Category: ‘Game Reviews’

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...