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Jason Heyward’s Four Hits Lead the Atlanta Braves Over the Miami Marlins
August 11th, 2013 at 4:44 PM
Atlanta Braves starter Mike Minor tossed 7 innings and Freddie Freeman added a three-run home run as the Braves beat the Miami Marlins 9 to 4 to take the best-of-three game series at Turner Field in Atlanta. The Braves increased their record to 72-46 on the season. ***PHOTO1*** The Marlins took...

Miami Marlins at Atlanta Braves: Game 118 Starting Lineups
August 11th, 2013 at 12:55 PM
  Game #118 August 11, 2013 Miami Marlins Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 1:35 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Scattered Thunderstorms Temperature: 85°F - 86°F Wind: WSW 6 MPH Lineups: 1. Christian Yelich, LF 2. Adeiny Hechavarria, SS 3. Giancarlo Stanton, RF 4. Placido Polanco, 3B 5. Ed Lucas, 1B 6. Donovan Solano, 2B 7. Jake Marisnick, CF 8. Koyie Hill, C 9. Henderson Alvarez, P 1. Jason Heyward, RF 2. Justin Upton, LF 3. Freddie Freeman, 1B 4....

Atlanta Braves Offseason Moves Key to Successful Season
August 11th, 2013 at 10:07 AM
The Atlanta Braves began their busy offseason on November 1, 2012 when former Brave, Jordan Schafer, returned to the team after being claimed off waivers from the Houston Astros. Later that month, David Ross’ departure led to the signing of backup catcher Gerald Laird and the Braves also bolstered their...

Miami Marlins Shutout Atlanta Braves, End 14-game Winning Streak
August 10th, 2013 at 11:36 PM
The Atlanta Braves had their 14-game winning streak snapped in near mind-numbing fashion Saturday night, losing 1-0 to the Miami Marlins at Turner Field off a wild pitch. Both offenses were pretty much shut down with Alex Wood and Nathan Eovaldi dealing for their respective teams, but it was the Marlins who...

Miami Marlins at Atlanta Braves: Game 117 Starting Lineups
August 10th, 2013 at 6:33 PM
  Game #117 August 10, 2013 Miami Marlins Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 7:10 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Mostly Cloudy Temperature: 82°F - 79°F Wind: NNE 2 MPH Lineups: 1. Christian Yelich, LF 2. Adeiny Hechavarria, SS 3. Ed Lucas, 2B 4. Logan Morrison, 1B 5. Placido Polanco, 3B 6. Justin Ruggiano, RF 7. Jake Marisnick, CF 8. Jeff Mathis, C 9. Nathan Eovaldi, P 1. Jason Heyward, RF 2. Justin Upton, LF 3. Freddie Freeman, 1B 4....

East Division Leading Atlanta Braves Seize Best Record in National League
August 10th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
The Atlanta Braves are enjoying the fruits of their summer labor as they take a 14-game winning streak into tonight’s game against the Miami Marlins at Turner Field in Atlanta. Following last night’s 5-0 shutout victory against the Marlins, the Braves need one more win to tie the Atlanta franchise...

Brandon Beachy Shuts Down Miami Marlins, Atlanta Braves Win 14th Straight
August 9th, 2013 at 11:50 PM
The Atlanta Braves offense provided an early cushion, but it was Brandon Beachy who stole the show Friday night at Turner Field in a 5-0 over the Miami Marlins. The victory was their 14th straight. Beachy threw eight shutout innings in just his third start since coming back from Tommy John...

Miami Marlins at Atlanta Braves: Game 116 Starting Lineups
August 9th, 2013 at 5:41 PM
  Game #116 August 9, 2013 Miami Marlins Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 7:30 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Mostly Cloudy Temperature: 85°F - 79°F Wind: S 8 MPH Lineups: 1. Christian Yelich, LF 2. Jake Marisnick, CF 3. Giancarlo Stanton, RF 4. Logan Morrison, 1B 5. Ed Lucas, 3B 6. Donovan Solano, 2B 7. Adeiny Hechavarria, SS 8. Jeff Mathis, C 9. Jacob Turner, P 1. Jason...

Atlanta Braves Begin Homestand with Miami Marlins
August 9th, 2013 at 10:45 AM
Make no bones about it, the Atlanta Braves are the hottest team in baseball right now. Currently riding a 13-game winning streak, today the Braves will begin a homestand with the cellar-dwelling Miami Marlins. Coming into the next two series, the Braves find themselves with a very comfortable 15.5 game division...

Atlanta Braves Rally Late, Beat Washington Nationals for 13th Straight Win
August 7th, 2013 at 11:26 PM
That's a clown sweep, bro. The Atlanta Braves, fueled by clutch hits by Jason Heyward and Justin Upton, finished off a sweep of the Washington Nationals, beating them 6-3 on Wednesday to extend their winning streak to 13 games. The Nationals had tied the game in the seventh on Ian Desmond's...

Frank Wren Condemns Atlanta Braves Twitter War with Washington Nationals
August 7th, 2013 at 7:26 PM
Atlanta Braves general manager Frank Wren wasn't happy with how his public relations team handled last night's altercation with Bryce Harper and the Washington Nationals. When Julio Teheran plunked Harper in the fifth inning, Harper took exception, leading to the following exchange.   @Braves Which part, giving up the home run, or...

