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Atlanta Braves No Longer Attempting to Trade for Chicago White Sox Jake Peavy: Trade Deadline
July 28th, 2013 at 5:33 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Braves are no longer trying to trade for Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Jake Peavy, Ken Rosenthal tweets. The end of talks in that situation likely points to the Braves' intentions of focusing on getting bullpen help.   Sources: #Braves not in mix for Peavy. #STLCards, #Orioles, #RedSox and #Athletics...

Andrelton Simmons Provides Key Hit, Julio Teheran Nearly Flawless in Atlanta Braves’ Win Over St. Louis Cardinals
July 27th, 2013 at 7:11 PM
Andrelton Simmons proved to be the unlikely hero in the Atlanta Braves' second consecutive win over the St. Louis Cardinals; he provided a clutch two-run double in a 2-0 final at Turner Field on Saturday. Simmons' double capped off an eighth inning rally started when Freddie Freeman drew a lead-off walk...

St. Louis Cardinals at Atlanta Braves: Game 104 Lineups
July 27th, 2013 at 1:35 PM
  Game #104 July 27, 2013 St. Louis Cardinals Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 3:05 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: FOX Game Conditions Weather: Cloudy Temperature: 82°F - 80°F Wind: W 6 MPH Lineups: 1. Matt Carpenter, 2B 2. Carlos Beltran, RF 3. Matt Holliday, LF 4. Allen Craig, 1B 5. Yadier Molina, C 6. David Freese, 3B 7. Jon Jay, CF 8. Daniel Descalso, SS 9. Joe Kelly, P     1. Jason Heyward, CF 2. Justin Upton, RF 3....

Atlanta Braves May not Trade for Starting Pitcher at Trade Deadline After All
July 27th, 2013 at 9:31 AM
***PHOTO1*** With Tim Hudson done for the year with a broken ankle and Paul Maholm on the shelf for a couple of weeks with a sprained wrist, most assumed that the Atlanta Braves would attempt to make a trade for a big name pitcher. Jayson Stark, however, says that teams are...

Mike Minor, Timely Hitting Propel Atlanta Braves Past St. Louis Cardinals
July 26th, 2013 at 11:29 PM
Mike Minor continued his impressive year by leading the Atlanta Braves from the mound and the plate in a 4-1 series opening win Friday night over the St. Louis Cardinals at Turner Field. Minor's only mistake in seven innings came on a solo shot by Yadier Molina in the second inning....

St. Louis Cardinals at Atlanta Braves: Game 103 Lineups
July 26th, 2013 at 5:48 PM
  Game #103 July 26, 2013 St. Louis Cardinals Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 7:30 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Cloudy Temperature: 81°F - 77°F Wind: SSE 4 MPH Lineups: 1. Matt Carpenter, 2B 2. Shane Robinson, CF 3. Carlos Beltran, RF 4. Allen Craig, LF 5. Yadier Molina, C 6. David Freese, 3B 7. Matt Adams, 1B 8. Pete Kozma, SS 9. Adam Wainwright, P     1. Andrelton...

Atlanta Braves Begin Homestand with St. Louis Cardinals: Series Preview and Schedule
July 26th, 2013 at 4:14 PM
The Atlanta Braves return to Turner Field Friday night for a week's worth of home games, starting with a three-game set with the St. Louis Cardinals. Despite playing .500 baseball for months, the Braves have an eight-game lead in the National League East, and the St. Louis Cardinals possess a 2...

Atlanta Braves Pursuing Trade for Houston Astros’ Bud Norris
July 26th, 2013 at 9:03 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Braves are one of the teams "actively pursuing" a trade for Houston Astros' starting pitcher Bud Norris, Jon Morosi tweets.   Sources: #Braves among teams actively pursuing #Astros starter Bud Norris. @FOXSportsLive — Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) July 26, 2013 Just a week ago, the Braves had a surplus of starting pitching with...

Waffle House to Open at Turner Field Friday
July 26th, 2013 at 8:18 AM
***PHOTO1*** For those left wishing their baseball game can be smothered and covered, the Atlanta Braves are welcoming Waffle House to Turner Field on Friday.   @WaffleHouse will make it's debut @ Turner Field tomorrow. Serving hashbrowns & waffles with several different toppings. #smothered+covered — Atlanta Braves (@Braves) July 25, 2013 The Twitter announcement from...

Brian Wilson Works Out for a Dozen Major League Teams
July 25th, 2013 at 11:56 PM
Former San Francisco Giants closer Brian Wilson auditioned for scouts Thursday in Los Angeles, Danny Knobler reports. The 31-year-old righty hasn't pitched in a Major League game in 15 months since having his second Tommy John surgery. He originally worked out for the New York Mets in January, but that didn't go...

Pitching Fails, Fredi Gonzalez Ejected in Atlanta Braves Loss to New York Mets
July 25th, 2013 at 5:32 PM
Alex Wood didn't quite have the start the Atlanta Braves hoped for, but the wheels really fell off for Kameron Loe in a sixth inning that saw Fredi Gonzalez ejected over a blown call. In the series finale with the New York Mets, the Braves scuffled to a 7-4 loss...

