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Piecemeal Outfield Comes up Big in Atlanta Braves Win Over Cincinnati Reds
July 13th, 2013 at 8:45 PM
Reed Johnson, Joey Terdoslavich and Jose Constanza combined for seven hits to help the depleted Atlanta Braves beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-2 on Saturday at Turner Field. The trio set a season-high for combined hits by Braves outfielders this year, surpassing the previous high of six, in the absence of Jason...

B.J. Upton, Justin Upton Injured, Kris Medlen Ineffective in Atlanta Braves Loss to Cincinnati Reds
July 13th, 2013 at 8:23 AM
The Atlanta Braves are still holding onto their first place record, but that will be even more difficult to sustain over the weekend now that all of their starting outfielders have been injured within 24 hours. B.J. Upton and Justin Upton both left Friday's 4-2 loss to the Cincinnati Reds...

Freddie Freeman Drives in Four, Atlanta Braves Take First Game from Cincinnati Reds
July 12th, 2013 at 8:16 AM
Freddie Freeman already had a good day Thursday, beating out Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig in the All-Star Game Final Vote. He verified the fans' vote with a four-RBI performance in the Atlanta Braves 6-5 win over the Cincinnati Reds at Turner Field. ***VIDEO1*** Freeman turned out the first of his three...

Rough First Inning, Baserunning Mistakes Cost Atlanta Braves a Win Against Miami Marlins
July 10th, 2013 at 5:05 PM
The Atlanta Braves were unable to finish off a three-game road sweep of the Miami Marlins, losing the series finale 6-2 Wednesday afternoon at Marlins Park. Paul Maholm trudged through a 37-pitch, four-run first inning, which was the difference in the score, to continue his own personal road woes. Justin Ruggiano started the...

Justin Upton, B.J. Upton Break Out in Atlanta Braves Win Over Miami Marlins
July 10th, 2013 at 8:43 AM
B.J. Upton and Justin Upton have essentially been empty spots in the Atlanta Braves lineup most of the season. They very well may have changed that on Tuesday as they both produced in big ways in a 6-4 win over the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park. ***VIDEO1*** Justin produced two doubles and...

Atlanta Braves Bat Around in 14th Inning of Win Over Miami Marlins
July 9th, 2013 at 8:39 AM
It took a little over four hours, but the Atlanta Braves came away with a win in a wild 14th inning rally for a 7-1 victory in the series opener with the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park. ***VIDEO1*** For a time, it seemed the Braves were doomed to the same road futility...

Kris Medlen Roughed up by Philadelphia Phillies, Atlanta Braves Lose Rubber Game
July 7th, 2013 at 7:08 PM
The Atlanta Braves saw their road woes continue in the series finale Sunday with the Philadelphia Phillies. Kris Medlen gave up a career-high in runs in a 7-3 loss at Citizens Bank Park. ***VIDEO1*** Medlen gave up all seven Phillies runs (six earned) in 5 1/3 innings, and six of those runs...

Gerald Laird, Fredi Gonzalez Ejected in Atlanta Braves Loss to Philadelphia Phillies, Angel Hernandez
July 6th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
Gerald Laird and Fredi Gonzalez were ejected by Angel Hernandez for arguing a strike three call Hernandez made in the third inning of the Atlanta Braves' 5-4 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday. Laird blew a gasket on a strike three call that mirrored one Andrelton Simmons got in the first...

Miami Marlins Get to Craig Kimbrel, Take Series from Atlanta Braves
July 5th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
The Miami Marlins kept playing good baseball to finish out the three-game set on Thursday, roughing up Craig Kimbrel to take a 4-3 game and the series from the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field. It was just the second home series the Braves have lost all year. ***VIDEO1*** Kimbrel's ninth inning started...

Mike Minor Walks Pitcher, Gives up Homer Afterward in Atlanta Braves’ Loss to Miami Marlins
July 4th, 2013 at 8:39 AM
The Atlanta Braves had their four-game winning streak snapped by the Miami Marlins on Wednesday in the midst of plenty of rain. Mike Minor had been dominant until issuing a two-out walk to the pitcher in the fifth inning, leading to a three-run homer by Justin Ruggiano that proved to...

