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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....

Atlanta Braves Take Six-game Winning Streak on Visit to New York Mets
May 24th, 2013 at 4:11 PM
The Atlanta Braves are riding a hot six-game winning streak into Citi Field for a three-game series with the New York Mets this weekend. The Braves run up against an even 13-13 road record and have lost 10 of their last 14 road games, but swept two straight three-game series on...

Could Atlanta Braves Be Interested in Brian Wilson?
May 23rd, 2013 at 4:01 PM
The obvious need for the Atlanta Braves is a left-handed reliever, but more specifically a quality setup man now that both Eric O'Flaherty and Jonny Venters are out for the year. Braves general manager Frank Wren is known to make unexpected moves, so could that involve signing Brian Wilson to...

Jake “the Snake” Roberts Sings “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” at Turner Field: Video
May 23rd, 2013 at 8:24 AM
Jake "the Snake" Roberts of World Wrestling Federation fame sang "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" during last Friday's game between the Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Dodgers at Turner Field. It just so happens that we have video for you wrestling fans. ***VIDEO1*** Roberts is credited with innovating the DDT maneuver...

Atlanta Braves Blow Past Minnesota Twins with Evan Gattis Grand Slam
May 22nd, 2013 at 4:29 PM
The legend of Evan Gattis refuses to fade. The day after he hit a game-tying home run, Gattis hit his first career grand slam to power the Atlanta Braves to an 8-3 win and a three-game of the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday afternoon at Turner Field. ***VIDEO1*** The Braves teed off on...

Freddie Freeman’s Walk-off Single in 10th Gives Atlanta Braves Win Over Minnesota Twins
May 22nd, 2013 at 8:49 AM
The Atlanta Braves delivered even more late-inning heroics Tuesday night at Turner Field, despite a 77-minute delay due to rain and power outages. Evan Gattis and his game-tying homer in the ninth and a walk-off single by Freddie Freeman pushed the Braves to a 5-4 win over the Minnesota Twins...

Minnesota Twins @ Atlanta Braves: Braves Gameday #45
May 21st, 2013 at 5:57 PM
Game #45 May 21st, 2013 Minnesota Twins Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 7:10 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 75°F – 82°F Wind: SE 2-4 MPH Lineups: 1 – Jamey Carroll, 2B 2 – Joe Mauer, C 3 – Josh Willingham, LF 4 – Justin Morneau, 1B 5 – Trevor Plouffe, 3B 6 – Ryan Doumit, RF 7 – Aaron...

Atlanta Braves to Wear Camouflage for Memorial Day
May 21st, 2013 at 3:50 PM
In an unannounced move, the Atlanta Braves and every other Major League Baseball team will done jerseys featuring camouflage logos and numbers on Memorial Day. In the product description of the jerseys available on mlb.com, it reads, "As worn on-field Memorial Day May 27, 2013." The camo pattern is that of...

Report: Atlanta Braves in Market for Left-Handed Reliever
May 21st, 2013 at 12:30 PM
With the loss of lefty relief pitchers Eric O'Flaherty and Jonny Venters to Tommy John surgery, the Atlanta Braves are down to one left-handed arm in their bullpen in the form of Luis Avilan. Ken Rosenthal reports that the Braves are already shopping for a good southpaw for their bullpen...

Julio Teheran Throws Gem, Atlanta Braves Take First Game from Minnesota Twins
May 21st, 2013 at 9:12 AM
Julio Teheran further proved why so much was made of his prospect status in Monday's opener with the Minnesota Twins. Teheran put together the best start of his young career in an Atlanta Braves 5-1 win at Turner Field. Teheran went 8 1/3 innings and threw 122 pitches, both career highs,...

Atlanta Braves Look to Stay Hot, Host Minnesota Twins
May 20th, 2013 at 4:12 PM
The Atlanta Braves look to continue their three-game winning streak when the Minnesota Twins make their first trip that counts to Turner Field. Other than a Spring Training in 2011, the last time the Twins were in Atlanta was for the Braves' Game 5 win of the 1991 World Series. The...

Atlanta Braves Win Third Straight in Comeback Fashion, Sweep Los Angeles Dodgers
May 19th, 2013 at 10:47 PM
The Atlanta Braves have made their tough roadtrip a distant memory after staging a late-inning comeback for the third straight night, taking a 5-2 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers to complete a three-game sweep at Turner Field. Contrary to Friday and Saturday's wins, the Braves actually won a game without...

Atlanta Braves Beat Los Angeles Dodgers Due to Hits Made by Evan Gattis and Andrelton Simmons
May 19th, 2013 at 12:26 AM
In what looked like another shutout loss by the Atlanta Braves, Evan Gattis and Andrelton Simmons hit back-to-back home runs in the eighth inning to propel the Atlanta Braves past the Los Angeles Dodgers in a 3-1 final Saturday at Turner Field. ***VIDEO1*** Down 1-0 going into the eighth inning, Gattis hit a...

Justin Upton Hits Go-ahead Grand Slam, Atlanta Braves Beat Los Angeles Dodgers
May 18th, 2013 at 9:08 AM
Jason Heyward played for the first time in nearly a month on Friday for the Atlanta Braves, but Justin Upton stole the show with a go-ahead grand slam in an 8-5 win in the series opener with the Los Angeles Dodgers at Turner Field. ***VIDEO1*** Upton's mammo homer was his Major League-leading...

Atlanta Braves Host Los Angeles Dodgers in First Game Back for Jason Heyward
May 17th, 2013 at 5:33 PM
The Atlanta Braves, tired from being on the road more than any other Major League ball club, will finally have their entire projected 2013 lineup when Jason Heyward returns and they host the Los Angeles Dodgers in a three-game set at Turner Field. Heyward was reinstated from the disabled list Friday...

Atlanta Braves Prospect J.R. Graham to See Specialist for Shoulder
May 16th, 2013 at 8:47 AM
In what likely sounds like a bigger deal than it is, Atlanta Braves pitching prospect J.R. Graham is headed to Atlanta to hvae his bothersome right shoulder examined by the team orthopedist, ajc.com reports. ***VIDEO1*** Graham exited Double-A Mississippi's game on Monday prior to the third inning with soreness in his shoulder....

Arizona Diamondbacks Take Rubber Game from Atlanta Braves
May 15th, 2013 at 10:45 PM
The Atlanta Braves failed to end their 10-game road trip with a .500 record, dropping the final game of their series with the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-3 at Chase Field. The middle innings came back to bite Tim Hudson when he allowed the D-Backs to put up four runs in the fifth...

Odd Play on Chopper Costs Atlanta Braves Against Arizona Diamondbacks
May 15th, 2013 at 9:06 AM
The Atlanta Braves ran into a brick wall known as Patrick Corbin in Tuesday's 2-0 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field, but a strangely misplayed chopper turned double turned out to be the difference. With a runner on first, Julio Teheran and Freddie Freeman both broke for a one-out...