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
Braves 3, Mets 1
Braves sweep the Indians 3-1
Rookie Alex Wood continued to make his case for staying in the starting rotation with 5 2/3 scoreless innings in the Atlanta Braves’ 2-0 win over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night.
Justin Upton hit a solo homer with one out in the 10th inning to give the Atlanta Braves a 2-1 win over the Washington Nationals on Friday night.
Braves 3, Phillies 1
Rookie Julio Teheran matched his career best with 11 strikeouts and added two hits as the Atlanta Braves beat the Colorado Rockies 11-2
Chris Johnson’s bases-loaded double with two outs in the sixth inning sparked a four-run rally and paved the way for the Atlanta Braves to beat the Miami Marlins 11-3 on Monday.
Rookie Julio Teheran pitched six scoreless innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-0 in front of a sellout crowd on Chipper Jones Night at Turner Field.
The "Crazy Train" rolled into Turner Field one last time on Friday. The famed refrain that accompanied him to the plate throughout his career with the Atlanta Braves blared through the speakers one more time.
ATLANTA -- David Wright hit two solo home runs and five relievers combined for 5 scoreless innings as the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Thursday night.. Wright hit his 10th and 11th home runs, making him the first player in team history to have double-digit
Left-hander Madison Bumgarner pitched seven shutout innings Friday as San Francisco blanked Atlanta 6-0.
MILTON -- The season ended for the Georgia Tech golf team on Sunday.. But even though the Yellow Jackets were eliminated in the semifinals of the NCAA Men's Championships, they established a good foundation for next year.. Tech was eliminated by Alabama 3-0-2 at the Capital City Club's Crabapple Course
ATLANTA -- Center fielder Denard Span had two triples and scored two runs to help the Washington Nationals to a 3-2 win over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night at Turner Field.. Spann led off the first and sixth innings with triples, matching a club record, and scored on two
ATLANTA -- Freddie Freeman's two-out single in the 10th inning scored Jason Heyward with the winning run, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Minnesota Twins 5-4 Tuesday.. Heyward doubled to the opposite field against lefty Brian Duensing (0-1), who intentionally walked Justin Upton to set up a force play
ATLANTA -- Pinch hitter Evan Gattis drilled a long two-run homer with two outs in the eighth inning to lift the Atlanta Braves to a 3-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday at Turner Field.. The rookie worked the count to 2-and-2 against reliever Kenley
Not only did heavy rains force the postponement of Saturday's game between the New York Mets and Atlanta Braves at Turner Field, it also altered the pitching matchups for the final game of the series between the two NL East opponents.
ATLANTA -- Dan Haren scattered four hits over eight innings to help the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 3-1 Thursday, salvaging a split in the four-game series at Turner Field.. Haren retired the first eight batters he faced and didn't allow his first hit until two outs in
ATLANTA -- The quarterback question took center stage at Georgia Tech's annual spring football game on Friday night at Bobby Dodd Stadium.. Vad Lee gave no reason to believe he shouldn't remain the No. 1 quarterback going into the summer. However, backup Justin Thomas showed that he's got enough talent
ATLANTA -- Left-hander Mike Minor continued his mastery of Chicago, allowing five hits and one run in 7 innings to lead the Atlanta Braves to a 4-1 win over the Cubs on Friday at Turner Field.. Minor (1-0) improved his career record against the Cubs to 5-0. He struck
CLEMSON, S.C. -- True, the Georgia Tech defense didn't exactly distinguish itself again on Saturday. But it would be improper to lay the entire 47-31 loss to Clemson at the feet of the defense. The Tech offense and special teams deserve equal culpability.. Twice the Tech defense came away with
CLEMSON, S.C. -- Anthony Autry, a true freshman from Nocross, got his first start of the season and it didn't take him long to get into the flow.. On its second possession, Georgia Tech quarterback Tevin Washington threw a strike to Autry on the right sideline and he turned it
Rookie Keegan Bradley wins the PGA Championship in his first appearance in a major.
NORCROSS -- Their second-round playoff game turned out to be a rout, but Greater Atlanta Christian coach Thom Jacquet believes his team still accomplished something in the 8-0 victory over Coosa on Wednesday.