Category: Baseball

Braves and Bulldogs overcome odds to bring hardware home to Georgia

University of Georgia senior running back James Cook carries the football against the University of South Carolina on Sept. 18. (Wikimedia Commons/Gamecock Central) Georgia, historically a state of disappointing and underachieving sports teams, has been home to two championship teams in 2021. The Atlanta Braves stunned the Houston Astros in the World Series after an [...]

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Inside the ropes: Braves fans crowd downtown streets and Truist Park to celebrate World Series victory

Confetti falls from the sky following the Braves' World Series celebration at Trust Park. (Michael Mariam/Sports Editor) Friday, Nov. 5, 2021 will be a day that is cemented in the minds of Braves fans and the city of Atlanta forever. Following Tuesday’s World Series victory in six games over the defending champion Houston Astros, the [...]

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BRAVES WIN FIRST WORLD SERIES IN 26 YEARS

The Atlanta Braves are the World Series champions for this first time since 1995. (Ally Hom/Photo Editor) With the late Hank Aaron casting a comforting eye on the team, the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday clinched their second World Series in the city. It’s Atlanta’s first title since 1995, when Coolio’s “Gangsta’s Paradise” topped the Billboard [...]

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Braves upset Brewers to advance to NLCS

The Atlanta Braves beat the Milwaukee Brewers in the National League Division Series (NLDS) from Oct. 8 to 12 to clinch a spot in the National League Championship Series (NLCS), which started on Oct. 16. Their performance in the shortened 2020 season, particularly in the postseason where they fell one game short of making the [...]

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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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Teams Look Ahead to Home Competition, Final Weekend of Only Away Competition Concludes

This past weekend marked the final weekend that Emory University athletic teams were permitted to compete only on the road. On March 29, Emory Athletics announced that athletic teams are now able to host home games, and the baseball team had the honors of hosting Emory’s first opponent in over one year on April 6. [...]

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