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Mariners hold off Braves as Albers picks up second win

Andrew Albers worked into the sixth inning for his second straight win since coming up from the minors, leading the Seattle Mariners to a 6-5 victory over the Atlanta Braves …

Mariners Pregame: Andrew Albers’ second start; lineups and starters against Atlanta Braves

Seattle Mariners (63-62) at Atlanta Braves (55-67) at 4:35 p.m. at SunTrust Park in suburban Atlanta.

MLB capsules: Braves put end to Dodgers’ nine-game win streak

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UPDATED: Thu., July 6, 2017, 11:27 p.m.

MLB capsules: Atlanta Braves beat Washington Nationals after long ‘dry’ rain delay

Freddie Freeman drove in two runs and Mike Foltynewicz quieted the Washington Nationals’ bats as the Atlanta Braves won 5-2 following an unusually dry rain delay that lasted more than …

Veteran pitcher Bartolo Colon designated for assignment by Atlanta Braves

Right-hander Bartolo Colon was designated for assignment by the Atlanta Braves on Thursday, one day after the 44-year-old right-hander dropped to 2-8.

New 1B Matt Adams keen to help in Atlanta

Matt Adams was eager to hit, looking for a batting cage as soon as he unpacked his bag at his new locker in the Atlanta Braves’ clubhouse.

Atlanta first baseman Freddie Freeman expected to miss 10 weeks with broken wrist

The Atlanta Braves are looking for help at first base after losing Freddie Freeman for about 10 weeks because of a broken left wrist.

MLB capsules: Ender Inciarte homers and Braves top Padres in debut for new park

Ender Inciarte hit the first home run in baseball’s newest stadium, local product Nick Markakis drove in the first two runs and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Diego Padres …

Atlanta Braves’ new park finally set for real test in home opener

The Atlanta Braves’ new stadium is ready for its first real unveiling.

MLB Capsules: Noah Syndergaard dominates and New York Mets shut out Braves

Noah Syndergaard struck out seven over six sharp innings in his first opening day start for New York before leaving with a blister and the New York Mets beat the …

Only finishing touches remain at Braves’ SunTrust Park

The major construction is complete at the Braves’ new SunTrust Park. That leaves about three weeks for the final finishing touches. The first official unveiling comes on March 31, when …

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 20, 2017, 5:44 p.m.

At 61, ‘late-bloomer’ Brian Snitker savors shot as Atlanta Braves manager

Let’s face it, Brian Snitker had pretty much given up on his dream. He always wanted to be a big league manager. But with his career in baseball approaching four …

Braves’ infielder Sean Rodriguez has shoulder surgery

Atlanta Braves infielder Sean Rodriguez has had surgery to repair the rotator cuff in his left shoulder. The Braves said Wednesday the procedure was performed on Tuesday by Dr. James …

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 3:59 p.m.

Mariners acquire RHP Shae Simmons, OF Mallex Smith from Braves, designate former Gonzaga pitcher Cody Martin for assignment

The Mariners have made yet another trade, acquiring right-hander Shae Simmons and outfielder Mallex Smith from the Atlanta Braves for left-handed pitching prospects Luiz Gohara and Thomas Burrows.

Lindgen agrees to deal with Braves worth $1,025,000

Left-hander Jacob Lindgren, making a comeback from Tommy John surgery, has agreed to a one-year contract with the Atlanta Braves worth $1,025,000.

MLB notes: RA Dickey agrees to $8M deal with Braves

Former N.L. Cy Young Award winner R.A. Dickey and the Atlanta Braves have agreed to an $8 million, one-year contract, adding a 42-year-old knuckleballer to a thin rotation as the …

Braves name Snitker manager for 2017

Brian Snitker finally was given his most-cherished prize for four decades of service to the Atlanta Braves. Snitker was hired by the Braves as their full-time manager on Tuesday, rewarded …

Fate of Hank Aaron statue unclear with Braves moving

The Atlanta Braves say they still do not know if the Hank Aaron statue will be moved from its current home at Turner Field to the team’s new SunTrust Park, …

Chipper Jones returning to Braves as special assistant

Chipper Jones is returning to the Atlanta Braves in a front office position he describes as “dipping my toe back into the water.”

Photo: Snapshot: Brock Holt hits for cycle

Brock Holt of the Boston Red Sox tips his cap during the Red Sox’ 9-4 victory over Atlanta on Tuesday in Boston. Holt hit for the cycle with a double …

MLB Notes: Rockies finalize deal with veteran catcher Nick Hundley

The Colorado Rockies bolstered their defense and provided their young pitching staff with an experienced veteran behind the plate Monday when they finalized a $6.25 million, two-year contract with catcher …

StL gets veteran outfielder

Jason Heyward stirred up enormous expectations when he joined the Atlanta Braves at age 20. He homered in his first big league at-bat. He was voted to the All-Star Game …

MLB notes: Braves select John Hart as president of baseball operations

The Atlanta Braves made John Hart their president of baseball operations, the team announced Thursday. With Hart accepting the newly created title, the Braves no longer are looking for a …

In brief: Rafal Nadal upset by qualifier at China Open

TENNIS: Rafael Nadal was upset by big-hitting qualifier Martin Klizan of Slovakia 6-7 (7), 6-4, 6-3 in the quarterfinals of the China Open on Friday in Beijing. The second-seeded Spaniard …

Oakland still in control

Jeff Samardzija pitched seven strong innings and received some rare run support to snap a four-start winless stretch, and the Oakland Athletics kept hold of the top A.L. wild card …

Eliminated Braves cut ties with GM

MLB: The Atlanta Braves have fired general manager Frank Wren. The move was announced Monday by team president John Schuerholz, one day after the team was eliminated from the N.L. …

Mariners defeat Braves

Without wavering, Chris Young will say it each time he is asked: Individual wins are not important to him. It’s about the team’s success, the veteran right-hander says, going to …

Felix goes eight innings, allows one run in M’s victory over Braves

SEATTLE – The suspense is largely gone, the mystery long ago faded. When Felix Hernandez pitches for the Seattle Mariners this season, two things are nearly guaranteed: He will go …

MLB notes: Streaking Braves finding different ways to win

The Atlanta Braves, finding new ways to create runs, have regained the lead in the N.L. East with their best two-week stretch of the season. The Braves were off on …

Hisashi Iwakuma dazzles as Mariners blank Braves

Lloyd McClendon’s unusual lineup left the Seattle manager answering questions about his team’s scoring potential.