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Tim Hudson Snaps Winless Streak in Atlanta Braves Blowout of Philadelphia Phillies
July 6th, 2013 at 11:47 PM
Tim Hudson ended his two-month long winless streak Saturday night. The Atlanta Braves provided him more than enough run support in a 13-4 blowout win over the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. Hudson had gone 0-6 with a 4.50 ERA in his last 10 starts, but he largely shut down...

Atlanta Braves at Philadelphia Phillies: Gameday 87
July 6th, 2013 at 4:07 PM
  Game #87 July 6, 2013 Atlanta Braves Philadelphia Phillies Game Details Time: 7:15 PM EDT Stadium: Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia, PA) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 91°F - 83°F Wind: SSW 12 MPH Lineups: 1. Andrelton Simmons, SS 2. Jason Heyward, RF 3. Justin Upton, LF 4. Freddie Freeman, 1B 5. Brian McCann, C 6. Dan Uggla, 2B 7. B.J. Upton, CF 8. Chris Johnson, 3B 9. Tim Hudson, P 1. Ben Revere, CF 2. Chase Utley, 2B 3. Jimmy Rollins, SS 4. Domonic Brown, LF 5. Michael Young, 3B 6. Delmon Young, RF 7. Laynce Nix,...

Major League Baseball Should Fire Angel Hernandez
July 6th, 2013 at 1:50 PM
Gerald Laird and Fredi Gonzalez being ejected in the Atlanta Braves' 5-4 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday is just the latest reason that Major League Baseball should fire Angel Hernandez. ***VIDEO1*** Anything less would do the game a great injustice, given that Hernandez rung up Andrelton Simmons on a similarly terrible...

Gerald Laird, Fredi Gonzalez Ejected in Atlanta Braves Loss to Philadelphia Phillies, Angel Hernandez
July 6th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
Gerald Laird and Fredi Gonzalez were ejected by Angel Hernandez for arguing a strike three call Hernandez made in the third inning of the Atlanta Braves' 5-4 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday. Laird blew a gasket on a strike three call that mirrored one Andrelton Simmons got in the first...

Tim Hudson Refutes Atlanta Braves Trade Rumors
July 5th, 2013 at 8:21 PM
Peter Gammons tweeted Friday that Tim Hudson believed the Atlanta Braves would eventually trade him. The problem is, Hudson doesn't know what he's talking about.   Tim Hudson has let some former teammates know he thinks he could get dealt. Watch Texas, Boston, San Fransisco... — Peter Gammons (@pgammo) July 5, 2013 MLB Blogs...

Atlanta Braves at Philadelphia Phillies: Gameday 86
July 5th, 2013 at 5:52 PM
  Game #86 July 5, 2013 Atlanta Braves Philadelphia Phillies Game Details Time: 7:05 PM EDT Stadium: Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia, PA) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Sunny Temperature: 89°F - 82°F Wind: SSW 14 MPH Lineups: 1. Andrelton Simmons, SS 2. Jason Heyward, RF 3. Justin Upton, LF 4. Freddie Freeman, 1B 5. Chris Johnson, 3B 6. Dan Uggla, 2B 7. B.J. Upton, CF 8. Gerald Laird, C 9. Paul Maholm, P 1. Michael Young, 3B 2. Chase Utley, 2B 3. Jimmy Rollins, SS 4. Ryan Howard, 1B 5. Domonic Brown, LF 6....

Atlanta Braves Start Road Trip with Philadelphia Phillies: Series Preview
July 5th, 2013 at 4:39 PM
The Atlanta Braves look to recover from their second home series loss of the year by traveling to Citizens Bank Park to take out their anger on the Philadelphia Phillies in a three-game series starting Friday. The Braves enter the series with a six-game lead on the Washington Nationals for first...

Atlanta Braves Option Cory Gearrin to Minor Leagues
July 5th, 2013 at 8:41 AM
The Atlanta Braves have optioned right-handed reliever Cory Gearrin to Triple-A Gwinnett, the team announced via @braves. No other move has been announced as of yet, but a call up or disabled list activation is expected sometime Friday.   RHP Cory Gearrin has been optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett. A corresponding move will...

Miami Marlins Get to Craig Kimbrel, Take Series from Atlanta Braves
July 5th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
The Miami Marlins kept playing good baseball to finish out the three-game set on Thursday, roughing up Craig Kimbrel to take a 4-3 game and the series from the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field. It was just the second home series the Braves have lost all year. ***VIDEO1*** Kimbrel's ninth inning started...

Miami Marlins at Atlanta Braves: Gameday 85
July 4th, 2013 at 5:36 PM
  Game #85 July 4, 2013 Miami Marlins Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 7:10 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Thunderstorms Temperature: 75°F - 73°F Wind: ESE 12 MPH Lineups: 1. Justin Ruggiano, LF 2. Ed Lucas, 3B 3. Giancarlo Stanton, RF 4. Logan Morrison, 1B 5. Marcell Ozuna, CF 6. Derek Dietrich, 2B 7. Adeiny Hechavarria, SS 8. Jeff Mathis, C 9. Henderson Alvarez, P 1. Andrelton Simmons, SS 2. Jason Heyward, RF 3. Justin Upton, LF 4. Freddie Freeman, 1B 5. Brian McCann, C 6. Dan Uggla, 2B 7. B.J....

