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B.J. Upton Hits Walk-off Single in 10th Inning to Give Atlanta Braves Win Over Washington Nationals
June 2nd, 2013 at 12:24 AM
Atlanta Braves fans may finally get off the case of B.J. Upton, who had a two-hit performance including a walk-off single in the 10th inning to give the Braves a 2-1 win over the Washington Nationals Saturday night at Turner Field. ***PHOTO1*** Upton was setup for his at-bat when Henry Rodriguez walked...

Washington Nationals @ Atlanta Braves: Gameday 55
June 1st, 2013 at 5:58 PM
  Game #55 June 1, 2013 Washington Nationals Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 7:15 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: FOX Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 84°F - 78°F Wind: SE 8 MPH Lineups: 1. Denard Span, CF 2. Steve Lombardozzi, LF 3. Ryan Zimmerman, 3B 4. Adam LaRoche, 1B 5. Ian Desmond, SS 6. Roger Bernadina, RF 7. Danny Espinosa, 2B 8. Kurt Suzuki, C 9. Gio Gonzalez, P 1. Andrelton Simmons, SS 2. Jason Heyward, RF 3. Justin Upton, RF 4....

Atlanta Braves Give Minimal Support to Julio Teheran in Loss to Washington Nationals
June 1st, 2013 at 8:59 AM
Julio Teheran struck out a career-high nine batters in Friday's series opener with the Washington Nationals, but the Atlanta Braves couldn't support him despite getting into the Nats' bullpen early in a 3-2 loss at Turner Field. ***VIDEO1*** Stephen Strasburg was forced out of the game after just two innings with an...

Washington Nationals @ Atlanta Braves: Gameday 54
May 31st, 2013 at 4:45 PM
  Game #54 May 31, 2013 Washington Nationals Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 7:30 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 84°F - 78°F Wind: SE 9 MPH Lineups: 1. Denard Span, CF 2. Steve Lombardozzi, LF 3. Ryan Zimmerman, 3B 4. Adam LaRoche, 1B 5. Ian Desmond, SS 6. Roger Bernadina, RF 7. Danny Espinosa, 2B 8. Kurt Suzuki, C 9. Stephen Strasburg, P 1. Jason Heyward, CF 2. Ramiro Pena, SS 3. Justin Upton,...

Atlanta Braves not Fooled by Knuckleball, Blow Out Toronto Blue Jays
May 31st, 2013 at 7:35 AM
Fredi Gonzalez sat Dan Uggla, B.J. Upton and Jason Heyward for the series finale with the Toronto Blue Jays at Turner Field, and the Atlanta Braves ended up with a big 11-3 win. ***VIDEO1*** The new-look lineup provided a season-high 16 hits and a career-high four RBIs from Ramiro Pena as the...

Toronto Blue Jays @ Atlanta Braves: Gameday 53
May 30th, 2013 at 5:14 PM
  Game #53 May 30, 2013 Toronto Blue Jays Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 7:10 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 82°F - 76°F Wind: ESE 8 MPH Lineups: 1. Melky Cabrera, LF 2. Jose Bautista, RF 3. Edwin Encarnacion, 1B 4. Mark DeRosa, 3B 5. Colby Rasmus, CF 6. Maicer Izturis, SS 7. Emilio Bonafacio, 2B 8. Henry Blanco, C 9. R.A. Dickey, P 1. Jordan Schafer, CF 2. Andrelton Simmons,...

Atlanta Braves Designate Juan Francisco for Assignment, Promote Alex Wood
May 30th, 2013 at 3:31 PM
The Atlanta Braves bolstered their bullpen Thursday by calling up left-hander Alex Wood from Double-A Mississippi. To make room for Wood, the Braves designated Juan Francisco for assignment, Dave O'Brien tweets. ***PHOTO1*** Francisco hit .241 with five homers and 16 RBIs in 115 at-bats. He also struck out 43 times and hit...

Kris Medlen Leaves Early After Being Hit with Liner, Toronto Blue Jays Shutout Atlanta Braves
May 30th, 2013 at 9:06 AM
The Atlanta Braves were forced to work their understaffed bullpen more than they anticipated Wednesday night when Kris Medlen was hit in the leg by a comebacker. Atlanta's relief corps threw well, but the Braves also couldn't get the bats going in a 3-0 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays...

Toronto Blue Jays @ Atlanta Braves: Gameday 52
May 29th, 2013 at 5:55 PM
  Game #52 May 29, 2013 Toronto Blue Jays Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 7:10 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Sunny Temperature: 80°F - 75°F Wind: SE 8 MPH Lineups: 1. Melky Cabrera, LF 2. Jose Bautista, RF 3. Edwin Encarnacion, 1B 4. J.P. Arencibia, C 5. Colby Rasmus, CF 6. Maicer Izturis, 3B 7. Emilio Bonafacio, 2B 8. Munenori Kawasaki, SS 9. Esmil Rogers, P 1. Andrelton Simmons, SS 2. Jason Heyward,...

