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May 22, 2018
Braves News: Offense goes quietly in series opener at Philly

Braves News: Offense goes quietly in series opener at Philly

The Braves were baffled by Phillies starter Nick Pivetta for seven shutout innings on Monday. BRAVES NEWS Braves lose 3-0, NL East lead down to ½ game All the joy that was brought about with the Braves’ ninth-inning comeback victory over the Marlins on Sunday was quickly dashed by Nick Pivetta and the Phillies on Monday. The right-hander kept Atlanta hitters off-balance all game, and finished the contest having pitched seven shutout innings against the highest-scoring team in the National League. Encouraging for the Braves though, was the performance of Mike Foltynewicz, who completed...
May 17, 2018
Braves News: Young guns get it done to rally past Cubs

Braves News: Young guns get it done to rally past Cubs

The Braves’ two young phenoms atop the lineup gave the club a late lead on Wednesday, securing a victory for Atlanta. BRAVES NEWS Albies, Acuña club Cubs late in 4-1 Braves win The Braves got six strong innings from Brandon McCarthy on Wednesday, as he left having allowing just one run while striking out eight. His solid work, coupled with three shutout innings from the bullpen allowed Atlanta to hold a tie with the Cubs until the eighth inning. Ozzie Albies got the party started with a one-out triple to right-center, then Ronald Acuna singled him home to give the Braves a 2-1 lead. A...
May 15, 2018
Braves News: 6-1 road trip propels Atlanta to pinnacle of NL

Braves News: 6-1 road trip propels Atlanta to pinnacle of NL

The Braves currently own the best record in the National League as they return home from a very successful road trip. BRAVES NEWS Braves barely hang on for 6-5 win over Cubs The Braves jumped out to an early lead in this one, as Ozzie Albies homered on the second pitch of the game to stake Atlanta starter Julio Teheran to a 1-0 advantage. Teheran would surrender that lead in the second inning on an Albert Almora two-run homer, but a Tyler Flowers two-run blast in the next half-inning put the Braves back ahead 3-2. That lead would be erased by a Kris Bryant two-run homer in the bottom half,...
May 10, 2018
Braves News: Teheran dominates in series finale

Braves News: Teheran dominates in series finale

Julio Teheran was dominant on Wednesday, giving the Braves a two-game sweep over the lowly Rays. BRAVES NEWS Julio Teheran works his way through six scoreless innings as Braves win 5-2 The Braves were once again carried by a magnificent performance on the mound, with Julio Teheran holding the Rays scoreless for six innings. Teheran allowed just four hits while striking out seven to give the Atlanta bullpen a short night of work, which was also the case on Tuesday with Sean Newcomb going six innings as well. The Atlanta offense gave Teheran a five-run cushion early in the contest, with Nick...
May 8, 2018
Braves News: When will Riley arrive in Atlanta?

Braves News: When will Riley arrive in Atlanta?

The Braves promoted a top prospect to Triple-A on Sunday, but when will he make the leap to the major leagues? BRAVES NEWS Inbox: Will Braves call up prospect Riley in ‘18? Braves beat writer Mark Bowman speculates upon the potential arrival date for third baseman Austin Riley, who was promoted to Triple-A Gwinnett over the weekend. Riley destroyed the Southern League to begin the season, and as Bowman notes, now has little resistance to keep him from overtaking the third base job in Atlanta. The Braves were pleased with what they saw from Bautista defensively this past weekend, and...
May 3, 2018
Braves News: Atlanta sits atop the NL East

Braves News: Atlanta sits atop the NL East

The Braves are leading the NL East at the moment, and while it is early, expectations are steadily growing for the club. BRAVES NEWS Sean Newcomb neutralizes Mets as Braves pick up solid 7-0 win The Braves have been swinging hot bats of late, and have done so thus far in New York, but the star of the show on Wednesday was left-hander Sean Newcomb. The 24-year-old has long been hampered by inconsistent fastball command, but he has been sharp thus far in 2018, and pitched maybe the best game of his career to beat the Mets on Wednesday. Newcomb fired seven shutout innings, allowing just two...
May 1, 2018
Braves News: Atlanta set to square off against division-leading Mets

Braves News: Atlanta set to square off against division-leading Mets

The Braves begin a three game series in Queens on Tuesday, facing a Mets team led by Noah Syndergaard and Jacob deGrom. BRAVES NEWS Braves vs Mets schedule and probable pitchers The Braves face a difficult task this week against the Mets. who will feature Noah Syndergaard on Tuesday and Jacob deGrom on Wednesday, and currently sit atop the NL East by 11⁄2 games over Atlanta. The Braves will counter with Sean Newcomb and Julio Teheran, respectively, before a Thursday showdown between Mike Foltynewicz and Jason Vargas. This should be an interesting series, if nothing else, as the Braves...
Apr 24, 2018
Braves News: Bullpen rocked by Reds

Braves News: Bullpen rocked by Reds

The Braves were forced to rely heavily on their bullpen Monday against the Reds, and the results were less than stellar. BRAVES NEWS Walks Strike Again, Doom Braves to 10-4 loss The Braves only got 4.2 innings from starter Mike Foltynewicz on Monday, which gave the Atlanta bullpen a lot of ground to cover. Foltynewicz exited having allowed two runs while walking four batters, striking out seven. With the score tied at two, Sam Freeman entered and promptly ended the fifth, but failed to retire any of the three batters he faced in the sixth, all of whom scored to break open the game. The...

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