Friday, May 27
ATLANTA (AP) — Ryan Braun and Jonathan Villar homered and the Milwaukee Brewers earned their first sweep in Atlanta with a 6-2 victory over the Braves Thursday night. The Brewers began the three-game series with a 6-14 road record, but they found the right matchup at Turner Field. Atlanta is 2-20 at home, worst in the majors. Rain delayed the game 1 hour, 17 minutes in the seventh inning.
NEW YORK (AP) — Atlanta Braves outfielder Hector Olivera has accepted a suspension without pay through Aug. 1 for violating Major League Baseball's Joint Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Policy. Commissioner Robert D. Manfred Junior announced the suspension Thursday, saying it is retroactive to April 30th and covers 82 games. Major League Baseball said the 31-year-old will not appeal and that he may participate in extended spring training activities during the remainder of the suspension, followed by a rehabilitation assignment beginning no sooner than July 15th.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — John Sansone and Dylan Busby each hit two-run homers to help Florida State beat Georgia Tech 6-1 in Thursday's pool play at the Atlantic Coast Conference baseball tournament. Florida State returns to action Saturday against top-seeded Miami, while Georgia Tech faces fifth-seeded North Carolina State on Friday.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson has hired former Georgia Tech tickets sales director Owen Godfrey and an ex-official for the Pittsburgh Penguins arena, Jason Lazar, to run renovated Littlejohn Coliseum. Tigers athletic director Dan Radakovich announced the additions Thursday.