Olson Homers Twice To Lead Braves Past Phillies 5-3 – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Matt Olson homered twice and Travis d’Arnaud also went deep to lift the Atlanta Braves to a 5-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night. The Phillies were without Bryce Harper for the second straight game, and the 2021 NL MVP will be sidelined indefinitely due to a broken left thumb … Read more

Heredia’s go-ahead HR backs Acuña’s 2 shots, Braves edge A’s, 3-2

ATLANTA (AP) – Guillermo Heredia gave Atlanta the lead with a home run to lead off the seventh, Ronald Acuña Jr. hit two homers and the streaking Braves beat the reeling Oakland Athletics 3-2 on Tuesday night. Kyle Wright (6-3) recovered from a rocky first inning to allow two runs in eight innings – the … Read more

Phillies broadcaster Scott Franzke delivers heartbreaking commentary on Uvalde school shooting

Baseball could wait. It had to. A day after the lives of 19 children and two of their teachers were lost in the senseless mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, Phillies radio broadcaster Scott Franzke “wanted to do something different” to begin Wednesday night’s coverage of the club’s game down in Atlanta. … Read more

Confounding Error Costs Phillies In 8-4 Loss To Braves – CBS Philly

ATLANTA (AP) – Dansby Swanson scored the tiebreaking run in the fifth inning on an excruciating defensive sequence by the Phillies, and the Atlanta Braves beat Philadelphia 8-4 on Wednesday night. Swanson singled and came around to score for a 5-4 lead on a play that started with a wild pitch by reliever José Alvarado … Read more

Ron Washington Busy on 70th Birthday, Braves Beat Texas – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

The Atlanta Braves had quite a bash on Ron Washington’s 70th birthday. William Contreras hit two impressively long home runs, Austin Riley also connected and Travis Demeritte had an inside-the-park homer when he was emphatically waved home by the beloved third-base coach as the Braves beat the Texas Rangers 6-3 on Friday night . Washington’s … Read more

MLB power rankings roundup: It’s early, do not panic

The Phillies have lost four of five series to start the year, but it’s still just the first month of the season. No time to panic, right? Well, for now, things do not look great. The Phillies have not put things fully together yet, and a 6-10 record for third in the NL East is … Read more

Kenley Jansen Signs One-Year Deal With Atlanta, Leaving Dodgers After 12 Years – CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – The Los Angeles Dodgers find themselves without a bullpen anchor for the first time in over a decade, as longtime closer Kenley Jansen agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the Atlanta Braves Friday. LOS ANGELES, CA – OCTOBER 21: Kenley Jansen # 74 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches … Read more

Things to do: Faye Webster, White Oak Music Hall, February 5, 2022

We read a few tweets from fans to Atlanta singer-songwriter Faye Webster for her impressions. “Can’t hear you over being a little listening to Faye Webster,” elicited a laugh from her. Another proclaimed, “Faye Webster heals my wounds,” and a third suggested “Faye Webster could hit me with a baseball bat, and I would thank … Read more