Dansby Swanson and Jorge Soler bring Braves closer to championship in World Series

ATLANTA – Shortstop Dansby Swanson and Cuban outfielder Jorge Soler hit back-to-back home runs off reliever Cristian Javier in the seventh inning to give the Atlanta Braves a 3-2 win over the Houston Astros on Saturday in Game 4 of the Major League Baseball World Series. 2 Related The Braves took a 3-1 lead and … Read more

Urías had one of his worst postseason games

LOS ANGELES – Mexican pitcher Julio Urías allowed five runs and eight hits, including three home runs, in five innings against the Atlanta Braves in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series on Wednesday. 2 Related It was the second-worst postseason start for Urías in his six-year career with the Los Angeles Dodgers. The … Read more

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts strategy fails to use Julio Urías out of role

ATLANTA – Dave Roberts bet and lost, unnecessarily, using Mexican southpaw Julio Urías as a surprise reliever in Game 2 of the National League Championship Series on Sunday at Truist Park in Atlanta. 2 Related Puerto Rican Eddie Rosario hit a winning hit with two outs in the ninth inning off Kenley Jansen as the … Read more

Atlanta Braves beat the Los Angeles Dodgers the game they couldn’t lose by opening SCLN

ATLANTA – A hit by third baseman Austin Riley boosted Ozzie Albies in the ninth inning as the Atlanta Braves beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 on Saturday in Game 1 of the National League Championship Series. 2 Related With the game tied 2-2, second baseman Albies singled, stole middle and scored on Riley’s strong … Read more

list of all movements of Latino players

Puerto Ricans Jose Berríos and Javy Báez, Dominicans Nelson Cruz and Starling Marte, Cuban Jorge Soler and Venezuelan Eduardo Escobar lead the large group of Latin American players who changed teams on the deadline to make transactions in the 2021 season of the Big leagues. About three dozen Latin Americans, many with the category of … Read more

Atlanta Braves loses Venezuelan Ronald Acuña Jr. for the remainder of the season after suffering a tear

MIAMI – An MRI on Saturday revealed that Atlanta Braves star Ronald Acuña Jr. suffered a complete tear to his right anterior cruciate ligament. He will undergo end-of-season surgery, the team announced on social media. 2 Related Acuña Jr. was pulled off the field in tears after sustaining the injury during Atlanta’s 5-4 win over … Read more