Mike Minor Walks Pitcher, Gives up Homer Afterward in Atlanta Braves’ Loss to Miami Marlins
July 4th, 2013 at 8:39 AM
The Atlanta Braves had their four-game winning streak snapped by the Miami Marlins on Wednesday in the midst of plenty of rain. Mike Minor had been dominant until issuing a two-out walk to the pitcher in the fifth inning, leading to a three-run homer by Justin Ruggiano that proved to...

Miami Marlins at Atlanta Braves: Gameday 84
July 3rd, 2013 at 4:33 PM
  Game #84 July 3, 2013 Miami Marlins Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 7:10 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Mostly Cloudy Temperature: 82°F - 77°F Wind: SE 6 MPH Lineups: 1. Justin Ruggiano, CF 2. Ed Lucas, 1B 3. Giancarlo Stanton, RF 4. Marcell Ozuna, LF 5. Placido Polanco, 3B 6. Donovan Solano, 2B 7. Adeiny Hechavarria, SS 8. Jeff Mathis, C 9. Ricky Nolasco, P 1. Andrelton Simmons, SS 2. Jason Heyward, RF 3. Justin Upton, LF 4. Freddie Freeman, 1B 5. Brian McCann, C 6. Dan Uggla, 2B 7. B.J. Upton,...

Atlanta Braves Pound Miami Marlins in Series Opener
July 3rd, 2013 at 8:38 AM
The Atlanta Braves carried over their hot bats from their series sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks into the opener with the Miami Marlins on Tuesday. The Braves pounded out a season-high 16 hits in the 11-3 win at Turner Field. Tied at 2-2 in the third inning, Justin Upton tripled off...

Miami Marlins at Atlanta Braves: Gameday 83
July 2nd, 2013 at 6:13 PM
  Game #83 July 2, 2013 Miami Marlins Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 7:10 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Mostly Cloudy Temperature: 82°F - 77°F Wind: SE 6 MPH Lineups: 1. Juan Pierre, LF 2. Placido Polanco, 3B 3. Giancarlo Stanton, RF 4. Logan Morrison, 1B 5. Marcell Ozuna,CF 6. Derek Dietrich, 2B 7. Adeiny Hechavarria, SS 8. Rob Brantly, C 9. Tom Koehler, P 1. Andrelton Simmons, SS 2. Jason Heyward, RF 3. Justin Upton, LF 4. Freddie Freeman, 1B 5. Brian...

Atlanta Braves Interested in New York Yankees Reliever Joba Chamberlain
July 2nd, 2013 at 4:04 PM
The Atlanta Braves, as well as the San Francisco Giants, are interested in pursuing a trade for New York Yankees reliever Joba Chamberlain, so reports the New York Post. The Braves are looking to add depth to their injury riddled bullpen. Braves scout Jim Fregosi saw Chamberlain throw a scoreless inning...

Hot Atlanta Braves, Surging Miami Marlins Meet for Three Games: Series Preview
July 2nd, 2013 at 8:41 AM
The Atlanta Braves welcome the Miami Marlins to Turner Field for a three-game series between two teams that are red hot at the moment. The Braves are coming off a three-game sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks and hold a six-game lead on the Washington Nationals for first place in the National...

Popular Dan Uggla Fan Twitter Account Calls Out Atlanta Braves Fans
July 1st, 2013 at 4:03 PM
A parody Dan Uggla Twitter account, going by @FakeDanUggla, is boycotting Twitter, citing disgust with Atlanta Braves' fans. FakeDanUggla has been tweeting  all this season to the tune of over 17,000 tweets, but what FDU has perceived as ingratitude has left too much of a sour taste in his mouth....

Atlanta Braves Use Homer Barrage to Sweep Arizona Diamondbacks
June 30th, 2013 at 6:22 PM
The Atlanta Braves got back to what they do best on Sunday - hitting homers. They teed off three times in a 6-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks to complete the three-game sweep at Turner Field. Trevor Cahill gave up homers to Freddie Freeman, Brian McCann and Dan Uggla to take...

Arizona Diamondbacks at Atlanta Braves: Gameday 82
June 30th, 2013 at 1:25 PM
  Game #82 June 30, 2013 Arizona Diamondbacks Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 1:35 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 84°F - 85°F Wind: SW 5 MPH Lineups: 1. A.J. Pollock, CF 2. Martin Prado, 3B 3. Paul Goldschmidt, 1B 4. Aaron Hill, 2B 5. Cody Ross, LF 6. Gerardo Parra, RF 7. Wil Nieves, C 8. Cliff Pennington, SS 9. Trevor Cahill, P 1. Andrelton Simmons, SS 2. Jason Heyward, RF 3. Justin Upton, LF 4. Freddie Freeman, 1B 5. Brian McCann, C 6. Dan Uggla, 2B 7. B.J. Upton,...

Atlanta Braves Score Seven in Eighth Inning of Comeback Win Over Arizona Diamondbacks
June 29th, 2013 at 10:14 PM
The Atlanta Braves blew two leads in Saturday's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, but they used a wild seven-run eighth inning to blow the game open in an 11-5 win at Turner Field. David Hernandez put the tying and go-ahead runs on with one out in the eighth he hit Reed Johnson...