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Cubs hit by 4 more pitches, Braves hold on in 9th to win 5-2

Apr. 16, 2021 19:05 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Kyle Wright plunked four Cubs batters but still left with the lead after a last-minute call-up, Will Smith stranded the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Atlanta Braves escaped with a bizarre 5-2 win Friday over Chicago. Wright was...

Braves scratch LHP Smyly, add to 10-day IL with forearm pain

Apr. 16, 2021 16:18 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Atlanta Braves scratched starter Drew Smyly and placed him on the 10-day injured list before Friday’s series opener against the Chicago Cubs due to pain in his throwing arm. The left-hander was added to the IL retroactive to April 13 with what the...

Swanson single caps rally in 9th, Braves avoid Marlins sweep

Apr. 15, 2021 17:33 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Dansby Swanson and the Atlanta Braves were in danger of being swept in a four-game series by the Marlins, something that had never occurred. Didn't happen this time, either. Swanson's RBI single with the bases loaded capped Atlanta's...

Aguilar's double lifts Marlins past Braves; Acuña 2 homers

Apr. 15, 2021 00:17 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Miami Marlins wanted to show they could hold their own against the team that has won three straight NL East titles and swept them out of the playoffs last season. Even on a night when they squandered a 5-0 lead and surrendered two homers to...

Braves place LHP Fried, OF Pache on 10-day injured list

Apr. 14, 2021 18:10 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Braves left-hander Max Fried was placed on the 10-day injured list with a strained right hamstring Wednesday after injuring himself while running the bases. Fried is off to a rocky start coming off a stellar 2020 season, and now he's sidelined by a fluke...

Duvall hits 2 HRs, drives in 7 as Marlins rout Braves 14-8

Apr. 14, 2021 00:23 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Adam Duvall drove in seven runs against his former Atlanta teammates with four hits, including two home runs, and the Miami Marlins beat Max Fried and the Braves 14-8 on Tuesday night. Duvall's two-run double during a four-run fourth inning gave Miami the...

Cooper drives in 3 to lift Marlins over Braves in 10 innings

Apr. 13, 2021 00:28 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Garrett Cooper had three RBIs and drove in the go-ahead run in the 10th inning off Jacob Webb, lifting the Miami Marlins to a 5-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night. The 10th began with placement runner Jon Berti advancing from second to...

Gregorius powers Phillies to narrow win over Braves

Apr. 11, 2021 23:21 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Didi Gregorius hit a three-run homer in Philadelphia's four-run fourth inning and had the go-ahead sacrifice fly in the ninth to help the Phillies snap the Atlanta Braves’ four-game winning streak with a 7-6 victory Sunday night. Alec Bohm doubled off...

LEADING OFF: Kershaw vs Scherzer as last 2 champs collide

Apr. 11, 2021 02:49 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ PITCHING CLINIC A pair of three-time Cy Young Award winners square off when Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers face Max Scherzer and the Nationals in a marquee matchup between...

Freeman homers, drives in 3 as Braves edge Phillies 5-4

Apr. 10, 2021 23:14 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman hit a two-run homer and drove in the go-ahead run with a grounder in the seventh inning to lead the Atlanta Braves to a 5-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night. The Braves, who opened the season with four consecutive...