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Atlanta Braves’ Chris Johnson, Justin Upton Prank Phillie Phanatic: Video
September 8th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
The Atlanta Braves have a reputation for having a loose clubhouse, and that spilled onto the field when Chris Johnson and Justin Upton pulled a little prank on the Phillie Phanatic. See video below. ***VIDEO1*** Unfortunately, Johnson was the only of the two with a hit, and he put together two, one...

Atlanta Braves’ Mike Minor Takes Tough-Luck Loss to Philadelphia Phillies: Video
September 7th, 2013 at 8:51 AM
Atlanta Braves pitcher Mike Minor threw a gem Friday night, but the Philadelphia Phillies' two runs were just too much against Cliff Lee in the loss at Citizens Bank Park. See the video of Minor's performance below. ***VIDEO1*** Minor gave up both of his runs over seven innings to Cody Asche on...

Atlanta Braves’ Luis Avilan’s Near-Perfect Streak is No “Mo”
September 5th, 2013 at 5:00 PM
Luis Avilan said it himself, his name is Luis Avilan, not Craig Kimbrel, or Mariano "Mo" Rivera. However, his ridiculous three month stretch during the Braves' 2013 campaign has been comparable to the aforementioned names. Until his most recent relief appearances, that is. ***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Braves' young southpaw found himself as...

Atlanta Braves Call up Princeton Graduate David Hale
September 5th, 2013 at 4:09 PM
Having already been impressed with his performance, the Atlanta Braves have called up pitcher David Hale to the big league club for the month of September, ajc.com reports. ***VIDEO1*** The Braves added the 25-year-old righty to the 40-man roster last winter, and he impressed them in Spring Training, particularly after striking out...

Atlanta Braves Closer Craig Kimbrel Awarded August Delivery Man of the Month
September 5th, 2013 at 9:36 AM
After assuming the closer role for the Atlanta Braves in 2011, following the retirement of Billy Wagner, Craig Kimbrel's performance has been dominant. On Wednesday, he was awarded the Delivery Man of the Month for August by Major League Baseball. It was the third time Kimbrel has won the award. Kimbrel led...