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San Diego Padres Finish Off Sweep of Atlanta Braves
June 12th, 2013 at 9:10 PM
The Atlanta Braves just couldn't piece together a big inning in Wednesday's series finale with the San Diego Padres, getting swept in the final game 5-3 at Petco Park. ***VIDEO1*** Paul Maholm's control was shaky in the first inning as he issued two walks - one with the bases loaded - in a...

Atlanta Braves @ San Diego Padres: Gameday 66
June 12th, 2013 at 2:51 PM
  Game #66 June 12, 2013 Atlanta Braves San Diego Padres Game Details Time: 3:40 PM EDT Stadium: Petco Park (San Diego, CA) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 64°F - 65°F Wind: WSW 9 MPH Lineups: 1. Andrelton Simmons, SS 2. Jason Heyward, RF 3. Justin Upton, LF 4. Freddie Freeman, 1B 5. Evan Gattis, C 6. B.J. Upton, CF 7. Dan Uggla, 2B 8. Chris Johnson, 3B 9. Paul Maholm, P 1. Everth Cabrera, SS 2. Chris Denorfia, CF 3. Chase Headley,...

Tim Hudson Has Strong Start, but Atlanta Braves Lose Second Straight to San Diego Padres
June 12th, 2013 at 9:13 AM
Tim Hudson hasn't won a game since early May, but he made his third straight quality start Tuesday night at Petco Park. Even with his efforts, the Atlanta Braves lost a 3-2 game to the San Diego Padres. ***VIDEO1*** Hudson only made two real mistakes in his 7 1/3 innings. He hung a splitter...

Atlanta Braves @ San Diego Padres: Gameday 65
June 11th, 2013 at 10:00 PM
  Game #65 June 11, 2013 Atlanta Braves San Diego Padres Game Details Time: 10:10 PM EDT Stadium: Petco Park (San Diego, CA) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 66°F - 65°F Wind: WNW 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. Ramiro Pena, 3B 9. Tim Hudson, P 1. Everth Cabrera, SS 2. Will Venable, CF 3. Chase...

Atlanta Braves Rally in Ninth Falls Short to San Diego Padres
June 11th, 2013 at 8:48 AM
The Atlanta Braves showed that they don't quit on games that seem out of reach Monday in the series opener with the San Diego Padres. Trailing by six runs at Petco Park, the Braves scored one in the eighth inning and four in the ninth but fell just short in...

Atlanta Braves @ San Diego Padres: Gameday 64
June 10th, 2013 at 9:04 PM
  Game #64 June 10, 2013 Atlanta Braves San Diego Padres Game Details Time: 10:10 PM EDT Stadium: Petco Park (San Diego, CA) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 66°F - 65°F Wind: WNW 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. Chris Johnson, 3B 8. B.J. Upton, CF 9. Julio Teheran, P 1. Everth Cabrera, SS 2. Alexi Amarista, CF 3. Chase Headley, 3B 4....

Atlanta Braves to Visit Team with No Pitching in San Diego Padres: Series Preview
June 10th, 2013 at 3:46 PM
The Atlanta Braves look to continue their hot streak in the month of June when they roll into Petco Park for a three-game series with the San Diego Padres. The Braves are a Major League-best 7-2 in the month of June so far, while the Padres have scuffled at 4-5 and...

Dan Uggla Clubs Two Homers to Help Atlanta Braves Split Series with Los Angeles Dodgers
June 9th, 2013 at 8:25 PM
Dan Uggla continued his trend of hitting well at Dodger Stadium with a two-home run outburst in the series finale Sunday. He and Freddie Freeman provided Mike Minor with plenty of support in the 8-1 win, securing a split of the four-game series with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Uggla has maintained an...

Atlanta Braves at Los Angeles Dodgers: Gameday 63
June 9th, 2013 at 4:02 PM
  Game #63 June 9, 2013 Atlanta Braves Los Angeles Dodgers Game Details Time: 4:10 PM EDT Stadium: Dodger Stadium (Los Angeles, CA) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Sunny Temperature: 71°F - 74°F Wind: S 4 MPH Lineups: 1. Andrelton Simmons, SS 2. Jason Heyward, RF 3. Justin Upton, LF 4. Freddie Freeman, 1B 5. Evan Gattis, C 6. Dan Uggla, 2B 7. Ramiro Pena, 3B 8. Jordan Schafer, CF 9. Mike Minor, P 1. Yasmiel Puig, RF 2. Nick Punto, SS 3. Adrian...

Atlanta Braves @ Los Angeles Dodgers: Gameday 62
June 8th, 2013 at 8:17 PM
  Game #62 June 8, 2013 Atlanta Braves Los Angeles Dodgers Game Details Time: 10:10 PM EDT Stadium: Dodger Stadium (Los Angeles, CA) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Sunny Temperature: 67°F - 63°F Wind: SW 6 MPH Lineups: 1. Andrelton Simmons, SS 2. Jason Heyward, RF 3. Justin Upton, LF 4. Freddie Freeman, 1B 5. Brian McCann, C 6. Chris Johnson, 3B 7. Dan Uggla, 2B 8. B.J. Upton, CF 9. Kris Medlen, P 1. Yasmiel Puig, RF 2. Nick Punto, SS 3. Adrian...

