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Sean Murphy has pair of 2-run homers and Braves earn 3-game sweep of Tigers with 7-0 victory

Jun. 19, 2024 16:31 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Sean Murphy hit a pair of two-run homers, Reynaldo López threw five scoreless innings and the Atlanta Braves completed a three-game sweep of the Detroit Tigers with a 7-0 victory on Wednesday. López (5-2) lowered his MLB-leading ERA to 1.57. He allowed seven hits,...

Spencer Schwellenbach shuts down Tigers for 1st MLB victory as Braves win 2-1

Jun. 18, 2024 23:00 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Spencer Schwellenbach earned his first major league win and Ozzie Albies delivered a key hit for the second straight game as the Atlanta Braves downed the Detroit Tigers 2-1 on Tuesday night. The Braves also beat the Tigers 2-1 on Monday in the series opener. ...

Albies hits go-ahead homer in 8th as Braves overcome strong start by Olson and beat Tigers 2-1

Jun. 17, 2024 22:43 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Ozzie Albies hit a go-ahead home run with two outs in the eighth and the Atlanta Braves overcame a strong start by Detroit right-hander Reese Olson to beat the Tigers 2-1 on Monday night. Albies hit his fifth homer of the season 407 feet, high into the right field...

Braves' Grant Holmes makes major league debut after decade in minors, throws 3 scoreless innings

Jun. 16, 2024 18:04 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Braves' bullpen received an unexpected boost from someone who has been waiting a long time to make an impact in the major leagues. Right-hander Grant Holmes made his big league debut on Sunday after 10 years in the minors, working three scoreless innings in...

Jose Siri hits tiebreaking 2-run homer in 9th, Rays beat Braves 8-6 to avoid sweep

Jun. 16, 2024 16:31 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Jose Siri hit tiebreaking, two-run homer in the ninth inning off Braves closer Raisel Iglesias, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat Atlanta 8-6 on Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep. Ben Rortvedt hit the first grand slam of his career in the fourth and Brandon Lowe was...

Marcell Ozuna hits 1 of 4 Braves home runs in 9-2 rout of Rays

Jun. 15, 2024 19:51 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Marcell Ozuna had three hits including one of four Braves home runs and Atlanta's offensive resurgence continued in a 9-2 rout of the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday. Jarred Kelenic, in his first game batting leadoff for the Braves after a hamstring injury to Michael...

Riley, Ozuna lead hitting revival in Braves' 7-3 win over Rays, helping Sale improve to 7-0 at home

Jun. 14, 2024 22:05 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Austin Riley drove in three runs with three hits, including a two-run homer, Marcell Ozuna added a three-run shot and the Atlanta Braves' long-suffering offense offered signs of recovery in a 7-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night. Chris Sale (9-2)...

Braves leadoff hitter Michael Harris II headed to IL with hamstring injury

Jun. 14, 2024 22:32 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta leadoff hitter and center fielder Michael Harris II will be placed on the 10-day injured list after leaving the Braves' game against the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night with tightness in his left hamstring. Harris led off the first inning with a single off...

Lopez, Albies shine as Braves beat Orioles 6-3 and snap slide

Jun. 13, 2024 17:43 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — After Reynaldo Lopez matched his season high with eight strikeouts over six shutout innings in the Atlanta Braves' 6-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday, the new MLB ERA leader revealed the catalyst for exceptional season: his wife. “She was...

GM on Braves' struggles: 'It's about making sure you get to the playoffs one way or the other'

Jun. 12, 2024 21:54 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Atlanta general manager Alex Anthopoulos held a media session before a game — which sort of says it all about how the Braves have been playing. “I don’t normally do scrums during the season, because we’ve done well," he told reporters Wednesday. "If I’m...