ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves capped a most surprising season by clinching their first NL East crown since 2013, with Mike Foltynewicz taking a no-hitter into the seventh inning Saturday in a 5-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies.
The Rome Braves came into Friday night’s game down 0-1 to the Lexington Legends in the South Atlantic League Southern Division Series, needing a win to stay alive in the best of three series. It wasn’t to be, however, as Rome’s bats couldn’t get going in a 6-0 loss.
The Rome Braves concluded their home regular season home schedule with a 5-1 win over the Greenville Drive Thursday evening at State Mutual Stadium before a crowd of 2,220. Rome wins the four game series.
There have been a few times in the last week and a half where things didn’t go as scheduled for the Rome Braves. The results have been right on the mark, however.
The Rome Braves have struggled since the All-Star break, but recently the Braves have looked more like the team that won the first half of the South Atlantic League season.
The Rome Braves got their fourth and fifth straight wins by sweeping the Charleston Riverdogs 4-1, 8-1 in a doubleheader Friday night before 3,051 fans at State Mutual Stadium.
The Atlanta Braves have suspended further promotions with national pizza chain Papa John’s in the wake of reports that the restaurant’s founder used a racial slur.
The Rome Braves got the 7-5 win in the last game of the series against the Kannapolis Intimidators Tuesday night at State Mutual Stadium before a patriotic sellout crowd of 5,105.
Having an opponent score six runs in a single turn at bat is enough to make the most seasoned veteran’s stomach churn and want to hide in a corner.
A pair of solo home runs and four innings of scoreless relief from pitcher Freddy Tarnok helped the Rome Braves end their first home series of the second half on a high note.
When the Rome Braves step onto the field at State Mutual Stadium for the first time since the All-Star break Sunday they’ll be ready to play in front of their home fans once again.
Four Rome Braves pitchers were chosen for this year’s South Atlantic League midsummer classic, and each one provided evidence why Tuesday night.
It was back in spring training when Rome Braves manager Rocket Wheeler was with outfielder Jefrey Ramos while looking at the team’s roster.
The Rome Braves fell to the Lexington Legends 7-4 Saturday before a crowd of 2,848. Rome has lost four in a row since clinching the South Atlantic League Southern Division first half title.
The Rome Braves were locked in extra innings Thursday night in Greenville, South Carolina, when their fate was made 111 miles to the south.
The Rome Braves have won the South Atlantic League Southern Division first half title after the Augusta GreenJackets lost to the West Virginia Power on Thursday night.
The Rome Braves walked off a win Saturday night at State Mutual Stadium with an RBI single from Austin Bush in the bottom of the ninth to beat Kannapolis 5-4 before a crowd of 2,593.
Rome, GA – The Rome Braves fell to the Kannapolis Intimidators 8-3 Friday evening at State Mutual Stadium before a crowd of 2,178. The game began 49 minutes late due to storms in the Northwest Georgia area.
Conversation about the top teams in the South Atlantic League this season has to include the Rome Braves. So when it came time for the selections to the 2018 SAL All-Star Game, Rome was well represented.
Former Rome Brave and Atlanta Braves' pitcher Mike Soroka was back with his old team Friday night when the Rome Braves took on the Columbia Fireflies in a weather-delayed matchup at State Mutual Stadium.
The Rome Braves looked to take another step on their way to the top of the South Atlantic League standings but the Augusta GreenJackets used a big third inning to retake the lead Monday during a 12-5 loss at SRP Park, the GreenJackets’ new home stadium.
The Rome Braves defeated the Asheville Tourists 6-2 Saturday evening at State Mutual Stadium before a crowd of 3,232. The victory was Rome’s fourth in a row.
It wasn’t flashy, but the Rome Braves’ series opening win over Asheville served as a solid representation of how the team has built a 24-15 record and is staying near the top of the South Atlantic League standings.
Jean Carlos Encarnacion homered and had three hits, and Bruce Zimmermann struck out nine hitters over seven innings as the Rome Braves defeated the Asheville Tourists 1-0 on Thursday.
Rome, GA – The Force wasn’t much help to the Braves Friday night despite a large contingency of Star Wars characters at State Mutual Stadium as the Asheville Tourists topped Rome 4-3 before 3,056 fans.