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Rough First Inning, Baserunning Mistakes Cost Atlanta Braves a Win Against Miami Marlins
July 10th, 2013 at 5:05 PM
The Atlanta Braves were unable to finish off a three-game road sweep of the Miami Marlins, losing the series finale 6-2 Wednesday afternoon at Marlins Park. Paul Maholm trudged through a 37-pitch, four-run first inning, which was the difference in the score, to continue his own personal road woes. Justin Ruggiano started the...

Atlanta Braves at Miami Marlins: Gameday 91
July 10th, 2013 at 10:47 AM
  Game #91 July 10, 2013 Atlanta Braves Miami Marlins Game Details Time: 12:40 PM EDT Stadium: Marlins Park (Miami, FL) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Mostly Cloudy Temperature: 88°F - 86°F Wind: SE 10 MPH Lineups: 1. Tyler Pastornicky, 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. Justin Ruggiano, LF 2. Ed Lucas, 1B 3. Giancarlo Stanton, RF 4. Marcell Ozuna, CF 5. Placido Polanco, 3B 6. Donovan Solano,...

Justin Upton, B.J. Upton Break Out in Atlanta Braves Win Over Miami Marlins
July 10th, 2013 at 8:43 AM
B.J. Upton and Justin Upton have essentially been empty spots in the Atlanta Braves lineup most of the season. They very well may have changed that on Tuesday as they both produced in big ways in a 6-4 win over the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park. ***VIDEO1*** Justin produced two doubles and...

Atlanta Braves at Miami Marlins: Gameday 90
July 9th, 2013 at 5:49 PM
  Game #90 July 9, 2013 Atlanta Braves Miami Marlins Game Details Time: 7:10 PM EDT Stadium: Marlins Park (Miami, FL) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 81°F - 79°F Wind: ESE 8 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. Julio Teheran, P 1. Justin Ruggiano, LF 2. Ed Lucas, 3B 3. Giancarlo Stanton, RF 4. Logan Morrison, 1B 5. Marcell Ozuna, CF 6. Adeiny Hechavarria, SS 7. Derek Dietrich, 2B 8....

Atlanta Braves Bat Around in 14th Inning of Win Over Miami Marlins
July 9th, 2013 at 8:39 AM
It took a little over four hours, but the Atlanta Braves came away with a win in a wild 14th inning rally for a 7-1 victory in the series opener with the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park. ***VIDEO1*** For a time, it seemed the Braves were doomed to the same road futility...

Atlanta Braves’ Brian McCann Splits National League Player of the Week with Cininnati Reds’ Homer Bailey
July 8th, 2013 at 6:14 PM
Atlanta Braves' catcher Brian McCann and Cincinnati Reds' pitcher Homer Bailey have split the National League Player of the Week honors for last week, Mark Bowman tweets.   Brian McCann and Homer Bailey shared NL Player of the Week honors. McCann hit .600 with a 1.480 OPS in six games last week....

Atlanta Braves at Miami Marlins: Gameday 89
July 8th, 2013 at 5:28 PM
  Game #89 July 8, 2013 Atlanta Braves Miami Marlins Game Details Time: 7:10 PM EDT Stadium: Marlins Park (Miami, FL) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Mostly Sunny Temperature: 82°F - 79°F Wind: E 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. Mike Minor, P 1. Justin Ruggiano, LF 2. Ed Lucas, 3B 3. Giancarlo Stanton, RF 4. Marcell Ozuna, CF 5. Logan Morrison, 1B 6. Adeiny Hechavarria,...

Atlanta Braves Aim to Right Road Woes Against Miami Marlins: Series Preview
July 8th, 2013 at 4:17 PM
The Atlanta Braves have been terrible on the road recently, and they look to correct that with a three-game series against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park. The Braves, who are coming off a home series loss to the Marlins and a road loss to the Philadelphia Phillies, have lost 25...

Atlanta Braves Express Interest in Chicago White Sox Reliever Matt Thornton
July 7th, 2013 at 9:27 PM
The Atlanta Braves, in need of a veteran bullpen arm, have expressed "limited" interest in Chicago White Sox reliever Matt Thornton, Ken Rosenthal tweets.   Sources: #WhiteSox’s Thornton on long #RedSox list of possible bullpen targets. #Braves also inquired on Thornton; interest “limited.” — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 7, 2013 Thornton has posted a...

Kris Medlen Roughed up by Philadelphia Phillies, Atlanta Braves Lose Rubber Game
July 7th, 2013 at 7:08 PM
The Atlanta Braves saw their road woes continue in the series finale Sunday with the Philadelphia Phillies. Kris Medlen gave up a career-high in runs in a 7-3 loss at Citizens Bank Park. ***VIDEO1*** Medlen gave up all seven Phillies runs (six earned) in 5 1/3 innings, and six of those runs...

Atlanta Braves at Philadelphia Phillies: Gameday 88
July 7th, 2013 at 12:37 PM
  Game #88 July 7, 2013 Atlanta Braves Philadelphia Phillies Game Details Time: 1:35 PM EDT Stadium: Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia, PA) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 91°F - 93°F Wind: SW 7 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. Kris Medlen, P 1. Ben Revere, CF 2. Jimmy Rollins, SS 3. Chase Utley, 2B 4. Domonic Brown, LF 5. Michael Young, 3B 6. Delmon Young, RF 7. Darin Ruf, 1B 8....

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...