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San Diego Padres at Atlanta Braves: Game 149 Starting Lineups
September 15th, 2013 at 1:08 PM
  Game #149 September 15, 2013 San Diego Padres Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 1:35 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 77°F - 81°F Wind: ESE 8 MPH Lineups: 1. Will Venable, RF 2. Alexi Amarista, CF 3. Jedd Gyorko, 2B 4. Chase Headley, 3B 5. Jesus Guzman, LF 6. Tommy Medica, 1B 7. Ronny Cedeno, SS 8. Nick Hundley, C 9. Burch Smith,...

Atlanta Braves Defeat San Diego Padres 2-1; Magic Number at 5
September 14th, 2013 at 10:09 PM
Kris Medlen pitched 7 1/3 innings of scoreless baseball and Freddie Freeman homered as the Atlanta Braves beat the San Diego Padres 2-1 Saturday night at Turner Field. The Braves magic number fell to five with the win. They maintain a 10.5 game lead over the second place Washington Nationals, who...

San Diego Padres at Atlanta Braves: Game 148 Starting Lineups
September 14th, 2013 at 5:42 PM
  Game #148 September 14, 2013 San Diego Padres Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 7:10 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 77°F - 69°F Wind: ESE 6 MPH Lineups: 1. Will Venable, CF 2. Chris Denorfia, RF 3. Jedd Gyorko, 2B 4. Chase Headley, 3B 5. Kyle Blanks, LF 6. Tommy Medica, 1B 7. Ronny Cedeno, SS 8. Rene Rivera, C 9. Robbie Erlin,...

Atlanta Braves Bullpen Blows Lead Over San Diego Padres, Costs David Hale Win in Debut
September 13th, 2013 at 11:33 PM
David Hale was nearly flawless in his Major League debut, but the Atlanta Braves bullpen couldn't hold onto a three-run lead in a 4-3 loss to the San Diego Padres at Turner Field on Friday. ***VIDEO1*** Hale, who set a franchise record with nine strikeouts in his Braves debut, held the Padres...

San Diego Padres at Atlanta Braves: Game 147 Starting Lineups
September 13th, 2013 at 5:56 PM
  Game #147 September 13, 2013 San Diego Padres Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 7:30 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 80°F - 70°F Wind: NNW 11 MPH Lineups: 1. Will Venable, CF 2. Chris Denorfia, RF 3. Jedd Gyorko, 2B 4. Chase Headley, 3B 5. Kyle Blanks, LF 6. Tommy Medica, 1B 7. Ronny Cedeno, SS 8. Rene Rivera, C 9. Ian Kennedy,...

Atlanta Braves Hope to Shrink Magic Number in Home Series Against San Diego Padres
September 13th, 2013 at 10:00 AM
The Atlanta Braves' magic number currently sits at 6 games, after taking 3 of 4 games in Miami against the Marlins. As the Braves head home to take on the San Diego Padres, they hope to lower that number another 3 games over the weekend. The Braves are currently 0-3 on...

Core of Atlanta Braves’ Lineup Comes up Big in Win Over Miami Marlins, Magic Number Cut to Six
September 12th, 2013 at 4:22 PM
The Atlanta Braves trimmed their magic number to six, relying on their big boppers in the middle of the lineup and a strong spot start by Freddy Garcia to beat the Miami Marlins 6-1 in the series finale. The Braves pounded Marlins starter Brian Flynn early, torching him for four runs...

Jose Fernandez Homers, Benches Clear in Atlanta Braves’ Loss to Miami Marlins
September 11th, 2013 at 10:04 PM
The Atlanta Braves were already trailling in their 5-2 loss to the Miami Marlins on Wednesday, but things got dicey in the sixth inning when pitcher Jose Fernandez hit the first homer of his career and the benches cleared. ***VIDEO1*** After Chris Johnson and Fernandez had words between innings, Fernandez started the...

Atlanta Braves at Miami Marlins: Game 145 Starting Lineups
September 11th, 2013 at 6:20 PM
  Game #145 September 11, 2013 Atlanta Braves Miami Marlins Game Details Time: 7:10 PM EDT Stadium: Marlins Park (Miami, FL) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Cloudy Temperature: 77°F - 80°F Wind: SE 6 MPH Lineups: 1. Jordan Schafer, CF 2. Justin Upton, RF 3. Freddie Freeman, 1B 4. Evan Gattis, LF 5. Brian McCann, C 6. Chris Johnson, 3B 7. Andrelton Simmons, SS 8. Elliot Johnson, 2B 9. Mike Minor, P 1. Adeiny Hechavarria, SS 2. Placido Polanco,...

Atlanta Braves Move Magic Number to Seven with Win Over Miami Marlins
September 10th, 2013 at 11:20 PM
It took Julio Teheran an inning to settle in, but when he did, the effort was good enough to lead the Atlanta Braves to a 4-3 win over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday at Marlins Park, cutting their magic number to win the National League East to seven. Having been given...

