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Atlanta Braves Lose Two Minor League Pitchers in Rule 5 Draft
December 13th, 2013 at 8:26 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Braves didn't take anyone in Thursday's minor league phase of the Rule 5 draft, but they did lose two pitchers, namely Mike Lee and Blaine Sims. The Arizona Diamondbacks drafted Lee, who spent last season with Double-A Mississippi, while the Houston Astros took Sims after a year at...

Wilson Snubs Andrelton Simmons as National League Defensive Player of the Year
November 8th, 2013 at 8:14 AM
To the surprise of pretty much everyone, Andrelton Simmons wasn't presented with the Wilson National League Player of the Year, losing out to Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Gerardo Parra. ***VIDEO1*** His stat of 41 defensive runs saved is a record since it started being tracked in 2003, but Parra won out based on...

Atlanta Braves Could Pursue Waiver Trade for Tampa Bay Rays’ Ryan Roberts
August 16th, 2013 at 8:00 PM
The Atlanta Braves have lost Tyler Pastornicky for the year with a torn ACL, Dan Uggla is on the disabled list for eye surgery and Paul Janish can't really hit. Frank Wren was already shopping the waiver wire for a backup infielder who would provide an offensive upgrade, and he may...

Arizona Diamondbacks’ Cody Ross Could Have Avoided Injury with Basic Hustle: Video
August 12th, 2013 at 4:09 PM
The Arizona Diamondbacks lost Cody Ross for the season with dislocated hip when tripped and landed awkwardly on first base Monday, but that could have been remedied if he was running hard on the play. ***VIDEO1*** Ross hit a hard grounder to third and wasn't exactly hustling down the line when tripped...

Former Atlanta Brave Eric Hinske Likely to Retire After Being Released by Arizona Diamondbacks
July 19th, 2013 at 8:01 AM
The Arizona Diamondbacks have officially released former Atlanta Braves utility player Eric Hinske from Triple-A Reno after being designated for assignment and playing five games in the minors. Chris Gabel of the Reno Gazette-Journal also reports that Hinske is likely to retire.   1B/DH Eric Hinske is expected to retire after he...

Chipper Jones Speaks on Atlanta Braves Retiring Number: Video
July 1st, 2013 at 8:35 AM
***PHOTO1*** It may be a few days since the Atlanta Braves retired no. 10, but Chipper Jones will always hold a special place with the fans. Many saw his speech during the ceremony, but not as many realize how emotional his night was. ***VIDEO1*** "I take great pride in the fact that I...

Atlanta Braves Use Homer Barrage to Sweep Arizona Diamondbacks
June 30th, 2013 at 6:22 PM
The Atlanta Braves got back to what they do best on Sunday - hitting homers. They teed off three times in a 6-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks to complete the three-game sweep at Turner Field. Trevor Cahill gave up homers to Freddie Freeman, Brian McCann and Dan Uggla to take...

Arizona Diamondbacks at Atlanta Braves: Gameday 82
June 30th, 2013 at 1:25 PM
  Game #82 June 30, 2013 Arizona Diamondbacks Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 1:35 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 84°F - 85°F Wind: SW 5 MPH Lineups: 1. A.J. Pollock, CF 2. Martin Prado, 3B 3. Paul Goldschmidt, 1B 4. Aaron Hill, 2B 5. Cody Ross, LF 6. Gerardo Parra, RF 7. Wil Nieves, C 8. Cliff Pennington, SS 9. Trevor Cahill, P 1. Andrelton Simmons, SS 2. Jason Heyward, RF 3. Justin Upton, LF 4. Freddie Freeman, 1B 5. Brian McCann, C 6. Dan Uggla, 2B 7. B.J. Upton,...

Atlanta Braves Score Seven in Eighth Inning of Comeback Win Over Arizona Diamondbacks
June 29th, 2013 at 10:14 PM
The Atlanta Braves blew two leads in Saturday's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, but they used a wild seven-run eighth inning to blow the game open in an 11-5 win at Turner Field. David Hernandez put the tying and go-ahead runs on with one out in the eighth he hit Reed Johnson...

Arizona Diamondbacks at Atlanta Braves: Gameday 81
June 29th, 2013 at 3:46 PM
  Game #81 June 29, 2013 Arizona Diamondbacks Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 4:05 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 88°F - 85°F Wind: W 11 MPH Lineups: 1. Gerardo Parra, RF 2. Martin Prado, 2B 3. Paul Goldschmidt, 1B 4. Eric Chavez, 3B 5. Miguel Montero, C 6. Jason Kubel, LF 7. A.J. Pollock, CF 8. Didi Gregorious, SS 9. Ian Kennedy, P 1. Andrelton Simmons, SS 2. Jason Heyward, RF 3. Justin Upton, LF 4. Freddie Freeman, 1B 5. Brian McCann,...

