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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,...

Jason Heyward Returns to Atlanta Braves Lineup
September 20th, 2013 at 11:13 AM
Atlanta Braves fans across the globe are rejoicing, as it was just announced that Jason Heyward has not only been activated from the DL, but will be leading off and starting in Center Field against the Cubs in Chicago.   #Braves have activated Jason Heyward from the DL. He will leadoff and...

Jason Heyward Nearing Return to Atlanta Braves Lineup
September 19th, 2013 at 10:59 AM
Jason Heyward took his first session of live batting practice on the Atlanta Braves' most recent trip to Washington, as they took on the Nationals for their final series of the regular season. After moving to the lead-off spot, Heyward helped the Braves to a 19-4 record, while maintaining a .341...

Atlanta Braves Fredi Gonzalez, Alex Wood Ejected by C.B. Bucknor
September 18th, 2013 at 8:52 PM
C.B. Bucknor has struck again. Who some consider the worst umpire in Major League Baseball has ejected Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez and pitcher Alex Wood in the fifth inning of Tuesday's game with the Washington Nationals. The usually mild mannered Wood was incensed after Bucknor called what appeared to be a...

Atlanta Braves’ Evan Gattis Names Dinosaur in Edward Jones Chatting Cage: Video
September 18th, 2013 at 8:26 PM
Atlanta Braves rookie Evan Gattis added to the Legend of El Oso Blanco when he was asked to name a new dinosaur in the Edward Jones Chatting Cage on Wednesday. ***VIDEO1*** Gattis, while mired in a 1-for-20 entering Wednesday, leads rookies with 20 homers and 59 RBIs. Also… Be sure to "like" Braves 101 on Facebook and follow Braves...