All-Star second baseman Ozzie Albies of the Atlanta Braves will probably miss a couple of games after an early exit because of tightness in his right hamstring.
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Stephen Strasburg was batted around by the Atlanta Braves, then engaged in a heated spat with Nationals ace Max Scherzer in the dugout during Washington's 8-5 loss Friday night.
The trade market for starting pitching is thin, but a few good outings could convince contenders to come calling.
William Weinbaum ESPN
Nine days before his Hall of Fame induction in Cooperstown, Chipper Jones said on a media call Fri. that the due date for his pregnant wife Taylor is Mon., 7/30. He said she plans to attend the 7/29 ceremonies, they'll take necessary precautions and the new baby is to be named "Cooper," after the HoF's home (he'll be their 2nd child together & 7th altogether - all boys).
Is your favorite team down for the count? Probably. But there's still something for it to accomplish coming out of the All-Star break.
By now, you've probably seen The Freeze race fans at Braves home games. But every superhero has an origin story that must be told, and this is how The Freeze became a viral phenomenon.
Ben Fawkes is joined by ESPN MLB Insider and "Baseball Tonight Podcast" host Buster Olney to discuss how sports betting will affect the MLB. (5:55) Plus, John Murray joins to discuss the British Open, some '96 Bulls vs '18 Warriors hypotheticals and more. (33:00)
Now that Manny's gone to Hollywood, what will baseball's top contenders do?
Wait, Vlad Jr. isn't No. 1? Find out which other young slugger with a familiar name edges the most famous prospect in the minors atop our list.
Want to pitch in the All-Star Game? Even eye-popping stats might not be enough. Want to hit today's aces? Good luck.
Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer
Freddie Freeman's 12 homers were tied for fewest in the first round. It's the fourth year in a row that a lefty-hitting infielder brought up the rear in the opening round of the Home Run Derby. Keep that in mind when making your 2019 Derby picks.
David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer
Freddie Freeman finishes with 12 home runs, even though the only home run he pulled was his final one. Definitely a unique approach to the Home Run Derby, but a solid effort for a guy who said he hasn't hit a BP home run in three years. Now it's up to hometown hero Bryce Harper to beat that.
Matt Marrone ESPN.com
Tonight's Home Run Derby Field: Aguilar, Báez, Bregman, Freeman, Harper, Hoskins, Muncy, Schwarber. Let's do this!
Marly Rivera ESPN Writer
Here are your AL and NL All-Star lineups!
Julio Teheran pitched six-plus scoreless innings, and the Atlanta Braves used a four-run third inning to beat Patrick Corbin and the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-1 on Sunday.
Zack Greinke added another road win to his strong first half by allowing only four hits in 7 2/3 innings, extending Atlanta's offensive slump, and the Arizona Diamondbacks shut out the Braves 3-0 on Saturday.
The Atlanta Braves have placed closer Arodys Vizcaino on the 10-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation.
Nick Ahmed hit a tiebreaking single in the seventh after Zack Godley allowed a run over six innings, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Atlanta Braves 2-1 on Friday night.
A look at how much adding Manny Machado would mean to contenders, where today's managers rank all-time and a Q&A with Braves All-Star Mike Foltynewicz.
Can Max Muncy add a title to his unlikely breakout season? Will Bryce Harper prevail at home? We break down the Derby field.
Ozzie Albies snapped Atlanta's power drought with two homers, and the Braves beat the Toronto Blue Jays 9-5 on Wednesday night to move back into a tie for the NL East lead.