Braves center fielder Ender Inciarte’s bid for a 200-hit season was delayed when he aggravated his left thumb during the fourth inning of Tuesday night’s game against the Nationals at SunTrust Park.
Beat reporter Mark Bowman answers Braves fans’ questions about the team’s direction, prospects and more.
The Nationals return to Atlanta to face the Braves for the final time this season, with both teams headed in different directions. Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer will start against Braves rookie Luiz Gohara when the series kicks off Tuesday at SunTrust Park.
Mets right-hander Robert Gsellman aims to bounce back from a tough start as he faces the Braves on Sunday afternoon. Atlanta will counter with a resurgent Julio Teheran in the series finale at SunTrust Park.
Norichika Aoki notched two of the six doubles allowed by the Braves and Gavin Cecchini recorded a career-best three hits as the Mets added to R.A. Dickey’s recent struggles and snapped an eight-game road losing streak with Saturday night’s 7-3 win at SunTrust Park.
Ender Inciarte has already positioned himself to enter the offseason feeling pretty good about the possibility of landing a second consecutive Gold Glove Award. But over this season’s final two weeks, he will be chasing another lofty goal — the seventh 200-hit season in Atlanta Braves history.
All eyes were on Ronald Acuna as he interacted with some of his future teammates in the Braves’ clubhouse and toured his future office with Atlanta’s other top Minor League performers, who were honored at SunTrust Park on Friday night.
Jacob deGrom has a chance to set career highs in wins and innings pitched on Saturday night when the Mets right-hander faces the Braves at SunTrust Park. Atlanta counters with veteran knuckleballer R.A. Dickey, who will be seeking a sixth straight season of double-digit wins.
Sean Newcomb provided a glimpse of how effective he can be with his entire arsenal working, while Rafael Montero was unable to stall the Braves’ two-run fifth inning on their way to a 3-2 win over the Mets on Friday night at SunTrust Park.
Two young pitchers looking to solidify their 2018 standing will square off Friday when the Mets and Braves open a three-game series at SunTrust Park. Mets righty Rafael Montero opposes Braves lefty Sean Newcomb in the opener.
After the Nationals dropped the first two games of the series, manager Dusty Baker decided to give many of his regular position players a day off in order to recharge. So Baker turned to a lineup filled with his team’s young talent, which provided a spark in the Nationals’ 5-2 victory on Thursday night against […]