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Could Braves Move Freddie Freeman to Third Base?
June 21st, 2017 at 1:16 PM
***PHOTO1*** ATLANTA â?? With Matt Adams slugging in the absence of Freddie Freeman, the Atlanta Braves are apparently mulling a major change the infield. Mark Bowman of MLB.com reported that the team is considering trying Freeman at third base upon his return from a broken wrist in order to keep both...

Giants Hang 6 Runs On Braves’ Bullpen, Atlanta Loses 6-3
June 21st, 2017 at 12:28 AM
***PHOTO1*** By The Sports Xchange ATLANTA â?? The San Francisco Giants got payback for the frightful inning they endured the previous evening against the Atlanta Braves and in the process ended their losing streak at seven games. Rookie outfielder Austin Slater hit a three-run homer in a five-run eighth inning, and...

Braves Batter Cincinnati Bullpen In 9-0 Shellacking
June 20th, 2017 at 1:40 AM
***PHOTO1*** By The Sports Xchange ATLANTA â?? R.A. Dickey couldn't command his knuckleball in the wind at San Francisco last month, but the Atlanta pitcher had no such problem this time against the Giants and his teammates gave him plenty of offensive support. Dickey allowed just three hits in seven innings,...

Walk-Off Deja Vu: Phillips Shines Again In 9th For Braves
June 18th, 2017 at 7:59 PM
***PHOTO1*** By The Sports Xchange ATLANTA â?? Brandon Phillips enjoys playing the role of late-game hero, even if it means occasionally having a cooler of energy drink dumped on his head. Phillips, an Atlanta native who joined the club this spring, responded with the game-winning walk-off hit for the second straight...

Braves notch second consecutive walk-off victory on Brandon Phillips single
June 18th, 2017 at 4:45 PM
***PHOTO1*** Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images For the second consecutive game, the Atlanta Braves played the role of walk-off winners, knocking off the Miami Marlins, 5-4, on Sunday afternoon at SunTrust Park. With a tie game in the bottom of the ninth,...