Chicago takes 5-game win streak into matchup with Cincinnati
Cincinnati Reds (70-81, fourth in the NL Central) vs. Chicago Cubs (82-68, second in the NL Central)
Chicago; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Reds: Sonny Gray (10-7, 2.80 ERA)...
Cincinnati plays Chicago, looks to build on Bauer’s strong outing
Cincinnati Reds (70-80, fourth in the NL Central) vs. Chicago Cubs (81-68, second in the NL Central)
Chicago; Monday, 8 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Reds: Kevin Gausman (3-8, 5.83 ERA)...
Cardinals rally past Reds for doubleheader sweep
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The moment was not too big for Matt Carpenter.
Carpenter and Harrison Bader hit run-scoring singles during St. Louis' two-run ninth inning, and the Cardinals beat the...
Bell tops 100 RBIs, Pirates cruise past Reds 14-0
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Josh Bell isn't done.
That was the defining message from the All-Star first baseman after he topped 100 RBIs for the first time in the majors, hitting a three-run homer as...
Braves recall RHP Foltynewicz after Gausman goes to Reds
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves recalled Mike Foltynewicz from the minor league on Monday, hoping the hard-throwing right-hander can regain the form that made him an All-Star last...
Keuchel expected to start as Braves host the Reds
Cincinnati Reds (51-57, fourth in the NL Central) vs. Atlanta Braves (65-46, first in the NL East)
Atlanta; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Reds: Trevor Bauer (9-8, 3.79 ERA)...
Wood scheduled to start for Reds at Braves
Cincinnati Reds (50-57, fourth in the NL Central) vs. Atlanta Braves (65-45, first in the NL East)
Atlanta; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Reds: Alex Wood (0-0, 3.86 ERA)...
Braves face off against the Phillies in division matchup
Atlanta Braves (62-43, first in the NL East) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (54-50, third in the NL East)
Braves host Royals, look to build on Gausman’s strong outing
Kansas City Royals (37-64, fourth in the AL Central) vs. Atlanta Braves (60-41, first in the AL East)
Atlanta; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Royals: Danny Duffy (4-5, 4.52...
Gausman makes strong return from IL as Braves beat Nats 7-1
ATLANTA (AP) — Kevin Gausman showed he has the potential to add stability to the Atlanta Braves' rotation.
Just like last year.
Gausman pitched into the eighth inning after missing...
Nationals, streaking Rendon set for matchup with Braves
Washington Nationals (52-45, second in the NL East) vs. Atlanta Braves (59-41, first in the NL East)
Atlanta; Sunday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Nationals: Joe Ross (0-1, 11.05...
Braves recall Minter, put him back in closer’s mix
ATLANTA (AP) — A.J. Minter is back with the Atlanta Braves after a five-week stay at Triple-A Gwinnett, getting a chance to reclaim the job he lost as closer.
Pirates look to stop 3-game slide against Braves
Pittsburgh Pirates (30-34, fourth in the NL Central) vs. Atlanta Braves (36-29, second in the NL East)
Atlanta; Monday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Pirates: Joe Musgrove (4-6, 4.44...
Archer expected to start for Pittsburgh against Atlanta
Atlanta Braves (33-28, second in the NL East) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (29-31, fourth in the NL Central)
Pirates look to break 3-game losing streak
Atlanta Braves (33-27, second in the NL East) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (28-31, fourth in the NL Central)
Atlanta to visit San Francisco Thursday
Atlanta Braves (27-23, second in the NL East) vs. San Francisco Giants (21-27, fifth in the NL West)
Godley expected to start for Arizona against Atlanta
Atlanta Braves (20-20, second in the NL East) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (22-18, second in the NL West)
Phoenix; Sunday, 4 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Braves: Max Fried (4-2, 2.98 ERA,...
McCann, Camargo homer, lead Braves over Diamondbacks 6-4
PHOENIX (AP) — Atlanta has a found lineup it can win with.
Brian McCann homered over the swimming pool behind the right-field wall, every regular had a hit, and the Braves beat the Arizona...
Arizona faces Atlanta following Greinke’s solid performance
Atlanta Braves (19-20, second in the NL East) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (22-17, second in the NL West)
Phoenix; Saturday, 8 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Braves: Kevin Gausman (1-3, 5.00...
