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Cliff Lee Outduels Mike Minor, Atlanta Braves Fall to Philadelphia Phillies
September 6th, 2013 at 11:32 PM
Mike Minor was good in the series opener between the Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies Friday night, but Cliff Lee was better, sending the Braves to a 2-1 loss at Citizens Bank Park. With two outs in the seventh, Minor made his only mistake when Cody Asche hit a go-ahead two-run homer,...

Kris Medlen Evens Record with Great Start: Video
September 4th, 2013 at 8:22 AM
Kris Medlen showed the Atlanta Braves what they came to know and love in his dominant second half of last year on Tuesday. Have a look at his strong start in the video below. ***VIDEO1*** Medlen went seven innings, giving up just one run and striking out nine. It seemed like he...

Atlanta Braves Beat Miami Marlins in Extra Innings
September 1st, 2013 at 12:13 AM
B.J. Upton had four hits including a walk-off single in the bottom of the eleventh inning as the Atlanta Braves defeated the Miami Marlins 5-4 Saturday night. It was a good sign for Braves fans to see an offensive outburst from Upton, who has been struggling at the plate all season....

Atlanta Braves Slip by Miami Marlins 2-1
August 30th, 2013 at 10:38 PM
The Atlanta Braves were involved in another pitching duel Friday night, beating the Miami Marlins 2-1 at Turner Field in Atlanta. Starter Julio Teheran (11-7, 3.01) pitched 6.1 innings and Freddie Freeman had a home run and a double for the Braves, who reduced their magic number to 15. Miami rookie starter...

Chris Johnson, Atlanta Braves Walk Off Behind Paul Maholm’s Strong Showing
August 28th, 2013 at 11:41 PM
The Paul Maholm of old took the mound tonight at Turner Field, as the Atlanta Braves played the 2nd game in a 3 game series with the Cleveland Indians, while Chris Johnson knocked in Jordan Schafer with a walk-off single in the bottom of the 9th.   Paul Maholm pitched a solid 6...

Atlanta Braves Take First Game of Series Against Cleveland Indians
August 27th, 2013 at 10:00 PM
Recent acquisition Elliot Johnson drove in both Atlanta Braves runs with a second inning triple and starter Alex Wood pitched 5.2 innings as the Braves beat the Cleveland Indians 2-0 Monday night at Turner Field.   Wood, whose record improved to 3-2, was not particularly sharp, throwing 105 pitches, but did not...

Atlanta Braves Avoid Sweep, Take Series Finale from St. Louis Cardinals
August 25th, 2013 at 6:20 PM
Another fine start by Mike MInor, combined with the efforts of a B-team lineup allowed the Atlanta Braves to snap their three-game losing streak and prevent a four-game sweep at the hands of the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday, taking a 5-2 win at Busch Stadium. Minor gave up six hits...

Bats Quiet as Atlanta Braves Fall to St. Louis Cardinals 6-2
August 24th, 2013 at 10:15 PM
St. Louis Cardinals starter Shelby Miller turned in another strong pitching performance, only allowing one run, courtesy of a Freddie Freeman homer, as St. Louis defeated the Atlanta Braves 6-2 Saturday night at Busch Stadium. Miller (12-8, 2.90) pitched seven innings and Carlos Beltran added three hits and two runs batted...

Atlanta Braves at St. Louis Cardinals: Game 129 Starting Lineups
August 24th, 2013 at 3:53 PM
  Game #129 August 24, 2013 Atlanta Braves St. Louis Cardinals Game Details Time: 7:10 PM EDT Stadium: Busch Stadium (St. Louis, MO) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Sunny Temperature: 87°F - 81°F Wind: SE 7 MPH Lineups: 1. Jordan Schafer, LF 2. Justin Upton, RF 3. Freddie Freeman, 1B 4. Chris Johnson, 3B 5. Brian McCann, C 6. Andrelton Simmons, SS 7. B.J. Upton, CF 8. Elliot Johnson, 2B 9. Julio Teheran, P     1. Matt...

Chris Johnson Tenth Inning Homer Leads Atlanta Braves Over New York Mets
August 21st, 2013 at 4:27 PM
The Atlanta Braves defeated the New York Mets 4-1 today at Citi Field in New York, following strong pitching performances by both team's starters. Alex Wood, who started the game, allowed one run on six hits through six innings for the Braves. Mets starter Jonathon Niese gave up one through seven innings...

