Eury Perez delivered a big hit in the eighth inning and powered the Gwinnett Braves past the Chicago Cubs on Friday night
Phillies snap six-game losing skid with extra-inning victory
The game evolved into a pitching duel between Philadelphia’s Cole Hamels and Atlanta’s Shelby Miller, although neither figured in the decision.
Center fielder Cameron Maybin had three hits, including a home run, to spark an 11-hit attack in the Atlanta Braves’ 9-5 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night at Turner Field.
His name isn’t written in the starting lineup every day. It’s been a while since he’s graced the cover of a national magazine. And he no longer carries the weight that goes along with being the young face of his hometown franchise.
ATLANTA — Center fielder Cameron Maybin chopped a single over the third base bag with one out in the ninth inning to drive in the winning run and give the Atlanta Braves a 2-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday night at Turner Field.
ATLANTA — The Atlanta Braves continue to acquire as much pitching as possible.
Shortstop Andrelton Simmons matched a career high with four hits to spark the Atlanta Braves to a 6-4 win over the New York Mets on Saturday night.
Rookie Williams Perez scattered four hits and allowed only one unearned run over seven innings to pitch the Atlanta Braves to a 4-1 win over the San Diego Padres on Wednesday at Turner Field.
Logan Forsythe drove in the go-ahead run with a single in a two-run fifth inning that helped the Tampa Bay Rays come from behind to beat the Atlanta Braves 5-3 on Monday at Turner Field.
ATLANTA — Atlanta Braves right-hander Shelby Miller pitched his third career shutout and third baseman Kelly Johnson reached a career milestone in Tuesday’s 9-0 win over the Philadelphia Phillies at Turner Field.
Pitcher Julio Teheran sharp in 5-0 victory
Julio Teheran (3-1) allowed three hits, walked two and struck out a season-high six, including a stretch of five straight.
ATLANTA — Right-hander Jordan Zimmermann pitched seven effective innings and produced a momentum-changing three-run single to spark the Washington Nationals to a 13-4 win over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday at Turner Field.
ATLANTA — Second baseman Dan Uggla hit a towering three-run homer in the ninth inning against his former team to give the Washington Nationals a dramatic 13-12 win over the Atlanta Braves, and end the team’s six-game losing streak.
ATLANTA — There’s more to Freddie Freeman’s batting average than meets the eye.
As Adeiny Hechavarria was rounding third base on his first home run of the season, the players in the Miami dugout were serenading their shortstop with their off-key version of “Happy Birthday.”
Second baseman Phil Gosselin lined a bases-loaded, two-out single into center field in the eighth inning to give the Atlanta Braves a 5-3 home-opening win over the New York Mets on Friday night.
Guards Justin Jackson and Joel Berry II combined for 28 points to spark the No. 19 North Carolina Tar Heels to an 81-49 win over the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in an Atlantic Coast Conference clash Tuesday.
Georgia Tech captured the No. 1 football player from Georgia on Wednesday when it officially signed Washington County’s A.J. Gray to highlight its haul on National Signing Day.
The Atlanta Falcons officially introduced Dan Quinn as their new head football coach on Tuesday, convinced they found the right man to reinvigorate the team’s sagging defense and put them back on the road to a championship.
ATLANTA — Forward Paul Millsap scored 28 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to help the Atlanta Hawks to their 17th consecutive victory, a 113-102 win over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday
Hawks run win streak to 13 games
The Hawks have now won 27 of their last 29 and retained their five-game lead in the NBA’s Eastern Conference.
Forward Paul Milsap scored 10 of his 26 points in the fourth quarter to help the Atlanta Hawks to a 109-101 win over the LeBron James-less Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday.
Jackets rush for 321 yards against Hurricanes
Right-hander Gerrit Cole overcame some early troubles to retire 17 straight batters Tuesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Atlanta Braves 3-2 and clinched a spot in the playoffs for the second straight season.
The New York Mets delivered two home runs to support a fine effort from left-hander Jonathon Niese and beat the Atlanta Braves 4-2 on Saturday night at Turner Field.
