Tag: Atlanta Braves

Ian Anderson threw 5.2 shutout innings to give the Braves a 2-0 NLDS series lead over the Miami Marlins. (Image: Eric Gay/AP)

Atlanta Braves, Los Angeles Dodgers Aim for NLDS Sweeps on Thursday

The National League Division Series could come to an early end on Thursday, as both the Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Dodgers have built 2-0 leads in their respective NLDS contests. The Braves continued to show off their pitching strength on Wednesday, blanking the Marlins 2-0 to earn their third […]

Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna hit a home run, then nearly got into an altercation with Marlins pitcher Sandy Alcantara in Game 1 of their NLDS series. (Image: Eric Gay/AP)

NLDS: Dodgers, Braves Look to Take Commanding 2-0 Leads on Wednesday

The favorites started off strong in the National League Division Series (NLDS) on Tuesday, as both the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Atlanta Braves posted Game 1 wins. The Braves posted six runs in the seventh inning to rally against the upstart Miami Marlins. Meanwhile, the Dodgers combined strong pitching […]

The Atlanta Braves and Florida Marlins square off in an NLDS that should feature some sterling pitching performances. (Image: Dale Zanine/USA Today Sports)

Upstart Marlins Shed ‘Bottom Feeder’ Label, Battle Braves in NLDS

One thing is certain when the Florida Marlins take on the Atlanta Braves in the NLDS beginning on Tuesday: someone has to give up some runs. You wouldn’t know that based on how both teams ripped through their respective wild-card series, with pitching performances that completely shut down their opponents. […]

The LA Dodgers celebrate an extra innings victory in Game 3 of the 2018 World Series. (Image: Thomas York/Getty)

LA Dodgers Favs to Snag Third NL Pennant Since 2017

The Los Angeles Dodgers, Atlanta Braves, and Washington Nationals are the consensus top-three favorites to win the National League (NL) pennant in 2020, with the Dodgers the overall favorite at 8/5 odds to represent the NL in the World Series. According to a recent update by William Hill, the Dodgers […]

Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman mic'd up during the 2019 All-Star Game in Cleveland. (Image: AP)

World Series Odds: Don’t Sleep on the Atlanta Braves at 8/1

At the start of the second half of the season, the Atlanta Braves are 8/1 odds to win the 2019 World Series according to William Hill. The Braves (58-37) hold the second-best record in the National League and also boast the best road record in the NL. The Braves are […]