Category: Baseball

Braves seek to clinch fourth straight playoff berth

With about a dozen games remaining in the MLB’s grueling 162-game season, the Atlanta Braves find themselves in a familiar position. Although it seemed implausible for most of the summer, the Braves sit in first place in the National League East.  The Braves entered the 2021 season having won three consecutive division titles and were [...]

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Recap: Season Best Times for Track & Field, Tennis Wins on Senior Day and Baseball Narrowly Escapes

With only a few competitions this weekend after the cancellation of the softball game against Georgia Gwinnett College, the spotlight was on the women’s tennis team and the men’s and women’s track and field teams. Here is how they fared.  Women’s tennis drops match against Georgia Gwinnett Emory's women's tennis seniors were honored on April [...]

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Reduce the Number of Replay Reviews

The Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Atlanta Braves 7-6 on April 11 after a highly controversial late game call. In the top of the ninth inning, with the score tied at six, Phillies third baseman Alec Bohm tagged up from third base on a fly ball to left field and was initially called safe by the [...]

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Emory Teams Dominate Weekend Competition; Softball, Track and Field, Baseball and Women’s Tennis Come Away With Victories

As spring continues to settle in, athletic competitions have continued to ramp up. Better yet, As spring continues to roll in and Emory University adjusts to the better weather, the University’s sports teams are making the most out of their returns to play. This past weekend, the softball, track and field, baseball and women’s tennis [...]

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Atlanta Stripped of MLB All-Star Game in Response to Legislation

The MLB released a statement on April 2 announcing the relocation of the 2021 All-Star Game from Atlanta. Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. issued the following statement. "Over the last week, we have engaged in thoughtful conversations with Clubs, former and current players, the Players Association, and The Players Alliance, among others, to listen to [...]

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