When the Braves gathered their scouts to begin planning for this year’s MLB Draft in January, Drew Waters was mentioned as a potential candidate for their first pick, the fifth overall selection. The club was well aware of the tremendous athleticism possessed by this switch-hitting outfielder, who spent last fall playing for a team coached […]
Tyler Flowers smacked a go-ahead three-run home run off Matt Albers in the ninth inning to power the Braves to an 11-10 win over the Nationals on Monday night at Nationals Park. It was Flowers’ fourth home run of the season, and the Braves’ fifth blast of the night.
R.A. Dickey and Joe Ross, who are each coming off perhaps their best starts of the season, will pitch against each other when the Nationals host the Braves on Tuesday night in the second game of a three-game series at Nationals Park.
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When Washington’s Stephen Strasburg and Atlanta’s Mike Foltynewicz oppose each other at Nationals Park on Monday night, it will be a repeat of the pitching matchup in the Braves’ only road win against the Nationals since the start of 2015.
When a team has tallied double-digit run totals twice within a span of nine games, it is not necessarily easy to say the offense is slumbering. But after scoring just one run in each of the final three games against the Mets this weekend, it’s fair to say the Braves extended the offensive frustration they […]
Michael Conforto provided the early spark and Seth Lugo showed no rust on the mound or at the plate as his successful season debut helped the Mets claim a four-game series victory with Sunday afternoon’s 2-1 win over the Braves at SunTrust Park.
Yoenis Cespedes returned from the disabled list to drill a grand slam as the Mets opened a doubleheader with a 6-1 win over the Braves Saturday afternoon at SunTrust Park.
Sean Newcomb certainly lived up to the hype Saturday afternoon. The left-handed prospect gave the Braves even more reason to give him additional opportunities in their starting rotation.
Approximately 24 hours after being optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett to make room for Sean Newcomb before Saturday’s doubleheader against the Mets, Jason Hursh returned to SunTrust Park as a replacement for Eric O’Flaherty, who was placed back on the disabled list.
Right-hander Seth Lugo looks to give the Mets’ rotation another boost on Sunday afternoon when he squares off with Braves lefty Jaime Garcia in the finale of a four-game series at SunTrust Park.