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Starting Lineups for Kansas City Royals at Atlanta Braves: 4/17/2013
April 17th, 2013 at 10:47 AM
The Atlanta Braves host the Kansas City Royals for the final game in their two-game series this afternoon.  It's an early start in Atlanta, with the games first pitch scheduled for 12:10pm.  Mike Minor is going for this third win in as many starts.  Here are the lineups: Royals: 1. Alex Gordon, LF 2. Alcides Escobar, SS 3....

Series Preview: Kansas City Royals at Atlanta Braves
April 16th, 2013 at 8:42 AM
Thanks to the Houston Astros switching leagues, interleague play comes to the Atlanta Braves in mid-April. The short two-game set is the only taste the Braves get of both the Kansas City Royals and Turner Field before hitting the road for another 10-game road trip. ***VIDEO1*** The Braves enter the series with...

Series Preview: Atlanta Braves at Washington Nationals
April 12th, 2013 at 8:03 AM
The Atlanta Braves get their first look of the 2013 Washington Nationals starting Friday night in a three-game series. Here are some things to watch over the weekend. The Braves carry the Majors' best record at 8-1 into the series while swinging red hot bats, and B.J. Upton and Jason Heyward...

Series Preview: Atlanta Braves Visit Miami Marlins in First 2013 Road Trip
April 8th, 2013 at 3:58 PM
The Atlanta Braves travel to Florida on their first road trip of the year to play the Miami Marlins in a three-game series. It starts a strange string of games in which they have two off days in eight days but only have four more home games the rest of...

Series Preview: Atlanta Braves Host Philadelphia Phillies in Opening Series
April 1st, 2013 at 4:04 PM
The Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies have developed a heated rivalry in recent years, and it will be renewed Monday night on Opening Day. Though the teams seem to be headed in different directions, there is still plenty to watch. The Braves led the Grapefruit League with 48 home runs, led...

Atlanta Braves Start Spring Training Games Against Detroit Tigers
February 22nd, 2013 at 9:20 AM
Professional baseball is finally back. The Atlanta Braves will host the Detroit Tigers today at 1:05 p.m. at Champion Stadium in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., in the Grapefruit League opener, and it's not a moment too soon. "After a certain amount of time, you want to see somebody with a different-colored...

Atlanta Braves Enter Weekend with Vital Series Against Washington Nationals
September 14th, 2012 at 7:46 PM
A reeling Atlanta Braves offense knows it is essentially out of the National League East race, but a three-game series with the Washington Nationals with a ton of potential momentum awaits them this weekend at Turner Field. The Nationals enter Friday with an 8 1/2-game lead after completing two consecutive sweeps,...

Andrelton Simmons Returns to Atlanta Braves Lineup Against Milwaukee Brewers
September 10th, 2012 at 6:11 PM
Andrelton Simmons will finally return to the Atlanta Braves lineup Monday in the series opener with the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park for his first Major League action in two months. Simmons broke his hand hustling out a double on July 8, and has gone from Mobile to Rome to Lynchburg...

Atlanta Braves Look to Keep Owning Philadelphia Phillies in Important Series
August 31st, 2012 at 4:03 PM
The Atlanta Braves will face a suddenly hot Philadelphia Phillies squad in a three-game series starting Friday at Turner Field. Don't let the Phillies' 62-69 record fool you. They've won five of their last seven games, including a sweep of the Washington Nationals. Their 16-12 record so far in August will...

Atlanta Braves Begin Critical West Coast Trip with Series Against San Francisco Giants
August 23rd, 2012 at 8:54 AM
The Atlanta Braves continue their chase for a division crown as they head out West for a critical six game stretch against the San Francisco Giants and San Diego Padres. They'll begin the trip six games out of the NL East lead behind the Washington Nationals, but hold a three game...

Atlanta Braves Look to Shift Momentum in Series with Washington Nationals
August 20th, 2012 at 4:32 PM
The Atlanta Braves start a vital series with the Washington Nationals tonight in what could end up determining the fate of the National League East pennant race. The Braves are currently 4-8 this season against the Nationals and trail by five games, though they do lead the Wild Card. The only...

Bobby Cox to Manage Atlanta Braves Prospects Team in Exhibition Game
February 3rd, 2012 at 6:59 PM
Bobby Cox is set to manage one last time. This time, it will be against the Atlanta Braves in an exhibition. ***PHOTO1*** Cox, the fourth winningest manager of all-time, will manage the Braves' Future Stars team against the Braves' Major League club in an exhibition game on April 3 at Coolray Field in...

Atlanta Braves to Open Home Schedule Against Milwaukee Brewers, New York Mets
November 26th, 2011 at 11:13 PM
After the Atlanta Braves play their first six games on the road, they will come home to face a division champion and one of their biggest rivals. ***PHOTO1*** The Braves will play their home opener on April 13 against the National League Central champion Milwaukee Brewers, featuring reigning NL MVP Ryan Braun....