Left-hander Dallas Keuchel, Braves reach deal: source

Baseball / MLB Jun 7, 2019

Left-hander Dallas Keuchel, Braves reach deal: source

It appears free agent pitcher Dallas Keuchel has finally found a home. Keuchel and the Atlanta Braves agreed to a one-year contract that would pay the 2015 AL Cy Young Award winner about $13 million, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated ...

Arizona's Yoshihisa Hirano earns first save of season

Baseball / MLB Apr 19, 2019

Arizona's Yoshihisa Hirano earns first save of season

Christian Walker continued his remarkable late-innings production with a two-run homer in the seventh, Luke Weaver got Arizona off to a good start and the Diamondbacks beat Atlanta 4-1 to complete a three-game sweep on Thursday. Walker lined the opposite-field homer to right-center off Chad ...

Yu Darvish struggles again as Braves sweep Cubs

Baseball / MLB Apr 5, 2019

Yu Darvish struggles again as Braves sweep Cubs

Yu Darvish pitched four-plus innings and suffered his first loss of the season on Thursday in the Chicago Cubs' 9-4 defeat to the Atlanta Braves. Darvish, playing in his second game of the season, allowed three runs, all earned, on five hits and four walks, ...

Braves offer prayers for Bobby Cox after Hall of Famer's stroke

Baseball / MLB Apr 4, 2019

Braves offer prayers for Bobby Cox after Hall of Famer's stroke

Hall of Famer manager Bobby Cox was able to accept visitors in his Atlanta-area hospital room on Wednesday, one day after the longtime Braves skipper suffered a stroke. Braves manager Brian Snitker and general manager Alex Anthopoulos were among those saw Cox. "He's holding up great, ...

Dodgers advance to NLCS; Astros, Red Sox record victories

Baseball / MLB Oct 9, 2018

Dodgers advance to NLCS; Astros, Red Sox record victories

Kenta Maeda worked a scoreless eighth inning to help the Los Angeles Dodgers bounce back and beat the Atlanta Braves 6-2 on Monday for a spot in the National League Championship Series. The Dodgers won the NL Division Series 3-1 and will meet the Milwaukee ...

Brewers, Dodgers post Game 1 wins

Baseball / MLB Oct 5, 2018

Brewers, Dodgers post Game 1 wins

Christian Yelich worked a walk, took second on a wild pitch, third on an infield out and scored on Mike Moustakas' two-out, two-strike, walk-off single in the 10th inning Thursday night, lifting the Milwaukee Brewers to a 3-2 win over the Colorado Rockies in ...

Braves beat Phillies, capture first division title since 2013

Baseball / MLB Sep 23, 2018

Braves beat Phillies, capture first division title since 2013

Freddie Freeman stood soaked in champagne with music blaring and his teammates jamming in celebration. This was just how the longtime star first baseman envisioned it when the Atlanta Braves began spring training seven months ago. "You could tell after the first week of workouts that ...

Yu Darvish makes return as Cubs edge Braves

Baseball / MLB May 16, 2018

Yu Darvish makes return as Cubs edge Braves

Yu Darvish came off the 10-day disabled list and made his first start in two weeks Tuesday, but he was not involved in the decision in the Chicago Cubs' 3-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves. Darvish, who was out with the flu, was activated in ...

Angels' Shohei Ohtani is No. 1 among MLB prospects: survey

Baseball / MLB Jan 6, 2018

Angels' Shohei Ohtani is No. 1 among MLB prospects: survey

Los Angeles Angels newcomer Shohei Ohtani has been ranked MLB's top pitching prospect as well as its top overall prospect in an informal poll conducted by mlb.com. The results, published on Friday, were from the third annual MLB Pipeline survey of major league executives. The 23-year-old ...