Atlanta Braves at Washington Nationals: Game 115 Starting Lineups
August 7th, 2013 at 6:25 PM
  Game #115 August 7, 2013 Atlanta Braves Washington Nationals Game Details Time: 7:05 PM EDT Stadium: Nationals Park (Washington, DC) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Mostly Cloudy Temperature: 82°F - 78°F Wind: S 10 MPH Lineups: 1. Jason Heyward, RF 2. Justin Upton, LF 3. Freddie Freeman, 1B 4. Brian McCann, C 5. Chris Johnson, 3B 6. Dan Uggla, 2B 7. B.J. Upton, CF 8. Andrelton Simmons, SS 9. Kris Medlen, P 1. Denard Span, CF 2. Ryan Zimmerman, 3B 3. Bryce Harper, LF 4. Jayson Werth, RF 5. Adam LaRoche, 1B 6. Ian Desmond,...

Evan Gattis Provides Key Hit, Atlanta Braves Beat Washington Nationals for 12th Straight Win
August 6th, 2013 at 11:09 PM
When you're hot, you're hot. The Atlanta Braves happen to be hot, riding Evan Gattis' two-run single to beat the Washington Nationals 2-1 on Tuesday at Nationals Park. Gattis was only in the game because Jason Heyward strained a muscle in his neck in the first inning, so he was batting in...

Atlanta Braves at Washington Nationals: Game 114 Starting Lineups
August 6th, 2013 at 6:37 PM
  Game #114 August 6, 2013 Atlanta Braves Washington Nationals Game Details Time: 7:05 PM EDT Stadium: Nationals Park (Washington, DC) Broadcast: SportSouth, MLB Network Game Conditions Weather: Mostly Cloudy Temperature: 73°F - 72°F Wind: SSE 7 MPH Lineups: 1. Jason Heyward, RF 2. Justin Upton, LF 3. Freddie Freeman, 1B 4. Brian McCann, C 5. Chris Johnson, 3B 6. Dan Uggla, 2B 7. B.J. Upton, CF 8. Andrelton Simmons, SS 9. Julio Teheran, P 1. Bryce Harper, LF 2. Ryan...

Justin Upton Hits Go-Ahead Homer in Atlanta Braves’ Win Over Washington Nationals
August 5th, 2013 at 11:39 PM
The Atlanta Braves saw their winning streak hit 11 games, thanks to a clutch go-ahead homer by Justin Upton in their 3-2 win over the Washington Nationals on Monday at Nationals Park. ***VIDEO1*** The eighth-inning homer was the last of Upton's three hits on the night and was his biggest. Upton blasted...

Atlanta Braves at Washington Nationals: Game 113 Starting Lineups
August 5th, 2013 at 6:45 PM
  Game #113 August 5, 2013 Atlanta Braves Washington Nationals Game Details Time: 7:05 PM EDT Stadium: Nationals Park (Washington, DC) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Mostly Cloudy Temperature: 80°F - 74°F Wind: S 10 MPH Lineups: 1. Jason Heyward, RF 2. Justin Upton, LF 3. Freddie Freeman, 1B 4. Brian McCann, C 5. Chris Johnson, 3B 6. Dan Uggla, 2B 7. B.J. Upton, CF 8. Andrelton Simmons, SS 9. Mike Minor, P     1. Bryce Harper, CF 2. Ian Desmond,...

Atlanta Braves Travel to DC, Look to Continue Winning Streak Against Washington Nationals
August 5th, 2013 at 5:48 PM
The Atlanta Braves are by far the hottest team in Major League Baseball. They take their 10-game winning streak to the nation's capital Monday for a three-game set with the Washington Nationals. The Nationals have been one of MLB's most disappointing teams this season, and the Braves currently possess a 12...

Atlanta Braves Sweep Philadelphia Phillies for 10th Straight Win
August 5th, 2013 at 8:17 AM
The Upton brothers backed a gem thrown by Alex Wood, giving the Atlanta Braves a 4-1 win to sweep the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on Sunday. It was their 10th straight win. Wood gave up a total of two hits and one run over six innings. The only run...

Plenty of Time Left for Frank Wren, Atlanta Braves to Make Waiver Trade
August 4th, 2013 at 7:42 PM
A few Atlanta Braves fans freaked out a little when Frank Wren didn't pull off an immaculate deal for a starting pitcher or a utility infielder, but the fact is that there's still the entire month of August to make one happen. There's also historical precedent. In fact, the Braves have...

Atlanta Braves at Philadelphia Phillies: Game 112 Starting Lineups
August 4th, 2013 at 6:04 PM
  Game #112 August 4, 2013 Atlanta Braves Philadelphia Phillies Game Details Time: 8:05 PM EDT Stadium: Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia, PA) Broadcast: ESPN Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 75°F - 70°F Wind: NNW 16 MPH Lineups: 1. Jason Heyward, RF 2. Justin Upton, LF 3. Freddie Freeman, 1B 4. Brian McCann, C 5. Chris Johnson, 3B 6. Dan Uggla, 2B 7. B.J. Upton, CF 8. Andrelton Simmons, SS 9. Alex Wood, P 1. Michael Young, 3B 2. Chase Utley, 2B 3....