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Atlanta Braves Hire John Hart as Senior Advisor
November 22nd, 2013 at 11:35 PM
John Hart seems to have baseball connections everywhere, and the Atlanta Braves made their connection to him official Friday by hiring him as a senior advisor. Hart spent the last eight seasons as a special advisor for the Texas Rangers, but John Schuerholz and Frank Wren offered him a spot in Atlanta...

Atlanta Braves’ Brian McCann Blasts Long Home Run Off Ubaldo Jimenez: Video
August 30th, 2013 at 8:18 AM
Brian McCann drove in all three Atlanta Braves runs in their 3-1 win to sweep the Cleveland Indians on Thursday with one swing. The results were rather impressive, as can be seen in the video below. ***VIDEO1*** The homer was McCann's 19th this season, which is the final year of his contract....

Justin Upton Has Bruised Hand After Being Hit by Pitch
August 29th, 2013 at 9:15 PM
Atlanta Braves outfielder Justin Upton has left Thursday's game with the Cleveland Indians early after being hit by a pitch from Ubaldo Jimenez on the left hand. Fox Sports reports the X-rays were negative, and the Braves are calling it a hand contusion. Jimenez hit Upton with a fastball going 92...

Cleveland Indians at Atlanta Braves: Game 133 Starting Lineups
August 29th, 2013 at 6:25 PM
  Game #133 August 29, 2013 Cleveland Indians Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 7:10 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 87°F - 80°F Wind: NNW 9 MPH Lineups: 1. Michael Bourn, CF 2. Nick Swisher, RF 3. Jason Kipnis, 2B 4. Carlos Santana, 1B 5. Michael Brantley, LF 6. Yan Gomes, C 7. Asdrubal Cabrera, SS 8. Mike Aviles, 3B 9. Ubaldo Jimenez, P 1. Jordan Schafer, RF 2. Justin Upton, LF 3. Brian McCann, C 4. Chris...

Chris Johnson Records First Career Walk-Off Single for Atlanta Braves: Video
August 29th, 2013 at 8:38 AM
Chris Johnson gave the Atlanta Braves a 3-2 in the bottom of the ninth Wednesday over the Cleveland Indians with his first career walk-off hit. Have a look at the video. ***VIDEO1*** Johnson singled off Joe Smith to left field to drive in Jordan Schafer from second. Michael Brantley made a strong...

Chris Johnson, Atlanta Braves Walk Off Behind Paul Maholm’s Strong Showing
August 28th, 2013 at 11:41 PM
The Paul Maholm of old took the mound tonight at Turner Field, as the Atlanta Braves played the 2nd game in a 3 game series with the Cleveland Indians, while Chris Johnson knocked in Jordan Schafer with a walk-off single in the bottom of the 9th.   Paul Maholm pitched a solid 6...

Cleveland Indians at Atlanta Braves: Game 132 Starting Lineups
August 28th, 2013 at 6:16 PM
  Game #132 August 28, 2013 Cleveland Indians Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 7:10 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 86°F - 78°F Wind: WNW 7 MPH Lineups: 1. Michael Bourn, CF 2. Nick Swisher, 1B 3. Jason Kipnis, 2B 4. Carlos Santana, C 5. Asdrubal Cabrera, SS 6. Mike Aviles, 3B 7. Michael Brantley, LF 8. Drew Stubbs, RF 9. Justin Masterson, P 1. Jordan Schafer, RF 2. Justin Upton, LF 3....

Atlanta Braves’ Elliot Johnson Impersonates Harry Caray, Tim Kurkjian: Video
August 28th, 2013 at 9:08 AM
The newest Atlanta Braves player has already gotten comfortable in the clubhouse, enough that Elliot Johnson sat down with Fox Sports' Tom Hart and gave his impression of Harry Caray and Tim Kurkjian in a pre-game interview. Have a look at the video below. ***VIDEO1*** Johnson has already made quite an impact,...

Cleveland Indians at Atlanta Braves: Game 131 Starting Lineups
August 27th, 2013 at 6:35 PM
  Game #131 August 27, 2013 Cleveland Indians Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 7:10 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 83°F - 76°F Wind: NW 5 MPH Lineups: 1. Michael Bourn, CF 2. Nick Swisher, 1B 3. Jason Kipnis, 2B 4. Carlos Santana, C 5. Mike Aviles, 3B 6. Asdrubal Cabrera, SS 7. Michael Brantley, LF 8. Drew Stubbs, RF 9. Danny Salazar, P 1. Jordan Schafer, CF 2....

Atlanta Braves Kick Off Homestand with Three Games Series Against the Cleveland Indians
August 27th, 2013 at 2:29 PM
After coming off a difficult road trip that cost the Atlanta Braves their star right-fielder, Jason Heyward, for the rest of the regular season, and while also dropping three of four games in St. Louis against the Cardinals, the Braves are happy to kick off a nine game home stand...

Dan Uggla Start Atlanta Braves Minor League Rehab Stint Monday
August 26th, 2013 at 7:47 AM
Atlanta Braves second baseman Dan Uggla will start a two-game minor league rehab stint Monday, braves.com reports, as he comes back from LASIK eye surgery. Uggla will report to Triple-A Gwinnett for two games before returning to Atlanta for Wednesday's game against the Cleveland Indians. After hitting .186 with 146 strikeouts in...

Atlanta Braves Only Team Still Under 50 Losses
August 21st, 2013 at 11:16 AM
The Atlanta Braves have had a spectacular season, there is no doubt about it. It's hard to argue with a 15-game division lead, not to mention the best record in baseball (76-49), with the closest team, the Pittsburgh Pirates, a full two games behind. The Braves have won 13 out of 17...

Atlanta Braves Dodge Bullet with Michael Bourn Signing with Cleveland Indians
February 12th, 2013 at 8:38 AM
All of a sudden, the National League East seems a lot friendlier to Atlanta Braves. The New York Mets, who were considered a front runner for free agent and former Atlanta center fielder Michael Bourn, lost out to the Cleveland Indians when Bourn agreed to a four-year contract Monday. The Mets...

Atlanta Braves Trade Jairo Asencio to Cleveland Indians
March 30th, 2012 at 12:37 AM
The Atlanta Braves provided a better look at what their bullpen will look like in 2012 on Thursday when they traded Jairo Asencio to the Cleveland Indians for cash considerations. The trade now makes right-hander Cory Gearrin and left-hander Yohan Flande the most likely candidates for the last two bullpen spots. Asencio had...