ATLANTA — Even though the New York Mets are out of the playoff picture, Zack Wheeler believes his team is eager to finish strong.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Colby Lewis had a hard time recalling the last time the Texas Rangers swept a series.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Lisalverto Bonilla made it through six innings in his first major league start when Texas manager Tim Bogar would have been more than happy with five.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Robinson Chirinos hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning, sending the Texas Rangers to a 2-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.
WASHINGTON — Fredi Gonzalez cannot explain why the Braves have done so well against Stephen Strasburg. The Atlanta manager is just glad his team beat the Washington ace once again.
WASHINGTON — Adam LaRoche kept up his torrid stretch with two hits and two RBIs, and the Washington Nationals essentially put to rest any thought that there is still a serious race for the NL East title with a 6-4 win over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.
WASHINGTON — Doug Fister pitched seven shutout innings, leading the Washington Nationals to a 2-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night in the opener of a three-game series between the top teams in the NL East.
MIAMI — Julio Teheran was having another fine outing against the Miami Marlins until the middle innings rolled around.
MIAMI — Evan Gattis hit a leadoff homer in the 10th inning to give the Atlanta Braves a 4-3 victory over the Miami Marlins on Saturday night.
MIAMI — With the way Jarred Cosart has been pitching, he didn’t need much run support.
ATLANTA — Christian Bethancourt paid close attention to the Braves’ hitting woes, even when he was with Triple-A Gwinnett.
ATLANTA — Kyle Kendrick allowed only three hits in seven scoreless innings, Carlos Ruiz homered and drove in two runs, and the Philadelphia Phillies shut out the struggling Atlanta Braves 4-0 on Tuesday night.
Fittingly, the merry-go-round Rome Braves made their 69th roster move prior to Monday’s 4-1 loss to the Savannah Sand Gnats in the last game of the season.
ATLANTA — With their playoff hopes uncertain, Atlanta’s struggling batters picked a bad time to get no-hit by Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia relievers.
ATLANTA — Alex Wood struck out 12 in eight dominant innings and Evan Gattis homered to help the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 1-0 on Sunday.
With one game remaining on the 2014 schedule, the Rome Braves have found a winning formula against one of the league’s best teams, the playoff-bound Savannah Sand Gnats.
ATLANTA — Jarred Cosart pitched seven effective innings, and the Miami Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 4-0 on Saturday night to stop a three-game losing streak.
Final: Braves 4, Sand Gnats 3
Final: Sand Gnats 6, Braves 5
ATLANTA — Justin Upton homered and had three RBIs, Jason Heyward drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 5-2 on Friday night for their third straight win.
The Braves are finally contemplating trading B.J. Upton. Of course they are. They shouldn’t have signed him in the first place.