Brandon Phillips gave Atlanta the lead with a two-run homer in the third, R.A. Dickey threw seven strong innings and the surging Braves beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-1 on Saturday.
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Mike Foltynewicz won his fourth straight decision at home, shortstop Dansby Swanson made a pair of outstanding defensive plays in the ninth inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-4 on Friday night for their sixth win in seven games.
The Braves' Freddie Freeman has been told his wrist is 80-90 percent healed, allowing the timetable for his expected return to move up about one week to July 6 at NL East-leading Washington.
Lane Adams delivered a pinch-hit, three-run homer in Atlanta's eight-run fifth inning and the Braves beat Matt Cain and the San Francisco Giants 12-11 in a rain-delayed game Thursday night.
Braves call up Peterson
The Braves recalled 2B Jace Peterson from Triple-A Gwinnett on Thursday afternoon, optioning INF Rio Ruiz down to Gwinnett to make room. Peterson has slashed just .193/.293/.259 in 42 games with the major league club this season.
Kemp comes through late
The walk-off home run that Braves LF Matt Kemp hit in the 11th inning of Wednesday's 5-3 win vs. the Giants was the eighth extra-inning long ball of his career, fourth-most among active players behind Albert Pujols (15), Nelson Cruz (10) and Brian McCann (9), per the Elias Sports Bureau.
Before a conversation between Jessica Mendoza and Astros manager A.J. Hinch about defensive shifts, Buster Olney and Jerry Crasnick discuss the Matt Adams conundrum in Atlanta, the Mets' displeasure with Yasiel Puig and more. Plus, Bob Kendrick, president of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, talks about the importance of the partnership between the museum, MLB and its players association.
Matt Kemp hit a two-run homer off Cory Gearrin in the 11th inning to lift the Atlanta Braves to a 5-3 win over the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night.
Kyle Wright was the nation's top collegiate pitcher this spring. But is he the Braves' best prospect?
Freddie Freeman originally suggested moving to third base to the Braves a few weeks ago and told reporters Wednesday that he is serious about a shift to the hot corner.
The Braves could have a problem when Freddie Freeman returns from the DL, since he and hot-hitting Matt Adams both have primarily played first base in the majors. Atlanta, however, is considering playing Freeman at third base.
Austin Slater hit a three-run homer after the Braves botched a potential double-play grounder, sparking the San Francisco Giants to a 6-3 victory over Atlanta that snapped a seven-game losing streak Tuesday night.
Bartolo Colon's return to the Atlanta Braves' rotation has been put on hold, as manager Brian Snitker said Tuesday that the 44-year-old right-hander will remain on the DL a bit longer because of a stiff back.
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Matt Adams has done a great job filling in for Freddie Freeman in Atlanta (slugging .658 with the Braves), but once Freeman returns there may not be room for him. With today's pitcher-heavy rosters, it's hard to carry a 1B-only bench player. How about a trade to the Astros, where Carlos Beltran hasn't been that good, or the Royals, who could use a DH?
R.A. Dickey threw seven scoreless innings, Matt Adams hit another homer and the Atlanta Braves sent the San Francisco Giants to their seventh straight loss, a 9-0 rout Monday night.
Brandon Phillips' single drove in Johan Camargo from third base in the ninth inning to give the Atlanta Braves a 5-4 win over the Miami Marlins on Sunday.
Brandon Phillips drove in the winning run with in the bottom of the 10th inning, Matt Adams had four RBI and the Atlanta Braves rallied from a four-run deficit to beat the Miami Marlins 8-7 on Saturday.
Braves left fielder Matt Kemp says he is available to pinch hit and hopes to return from a leg injury Sunday against the Marlins.
The Padres and Pirates were among the teams that loaded up on high-end prospects, but picking Hunter Greene was key to a great draft for the Reds.
Dan Straily pitched into the seventh inning, Christian Yelich drove in three runs and the Miami Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 5-0 on Friday night.
Braves give draft pick $7M bonus
Pitcher Kyle Wright and the Atlanta Braves have agreed to a minor league contract with a $7 million signing bonus, the highest in baseball since 2011. He will report to the Braves' spring training facility in Kissimmee, Florida, and is expected to be in uniform for a Gulf Coast League game in a couple of days.
The Atlanta Braves agreed to terms Friday to a minor league contract with Kyle Wright and will pay him a $7 million signing bonus, the highest in baseball since 2011.
Atlanta Braves manager Brian Snitker said Matt Kemp is day-to-day with a sore left hamstring and the team will wait a couple of days before deciding on a possible disabled list stint.
Braves, Wright reach deal
MLB.com's Mark Bowman reports the Atlanta Braves have reached an agreement with No. 5 overall pick Kyle Wright on a bonus expected to be worth $7 million. The salary slot for where the Vanderbilt right-hander was taken is $5.7 million.