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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...

Atlanta Braves Blow Past Minnesota Twins with Evan Gattis Grand Slam
May 22nd, 2013 at 4:29 PM
The legend of Evan Gattis refuses to fade. The day after he hit a game-tying home run, Gattis hit his first career grand slam to power the Atlanta Braves to an 8-3 win and a three-game of the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday afternoon at Turner Field. ***VIDEO1*** The Braves teed off on...

Freddie Freeman’s Walk-off Single in 10th Gives Atlanta Braves Win Over Minnesota Twins
May 22nd, 2013 at 8:49 AM
The Atlanta Braves delivered even more late-inning heroics Tuesday night at Turner Field, despite a 77-minute delay due to rain and power outages. Evan Gattis and his game-tying homer in the ninth and a walk-off single by Freddie Freeman pushed the Braves to a 5-4 win over the Minnesota Twins...

Julio Teheran Throws Gem, Atlanta Braves Take First Game from Minnesota Twins
May 21st, 2013 at 9:12 AM
Julio Teheran further proved why so much was made of his prospect status in Monday's opener with the Minnesota Twins. Teheran put together the best start of his young career in an Atlanta Braves 5-1 win at Turner Field. Teheran went 8 1/3 innings and threw 122 pitches, both career highs,...

Atlanta Braves Win Third Straight in Comeback Fashion, Sweep Los Angeles Dodgers
May 19th, 2013 at 10:47 PM
The Atlanta Braves have made their tough roadtrip a distant memory after staging a late-inning comeback for the third straight night, taking a 5-2 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers to complete a three-game sweep at Turner Field. Contrary to Friday and Saturday's wins, the Braves actually won a game without...

Atlanta Braves Beat Los Angeles Dodgers Due to Hits Made by Evan Gattis and Andrelton Simmons
May 19th, 2013 at 12:26 AM
In what looked like another shutout loss by the Atlanta Braves, Evan Gattis and Andrelton Simmons hit back-to-back home runs in the eighth inning to propel the Atlanta Braves past the Los Angeles Dodgers in a 3-1 final Saturday at Turner Field. ***VIDEO1*** Down 1-0 going into the eighth inning, Gattis hit a...

Justin Upton Hits Go-ahead Grand Slam, Atlanta Braves Beat Los Angeles Dodgers
May 18th, 2013 at 9:08 AM
Jason Heyward played for the first time in nearly a month on Friday for the Atlanta Braves, but Justin Upton stole the show with a go-ahead grand slam in an 8-5 win in the series opener with the Los Angeles Dodgers at Turner Field. ***VIDEO1*** Upton's mammo homer was his Major League-leading...

Arizona Diamondbacks Take Rubber Game from Atlanta Braves
May 15th, 2013 at 10:45 PM
The Atlanta Braves failed to end their 10-game road trip with a .500 record, dropping the final game of their series with the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-3 at Chase Field. The middle innings came back to bite Tim Hudson when he allowed the D-Backs to put up four runs in the fifth...

Odd Play on Chopper Costs Atlanta Braves Against Arizona Diamondbacks
May 15th, 2013 at 9:06 AM
The Atlanta Braves ran into a brick wall known as Patrick Corbin in Tuesday's 2-0 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field, but a strangely misplayed chopper turned double turned out to be the difference. With a runner on first, Julio Teheran and Freddie Freeman both broke for a one-out...

Justin Upton, Chris Johnson Homer Against Arizona Diamondbacks in Atlanta Braves Win
May 14th, 2013 at 8:46 AM
Justin Upton and Chris Johnson used Monday's game at Chase Field to remind the Arizona Diamondbacks what they lost when they were traded to the Atlanta Braves. They both hit two-run homers and finished a triple shy of the cycle in the Braves' 10-1 blowout win. ***VIDEO1*** After Dan Uggla had tied...

San Francisco Giants Trump Atlanta Braves Behind Tim Lincecum
May 12th, 2013 at 9:14 PM
Tim Lincecum dominated a faltering Atlanta Braves offense, paving the way for the San Francisco Giants to win a 5-1 game on Sunday at AT&T Park and take three out of four games in the series. Lincecum was perfect in four of the seven innings he pitched and didn't allow a...

