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Braves’ Ender Inciarte to miss 4-6 weeks with hamstring strain

Braves center fielder Ender Inciarte says he will miss four to six weeks after straining his right hamstring. It’s the second serious injury this year for Inciarte. He hopes to …


Braves sign Adeiny Hechavarria to fill void at shortstop

The Atlanta Braves have signed Adeiny Hechavarria to fill a void at shortstop with Dansby Swanson still injured and Johan Camargo heading to Triple-A Gwinnett. Hechavarria, a 30-year-old with his …


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 2:43 p.m.

Braves’ Austin Riley won’t need surgery, Dansby Swanson still rehabbing

Rookie outfielder Austin Riley will not need surgery on his injured right knee and expects to return to the Atlanta lineup in about two weeks. But Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson …


Hank Aaron still fighting for more diversity in baseball

Hank Aaron says his heart was warmed by a visit with 44 top high school players, mostly African-Americans. Aaron has lobbied for efforts to encourage young black athletes to choose …


Shane Greene gets a chance to finish games that matter in Atlanta

After emerging as one of baseball’s top closers, Shane Greene now gets a chance to finish games that really matter. Greene was among three relievers acquired by the first-place Atlanta …


MLB roundup: Josh Donaldson homers in 10th, lifts Braves over Nationals 5-4

Josh Donaldson homered against Sean Doolittle in the top of the 10th, and the Atlanta Braves pulled out a 5-4 victory over the Washington Nationals on Wednesday to take two …



Johan Camargo’s pinch-hit HR in 10th lifts Braves past Nats 4-3

Johan Camargo had a two-run, pinch-hit homer in the 10th inning, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 4-3 Sunday to win their fifth straight series.


Braves place Sean Newcomb on 7-day concussion injured list

Braves pitcher Sean Newcomb has been placed on the seven-day injured list for players with concussion symptoms after telling the team he felt uncomfortable following a light workout. Newcomb was …


Braves recall A.J. Minter, put him back in closer’s mix

A.J. Minter is back with the Atlanta Braves after a five-week stay at Triple-A Gwinnett, getting a chance to reclaim the job he lost as closer. Atlanta recalled Minter to …


UPDATED: Sat., June 8, 2019, 4:07 p.m.

Dallas Keuchel to join Braves soon, will start Saturday in Triple-A

Left-hander Dallas Keuchel says he doesn’t expect to need much time tuning up in the minors before he joins his new team, the Atlanta Braves. The team confirmed that the …


UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019, 10:15 p.m.

AP source: Dallas Kuechel, Braves near 1-year deal for about $13M

AP source: Free agent pitcher Dallas Keuchel and the Atlanta Braves are near agreement on a one-year contract that would pay the 2015 AL Cy Young Award winner about $13 …


UPDATED: Wed., May 29, 2019, 4:49 p.m.

2021 MLB All-Star Game to be played in Atlanta

Major League Baseball’s 2021 All-Star Game will be played at Atlanta in what could be the first national showcase for SunTrust Park since the stadium opened in 2017. This will …


AP source: Braves draft pick Carter Stewart reaches deal in Japan

After failing to sign with Atlanta and losing a grievance against the Braves, 19-year-old right-hander Carter Stewart has agreed to a six-year contract with the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks of Japan’s …


Mariners send Anthony Swarzak to Braves for Arodys Vizcaino, Jesse Biddle

As part of Monday’s trade, Seattle is sending Atlanta $1,788,172 to cover about one-third of the $5,677,419 remaining in Swarzak’s $8 million salary this year.


Braves release Jonny Venters 1 year after N.L. Comeback Player award

Left-hander Jonny Venters has been released by the Atlanta Braves. Venters’ comeback from his third Tommy John surgery helped him win the NL Comeback Player of the Year Award last …


UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019, 5:56 p.m.

Braves’ Austin Riley homers in first big league game

The Atlanta Braves gave another top prospect his shot, and Austin Riley looked right at home. Riley homered in his second at-bat in the big leagues, going deep off Michael …


UPDATED: Fri., April 19, 2019, 1:02 p.m.

Carlos Santana becomes U.S. citizen before Braves, Indians postponed

Indians first baseman Carlos Santana became a U.S. citizen several hours before Cleveland’s series opener against Atlanta was postponed because of rain. The game has been rescheduled as part of …


UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 4:07 p.m.

Braves closer Arodys Vizcaino out for season after shoulder surgery

Atlanta Braves closer Arodys Vizcaino will miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery on his right shoulder. He pitched in four games this season, getting one save for …


UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019, 3:09 p.m.

Ozzie Albies, Braves agree to $35M, 7-year contract

All-Star second baseman Ozzie Albies and the Atlanta Braves have agreed to a $35 million, seven-year contract, a deal that includes a pair of team options that could make it …


Braves’ Nick Markakis has cash, 5 guns stolen from Atlanta home

Atlanta Braves outfielder Nick Markakis had $20,000, five guns and other items stolen from his home while the team was on a road trip. According to an Atlanta Police Department …


UPDATED: Wed., April 10, 2019, 10:31 a.m.

Braves-Rockies game postponed due to weather

The Colorado Rockies have postponed their game against the Atlanta Braves because of inclement weather. The game will be made up Aug. 26 in Denver. A strong storm was forecast …


Former Atlanta Braves manager, Hall of Famer Bobby Cox in hospital

Braves manager Brian Snitker says he is “very concerned” after Hall of Famer Bobby Cox was admitted into an Atlanta-area hospital.


UPDATED: Tue., April 2, 2019, 3:16 p.m.

Ronald Acuna Jr., Braves agree to $100M, 8-year contract

Outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. and the Atlanta Braves have agreed to a $100 million, eight-year contract. It’s the largest deal for a player under club control with less than one …



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 …