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Washington Nationals at Atlanta Braves: Game 122 Starting Lineups
August 16th, 2013 at 6:32 PM
  Game #122 August 16, 2013 Washington Nationals Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 7:30 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Cloudy Temperature: 68°F - 66°F Wind: ENE 9 MPH Lineups: 1. Denard Span, CF 2. Ryan Zimmerman, 3B 3. Bryce Harper, LF 4. Jasyon Werth, RF 5. Ian Desmond, SS 6. Adam LaRoche, 1B 7. Wilson Ramos, C 8. Anthony Rendon, 2B 9. Taylor Jordan, P 1. Jason Heyward, RF 2. Justin...

Atlanta Braves Host Washington Nationals to Complete Nine-Game Home Stand
August 16th, 2013 at 10:34 AM
After dropping one game in each series against the Miami Marlins and the Philadelphia Phillies, the Atlanta Braves prepare to take on the second place Washington Nationals, who come in having won four of their last five games. The Braves conclude a 9-game homestand hosting the Nationals for three games, currently...

Atlanta Braves Prospect Sean Gilmartin Makes First Start Since June
August 16th, 2013 at 8:25 AM
Atlanta Braves prospect Sean Gilmartin has been on the shelf since June 16, but he made a strong, efficient start with Triple-A Gwinnett in a loss Thursday. Gilmartin needed only 58 pitches to get through five innings against the Durham Bulls, scattering four hits while striking out one and issuing no...

Expanded Instant Replay Coming to Major League Baseball in 2014
August 15th, 2013 at 3:39 PM
After meeting with representatives from all 30 Major League Baseball teams, commissioner Bud Selig announced that expanded instant replay review is coming to the game, Yahoo! Sports reports. The proposed measure will be voted on in November. MLB vice president Joe Torre presented the ideas to the teams on Wednesday; the...

Michael Young a Perfect Fit for the Atlanta Braves
August 15th, 2013 at 1:06 PM
Major League veteran Michael Young has cleared waivers and appears to be on his way out of Philadelphia. That is, if he agrees to waive his no trade clause. The Atlanta Braves are a perfect place for Young to bring his talents. ***PHOTO1***With Dan Uggla recently being place on the 15-day...

Atlanta Braves’ Bat Boy Lives up to His Title: Video
August 15th, 2013 at 12:00 PM
The Atlanta Braves' bat boy lived up to his title, but not in the way you'd normally think.  ***VIDEO1*** While the bat boys for the Braves normally help with supplying the umpire with balls, and removing dropped baseball bats from the field of play, Wednesday night, one Atlanta bat boy was tasked...

Brandon Beachy and Jason Heyward Lead Atlanta Braves Over Philadelphia Phillies
August 15th, 2013 at 12:22 AM
Brandon Beachy gave up two runs over six innings and Jason Heyward continued to sizzle in the leadoff spot as the Atlanta Braves defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 6-3 on a rainy night at Turner Field. The Braves maintain their 14 game lead over the Washington Nationals in the National League East...

Philadelphia Phillies at Atlanta Braves: Game 121 Starting Lineups
August 14th, 2013 at 5:37 PM
  Game #121 August 14, 2013 Philadelphia Phillies Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 7:10 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Cloudy Temperature: 77°F - 73°F Wind: NNE 6 MPH Lineups: 1. Jimmy Rollins, SS 2. Michael Young, 1B 3. Chase Utley, 2B 4. Domonic Brown, LF 5. Darin Ruf, RF 6. Cody Asche, 3B 7. John Mayberry, CF 8. Carlos Ruiz, C 9. John Lannan, P 1. Jason Heyward, RF 2. Justin Upton, LF 3....

Atlanta Braves to Continue Spring Training Tradition with Game in Rome
August 14th, 2013 at 8:06 AM
The Atlanta Braves have finished their exhibition season the last couple of years with games against their top prospects at their minor league parks. In 2014, that will happen at Single-A Rome's stadium in northwest Georgia on March 29, Dave O'Brien reports. After closing Spring Training in Gwinnett in 2011 and...

Kris Medlen Hits, Pitches Way to Atlanta Braves Win Over Philadelphia Phillies
August 13th, 2013 at 10:54 PM
Kris Medlen showed just what a National League pitcher is capable of Tuesday night at Turner Field, leading the Atlanta Braves with his bat and with his arm to a 3-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies. Medlen drove in the game's first run with a two-out RBI-double in the second inning...

