The Atlanta Braves found themselves on the unfavorable end of a no-hitter as they fell to the Philadelphia Phillies 7-0 in a Labor Day outing at Turner Field yesterday. Philadelphia starter Cole Hamels and three relievers joined forces to throw the first combined no-hitter in Phillies franchise history. Hamels got the win after rendering the Braves hitless over six innings, walking five and striking out seven. Julio Teheran took the loss for Atlanta; he gave up five runs (two of them earned) and five hits, walked four and struck out three in six and two-third innings.
The Rome Braves closed out the 2014 season with a Labor Day loss to the Savannah Sand Gnats of 4-1 yesterday afternoon at State Mutual Stadium. With the loss, the Braves settled for a split in their four game series with the Sand Gnats.
The Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 1-0 last night in the finale of a three-game weekend series at Turner Field.
Friday night lights are set to shine tonight as area high school football teams take the field. This has been designated as Week One by the Georgia High School Association, and for many area teams, it will be their first week of play. A number of others will enter their second week of play as they opened the season during Week Zero last Friday night.
The Atlanta Braves wrapped up a 10-game road trip with a 6-1 win over the New York Mets last night in the finale of a three-game set at New York’s Citi Field.