2019 ScheduleAll times ET

2019 Schedule
95-60, 1st in NL East
Braves jump into water to celebrate division title (0:34)
Braves celebrate NL East title (0:24)
Acuna eclipses 100 RBIs with home run (0:22)

Braves go back-to-back in East, eliminate Giants

The Atlanta Braves clinched their second straight NL East title as Ronald Acuna Jr. hit his 41st homer in a 6-0 win over San Francisco on Friday that eliminated the Giants from postseason contention in Bruce Bochy's final year as San Francisco manager.

McCann lifts a 2-run homer (0:20)
Acuna goes yard for 40th time this year (0:31)

Acuña hits 40th HR, Braves clinch tie for first in NL East

Ronald Acuna Jr. became the second-youngest player in baseball history to hit 40 homers in a season, Freddie Freeman also drove in two runs and the Atlanta Braves clinched at least a tie for first place in the NL East with a 5-4 victory over the...

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Ronald Acuña Jr. slams his 40th home run to give the Braves a 2-0 lead to reach the first part of his 40-40 goal. He's the third player to hit 40 home runs in his age-21 season or younger, joining Eddie Mathews and Mel Ott, and he's three stolen bases away from a historic 40-40 season.


Harper, Eflin power Phillies to 4-1 win over Braves

Bryce Harper hit a two-run homer, Zach Eflin pitched seven smooth innings and the Philadelphia Phillies won their second straight game over the Atlanta Braves, beating the NL East leaders 4-1 on Wednesday night.


Hoskins, Pirela hit 2-run HRs as Phillies stop Braves 5-4

Rhys Hoskins and Jose Pirela hit two-run homers off Dallas Keuchel in Philadelphia's five-run fourth inning and the Phillies escaped in the ninth to beat Atlanta 5-4 on Tuesday night and prevent the Braves from moving closer to clinching the NL East.

Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

According to ESPN Stats & Info, Howie Kendrick's homer in St. Louis gave the Nationals a team-record-tying 215 homers this season. At the moment, the Braves and Nats are both tied for their franchise records. With one more dinger apiece, they'll become the ninth and 10th teams this season to set new single-season home run records.


BBTN: Trout's MVP Chances, Rizzo Injury, Buehler

Before speaking with Dodgers P Walker Buehler about LA's culture, Justin Verlander comparisons and a valuable lesson from his grandfather (33:39), Buster and Tim Kurkjian discuss Mike Trout's season-ending injury and how it affects his MVP chances, if Anthony Rizzo's injury kills Chicago's playoff hopes, Charlie Culberson's injury impact on the Braves and more (15:44). Plus, a minor league edition of "Cap Talk" with Todd Radom (41:22).

Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

Braves' Culberson has multiple facial fractures

Braves utility man Charlie Culberson suffered multiple facial fractures after being hit on the right cheekbone by a 91 mph fastball on Saturday, the team announced Sunday.


Braves clinch, but focus on Culberson after HBP

The Braves wrapped up a playoff berth Saturday, but there was no celebrating in the postgame clubhouse, as the team remained concerned about utility man Charlie Culberson, who was struck directly on the right cheekbone by a 91 mph fastball in the seventh.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

The Braves' Charlie Culberson is carted off the field, alert after getting hit directly in the face below the eye by a Fernando Rodney pitch. Culberson had squared to bunt as the ball soared over the top of his bat. Braves manager Brian Snitker has been ejected after the umpires ruled the pitch a strike, saying Culberson had offered at the pitch (he didn't jab the ball, but also didn't move his bat from the bunting position).

William Weinbaum ESPN 

Milwaukee announced plans Fri. to extend safety netting for next season, becoming the 12th MLB team to commit to or put in extensions since a toddler's 5/29 head injury on a foul liner in Houston. The Astros, Chisox, Dodgers, Nats & O's have installed extensions & the Braves, D-backs, Jays, Pirates, Rangers & Royals say they plan to. Some teams say they're considering extensions and Miami had extended its to 150 feet past each dugout before this season.

Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average4.2110th
Quality Starts747th
Batting Average.2588th
On Base Percentage.3376th
Slugging Percentage.4547th