Category Archives: Local Sports

NL EAST-CHAMPION BRAVES TOP MARLINS AT TRUIST PARK

The National League East-champion Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 9-4 on Wednesday night in game three of a four-game set at Truist Park; that was the fourth straight win for Atlanta. Offensive highlights included a three-run homer from Dansby Swanson in the Braves’ five-run fourth inning. Starting pitcher Max Fried departed the game after…read more »

BRAVES CLINCH THEIR THIRD STRAIGHT DIVISION TITLE WITH WIN OVER MARLINS

The Atlanta Braves clinched the National League East for the third year in a row with a victory over the Miami Marlins 11-1 on Tuesday evening at Truist Park. It marks the Braves’ 20th division championship, the most for any team in major league history. Marcell Ozuna led the charge offensively with five RBIs to…read more »

IT’S TIME FOR FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS!

It is time once again for Friday night lights as area high school football teams take the field for week three of the 2020 regular season. WLAQ 1410 AM and 96.9 FM is Rome’s radio home for Darlington football. The Tigers remain at home tonight as hosts to St. Francis. The kick off is set…read more »

BRAVES IN NEW YORK TO FACE METS THIS WEEKEND

The Atlanta Braves were off Thursday and will return to action this weekend in New York with a three game National League East series against the Mets. Max Fried is slated to return from the injured list to be the starting pitcher for Atlanta in tonight’s opener, while Steven Matz is poised to head to…read more »

BRAVES DROP SERIES FINALE TO ORIOLES IN BALTIMORE

The Atlanta Braves fell to the Baltimore Orioles 5-1 on Wednesday evening in the finale of a three-game interleague series at Camden Yards in Baltimore, allowing the Orioles to take that series 2-1. Cole Hamels was tagged with the loss in his Braves debut after surrendering three runs and three hits, walking one and striking…read more »

BRAVES DROP INTERLEAGUE SERIES OPENER TO ORIOLES

The Atlanta Braves fell to the Baltimore Orioles 14-1 on Monday night in the opener of a three-game interleague series at Camden Yards in Baltimore. It was a tough night for Atlanta starting pitcher Touki Toussaint, who took the loss after giving up eight runs (only five earned) and seven hits, walked three, and struck…read more »