12:25 PM EDT, Tue September 26, 2017
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Braves vs Mets final score: Lucas Sims solid as Atlanta takes Game 1

Braves vs Mets final score: Lucas Sims solid as Atlanta takes Game 1

Sims turned in a solid effort as the Braves take Game 1 from the Mets. Lucas Sims turned in a solid performance on the mound and the Atlanta Braves offense took care of the rest in an 9-2 win over the New York Mets in Game 1 of Monday’s doubleheader. Sims took control early and held the Mets at bay going a career-high 6 2/3 innings while allowing five hits and two runs. Sims struck out six and walked just two while earning his third win of the season. The game was scoreless until the fourth when Ozzie Albies turned on an inside pitch and drove it into the right field stands for his...
20 hours ago
Game 1: Braves vs Mets game thread

Game 1: Braves vs Mets game thread

Braves Lineup Inciarte - CFAlbies - 2BFreeman - 1BMarkakis - RFFlowers - CRuiz - 3BSwanson - SSPeterson - LFSims - P Mets Lineup Aoki - RFReyes - 2BNimmo - LFEvans - 3BSmith - 1BRosario - SSLagares - CFNido - CFlexen - P Game Info Game Time: 4:10 p.m. ET TV: Fox Sports Southeast
23 hours ago
Braves vs Mets preview: Atlanta set for doubleheader action in New York

Braves vs Mets preview: Atlanta set for doubleheader action in New York

Atlanta’s final road trip of the season begins with a doubleheader against the Mets. The final road trip of the 2017 season gets underway Monday afternoon for the Atlanta Braves with a doubleheader against the New York Mets. Atlanta will send a pair of young arms to the mound in the twin bill with Lucas Sims getting the nod in Game 1 with Max Fried taking the hill in Game 2. Sims pitched well in a spot start last week against the Nationals allowing three hits and one run over five innings of work. He made seven starts before shifting to the bullpen to make room for Luiz Gohara in the...
Sep 24, 2017
John Coppolella expects 2018 Braves to be much younger

John Coppolella expects 2018 Braves to be much younger

Coppy spoke about 2018 during Sunday’s final home game at SunTrust Park. There will be plenty of decisions that will have to be made by the Atlanta Braves once the 2017 season is over but it appears that they will be fielding a younger team in 2018. Braves GM John Coppolella spoke to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Mark Bradley on Sunday on a variety of topics including an early hint at what the 2018 roster might look like. “I think we’re going to see a younger team. We’ve got arguably the best prospect in the game (outfielder Ronald Acuna) pushing his way up to Atlanta....
Sep 23, 2017
Brian Snitker expected to meet with Braves soon to discuss future, per report

Brian Snitker expected to meet with Braves soon to discuss future, per report

Snitker expected to discuss job status with team officials as soon as Saturday. While rumors continue to circulate about potential changes in the Atlanta Braves front office, the job status of the team’s current manager remains uncertain. Snitker appeared safe to return for 2018 earlier in the season but that appears to be less uncertain with each passing day as we draw closer to the final week of the season. USA TODAY’s Bob Nightengale reports that Snitker will soon sit down to discuss his status with Braves officials, perhaps even as soon as Saturday. Brian Snitker expected to...
Sep 21, 2017
Nationals vs Braves preview: R.A. Dickey looks to snap skid

Nationals vs Braves preview: R.A. Dickey looks to snap skid

Braves look to avoid sweep and snap four-game losing streak. The Atlanta Braves look to snap a four-game losing streak Thursday night when they wrap up a three-game set against the Nationals. R.A. Dickey will take the mound for the Braves while Washington will counter with right hander Tanner Roark. Dickey is looking to snap out of a rough stretch of three games where he has allowed 16 runs in just 14 1/3 innings. He has struggled to command his knuckleball and has walked eight batters over his last three starts. He walked seven total through five starts in August. Dickey is 0-2 with a...
Sep 19, 2017
Atlanta Braves 40-man roster outlook

Atlanta Braves 40-man roster outlook

A closer look at Atlanta’s 40-man roster as it stands at the end of the season. There is still roughly two weeks remaining in the regular season but September call-ups are likely finished and below is a closer look at the Atlanta Braves roster as it will stand heading into the offseason. Atlanta currently has one open spot on the 40-man along with three players who are on the 60-day DL. The team has four pending free agents, two of which currently have team options for the 2018 season. Tyler Flowers looks like a lock to return given his production and cheap price tag ($4 million). The...
Sep 17, 2017
Mets vs Braves final score: Atlanta can’t find any offense in 5-1 loss

