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Atlanta Braves Fire GM Frank Wren
September 22nd, 2014 at 11:22 AM
The Atlanta Braves have fired general manager Frank Wren, the team announced on Twitter today. ***PHOTO1*** The move comes a day after the Braves were swept by the New York Mets to put them three games under .500 and eliminated them from playoff contention. John Hart has been named interim GM but...

Former Atlanta Braves Pitcher Derek Lowe Retires
July 18th, 2013 at 4:10 PM
Former Atlanta Braves pitcher Derek Lowe is calling it a career, USA Today reports, but he's not exactly using the word "retirement" to describe the end of his 17-year-career. The 40-year-old righty had a 176-157 career record and 4.03 ERA in 681 games, which includes 377 starts. His most notable accomplishment...

Atlanta Braves Trade Derek Lowe to Cleveland Indians
October 31st, 2011 at 9:18 PM
Frank Wren wasted no time in making his first move of the offseason. The Atlanta Braves traded starting pitcher Derek Lowe to the Cleveland Indians on Monday. The Braves will also pay $10 million of Lowe's $15 million salary in the 2012 season. The Braves received Single-A left-handed pitcher Chris...

Frank Wren Provides Insight on Futures of Jason Heyward and Derek Lowe
October 1st, 2011 at 11:47 PM
Jason Heyward and Derek Lowe, both of whom were supposed to be key cogs in the lineup and rotation, each had very forgettable seasons. Atlanta Braves general manager Frank Wren was very forthright when discussing their futures. One year after finishing second in the Rookie of the Year voting, it was...

Derek Lowe Has Repeat Performance, Atlanta Braves Now Tied for Wild Card
September 28th, 2011 at 8:27 AM
Derek Lowe was shelled for his 17th loss of the season Wednesday, meaning that once again, the Atlanta Braves will not be able to punch their playoff ticket until game 162. Lowe gave up a typical-for-this-season five runs in four-plus innings to the Philadelphia Phillies, starting with a homer to Chase...

Atlanta Braves Shutout, Wild Card Lead Down to 1 1/2 Games
September 22nd, 2011 at 8:25 AM
Atlanta Braves fans may be in panic  mode, but the Braves themselves are simply hoping for an easier run in the last week of September than the first three. Former Brave Javier Vazquez threw seven shutout innings against them Wednesday for the Florida Marlins to shrink their Wild Card lead...

New York Mets Blow Out Atlanta Braves; Derek Lowe Throws Less than Three Innings
September 17th, 2011 at 9:26 AM
One thing is for sure - Derek Lowe's September from a year ago is not making an encore performance. The plagued Atlanta Braves righty was shelled by the New York Mets in the series opener Friday night, giving up six runs on nine hits while not getting out of the...

Atlanta Braves Fall Short in 4-3 Loss to St. Louis Cardinals
September 11th, 2011 at 2:51 PM
Derek Lowe gave up four early runs, and the Atlanta Braves were never able to recover as they lost 4-3 to the St. Louis Cardinals Saturday night. Lowe settled down to pitch six innings with six strikeouts while giving up four runs. While obviously not his best start, he held the...

Cliff Lee Shuts Down Atlanta Braves, Philadelphia Phillies Light up Derek Lowe
September 6th, 2011 at 9:26 AM
The Atlanta Braves can now only hope Derek Lowe can return to his September 2010 form after the 38-year-old pitcher returned to his July 2011 self Monday. The Philadelphia Phillies roughed him up for seven runs - five earned - over five innings to take the first game of an...

Craig Kimbrel Sets Rookie Record as Atlanta Braves Even Series with Washington Nationals
September 1st, 2011 at 8:48 AM
Craig Kimbrel stole the show in the ninth for the Atlanta Braves as he set the major league rookie record with his 41st save of the year. He struck out two Washington Nationals in the final frame to secure the 3-1 final and even the series. After the Braves rebounded for...

