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McNeil lifts Mets over Braves 1-0 for doubleheader split

Jul. 27, 2021 00:17 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jeff McNeil laced his second go-ahead hit in two days Monday night, when his RBI double in the fifth inning sent the New York Mets to a 1-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves and a doubleheader split. Kyle Muller threw five sharp innings to earn his second...

LEADING OFF: Ohtani hits MLB-high 35th HR, now faces Rockies

Jul. 25, 2021 18:59 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Monday: ___ A SHO NO-NO? Shohei Ohtani has done it all this season, from leading the majors in home runs to throwing 100 mph heat while starting the All-Star Game. ...

Nola's gem lifts Phillies over Braves 2-1

Jul. 25, 2021 16:36 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Aaron Nola came within one out of a shutout, and the Philadelphia Phillies edged the Atlanta Braves 2-1 Sunday to earn a split of their four-game series. Nola allowed four hits and struck out nine in 8 2/3 innings. Jean Segura hit a solo homer in the...

Five homers help Braves power past Phillies, 15-3

Jul. 24, 2021 22:55 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Atlanta used the long ball in a big way as Freddie Freeman, Abraham Almonte, Ozzie Albies, Austin Riley and Joc Peterson all homered to lead the Braves past the Philadelphia Phillies in a 15-3 rout Saturday night. The win allowed the Braves to move...

Harper steals home, Wheeler looks strong in Phils' 5-1 win

Jul. 23, 2021 23:25 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Zack Wheeler returned to his All-Star form for seven innings, Bryce Harper stole three bases, including home, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 5-1 Friday night. J.T. Realmuto hit his 10th homer and Jean Segura had a tiebreaking,...

Swanson's slam powers Braves over Phillies 7-2

Jul. 22, 2021 23:26 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Dansby Swanson hit his first career grand slam, Orlando Arcia added a solo shot and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-2 on Thursday night to inch closer in the NL East race. Charlie Morton (9-4) allowed two earned runs over six...

Padres win 1st game, 2nd game of doubleheader suspended

Jul. 21, 2021 23:23 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The second game of a split doubleheader between the San Diego Padres and Atlanta Braves was suspended by rain in the middle of the fifth inning Wednesday night. The game will resume at a date yet to be determined. “It will be picked...

LEADING OFF: Jays finish up in Buffalo, Pads-Braves twinbill

Jul. 20, 2021 23:57 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Wednesday: ___ SHUFFLE OUTTA BUFFALO Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and the Blue Jays are set to play their final home game in Buffalo when they host the Red Sox. The...

Freeman, Toussaint spark Braves to 2-1 win over Padres

Jul. 20, 2021 23:38 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman homered off Yu Darvish in the sixth inning, Touki Toussaint allowed one run and three hits in his season debut, and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Diego Padres 2-1 on Tuesday night. Toussaint, who missed the first 3½ months rehabbing a...

Padres-Braves rained out, doubleheader set for Wednesday

Jul. 19, 2021 20:36 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The game between the Atlanta Braves and San Diego Padres was postponed on Monday night because of rain and will be made up as part of a day-night doubleheader on Wednesday. Wednesday’s first game will start at 12:20 p.m. as scheduled. The makeup game...