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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...

Arizona Diamondbacks at Atlanta Braves: Gameday 81
June 29th, 2013 at 3:46 PM
  Game #81 June 29, 2013 Arizona Diamondbacks Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 4:05 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 88°F - 85°F Wind: W 11 MPH Lineups: 1. Gerardo Parra, RF 2. Martin Prado, 2B 3. Paul Goldschmidt, 1B 4. Eric Chavez, 3B 5. Miguel Montero, C 6. Jason Kubel, LF 7. A.J. Pollock, CF 8. Didi Gregorious, SS 9. Ian Kennedy, P 1. Andrelton Simmons, SS 2. Jason Heyward, RF 3. Justin Upton, LF 4. Freddie Freeman, 1B 5. Brian McCann,...

Julio Teheran Dominant, Atlanta Braves Beat Arizona Diamondbacks on Chipper Jones Night
June 29th, 2013 at 9:22 AM
Julio Teheran simply owned the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night, striking out 10 batters on the same night the Atlanta Braves retired no. 10 in honor of Chipper Jones at Turner Field. The Bravos came out with a 3-0 win in front of a sellout crowd of 48,282. ***VIDEO1*** Just after the...

Arizona Diamondbacks at Atlanta Braves: Gameday 80
June 28th, 2013 at 6:01 PM
  Game #80 June 28, 2013 Arizona Diamondbacks 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 - 77°F Wind: W 12 MPH Lineups: 1. Gerardo Parra, CF 2. Aaron Hill, 2B 3. Paul Goldschmidt, 1B 4. Miguel Montero, C 5. Martin Prado, 3B 6. Jason Kubel, LF 7. Cody Ross, RF 8. Didi Gregorious, SS 9. Randall Delgado, P 1. Jordan Schafer, CF 2. Jason Heyward, RF 3. Justin...

Atlanta Braves to Retire Chipper Jones’ Number with Arizona Diamondbacks in Town: Series Preview
June 28th, 2013 at 5:03 PM
Let's be honest. More Atlanta Braves fans are interested in seeing Chipper Jones have his number retired than to actually see their three-game series with the Arizona Diamondbacks at Turner Field. Nevertheless, the games must go on, and they're still important. The Braves have lost six of their last nine games...

Atlanta Braves Expected to Pursue Chicago Cubs Kevin Gregg
June 27th, 2013 at 6:01 PM
The Atlanta Braves, as previously noted, could use another veteran arm in their bullpen. Mark Bowman reports that the Braves are among several teams who are likely to try to trade with the Chicago Cubs for Kevin Gregg. Luis Avilan and Jordan Walden have held down the fort with the big...

Atlanta Braves Prospects Named to Sirius XM All-Star Futures Game
June 27th, 2013 at 9:36 AM
Atlanta Braves minor leaguers Christian Bethancourt and Joey Terdoslavich have been named to the 2013 Sirius XM All-Star Futures Game at Citi Field, braves.com reports. ***VIDEO1*** Bethancourt, who went 0-for-3 with a strikeout in last year's Futures Game, has improved his offense to the tune of a .257 average with three homers...

Alex Gordon Hits Walk-off Single, Atlanta Braves Lose to Kansas City Royals in 10 Innings
June 27th, 2013 at 8:53 AM
The Atlanta Braves continued their road woes on Wednesday, finishing up their road trip with walk-off loss to the Kansas City Royals. Alex Gordon provided the game-winning hit off Alex Wood in the 4-3 loss at Kauffman Stadium. ***VIDEO1*** Of course, the Braves wouldn't have been in that situation if they hadn't...

Atlanta Braves at Kansas City Royals: Gameday 79
June 26th, 2013 at 7:50 PM
  Game #79 June 26, 2013 Atlanta Braves Kansas City Royals Game Details Time: 8:10 PM EDT Stadium: Kauffman Stadium (Kansas City, MO) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Sunny Temperature: 94°F - 84°F Wind: NNW 10 MPH Lineups: 1. Jordan Schafer, LF 2. Jason Heyward, RF 3. Justin Upton, DH 4. Freddie Freeman, 1B 5. Gerald Laird, C 6. B.J. Upton, CF 7. Dan Uggla, 2B 8. Chris Johnson, 3B 9. Andrelton Simmons, SS 1. Alex Gordon, LF 2. Alcides Escobar, SS 3. Eric Hosmer, 1B 4. Billy Butler, DH 5. Salvador Perez, C 6. Lorenzo Cain, CF 7. Mike Moustakas, 3B 8....

Atlanta Braves not Interested in Chicago Cubs’ Carlos Marmol
June 26th, 2013 at 11:49 AM
The Atlanta Braves need bullpen help. The Chicago Cubs have designated Carlos Marmol for assignment. Could it be a match made by the baseball gods? No, so says Dave O'Brien. The Cubs have the option of releasing or trading Marmol, who has a 5.86 ERA by giving up 26 hits and...

Jason Heyward Drives in Three, Atlanta Braves Take First Game from Kansas City Royals
June 26th, 2013 at 9:11 AM
If any doubt remained over Jason Heyward's turnaround from his disastrous start, it must have been completely erased in Wednesday's series opener. The Atlanta Braves right fielder drove in three runs in a 4-3 win over the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium. ***VIDEO1*** Heyward drove in three runs, including a go-ahead solo...

