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Prospect Grissom homers in debut, Braves beat Red Sox 8-4

Aug. 10, 2022 23:31 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Vaughn Grissom was rounding third when it sank in. He had just cleared the Green Monster for his first big league hit, and he gave himself an emphatic clap before finishing his home run trot. “That was like a ‘We made it’ moment, I guess," the...

Braves call up top prospect Grissom, bring back RHP Yates

Aug. 10, 2022 17:08 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Atlanta Braves called up prized prospect Vaughn Grissom to play second base Wednesday and brought back former Padres closer Kirby Yates from a rehab assignment — nearly two years after he last pitched in the big leagues. The 21-year-old Grissom was in the...

Naquin's two homers, Diaz's two-inning save lift Mets

Aug. 04, 2022 23:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Deadline acquisition Tyler Naquin homered twice in his home debut, Edwin Diaz locked down his first two-inning save as a pro and the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 6-4 Thursday night to open a pivotal five-game series between the NL East rivals. Pete Alonso...

Braves make flurry of trades looking for another title run

Aug. 02, 2022 20:22 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Looking to replicate the deals that helped carry them to a World Series title in 2021, the Atlanta Braves added another starting pitcher, bolstered their bullpen and bulked up the outfield ahead of the trade deadline Tuesday. After acquiring corner outfielder Robbie...

Veteran Adrianza returns to Braves in trade with Nationals

Aug. 01, 2022 13:07 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves re-acquired infielder Ehire Adrianza from the Washington Nationals in exchange for a minor league outfielder on Monday. The Braves cleared a spot for Adrianza when veteran Robinson Canó was designated for assignment after hitting .154 in nine...

Riley's hot bat, Wright's 13th win lead Braves past D-backs

Jul. 29, 2022 23:11 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Austin Riley is scorching hot and pleased that he's helping the Atlanta Braves maintain striking distance lead in the NL East. Riley had a homer and three RBIs, Kyle Wright earned his NL-leading 13th victory and the Atlanta Braves beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-2 on...

Judge, Yanks on top as baseball returns from All-Star break

Jul. 20, 2022 13:46 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Aaron Judge and the New York Yankees, Mookie Betts and the Los Angeles Dodgers, Jose Altuve and the Houston Astros — they're all just looking for more of the same. The Atlanta Braves' title defense is rolling along, and Julio Rodríguez and the Seattle Mariners are looking to...

Braves newcomer Canó starts vs Mets, who cut him in May

Jul. 11, 2022 18:13 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Robinson Canó remains confident in his skills as he has been given an opportunity to revive his career at 39 while starting — at least on a fill-in basis — for the defending World Series champion Atlanta Braves. Canó carries a .301 career batting average with...

Braves acquire Canó in minor league trade for $1

Jul. 11, 2022 10:54 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves have acquired veteran second baseman Robinson Canó for $1 in a minor league deal with the San Diego Padres. Canó, 39, hit a combined .149 with one homer and four RBIs in 74 at-bats for the Padres and New York Mets this season. He has batted .333...

Trout, Ohtani, Betts, Turner to start All-Star Game in LA

Jul. 08, 2022 19:40 PM EDT

Mike Trout and Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels were elected Friday to start in the July 19 All-Star Game along with Mookie Betts and Trea Turner of the host Dodgers. Toronto catcher Alejandro Kirk and Miami second baseman Jazz Chisholm Jr. were voted to start as first-time...