Atlanta Braves Use Longball to Push Past Arizona Diamondbacks
August 20th, 2011 at 8:43 AM
The Atlanta Braves may have acquired Michael Bourn and called up Jose Constanza for their speed, but it was the Braves' power that gave them a win in the series opener with the Arizona Diamondbacks. Bourn immediately began the Braves' peppering of Daniel Hudson with a lead-off homer in the first...

Derek Lowe Rough Again as Chicago Cubs Beat Atlanta Braves
August 14th, 2011 at 8:23 AM
Although Dan Uggla extended his hititing streak to 33 games, it was not enough to save another rough outing from Derek Lowe, as the Chicago Cubs evened the weekend series with the Atlanta Braves. ***PHOTO1*** Lowe was off from the start, as Starlin Castro and Darwin Barney led off the game with...

Alex Gonzalez Powers Atlanta Braves to 8-5 Victory Over Florida Marlins
August 9th, 2011 at 12:08 PM
Derek Lowe rebounded from a month-long rough stretch to pitch six strong innings, and the Atlanta Braves offense provided plenty of run support in an 8-5 win over the Florida Marlins. Coming into Monday night's game against the Marlins, Lowe's last quality start was June 29 against the Seattle Mariners. After...

Washington Nationals Rock Derek Lowe as Atlanta Braves’ Skid Continues
August 2nd, 2011 at 11:44 PM
The Atlanta Braves and Derek Lowe saw their struggles continue as the Washington Nationals teed off in the middle innings to take the second game of a three-game set. At first, it seemed like a normal Derek Lowe start when he gave up a single in the first inning and induced...

Atlanta Braves Drop Final Game of Series with Pittsburgh Pirates for Four-Game Split
July 29th, 2011 at 8:50 AM
Though the Atlanta Braves struck first in the finale of one of the more memorable series of the year, but they still could not manage to string hits together and managed a split with the Pittsburgh Pirates. It seemed Atlanta caught nothing but bad breaks with the bats as they...

Huge Seventh Inning Leads to Cincinnati Reds Rout of Atlanta Braves
July 24th, 2011 at 9:23 AM
Derek Lowe and the Atlanta Braves seemed to be cruising to another low scoring win Saturday against the Cincinnati Reds. And then the wheels came off. Lowe had done it all for the Braves for more than half the game. He drove in their only two runs of the game with...

Freddie Freeman Continues Dominance of Colorado Rockies as Atlanta Braves Win
July 19th, 2011 at 9:06 AM
Freddie Freeman is public enemy no. 1 for the Colorado Rockies right now. The Atlanta Braves' rookie, who has hit .526 and slugged 1.368 against the Rockies this year, hit his fifth home run against them in as many games as Atlanta took the first of four games at Coors Field...

Phillies Rout Braves 14-1 In Rubber Match Of Series
July 10th, 2011 at 9:14 PM
After a tough loss to the Atlanta Braves Saturday night, the Philadelphia Phillies were out to make a statement in the last game before the All Star break. Mission accomplished. Behind a stellar pitching performance by Cole Hamels and an offensive onslaught, the Phillies beat the Braves 14-1 Sunday afternoon. Hamels...

Derek Lowe Uses Arm, Bat to Lead Atlanta Braves to Victory
July 5th, 2011 at 10:46 PM
Derek Lowe was stellar on the mound and at the plate as the Atlanta Braves defeated the Colorado Rockies 5-3 for their 12th win in the last 15 games on Tuesday night. Lowe picked up his second win in a row and fifth of the season after pitching 5 1/3 innings,...

Freddie Freeman Key as Atlanta Braves Finish Sweep of Seattle Mariners
June 30th, 2011 at 9:37 AM
Derek Lowe picked up his first win since May 6 in a return to his early-season form, and Freddie Freeman churned out three hits as the Atlanta Braves concluded their road trip with a winning record by sweeping the Seattle Mariners. Though Brooks Conrad drove in the game's first run in...