After completing a 3-3 homestand, the Atlanta Braves are headed north where they will open a four-game series against the New York Mets at Citi Field Monday evening with another doubleheader. Atlanta split a doubleheader Sunday against the Cardinals and will now face a critical week against the NL East leading Mets before moving on to Cincinnati. Whether it is gamesmanship or something else, we don’t know a lot of specifics for Monday’s doubleheader.
Posted: June 21, 2021, 4:00 pm
Drew Smyly didn’t allow a hit until the sixth inning, Ronald Acuña Jr. hit his 100th career homer and the Atlanta Braves earned a split of a day-night doubleheader with a 1-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday night. Smyly signed an $11 million, one-year deal as a free agent in November and has largely been a disappointment for the Braves, entering with a 5.63 ERA in 11 starts.
Posted: June 21, 2021, 2:15 pm
Introducing Yankees Insider: Get exclusive news, behind-the-scenes observations and the ability to text message directly with beat writers The Yankees had been playing Chris Gittens at first base until Luke Voit’s return Tuesday, and likely contemplating an eventual move to first for DJ LeMahieu, something that doesn’t seem particularly appealing if the former batting title winner isn’t slugging.
Posted: June 21, 2021, 2:11 pm
Sunday saw more rain and two cancellations, with only two games played. Gwinnett didn’t have a strong game outside of Johan Camargo, but in Touki Toussaint’s second rehab start things went a lot better for Mississippi. Nashville Sounds 6, Gwinnett Stripers 2 Johan Camargo, 1B: 3-4, R, .
Posted: June 21, 2021, 2:00 pm
A Clemson standout now in the Atlanta Braves organization continues to dominate on the mound in the minor leagues this season. Former Tiger righthanded pitcher Spencer Strider allowed only one run, one hit and a walk while striking out 12 over six innings Friday night for the Rome Braves, Atlanta’s High-A affiliate. Following another strong performance, Strider now owns a 1.50 ERA and 0.87 WHIP across 30.0 innings pitched this season, during which he has a 56-to-11 strikeout-to-walk ratio.
Posted: June 21, 2021, 1:25 pm
SportsPulse: Atlanta Braves legend and Baseball Hall of Famer Chipper Jones had a lot to say about the use of Spider Tack by pitchers and supports the MLB’s decision to crackdown on it.
Posted: June 21, 2021, 1:02 pm
For Rocker, however, it was memorable for all the wrong reasons. In his final game with Atlanta, Derrek Lee blasted a two-run home run in the ninth inning to lift the Florida Marlins to a 3-2 victory at Turner Field. Trying to take three of four from the Braves, Florida was down to its last out on June 21, 2001.
Posted: June 21, 2021, 11:00 am
After a weird six-game week that ended with a nationally televised seven-inning game, the Talking Chop Podcast returns to discuss the latest with the Atlanta Braves. In Episode 293, TC’s Brad Rowland and Scott Coleman touch on the following topics: After an off day on Monday, pitching let the Braves down in back-to-back games, with Atlanta scoring 16 combined runs against Boston…
Posted: June 21, 2021, 5:00 am
Adam Wainwright grew up watching the Atlanta Braves on tv. He later pitched for the Braves before getting traded to the Cardinals.The Georgia native has always been open about his fandom of the 90’s era Braves. Wainwright talks with FOX-2 Sports Director about getting traded away from Atlanta and how it was the best thing that happened to his career.
Posted: June 21, 2021, 3:52 am
Acuña hits his 100th homer in 1-0 win vs. Cardinals
Posted: June 21, 2021, 2:42 am
Condensed Game: Ronald Acuña Jr. hit his 100th career home run and Drew Smyly pitched five no-hit innings to lead the Braves to a 1-0 win
Posted: June 21, 2021, 2:40 am
Freddie Freeman lays out for a great diving stop at first base, taking a hit away from Paul DeJong in the 2nd
Posted: June 21, 2021, 1:13 am
Brad Johnson covers the latest home run news including a big week from Fernando Tatis Jr., fresh injuries, and a spotlight on Ryan Mountcastle. (John Hefti-USA TODAY Sports)
Posted: June 19, 2021, 8:04 pm
Jun. 18—SEMINOLE — The Ada Braves managed just three hits — all singles — in an 11-4 loss to the Oklahoma Angels 17U Thursday morning at the Seminole State Showdown Showcase. That contest followed a tough 3-2 loss to Sandlot Ramos 17U Wednesday afternoon. The Post 72 club slipped to 9-6 heading into their Seminole State Showdown Showcase finale when they’ll battle the Texas Cobras 16U at 11 …
Posted: June 18, 2021, 7:52 pm
Welcome to the MLB Yahoo Cup Hot Corner! This free-to-enter, single-entry contest consists of 27 rounds where the top 1,075 overall entries and the top 70 entries per round share $10,000, with $1,000 to first and $50 to first per round. Scoring will be cumulative across all rounds, with your seven lowest scores dropped at […] The post The MLB Yahoo Cup Hot Corner: Round 13 appeared first on Awesemo.com.
Posted: June 18, 2021, 7:21 pm
Braves starter Charlie Morton lost his no-hit bid with one out in the seventh inning when Paul Goldschmidt singled for the St. Louis Cardinals. Morton hit Matt Carpenter with a pitch in the third inning Thursday night and also drilled Dylan Carlson in the fourth, the only baserunners he allowed before Goldschmidt ripped a full-count sinker, the 10th pitch of his at-bat. The 37-year-old Morton entered the seventh with six strikeouts and 72 pitches thrown.
Posted: June 18, 2021, 1:01 am
Jun. 17—SEMINOLE — After giving up six runs in the bottom of the third inning, the Ada Braves found themselves trailing 8-6 during their contest against DD Chubbs 16U Wednesday afternoon in their opening contest at the Seminole State Showcase. However, the Post 72 squad exploded for nine runs in the top of the fourth inning to pull away for a 15-8 time-limit victory. Ada improved to 9-4 …
Posted: June 17, 2021, 7:50 pm
Jun. 17—Atlanta, first the good news So, arguably the two most improbable comebacks in professional sports history involve Atlanta teams. There was a certain Super Bowl a few years ago that may have included a blown 28-3 lead. Not sure that officially happened, but there are reports that Matty Ryan and Co. turned a can’t-lose lead into a can’t-believe loss. Last night, though, the Hawks faced …
Posted: June 17, 2021, 3:00 pm
Christian Arroyo relished delivering the big hit Wednesday night. Arroyo slugged a pinch-hit grand slam in the seventh inning to give Boston the lead and the surging Red Sox beat the Atlanta Braves 10-8 on Wednesday night to move within one game of first place. Arroyo blew kisses and took a fancy step as he rounded third base.
Posted: June 17, 2021, 3:39 am