ATLANTA (AP) Freddie Freeman and Adonis Garcia homered, Bud Norris threw seven scoreless innings and the Atlanta Braves beat Bartolo Colon and the New York Mets 5-2 on Sunday. Freeman had three hits and a walk, helping Atlanta salvage a split of the four-game series. Brandon Nimmo, a New York prospect recalled from Triple-A Las Vegas on Saturday, made his debut and went 0 for 4...
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Freddie Freeman on his early home run off Bartolo Colon as Braves dumped Mets
Freddie Freeman hit a first-inning home run off Bartolo Colon, and Bud Norris added yet another impressive start to his recent ledger as the Braves secured a four-game series split with Sunday afternoon's 5-2 win over the Mets at Turner Field.
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Last week, I wrote about the dearth of production at the first-base position this season. In the piece, I highlighted Wil Myers as one of the few, young beacons of hope at the position and mentioned a few other young stars, but there was one notable guy I failed to mention: the Braves’ sole star-caliber position player, 26-year-old first baseman Freddie Freeman. It wasn’t a slight...
"I just needed to put myself in (speed) conversation." Freddie Freeman on those infield singles and a steal in Braves' win over Mets.
It’s been a pretty miserable 2016 for the Atlanta Braves, as they own MLB’s worst record at 19-46. They’re 8-27 at home. But there have been a few fun things to come out of the 2016 year so far for the Braves. 1. It technically happened in December of 2015, but they absolutely robbed the Arizona Diamondbacks in the Shelby Miller trade. In getting back Ender Inciarte, Aaron...
It’s a good thing Wednesday’s Reds-Braves game went 13 innings, as the extra at-bats for Freddie Freeman gave him the opportunity to hit for the cycle. Freeman hit a double in the third inning, followed that up with a triple in the fourth and then blasted a home run in the sixth inning. When he came to the plate in the eleventh inning, all he needed was a single, so you probably...
ATLANTA -- Freddie Freeman's leadoff single in the 11th inning against the Reds made him the first Braves player to hit for the cycle in eight years.Freeman doubled in the third inning, tripled in the fourth and hit his 11th homer in the sixth Wednesday night.He is the first Atlanta hitter to hit for the cycle since Mark Kotsay against the Cubs on Aug. 14, 2008. He's also the first...
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"The baseball's on a tee right now." -- Freddie Freeman has been on fire of late. The Braves' two-time All-Star discusses his five-game tear.
The Atlanta Braves are the worst team in the National League (though the Cincinnati Reds are hot on their tails for that title). Star first baseman Freddie Freeman is one of many Braves hitters struggling, and he was incredibly blunt about his season so far on Thursday. “Right now, I suck. There’s no getting around it,” said Freeman, who’s hitting just .186 in his past...
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