NEW YORK — Craig Kimbrel hardly ever needs help with the ninth inning. He got some Saturday night.
PHILADELPHIA — The brisk air brought out Julio Teheran’s best more so than facing Cliff Lee.
PHILADELPHIA — Rain gave a pair of depleted bullpens a little boost.
How it happened: Rome fell behind early, but bounced back to score runs in the sixth, seventh and eighth innings to take the win and break a five-game losing streak.
For 70 days, the main attraction of the building is its centerpiece — a baseball field.
PHILADELPHIA — The Braves keep showing they are resilient and powerful.
How it happened: Lexington scored 10 runs in the second, third and fourth innings, then piled on 7 more in the routh.
Atlanta Braves’ starter Mike Minor delivered five strong innings Sunday for the Rome Braves, but Savannah managed to rally with a couple of key two-out hits in the closing innings, topping Rome 6-2 and sweeping the four-game series at State Mutual Stadium.
ATLANTA — Freddie Freeman insists the Atlanta Braves have no special insight when playing the Washington Nationals.
ATLANTA — Freddie Freeman had three hits, including a homer, and the Atlanta Braves beat Washington 6-3 on Saturday night to continue their early success against the Nationals.
Final: Sand Gnats 4, Braves 3
Atlanta Braves pitcher Mike Minor is scheduled to make a major league rehabilitation start today in Rome.
ATLANTA — Jordan Schafer scored from first base on Justin Upton’s bloop single to right field with two outs in the 10th inning, giving the Atlanta Braves a 7-6 win over the Washington Nationals on Friday night.
Final: Sand Gnats 4, Braves 1
In front of a packed house Thursday night at State Mutual Stadium, the Braves couldn’t keep pace with the Savannah Sand Gnats’ high-powered offense in Rome’s home opener.
A week after officially opening the season, the Rome Braves will return to State Mutual Stadium tonight for their home opener against the Savannah Sand Gnats at 7 p.m.
ATLANTA — Ervin Santana allowed only three hits over eight scoreless innings in his Atlanta debut, Jason Heyward homered and drove in two runs, and the Braves held off the New York Mets 4-3 on Wednesday night.
Final: Braves 5, Legends 2
ATLANTA — Bartolo Colon combined with two relievers on an eight-hitter, Ruben Tejada drove in two runs with two hits and the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 4-0 on Tuesday night at Turner Field in Atlanta.
ATLANTA — Hank Aaron is still the home run king to many. Even baseball commissioner Bud Selig has a difficult time seeing it any other way.