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Atlanta Braves Rally Falls Short, New York Mets Take Doubleheader Opener
June 18th, 2013 at 5:19 PM
Matt Harvey continued his dominant year, taking a no-hitter into the seventh inning in the Atlanta Braves' 4-3 loss to the New York Mets in the first game of Tuesday's doubleheader at Turner Field. ***VIDEO1*** Harvey, who took advantage of the fact that the Braves and Mets had just finished Monday's rain...

Freddie Freeman’s Homer Helps Atlanta Braves Walk-off on New York Mets, After Rain Delay
June 18th, 2013 at 8:38 AM
After a rain delay of 3 hours and 43 minutes for Monday's series opener with the New York Mets, the Atlanta Braves faithful wanted to feel their wait was worth it. At 1:22 Tuesday morning, Freddie Freeman blasted a walk-off homer in a 2-1 win at Turner Field. ***VIDEO1*** The Braves were...

Atlanta Braves Take Series from San Francisco Giants Behind Julio Teheran’s Start
June 17th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
Julio Teheran proved that his last start was anomaly in the rubber game Sunday night between the Atlanta Braves and San Francisco Giants. The effort was good enough for his fifth win the 3-0 win at Turner Field. ***VIDEO1*** Teheran gave up five runs in his last start against the San Diego...

Freddie Freeman Hits Game-Winning Single in Atlanta Braves’ Walk-off Win Over San Francisco Giants
June 15th, 2013 at 9:14 PM
It only took them six innings, but when their comeback was complete, the Atlanta Braves found themselves beneficiaries of a walk-off single that was courtesy of Freddie Freeman. The 6-5 win over the San Francisco Giants at Turner Field on Saturday snapped their four-game losing streak. Down by a run entering...

Atlanta Braves’ Bats Stumped, Lose Series Opener to San Francisco Giants
June 15th, 2013 at 8:03 AM
Friday night's series opener with the San Francisco Giants was over as soon as it started for the Atlanta Braves. In a 6-0 loss, Gregor Blanco led off the game with a home run off Kris Medlen and the Giants never looked back. ***VIDEO1*** The game was essentially a tale of two...

San Diego Padres Finish Off Sweep of Atlanta Braves
June 12th, 2013 at 9:10 PM
The Atlanta Braves just couldn't piece together a big inning in Wednesday's series finale with the San Diego Padres, getting swept in the final game 5-3 at Petco Park. ***VIDEO1*** Paul Maholm's control was shaky in the first inning as he issued two walks - one with the bases loaded - in a...

Tim Hudson Has Strong Start, but Atlanta Braves Lose Second Straight to San Diego Padres
June 12th, 2013 at 9:13 AM
Tim Hudson hasn't won a game since early May, but he made his third straight quality start Tuesday night at Petco Park. Even with his efforts, the Atlanta Braves lost a 3-2 game to the San Diego Padres. ***VIDEO1*** Hudson only made two real mistakes in his 7 1/3 innings. He hung a splitter...

Atlanta Braves Rally in Ninth Falls Short to San Diego Padres
June 11th, 2013 at 8:48 AM
The Atlanta Braves showed that they don't quit on games that seem out of reach Monday in the series opener with the San Diego Padres. Trailing by six runs at Petco Park, the Braves scored one in the eighth inning and four in the ninth but fell just short in...

Dan Uggla Clubs Two Homers to Help Atlanta Braves Split Series with Los Angeles Dodgers
June 9th, 2013 at 8:25 PM
Dan Uggla continued his trend of hitting well at Dodger Stadium with a two-home run outburst in the series finale Sunday. He and Freddie Freeman provided Mike Minor with plenty of support in the 8-1 win, securing a split of the four-game series with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Uggla has maintained an...

Atlanta Braves Sweep Pittsburgh Pirates, Julio Teheran Takes No-hitter into Eighth
June 5th, 2013 at 4:32 PM
Brandon Beachy's return to the Atlanta Braves will give them all kinds of problems in deciding what to do with their rotation. Julio Teheran threw an absolute gem in the series finale with the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday, taking a no-hitter into the eighth inning of a 5-0 win. ***PHOTO1*** Teheran was...

