Andrew Albers worked into the sixth inning for his second straight win since coming up from the minors, leading the Seattle Mariners to a 6-5 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night.
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Braves reinstate Winkler, option Brothers
The Atlanta Braves reinstated RHP Dan Winkler (elbow) from the 60-day disabled list on Monday, and optioned LHP Rex Brothers to Triple-A Gwinnett in a corresponding move.
Tyler Flowers' grand slam broke open a close game in Atlanta's six-run fifth inning, Sean Newcomb earned his first home win and the Braves beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-1 on Sunday.
Scooter Gennett hit a grand slam and the Cincinnati Reds beat struggling Julio Teheran and the Atlanta Braves 11-8 on Saturday night.
Matt Kemp missed 19 games with a right hamstring strain and was sidelined for nine games with the same injury in April.
Cincinnati hit three home runs in the sixth, including a two-run shot by Adam Duvall, Sal Romano threw seven strong innings and the Reds beat R.A. Dickey and the Atlanta Braves 5-3 on Friday night.
Santana lands on DL
The Braves placed OF Danny Santana (left quadriceps strain) on the 10-day disabled list and recalled 2B Micah Johnson from Triple-A Gwinnett in a corresponding roster move. Santana suffered the injury during Thursday's game vs. the Rockies. Johnson is hitless in three prior at-bats with Atlanta this season.
The Braves could bring R.A. Dickey back for another season, but it is unclear if the knuckleballer wants to continue pitching.
Josh Macri recaps all of Thursday's MLB action, including a potential damaging blow for the Cubs, a Yankee sweep, a big day for Ender Inciarte and much more.
Pair of Braves highlight Thursday's longest HRs
Ian Happ may have hit a 443-foot home run, but the rookie was overshadowed by Freddie Freeman and Ender Inciarte, who each hit home runs more than 430 feet in the Braves' 10-4 win against the Rockies.
Ender Inciarte hit two of Atlanta's four homers and the Braves beat the Colorado Rockies 10-4 on Thursday.
The 24-year-old right-hander has tremendous stuff, but his command isn't at the same high level.
Trevor Story had two homers and a career-high six RBI, Jon Gray pitched six strong innings, and the Colorado Rockies broke out of an offensive slump in a big way to beat the Atlanta Braves 17-2 on Wednesday night.
Stanton continues HR streak with 432-foot shot
Joey Gallo hit Tuesday's longest home run, but Giancarlo Stanton remains the talk of the town after hitting a 432-foot homer against the Giants to extend his HR streak to six games.
Brandon Phillips scored the go-ahead run on a rare error by Nolan Arenado, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Colorado Rockies 4-3 on Tuesday night.
Chad Bettis drew a standing ovation when he took the mound for the first time since cancer treatment, then threw seven impressive innings Monday night as the Colorado Rockies beat the Atlanta Braves 3-0.
R.A. Dickey held St. Louis to one run in seven innings, Brandon Phillips hit a two-run homer and the Atlanta Braves stopped the Cardinals' season-high, eight-game winning streak with a 6-3 victory Sunday.
Randal Grichuk and Paul DeJong homered and the St. Louis Cardinals stretched their winning streak to eight games with a 6-5 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night.
Paul DeJong had two doubles with three RBI and Randal Grichuk tripled and drove in two as the surging St. Louis Cardinals held off the Atlanta Braves 8-5 on Friday night to win their season-high seventh straight game.
A minor league outfielder for the Miami Marlins and a minor league pitcher from the Atlanta Braves have been suspended for drug violations.