Atlanta Braves at New York Mets: Game 102 Lineups
July 25th, 2013 at 10:46 AM
  Game #102 July 25, 2013 Atlanta Braves New York Mets Game Details Time: 12:10 PM EDT Stadium: Citi Field (Flushing, NY) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Cloudy Temperature: 67°F - 71°F Wind: NNE 15 MPH Lineups: 1. Andrelton Simmons, SS 2. Reed Johnson, CF 3. Justin Upton, RF 4. Freddie Freeman, 1B 5. Evan Gattis, LF 6. Dan Uggla, 2B 7. Chris Johnson, 3B 8. Gerald Laird, C 9. Alex Wood, P 1. Eric Young, LF 2. Daniel Murphy, 2B 3. David Wright, 3B 4. Marlon Byrd,...

Atlanta Braves Beat New York Mets, but Tim Hudson Out with Ankle Injury
July 24th, 2013 at 11:46 PM
***PHOTO1*** In what was possibly the most demoralizing win for any Major League Baseball team this year, the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 8-2 on Wednesday at Citi Field. But that win felt more like a loss when Tim Hudson went down with a severe ankle injury. ***VIDEO1*** Freddie Freeman had...

Atlanta Braves at New York Mets: Game 101 Lineups
July 24th, 2013 at 4:13 PM
  Game #101 July 24, 2013 Atlanta Braves New York Mets Game Details Time: 7:10 PM EDT Stadium: Citi Field (Flushing, NY) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 81°F - 73°F Wind: NNW 12 MPH Lineups: 1. Andrelton Simmons, SS 2. Jason Heyward, CF 3. Justin Upton, RF 4. Freddie Freeman, 1B 5. Brian McCann, C 6. Evan Gattis, LF 7. Dan Uggla, 2B 8. Chris Johnson, 3B 9. Tim Hudson, P     1. Eric Young, LF 2. Daniel Murphy, 2B 3. David Wright,...

Atlanta Braves Waste Opportunities, Kris Medlen Loses in Big Sixth to New York Mets
July 23rd, 2013 at 11:12 PM
Barely a year since joining the Atlanta Braves starting rotation, Kris Medlen may be heading back to the bullpen after a rough season. His tribulations reared their head again when he gave up a three-run sixth in a 4-1 loss the New York Mets on Tuesday at Citi Field. ***VIDEO1*** Medlen's start...

Atlanta Braves Showing Interest in San Diego Padres Reliever Joe Thatcher
July 23rd, 2013 at 10:31 PM
In their continuing quest for a lefty reliever, the Atlanta Braves have expressed interest in trading for San Diego Padres reliever Joe Thatcher, Jon Morosi tweets.   #Braves are interested in #Padres LHP Joe Thatcher, sources say. @FOXSports1 — Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) July 23, 2013 Thatcher wouldn't quite be the traditional trade deadline rental....

Atlanta Braves at New York Mets: Game 100 Lineups
July 23rd, 2013 at 5:51 PM
  Game #100 July 23, 2013 Atlanta Braves New York Mets Game Details Time: 7:10 PM EDT Stadium: Citi Field (Flushing, NY) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 83°F - 82°F Wind: W 9 MPH Lineups: 1. Andrelton Simmons, SS 2. Jason Heyward, CF 3. Justin Upton, RF 4. Freddie Freeman, 1B 5. Brian McCann, C 6. Evan Gattis, LF 7. Dan Uggla, 2B 8. Chris Johnson, 3B 9. Kris Medlen, P 1. Eric Young, LF 2. Daniel Murphy, 2B 3. David...

Atlanta Braves Rally in Ninth Inning to Beat New York Mets
July 23rd, 2013 at 8:12 AM
Reed Johnson was not going to be denied. A day after having a game-tying home run robbed, the Atlanta Braves outfielder came through the go-ahead homer in the ninth inning in a 2-1 win, beating the New York Mets in the opener at Citi Field on Monday. ***VIDEO1*** Having been shutout through...

Atlanta Braves at New York Mets: Game 99 Lineup
July 22nd, 2013 at 6:44 PM
  Game #99 July 22, 2013 Atlanta Braves New York Mets Game Details Time: 7:10 PM EDT Stadium: Citi Field (Flushing, NY) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Thunderstorms Temperature: 79°F - 78°F Wind: ESE 8 MPH Lineups: 1. Andrelton Simmons, SS 2. Jason Heyward, CF 3. Justin Upton, RF 4. Freddie Freeman, 1B 5. Brian McCann, C 6. Evan Gattis, LF 7. Dan Uggla, 2B 8. Chris Johnson, 3B 9. Julio Teheran, P     1. Eric Young, LF 2. Daniel Murphy, 2B 3. David Wright,...

Jason Heyward Returns for Atlanta Braves in Four-game Series with New York Mets: Series Preview
July 22nd, 2013 at 4:06 PM
The Atlanta Braves continued their road woes over the weekend by losing a three-game series to the Chicago White Sox, and it may get worse as they run into a hot New York Mets team for four games at Citi Field. The Mets, though they sit in fourth place in the...