Dan Straily Takes The Hill For Game 2 Aiming To Even Marlins-Braves seriesMiami Marlins RHP Dan Straily goes up against Mike Foltynewicz in his Game 2 start against the Atlanta Braves.
Marlins' Jose Urena Suspended Six Games for Throwing at Braves' AcunaMiami Marlins pitcher Jose Ureña was handed a six-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for intentionally hitting Atlanta Braves rookie outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr. with a pitch Wednesday, Major League Baseball announced.
Ballpark Brawl: Acuna Hit By First Pitch; Scuffle EnsuesRonald Acuna's opportunity to extend his three-game streak of leadoff homers was put on hold when the Marlins' Jose Urena hit him with his first pitch on Wednesday night, triggering a melee that led to benches and bullpens for Atlanta and Miami emptying twice.
Acuna Still Blazing, Homers Twice In Braves' 10-6 WinAcuna became the youngest player in major league history to homer in five straight games, hitting a leadoff shot on the first pitch and adding a three-run long ball in the seventh inning to help the surging Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 10-6.
Braves' Acuna Homers In 5th Straight; 3 Leadoff HRs In RowThe 20-year-old Acuna has become the youngest player in major league history to homer in five straight games, doing it Tuesday night when he hit his third leadoff shot in a row. Then he added another in the seventh inning, a three-run shot for his 19th of the season.
Amazing Acuna Hits 2 Leadoff Homers, Braves Sweep MarlinsAcuna's legend growing with each game, the 20-year-old rookie hit leadoff homers in both games of a doubleheader to lead the first-place Atlanta Braves to a sweep of the Miami Marlins.
DH Game 1: Braves Rout Marlins 9-1 In Toussaint Big League DebutTouki Toussaint threw six strong innings in his big league debut, Ronald Acuna hit another leadoff homer and the Atlanta Braves climbed a half-game ahead of Philadelphia in the NL East, defeating the Miami Marlins 9-1 in the first game of a doubleheader Monday.
Marlins-Braves Rain Out Creates Aug. 13 DHThe Braves' game against the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night was postponed following steady rain throughout the day. The game never started and was called about 90 minutes after its scheduled starting time.
Braves Back Allard's Debut With 19 Hits, Dominate Marlins 11-6Kolby Allard, supported by a 19-hit attack that included three home runs, won his major league debut and the Braves beat the Miami Marlins 11-6 on Tuesday night.
MLB's Worst Teams: Reasons For HopeSome MLB teams are already looking to next season and beyond, but even their fans have something to be hopeful about.
Giancarlo Stanton: 'Sometimes Things Just Spiral Out of Place'Giancarlo Stanton was introduced to the media and the newest Yankees slugger looked very comfortable in pinstripes.
Braves Beat Marlins, 8-5, End Season At 72-90The Braves have never been swept in a four-game set with the Marlins, and kept that streak alive. It also was the sixth consecutive win in a regular-season finale for Atlanta.
Braves Drop 6th Straight As Marlins Win 10-2Lucas Sims (3-6) allowed six runs in two innings.
Stanton Remains at 59 Homers as Marlins Defeat Braves 6-5Luiz Gohara allowed four runs, six hits and walked four. He struck out six.
Stanton Homers Twice to Reach 59, Marlins Top Braves 7-1The Braves need to win two of its final three games to avoid three straight 90-loss seasons for the first time since 1988-90.