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Recap: Boston vs. Atlanta

By The Sports Network, 1 year 5 months ago
Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - Brock Holt became the first player in the majors to hit for the cycle this season, while Mookie Betts finished a homer shy as the Boston Red Sox beat the Atlanta Braves 9-4 on Tuesday. Holt stepped up with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning needing a triple for the cycle and delivered, lifting a fly ball that landed near the warning track in right-...

5 MLB Managers on the Hot Seat

By Jake Rose, 1 year 5 months ago
On Monday, the Padres dismissed manager Bud Black after nine seasons at the helm in San Diego. New general manager A.J. Preller isn’t afraid to make swift changes to his ball club, as evidenced by his complete offseason makeover of the Padres’ roster. The roster turnover did little to change the Padres’ place in the National League West standings, as they entered Tuesday’...

Recap: Boston vs. Atlanta

By The Sports Network, 1 year 5 months ago
Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - In the midst of a season-long losing streak, sending a recently ineffective Rick Porcello to the mound was probably not the best way to end the Boston Red Sox's current skid. Williams Perez, on the other hand, was sharp as he helped the Atlanta Braves to a 4-2 win over the struggling Red Sox in the opener of two-game set at Fenway Park on Monday night. ...

Recap: NY Mets vs. Atlanta

By The Sports Network, 1 year 5 months ago
Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Juan Lagares' three-run homer in the sixth helped the New York Mets overcome a five-run deficit and give them a 10-8 win over the Atlanta Braves in the finale of a three-game set. Dillon Gee returned from the bereavement list and put the Mets in an early hole, allowing eight runs on 11 hits in 3 2/3 innings. New York reeled off nine runs from the third...

Recap: NY Mets vs. Atlanta

By The Sports Network, 1 year 5 months ago
Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Cameron Maybin delivered a two-run single in the 11th inning to lift the Atlanta Braves to a 5-3 win over the New York Mets on Saturday afternoon. Maybin's hit off Carlos Torres came after the Braves tied the score with a two-run rally in the top of the ninth inning capped by Freddie Freeman's RBI single. Freeman hit a solo homer earlier in the game...

Benches clear in Padres-Braves game after Kemp HBP

By The Sports Network, 1 year 5 months ago
Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - The benches cleared but no punches were thrown in Thursday's game between the Braves and Padres after Atlanta's Julio Teheran hit San Diego's Matt Kemp with a pitch in the top of the first inning. Teheran's 1-2 fastball sailed high and inside, striking the right-handed Kemp on his left arm as he tried to get out of the way. Kemp threw his bat to the...

Braves DFA Cahill, add Eveland

By The Sports Network, 1 year 5 months ago
Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Atlanta Braves have designated former All-Star pitcher Trevor Cahill for assignment and purchased the contract of pitcher Dana Eveland from Triple-A Gwinnett. Cahill was acquired from Arizona just before the start of the season and has struggled in 15 games. He made three starts in April, losing all three decisions while allowing 11 earned runs in just...

Recap: Atlanta vs. San Diego

By The Sports Network, 1 year 5 months ago
Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - Yangervis Solarte's two-run single in the 11th inning lifted the San Diego Padres to a 6-4 win over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday afternoon in the finale of a four-game series. The Padres earned a split of the series after tying the score with three runs in a wild eighth inning. The game started 56 minutes late because of rain and the benches cleared...

Braves activate Kelly Johnson

By The Sports Network, 1 year 6 months ago
Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Atlanta Braves reinstated utiltyman Kelly Johnson from the 15-day disabled list prior to Wednesday's game against the San Diego Padres. Johnson, sidelined since May 13 by a strained right oblique, will start in left field and bat sixth in Wednesday's matchup. Prior to hitting the DL, the 10-year veteran batted .259 with six homers and 18 RBI in just...

San Diego Padres (30-30) at Atlanta Braves (28-30), 7:10 p.m. (ET)

By The Sports Network, 1 year 6 months ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - Williams Perez takes aim at his second major league win on Wednesday when the Atlanta Braves continue their four-game series with the San Diego Padres at Turner Field. Perez tossed seven scoreless innings to beat the defending world champion San Francisco Giants two starts ago, but did not get a decision on Friday against Pittsburgh. Perez was not sharp in that one, as...