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Touki Toussaint among young candidates for spot in Braves rotation

Touki Toussaint and Mike Soroka are among the young pitchers to watch in what is expected to be an interesting competition for a spot in the Atlanta Braves’ rotation this …

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 5:33 p.m.

Nick Markakis stays with Braves for $6 million deal

The Braves have agreed to one-year contract to bring back All-Star outfielder Nick Markakis, a deal worth a guaranteed $6 million. Markakis’ deal includes a $4 million salary this year …

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 7:12 p.m.

Braves make free-agent splash with Josh Donaldson, Brian McCann

The Atlanta Braves added a pair of free agents following their first division title in five years, agreeing to one-year contracts with third baseman Josh Donaldson and catcher Brian McCann. …

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 6:02 p.m.

Oakland’s Bob Melvin, Atlanta’s Brian Snitker voted top managers

Oakland’s Bob Melvin was voted Manager of the Year for the third time, winning the American League honor after leading the Athletics to the playoffs despite the lowest opening-day payroll …

Boston Red Sox get three Gold Glove winners

Mookie Betts, Jackie Bradley Jr. and Ian Kinsler won Gold Gloves for the World Series champion Red Sox on Sunday night, and the Atlanta Braves also were recognized for their …

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 8, 2018, 9:43 p.m.

Manny Machado, Dodgers finish off ‘Baby Braves’ in NLDS with 6-2 win

Manny Machado hit an RBI double and three-run homer, David Freese came through again in the postseason and the Los Angeles Dodgers advanced to the National League Championship Series for …

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 5, 2018, 9:46 p.m.

Clayton Kershaw allows 2 hits, Dodgers blank Braves 3-0 for 2-0 NLDS lead

Clayton Kershaw tossed eight innings of two-hit ball in the Dodgers’ second straight playoff shutout, and Manny Machado slugged a two-run homer as Los Angeles beat the Atlanta Braves 3-0 …

Hyun-Jin Ryu sharp, Dodgers hit 3 HRs, beat Braves 6-0 in NLDS opener

Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched seven dominant innings, Max Muncy hit an early, three-run homer and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 6-0 in their NL Division Series opener. Named …

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 26, 2018, 4:41 p.m.

Braves SS Dansby Swanson has torn hand ligament, playoff status unclear

Atlanta Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson has a partially torn ligament in his left hand and it’s unclear if he will be available in the postseason for the NL East champions. …

Atlanta Braves clinch N.L. East; N.Y. Yankees claim A.L. wild card spot

The Atlanta Braves capped a most surprising season by clinching their first N.L. East crown since 2013, with Mike Foltynewicz taking a no-hitter into the seventh inning Saturday in a …

Atlanta Braves clinch first N.L. East crown since 2013

The Atlanta Braves capped a most surprising season by clinching their first N.L. East crown since 2013, with Mike Foltynewicz taking a no-hitter into the seventh inning Saturday in a …

MLB roundup: Tempers flare in Braves’ win over Marlins

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MLB roundup: Ronald Acuna hits another leadoff homer, Atlanta Braves beat Marlins 10-6

Ronald Acuna Jr. became the youngest player in major league history to homer in five straight games, hitting a leadoff shot on the first pitch and later adding a three-run …

Braves, Diamondbacks, Dodgers fail to sign top MLB Draft picks

The top picks of Atlanta, Arizona and the Los Angeles Dodgers failed to sign by the deadline, giving each of those teams an extra selection in the first round of …

MLB roundup: Nationals outlast Braves in 14 innings

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UPDATED: Sat., May 26, 2018, 11:31 p.m.

Andrew Benintendi powers Red Sox past Braves 8-6

Andrew Benintendi homered and drove in three runs, helping the Boston Red Sox beat the Atlanta Braves 8-6 on Saturday in Boston.

Ronald Acuna Jr . hits first big league homer to lead Braves over Reds

Ronald Acuna Jr. and Ozzie Albies, the two youngest players in the major leagues, both homered and combined for five RBIs to lead Atlanta over the Cincinnati Reds 7-4 Thursday …

Braves sign Jose Bautista to minor league deal

Six-time All-Star Jose Bautista and the Atlanta Braves have agreed to a minor league contract

MLB capsules: Max Scherzer steals second, throws fifth shutout

Max Scherzer stole the first base of his professional career and allowed only two singles in his fifth big league shutout, and the Washington Nationals ended a five-game losing skid …

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 16, 2017, 4:23 p.m.

Matt Kemp back in L.A., Adrian Gonzalez out in 5-player deal with Braves

Matt Kemp is returning to the Los Angeles Dodgers as part of a five-player trade with the Atlanta Braves that includes cash. The Dodgers are sending first baseman Adrian Gonzalez, …

Former Braves GM John Coppolella apologizes for rule violations

Banned from baseball for life, former Atlanta Braves general manager John Coppolella apologized Tuesday for rules violations that led to major sanctions against the team and “cost me my dream …

Atlanta Braves stripped of 13 prospects, former GM banned for life

The Braves lost 13 prospects and former general manager John Coppolella was banned for life by Major League Baseball on Tuesday for circumventing international signing rules from 2015-17.

Braves GM John Coppolella forced out

John Coppolella was forced to resign as Braves general manager Monday after an investigation by Major League Baseball revealed serious rules violations in the international player market.

Braves general manager Coppolella resigns amid MLB probe

The Atlanta Braves say John Coppolella has resigned as general manager after it was learned that he was the target of a Major League Baseball investigation into a violation of …

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 9:11 p.m.

Taylor Motter, Kyle Seager deliver late as Mariners rally past Braves

Taylor Motter replaced an injured Robinson Cano and gave Seattle the lead with a two-run single in the eighth inning, lifting the Mariners over the Atlanta Braves 9-6 on Wednesday …

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 4:38 p.m.

Mariners Pregame: Erasmo Ramirez on the hill, lineups and starters against Atlanta Braves

Seattle Mariners (64-63) at Atlanta Braves (56-68) at 4:35 p.m. at SunTrust Park in suburban Atlanta.

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 9:55 p.m.

Braves rookie Lucas Sims shuts down Mariners’ offense

Rookie Lucas Sims pitched three-hit ball over six innings and the Atlanta Braves scored on a crazy play that took three rundowns in 4-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners on …