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Giants vs Braves game thread

Giants vs Braves game thread

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/ Ronald Acuña Jr. will continue his chase of a 40-40 season when the Atlanta Braves continue their series against the San Francisco Giants Saturday night at SunTrust Park. Max Fried will be on the mound and will be trying to put a couple of rough outings behind him. San Francisco will counter with right-hander Johnny Cueto who will be making his third start of the season after recovering from Tommy John surgery. PREVIEW | LINEUPS First pitch is scheduled for 7:20 p.m. ET and can be seen on Fox Sports South.
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Austin Riley starts at first as Braves continue series against Giants

Austin Riley starts at first as Braves continue series against Giants

Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports Freddie Freeman, Ozzie Albies get Saturday off The Atlanta Braves will look to clinch a series win and inch closer to the 100 win mark on Saturday when they continue their series against the San Francisco Giants. As expected, the Braves will give the day off to a several of their regular players after clinching the division title last night. Freddie Freeman, Ozzie Albies and Nick Markakis are all out of Saturday’s lineup. Ronald Acuña Jr. is in the lineup and needs three stolen bases to join the 40-40 club. Adeiny Hechavarria gets the start at second...
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September 21: Giants vs Braves

September 21: Giants vs Braves

Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports With the division in hand, Max Fried will take the mound on Saturday and will be looking to recapture his form after two straight subpar starts.
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Max Fried looks for a bounce back outing against the Giants

Max Fried looks for a bounce back outing against the Giants

Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports Fried has allowed 10 combined in his last two starts. With the division clinched, the Atlanta Braves will now focus on preparing themselves for the postseason. While they likely won’t give their regulars extended rest over the final seven games, it is likely that several do see off days this weekend. We will have to wait to see what Saturday’s lineup against the Giants looks like. Max Fried is scheduled to start for Atlanta and will be looking to bounce back from a pair of subpar outings. Fried had everything working back on September 5 when he allowed...
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Photos from Braves’ division clinching celebration

Photos from Braves’ division clinching celebration

Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports The Atlanta Braves are once again NL East Division champs after clinching Friday night with a 6-0 win over the San Francisco Giants. Here is some more images from Friday’s celebration. Hopefully this won’t be the last celebration we see this season.
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Atlanta Braves News: DIVISION CHAMPS

Atlanta Braves News: DIVISION CHAMPS

Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports Braves celebrate second straight division title Atlanta Braves News Braves clinch NL East Division with 6-0 win over the Giants Mike Foltynewicz fired eight shutout innings to help the Atlanta Braves to a 6-0 win over the Giants and to their second straight NL East Division title. Braves celebrate back-to-back division titles Brian Snitker, Freddie Freeman on Braves’ 2nd straight division title Sights and sounds from the Braves’ division title celebration. Nick Markakis: The 2019 Braves possibly ‘the best team I’ve played on’ It has been a...
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Brian Snitker, Freddie Freeman on Braves’ 2nd straight division title

Brian Snitker, Freddie Freeman on Braves’ 2nd straight division title

The Atlanta Braves have done it capturing back-to-back division crowns with a 6-0 win over the San Francisco Giants. Here is what the guys had to say about their second straight trip to the postseason. Brian Snitker addressed the SunTrust Park crowd "This is the greatest feeling in the world."-- Brian Snitker tells @KelsWingert the emotions of another @Braves East title.#ChopOn pic.twitter.com/XoqM2xDtv8— FOX Sports: Braves (@FOXSportsBraves) September 21, 2019 Freddie Freeman "Hopefully this is the first celebration of many this year."-- Freddie Freeman is looking for the...
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Braves celebrate back-to-back division titles

Braves celebrate back-to-back division titles

Photo by Todd Kirkland/ The Atlanta Braves are your 2019 NL East Division champs! The Braves clinched their 19th division championship with a 6-0 win over the San Francisco Giants Friday night at SunTrust Park. Magic number = 0!#ChopOn pic.twitter.com/v2FR0BUuoS— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) September 21, 2019 Division title No. 1️⃣9️⃣ for @Braves pic.twitter.com/J93pHb9odL— FOX Sports: Braves (@FOXSportsBraves) September 21, 2019 Braves Country, it’s time to party!#ChopOn pic.twitter.com/fAeEf2QrJl— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) September 21, 2019 LET THE GOOD...
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Braves Clinch, Foltynewicz Dominates, and Ronnie Gets to Bathe in the Bubbly as Braves Beat Giants 6-0