San Francisco Giants Score Six in Fourth Inning, Roll Past Atlanta Braves
May 11th, 2013 at 9:15 AM
Nothing seemed to go right for Tim Hudson in the fourth inning, when the San Francisco Giants scored six runs on the way to an 8-2 win over the Atlanta Braves in the second game of the series on Friday at AT&T Park. The Giants used five straight hits to begin...

Craig Kimbrel Notches 100th Save in Atlanta Braves Win Over San Francisco Giants
May 10th, 2013 at 8:29 AM
Craig Kimbrel recorded his 100th save Thursday night at AT&T park, becoming the second youngest pitcher to do so, as the Atlanta Braves beat the San Francisco Giants 6-3 in the series opener. Kimbrel, who made his first appearance since giving up consecutive homers on Tuesday in a loss to the...

Dan Uggla Homers Twice, Juan Francisco Hits Grand Slam in Atlanta Braves Win Over Cincinnati Reds
May 8th, 2013 at 4:54 PM
The Atlanta Braves were back to their home run happy ways Wednesday afternoon at Great American Ballpark. Dan Uggla hit two solo homers and Juan Francisco broke open the game with a grand slam in a 7-2 over the Cincinnati Reds. ***VIDEO1*** The homers gave Uggla seven for the year in the...

Cincinnati Reds Hit Consecutive Homers Off Craig Kimbrel, Beat Atlanta Braves
May 8th, 2013 at 8:12 AM
The Cincinnati Reds stunned the Atlanta Braves Tuesday by belting back-to-back home runs off Craig Kimbrel in the ninth, one by Shin-Soo Choo to give the Reds a 5-4 win at Great American Ballpark. ***VIDEO1*** Kimbrel struck out the first two batters he faced when he entered with a 4-3 lead before grooving a fastball...

Andrelton Simmons’ Two Homers Power Atlanta Braves Past Cincinnati Reds
May 7th, 2013 at 9:03 AM
Monday's series opener with the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ballpark couldn't have gone any better for the Atlanta Braves. They rode a solid start by Paul Maholm and two home runs by Andrelton Simmons to a 7-4 win. ***VIDEO1*** Simmons went 3-for-4 with two homers and a career-best four RBIs in...

Tim Hudson, Freddie Freeman Lead Atlanta Braves Past New York Mets
May 5th, 2013 at 7:24 PM
The Atlanta Braves took advantage of their day off via rainout on Saturday to stick it to the New York Mets on Sunday, using a five-run inning to split the series in a 9-5 final at Turner Field. Atlanta converted seven Mets walks into five runs while torching Jonathan Niese for...

Atlanta Braves Bullpen Blows Leads, Loses to New York Mets in 10 Innings
May 4th, 2013 at 9:08 AM
The Atlanta Braves bullpen was in rare form Friday night at Turner Field, giving up four runs and blowing two saves in a 10-inning, 7-5 loss to the New York Mets in the series opener. ***VIDEO1*** An RBI-single by Ruben Tejada off Jordan Walden in the 10th inning proved insurmountable for Atlanta,...

Atlanta Braves Continue Offensive Struggles, Split Series with Washington Nationals
May 3rd, 2013 at 8:56 AM
The Atlanta Braves fell short in their second opportunity to win their four-game series with the Washington Nationals and were forced to settle for a split. Their offensive struggles continued in the 3-1 loss at Turner Field. Kris Medlen was solid over seven innings, giving up three runs over seven innings,...

Tim Hudson Homers En Route to 200th Win, Atlanta Braves Beat Washington Nationals
May 1st, 2013 at 9:02 AM
Tim Hudson joined a special club on Tuesday by winning his 200th game - and hitting a home run in support of it - as the Atlanta Braves took the second game of their series with the Washington Nationals by an 8-1 final at Turner Field. Hudson threw seven innings, giving...