Braves look to bounce back, even series with Phillies

PHILADELPHIA — Instead of October, it must feel like Groundhog Day for the Atlanta Braves. After winning a league-best 104 games in the regular season, the Braves find themselves on the precipice of elimination in the National League Division Series at the hands of the Phillies, in Philadelphia. Just like last year. The Braves must win Game 4 on Thursday night to bring the best-of-five series back to Atlanta for a winner-take-all showdown on Saturday.

Braves head to Philly, aim to seize control of NLDS

PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Phillies were in control for the first 14 innings of their National League Division Series against the Atlanta Braves. The final four innings of Game 2 were so calamitous for the Phillies that the series’ momentum swung entirely to Atlanta. Relying on home-field advantage, the Phillies will prepare a response on Wednesday when they host the Braves for Game 3 with the series tied at one game apiece. Philadelphia squandered a

Deja vu? Braves try to prevent Phillies from taking 2-0 NLDS lead

The Philadelphia Phillies stunned the Atlanta Braves last season on their way to being the National League representative in the World Series. The Phillies are vying to see history repeat and will attempt to take a 2-0 lead in the NL Division Series when they visit the Braves on Monday night. Philadelphia won Game 1 3-0 on Saturday behind a group effort — namely Bryce Harper’s home run, a postseason franchise-record five stolen bases and

Spencer Strider seeks redemption in Braves’ NLDS sequel vs. Phillies

Atlanta Braves ace right-hander Spencer Strider has manhandled the Philadelphia Phillies in the regular season. The same didn’t ring true last October in his one postseason encounter with the club. After a disastrous start in Game 3 of the 2022 National League Division Series, Strider will try to exact revenge Saturday when the top-seeded Braves host the fourth-seeded Phillies to open this best-of-five NLDS at Atlanta. Strider allowed five runs on three hits in 2