Atlanta Braves Pick Pitcher Jason Hursh with First Pick in 2013 Draft
June 6th, 2013 at 10:35 PM
The Atlanta Braves selected right-handed pitcher Jason Hursh, from Oklahoma State University, with their first pick of the 2013 First-Year Player Draft. He was the 31st pick overall and the first pick of the compensatory round. ***VIDEO1*** Hursh is known for having a power arm with a fastball that averages in the mid-90s but...

Atlanta Braves at Los Angeles Dodgers: Gameday 60
June 6th, 2013 at 9:44 PM
  Game #60 June 6, 2013 Atlanta Braves Los Angeles Dodgers Game Details Time: 10:10 PM EDT Stadium: Dodger Stadium (Los Angeles, CA) Broadcast:SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Sunny Temperature: 66°F - 63°F Wind: WSW 6 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. Ramiro Pena, 3B 8. B.J. Upton, CF 9. Tim Hudson, P 1. Yasmiel Puig, RF 2. Nick Punto, SS 3. Adrian Gonzalez,...

Atlanta Braves Look to Stay Hot with Visit to Los Angeles Dodgers
June 6th, 2013 at 3:59 PM
The Atlanta Braves travel to Chavez Ravine for a four-game series with the Los Angeles Dodgers starting Thursday night. The Braves are riding a five-game winning streak and previously swept a three-game set at Turner Field in May. The Dodgers, meanwhile, sit in last place in the National League West, even...

Atlanta Braves Sweep Pittsburgh Pirates, Julio Teheran Takes No-hitter into Eighth
June 5th, 2013 at 4:32 PM
Brandon Beachy's return to the Atlanta Braves will give them all kinds of problems in deciding what to do with their rotation. Julio Teheran threw an absolute gem in the series finale with the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday, taking a no-hitter into the eighth inning of a 5-0 win. ***PHOTO1*** Teheran was...

Pittsburgh Pirates @ Atlanta Braves: Gameday 59
June 5th, 2013 at 10:36 AM
  Game #59 June 5, 2013 Pittsburgh Pirates Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 12:10 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast:SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Cloudy Temperature: 78°F - 80°F Wind: ESE 7 MPH Lineups: 1. Starling Marte, LF 2. Travis Snider, RF 3. Andrew McCutchen, CF 4. Garrett Jones, 1B 5. Neil Walker, 2B 6. Pedro Alvarez, 3B 7. Russell Martin, C 8. Clint Barmes, SS 9. Wandy Rodriguez, P 1. Andrelton Simmons, SS 2. Jason Heyward, RF 3....

Atlanta Braves Beat Pittsburgh Pirates in 10 on Andrelton Simmons Walk-off Double
June 5th, 2013 at 9:02 AM
The Atlanta Braves extended their winning streak to four games while riding the suddenly productive bats of Dan Uggla, Jason Heyward and B.J. Upton. But it was Andrelton Simmons who ultimately came through with a walk-off double in the 10-inning, 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates at Turner Field on...

Pittsburgh Pirates @ Atlanta Braves: Gameday 58
June 4th, 2013 at 5:27 PM
  Game #58 June 4, 2013 Pittsburgh Pirates Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 7:10 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast:SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 84°F - 78°F Wind: E 5 MPH Lineups: 1. Starling Marte, LF 2. Jordy Mercer, 2B 3. Andrew McCutchen, CF 4. Gaby Sanchez, 1B 5. Russell Martin, RF 6. Michael McKenry, C 7. Pedro Alvarez, 3B 8. Clint Barmes, SS 9. Jeff Locke, P 1. Andrelton Simmons, SS 2. Jason Heyward, RF 3....

Brian McCann Tallies 1,000th Hit in Atlanta Braves Win Over Pittsburgh Pirates
June 4th, 2013 at 8:55 AM
Eight years and six All-Star appearances in the making, Brian McCann recorded his 1,000th hit in the midst of an Atlanta Braves 7-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates at Turner Field on Monday. McCann hit a broken-bat single to left field off Pirates reliever Mike Zagurski to reach four digits in...

Evan Gattis Named National League Rookie of the Month Second Time in a Row
June 3rd, 2013 at 7:32 PM
After two months of the 2013 season, Evan Gattis has taken his second National League Rookie of the Month recognition for the month of May, according to the official Atlanta Braves Twitter, @Braves. ***PHOTO1*** Gattis led Major League rookies with 16 RBIs in May and he was tied for the rookie lead...

Pittsburgh Pirates @ Atlanta Braves: Gameday 57
June 3rd, 2013 at 5:16 PM
  Game #57 June 3, 2013 Pittsburgh Pirates Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 7:10 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast:SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 82°F - 74°F Wind: NNW 4 MPH Lineups: 1. Starling Marte, CF 2. Neil Walker, 2B 3. Garrett Jones, RF 4. Gaby Sanchez, 1B 5. Travis Snider, LF 6. Russell Martin, C 7. Pedro Alvarez, 3B 8. Clint Barmes, SS 9. A.J. Burnett, P 1. Andrelton Simmons, SS 2. Jason Heyward, RF 3. Justin Upton,...