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Atlanta Braves Fall Half-game Behind St. Louis Cardinals for National League Homefield Advantage
September 25th, 2013 at 10:57 PM
After only mustering two hits in a shutout loss to the Milwaukee Brewers, the Atlanta Braves now have the National League's second best record, falling a half game behind the St. Louis Cardinals in their quest for homefield advantage. The Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals on Wednesday afternoon, which, combined with Atlanta's...

Milwaukee Brewers at Atlanta Braves: Game 158 Starting Lineups
September 25th, 2013 at 6:39 PM
  Game #158 September 25, 2013 Milwaukee Brewers Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 7:10 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Cloudy Temperature: 67°F - 65°F Wind: E 6 MPH Lineups: 1. Norichika Aoki, RF 2. Carlos Gomez, CF 3. Jonathan Lucroy, C 4. Aramis Ramirez, 3B 5. Khris Davis, LF 6. Jeff Bianchi, SS 7. Sean Halton, 1B 8. Scooter Gennett, 2B 9. Kyle Lohse, P 1. Andrelton Simmons, SS 2. Justin Upton, RF 3. Freddie Freeman, 1B 4. Evan...

Atlanta Braves Walk-Off with Win Over Milwaukee Brewers
September 24th, 2013 at 10:58 PM
Andrelton Simmons hit a ninth inning walk-off single that scored Justin Upton with the winning run as the Atlanta Braves defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 Tuesday night at Turner Field in Atlanta. ***PHOTO1*** Freddy Garcia allowed two runs through 6 2/3 innings for the Braves, who inch closer to home field advantage for...

Atlanta Braves Still Fighting for Home Field Advantage
September 24th, 2013 at 12:58 PM
With the National League East division title in their possession, the Atlanta Braves must keep winning in order to obtain the coveted home field advantage for the duration of the NL playoffs. At 92-64, the Braves currently have the NL's best record, but only by a half game margin over the...

Atlanta Braves Rejected Trade Deadline Offer from Texas Rangers for Justin Upton
September 24th, 2013 at 8:16 AM
In what would have been the biggest trade of the year, the Atlanta Braves were approached by the Texas Rangers just before July's trade deadline with a blockbuster deal involving Justin Upton, Bob Nigtengale reports. The move would have made up for the 50-game Biogenesis steroid suspension of Nelson Cruz, who...