Category: ‘Braves 101 Features’

Los Angeles Dodgers’ Matt Kemp Out for National League Division Series, Entirety of Playoffs
September 30th, 2013 at 8:26 AM
The Atlanta Braves won't have to worry about facing Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp, who is out for the rest of the season with a left ankle injury, the Associated Press reports. Kemp has already missed 52 games while being on the disabled list because of said ankle, but an...

Fredi Gonzalez Needs to Leave Dan Uggla, B.J. Upton Off Atlanta Braves Playoff Roster
September 29th, 2013 at 10:18 PM
There hasn't been a lot of talk surrounding which position players Fredi Gonzalez will carry on the Atlanta Braves' playoff roster, but if one thing is clear, it's that B.J. Upton and Dan Uggla should be left off for the National League Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The reasons...

Atlanta Braves Lose Homefield Advantage Despite Win Over Philadelphia Phillies
September 29th, 2013 at 5:54 PM
The Atlanta Braves got the win they needed over the Philadelphia Phillies in the series finale Sunday, but they didn't get a St. Louis Cardinals loss to the Chicago Cubs, so they'll host the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League Division Series. The Braves pounded the Phillies in a 12-5...

Philadelphia Phillies at Atlanta Braves: Game 162 Starting Lineups
September 29th, 2013 at 1:01 PM
  Game #162 September 29, 2013 Philadelphia Phillies Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 1:35 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 72°F - 74°F Wind: E 6 MPH Lineups: 1. Cesar Hernandez, CF 2. Jimmy Rollins, SS 3. Chase Utley, 2B 4. Domonic Brown, LF 5. Kevin Frandsen, 1B 6. Cody Asche, 3B 7. Erik Kratz, C 8. Roger Bernadina, RF 9. Zach Miner, P 1. Jason Heyward, CF 2. Justin Upton, RF 3. Freddie...

Atlanta Braves Need Help to Clinch Homefield Advantage
September 28th, 2013 at 11:40 PM
With their 5-4 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday, the Atlanta Braves have fallen a game behind the St. Louis Cardinals for homefield advantage in the National League playoffs. Three Atlanta errors proved costly, while the Cardinals thumped the Chicago Cubs again. The upside is that the Braves own the tiebreaker...