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Cleveland Indians at Atlanta Braves: Game 131 Starting Lineups
August 27th, 2013 at 6:35 PM
  Game #131 August 27, 2013 Cleveland Indians Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 7:10 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 83°F - 76°F Wind: NW 5 MPH Lineups: 1. Michael Bourn, CF 2. Nick Swisher, 1B 3. Jason Kipnis, 2B 4. Carlos Santana, C 5. Mike Aviles, 3B 6. Asdrubal Cabrera, SS 7. Michael Brantley, LF 8. Drew Stubbs, RF 9. Danny Salazar, P 1. Jordan Schafer, CF 2....

Atlanta Braves Kick Off Homestand with Three Games Series Against the Cleveland Indians
August 27th, 2013 at 2:29 PM
After coming off a difficult road trip that cost the Atlanta Braves their star right-fielder, Jason Heyward, for the rest of the regular season, and while also dropping three of four games in St. Louis against the Cardinals, the Braves are happy to kick off a nine game home stand...

Atlanta Braves Avoid Sweep, Take Series Finale from St. Louis Cardinals
August 25th, 2013 at 6:20 PM
Another fine start by Mike MInor, combined with the efforts of a B-team lineup allowed the Atlanta Braves to snap their three-game losing streak and prevent a four-game sweep at the hands of the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday, taking a 5-2 win at Busch Stadium. Minor gave up six hits...

Bats Quiet as Atlanta Braves Fall to St. Louis Cardinals 6-2
August 24th, 2013 at 10:15 PM
St. Louis Cardinals starter Shelby Miller turned in another strong pitching performance, only allowing one run, courtesy of a Freddie Freeman homer, as St. Louis defeated the Atlanta Braves 6-2 Saturday night at Busch Stadium. Miller (12-8, 2.90) pitched seven innings and Carlos Beltran added three hits and two runs batted...

Atlanta Braves at St. Louis Cardinals: Game 129 Starting Lineups
August 24th, 2013 at 3:53 PM
  Game #129 August 24, 2013 Atlanta Braves St. Louis Cardinals Game Details Time: 7:10 PM EDT Stadium: Busch Stadium (St. Louis, MO) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Sunny Temperature: 87°F - 81°F Wind: SE 7 MPH Lineups: 1. Jordan Schafer, LF 2. Justin Upton, RF 3. Freddie Freeman, 1B 4. Chris Johnson, 3B 5. Brian McCann, C 6. Andrelton Simmons, SS 7. B.J. Upton, CF 8. Elliot Johnson, 2B 9. Julio Teheran, P     1. Matt...

Atlanta Braves at St. Louis Cardinals: Game 128 Starting Lineups
August 23rd, 2013 at 6:52 PM
  Game #128 August 23, 2013 Atlanta Braves St. Louis Cardinals Game Details Time: 8:15 PM EDT Stadium: Busch Stadium (St. Louis, MO) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Mostly Sunny Temperature: 87°F - 76°F Wind: ENE 7 MPH Lineups: 1. Jordan Schafer, LF 2. Justin Upton, RF 3. Freddie Freeman, 1B 4. Chris Johnson, 3B 5. Brian McCann, C 6. Andrelton Simmons, SS 7. B.J. Upton, CF 8. Elliot Johnson, 2B 9. Kris Medlen, P     1....

Atlanta Braves Acquire Freddy Garcia from Baltimore Orioles
August 23rd, 2013 at 4:14 PM
The Atlanta Braves, concerned with Brandon Beachy's health, have traded for Freddy Garcia from the Baltimore Orioles for cash considerations, multiple sources report. The 36-year-old righty struggled in Baltimore this season with a 5.77 ERA and 3-5 record before being optioned to Triple-A Norfolk in June. He performed much better in...

Atlanta Braves at St. Louis Cardinals: Game 127 Starting Lineups
August 22nd, 2013 at 6:22 PM
  Game #127 August 22, 2013 Atlanta Braves St. Louis Cardinals Game Details Time: 8:10 PM EDT Stadium: Busch Stadium (St. Louis, MO) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Mostly Cloudy Temperature: 84°F - 78°F Wind: NE 7 MPH Lineups: 1. Jordan Schafer, CF 2. Justin Upton, RF 3. Freddie Freeman, 1B 4. Chris Johnson, 3B 5. Brian McCann, C 6. Evan Gattis, C 7. Andrelton Simmons, SS 8. Elliot Johnson, 2B 9. Paul Maholm, P 1. Matt Carpenter,...

Atlanta Braves Begin 4 Game Series with St. Louis Cardinals
August 22nd, 2013 at 3:45 PM
The Atlanta Braves look to take on the St. Louis Cardinals in a 4 game series at Busch Stadium. The Atlanta Braves are still the only team in baseball under 50 losses. The Braves flew from Flushings, New York, to St. Louis, Missouri after a 2 game set with the New...

Chris Johnson Tenth Inning Homer Leads Atlanta Braves Over New York Mets
August 21st, 2013 at 4:27 PM
The Atlanta Braves defeated the New York Mets 4-1 today at Citi Field in New York, following strong pitching performances by both team's starters. Alex Wood, who started the game, allowed one run on six hits through six innings for the Braves. Mets starter Jonathon Niese gave up one through seven innings...