Atlanta Braves to visit the Los Angeles Dodgers
Atlanta Braves (18-18, second in the NL East) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (24-14, first in the NL West)
Fried, Braves to face Ryu, Dodgers
Atlanta Braves (18-17, second in the NL East) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (23-14, first in the NL West)
Los Angeles; Tuesday, 10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Braves: Max Fried (4-1, 2.11...
NEW YORK (AP) — Atlanta Braves pitcher Kevin Gausman has been suspended for five games and fined for throwing a 97 mph fastball behind Miami's Jose Ureña last week.
Buehler scheduled to start for Los Angeles against Atlanta
Atlanta Braves (18-16, second in the NL East) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (22-14, first in the NL West)
LEADING OFF: Andújar off IL, Braves-Marlins gets tense
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Third baseman Miguel Andújar is set to come off the injured list for the Yankees against Minnesota, and New York...
Braves settle score with Ureña and beat Marlins 7-2
MIAMI (AP) — Kevin Gausman was ejected trying to settle a score with Jose Ureña, so a couple of home run swings did the job instead for the Atlanta Braves.
MIAMI (AP) — Atlanta Braves right-hander Kevin Gausman has been ejected in the second inning for throwing a pitch behind Marlins pitcher Jose Ureña, who was involved in a melee between the teams...
Marlins host Braves, look to build on Smith’s strong showing
Atlanta Braves (15-16, third in the NL East) vs. Miami Marlins (9-21, fifth in the NL East)
Miami; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Braves: Kevin Gausman (1-2, 4.80 ERA, 1.07...
Atlanta takes 3-game slide into matchup with Colorado
Colorado Rockies (13-14, fourth in the NL West) vs. Atlanta Braves (12-14, third in the NL East)
Atlanta; Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rockies: Tyler Anderson (0-2, 12.00...
Roark expected to start for the Reds against the Braves
Atlanta Braves (11-11, third in the NL East) vs. Cincinnati Reds (9-13, fifth in the NL Central)
Cincinnati; Wednesday, 6 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Braves: Mike Soroka (0-1, 1.80...
Gausman scheduled to start for Braves at Reds
Atlanta Braves (11-10, third in the NL East) vs. Cincinnati Reds (8-13, fifth in the NL Central)
Cincinnati; Tuesday, 6 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Braves: Kevin Gausman (1-1, 2.75...
Gausman scheduled to start for Braves against Diamondbacks
Arizona Diamondbacks (8-9, third in the NL West) vs. Atlanta Braves (9-7, third in the NL East)
Atlanta; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Diamondbacks: Zack Godley (1-1, 7.41...
Gausman expected to start as Atlanta hosts New York
New York Mets (7-4, second in the NL East) vs. Atlanta Braves (7-4, first in the NL East)
Atlanta; Thursday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Mets: Steven Matz (0-0, 0.87 ERA) Braves:...
Rockies look to break 5-game losing streak
Atlanta Braves (7-4, second in the NL East) vs. Colorado Rockies (3-9, fifth in the NL West)
Denver; Wednesday, 3 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Braves: Kevin Gausman (1-0, 0.00 ERA)...
Gausman sharp in 2019 debut as Braves beat Marlins 4-0
ATLANTA (AP) — It felt like opening night to Kevin Gausman, and he battled first-game jitters — for two batters.
After that, the right-hander was on top of his game.
Slumping Marlins look to end 3-game skid
Miami Marlins (2-5, fifth in the NL East) vs. Atlanta Braves (3-3, third in the NL East)
Atlanta; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Marlins: Pablo Lopez (1-0, 5.06 ERA) Braves:...
Braves may have 3 open spots in pitching rotation
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — When they started spring training, the Atlanta Braves had one opening in their pitching rotation. With a week to go before opening day, they may have three.
Braves pitching staff springing leaks early in camp
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — The fifth spot in the Atlanta Braves' pitching rotation was open when spring training began.
Now it is wide-open, and it might not be the only spot.
Braves avoid arbitration with Foltynewicz, 6 others
ATLANTA (AP) — The Braves have agreed to a $5,475,000, one-year deal with Mike Foltynewicz, avoiding arbitration with the All-Star right-hander.
Atlanta also avoided arbitration with its other six players who were eligible, agreeing with right-hander Kevin Gausman ($9.35 million), relievers Sam Freeman ($1,575,000), Arodys Vizcaíno ($4.8 million) and Dan Winkler ($1.61 million), infielder Charlie Culberson ($1,395,000) and outfielder Adam Duvall ($2,875,000).
