Category: ‘Game Reviews’

Atlanta Braves Defeat San Diego Padres 2-1; Magic Number at 5
September 14th, 2013 at 10:09 PM
Kris Medlen pitched 7 1/3 innings of scoreless baseball and Freddie Freeman homered as the Atlanta Braves beat the San Diego Padres 2-1 Saturday night at Turner Field. The Braves magic number fell to five with the win. They maintain a 10.5 game lead over the second place Washington Nationals, who...

Atlanta Braves Bullpen Blows Lead Over San Diego Padres, Costs David Hale Win in Debut
September 13th, 2013 at 11:33 PM
David Hale was nearly flawless in his Major League debut, but the Atlanta Braves bullpen couldn't hold onto a three-run lead in a 4-3 loss to the San Diego Padres at Turner Field on Friday. ***VIDEO1*** Hale, who set a franchise record with nine strikeouts in his Braves debut, held the Padres...

Core of Atlanta Braves’ Lineup Comes up Big in Win Over Miami Marlins, Magic Number Cut to Six
September 12th, 2013 at 4:22 PM
The Atlanta Braves trimmed their magic number to six, relying on their big boppers in the middle of the lineup and a strong spot start by Freddy Garcia to beat the Miami Marlins 6-1 in the series finale. The Braves pounded Marlins starter Brian Flynn early, torching him for four runs...

Jose Fernandez Homers, Benches Clear in Atlanta Braves’ Loss to Miami Marlins
September 11th, 2013 at 10:04 PM
The Atlanta Braves were already trailling in their 5-2 loss to the Miami Marlins on Wednesday, but things got dicey in the sixth inning when pitcher Jose Fernandez hit the first homer of his career and the benches cleared. ***VIDEO1*** After Chris Johnson and Fernandez had words between innings, Fernandez started the...

Atlanta Braves Move Magic Number to Seven with Win Over Miami Marlins
September 10th, 2013 at 11:20 PM
It took Julio Teheran an inning to settle in, but when he did, the effort was good enough to lead the Atlanta Braves to a 4-3 win over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday at Marlins Park, cutting their magic number to win the National League East to seven. Having been given...