ATLANTA — Jacob Turner allowed two runs in his bid for a permanent return to Miami’s rotation and the Marlins knocked Mike Minor out of the game early in their 6-5 win over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.
ATLANTA — Cole Hamels felt as well as he has all season, and it showed.
Walking into State Mutual Stadium for the first time as a 13-year-old, a wide-eyed Ben Poplin never imagined he’d be back in the same ballpark as an adult, living out his dream as the voice of the Rome Braves.
Final: Braves 7, Power 2
Final: Power 9, Braves 8
By George Henry
ATLANTA — For all that Jason Heyward did well, his diving catch in the eighth inning felt the best.
Final: Braves 6, Drive 4
His status as one of Major League Baseball’s best catchers keeps growing despite being in “the show” for less than two years, and his remarkable story of how he has overcome life’s hurdles has been well documented.
Final: Braves 5, Drive 2
Final: Drive 9, Braves 4
CHICAGO — Chris Johnson can rest easy during the All-Star break. He earned a couple days off.
Final: Braves 9,
When the National League All-Star team is introduced before Tuesday night’s “Midsummer Classic” in Minneapolis, Rome Braves fans will hear the names of players that were heard not too long ago at State Mutual Stadium.
CHICAGO — Dan Uggla’s future in Atlanta was in question Sunday after the Braves suspended the struggling second baseman for their final game before the All-Star break.
CHICAGO — Chris Johnson homered twice and pitcher Mike Minor hit his second career home run, leading the Atlanta Braves over the Chicago Cubs 11-6 on Saturday.
Final: Crawdads 8, Braves 1
Atlanta Braves catcher Evan Gattis began rehab on his injured back Friday when he took light batting practice with the Rome Braves at State Mutual Stadium.
The Rome Braves bounced back Friday to beat the Hickory Crawdads, 7-3, at home after suffering a 15-0 trouncing the previous night.
CHICAGO — Jake Arrieta is doing his part to fill the gap left by Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel.
As she walks up the steps at State Mutual Stadium to her station as an usher in Sections 204-206, Mary McRay enters an arena that has been and still is a huge part of her life.