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Braves will need time to recover from latest playoff flop

Oct. 10, 2019 4:32 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — One day later, Brian Snitker had shed his uniform but was still wearing the pain of yet another one-and-done postseason exit for the Atlanta Braves. "It's going to take me a while to kind of get over this whole thing," the manager said Thursday. Snitker and general manager Alex Anthopoulos...

10-spot: Cards oust Braves from NLDS with record 1st inning

Oct. 10, 2019 4:59 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals turned the diamond into a giant pinball machine, dinging hits all over SunTrust Park. By the time the Atlanta Braves finally got the third out, it was the most productive first inning in postseason history. The Cardinals scored 10 runs their first time up and dealt...

10-spot: Cardinals score 10 runs in 1st inning vs Braves

Oct. 9, 2019 6:12 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals have scored a record 10 runs in the first inning of the decisive Game 5 of the NL Division Series against the Atlanta Braves. The biggest first inning in MLB playoff history stunned the crowd at SunTrust Park on Wednesday and put the Braves on course to tie a big...

Foltynewicz, Duvall lead Braves to 3-0 win over Cardinals

Oct. 4, 2019 8:48 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — When Mike Foltynewicz was summering in the minor leagues, it was hard to envision an October like this. Yet there he was Friday, coming through when Atlanta needed it most. Foltynewicz threw seven dominating innings, Adam Duvall hit a pinch-hit homer and the Braves evened the NL Division...

Braves replace injured Martin with Teheran on NLDS roster

Oct. 4, 2019 3:26 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves received approval Friday to replace injured reliever Chris Martin with Julio Teheran on their NL Division Series roster. The switch will have a big impact on the Braves' pitching plans, with 17-game winner Max Fried possibly taking a more significant role in the bullpen....

A capsule look at the Cardinals-Braves playoff series

Oct. 1, 2019 7:16 PM EDT

A look at the best-of-five National League Division Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and Atlanta Braves: ___ Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Thursday, at Atlanta, 5:02 p.m. (TBS); Game 2, Friday, at Atlanta, 4:37 p.m. (TBS); Game 3, Sunday, at St. Louis, TBA (TBS); x-Game 4, Monday, at St. Louis, TBA...

Monsters of middle relief: Best bets from October bullpens

Sep. 30, 2019 2:59 AM EDT

It's been three years since Andrew Miller led the Cleveland Indians to the brink of a World Series championship by coming out of the bullpen early and often, and bulk work from relievers has been an October staple since. Whether it's Brewers All-Star Josh Hader stretching out for three innings or Astros ace...

LEADING OFF: Playoff field set, Paxton and Correa ailing

Sep. 28, 2019 3:13 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: PLAYOFF POSITION The 10-team field for the postseason is set — Oakland and Tampa Bay clinched the last two spots and will meet in the AL wild-card game Wednesday night. The clubs are now tied and the A's will host the matchup if they wind up even. The...

Max Fried sharp as Braves roll past Giants, 8-1

Sep. 21, 2019 11:06 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — On an Atlanta team assured of its best record since 2013, Max Fried has the most wins of any Braves pitcher since 2010. Fried can only hope that will be good enough to land a spot in Atlanta's postseason rotation. Fried threw 5 1/3 scoreless innings in a strong recovery from two poor starts,...

Braves clinch 2nd straight NL East title, eliminate Giants

Sep. 20, 2019 11:49 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman didn't care that his eyes kept tearing up from all the beer and champagne soakings. It seemed like every teammate stopped by to blast him, and he loved every minute of it. "This is the first step of hopefully a few celebrations to come," he said with a big, wet smile. "We're...