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Freddy Garcia Sees First Action in Atlanta Braves Uniform
September 2nd, 2013 at 3:18 PM
Veteran pitcher Freddy Garcia, called up just hours earlier from Triple-A Gwinnett, made his first appearance for the Atlanta Braves Sunday, pitching 4 2/3 innings of scoreless baseball in a losing effort against the Miami Marlins. Miami won the game 7-0. After the Marlins torched starter Alex Wood for seven earned...

Atlanta Braves Call up Freddy Garcia
September 1st, 2013 at 3:50 PM
The Atlanta Braves started their September call ups by purchasing the contract of the recently acquired Freddy Garcia, si.com reports. The Braves made a waiver trade for Garcia with the Baltimore Orioles on Aug. 23 to bolster their pitching staff. Fredi Gonzalez said he will be mainly used in relief, though...

B.J. Upton Gives Atlanta Braves Win with Walk-off Hit: Video
September 1st, 2013 at 12:29 PM
B.J. Upton had himself a pretty swell game Saturday, leading the Atlanta Braves with four hits including a homer. But none of them were as big as his walk-off RBI-single to give them an 11-inning win over the Miami Marlins at Turner Field. Have a look at his knock below. ***VIDEO1*** His...

Atlanta Braves Right to Option Evan Gattis to Minor Leagues
August 31st, 2013 at 9:11 AM
As unfortunate as the situation is for the popular Atlanta Braves rookie, the team was right to send Evan Gattis down to Triple-A Gwinnett, and he's even excited about it. ***VIDEO1*** Before Gattis' pinch-hit appearance Friday, during which he was intentionally walked, the last time he had played at all was Aug. 23....

Atlanta Braves Option Evan Gattis to Triple-A Gwinnett
August 30th, 2013 at 11:36 PM
In order to get Evan Gattis some at-bats, the Atlanta Braves have optioned El Oso Blanco to Triple-A Gwinnett. ***VIDEO1*** The slumping rookie catcher was hitless in his last 17 at-bats and has hit just .188 with three homers and 15 RBIs in 36 games since June 1. “We forget that he’s a...