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Brewers hang on for 5-4 win over Braves

Brewers hang on for 5-4 win over Braves

By TOM KERTSCHER MILWAUKEE (AP) — After Christian Yelich helped give the Milwaukee Brewers a big early lead, Josh Hader preserved the win that nearly got away. Hader struck out Ozzie Albies with two outs and the tying run on third in the ninth inning to save the 5-4 win over the Atlanta Braves on…More

Freeman, Fried power scorching hot Braves past Brewers, 4-2

Freeman, Fried power scorching hot Braves past Brewers, 4-2

MILWAUKEE (AP) — One pitch was all Freddie Freeman needed to power the Atlanta Braves to their fifth straight victory. The left-handed slugger sent an offering from Milwaukee Brewers starter Adrian Houser deep to center field to bring home three of the Braves’ four runs in a 4-2 win Monday night. “We’ve been clicking for…More

Braves interested in Madison Bumgarner leading up to trade deadline

Braves interested in Madison Bumgarner leading up to trade deadline

By Matt Weitz – 680 The Fan ATLANTA – As the trade deadline approaches, the Braves are eyeing San Francisco Giants pitching ace Madison Bumgarner to add to their rotation. Though Bumgarner is not what he used to be, he has something most pitchers on the Braves staff lack, postseason experience.  Bumgarner won three World Series…More

Donaldson homers, scores go-ahead run in Braves’ 7-5 win

Donaldson homers, scores go-ahead run in Braves’ 7-5 win

Associated Press SAN DIEGO — Josh Donaldson and the Atlanta Braves have opened the second half at full speed. Donaldson hit a two-run homer in the first inning and then scored the go-ahead run on Ozzie Albies‘ single with one out in the 10th, and the Braves held on for a 7-5 victory over the…More

Donaldson, Acuna Jr. homer in Braves’ 5-3 win vs Padres

Donaldson, Acuna Jr. homer in Braves’ 5-3 win vs Padres

By BERNIE WILSON SAN DIEGO (AP) — Josh Donaldson and Dallas Keuchel provide a 1-2 veteran punch on an Atlanta Braves team that’s otherwise loaded with young stars. Donaldson homered twice and drove in four runs, Ronald Acuna Jr. had a 455-foot shot and Keuchel pitched seven strong innings to lead the NL East-leading Braves…More

Culberson’s ‘clutch’ throw saves Braves’ 4-3 win over Miami

Culberson’s ‘clutch’ throw saves Braves’ 4-3 win over Miami

By CHARLES ODUM ATLANTA (AP) — Charlie Culberson has only a lukewarm acceptance of his “Charlie Clutch” nickname. Culberson only made the moniker more difficult to shed with his game-saving throw to the plate in the ninth inning against Miami. Josh Donaldson capped his strong first-half finish by hitting a two-run homer and Culberson’s defensive…More

Swanson, Albies helps Braves rally to beat Phillies 12-6

Swanson, Albies helps Braves rally to beat Phillies 12-6

By CHARLES ODUM ATLANTA (AP) — Home runs have created separation between two contenders in the NL East. The Braves keep hitting homers and stretching their division lead. The Phillies keep giving up long balls — and this time it cost them a spot in the standings. Dansby Swanson hit two homers and drove in…More

Donaldson leads HR parade as Braves beat Pivetta, Phillies

Donaldson leads HR parade as Braves beat Pivetta, Phillies

By CHARLES ODUM ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves may have found new help for their starting rotation, just in time to possibly influence their trade deadline plans. Rookie Bryse Wilson allowed only two runs in six innings, Josh Donaldson and Austin Riley hit three-run homers off Nick Pivetta and the Braves solidified their NL…More

Nola, Bruce power Phillies past Braves

Nola, Bruce power Phillies past Braves

By GEORGE HENRY ATLANTA (AP) — Aaron Nola wanted to make up for his most recent start against the Braves, a no-decision last month in which he gave up five runs in 4 1/3 innings. This time, Nola had full command of his fastball, and the deep Atlanta lineup couldn’t solve him. “That’s a big…More

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