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Riley's big night lifts Braves over Red Sox 9-7 in 11

Aug. 10, 2022 00:33 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Atlanta Braves arrived at Fenway Park looking to put a disappointing series against the NL-East leading New York Mets as far in the rearview mirror as possible. Austin Riley did his part to start that process. Riley had a go-ahead, two-run single...

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...

Castellanos HR after overturned call, Phils beat Braves 3-1

Aug. 03, 2022 15:58 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Talk about taking advantage of an overturned call. Nick Castellanos hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the eighth after an inning-ending double play was reversed, sending the Philadelphia Phillies to a 3-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday. ...

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...

Bohm helps Phils beat Braves 7-2, take 2 of 3 from Atlanta

Jul. 27, 2022 19:38 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Alec Bohm hit a go-ahead single in a five-run fifth inning and added an RBI double in the sixth, helping the Philadelphia Phillies beat Atlanta 7-2 Wednesday to take two of three from the Braves. Kyle Gibson (6-4) allowed two runs and four hits in six innings,...

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...

MLB players' union rejects international draft proposal

Jul. 25, 2022 18:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball's goal of an international amateur draft was thwarted again when the players' association rejected management's final offer on Monday and retained direct draft-pick compensation for free agents. The quirky tie between the two provisions was...

MLB, union have Monday deadline for international draft deal

Jul. 24, 2022 20:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball made what was termed a “final offer” for an international draft, increasing proposed money for the first year in 2024 by $10 million on Sunday to $191 million. The move came one day after the players' association made a proposal that...

Feeble much of night, Braves erupt for 8-1 win over Ohtani

Jul. 23, 2022 00:28 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Shohei Ohtani looked unhittable. Then, with a stunning outburst, the Atlanta Braves showed why they are the reigning World Series champions and one of the hottest teams in baseball. Ohtani threw six dominant innings, only to surrender homers to Matt...

Lindor leads Mets' power game in 7-3 win over Morton, Braves

Jul. 13, 2022 19:20 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The New York Mets won two of three in their NL East showdown with the Atlanta Braves despite playing without two of their four All-Stars. It helped that Francisco Lindor played like he should be included at the Midsummer Classic. Lindor led New...