Category: ‘Braves 101 Features’

Atlanta Braves Begin Homestand with Miami Marlins
August 9th, 2013 at 10:45 AM
Make no bones about it, the Atlanta Braves are the hottest team in baseball right now. Currently riding a 13-game winning streak, today the Braves will begin a homestand with the cellar-dwelling Miami Marlins. Coming into the next two series, the Braves find themselves with a very comfortable 15.5 game division...

Atlanta Braves Rally Late, Beat Washington Nationals for 13th Straight Win
August 7th, 2013 at 11:26 PM
That's a clown sweep, bro. The Atlanta Braves, fueled by clutch hits by Jason Heyward and Justin Upton, finished off a sweep of the Washington Nationals, beating them 6-3 on Wednesday to extend their winning streak to 13 games. The Nationals had tied the game in the seventh on Ian Desmond's...

Frank Wren Condemns Atlanta Braves Twitter War with Washington Nationals
August 7th, 2013 at 7:26 PM
Atlanta Braves general manager Frank Wren wasn't happy with how his public relations team handled last night's altercation with Bryce Harper and the Washington Nationals. When Julio Teheran plunked Harper in the fifth inning, Harper took exception, leading to the following exchange.   @Braves Which part, giving up the home run, or...

Atlanta Braves at Washington Nationals: Game 115 Starting Lineups
August 7th, 2013 at 6:25 PM
  Game #115 August 7, 2013 Atlanta Braves Washington Nationals Game Details Time: 7:05 PM EDT Stadium: Nationals Park (Washington, DC) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Mostly Cloudy Temperature: 82°F - 78°F Wind: S 10 MPH Lineups: 1. Jason Heyward, RF 2. Justin Upton, LF 3. Freddie Freeman, 1B 4. Brian McCann, C 5. Chris Johnson, 3B 6. Dan Uggla, 2B 7. B.J. Upton, CF 8. Andrelton Simmons, SS 9. Kris Medlen, P 1. Denard Span, CF 2. Ryan Zimmerman, 3B 3. Bryce Harper, LF 4. Jayson Werth, RF 5. Adam LaRoche, 1B 6. Ian Desmond,...

Evan Gattis Provides Key Hit, Atlanta Braves Beat Washington Nationals for 12th Straight Win
August 6th, 2013 at 11:09 PM
When you're hot, you're hot. The Atlanta Braves happen to be hot, riding Evan Gattis' two-run single to beat the Washington Nationals 2-1 on Tuesday at Nationals Park. Gattis was only in the game because Jason Heyward strained a muscle in his neck in the first inning, so he was batting in...