Category: ‘Game Reviews’

Magic Number at 1; Atlanta Braves Victorious Over Chicago Cubs
September 20th, 2013 at 6:00 PM
The Atlanta Braves scored four runs in the ninth inning to defeat the Chicago Cubs 9-5 Friday afternoon at Wrigley Field in Chicago. The Braves jumped out to a 4-1 lead early in the game, courtesy of home runs by Chris Johnson and Freddie Freeman. But Chicago came storming back and tied...

Atlanta Braves Beat Washington Nationals, C.B. Bucknor to Cut Magic Number to Two
September 18th, 2013 at 11:03 PM
The Atlanta Braves, motivated by Fredi Gonzalez and Alex Wood's ejections at the hands of C.B. Bucknor in the fifth inning, defeated the Washington Nationals 5-2 on Wednesday to move their magic number to two. Things got heated when Bucknor called ball four on a pitch from Wood on a full...

Atlanta Braves Shut Out by Washington Nationals, Magic Number Stays at Four
September 17th, 2013 at 9:47 PM
Just a few hours after enduring a heartbreaking loss Tuesday afternoon, the Atlanta Braves were swept in the doubleheader by the Washington Nationals, being shutout 4-0. Freddy Garcia took a tough-luck loss, giving up one run on a Steve Lombardozzi RBI-single in the second as the only damage he incurred over seven...

Craig Kimbrel Blows Save; Washington Nationals Stun Atlanta Braves
September 17th, 2013 at 4:21 PM
The Atlanta Braves wasted a two-run eighth inning home run off the bat of Evan Gattis as the Washington Nationals defeated the Atlanta Braves 6-5 Tuesday afternoon at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. This afternoon's game was the first of a doubleheader between the two teams. Yesterday's game was postponed due to...

San Diego Padres Blank Atlanta Braves; Magic Number at 4
September 15th, 2013 at 4:58 PM
San Diego Padres starter Burch Smith struck out ten in seven innings and Chase Headley homered for the third straight game to lead the Padres past the Atlanta Braves 4-0 Sunday afternoon at Turner Field in Atlanta. Smith (1-1, 6.57) held the Braves scoreless through seven innings of play. Braves starter...