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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,...

Atlanta Braves Must Re-Sign Brian McCann for 2014 Season
August 17th, 2013 at 12:35 PM
Atlanta Braves All-Star catcher Brian McCann becomes a free agent at the end of the 2013 season and there is no guarantee the Braves are willing to re-sign him. However, the Braves need to make a priority of bringing the Atlanta native McCann back for at least the 2014 campaign. McCann...

Cooperstown, Site of Atlanta Braves Reunion in 2014; Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, and Bobby Cox on Ballot for First Time
August 17th, 2013 at 8:06 AM
Atlanta Braves fans should reserve their tickets now for an exciting reunion taking place next July at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY. With Braves legends Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine joining former manager Bobby Cox and former general manager John Schuerholz on on the ballot for the first time, next...

Justin Upton’s Walk-off Homer Gives Atlanta Braves Win Over Washington Nationals in 10 Innings
August 16th, 2013 at 11:47 PM
In this budding rivalry between the Atlanta Braves and Washington Nationals, Justin Upton just made it that much sweeter for Braves fans with his walk-off homer Friday night in a 3-2 win at Turner Field. After Ian Krol got Jason Heyward to ground out to start the 10th, Upton worked a...

Atlanta Braves Could Pursue Waiver Trade for Tampa Bay Rays’ Ryan Roberts
August 16th, 2013 at 8:00 PM
The Atlanta Braves have lost Tyler Pastornicky for the year with a torn ACL, Dan Uggla is on the disabled list for eye surgery and Paul Janish can't really hit. Frank Wren was already shopping the waiver wire for a backup infielder who would provide an offensive upgrade, and he may...