Capsules of National League East teams, listed in order of finish last year:
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves tendered a contract to slugger Adam Duvall, ensuring the National League RBI leader returns to the World Series-winning club for another season.
The tendering of Duvall by the Tuesday night deadline was among a flurry of moves for the Braves, who also reached contract agreements with bench players Orlando Arcia and Guillermo Heredia.
Atlanta Braves (82-72, first in the NL East) vs. San Diego Padres (78-77, third in the NL West)
San Diego; Sunday, 4:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Braves: TBD Padres: Joe Musgrove (11-9, 3.20 ERA, 1.05 WHIP, 190 strikeouts)
Miami Marlins (60-82, fourth in the NL East) vs. Atlanta Braves (75-66, first in the NL East)
Atlanta; Sunday, 1:20 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Marlins: Edward Cabrera (0-1, 7.11 ERA, 1.50 WHIP, 5 strikeouts) Braves: Max Fried (11-7, 3.49 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, 136 strikeouts)
ATLANTA (AP) — Juan Soto and Freddie Freeman showed goodwill after each star was hit by a pitch in the first two games of the Washington-Atlanta series.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves’ flurry of trade-deadline moves on Friday highlighted how fortunate they are to be in the NL East, where any team close to .500 is still relevant.
Though the Braves entered the day one game under .500, they were only four games behind the first-place New York Mets.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Michael Conforto hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning to complete a huge comeback and the New York Mets overcame an embarrassing gaffe by All-Star pitcher Taijuan Walker to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-6 Sunday.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gregory Polanco hit a two-run homer in a five-run first inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates nearly squandered a 10-run lead in the late innings before hanging on to beat the Cleveland Indians 11-10, snapping a 10-game losing streak.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jacob Stallings hit a game-ending single in the 12th inning that lifted the Pittsburgh Pirates over Miami 8-7 on Saturday and extended the Marlins’ longest losing streak in six years to eight games.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jacob Stallings hit a three-run double in the eighth inning, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-3 victory over the Miami Marlins on Thursday night.
Trailing 3-2, the Pirates loaded the bases with two outs on a single by NL hits leader Adam Frazier and walks to Bryan Reynolds and Gregory Polanco.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jacob Stallings hit a two-out, two-run homer in the ninth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied past the San Francisco Giants 8-6 on Saturday night.
Stallings had a two-out, two-run double that capped four-run comeback in the seventh that made it 6-all.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Mitch Keller tossed shutout ball into the sixth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates slipped past the San Diego Padres 2-1 on Tuesday night.
Keller (2-3) kept the Padres off balance by mixing his pitches effectively...
After the controversy over his slide into Pirates catcher Elias Diaz on Memorial Day continued into Tuesday, Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo won't be surprised if he's hit by a pitch in retaliation.
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — Two silver hearses carrying the bodies of a couple killed in last weekend's shooting at a Texas church were followed by a long procession of vehicles Saturday that avoided passing the small church where more than two dozen people died.
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — In a story Nov. 7 about the mass shooting at a Texas church, The Associated Press misspelled a victim's first name and reported the wrong age of her husband...
For weeks, KABB anchorwoman Jessica Headley has been missing from her usual morning and midday news shows on San Antonio’s Fox affiliate, and several viewers have voiced concern over her absence.
“She’s my favorite in the morning,” Cassandra Miller said in an email.