Atlanta Braves at Miami Marlins: Game 144 Starting Lineups
September 10th, 2013 at 6:16 PM
  Game #144 September 10, 2013 Atlanta Braves Miami Marlins Game Details Time: 7:10 PM EDT Stadium: Marlins Park (Miami, FL) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 83°F - 81°F Wind: ENE 12 MPH Lineups: 1. Jordan Schafer, CF 2. Justin Upton, RF 3. Freddie Freeman, 1B 4. Evan Gattis, LF 5. Brian McCann, C 6. Chris Johnson, 3B 7. Andrelton Simmons, SS 8. Elliot Johnson, 2B 9. Julio Teheran, P 1. Chris Coghlan,...

Atlanta Braves Release Tentative 2014 Schedule
September 10th, 2013 at 3:28 PM
The Atlanta Braves officially announced their schedule for their 2014 campaign today, outlining when and where they would play, albeit without game times, which are expected to be finalized later during the off-season. The Braves will open the season with two away series, in Milwaukee and Washington respectively, before returning to...

Atlanta Braves at Miami Marlins: Game 143 Starting Lineups
September 9th, 2013 at 6:09 PM
  Game #143 September 9, 2013 Atlanta Braves Miami Marlins Game Details Time: 7:10 PM EDT Stadium: Marlins Park (Miami, FL) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Mostly Cloudy Temperature: 83°F - 81°F Wind: E 9 MPH Lineups: 1. Jordan Schafer, CF 2. Justin Upton, RF 3. Freddie Freeman, 1B 4. Evan Gattis, LF 5. Brian McCann, C 6. Chris Johnson, 3B 7. Andrelton Simmons, SS 8. Elliot Johnson, 2B 9. Kris Medlen, P     1. Chris Coghlan,...

Atlanta Braves Travel to Miami to Take on Marlins
September 9th, 2013 at 1:30 PM
The Atlanta Braves had a rough weekend in Philadelphia, receiving their first series sweep at the hands of the Phillies since dropping three to the San Diego Padres in early June. The Braves seemed to have lost all of their late inning mojo in the most recent series with the Phillies,...

Atlanta Braves to Call up Catcher Christian Bethancourt
September 9th, 2013 at 8:25 AM
The Atlanta Braves are planning to call up catcher Christian Bethancourt from Double-A Mississippi on Monday, Tom Hart reports.   Braves will call up Catcher Christian Bethancourt today. 21 year-old hit .277/12/45 at Double A Mississippi this year. — Tom Hart (@tom_hart) September 9, 2013 Bethancourt is known for his defense, and his .277...

Atlanta Braves at Philadelphia Phillies: Game 142 Starting Lineups
September 8th, 2013 at 1:14 PM
  Game #142 September 8, 2013 Atlanta Braves Philadelphia Phillies Game Details Time: 1:35 PM EDT Stadium: Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia, PA) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Mostly Sunny Temperature: 83°F - 81°F Wind: N 8 MPH Lineups: 1. B.J. Upton, CF 2. Andrelton Simmons, SS 3. Freddie Freeman, 1B 4. Chris Johnson, 3B 5. Evan Gattis, LF 6. Gerald Laird, C 7. Dan Uggla, 2B 8. Joey Terdoslavich, RF 9. Paul Maholm, P 1. Cesar...

Atlanta Braves at Philadelphia Phillies: Game 141 Starting Lineups
September 7th, 2013 at 6:14 PM
  Game #141 September 7, 2013 Atlanta Braves Philadelphia Phillies Game Details Time: 7:05 PM EDT Stadium: Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia, PA) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 76°F - 68°F Wind: SW 6 MPH Lineups: 1. B.J. Upton, CF 2. Justin Upton, RF 3. Freddie Freeman, 1B 4. Evan Gattis, LF 5. Brian McCann, C 6. Chris Johnson, 3B 7. Dan Uggla, 2B 8. Andrelton Simmons, SS 9. Alex Wood, P 1....

Cliff Lee Outduels Mike Minor, Atlanta Braves Fall to Philadelphia Phillies
September 6th, 2013 at 11:32 PM
Mike Minor was good in the series opener between the Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies Friday night, but Cliff Lee was better, sending the Braves to a 2-1 loss at Citizens Bank Park. With two outs in the seventh, Minor made his only mistake when Cody Asche hit a go-ahead two-run homer,...

Atlanta Braves at Philadelphia Phillies: Game 140 Starting Lineups
September 6th, 2013 at 6:34 PM
  Game #140 September 6, 2013 Atlanta Braves Philadelphia Phillies Game Details Time: 7:05 PM EDT Stadium: Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia, PA) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Clear Temperature: 70°F - 63°F Wind: NNW 4 MPH Lineups: 1. B.J. Upton, CF 2. Justin Upton, RF 3. Freddie Freeman, 1B 4. Evan Gattis, LF 5. Brian McCann, C 6. Chris Johnson, 3B 7. Dan Uggla, 2B 8. Andrelton Simmons, SS 9. Mike Minor, P 1. Cesar...

Atlanta Braves May Want to Consider Using First Initial for Chris Johnson, Elliot Johnson, Reed Johnson
September 6th, 2013 at 8:52 AM
The Atlanta Braves have three players with the last name Johnson and two with Upton. Telling by this photo on Twitter, it may be time for the Braves to use a first initial to differentiate Chris Johnson, Elliot Johnson and Reed Johnson.   @Braves Brought to you by Johnson & Johnson...& Johnson...