ATLANTA - Just in time, Carlos Correa and the Houston Astros broke out the bats.Because if they had waited any longer, this World Series would've been over.Staggered by Adam Duvall's grand slam in the first inning, Correa ...
Nov 1, 2021
ATLANTA - A guy who spent most of the season in the minors kept the Braves in it. Then the offense finally came to life.Just like that, Atlanta is one win from its first World Series title in 26 years.Dansby Swanson ...
Oct 31, 2021
HOUSTON- A healthy swing by Jorge Soler powered the Atlanta Braves to a smashing start in the World Series.In the lineup for the first time since a positive COVID-19 test, Soler became the first player to begin a World Series ...
Oct 27, 2021
CHICAGO - Looking at the Chicago White Sox, Dallas Keuchel saw a team on the rise, a solid catching situation and a clubhouse with a positive reputation.There also was a hidden bonus."Just being on the South Side, the black and white, ...
Dec 31, 2019
ST. LOUIS - They all knew. Every single one of them. Paul Goldschmidt and all the St. Louis Cardinals. Ozzie Albies and the rest of the Atlanta Braves.Tough to beat Yadier Molina in a big postseason spot.Molina pushed the Cardinals to ...
Oct 8, 2019
ST. LOUIS - Through injuries and slumps, demotions and disappointments, Dansby Swanson and Adam Duvall got ready for the big moment.When it arrived, they were ready.Swanson hit a tying double with two outs in the ninth inning and Duvall delivered a ...
Oct 7, 2019
ATLANTA - When Mike Foltynewicz was summering in the minor leagues, it was hard to envision an October like this.Yet there he was Friday (Saturday, Manila time), coming through when Atlanta needed it most.Foltynewicz threw seven dominating innings, Adam Duvall hit ...
Oct 5, 2019
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves capped a most surprising season by clinching their first NL East crown since 2013, with Mike Foltynewicz taking a no-hitter into the seventh inning Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) in a 5-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies. ...
Sep 23, 2018
ATLANTA - Ronald Acuna's chance to extend his three-game streak of leadoff homers was put on hold when the Marlins' Jose Urena hit him with his first pitch on Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time), triggering a melee that led ...
Aug 16, 2018
ATLANTA - Nationals ace Max Scherzer singled as a pinch hitter in the 14th inning and scored the tiebreaking run on Wilmer Difo's triple, sparking Washington to a 5-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time).In ...
Jun 3, 2018
PHILADELPHIA - Nick Pivetta struck out seven over seven innings, and Nick Williams and Aaron Altherr each homered to lead the Phillies to a 3-0 win over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time).The Phillies took the opener of ...
May 22, 2018
CINCINNATI - Prized prospect Ronald Acuna Jr. looked like a polished veteran.The 20-year-old Acuna singled and scored the tying run in the eighth inning of his big league debut, and the Atlanta Braves went on to beat the Cincinnati Reds ...
Apr 26, 2018
LONDON - Formula One is being bought by Liberty Media, a US company that invests in entertainment and sports, for $4.4 billion.Liberty Media Corp., which is controlled by 75-year-old tycoon John Malone, has ended years of uncertainty about the ...
Sep 8, 2016
CHICAGO - When Chicago Cubs slugger Kyle Schwarber was lost for the season with a knee injury, Matt Szczur took on a new role as a reserve outfielder.Szczur on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) joined the long list of key contributors to the ...
Apr 30, 2016
ATLANTA - Extra innings on the road left Dusty Baker exhausted but happy in his debut as Nationals manager."It's kind of like the game telling me, welcome back," Baker said.Daniel Murphy, also making his Washington debut, was a huge ...
Apr 5, 2016
MIAMI - Jose Fernandez is so good at home he can give up four runs in the first inning and still win.The Miami Marlins ace became the first pitcher in the modern era to win his first 17 career home decisions, overcoming ...
Sep 26, 2015
ATLANTA - New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi says baseball "has a way of evening out."Following a sluggish end to a homestand that cost the Yankees the American League East lead, things evened out for their bats in a big way against ...
Aug 31, 2015
ATLANTA - A fan died after falling from the upper deck into the lower-level stands at Turner Field on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) during a game between the Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees.Lt. Charles Hampton of the Atlanta Police ...
Aug 30, 2015
BOSTON - Boston Red Sox fans seemed too excited about the end of a long losing streak to notice the significance of Brock Holt hitting a triple in the eighth inning.Holt was a little surprised himself after the three-base hit meant ...
Jun 17, 2015
ATLANTA - Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Will Smith was ejected for allegedly having pine tar on his right forearm in the seventh inning Thursday night (Friday, Manila time) against the Atlanta Braves.With the bases loaded and one out and Atlanta leading 2- ...
May 22, 2015
LOS ANGELES - Juan Uribe hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth inning after Clayton Kershaw started on short rest for the Dodgers in a 4-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time), sending Los ...
Oct 8, 2013
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