Atlanta Braves to Pay Homage to Negro Leagues, Civil Rights Movement Over Weekend
May 29th, 2013 at 8:41 AM
This weekend the Atlanta Braves will mark their Heritage Weekend in celebration of the Civil Rights movement. For Saturday's game with the Washington Nationals, both teams will don Negro Leagues throwback uniforms - the Braves as the Atlanta Black Crackers and the Nationals as the Homestead Grays, cbslocal.com reports. The entire...

Atlanta Braves Win Over Toronto Blue Jays as Brian McCann Hits Two Homers in 10-Inning
May 28th, 2013 at 7:01 PM
The Atlanta Braves will have a happy flight back to Turner Field after Brian McCann hit two go-ahead home runs in a 7-6, 10-inning win over the Toronto Blue Jays at the Rogers Centre on Tuesday. ***VIDEO1*** McCann's ninth career multi-homer game came at the expense of Toronto reliever Thad Weber, who...

Atlanta Braves @ Toronto Blue Jays: Gameday 51
May 28th, 2013 at 11:35 AM
  Game #51 May 28, 2013 Atlanta Braves Toronto Blue Jays Game Details Time: 12:37 PM EDT Stadium: Rogers Centre (Toronto, ON) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Dome Temperature: 70°F Wind: None Lineups: 1 – Jordan Schafer, CF 2 – Andrelton Simmons, SS 3 – Jason Heyward, RF 4 – Freddie Freeman, 1B 5 – Evan Gattis, C 6 – Brian McCann, DH 7 – Dan Uggla, 2B 8 – Juan Francisco, 3B 9 – Reed Johnson,...

Tim Hudson’s Struggles Continue, Toronto Blue Jays Rout Atlanta Braves
May 28th, 2013 at 7:53 AM
Tim Hudson has so far had a year he'd like to forget. The Atlanta Braves right-hander was battered again in a 9-3 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Memorial Day at the Rogers Centre. ***VIDEO1*** Hudson gave up six runs in six innings, including two homers among his eight hits. He...

Atlanta Braves @ Toronto Blue Jays: Gameday 50
May 27th, 2013 at 6:50 PM
  Game #50 May 27, 2013 Atlanta Braves Toronto Blue Jays Game Details Time: 7:07 PM EDT Stadium: Rogers Centre (Toronto, ON) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 65°F – 60°F Wind: SSE 7 MPH Lineups: 1 – Andrelton Simmons, SS 2 – Reed Johnson, RF 3 – Justin Upton, LF 4 – Freddie Freeman, 1B 5 – Evan Gattis, DH 6 – Brian McCann, C 7 – Dan Uggla, 2B 8 – Chris...

Atlanta Braves Pay Toronto Blue Jays Two-game Visit
May 27th, 2013 at 4:42 PM
The Atlanta Braves play a brief two-game stint with the Toronto Blue Jays starting Monday at the Rogers Centre before heading right back for two more games in Atlanta. The setup is indicative of the new interleague schedule caused by the Houston Astros switching leagues and putting 15 clubs in each...

Cory Gearrin Gives up Late Lead, New York Mets Snap Atlanta Braves Winning Streak
May 27th, 2013 at 8:38 AM
Working with a six-man bullpen has proven to be more challenging for the Atlanta Braves than originally thought. Cory Gearrin gave up three runs in the eighth inning as the New York Mets handed the Braves a 4-2 loss in the series finale Sunday at Citi Field, snapping thier eight-game...

Atlanta Braves @ New York Mets: Gameday 49
May 26th, 2013 at 7:19 PM
  Game #49 May 26, 2013 Atlanta Braves New York Mets Game Details Time: 8:05 PM EDT Stadium: Citi Field (Flushing, NY) Broadcast: ESPN Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 64°F – 58°F Wind: NW 18 MPH Lineups: 1 – Andrelton Simmons, SS 2 – Jason Heyward, RF 3 – Justin Upton, LF 4 – Freddie Freeman, 1B 5 – Dan Uggla, 2B 6 – Juan Francisco, 3B 7 – B.J. Upton, CF 8 – Gerald Laird, C 9 – Julio Teheran,...

Mike Minor Hits First Career Home Run in Atlanta Braves Win Over New York Mets
May 25th, 2013 at 11:37 PM
Mike Minor did it all in a 6-0 Atlanta Braves win over the New York Mets on Saturday at Citi Field. Not only did the lefty pick up the win; Minor also hit his first career homer to help the Braves to their seventh straight win. With two outs in the fifth...

Atlanta Braves V. New York Mets Game Suspended After Eighth Inning
May 25th, 2013 at 8:30 AM
Heavy rain forced the suspension of the series opener between the Atlanta Braves and New York Mets after a wild eighth inning that saw the Braves take the lead, only to give it right back. As it stands, the clubs are tied 5-5 going in to the ninth at Citi...

Atlanta Braves @ New York Mets: Gameday #47
May 24th, 2013 at 5:37 PM
  Game #47 May 24, 2013 Atlanta Braves New York Mets Game Details Time: 7:10 PM EDT Stadium: Citi Field (Flushing, NY) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Showers Temperature: 52°F – 54°F Wind: NW 18 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 – Juan Francisco, 3B 8 – B.J....