Mets vs Braves final score: Atlanta can’t find any offense in 5-1 loss

Atlanta manages just four hits against Mets pitching. Julio Teheran turned in another solid outing but the Atlanta Braves couldn’t give him any run support in a 5-1 loss to the New York Mets. Teheran’s day got off to a rocky start when he walked leadoff man Nori Aoki who scored on a triple by Jose Reyes to put the Mets in front 1-0. Teheran then walked Brandon Nimmo to put runners at the corners before striking out Kevin Plawecki thanks to a generous third strike call by home plate umpire C.B. Bucknor. Teheran followed with his third free pass of the inning to Dominic Smith to load...
Sep 17, 2017
Mets vs Braves game thread

Mets vs Braves game thread

Braves Lineup Inciarte - CFAlbies - 2BFreeman - 1BMarkakis - RFCamargo - 3BSwanson - SSPeterson - LFFreitas - CTeheran - P Mets Lineup Aoki - RFReyes - 2BNimmo - LFPlawecki - CSmith - 1BRosario - SSLagares - CFEvans - 3BGsellman - P Game Info Game Time: 1:35 p.m. ET TV: Fox Sports South
Sep 17, 2017
Mets vs Braves preview: Julio Teheran looks to finish strong

Mets vs Braves preview: Julio Teheran looks to finish strong

Julio Teheran hopes to continue his strong end of the season run on Sunday when the Braves take on the Mets. Julio Teheran looks to continue his strong end of the season run and the Atlanta Braves look to get back in the win column on Sunday when they wrap up a three-game series against the New York Mets. After struggling over the early part of the season, Teheran has returned to form during August and September. He spun seven shutout innings in his last start against Washington and is 3-0 with a 1.93 ERA over his last three outings. Sunday’s start with be Teheran’s 30th of the...
Sep 17, 2017
Atlanta Braves News: Freddie Freeman’s wrist looks fine

Atlanta Braves News: Freddie Freeman’s wrist looks fine

Freddie Freeman has been on a tear since his “wet newspaper” comment. Braves News Braves can’t solve Jacob deGrom in 7-3 loss to Mets Atlanta was powerless against Mets starter Jacob DeGrom who allowed just five hits and one run over seven strong innings Saturday night. R.A. Dickey wasn’t as fortunate allowing five runs over five innings in a 7-3 loss. The two teams wrap up the series on Sunday. Bo Porter is likely replacement if Braves don’t bring back Brian Snitker FanRag’s Jon Heyman reported early this week that the Braves were evaluating their managerial position for...
Sep 16, 2017
Atlanta Braves News: Mike Foltynewicz expected to miss next start

Atlanta Braves News: Mike Foltynewicz expected to miss next start

Injury updates on Folty, Kemp, awards for Acuna, Soroka and more. Braves News Braves dink-and-dunk their way to victory over Mets Sean Newcomb struck out eight over 5 1/3 while Lane Adams’ fifth inning sacrifice fly was the difference in a 3-2 win for the Braves over the Mets. Newcomb allowed six hits and walked just one while picking up his third win of the season. Braves’ Matt Kemp removed in 5th inning Friday with left hamstring tightness Matt Kemp exited Friday’s game in the top of the fifth inning after experiencing tightness in his left hamstring. Kemp has battled hamstring...
Sep 13, 2017
Braves assessing managerial situation for 2018, per report

Braves assessing managerial situation for 2018, per report

If Snitker doesn’t return, Braves are expected to heavily consider a pair of in-house candidates. Brian Snitker’s job status as manager of the Atlanta Braves remains up in the air with just a few weeks remaining in the 2017 regular season. A new report suggests that Snitker is uncertain to return and that if the Braves do make a change it will be likely one of two in-house candidates that replace him. FanRag Sports’ Jon Heyman reports that the Braves are assessing their managerial position for 2018 and that it is uncertain as to whether or not Snitker will return to the dugout....
Sep 13, 2017
Braves make front office additions official

Braves make front office additions official

Braves officially announce the additions of Adam Fisher and Perry Minasian to their front office. The Atlanta Braves have officially announced the additions of Adam Fisher and Perry Minasian to the team’s front office. The move was initially reported earlier this week by USA TODAY’s Bob Nightengale but made official by the team today through a press release. “We are thrilled to add Adam and Perry to our staff,” Coppolella said. “They are both extremely talented and hard-working individuals who will help to make the Braves better. Adam and Perry will play big roles as our...
Sep 12, 2017
Braves vs Nationals game thread

Braves vs Nationals game thread

Braves Lineup Inciarte - CFAlbies - 2BFreeman - 1BKemp - LFMarkakis - RFSuzuki - CCamargo - 3BSwanson - SSTeheran - P Nationals Lineup Turner - SSKendrick - RFMurphy - 2BZimmermann - 1BRendon - 3BLind - LFTaylor - CFWieters - CGonzalez Game Info Game Time: 7:05 p.m. ET TV: Fox Sports Southeast

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