Shortstop Ian Desmond hit a long two-run homer and right-hander Tanner Roark pitched seven scoreless innings to pace the Washington Nationals to a 3-0 win over the Atlanta Braves and clinch the National League East championship.
Evan Gattis produces game’s only run
The Atlanta Braves left-hander, who lost 1-0 decisions earlier this season against the Philadelphia Phillies and the Miami Marlins, pitched eight scoreless innings and matched his career high with 12 strikeouts Sunday.
Right-hander Jarred Cosart pitched seven scoreless innings to win his third straight start and lift the Miami Marlins to a 4-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night.
Quarterback Justin Thomas overcame some first-half shakes in his first start and responded with a strong second half, which the Yellow Jackets needed to turn away the dogged Wofford Terriers 38-19 in the season opener at Bobby Dodd Stadium.
Forward Elena Delle Donne’s running basket with 8.2 seconds left enabled the Chicago Sky to completed a 17-point fourth-quarter comeback and beat the Atlanta Dream 81-80 Tuesday to win the best-of-three WNBA Eastern Conference semifinal series at Philips Arena.
They’ve only had three workouts and won’t go in full pads until next week, but Paul Johnson has a good feeling about this year’s Georgia Tech football team.
Freddie Freeman and Tommy La Stella emerged from midseason slumps with three hits apiece to help the Atlanta Braves to a 5-3 win on Saturday night over the San Diego Padres and give starter Julio Teheran his 10th win.
There was a crowd of at least a hundred people waiting to get a photograph or autograph from Jeff Francoeur prior to Saturday’s game at Turner Field. There was a young woman in a pink shirt with a big diaper bag. There was a fat guy wearing a Hawaiian shirt.
Miami catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia had two doubles and drove in the go-ahead run with a single in the ninth inning against Atlanta closer Craig Kimbrel to give the Marlins a 3-2 come-from-behind win over the Braves on Thursday night.
The Arizona Diamondbacks, struggling to score runs during a nine-game road trip, got some offense from a familiar source on Sunday afternoon.
Four Atlanta Braves relievers combined to retire 15 of the game’s final 16 hitters, helping the Braves beat the New York Mets 5-4 Tuesday for their sixth straight victory.
Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Kyle Kendrick continued his pattern of dominant work against the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday, throwing seven strong innings in a 5-2 win at Turner Field.
John Buck’s first home run of the season proved to be the difference in the Seattle Mariners’ 7-5, come-from-behind win over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday.
The Boston Red Sox, sparked by a two-out single from Jackie Bradley Jr., batted around and scored four runs in the seventh inning to record a 6-3, come-from-behind win over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday.
The Milwaukee Brewers emerged from a weeklong offensive slump with a pair of home runs and got eight strong innings from starting pitcher Kyle Lohse in a 6-1 win over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday at Turner Field.
The Atlanta Braves finally provided some run support for pitcher Julio Teheran, and he rewarded them with a complete-game shutout in a 5-0 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday.
First baseman Freddie Freeman singled in the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Atlanta Braves a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday night at Turner Field.
San Francisco clubbed three solo home runs in support of starting pitcher Ryan Vogelsong, who allowed only one run in six drama-filled innings, as the Giants beat the Atlanta Braves 3-1 on Saturday at Turner Field.
Rookie right-hander David Hale made his case to remain in the Atlanta Braves starting rotation by allowing only one run in eight solid innings of a 4-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday.
Marlins 1, Braves 0
Atlanta opts to sit three starters with playoff seed wrapped up
Freddie Freeman and Justin Upton homered early to spark Atlanta to a 10-2 win over the Washington Nationals on Sunday.
Guard D.J. Augustin came off the bench to produce his second 20-point effort in three games to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 105-92 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night.
San Antonio used the inside-out punch of center Tim Duncan and guard Patty Mills to prey on the injury-depleted Atlanta Hawks and take a 105-79 win on Friday.
Hawks 93, Pistons 85