Freeman leads Braves past Marlins

(ATLANTA) – At the end of the day, leaders lead by word and example. And if there was any doubt who the leader of the Atlanta Braves was, Freddie Freeman put that to rest in the last 48 eventful hours. 

The veteran first baseman launched two homeruns, tallied three hits, and drove in four runs to lead the first place Braves to a 5-1 win over the visiting Miami Marlins on Tuesday night at Suntrust Park. His second homerun of the night, a towering shot to right center, earned his 100thRBI of the season, and a one-out single in the seventh drove in Ronald Acuna Jr. and Ozzie Albies, vaulted Freeman into the major league lead with 102 …

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Braves Avoid 5th Straight Loss Against Diamondbacks

It wasn’t a pretty game by any means but the Atlanta Braves finally managed to defeat the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night by a final score of 2-1.

In their previous four meetings, including three in Atlanta, the Braves had lost all four, and were also swept while hosting Arizona. So to say that tonight’s win was a relief was an understatement.

Tonight’s game was a pitchers duel from the beginning. The Atlanta Braves went with Julio Teheran who came into tonight struggling with a 2-4 record and an ERA over 4.60. The Diamondbacks countered with their ace, Zack Greinke, who had came into tonight’s game with a record of 5-1 and an ERA of 3.42.

Neither team really got …

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Michael A. Taylor’s Trip Home Sparks the Nats’ Bats in 9-5 Win

Michael A. Taylor was a bonafide superstar in the 2017 MLB Postseason for the Washington Nationals. He hit .333 with two home runs, eight runs driven in, and two walks for the Nats last October. After his performance, expectations were rightfully high for Taylor coming into the 2018 season.

Taylor started Opening Day in Centerfield and was expected to be a key cog for a Nationals team that was looking to finally make a deep postseason run. Unfortunately, however, the 2018 season is almost two months old and both Taylor and the Nationals have been struggling mightily.

Coming into Friday night’s series with the Miami Marlins, the division-favorite Nats sat in third-place in the NL East. Taylor was boasting a

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