AJ Smith-Shawver taking it all in ahead of first start as a Brave

AJ Smith-Shawver will start Friday or Saturday for the Atlanta Braves, part of an ultra-accelerated plan for the 20-year-old pitcher after he made his MLB debut out of the bullpen over the weekend. Smith-Shawver completed just 110 innings in the minors, so he didn’t have much time to get settled anywhere. But whether he’s here for a while or not, he's just taking in all the craziness of this journey so far, as Kelly Price reports.

Braves 6-3 win over Marlins secures 3-game sweep

Marcell Ozuna homered for third time in two games, Ronald Acuña Jr. stole his league-leading 15th base, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 6-3 on Thursday to complete a three-game sweep.

Astros top Braves 5-2

Yordan Alvarez tied the game with a two-run single in the eighth inning, Corey Julks had a go-ahead pinch-hit single in the ninth, and the Houston Astros won their fourth straight, 5-2 over the Atlanta Braves on Sunday.

Braves lose Max Fried on opening day, beat Nationals 7-2

The Atlanta Braves overcame the early exit of NL Cy Young Award runner-up Max Fried because of a bad leg Thursday with four hits by Travis d'Arnaud and three errors by Washington during a 7-2 victory over the Nationals on a sunny, chilly opening day .