Cubs Pound Braves Friday Afternoon, Atlanta Falls To 5-18 On The SeasonCHICAGO -- Anthony Rizzo's bases-loaded single drove in Dexter Fowler with a go-ahead run and Matt Szczur added a grand slam as the Chicago Cubs scored five eighth-inning runs in a 6-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday. Rizzo's base hit to center off Braves reliever Eric O'Flaherty brought home Fowler to snap a 1-1 tie. Szczur's grand slam -- the first of his career -- came off Braves reliever Chris Withrow and...
Braves Snap 8 Game Losing Skid, Beat The Red Sox Thursday NightBOSTON -- Nick Markakis, one of the few bright spots in Atlanta's disastrous start, delivered four hits and drove in three runs and rookie Mallex Smith added two RBIs as the Braves ended their eight-game losing streak with...
Braves Lose 8th Straight Game, Fall To Red Sox 9-4 Wednesday NightBOSTON -- Steven Wright continues to be the No. 1 surprise of the Boston Red Sox season. The knuckleballer, added to the rotation at the start of the season because of an injury to Eduardo Rodriguez, turned in his fourth straight quality start on...
4-26-16 Mitch Evans Experience Soundbite of the Night & ScoreboardMitch plays Mark Cuban soundbite on Durant being a superstar, Durant respond to Cuban, Dirk response to Cuban. And scores for around the NBA, MLB
Hapless Braves Losing Streak Continues, Fall To Red Sox Tuesday NightATLANTA -- David Price recovered from one of the worst starts of his career to match his career high with 14 strikeouts and help the Boston Red Sox to an 11-4 win, handing the Atlanta Braves their seventh straight loss. Price did not resemble the same pitcher who allowed a...
Red Sox Win, Braves Lose 6th Straight, Now 1-11 At HomeATLANTA -- Boston Red Sox right-hander Rich Porcello added to Atlanta's offensive woes, improving his record to 4-0 at the expense of the Braves on Monday. Porcello allowed just four hits over 6 1/3 innings and Jackie Bradley Jr. broke up a...
Consider Making Wholesale Changes To Your Fantasy Baseball Roster As May ApproachesMost MLB teams have played about 20 games so far this season, and that's a big enough sample size to determine whether or not to keep slumping players on your fantasy baseball roster. The bigger challenge is to decide if dropping those players makes sense—or just benching them for now is a better idea. That decision comes down to the rest of your rosters, along with its strengths and weaknesses. As we always say, no one ever said that fantasy sports were easy!
Braves Lose Fifth Straight, Fall To Mets 3-2 SundayATLANTA -- The New York Mets did not need to continue their home run blitz to make Jacob deGrom a winner in his return to the mound Sunday. DeGrom worked into the sixth inning and the Mets won for the seventh straight time at Turner Field, completing the weekend sweep and 7-2 road trip with a 3-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves. "I was a little nervous, but glad to be back out there," said deGrom, who...
Mets Beat Braves Friday Night 6-3ATLANTA -- Curtis Granderson went 3-for-5 with two home runs, including a grand slam, and New York Mets defeated the Atlanta Braves 6-3 on Friday at Turner Field. Granderson hit a grand slam in the second inning and a solo homer in the...
Keidel: Curt Schilling's Dark DescentLegendary pitcher Curt Schilling was fired this week from his baseball color analyst position with ESPN for his conduct on social media.
Braves Come Up Short In Extra Innings, Dodgers WinATLANTA -- Justin Turner drove in the go-ahead run with a double to help the Los Angeles Dodgers claim a 5-3 win over the Atlanta Braves in 10 innings on Wednesday night at Turner Field. With runners on first and second, Turner hit a shallow fly ball off reliever Jason Grilli into left-center field. Speedy center fielder Mallex Smith ran hard and...
No-Name Players Are Sometimes Better Than Established Veterans In Fantasy BaseballWe are two weeks into the 2016 Major League Baseball season, and already there are veteran positions players struggling to hit their weight. There also are experienced pitchers that can't find the strike zone at all. What do you do with these guys on your fantasy roster? It depends on the player and the situation, but in most leagues, there are always better alternatives on the waiver wire. The tough part is to decide if the short-term move will be better than long-term patience.

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