Orioles walk off against Braves (0:56)

Orioles walk off in 11th

The Orioles and Braves were scoreless heading into the 9th, and the game headed to extras after both teams found a run. But catcher Matt Wieters' solo homer got the O's the 2-1 win in the 11th. Box score

Johnson blows save, O's force extras

Braves closer Jim Johnson allowed back-to-back singles, and J.J. Hardy scored Adam Jones on a sac fly to tie the ballgame in the ninth inning. There's free baseball in Baltimore. Follow live

Braves break scoreless tie in ninth

Adonis Garcia got hold of a 1-0 pitch and sent it to the right-field seats for the game's first score to give the Braves a 1-0 lead over the Orioles in the 9th. It was only the second HR Zach Britton has allowed this season (he hadn't allowed a HR in 25 appearances, covering 25 2/3 IP). Follow live


Scoreless through 8 at Camden Yards

The Braves have six hits and the O's have three heading to the ninth in tonight's series opener. Orioles starter Kevin Gausman allowed six hits and fanned five over a career high 7 2/3 IP, while Braves starter Alex Wood struck out seven over 7 1/3 IP. First team to score wins? Follow live


Nick Markakis back in Baltimore

Markakis played his first 10 years with the Orioles, morphing into one of the game's best RFs along the way. Tonight he returns to Camden Yards for the first time as a member of the Braves, and he'll be leading off. Follow live

Braves' lineup lacking

There could be a mass exodus coming to Atlanta. With a team that already features a fledgling offense, the trade deadline could mean the Braves' bats might get worse. MLB Power Rankings

Atlanta not done adding young arms?

It's unlikely the Braves will make any blockbuster deals before the deadline, but they continue to stockpile young pitchers with almost every move they make. Updated deadline preview (Insider)

Garcia's homer lifts Braves (0:34)

Braves snag win in St. Louis

The Braves avoided the sweep with a 3-2 win over the MLB-best Cardinals, who lost for just the 13th time at home this season. RHP Matt Wisler struck out three over 7 IP in his fifth win of the season. Box score


Final: Cardinals 1, Braves 0

Carlos Martinez scattered six hits over eight scoreless innings, lowering his ERA to 2.34 in the process. The Cardinals turned to the bullpen to close out the Braves in the ninth, extending their win streak to five games.


Cardinals edge ahead

After 7 1/2 innings of scoreless baseball, the Cardinals finally pushed across a run on a sac fly in the bottom of the 8th. They'll take a 1-0 lead into the 9th against the Braves, looking to win their fifth consecutive game. Follow live


Pitchers' duel living up to hype

Shelby Miller and Carlos Martinez came into tonight's matchup with ERAs ranked among the league leaders. Neither has given up a run as we head to the fifth inning in St. Louis. Follow live

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Matchup of the night: Miller vs. Martinez

Young Braves ace Shelby Miller (2.33 ERA) vs. electric Cardinals SP Carlos Martinez (2.51) is tonight's marquee showdown. Their ERAs are T-9th and T-12th in MLB, respectively. Follow live

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Freeman returns to Braves, pinch hits in loss

The Braves have activated first baseman Freddie Freeman from the 15-day disabled list, and he entered the lineup as a pinch hitter in Atlanta's 1-0 loss to the Cardinals.

Braves' Freddie Freeman activated

Atlanta gets its All-Star 1B back, as the team moved him off the 15-day DL before tonight's game vs. the Cardinals. Freeman hasn't played since June 17 and he's hitting .299 with a .520 slugging percentage this season.

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Braves get good news on injury front

Two-time All-Star 1B Freddie Freeman, who has missed the Braves' last 29 games with an injured wrist, began a rehabilitation assignment with the Rookie League Gulf Coast team in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, on Friday. No timetable yet

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.25216th
On Base Percentage.31515th
Slugging Percentage.36228th
Earned Run Average3.9219th
Quality Starts4721st


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