Tag: Atlanta Braves

Braves’ Charlie Culberson carted off, hospitalized after taking 91 mph pitch to the face

It was a bittersweet day for the Atlanta Braves. Saturday’s 10-1 win against the Washington Nationals officially clinched the Braves second straight postseason berth. Unfortunately, they also lost infielder Charlie Culberson, who was carted off the field after being hit in the face by a 91 mph pitch from Nationals reliever Fernando Rodney. The frightening scene […]

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Braves clinch playoff spot behind Acuña Jr

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Atlanta Braves celebrated another playoff berth with heavy hearts. Ronald Acuna Jr. ignited the decisive four-run rally with the go-ahead, two-run double in the seventh inning, as the NL East leading Braves wrapped up a playoff berth with a 10-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Saturday. The victory also eliminated […]

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Braves’ Charlie Culberson carted off after taking 91 mph pitch to the face

It was a bittersweet day for the Atlanta Braves. Saturday’s 10-1 win against the Washington Nationals officially clinched the Braves second straight postseason berth. Unfortunately, they also lost infielder Charlie Culberson, who was carted off the field after being hit in the face by a 91 mph pitch from Nationals reliever Fernando Rodney. The frightening scene […]

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Braves release Lucas Duda

The Atlanta Braves have released first baseman Lucas Duda. Duda just signed a minor league deal with the Braves earlier this month after being released by the Royals. Which makes the second year in a row he went from the Royals to the Braves, having been traded to Atlanta by Kansas City during the 2018 […]

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Adeiny Hechavarria gives Mets a million reasons to remember game-changing double

<img class="caas-img has-preview" alt="ATLANTA, GA AUGUST 21: Atlanta Braves infielder Adeiny Hechavarria (24) hits a home run during the MLB game between the Miami Marlins and the Atlanta Braves on August 21st, 2019 at SunTrust Park in Atlanta, GA. (Photo by Rich von Biberstein/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)” src=”https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/XmEc7wMKAf994hClHferuA–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTY0MDtoPTQyNi43MTEwMTg3MTEwMTg3/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/prXbGdHvZMoY04iAEYN1Ig–~B/aD0zMjA3O3c9NDgxMDtzbT0xO2FwcGlkPXl0YWNoeW9u/https://media-mbst-pub-ue1.s3.amazonaws.com/creatr-images/2019-08/fbe22d50-c62e-11e9-bfe4-a8a271a874ed” data-src=”https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/XmEc7wMKAf994hClHferuA–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTY0MDtoPTQyNi43MTEwMTg3MTEwMTg3/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/prXbGdHvZMoY04iAEYN1Ig–~B/aD0zMjA3O3c9NDgxMDtzbT0xO2FwcGlkPXl0YWNoeW9u/https://media-mbst-pub-ue1.s3.amazonaws.com/creatr-images/2019-08/fbe22d50-c62e-11e9-bfe4-a8a271a874ed”>ATLANTA, GA AUGUST 21: Atlanta Braves […]

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Braves sign Adeiny Hechavarría

UPDATE: Mark Bowman of MLB.com says that the Braves have now, in fact, signed Hechavarría. Johan Camargo and Adam Duvall have both been optioned to Gwinnett. 3:06 PM: Jon Heyman reports that the Atlanta Braves are considering signing Adeiny Hechavarría. Hechavarría was DFA’d and then placed on waivers by the Mets. He cleared waivers because, […]

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Ronald Acuña Jr. enters competition for catch of the year with breathtaking grab

ATLANTA — To hear Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr. describe his mesmerizing catch that robbed J.D. Davis of a homer Thursday night makes it seem as if gravity-defying catches are simple. “I was just trying to time it as the ball was hit,” Acuña said through a translator after the Braves’ 10-8 loss to the New York Mets. “I was trying […]

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