A look at what’s happening around the majors on Friday: ONE WAY TO GO? Two-way star Shohei Ohtani was scratched from his scheduled start for the Angels against Oakland because of a sore right arm that could sideline him as a pitcher for the rest of the season. If there’s any kind of lingering soreness, you may not see him pitch,” Angels manager Joe Maddon said prior to Thursday’s game against the Chicago White Sox.
Posted: September 17, 2021, 12:41 am
The Atlanta Braves have new incentive to take care of business in the National League East as quickly as possible. The Braves don’t want their playoff status to be determined by a makeup game against a Colorado Rockies team which has been tough to beat at Truist Park. The Rockies won the first two games of the series and are 10-2 at Truist Park since the stadium opened in 2017.
Posted: September 16, 2021, 6:26 pm
Trey Harris was the only Brave to reach base from the second to sixth innings, getting on via a walk and a hit by pitch, and in the bottom of the sixth Chattanooga dropped a couple of runs in to tie the game. Needing offense in the seventh they got it in a bunch. CJ Alexander walked to kick off the inning and a double from Wendell Rijo put the Braves in a threatening position with no outs.
Posted: September 16, 2021, 2:00 pm
Colorado Rockies (68-78, fourth in the NL West) vs. Atlanta Braves (76-68, first in the NL East) Atlanta; Thursday, 12:20 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Rockies: German Marquez (12-10, 3.88 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, 167 strikeouts) Braves: Ian Anderson (7-5, 3.61 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 107 strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Braves -175, Rockies +152; over/under is 8 1/2 runs BOTTOM LINE: The Colorado Rockies head to play the Atlanta Braves on Thursday. The Braves are 37-36 on their home turf.
Posted: September 16, 2021, 9:18 am
The guys discuss the likelihood of the Mets hitting their new 88.5 win total and clinching the NL East. Anthony McCarron explains why it doesn’t look like the Braves are backing down after trading for OF Joc Pederson. The Mets need to get their offense going and win the MLB Trade Deadline within the division. McCarron gives his trade proposal for the Mets to acquire Cubs’ 3B Kris Bryant. Watch more What Are the Odds: https://sny.tv/shows/what-are-the-odds About What Are The Odds?: What Are The Odds combines sports betting with entertaining, engaging and insightful sports discussion. With talent from BNNY, FNNY and other SNY shows we create conversational sports betting content while still delivering the same impactful topics New York sports fans are used to. About SNY: SNY is an award winning, multiplatform regional sports network serving millions across the country through unparalleled coverage of all things New York sports. SNY delivers the most comprehensive access to all of the Tri-State area’s professional and collegiate sports teams through nightly sports and entertainment programs. SNY.tv is the “go-to” digital communal home for New York sports fans to get succinct, easy-to-read updates, video highlights and features, recaps, news, opinion, rumors, insight and fan reaction on their favorite New York sports teams. Check out more from SNY at https://sny.tv Subscribe to SNY on YouTube: https://on.sny.tv/S5RYeWN Like SNY on Facebook: https://on.sny.tv/rBYAHLi Follow SNY on Twitter: https://on.sny.tv/nOn1uq1 Follow SNY on Instagram: https://on.sny.tv/lEArPVp
Posted: September 15, 2021, 9:30 pm
Brad Johnson reviews the latest saves and stolen base news including a big week for Giovanny Gallegos and a spotlight on Jose Siri. (Jim Rassol-USA TODAY Sports)
Posted: September 15, 2021, 9:09 pm
Sep. 15—”DROP THE HAMMER!!!!” rang out from the Jamestown High School student section nearly every time Hunter Petersen connected with the ball for a point. “She played like a stud,” Jamestown High School head volleyball coach Sara Hegerle said of Petersen. “She’s a different player this year. She had a great year last year, but this year she’s playing at a different level.” Petersen, a senior …
Posted: September 15, 2021, 4:45 pm
Sep. 15—Braves question OK, we’re going to move quickly today. Really quickly. The Braves played. The Braves lost. It happens. The lead in the East remained at 4.5 because the Phillies lost, too. The magic number is 15 with less than three weeks left. That’s the good news. As for the biggest dilemma facing this club, it has nothing to do with the playoffs or the push. (I think they get there, …
Posted: September 15, 2021, 3:00 pm
Sep. 14—Major League Baseball today announced that Will Smith was named the Atlanta Braves’ 2021 nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award, baseball’s most prestigious individual honor for Major Leaguers. The Roberto Clemente Award is the annual recognition of a Major League player who best represents the game of Baseball through extraordinary character, community involvement, philanthropy and …
Posted: September 14, 2021, 9:03 pm
The red-hot Toronto Blue Jays play six of their next nine games against the first-place Tampa Bay Rays.
Posted: September 13, 2021, 11:16 am
Max Scherzer has been dominant for the Dodgers. Adam Frazier has struggled for San Diego. Javier Báez has played well for the Mets — while also getting himself in hot water with the New York fans not long after arriving.
Posted: September 13, 2021, 7:38 am
Major League Baseball suspended Nationals starting pitcher Sean Nolin five games for intentionally hitting Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman.
Posted: September 11, 2021, 6:42 pm
Trevor Rogers cruised through four innings on Friday. His fastball velocity was up. His changeup and the few sliders he threw were hitting their spots. He held an Atlanta Braves lineup to one hit in that span, a Freddie Freeman double after a 10-pitch battle in the first
Posted: September 11, 2021, 2:46 am