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San Francisco Giants Score Six in Fourth Inning, Roll Past Atlanta Braves
May 11th, 2013 at 9:15 AM
Nothing seemed to go right for Tim Hudson in the fourth inning, when the San Francisco Giants scored six runs on the way to an 8-2 win over the Atlanta Braves in the second game of the series on Friday at AT&T Park. The Giants used five straight hits to begin...

Craig Kimbrel Notches 100th Save in Atlanta Braves Win Over San Francisco Giants
May 10th, 2013 at 8:29 AM
Craig Kimbrel recorded his 100th save Thursday night at AT&T park, becoming the second youngest pitcher to do so, as the Atlanta Braves beat the San Francisco Giants 6-3 in the series opener. Kimbrel, who made his first appearance since giving up consecutive homers on Tuesday in a loss to the...

Atlanta Braves Visit San Francisco Giants for Four-game Series
May 9th, 2013 at 5:25 PM
The Atlanta Braves, fresh off a series win over the Cincinnati Reds, roll into AT&T Park for a four-game series with the San Francisco Giants starting Thursday night. The Giants sit half a game behind the Braves for the second best record in the National League, but they narrowly escaped being...

Dan Uggla Homers Twice, Juan Francisco Hits Grand Slam in Atlanta Braves Win Over Cincinnati Reds
May 8th, 2013 at 4:54 PM
The Atlanta Braves were back to their home run happy ways Wednesday afternoon at Great American Ballpark. Dan Uggla hit two solo homers and Juan Francisco broke open the game with a grand slam in a 7-2 over the Cincinnati Reds. ***VIDEO1*** The homers gave Uggla seven for the year in the...

Cincinnati Reds Hit Consecutive Homers Off Craig Kimbrel, Beat Atlanta Braves
May 8th, 2013 at 8:12 AM
The Cincinnati Reds stunned the Atlanta Braves Tuesday by belting back-to-back home runs off Craig Kimbrel in the ninth, one by Shin-Soo Choo to give the Reds a 5-4 win at Great American Ballpark. ***VIDEO1*** Kimbrel struck out the first two batters he faced when he entered with a 4-3 lead before grooving a fastball...

Atlanta Braves to Make up Rained Out Game with New York Mets on June 18
May 7th, 2013 at 3:29 PM
Saturday's rained out game between the Atlanta Braves and New York Mets has been rescheduled as a split doubleheader on June 18 at Turner Field. The make up game will be played at 1:10 p.m. before that night's 7:10 p.m. game. Ticket holders of Saturday's game can use those tickets for the first...

Andrelton Simmons’ Two Homers Power Atlanta Braves Past Cincinnati Reds
May 7th, 2013 at 9:03 AM
Monday's series opener with the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ballpark couldn't have gone any better for the Atlanta Braves. They rode a solid start by Paul Maholm and two home runs by Andrelton Simmons to a 7-4 win. ***VIDEO1*** Simmons went 3-for-4 with two homers and a career-best four RBIs in...

Atlanta Braves Get Brian McCann Back for Series with Cincinnati Reds
May 6th, 2013 at 3:51 PM
Brian McCann returns from the disabled list Monday, just in time for the series opener between the Atlanta Braves and Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ballpark. The Braves come refreshed from an unexpected day off on Saturday and a win on Sunday, while the Reds are winners of three straight and...

Brian McCann Comes Off Disabled List, Atlanta Braves Option Tyler Pastornicky to Minors
May 6th, 2013 at 8:45 AM
With All-Star catcher Brian McCann coming off the disabled list in time for the series opener with the Cincinnati Reds, the Atlanta Braves have made room for him by optioning Tyler Pastornicky to Triple-A Gwinnett, ajc.com reports. McCann appears ready after offseason shoulder surgery, having gone 8-for-23 with a double and...

Tim Hudson, Freddie Freeman Lead Atlanta Braves Past New York Mets
May 5th, 2013 at 7:24 PM
The Atlanta Braves took advantage of their day off via rainout on Saturday to stick it to the New York Mets on Sunday, using a five-run inning to split the series in a 9-5 final at Turner Field. Atlanta converted seven Mets walks into five runs while torching Jonathan Niese for...