Julio Teheran Solid as Atlanta Braves Beat Washington Nationals
August 18th, 2013 at 5:14 PM
Phil Gosselin collected two hits in his first Major League start and Julio Teheran pitched six scoreless innings as the Atlanta Braves defeated the Washington Nationals 2-1 on Sunday afternoon at Turner Field. Atlanta leads Washington by 15.5 games in the National League East. Gosselin, called up on Friday from Triple-A Gwinnett...

Washington Nationals at Atlanta Braves: Game 124 Starting Lineups
August 18th, 2013 at 12:45 PM
  Game #124 August 18, 2013 Washington Nationals Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 1:35 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Cloudy Temperature: 72°F - 74°F Wind: SE 7 MPH Lineups: 1. Denard Span, CF 2. Anthony Rendon, 2B 3. Bryce Harper, LF 4. Jasyon Werth, RF 5. Adam LaRoche, 1B 6. Ian Desmond, SS 7. Chad Tracy, 3B 8. Kurt Suzuki, C 9. Gio Gonzalez, P 1. B.J. Upton, CF 2. Phil Gosselin, 2B 3....

Atlanta Braves Waste Two Jason Heyward Home Runs as Washington Nationals Win in Extras
August 18th, 2013 at 1:07 AM
The Washington Nationals used an Adam LaRoche home run in the 15th inning to beat the Atlanta Braves 8-7 Saturday night. It was the second extra inning game between the two teams in as many nights. Jason Heyward belted two home runs, including a game-tying two-run home run off Nationals closer Rafael...

Justin Upton’s Walk-off Homer Gives Atlanta Braves Win Over Washington Nationals in 10 Innings
August 16th, 2013 at 11:47 PM
In this budding rivalry between the Atlanta Braves and Washington Nationals, Justin Upton just made it that much sweeter for Braves fans with his walk-off homer Friday night in a 3-2 win at Turner Field. After Ian Krol got Jason Heyward to ground out to start the 10th, Upton worked a...

Brandon Beachy and Jason Heyward Lead Atlanta Braves Over Philadelphia Phillies
August 15th, 2013 at 12:22 AM
Brandon Beachy gave up two runs over six innings and Jason Heyward continued to sizzle in the leadoff spot as the Atlanta Braves defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 6-3 on a rainy night at Turner Field. The Braves maintain their 14 game lead over the Washington Nationals in the National League East...

Kris Medlen Hits, Pitches Way to Atlanta Braves Win Over Philadelphia Phillies
August 13th, 2013 at 10:54 PM
Kris Medlen showed just what a National League pitcher is capable of Tuesday night at Turner Field, leading the Atlanta Braves with his bat and with his arm to a 3-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies. Medlen drove in the game's first run with a two-out RBI-double in the second inning...

Jason Heyward’s Four Hits Lead the Atlanta Braves Over the Miami Marlins
August 11th, 2013 at 4:44 PM
Atlanta Braves starter Mike Minor tossed 7 innings and Freddie Freeman added a three-run home run as the Braves beat the Miami Marlins 9 to 4 to take the best-of-three game series at Turner Field in Atlanta. The Braves increased their record to 72-46 on the season. ***PHOTO1*** The Marlins took...

Miami Marlins Shutout Atlanta Braves, End 14-game Winning Streak
August 10th, 2013 at 11:36 PM
The Atlanta Braves had their 14-game winning streak snapped in near mind-numbing fashion Saturday night, losing 1-0 to the Miami Marlins at Turner Field off a wild pitch. Both offenses were pretty much shut down with Alex Wood and Nathan Eovaldi dealing for their respective teams, but it was the Marlins who...

Brandon Beachy Shuts Down Miami Marlins, Atlanta Braves Win 14th Straight
August 9th, 2013 at 11:50 PM
The Atlanta Braves offense provided an early cushion, but it was Brandon Beachy who stole the show Friday night at Turner Field in a 5-0 over the Miami Marlins. The victory was their 14th straight. Beachy threw eight shutout innings in just his third start since coming back from Tommy John...

Atlanta Braves Rally Late, Beat Washington Nationals for 13th Straight Win
August 7th, 2013 at 11:26 PM
That's a clown sweep, bro. The Atlanta Braves, fueled by clutch hits by Jason Heyward and Justin Upton, finished off a sweep of the Washington Nationals, beating them 6-3 on Wednesday to extend their winning streak to 13 games. The Nationals had tied the game in the seventh on Ian Desmond's...