

Riley's hot bat, Wright's 13th win lead Braves past D-backs

Jul. 29, 2022 23:11 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Austin Riley is scorching hot and pleased that he's helping the Atlanta Braves maintain striking distance lead in the NL East. Riley had a homer and three RBIs, Kyle Wright earned his NL-leading 13th victory and the Atlanta Braves beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-2 on...

Harris, Olson help Braves snap skid, beat Phillies 6-3

Jul. 26, 2022 23:23 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Michael Harris II and Matt Olson homered, Austin Riley stretched his hitting streak to 18 games and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-3 Tuesday night to end a two-game skid. Dansby Swanson added three hits and Spencer Strider was sharp over six...

Ward, Detmers help Angels cool off Braves with 9-1 rout

Jul. 24, 2022 19:19 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels have been struggling for most of the last two months, and Reid Detmers credits his teammates with staying the course and not getting too frustrated. “We’ve had a couple of rough patches obviously, but everyone in here treats it like another...

Riley, Wright lead streaking Braves to 7-2 win over Angels

Jul. 23, 2022 23:33 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Austin Riley had a homer and two singles, Kyle Wright won his 12th game to take the NL lead, and the Atlanta Braves kept rolling with a 7-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night. Riley singled in the first, singled and scored in the third and hit a...