Category: ‘Playoffs’

Atlanta Braves Even National League Division Series with Win Over Los Angeles Dodgers
October 4th, 2013 at 9:53 PM
In need of a win to avoid going on the road in an 0-2 hole, the Atlanta Braves evened the National League Division Series at one game a piece with a 4-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday at Turner Field. Mike Minor gave up a run on a...

Atlanta Braves’ Dan Uggla Upset by Roster Decision
October 4th, 2013 at 8:28 AM
Stop us if you've heard this one before. Dan Uggla is unhappy with the Atlanta Braves over his playing time. Papa Uggs went so far as to say he was "blindsided" by the decision to leave him off the Braves' playoff roster. "I'm not blind to my numbers," Uggla said on

Clayton Kershaw Dominates, Los Angeles Dodgers Take NLDS Game One from Atlanta Braves
October 4th, 2013 at 12:18 AM
Clayton Kershaw pitched like Clayton Kershaw, dominating over seven innings in the Los Angeles Dodgers' 6-1 win over the Atlanta Braves in game one of the National League Division Series at Turner Field. There just wasn't a whole lot the Braves could do against Kershaw's 12 strikeouts, nine of which came...

The Case for the Atlanta Braves Over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League Division Series
October 3rd, 2013 at 9:05 AM
The Los Angeles Dodgers enter the National League Division Series as favorites over the Atlanta Braves with the vast majority of the media, but should that actually be so? Yes, the Dodgers have Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke pitching the first two games and Hanley Ramirez has just been ridiculous this...

Atlanta Braves Leave Dan Uggla Off National League Division Series Roster
October 2nd, 2013 at 3:05 PM
When the Atlanta Braves take the field Thursday for the first game of the National League Division Series with the Los Angeles Dodgers, they'll be doing it without Dan Uggla, who was left off the playoff roster after basically being terrible all year.   Dan Uggla, highest paid Atlanta Brave this year,...

Reports Circulate That Dan Uggla to Be Left Off Atlanta Braves National League Division Series Roster
October 1st, 2013 at 9:13 PM
In what should overjoy many fans, reports indicate that Dan Uggla will not be on the Atlanta Braves' roster during the National League Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, reports. The stats are horrific for a man making a team-high $13 million. Uggla hit .179 with 22 home runs in 136...

Los Angeles Dodgers’ Matt Kemp Out for National League Division Series, Entirety of Playoffs
September 30th, 2013 at 8:26 AM
The Atlanta Braves won't have to worry about facing Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp, who is out for the rest of the season with a left ankle injury, the Associated Press reports. Kemp has already missed 52 games while being on the disabled list because of said ankle, but an...

Fredi Gonzalez Needs to Leave Dan Uggla, B.J. Upton Off Atlanta Braves Playoff Roster
September 29th, 2013 at 10:18 PM
There hasn't been a lot of talk surrounding which position players Fredi Gonzalez will carry on the Atlanta Braves' playoff roster, but if one thing is clear, it's that B.J. Upton and Dan Uggla should be left off for the National League Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The reasons...

Atlanta Braves Need Help to Clinch Homefield Advantage
September 28th, 2013 at 11:40 PM
With their 5-4 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday, the Atlanta Braves have fallen a game behind the St. Louis Cardinals for homefield advantage in the National League playoffs. Three Atlanta errors proved costly, while the Cardinals thumped the Chicago Cubs again. The upside is that the Braves own the tiebreaker...

Atlanta Braves Can Clinch Homefield Advantage with Help Saturday
September 28th, 2013 at 8:31 AM
With a magic number of two, the Atlanta Braves can clinch homefield advantage through the National League playoffs with a win and a St. Louis Cardinals loss Saturday. The Cardinals play the Chicago Cubs at 4:15, so the Braves should know if they can clinch homefield advantage early on in their...

Atlanta Braves Lower National League Homefield Advantage Magic Number to Three
September 26th, 2013 at 10:28 PM
With just three games left in the regular season, the Atlanta Braves have lowered their magic number to clinch homefield advantage through the National League Championship series to three. With their win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday, the Braves tied the St. Louis Cardinals for the best record in the...

Atlanta Braves Fall Half-game Behind St. Louis Cardinals for National League Homefield Advantage
September 25th, 2013 at 10:57 PM
After only mustering two hits in a shutout loss to the Milwaukee Brewers, the Atlanta Braves now have the National League's second best record, falling a half game behind the St. Louis Cardinals in their quest for homefield advantage. The Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals on Wednesday afternoon, which, combined with Atlanta's...

Atlanta Braves Own Tiebreakers Over St. Louis Cardinals, Los Angeles Dodgers for Homefield Advantage
September 23rd, 2013 at 8:00 AM
The Atlanta Braves have taken care of business against the teams they needed to beat, which has resulted in them owning the tiebreakers over the St. Louis Cardinals and Los Angeles Dodgers for homefield advantage. The Dodgers were owned by the Braves 5-2 in the season series. They're currently 2 1/2...