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Georgia coach Smart, wife donate $1 million to university

Georgia coach Smart, wife donate $1 million to university

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia coach Kirby Smart and his wife Mary Beth have committed $1 million to the university for programs supporting social justice and athletes impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, as well as an expansion of the Bulldogs’ football facility. The Smarts joined Detroit Lions quarterback and former Georgia star Matthew Stafford and…More

Hamels yields 3 runs in Braves debut, a 5-1 loss to Orioles

Hamels yields 3 runs in Braves debut, a 5-1 loss to Orioles

By DAVID GINSBURG BALTIMORE (AP) — Cole Hamels could have easily dismissed the results, attributing the lackluster numbers in his Atlanta Braves debut to rustiness after an unaccustomed layoff. Instead, the 36-year-old deemed his performance to be well below his own high expectations. Pitching for the first time since last September, Hamels allowing three runs…More

Braves top Orioles 5-1, pad NL East lead, Duvall 10th HR in Sept

Braves top Orioles 5-1, pad NL East lead, Duvall 10th HR in Sept

By DAVID GINSBURG BALTIMORE (AP) — Adam Duvall tied a Braves record with his 10th homer in September, and Atlanta used the collective work of six pitchers to beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-1 Tuesday night. Freddie Freeman had three hits, including a pair of RBI doubles, to help the Braves bounce back from a 14-1…More

Orioles slug 3 homers in 9-run 3rd, pummel Braves 14-1

Orioles slug 3 homers in 9-run 3rd, pummel Braves 14-1

By DAVID GINSBURG BALTIMORE (AP) — DJ Stewart hit the first of three Baltimore homers in a nine-run third inning, and the Orioles pounded the Atlanta Braves 14-1 Monday night to end a five-game losing streak. After winning three of four in Washington to extend their NL East lead to a season-high 3 1/2 games,…More

Duvall, Albies power Braves to 8-4 triumph over Nationals

Duvall, Albies power Braves to 8-4 triumph over Nationals

WASHINGTON (AP) — Adam Duvall and Ozzie Albies each hit a two-run homer off a laboring Max Scherzer, and the Atlanta Braves rallied past the Washington Nationals 8-4 on Sunday. Kyle Wright pitched six innings for his first major league win, helping Atlanta take three of four from Washington. The Nationals carried a 4-2 lead…More

Braves beat Nationals 2-1 behind Anderson’s strong outing

Braves beat Nationals 2-1 behind Anderson’s strong outing

By BOBBY BANCROFT WASHINGTON (AP) — The Atlanta Braves have one of the best offenses in baseball, yet eventually will need to rely on pitching to get the job done. Right now, that’s coming in form of rookie Ian Anderson. Anderson allowed one hit over seven scoreless innings and the NL East-leading Braves held on…More

Nationals outlast Braves 8-7 on Taylor’s single in 12th

Nationals outlast Braves 8-7 on Taylor’s single in 12th

By BOBBY BANCROFT WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael A. Taylor hit a game-ending single in the 12th inning, and the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 8-7 on Friday night after blowing a five-run lead for the second straight game. Nationals relievers Kyle Finnegan and James Borque (1-0) worked out of bases-loaded jams in the 11th…More

Power trio: Freeman, Swanson, Acuña rally Braves past Nats

Power trio: Freeman, Swanson, Acuña rally Braves past Nats

By BEN NUCKOLS WASHINGTON (AP) — With Ronald Acuña Jr., Freddie Freeman and Marcell Ozuna as the top three hitters in his lineup, Braves manager Brian Snitker knows an early five-run deficit is hardly insurmountable. Freeman homered twice, Dansby Swanson hit a go-ahead shot in the eighth inning and NL East-leading Atlanta climbed out of…More

Braves hammer Marlins 29-9, set franchise record for runs

Braves hammer Marlins 29-9, set franchise record for runs

By CHARLES ODUM ATLANTA (AP) — Manager Brian Snitker was just hoping to shake up the Atlanta Braves’ lineup following a shutout loss. As it turned out, the new mix made National League history. Adam Duvall drove in nine runs with three homers, including a grand slam, and the Braves obliterated their franchise scoring record…More

Sánchez, 4 relievers throw 4-hitter as Marlins blank Braves

Sánchez, 4 relievers throw 4-hitter as Marlins blank Braves

By CHARLES ODUM ATLANTA (AP) — Sixto Sánchez is helping the Miami Marlins match up with the Braves, even in Atlanta. Sánchez combined with four relievers on a four-hitter, Jorge Alfaro hit one of three homers for Miami and the Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 8-0 on Tuesday night. Garrett Cooper had two hits, including…More

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