Atlanta Braves at Kansas City Royals: Gameday 78
June 25th, 2013 at 7:16 PM
  Game #78 June 25, 2013 Atlanta Braves Kansas City Royals Game Details Time: 8:10 PM EDT Stadium: Kauffman Stadium (Kansas City, MO) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 87°F - 85°F Wind: SSW 15 MPH Lineups: 1. Jordan Schafer, LF 2. Jason Heyward, RF 3. Justin Upton, DH 4. Freddie Freeman, 1B 5. B.J. Upton, CF 6. Brian McCann, C 7. Dan Uggla, 2B 8. Chris Johnson, 3B 9. Andrelton Simmons, SS 1. Alex Gordon, LF 2. Alcides Escobar, SS 3. Eric Hosmer, 1B 4. Billy Butler, DH 5. Salvador Perez, C 6. Mike Moustakas,...

Atlanta Braves Travel to Kauffman Stadium for First Time for Two-game Series with Kansas City Royals: Series Preview
June 25th, 2013 at 4:13 PM
Somehow, the Atlanta Braves have never played at Kauffman Stadium. That will change Tuesday night when the Braves will play a road series against the Kansas City Royals for the first time. Despite their inconsistencies, the Braves enter play with a six-game lead over the Washington Nationals for first place in...

Atlanta Braves Break Out the Bats, Avoid Sweep of Milwaukee Brewers
June 23rd, 2013 at 7:51 PM
The Atlanta Braves finally ended their 24-inning scoreless streak with three home runs in a 7-4 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday at Miller Park, avoiding a sweep and snapping their three-game losing streak. ***VIDEO1*** Jordan Schafer led off the first inning with a double and Andrelton Simmons singled before Freddie...

Atlanta Braves at Milwaukee Brewers: Gameday 77
June 23rd, 2013 at 1:51 PM
  Game #77 June 23, 2013 Atlanta Braves Milwaukee Brewers Game Details Time: 2:10 PM EDT Stadium: Miller Park (Milwaukee, WI) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Mostly Sunny Temperature: 84°F - 86°F Wind: SSW 15 MPH Lineups: 1. Jordan Schafer, LF 2. Andrelton Simmons, SS 3. Jason Heyward, RF 4. Freddie Freeman, 1B 5. B.J. Upton, CF 6. Brian McCann, C 7. Dan Uggla, 2B 8. Chris Johnson, 3B 9. Paul Maholm, P 1. Norichika Aori, RF 2. Jean Segura, SS 3. Carlos Gomez, CF 4. Jonathan Lucroy, C 5. Rickie Weeks, 2B 6. Yuniesky Betancourt, 1B 7. Jeff Bianchi, 3B 8....

Atlanta Braves Bats Still Slumping in Shutout by Milwaukee Brewers
June 22nd, 2013 at 9:06 PM
The Atlanta Braves still can't get their offensive act together, getting shut out by the Milwaukee Brewers for the second straight game in a 2-0 loss at Miller Park on Saturday afternoon. ***VIDEO1*** The Braves previously had issues with striking out too much, but Donovan Hand only struck out three batters over...

Atlanta Braves at Milwaukee Brewers: Gameday 76
June 22nd, 2013 at 2:54 PM
  Game #76 June 22, 2013 Atlanta Braves Milwaukee Brewers Game Details Time: 4:10 PM EDT Stadium: Miller Park (Milwaukee, WI) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Mostly Cloudy Temperature: 78°F - 75°F Wind: S 9 MPH Lineups: 1. Jordan Schafer, LF 2. Andrelton Simmons, SS 3. Jason Heyward, RF 4. Freddie Freeman, 1B 5. B.J. Upton, CF 6. Brian McCann, C 7. Dan Uggla, 2B 8. Chris Johnson, 3B 9. Tim Hudson, P 1. Norichika Aori, RF 2. Jean Segura, SS 3. Carlos Gomez, CF 4. Aramis Ramirez, 3B 5. Jonathan Lucroy, C 6. Juan Francisco, 1B 7. Rickie...

Atlanta Braves Offense Silenced, Julio Teheran not Supported in Loss to Milwaukee Brewers
June 22nd, 2013 at 9:23 AM
The way the last couple of weeks have gone, it just figures that the Atlanta Braves would have their bats shut down by the Milwaukee Brewers, who have the worst pitching staff in the Major Leagues. They couldn't manage to find a way to support Julio Teheran in the 2-0...

Atlanta Braves at Milwaukee Brewers: Gameday 75
June 21st, 2013 at 7:36 PM
  Game #75 June 21, 2013 Atlanta Braves Milwaukee Brewers Game Details Time: 8:10 PM EDT Stadium: Miller Park (Milwaukee, WI) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 78°F - 73°F Wind: S 10 MPH Lineups: 1. Andrelton Simmons, SS 2. Jason Heyward, RF 3. Freddie Freeman, 1B 4. Justin Upton, LF 5. Brian McCann, C 6. B.J. Upton, CF 7. Dan Uggla, 2B 8. Chris Johnson, 3B 9. Julio Teheran, P 1. Norichika Aori, RF 2. Jean Segura, SS 3. Carlos Gomez, CF 4. Aramis Ramirez, 3B 5. Juan Francisco, 1B 6. Logan...