LEADING OFF: Newcomb subs in for Braves, Rockies head home
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Sean Newcomb will start Game 3 of the Braves' NL Division Series against the Dodgers instead of Kevin Gausman. With Atlanta trailing 2-0 in the best-of-five series, manager Brian Snitker made the swap Saturday. The 25-year-old Newcomb came within a strike of throwing a no-hitter against the Dodgers at home on July 29, and also threw two scoreless innings in relief in the series opener Thursday.
Newcomb to start Game 3 for Braves instead of Gausman
ATLANTA (AP) — With their season on the line, the Atlanta Braves are throwing a changeup.
Trailing the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-0 in their best-of-five NL Division Series, the Braves will start left-hander Sean Newcomb in Game 3 on Sunday night rather than Kevin Gausman. Newcomb nearly pitched a no-hitter against Los Angeles in July, and the Dodgers have beaten right-handers in the first two games of the series.
Braves return home needing win vs LA to extend NLDS
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers head to Atlanta full of confidence after consecutive shutouts gave them a commanding 2-0 lead over the Braves in their National League Division Series.
Now the Braves must win the first postseason game in their new ballpark to extend their season. And they face some daunting history: only three times have teams that trailed 2-0 rallied to win a best-of-five playoff series under the 2-2-1 format.
Gausman likely Game 3 starter for Braves; Buehler for LA
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kevin Gausman will likely start Game 3 for the Atlanta Braves in the NL Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Braves manager Brian Snitker said he is leaning toward using the 27-year-old right-hander when the series shifts to Atlanta on Sunday.
However, the Braves decided not to send Gausman back to Atlanta on Friday in case he was needed for Game 2.
Gausman, pen combine on 2-hitter as Braves beat Marlins 4-0
MIAMI (AP) — Nursing a lead in the game and in the NL East standings, the Atlanta Braves monitored the out-of-town scoreboard as they finished off the Miami Marlins.
"Absolutely," manager Brian Snitker said. "We've been waiting four years to do this, check the out-of-town. So it's nice."
Swanson, Gausman carry Braves over Pirates 6-1
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kevin Gausman has enjoyed transitioning to his new team. Dansby Swanson helped make it all the more pleasant Tuesday night.
Gausman breezed through eight innings, Swanson had two homers and four RBIs and the Atlanta Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-1.
Gausman, Inciarte power Braves past Brewers
ATLANTA (AP) — Kevin Gausman loves pitching in a pennant race.
The games have meaning, and the fans are engaged. That was hardly the case before the Atlanta Braves acquired him from Baltimore.
"As a player to come into it, it's exciting," Gausman said. "I could tell from the first day I got here that these guys are the real deal. They want to win, not just now but in the future."
Gausman outpitched by Wheeler in Braves debut; Mets win 3-0
NEW YORK (AP) — When the July 31 trade deadline came and went, Kevin Gausman switched uniforms while Zack Wheeler stayed put.
The two starters squared off just a few days later, and it was Wheeler who looked completely at ease.
Gausman was outpitched in his Braves debut as the New York Mets won 3-0 on Saturday night to stop Atlanta's five-game winning streak.
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Marlins-Braves rained out, to be part of DH on Aug. 13
ATLANTA (AP) — Brian Snitker will have to wait a bit longer to take advantage of his newly expanded Braves rotation.
Relentless rain took care of that.
The Braves' game against the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night was postponed following steady rain throughout the day. The game never started and was called about 90 minutes after its scheduled starting time.
The game will be made up as the first game of a split doubleheader on Aug. 13, when Miami returns to Atlanta.
Gausman helps Braves ‘hit all the boxes’ for NL East push
ATLANTA (AP) — From the perspective of manager Brian Snitker, the addition of right-hander Kevin Gausman means the Atlanta Braves added help in all the right places for their push to win the NL East.
Snitker applauded four trades made by general manager Alex Anthopoulos.
"I feel really good," Snitker said. "We talked about what you would like to have, and I think he hit all the boxes. Bullpen depth, starting pitcher, maybe a bat off the bench. I think they did a great job."
Alfaro’s 3 RBIs carry 1st-place Phillies past Orioles 5-4
BALTIMORE (AP) — Making the most of a one-day stopover in Baltimore, the Philadelphia Phillies won a game scheduled two months earlier and regained sole possession of first place in the NL East.
Jorge Alfaro homered and drove in three runs, Nick Pivetta took a three-hitter into the seventh inning and Philadelphia squeezed past the Orioles 5-4 Thursday night.