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LHP Drew Smyly, Braves agree to $11 million, 1-year contract

ATLANTA (AP) — Left-hander Drew Smyly became the first of the 181 free agents to switch teams when he agreed Monday to an $11 million, one-year contract with the Atlanta Braves, who bolstered a rotation that was depleted by injuries and disappointing performances.The 31-year-old pitched seven games last season for the San Francisco Giants, making…

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Braves: 3 overpaid players we need to immediately break up with

WASHINGTON, DC – SEPTEMBER 12: Will Smith #51 of the Atlanta Braves pitches during a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on September 12, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images) Use your ← → (arrows) to browseAug 6, 2020; Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Atlanta Braves right fielder Nick Markakis (22)…

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Braves’ Freddie Freeman wins NL MVP, White Sox’s Jose Abreu earns AL MVP

Nov. 12 (UPI) — Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman and Chicago White Sox slugger Jose Abreu won the 2020 Most Valuable Player awards Thursday night. Freeman captured the National League MVP Award after receiving 28 of the 30 first-place ballots in voting by members of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. He beat out…

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Braves’ Missed Opportunities Have Dodgers in the Driver’s Seat for NLCS Game 7

Eric Gay/Associated PressA Game 7 in the National League Championship Series presumably wasn’t on Atlanta’s radar after it took a 3-1 lead over the Los Angeles Dodgers.And yet a winner-take-all Game 7 is indeed happening after the Dodgers followed their season-saving win in Game 5 with a 3-1 victory in Game 6 at Globe Life…

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Braves vs. Dodgers: NLCS Game 5 live stream, TV channel, prediction, odds, watch MLB playoffs online

The Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Dodgers are set to play Game 5 of the best-of-seven National League Championship Series on Friday night. The Braves took the first two games of the series, the Dodgers destroyed them in Game 3, but then the Braves answered right back with a convincing Game 4 victory. It’s 3-1…

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Braves Take 3-1 NLCS Lead vs. Dodgers as Bryse Wilson Outduels Clayton Kershaw

Tony Gutierrez/Associated PressThe Atlanta Braves are one win away from making the World Series for the first time this century after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 10-2 in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series on Thursday.On the mound, Atlanta right-hander Bryse Wilson outdueled three-time NL Cy Young award winner and Dodgers left-hander Clayton…

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Braves’ Melancon catches Albies’s home run in second straight game

Braves relief pitcher Mark Melancon is making a good case to become an emergency outfielder.On Tuesday, and for the second consecutive night, Melancon caught a home run hit by his teammate, Braves second baseman Ozzie Albies, while residing in the bullpen.Albies’s 426-foot homer on Tuesday in Game 2 vs. the Dodgers extended Atlanta’s lead to…

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Braves’ Kyle Wright Wants to Learn From, Not Forget, Brutal Game 3 vs. Dodgers

Tony Gutierrez/Associated PressAtlanta Braves starting pitcher Kyle Wright allowed seven earned runs in the first inning on Wednesday against the Los Angeles Dodgers, who took Game 3 of the National League Championship Series 15-3.Wright, who was pulled after getting just two outs, spoke with reporters postgame about wanting to learn from his outing:FOX Sports: Braves…

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Dodgers vs. Braves: NLCS Game 4 live stream, TV channel, prediction, odds, watch MLB playoffs online

The Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Dodgers are set to play Game 4 of the best-of-seven National League Championship Series on Thursday. The Braves took the first two games of the series, but the Dodgers completely crushed them in Game 3 and have some serious momentum after the historic offensive outburst.Let’s check out the pertinent…

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Braves vs. Dodgers schedule: MLB playoffs live stream, TV channel, start times for NLCS

Getty Images The No. 1 seed Los Angeles Dodgers and the No. 2 Atlanta Braves are meeting in the best-of-seven National League Championship Series this week. Both teams completed sweeps in the NL Division Series; the Braves swept the Marlins and the Dodgers swept the Padres. Under this year’s postseason format, and because of COVID-19 concerns,…