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Acuña delivers late, Braves outlast Phillies 8-7 in 11

Sep. 25, 2022 20:38 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ronald Acuña singled home the go-ahead run in the 11th inning and the Braves stayed close in the NL East race, outlasting the Phillies 8-7 Sunday in a game that took over six hours to complete because of a two-hour rain delay. “Our goal is to win the World...

Wright wins 20th, Braves beat Phils to trim NL East deficit

Sep. 25, 2022 00:08 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As he was going through the postgame handshake line, Kyle Wright received a request from Braves manager Brian Snitker. “I want him to authenticate my own personal scorecard because I want him to sign it for me,” Snitker said. “To think of where he was a...

Wright wins 19th, Riley and Rosario homer, Braves beat Nats

Sep. 19, 2022 23:53 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Kyle Wright didn't exactly feel sluggish, just not quite on top of his game. Even so, his performance, which Wright said was just “OK," was good enough to move him closer to 20 wins. “The more times I can go out there and pitch as long as I can,...

Rodón leaves with blister, still leads Giants past Braves

Sep. 14, 2022 19:33 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Carlos Rodón struck out eight in five dominant innings before leaving with a blister and the San Francisco Giants slowed down the Atlanta Braves 4-1 Wednesday to win the series. “It’s just something I’ve been dealing with all year,” Rodón said....

Wright earns 18th win, Braves beat Giants 5-1, gain on Mets

Sep. 14, 2022 01:37 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The reigning World Series champion Atlanta Braves fully expect the division race to go down to the wire with the New York Mets. Dansby Swanson believes the Braves still can be so much better with plenty of baseball left — controlling what they can control...

Braves beat Mariners, alone in 1st for first time all year

Sep. 10, 2022 01:59 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Dansby Swanson hit one of Atlanta's four home runs and the World Series champion Braves grabbed sole possession of first place for the first time all season with a 6-4 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night. Robbie Grossman, Travis d'Arnaud and rookie...

Strider, Braves win 7th in a row, beat Athletics 7-3

Sep. 08, 2022 00:17 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Rookie Spencer Strider overcame a rough start, Vaughn Grissom and Dansby Swanson homered and the Atlanta Braves won their seventh in a row, beating the Oakland Athletics 7-3 on Wednesday. Robbie Grossman, Marcell Ozuna and Ronald Acuña Jr. also drove in runs...

D'Arnaud hits 2 of Braves' 5 homers in 8-1 win over Marlins

Sep. 02, 2022 23:39 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Travis d'Arnaud loves how home runs are supercharging the Atlanta Braves this season. The Braves are hitting plenty of them and winning most nights. “It's fun, it's exciting, not only for the person who hits it but for everyone in the clubhouse because everybody...

Braves rookie Strider fans Atlanta record 16 in win over Rox

Sep. 01, 2022 23:08 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Spencer Strider struggled to understand why his Braves teammates started talking to him about John Smoltz when he completed the eighth inning against Colorado. The rookie had no idea he broke an Atlanta record held by the Hall of Famer. Strider struck...

Cardinals score twice in bottom of the 9th, beat Braves 6-5

Aug. 27, 2022 23:57 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Corey Dickerson tied the game with an infield single and Tyler O'Neill drew a bases-loaded walk, all in the bottom of the ninth inning, to give the St. Louis Cardinals a 6-5 win over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night. “This is a really, really good team,”...