Atlanta Braves Beat Pittsburgh Pirates in 10 on Andrelton Simmons Walk-off Double
June 5th, 2013 at 9:02 AM
The Atlanta Braves extended their winning streak to four games while riding the suddenly productive bats of Dan Uggla, Jason Heyward and B.J. Upton. But it was Andrelton Simmons who ultimately came through with a walk-off double in the 10-inning, 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates at Turner Field on...

Brian McCann Tallies 1,000th Hit in Atlanta Braves Win Over Pittsburgh Pirates
June 4th, 2013 at 8:55 AM
Eight years and six All-Star appearances in the making, Brian McCann recorded his 1,000th hit in the midst of an Atlanta Braves 7-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates at Turner Field on Monday. McCann hit a broken-bat single to left field off Pirates reliever Mike Zagurski to reach four digits in...

B.J. Upton Hits Walk-off Single in 10th Inning to Give Atlanta Braves Win Over Washington Nationals
June 2nd, 2013 at 12:24 AM
Atlanta Braves fans may finally get off the case of B.J. Upton, who had a two-hit performance including a walk-off single in the 10th inning to give the Braves a 2-1 win over the Washington Nationals Saturday night at Turner Field. ***PHOTO1*** Upton was setup for his at-bat when Henry Rodriguez walked...

Atlanta Braves Give Minimal Support to Julio Teheran in Loss to Washington Nationals
June 1st, 2013 at 8:59 AM
Julio Teheran struck out a career-high nine batters in Friday's series opener with the Washington Nationals, but the Atlanta Braves couldn't support him despite getting into the Nats' bullpen early in a 3-2 loss at Turner Field. ***VIDEO1*** Stephen Strasburg was forced out of the game after just two innings with an...

Atlanta Braves not Fooled by Knuckleball, Blow Out Toronto Blue Jays
May 31st, 2013 at 7:35 AM
Fredi Gonzalez sat Dan Uggla, B.J. Upton and Jason Heyward for the series finale with the Toronto Blue Jays at Turner Field, and the Atlanta Braves ended up with a big 11-3 win. ***VIDEO1*** The new-look lineup provided a season-high 16 hits and a career-high four RBIs from Ramiro Pena as the...

Kris Medlen Leaves Early After Being Hit with Liner, Toronto Blue Jays Shutout Atlanta Braves
May 30th, 2013 at 9:06 AM
The Atlanta Braves were forced to work their understaffed bullpen more than they anticipated Wednesday night when Kris Medlen was hit in the leg by a comebacker. Atlanta's relief corps threw well, but the Braves also couldn't get the bats going in a 3-0 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays...

Atlanta Braves Win Over Toronto Blue Jays as Brian McCann Hits Two Homers in 10-Inning
May 28th, 2013 at 7:01 PM
The Atlanta Braves will have a happy flight back to Turner Field after Brian McCann hit two go-ahead home runs in a 7-6, 10-inning win over the Toronto Blue Jays at the Rogers Centre on Tuesday. ***VIDEO1*** McCann's ninth career multi-homer game came at the expense of Toronto reliever Thad Weber, who...

Tim Hudson’s Struggles Continue, Toronto Blue Jays Rout Atlanta Braves
May 28th, 2013 at 7:53 AM
Tim Hudson has so far had a year he'd like to forget. The Atlanta Braves right-hander was battered again in a 9-3 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Memorial Day at the Rogers Centre. ***VIDEO1*** Hudson gave up six runs in six innings, including two homers among his eight hits. He...

Cory Gearrin Gives up Late Lead, New York Mets Snap Atlanta Braves Winning Streak
May 27th, 2013 at 8:38 AM
Working with a six-man bullpen has proven to be more challenging for the Atlanta Braves than originally thought. Cory Gearrin gave up three runs in the eighth inning as the New York Mets handed the Braves a 4-2 loss in the series finale Sunday at Citi Field, snapping thier eight-game...

Atlanta Braves V. New York Mets Game Suspended After Eighth Inning
May 25th, 2013 at 8:30 AM
Heavy rain forced the suspension of the series opener between the Atlanta Braves and New York Mets after a wild eighth inning that saw the Braves take the lead, only to give it right back. As it stands, the clubs are tied 5-5 going in to the ninth at Citi...