Atlanta Braves 2020 Season in Review

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Atlanta Braves 2020 Season in Review “Wait ‘til next year.” These four words are very familiar to baseball fans from the 1950s. It was the rallying cry for the Brooklyn Dodgers. From 1947 to 1955, they went to the World Series five times. The first four times were defeats, and thus the saying began. “Wait […] READ MORE


Dodgers Rally Twice to Defeat Braves for the Pennant

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Dodgers 4, Braves 3 NLCS Game Seven On Wednesday morning, the Atlanta Braves led the NLCS, two games to none. Two days later, they held a three-to-one series lead. They have not won since. Defensive plays by right fielder Mookie Betts saved games for the Los Angeles Dodgers and gave them momentum. Clutch hitting by […] READ MORE



Braves by Decade: 1900s Boston Beaneaters/Doves

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The 1900s in baseball were marked by two things: a significant lack of offense and a brand new major league. The Dead Ball Era was in full swing and impacted power numbers severely. Players were considered terrific if they hit five or six homers a year. So, teams came up with a plan to combat […] READ MORE


Dodgers Force Game Seven, Defeat Braves 3-1

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Dodgers 3, Braves 1 The Los Angeles Dodgers used a three-run first inning, a strong start from Walker Buehler, and some fantastic defense from Mookie Betts to pick up a crucial 3-1 win over the Atlanta Braves. This win evens the series at 3-3 and forces a deciding Game Seven on Sunday. Dodgers Ambush Fried […] READ MORE


Smith, Seager Power Dodgers to Victory over Braves

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Dodgers 7, Braves 3 NLCS Game Five An appeal of a runner leaving third too early on a fly ball proved to be a turning point. But this was only because of a huge three-run home run from Will Smith – off Will Smith, no less. Shortstop Corey Seager added two homers of his own […] READ MORE


Big Sixth Inning Propels Braves To Game Four Victory Over Dodgers

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Braves 10, Dodgers 2 The Atlanta Braves used a six-run sixth inning and a strong pitching performance from rookie Bryse Wilson to take a 3-1 series lead against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday night. The Braves bounced-back in a big way after a lopsided 15-3 loss the night before. As a result, the Dodgers […] READ MORE


Dodgers Score Postseason-Record 11 Runs in First, Rout Braves

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Dodgers 15, Braves 3 NLCS Game Three When the Los Angeles Dodgers made a strong late-inning rally in Game Two of the 2020 NLCS, it was not enough to win the game. However, it gave them some positives as they moved forward. They rode those positives in Game Three, scoring a postseason-record 11 runs in […] READ MORE


Braves Take 2-0 Series Lead, Defeat Dodgers 8-7

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Braves 8, Dodgers 7 The Atlanta Braves took a commanding 2-0 lead in the NLCS against the Los Angeles Dodgers with a thrilling 8-7 win on Tuesday night. The Braves were led by NL MVP candidate Freddie Freeman—who recorded two hits, a home run, and three RBI—and held off a late Dodgers rally. As a […] READ MORE


Braves Bats Come Alive in Ninth to Beat Dodgers

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Braves 5, Dodgers 1 NLCS Game One The Atlanta Braves scored four runs in the top of the ninth off Blake Treinen and Jake McGee, breaking a 1-1 tie. Mark Melancon then pitched a scoreless bottom of the ninth to seal the deal as the Braves beat the Los Angeles Dodgers, 5-1, in Game One […] READ MORE