Julio Teheran Dominant, Atlanta Braves Beat Arizona Diamondbacks on Chipper Jones Night
June 29th, 2013 at 9:22 AM
Julio Teheran simply owned the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night, striking out 10 batters on the same night the Atlanta Braves retired no. 10 in honor of Chipper Jones at Turner Field. The Bravos came out with a 3-0 win in front of a sellout crowd of 48,282. ***VIDEO1*** Just after the...

That Awkward Moment for Atlanta Braves During Chipper Jones’ Jersey Retirement
June 28th, 2013 at 9:58 PM
Make no mistake, the ceremony the Atlanta Braves put on for Chipper Jones and his jersey retirement was great, but there was one subtly awkward moment most people missed. When Chipper thanked his former Braves teammates who now play for the Arizona Diamondbacks, it seems he didn't know that Eric...

Atlanta Braves Officially Retire Chipper Jones’ Number
June 28th, 2013 at 7:55 PM
In a pregame ceremony Friday evening, the Atlanta Braves inducted Chipper Jones into the Braves Hall of Fame and retired his no. 10 jersey. With a stage packed with Ted Turner, scout Paul Schneider, Dale Murphy, Bill Bartholomay, Bobby Cox, Frank Wren, John Schuerholz, parents Larry and Lynn Jones, Dan Uggla,...

Atlanta Braves to Retire Chipper Jones’ Number with Arizona Diamondbacks in Town: Series Preview
June 28th, 2013 at 5:03 PM
Let's be honest. More Atlanta Braves fans are interested in seeing Chipper Jones have his number retired than to actually see their three-game series with the Arizona Diamondbacks at Turner Field. Nevertheless, the games must go on, and they're still important. The Braves have lost six of their last nine games...

Chipper Jones, Atlanta Braves Win 1995 World Series: Throwback Video
June 28th, 2013 at 3:34 PM
Since the Atlanta Braves are honoring Chipper Jones by retiring his number on Friday, let's have a look at the most memorable moment of his career - when the Braves beat the Cleveland Indians in the 1995 World Series. ***VIDEO1*** While Tom Glavine won the World Series MVP, Chipper hit .286 with three...

Arizona Diamondbacks Take Rubber Game from Atlanta Braves
May 15th, 2013 at 10:45 PM
The Atlanta Braves failed to end their 10-game road trip with a .500 record, dropping the final game of their series with the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-3 at Chase Field. The middle innings came back to bite Tim Hudson when he allowed the D-Backs to put up four runs in the fifth...

Starting Lineups for Atlanta Braves and Arizona Diamondbacks: 5/15/2013
May 15th, 2013 at 3:22 PM
The Atlanta Braves look to take the rubber game of the series with the Arizona Diamondbacks with a businessman special Wednesday at Chase Field. Braves: 1. Jordan Schafer, LF 2. Andrelton Simmons, SS 3. Justin Upton, RF 4. Freddie Freeman, 1B 5. Brian McCann, C 6. B.J. Upton, CF 7. Juan Francisco, 3B 8. Ramiro Pena, 2B 9. Tim Hudson,...

Odd Play on Chopper Costs Atlanta Braves Against Arizona Diamondbacks
May 15th, 2013 at 9:06 AM
The Atlanta Braves ran into a brick wall known as Patrick Corbin in Tuesday's 2-0 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field, but a strangely misplayed chopper turned double turned out to be the difference. With a runner on first, Julio Teheran and Freddie Freeman both broke for a one-out...

Starting Lineups for Atlanta Braves and Arizona Diamonbacks: 5/14/2013
May 14th, 2013 at 5:34 PM
The Atlanta Braves aim to take the series from the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on Tuesday. Braves: 1. Andrelton Simmons, SS 2. Reed Johnson, CF 3. Justin Upton, RF 4. Freddie Freeman, 1B 5. Evan Gattis, C 6. Dan Uggla, 2B 7. Chris Johnson, 3B 8. Gerald Laird, C 9. Julio Teheran, P Diamondbacks: 1 Gerardo Parra, RF 2. Didi Gregorious, SS 3....

Justin Upton, Chris Johnson Homer Against Arizona Diamondbacks in Atlanta Braves Win
May 14th, 2013 at 8:46 AM
Justin Upton and Chris Johnson used Monday's game at Chase Field to remind the Arizona Diamondbacks what they lost when they were traded to the Atlanta Braves. They both hit two-run homers and finished a triple shy of the cycle in the Braves' 10-1 blowout win. ***VIDEO1*** After Dan Uggla had tied...