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Clayton Kershaw Dominates, Los Angeles Dodgers Take NLDS Game One from Atlanta Braves
October 4th, 2013 at 12:18 AM
Clayton Kershaw pitched like Clayton Kershaw, dominating over seven innings in the Los Angeles Dodgers' 6-1 win over the Atlanta Braves in game one of the National League Division Series at Turner Field. There just wasn't a whole lot the Braves could do against Kershaw's 12 strikeouts, nine of which came...

Los Angeles Dodgers at Atlanta Braves: NLDS Game 1 Starting Lineups
October 3rd, 2013 at 5:41 PM
  NLDS Game 1 October 3, 2013 Los Angeles Dodgers Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 8:37 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: TBS Game Conditions Weather: Clear Temperature: 72°F - 67°F Wind: SSE 2 MPH Lineups: 1. Carl Crawford, LF 2. Mark Ellis, 2B 3. Hanley Ramirez, SS 4. Adrian Gonzalez, 1B 5. Yasiel Puig, RF 6. Juan Uribe, 3B 7. Skip Schumaker, CF 8. A.J Ellis, C 9. Clayton Kershaw, P 1. Jason Heyward, CF 2....

Atlanta Braves 2014 Batting Practice Jerseys Leaked
October 3rd, 2013 at 2:06 PM
Major League Baseball's 2014 batting practice and Spring Training jerseys have been leaked, Uni-Watch reports. The Atlanta Braves are among seven teams with a new, ugly split color design. Batting practice jerseys and caps, made by Majestic, tend to rotate on three-year schedules. Teams got new BP caps last season, and...

The Case for the Atlanta Braves Over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League Division Series
October 3rd, 2013 at 9:05 AM
The Los Angeles Dodgers enter the National League Division Series as favorites over the Atlanta Braves with the vast majority of the media, but should that actually be so? Yes, the Dodgers have Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke pitching the first two games and Hanley Ramirez has just been ridiculous this...

Atlanta Braves Leave Dan Uggla Off National League Division Series Roster
October 2nd, 2013 at 3:05 PM
When the Atlanta Braves take the field Thursday for the first game of the National League Division Series with the Los Angeles Dodgers, they'll be doing it without Dan Uggla, who was left off the playoff roster after basically being terrible all year.   Dan Uggla, highest paid Atlanta Brave this year,...

Death of Atlanta Braves Fan Killed in Turner Field Fall Ruled a Suicide
October 2nd, 2013 at 8:40 AM
Ronald Lee Homer, Jr., a Conyers native and Atlanta Braves fan who died in a fall over a railing at Turner Field in August, has been ruled to have committed suicide, ajc.com reports. Homer died Aug. 12 after climbing over the railing and leaping to his death 85 feet below in...

Reports Circulate That Dan Uggla to Be Left Off Atlanta Braves National League Division Series Roster
October 1st, 2013 at 9:13 PM
In what should overjoy many fans, reports indicate that Dan Uggla will not be on the Atlanta Braves' roster during the National League Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, braves.com reports. The stats are horrific for a man making a team-high $13 million. Uggla hit .179 with 22 home runs in 136...

Atlanta Braves 2012 Draftees Named Minor Leaguers of the Year
October 1st, 2013 at 8:00 AM
Many people may not have heard of Josh Elander or Lucas Sims yet, save those who follow the Atlanta Braves farm system closer than your average fan. For those of you who have, it will come as no surprise that Elander and Sims were named Minor Leaguers of the Year. Sims...

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...

Philadelphia Phillies at Atlanta Braves: Game 161 Starting Lineups
September 28th, 2013 at 6:00 PM
  Game #161 September 28, 2013 Philadelphia Phillies Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 7:10 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Sunny Temperature: 72°F - 65°F Wind: E 6 MPH Lineups: 1. Cesar Hernandez, CF 2. Jimmy Rollins, SS 3. Chase Utley, 2B 4. Darin Ruf, 1B 5. Domonic Brown, LF 6. Cameron Rupp 7. Cody Asche, 3B 8. John Mayberry, RF 9. Ethan Martin, P 1. Jason Heyward, CF 2. Justin Upton, RF 3. Freddie Freeman, 1B 4....

Atlanta Braves Can Clinch Homefield Advantage with Help Saturday
September 28th, 2013 at 8:31 AM
With a magic number of two, the Atlanta Braves can clinch homefield advantage through the National League playoffs with a win and a St. Louis Cardinals loss Saturday. The Cardinals play the Chicago Cubs at 4:15, so the Braves should know if they can clinch homefield advantage early on in their...

Kris Medlen Outduels Cliff Lee, Atlanta Braves Move Magic Number for Homefield Advantage to Two
September 27th, 2013 at 11:52 PM
Kris Medlen carried a no-hitter into the sixth, just barely outdueling Cliff Lee in the Atlanta Braves' 1-0 thriller of a win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday. Medlen held the Phillies to two hits over his season-best eight innings to give him a 0.83 ERA over his last six starts. The...

Philadelphia Phillies at Atlanta Braves: Game 160 Starting Lineups
September 27th, 2013 at 5:54 PM
  Game #160 September 27, 2013 Philadelphia Phillies Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 7:30 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Sunny Temperature: 75°F - 66°F Wind: ESE 6 MPH Lineups: 1. Cesar Hernandez, CF 2. Jimmy Rollins, SS 3. Chase Utley, 2B 4. Carlos Ruiz, C 5. Domonic Brown, LF 6. Darin Ruf, 1B 7. Cody Asche, 3B 8. Roger Bernadina, RF 9. Cliff Lee, P 1. Jason Heyward, CF 2....

Atlanta Braves Lower National League Homefield Advantage Magic Number to Three
September 26th, 2013 at 10:28 PM
With just three games left in the regular season, the Atlanta Braves have lowered their magic number to clinch homefield advantage through the National League Championship series to three. With their win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday, the Braves tied the St. Louis Cardinals for the best record in the...

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...