Game Between Atlanta Braves, New York Mets Postponed Due to Weather
May 4th, 2013 at 3:29 PM
Saturday night's game between the New York Mets and Atlanta Braves at Turner Field has been postponed. With it currently raining in Atlanta and heavy rain forecasted through the night, the Braves have postponed the 7:10 p.m. game. No makeup date has been announced yet. The rainout is the 17th in Turner...

Atlanta Braves Bullpen Blows Leads, Loses to New York Mets in 10 Innings
May 4th, 2013 at 9:08 AM
The Atlanta Braves bullpen was in rare form Friday night at Turner Field, giving up four runs and blowing two saves in a 10-inning, 7-5 loss to the New York Mets in the series opener. ***VIDEO1*** An RBI-single by Ruben Tejada off Jordan Walden in the 10th inning proved insurmountable for Atlanta,...

Atlanta Braves Need Production Against New York Mets
May 3rd, 2013 at 2:42 PM
The New York Mets will pay a three-game visit to Turner Field to play a scuffling Atlanta Braves team. The good news is that the Mets are playing even worse than the Braves right now. The Mets enter Friday's opener having lost 11 of their last 15 games, while the Braves...

Evan Gattis Named National League Rookie of the Month
May 3rd, 2013 at 11:00 AM
Tack another happening to the crazy story of Evan Gattis. The Atlanta Braves catcher has been named the National League Rookie of the Month for April. ***VIDEO1*** Gattis led Major League rookies with six home runs, 16 RBIs, a .566 slugging percentage and 43 total bases while hitting .250. He also led the...

Atlanta Braves Continue Offensive Struggles, Split Series with Washington Nationals
May 3rd, 2013 at 8:56 AM
The Atlanta Braves fell short in their second opportunity to win their four-game series with the Washington Nationals and were forced to settle for a split. Their offensive struggles continued in the 3-1 loss at Turner Field. Kris Medlen was solid over seven innings, giving up three runs over seven innings,...

Justin Upton Named National League Player of the Month for April
May 2nd, 2013 at 10:45 PM
The Atlanta Braves got a lot of help from Justin Upton on the way to the best record in the National League in April, and he was recognized for it by being named the NL Player of the of Month. ***VIDEO1*** Upton, acquired in January via a trade with the Arizona Diamondbacks,...

MLB Network Employee Collapses, Dies at Turner Field
May 1st, 2013 at 11:34 PM
In a tragic turn to the four-game series between the Atlanta Braves and Washington Nationals, foxsports.com reports that Reuben Porras of Newna, Ga., collapsed at Turner Field on Wednesday and later died at an area hospital. Porras, 61, was setting up for MLB Network's broadcast of the Braves-Nationals game on Thursday when...

Tim Hudson Homers En Route to 200th Win, Atlanta Braves Beat Washington Nationals
May 1st, 2013 at 9:02 AM
Tim Hudson joined a special club on Tuesday by winning his 200th game - and hitting a home run in support of it - as the Atlanta Braves took the second game of their series with the Washington Nationals by an 8-1 final at Turner Field. Hudson threw seven innings, giving...

Atlanta Braves Play Small Ball, Beat Washington Nationals in Opener
April 30th, 2013 at 8:51 AM
Returning home from a grueling road trip made all the difference for the Atlanta Braves, who turned four lead-off walks into three runs to beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 in the series opener at Turner Field on Monday. ***VIDEO1*** The Braves worked four walks off Nationals starter Stephen Strasburg, who was chased...

Atlanta Braves Look to Right Ship Against Washington Nationals
April 29th, 2013 at 4:09 PM
After being swept by the Detroit Tigers and going 3-7 on their road trip, the Atlanta Braves limp back to Turner Field for a four-game set with the Washington Nationals, who only picked up one game during the Braves skid by going 4-6 over their last 10 games and remain...