Category: ‘NL East’

Philadelphia Phillies No-hit Atlanta Braves: Video
September 2nd, 2014 at 9:47 AM
Cole Hamels and the Philadelphia Phillies combined to no-hit the Atlanta Braves on Monday, highlighting the Braves' offensive woes this season. Even with five walks, they struck out 12 times in a 7-0 loss. ***VIDEO1*** Jonathan Papelbon finished the game with a perfect ninth, but Hamels continued his dominance over Atlanta with...

Atlanta Braves Celebrate National League East Title with Group Hug on Field: Video
September 23rd, 2013 at 7:37 AM
The Atlanta Braves got their hugging ways from Freddie Freeman, and that rubbed off in their celebration of clinching the National League East crown Sunday. ***VIDEO1*** The Braves kept it tame and classy (unlike the Los Angeles Dodgers) with what amounted to a giant, bouncing group hug in the middle of the...

Andrelton Simmons’ Two Homers, Slick Defense Propel Atlanta Braves to Clinch National League East
September 22nd, 2013 at 10:06 PM
The Atlanta Braves have Andrelton Simmons to thank in large part for securing a win over the Chicago Cubs on the same day they clinched the National League East title with the Washington Nationals' loss. Simmons clobbered two homers and made a spectacular bare hand play on a Starlin Castro grounder,...

Atlanta Braves Clinch National League East
September 22nd, 2013 at 9:54 PM
The Atlanta Braves actually clinched the National League East with the Washington Nationals' loss Sunday, but their win over the Chicago Cubs added the cherry on top of Atlanta's NL-best record. With their first division title since 2005, Fred Gonzalez summed up what many thought about the feat. "I told [bench coach]...

Washington Nationals Postponed Game Strands Atlanta Braves’ Magic Number at One
September 21st, 2013 at 11:39 PM
Saturday's game between the Washington Nationals and Miami Marlins has been postponed due to rain, leaving the Atlanta Braves' magic number to clinch the National League East at one. A magic number of one means either a Braves win or Nationals loss will result in the Braves clinching the NL East. The...