Atlanta Braves Pound Miami Marlins in Series Opener
July 3rd, 2013 at 8:38 AM
The Atlanta Braves carried over their hot bats from their series sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks into the opener with the Miami Marlins on Tuesday. The Braves pounded out a season-high 16 hits in the 11-3 win at Turner Field. Tied at 2-2 in the third inning, Justin Upton tripled off...

Atlanta Braves Use Homer Barrage to Sweep Arizona Diamondbacks
June 30th, 2013 at 6:22 PM
The Atlanta Braves got back to what they do best on Sunday - hitting homers. They teed off three times in a 6-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks to complete the three-game sweep at Turner Field. Trevor Cahill gave up homers to Freddie Freeman, Brian McCann and Dan Uggla to take...

Atlanta Braves Score Seven in Eighth Inning of Comeback Win Over Arizona Diamondbacks
June 29th, 2013 at 10:14 PM
The Atlanta Braves blew two leads in Saturday's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, but they used a wild seven-run eighth inning to blow the game open in an 11-5 win at Turner Field. David Hernandez put the tying and go-ahead runs on with one out in the eighth he hit Reed Johnson...

Julio Teheran Dominant, Atlanta Braves Beat Arizona Diamondbacks on Chipper Jones Night
June 29th, 2013 at 9:22 AM
Julio Teheran simply owned the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night, striking out 10 batters on the same night the Atlanta Braves retired no. 10 in honor of Chipper Jones at Turner Field. The Bravos came out with a 3-0 win in front of a sellout crowd of 48,282. ***VIDEO1*** Just after the...

Alex Gordon Hits Walk-off Single, Atlanta Braves Lose to Kansas City Royals in 10 Innings
June 27th, 2013 at 8:53 AM
The Atlanta Braves continued their road woes on Wednesday, finishing up their road trip with walk-off loss to the Kansas City Royals. Alex Gordon provided the game-winning hit off Alex Wood in the 4-3 loss at Kauffman Stadium. ***VIDEO1*** Of course, the Braves wouldn't have been in that situation if they hadn't...

Atlanta Braves Break Out the Bats, Avoid Sweep of Milwaukee Brewers
June 23rd, 2013 at 7:51 PM
The Atlanta Braves finally ended their 24-inning scoreless streak with three home runs in a 7-4 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday at Miller Park, avoiding a sweep and snapping their three-game losing streak. ***VIDEO1*** Jordan Schafer led off the first inning with a double and Andrelton Simmons singled before Freddie...

Atlanta Braves Bats Still Slumping in Shutout by Milwaukee Brewers
June 22nd, 2013 at 9:06 PM
The Atlanta Braves still can't get their offensive act together, getting shut out by the Milwaukee Brewers for the second straight game in a 2-0 loss at Miller Park on Saturday afternoon. ***VIDEO1*** The Braves previously had issues with striking out too much, but Donovan Hand only struck out three batters over...

Atlanta Braves Offense Silenced, Julio Teheran not Supported in Loss to Milwaukee Brewers
June 22nd, 2013 at 9:23 AM
The way the last couple of weeks have gone, it just figures that the Atlanta Braves would have their bats shut down by the Milwaukee Brewers, who have the worst pitching staff in the Major Leagues. They couldn't manage to find a way to support Julio Teheran in the 2-0...

Mike Minor Allows Three Homers, Atlanta Braves Drop Series to New York Mets
June 21st, 2013 at 8:49 AM
The Atlanta Braves just couldn't seem to put it together in the finale of their five-game series with the New York Mets at Turner Field. Mike Minor gave up three home runs and the offense wasted gobs of opportunities in the 4-3 loss on Thursday. ***VIDEO1*** All three Mets homers were solo...

Atlanta Braves Give Kris Medlen Run Support, Beat New York Mets
June 20th, 2013 at 7:55 AM
The Atlanta Braves offense finally gave Kris Medlen some run support, but the most memorable play of the night involved a boneheaded error by Medlen that could have cost the Braves the game. Regardless, they still beat the New York Mets 5-3 Wednesday at Turner Field. ***VIDEO1*** Chris Johnson and his three-run homer...