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Braves' Freeman sidelined with wrist injury

By The Sports Network, 4 years 1 month ago
Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman was placed on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday with a right wrist injury. Freeman last played on June 17 against Boston and has already missed four games because of the injury. He had played 243 consecutive games before sitting out last Thursday. An MRI exam during Atlanta's off day on Monday revealed only...

D-backs send prospect Toussaint, Arroyo to Braves

By The Sports Network, 4 years 1 month ago
Phoenix, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - The Arizona Diamondbacks and Atlanta Braves made a trade on Saturday night involving one of the D-backs' top prospects. Arizona shipped right-hander Touki Toussaint, the 16th overall pick in last year's draft, and veteran pitcher Bronson Arroyo to the Braves in exchange for infielder Phil Gosselin. Toussaint, who turned 19 on Saturday, has compiled a 2-...

Recap: Atlanta vs. Boston

By The Sports Network, 4 years 1 month ago
Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - Clay Buchholz pitched seven effective innings and the Boston Red Sox downed the Atlanta Braves 5-2 on Thursday. Buchholz (4-6) allowed just two unearned runs courtesy of his own error in the sixth inning. He scattered six hits and a walk and the Red Sox earned a split of this four-game home-and-home series. Mookie Betts and Alejandro De Aza both...

Recap: Atlanta vs. Boston

By The Sports Network, 4 years 1 month ago
Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - Pedro Ciriaco finished with three hits and two RBI to power the Atlanta Braves past the Boston Red Sox, 5-2, on Wednesday. Nick Markakis scored twice and drove in a run, while Cameron Maybin and A.J. Pierzynski also brought in a run for the Braves, who split the first two games of their interleague series at Fenway Park. Nick Masset (2-1) earned the win...

Recap: Boston vs. Atlanta

By The Sports Network, 4 years 1 month 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, 4 years 1 month 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, 4 years 1 month 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, 4 years 1 month 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, 4 years 1 month 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, 4 years 1 month 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...