Man Killed in Turner Field Fall Identified, Family Considers Legal Action
August 13th, 2013 at 8:29 PM
Police have identified the man who fell to his death at Turner Field before Monday's game between the Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies as 30-year-old Ronald Homer of Conyers, Ga., the Associated Press reports. The police concluded that there was no foul play involved. Authorities also revised their estimation of the...

Philadelphia Phillies at Atlanta Braves: Game 120 Starting Lineups
August 13th, 2013 at 6:09 PM
  Game #120 August 13, 2013 Philadelphia Phillies Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 7:10 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Thunderstorms Temperature: 82°F - 77°F Wind: SW 7 MPH Lineups: 1. Jimmy Rollins, SS 2. Michael Young, 1B 3. Chase Utley, 2B 4. Domonic Brown, LF 5. Darin Ruf, RF 6. Cody Asche, 3B 7. Casper Wells, CF 8. Carlos Ruiz, C 9. Ethan Martin, P     1. Jason Heyward, RF 2. Justin Upton,...

Paul Maholm Rehab Start Scheduled for Saturday in Single-A Rome
August 13th, 2013 at 5:42 PM
Atlanta Braves starter Paul Maholm will start for Rome, the Braves Single-A affiliate on Saturday night at 7:00 PM. Rome will take on the New York Yankees' affiliate Charleston River Dogs. His rehab start will follow yesterday's performance that included a six inning, 79-pitch simulated game in which Maholm felt little or no...

Atlanta Braves’ Paul Maholm Feels No Discomfort in Simulated Game
August 13th, 2013 at 12:11 PM
Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Paul Maholm threw a 79-pitch simulated game at Turner Field on Monday and hopes to continue his recovery later in the week. The left-handed Maholm felt no discomfort during the simulation, in which he was up and down six times. He looks to begin a rehab assignment...

Man Dies in Fall at Turner Field Before Atlanta Braves Game
August 12th, 2013 at 11:28 PM
A man who fell at Turner Field before Monday's game between the Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies has died at the hospital, 11 Alive News reports. Atlanta police say the man died after a 65-foot fall just after 8:30 p.m., while the Braves and Phillies were in a rain delay. "There was...

Atlanta Braves Fan Injured in Fall at Turner Field
August 12th, 2013 at 9:44 PM
A fan is seriously injured after falling from the Turner Field stands before Monday's game between the Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies, 11 Alive News reports. The fan reportedly fell about 30 feet just after 8:30 p.m. during the rain delay. The only official word is that the fan's condition was "serious"...

Philadelphia Phillies at Atlanta Braves: Game 119 Starting Lineups
August 12th, 2013 at 6:12 PM
  Game #119 August 12, 2013 Philadelphia Phillies Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 7:10 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Scattered Thunderstorms Temperature: 82°F - 77°F Wind: W 3 MPH Lineups: 1. Jimmy Rollins, SS 2. Michael Young, 1B 3. Chase Utley, 2B 4. Domonic Brown, LF 5. Darin Ruf, RF 6. Cody Asche, 3B 7. John Mayberry, CF 8. Carlos Ruiz, C 9. Cole Hamels, P 1. Jason Heyward, RF 2. Justin...

Atlanta Braves Continue Homestand; Host Philadelphia Phillies
August 12th, 2013 at 11:02 AM
Although they saw their 14-game win-streak snapped by the Miami Marlins during a 1-0 shutout, the Atlanta Braves still maintain the best record in Major League Baseball, sitting at an impressive 72-46 record, working out to a .610 win percentage. The Braves come into this series with the Phillies winning 9...

Jason Heyward’s Four Hits Lead the Atlanta Braves Over the Miami Marlins
August 11th, 2013 at 4:44 PM
Atlanta Braves starter Mike Minor tossed 7 innings and Freddie Freeman added a three-run home run as the Braves beat the Miami Marlins 9 to 4 to take the best-of-three game series at Turner Field in Atlanta. The Braves increased their record to 72-46 on the season. ***PHOTO1*** The Marlins took...

Miami Marlins at Atlanta Braves: Game 118 Starting Lineups
August 11th, 2013 at 12:55 PM
  Game #118 August 11, 2013 Miami Marlins Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 1:35 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Scattered Thunderstorms Temperature: 85°F - 86°F Wind: WSW 6 MPH Lineups: 1. Christian Yelich, LF 2. Adeiny Hechavarria, SS 3. Giancarlo Stanton, RF 4. Placido Polanco, 3B 5. Ed Lucas, 1B 6. Donovan Solano, 2B 7. Jake Marisnick, CF 8. Koyie Hill, C 9. Henderson Alvarez, P 1. Jason Heyward, RF 2. Justin Upton, LF 3. Freddie Freeman, 1B 4....