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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...

Atlanta Braves’ BJ Upton is Going Streaking
September 3rd, 2013 at 4:18 PM
Atlanta Braves center fielder BJ Upton has had a disappointing season. You'll hear this not only from the many Atlanta fans who have booed him after multiple strike-out games, but you'll also hear it from the man himself.  ***PHOTO1*** BJ knows he's struggling, and has spent countless hours working on correcting his...

Kameron Loe to Make Spot Start for Atlanta Braves, Give Julio Teheran a Rest
September 3rd, 2013 at 9:02 AM
The Atlanta Braves will send Kameron Loe to the mound against the New York Mets on Wednesday in order to give Julio Teheran a much needed rest. Teheran's next start will likely see him eclipse his personal record of most innings pitched in a season. He threw 164 1/3 innings comibined...