Atlanta Braves Claim Elliot Johnson Off Release Waivers from Kansas City Royals
August 21st, 2013 at 2:39 PM
The Atlanta Braves have claimed Infielder Elliot Johnson from the Kansas City Royals off release waivers, according to Bob Dutton of the Kansas City Star.   — Bob Dutton (@Royals_Report) August 21, 2013   Johnson is a switch-hitting bat off the bench, that owns a lifetime batting average of .212. Originally a member of the...

Atlanta Braves at New York Mets: Game 126 Starting Lineups
August 21st, 2013 at 12:54 PM
  Game #126 August 21, 2013 Atlanta Braves New York Mets Game Details Time: 1:10 PM EDT Stadium: Citi Field (Flushing, NY) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 88°F - 87°F Wind: WNW 5 MPH Lineups: 1. Jason Heyward, RF 2. Andrelton Simmons, SS 3. Freddie Freeman, 1B 4. Chris Johnson, 3B 5. Gerald Laird, C 6. Joey Terdoslavich, LF 7. B.J. Upton, CF 8. Paul Janish, 2B 9. Alex Wood, P     1. Juan Lagares, CF 2. Daniel Murphy, 2B 3....

Atlanta Braves Only Team Still Under 50 Losses
August 21st, 2013 at 11:16 AM
The Atlanta Braves have had a spectacular season, there is no doubt about it. It's hard to argue with a 15-game division lead, not to mention the best record in baseball (76-49), with the closest team, the Pittsburgh Pirates, a full two games behind. The Braves have won 13 out of 17...

Atlanta Braves at New York Mets: Game 125 Starting Lineups
August 20th, 2013 at 6:00 PM
  Game #124 August 20, 2013 Atlanta Braves New York Mets Game Details Time: 7:10 PM EDT Stadium: Citi Field (Flushing, NY) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Mostly Sunny Temperature: 83°F - 79°F Wind: SSW 10 MPH Lineups: 1. Jason Heyward, RF 2. Justin Upton, LF 3. Freddie Freeman, 1B 4. Brian McCann, C 5. Chris Johnson, 3B 6. Jordan Schafer, CF 7. Andrelton Simmons, SS 8. Paul Janish, 2B 9. Brandon Beachy, P 1. Eric Young, LF 2....

Atlanta Braves Take on New York Mets in 2 Game Series
August 20th, 2013 at 1:06 PM
After taking two games in a three game series with the Washington Nationals at Turner Field, the Atlanta Braves now head to Citi Field in Flushing, New York for a 2-game series with the New York Mets. The Braves currently hold the largest division lead in all of baseball by a...

Atlanta Braves Interested in Cuban Shortstop Alexander Guerrero
August 19th, 2013 at 11:13 PM
The Atlanta Braves have expressed interest in signing Cuban defecting shortstop Alexander Guerrero, tweets Dave O'Brien. The 26-year-old would probably play either second base or third base with Braves with shortstop filled by Andrelton Simmons.   #Braves have evaluated Cuban SS Alexander Guerrero, interested if price is right. Would move to 2B...

Julio Teheran Solid as Atlanta Braves Beat Washington Nationals
August 18th, 2013 at 5:14 PM
Phil Gosselin collected two hits in his first Major League start and Julio Teheran pitched six scoreless innings as the Atlanta Braves defeated the Washington Nationals 2-1 on Sunday afternoon at Turner Field. Atlanta leads Washington by 15.5 games in the National League East. Gosselin, called up on Friday from Triple-A Gwinnett...

Washington Nationals at Atlanta Braves: Game 124 Starting Lineups
August 18th, 2013 at 12:45 PM
  Game #124 August 18, 2013 Washington Nationals Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 1:35 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Cloudy Temperature: 72°F - 74°F Wind: SE 7 MPH Lineups: 1. Denard Span, CF 2. Anthony Rendon, 2B 3. Bryce Harper, LF 4. Jasyon Werth, RF 5. Adam LaRoche, 1B 6. Ian Desmond, SS 7. Chad Tracy, 3B 8. Kurt Suzuki, C 9. Gio Gonzalez, P 1. B.J. Upton, CF 2. Phil Gosselin, 2B 3....

Atlanta Braves Waste Two Jason Heyward Home Runs as Washington Nationals Win in Extras
August 18th, 2013 at 1:07 AM
The Washington Nationals used an Adam LaRoche home run in the 15th inning to beat the Atlanta Braves 8-7 Saturday night. It was the second extra inning game between the two teams in as many nights. Jason Heyward belted two home runs, including a game-tying two-run home run off Nationals closer Rafael...

Washington Nationals at Atlanta Braves: Game 123 Starting Lineups
August 17th, 2013 at 5:02 PM
  Game #123 August 17, 2013 Washington Nationals Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 7:10 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Scattered Thunderstorms Temperature: 68°F - 67°F Wind: E 8 MPH Lineups: 1. Bryce Harper, CF 2. Anthony Rendon, 2B 3. Ryan Zimmerman, 3B 4. Jasyon Werth, RF 5. Ian Desmond, SS 6. Wilson Ramos, C 7. Tyler Moore, 1B 8. Scott Hairston, LF 9. Stephen Strasburg, P 1. Jason Heyward, RF 2. Justin Upton, LF 3. Freddie Freeman,...