Category: ‘Game Reviews’

Atlanta Braves Rip Colorado Rockies Behind Mike Minor
August 1st, 2013 at 12:27 AM
It's hard to describe the offensive roll the Atlanta Braves have been on during their six-game winning streak. They blew up in a seven-run third inning to trample the Colorado Rockies 9-0 Wednesday night at Turner Field. Freddie Freeman produced a four-hit game for the second time in his career, and...

Alex Wood Gets First Win as Atlanta Braves Blowout Colorado Rockies
July 30th, 2013 at 11:37 PM
Alex Wood showed off his potential, and Freddie Freeman supported him with two home runs, as the Atlanta Braves thumped the Colorado Rockies 11-3 at Turner Field on Tuesday. ***VIDEO1*** After Wood gave up a run in the first inning, Freeman tied the game with a solo shot off Juan Nicasio. He...

Brandon Beachy Struggles, Andrelton Simmons Hits Walk-Off Triple in Atlanta Braves Win Over Colorado Rockies
July 30th, 2013 at 12:13 AM
Brandon Beachy's return to the Atlanta Braves from Tommy John didn't exactly go as planned Monday, but Andrelton Simmons saved the day with a walk-off triple in the 10th inning of a 9-8 win over the Colorado Rockies at Turner Field. ***VIDEO1*** Dan Uggla started the fateful 10th inning with a lead-off walk...

Jason Heyward Drives in Two, Atlanta Braves Complete Sweep of St. Louis Cardinals
July 29th, 2013 at 12:13 AM
The Atlanta Braves rode a solid start by Kris Medlen and a homer by Jason Heyward to complete their three-game sweep of the St. Louis Cardinals, winning a 5-2 ballgame Sunday night at Turner Field. Andrelton Simmons started the scoring for the Braves with a two-out RBI-single in the second, and...

Andrelton Simmons Provides Key Hit, Julio Teheran Nearly Flawless in Atlanta Braves’ Win Over St. Louis Cardinals
July 27th, 2013 at 7:11 PM
Andrelton Simmons proved to be the unlikely hero in the Atlanta Braves' second consecutive win over the St. Louis Cardinals; he provided a clutch two-run double in a 2-0 final at Turner Field on Saturday. Simmons' double capped off an eighth inning rally started when Freddie Freeman drew a lead-off walk...