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Atlanta Braves Have High Hopes for Young Pitching Prospect J.R. Graham
October 25th, 2013 at 9:46 AM
Atlanta Braves pitching prospect J. R. Graham, a starter who ranks second behind only Lucas Sims among the organization's top young talent, is progressing nicely through rehabilitation and should be ready to compete for a job on their rotation in the spring. The 23 year-old Graham injured his right throwing shoulder...

Atlanta Braves Want Tim Hudson Back in 2014
October 15th, 2013 at 8:27 AM
Tim Hudson may be getting old, but Atlanta Braves manager Frank Wren had strong words for how much he wants to bring back the veteran pitcher in 2014, Mark Bowman tweets.   Frank Wren has provided strong indication he would like Tim Hudson back in the #Braves rotation next year. — Mark Bowman...

Atlanta Braves Could Make Push for Big Name Starting Pitcher in Offseason
October 12th, 2013 at 10:02 AM
The Atlanta Braves will start 2014 with mostly the same starting rotation as this season, but they could make a move to land a big name starting pitcher on the free agent market. It's pretty much assumed that Paul Maholm and Freddy Garcia are on their way out, and Tim Hudson's...

Atlanta Braves Blasted by Los Angeles Dodgers, Fall Behind 2-1 in NLDS
October 7th, 2013 at 12:11 AM
After a promising start, the Los Angeles Dodgers ended up shelling both Julio Teheran and Alex Wood in game four of the National League Division Series, putting the Atlanta Braves in a 2-1 hole after a 13-6 loss Sunday. Hanley Ramirez particularly torched the Braves with a single, double and triple...

Atlanta Braves NLDS Starting Rotation Gliding Over All
October 3rd, 2013 at 10:46 AM
Coming into 2013, the Atlanta Braves had a serious problem with their starting pitchers. There were too many of them. To compound this, the Braves had the electric Brandon Beachy coming back from Tommy John Surgery after the All-Star Break. What's a manager to do? ***PHOTO1*** Unfortunately, after injuries to Tim Hudson,...

C.B. Bucknor Vs Sam Holbrook: Who Has Hurt the Atlanta Braves More?
September 19th, 2013 at 5:03 PM
It's no secret that there is a serious lack of umpire accountability in Major League Baseball, and this season has only further supported that thought. The Atlanta Braves are one of the teams at the forefront of this school of thought. The question is, which ump has hurt the Atlanta...

C.B. Bucknor’s Ejections of Fredi Gonzalez, Alex Wood Just Another Sign Umpires Need Accountability
September 19th, 2013 at 8:43 AM
Major League Baseball was further given opportunity to correct the UmpShow after Wednesday night's debacle, in which C.B. Bucknor made yet more bad calls and injected himself into the game, ejecting Fredi Gonzalez and Alex Wood. Even though the Atlanta Braves won the game, Bucknor needs to answer for his consistently...

Atlanta Braves Beat Washington Nationals, C.B. Bucknor to Cut Magic Number to Two
September 18th, 2013 at 11:03 PM
The Atlanta Braves, motivated by Fredi Gonzalez and Alex Wood's ejections at the hands of C.B. Bucknor in the fifth inning, defeated the Washington Nationals 5-2 on Wednesday to move their magic number to two. Things got heated when Bucknor called ball four on a pitch from Wood on a full...

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 Look to Clinch NL East in 3 Game Series Against Washington Nationals
September 17th, 2013 at 10:31 AM
The Atlanta Braves are a mere four games away from clinching the NL East, and this week's 3 game series with the Washington Nationals is all that stands in their way. After taking only 1 game at home against the San Diego Padres, the Braves are ready to put the final...

Atlanta Braves Travel to Miami to Take on Marlins
September 9th, 2013 at 1:30 PM
The Atlanta Braves had a rough weekend in Philadelphia, receiving their first series sweep at the hands of the Phillies since dropping three to the San Diego Padres in early June. The Braves seemed to have lost all of their late inning mojo in the most recent series with the Phillies,...

