Atlanta Braves

Votto, Cozart, Suarez Homer in Reds’ 8-2 Win Over Braves

Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Matt Wisler throws against the Cincinnati Reds during the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, July 18, 2016, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Gary Landers) CINCINNATI (AP) — Joey Votto’s hitting has finally come around midway through the season, just like it did last year. Votto, Zack Cozart and Eugenio Suarez all homered in the fourth inning…

Pirates Pound Braves 8-2

Pittsburgh Pirates’ Andrew McCutchen, left, greets Gregory Polanco after scoring on Polanco’s two-run home run in the second inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Thursday, May 19, 2016, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gregory Polanco homered and tripled, John Jaso collected three hits and the Pittsburgh Pirates rolled by the Atlanta Braves 8-2 on…

Pirates Spoil Snitker’s Braves Debut

PITTSBURGH, PA – MAY 17: Manager Brian Snitker #43 of the Atlanta Braves looks on during the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park on May 17, 2016 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images) PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gregory Polanco doubled three times and the Pittsburgh Pirates ruined Brian Snitker’s debut as interim manager of the Atlanta…

Braves Make 7 Moves, Reshuffle Roster

NEW YORK (AP) — The last-place Atlanta Braves have reshuffled their roster, making seven moves while trying to boost a punchless lineup. The Braves announced the changes before visiting the New York Mets on Monday night. Right-hander Mike Foltynewicz was called up from Triple-A Gwinnett to start the series opener against the Mets. Infielder Reid Brignac, infielder/outfielder Chase d’Arnaud and…

Police: Braves’ Hector Olivera Arrested, Accused of Assault

Hector Olivera (MLB.com) (ABC News) — Atlanta Braves outfielder Hector Olivera was placed on paid administrative leave by Major League Baseball after he was arrested when a woman accused him of assault at a hotel outside Washington. The Braves said in a statement Wednesday the team is “extremely disappointed and troubled.” Officers were called earlier Wednesday to the Ritz-Carlton Hotel…

Man’s Quick Thinking Saves Little Boy’s Face at Baseball Game

(ABC News) — A baseball game nearly turned into a disaster this weekend when an errant bat almost hit a little boy in the face. The near-miss happened Saturday when the Pittsburgh Pirates were playing the Atlanta Braves in a spring training game and a Pirates’ player lost his grip on a bat that headed toward the stands. Christopher Horner,…