Created: Sun, 11 May 2014 05:15:25 EST
Updated: Sun, 11 May 2014 05:15:25 EST
ATLANTA (AP) — Ervin Santana pitched five-hit ball for seven innings to remain unbeaten, Ryan Doumit snapped a scoreless tie with a pinch-hit double in the seventh and the Atlanta Braves beat the Chicago Cubs 2-0 on Saturday night. Santana (4-0) overcame a rain delay in the third inning and outlasted Cubs right-hander Jeff Samardzija. Braves closer Craig Kimbrel pitched the ninth for his 10th save.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons added depth at running back, linebacker and cornerback in the NFL draft on Saturday. Using a fourth-round pick on Florida State's Devonta Freeman, the Falcons will try to revive the league's worst rushing attack and provide an option behind starter Steven Jackson and primary backup Jacquizz Rodgers.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves have placed right-hander Jordan Walden on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring and recalled left-hander Ian Thomas from Triple-A Gwinnett. Walden has one save and a 2.92 ERA in 14 games as one of the team's top setup relievers.
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Bethune-Cookman extended its lead to three strokes in the Division I men's competition and moved into a tie with Chicago State in the women's standings Saturday in the PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship. Leon Fricker had an even-par 72 to help Bethune-Cookman reach 19-over 595. Alabama State was second and Savannah State was third — eight strokes back. Travis Roe had a tournament-best 67 for Savannah State. Bethune-Cookman and Alabama State will compete in NCAA regionals next week.