Atlanta Braves Take First Game of Series Against Cleveland Indians
August 27th, 2013 at 10:00 PM
Recent acquisition Elliot Johnson drove in both Atlanta Braves runs with a second inning triple and starter Alex Wood pitched 5.2 innings as the Braves beat the Cleveland Indians 2-0 Monday night at Turner Field.   Wood, whose record improved to 3-2, was not particularly sharp, throwing 105 pitches, but did not...

Chris Johnson Tenth Inning Homer Leads Atlanta Braves Over New York Mets
August 21st, 2013 at 4:27 PM
The Atlanta Braves defeated the New York Mets 4-1 today at Citi Field in New York, following strong pitching performances by both team's starters. Alex Wood, who started the game, allowed one run on six hits through six innings for the Braves. Mets starter Jonathon Niese gave up one through seven innings...

Atlanta Braves at New York Mets: Game 126 Starting Lineups
August 21st, 2013 at 12:54 PM
  Game #126 August 21, 2013 Atlanta Braves New York Mets Game Details Time: 1:10 PM EDT Stadium: Citi Field (Flushing, NY) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 88°F - 87°F Wind: WNW 5 MPH Lineups: 1. Jason Heyward, RF 2. Andrelton Simmons, SS 3. Freddie Freeman, 1B 4. Chris Johnson, 3B 5. Gerald Laird, C 6. Joey Terdoslavich, LF 7. B.J. Upton, CF 8. Paul Janish, 2B 9. Alex Wood, P     1. Juan Lagares, CF 2. Daniel Murphy, 2B 3....

Atlanta Braves Take on New York Mets in 2 Game Series
August 20th, 2013 at 1:06 PM
After taking two games in a three game series with the Washington Nationals at Turner Field, the Atlanta Braves now head to Citi Field in Flushing, New York for a 2-game series with the New York Mets. The Braves currently hold the largest division lead in all of baseball by a...

Justin Upton’s Walk-off Homer Gives Atlanta Braves Win Over Washington Nationals in 10 Innings
August 16th, 2013 at 11:47 PM
In this budding rivalry between the Atlanta Braves and Washington Nationals, Justin Upton just made it that much sweeter for Braves fans with his walk-off homer Friday night in a 3-2 win at Turner Field. After Ian Krol got Jason Heyward to ground out to start the 10th, Upton worked a...

Atlanta Braves Host Washington Nationals to Complete Nine-Game Home Stand
August 16th, 2013 at 10:34 AM
After dropping one game in each series against the Miami Marlins and the Philadelphia Phillies, the Atlanta Braves prepare to take on the second place Washington Nationals, who come in having won four of their last five games. The Braves conclude a 9-game homestand hosting the Nationals for three games, currently...

Atlanta Braves’ Starting Rotation Undeterred by Tim Hudson Injury
August 15th, 2013 at 10:45 AM
When Tim Hudson sustained a gruesome ankle injury against the New York Mets at Citi Field on July 24th, his season was immediately over. This left many Atlanta Braves fans wondering exactly what they were going to do to fill the void left by Hudson. In his absence, as well as...

Alex Wood Becoming Solid Starting Pitcher for Atlanta Braves
August 15th, 2013 at 8:21 AM
When Alex Wood takes the mound opposite the Washington Nationals Friday, the Atlanta Braves know they'll be getting a start from a confident pitcher. ***VIDEO1*** The lefty has allowed just one run over his last two starts combined in a sign that the 22-year-old no longer has the jitters that went along...

Miami Marlins Shutout Atlanta Braves, End 14-game Winning Streak
August 10th, 2013 at 11:36 PM
The Atlanta Braves had their 14-game winning streak snapped in near mind-numbing fashion Saturday night, losing 1-0 to the Miami Marlins at Turner Field off a wild pitch. Both offenses were pretty much shut down with Alex Wood and Nathan Eovaldi dealing for their respective teams, but it was the Marlins who...