ATLANTA — Lucas Duda hit a two-run home run, Zack Wheeler pitched six scoreless innings and the New York Mets beat the struggling Atlanta Braves 5-0 on Friday night but were eliminated from playoff contention.
ATLANTA — The Atlanta Braves watched another team celebrate at Turner Field.
The Chattanooga Lookouts and Minnesota Twins displayed their commitment to one another Wednesday with the signing of a four-year player development contract.
ATLANTA — The Braves ended their five-game losing streak but gained no ground in their longshot chase for the playoffs.
So long, Dodgertown.
Luke List checked some scores of the U.S. Amateur played at the Atlanta Athletic Club. He watched some live action and some highlights as well.
ATLANTA — The Washington Nationals are again champions of the NL East, wrapping up their second division title in three years against the team that knocked them out of the top spot last season.
BALTIMORE — The Baltimore Orioles won their first AL East crown since 1997, using home runs by Steve Pearce and Jimmy Paredes to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 Tuesday night before a boisterous crowd of 35,297 at Camden Yards.
ATLANTA — Stephen Strasburg threw seven scoreless innings to end a long run of frustration against Atlanta, and the Nationals beat the struggling Braves 4-2 on Monday night to move to the verge of the NL East title.
INDIANAPOLIS — Nick Foles threw a tying touchdown pass with 3:25 to go, and then set up Cody Parkey for the winning 36-yard field goal as time expired, lifting Philadelphia to a 30-27 win at Indianapolis on Monday night.
Had the Chattanooga Lookouts lost on Aug. 1, they would have been 30 games under .500 at 40-70.
NASHVILLE — The Dallas Cowboys avoided an 0-2 start by bouncing back in a big way thanks to a dominating performance from DeMarco Murray and their beleaguered defense.
CINCINNATI — Without receiver A.J. Green on the field to make a big play, Andy Dalton called out to his running back whenever he was in a bind.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Colby Lewis had a hard time recalling the last time the Texas Rangers swept a series.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Lisalverto Bonilla made it through six innings in his first major league pitching start when Texas manager Tim Bogar would have been more than happy with five.