KISSIMMEE, Fla. - After two dismal seasons, there's hope for the Atlanta Braves.
NEW YORK - Aaron Blair won for the first time in 13 major league starts, Freddie Freeman drove in three runs off a misfiring Noah Syndergaard and the Atlanta Braves' slowed the New York Mets' wild-card chase with a 7-3 victory Monday night.
ATLANTA - In a largely forgettable season, the Atlanta Braves finally have reason to gloat a bit.
ATLANTA - Ryan Zimmerman homered among his three hits in his return from the disabled list, and the Washington Nationals used an eight-run fourth inning to take control before holding on for an 11-9 win over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night.
ATLANTA - Kyle Gibson pitched his first nine-inning complete game and the Minnesota Twins overcame two hits from hyped prospect Dansby Swanson in his big league debut to beat the Atlanta Braves 10-3 on Wednesday night.
ATLANTA - Shortstop Dansby Swanson, born and raised in the north Atlanta suburbs, is making no promises to help turn around his hometown Braves.
MILWAUKEE - Just before the start of the ninth inning, Braves first base coach Eddie Perez made Chris Carter aware that Milwaukee had accomplished a rare feat.
ATLANTA - Aaron Altherr and Maikel Franco homered, Aaron Nola won for the first time in eight starts and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 7-5 on Thursday night.
CINCINNATI - Anthony DeSclafani is giving the Reds what they've missed most of the season.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves' horrible season keeps getting worse.
ATLANTA - Colorado scored four runs in the third inning and pinch-hitter Ryan Raburn capped a big offensive performance for the Rockies with a ninth-inning grand slam in an 11-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.
CHICAGO (AP) - Jose Quintana beamed while describing the attention the first all-Colombian pitching matchup in major league history was getting back home.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Freddy Galvis has quite a knack for clutch hits.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Maikel Franco homered for the third straight game, and the Philadelphia Phillies hit four overall in a 5-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - For the Philadelphia Phillies, it's hittin' season.