The Atlanta Braves’ drought against the National League East-leading Washington Nationals came to an end on Wednesday night at Turner Field as the Braves beat the Nationals 4-1 in the middle outing of a three game series, following a rain delay of just over two hours. It was the Braves’ first win over the Nats in the past 10 outings between the teams.
The Rome Braves’ match against the Lexington Legends scheduled for Wednesday night has been postponed due to rain. It will be made up as part of a double header on Saturday, August 15th.
The Atlanta Braves opened a six game homestand with a loss to the National League East-leading Washington Nationals 6-1 on Tuesday night at Turner Field. The Braves have now lost all but one of their ten games against the Nationals this season.
The US is bound for the Women’s World Cup final! The United States took a 2-0 win over top-ranked Germany in the semifinal round of the tournament on Tuesday night in Montreal to advance to the title game. They’ll face either England or Japan in the World Cup final on Sunday in Vancouver.
The Rome Braves fell to the Lexington Legends 14-10 in the opener of a four game series at State Mutual Stadium on Tuesday night. The Braves will face the Legends again tonight at 7 pm.
The Atlanta Braves were off last night and will open a six game homestand tonight with a match against the Washington Nationals at Turner Field. Shelby Miller is slated to serve as the starting pitcher for Atlanta, while Jordan Zimmerman will get the start for Washington. First pitch is set for 7:10 pm. The game will be broadcast on WLAQ AM 1410. Air time for pre-game programming is 5:55 pm from the Atlanta Braves Radio Network.
The United States will face Germany in the semifinal round of the Women’s World Cup tonight. The game is slated to get underway at 7 pm in Montreal, Canada. It will be televised on FOX.
The Rome Braves were shut out by the Augusta Greenjackets 4-0 in the finale of a five game series on Monday night at State Mutual Stadium. The Braves will host the Lexington Legends in a four game series tonight thru Friday night. First pitch of tonight’s series opener is set for 7 pm.