Braves Clinch, Foltynewicz Dominates, and Ronnie Gets to Bathe in the Bubbly as Braves Beat Giants 6-0

Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports The Atlanta Braves are the 2019 NL EAST Champs! Time to Celebrate!!! Ronald Acuna Jr. really wanted to enjoy his Friday Night. Mike Foltynewicz apparently wanted to as well, as he delivered eight shutout innings in his most dominant performance of the year. The end result was a 6-0 victory over the San Francisco Giants, and back to back NL East Championships for the Atlanta Braves. The Braves offense made sure to establish their impact early. An Acuna Jr. walk, an Ozzie Albies single, and a Freddie Freeman sac fly led to a 1-0 lead. Foltynewicz cruised...
Sep 20, 2019
Giants vs. Braves Game Thread: September 20th, 2019

Giants vs. Braves Game Thread: September 20th, 2019

Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports Beede vs. Foltynewicz In whichever way you may choose to do, get all the essentials ready to celebrate late into the night. As the Braves take the field on Friday, they could be just a few hours away from achieving their first goal in what hopefully will be one of the most memorable years in franchise history. Please enjoy the commentary, conversation, and hopefully celebration below. Enjoy and Embrace the moment as much as you can if we can earn the victory tonight. GO BRAVES!
Sep 20, 2019
Braves and Giants both feature left-handers to produce against Beede and Folty

Braves and Giants both feature left-handers to produce against Beede and Folty

Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports Braves hope for a productive night throughout the order. A win tonight wins the East.#ChopOn pic.twitter.com/PFgdfRUUOi— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) September 20, 2019 At this point, it seems likely that this Braves lineup will be the one featured against right handers in the playoffs. While the names may not jump off the page, the production certainly can. Ozzie Albies and Matt Joyce have been the best Braves regulars over the past week, with Nick Markakis certainly adding value as well. Ronald Acuna Jr. , Freddie Freeman, and Josh Donaldson will...
Sep 20, 2019
Braves welcome Giants as they look to claim the crown and become back to back division champs

Braves welcome Giants as they look to claim the crown and become back to back division champs

Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports For both the Franchise and their Fans, everyone associated with the Braves is ready to let the champagne flow Friday night. It is wonderful that this moment could happen on a Friday night. Especially this one, with Braves fans from all across the South getting hyped for a big sports weekend of baseball, football, and hopefully celebration. Before the festivities begin, business must be attended too. After a fourteen game stretch where the Braves took care of business versus the Phillies and the Nationals, the Braves find themselves one simple victory away...
Sep 20, 2019
FanPulse: Which team will be the biggest postseason let down?

FanPulse: Which team will be the biggest postseason let down?

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/ Spoiler: Not the Braves Welcome to SB Nation FanPulse, a survey of fans across MLB. Each week, we send 30 polls to plugged in fans from each team. Braves fans, sign up HERE to join FanPulse. We are just over a week away from the end of the regular season and the start of the 2019 MLB Postseason. This week’s national FanPulse question asked which team will be the biggest letdown in the playoffs. The choices included the Braves, Astros, Dodgers and Yankees. When I saw this I figured that the Braves would win this in a landslide so I am a bit surprised by the...
Sep 20, 2019
September 20: Giants vs Braves

September 20: Giants vs Braves

Photo by Mitchell Layton/ Mike Foltynewicz takes the mound Friday as the Atlanta Braves look to clinch a second straight NL East division crown against the San Francisco Giants.
Sep 20, 2019
Atlanta Braves News: Ronald Acuña 40-40 chase, top prospects and more

Atlanta Braves News: Ronald Acuña 40-40 chase, top prospects and more

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/ Acuña is just three stolen bases away from a 40-40 season. Atlanta Braves News Acuña reaches 40 homer mark as Braves knock off Phillies, 5-4 The Braves snapped a three-game losing streak and reduced their magic number to one with a 5-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday. Mike Soroka allowed two runs over five innings while Ronald Acuña Jr. launched his 40th home run of the season. Acuña nearing 40-40 mark Acuña is now the youngest player ever to record a 40 homer, 30 steal season. He is just three steals away from joining the 40-40 club. Drew...