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Atlanta Braves Expected to Pursue Chicago Cubs Kevin Gregg
June 27th, 2013 at 6:01 PM
The Atlanta Braves, as previously noted, could use another veteran arm in their bullpen. Mark Bowman reports that the Braves are among several teams who are likely to try to trade with the Chicago Cubs for Kevin Gregg. Luis Avilan and Jordan Walden have held down the fort with the big...

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...

Atlanta Braves Shutout Florida Marlins, Maintain Wild Card Lead
September 20th, 2011 at 11:56 PM
The Atlanta Braves went into Tuesday in desperate need of a win to prevent the St. Louis Cardinals from creeping to 1.5 games away from the Wild Card lead. What they got was five shutout innings from rookie Randall Delgado to even the series with the Florida Marlins. Delgado's five innings...

Alex Gonzalez Stays Hot, Lifts Atlanta Braves Over Florida Marlins
September 15th, 2011 at 9:14 AM
The Atlanta Braves knew this week that they had allowed the Wild Card race to get just a little too close, and a red hot Alex Gonzalez has stepped up in recent days. Gonzalez kept swinging a hot bat Wednesday to lead the Braves over the Florida Marlins. ***PHOTO1*** Gonzalez used three...

Brian McCann Hits Clutch Homer to Snap Atlanta Braves’ Skid, Even Series with Florida Marlins
September 14th, 2011 at 9:17 AM
Fredi Gonzalez's closed door team meeting Tuesday seemed to work as the Atlanta Braves snapped their season-long four-game losing streak to even the series with the Florida Marlins. Brian McCann entered the game hitting .159 since returning from the disabled list and blaming Monday night's loss on himself, but his three-run...

Atlanta Braves Fail to Capitalize, Fall to Florida Marlins in 12 Innings
September 13th, 2011 at 9:12 AM
The Atlanta Braves came to the plate 20 times with runners in scoring position Monday against the Florida Marlins, but they still could not push across the winning run as they dropped the series opener 5-4 for their fourth straight loss. Fresh off a 2-6 road trip, the Braves hoped that...

Dan Uggla’s Hit Streak Ties Atlanta Braves Record as Braves Sweep Florida Marlins
August 10th, 2011 at 11:25 PM
Dan Uggla wasted no time extending his hitting streak to 31 games Wednesday as the Atlanta Braves finished off a three-game sweep of the Florida Marlins. The recently resurgent Braves' second baseman got it done early on a single up the middle, driving in Michael Bourne and Martin Prado in the...

Atlanta Braves Fail to Sweep Florida Marlins
August 1st, 2011 at 12:52 AM
The Atlanta Braves stranded 10 men Sunday afternoon at Turner Field and managed a single run on 13 hits as they failed to sweep the Florida Marlins in the series finale. This was not one for Little Leaguers to watch. Although every Braves position player hit safely at least once, they only...

Dan Uggla Extends Hit Streak to 20 Games, Powers Atlanta Braves Past Florida Marlins
July 30th, 2011 at 7:24 AM
Dan Uggla has been unstoppable for the last three weeks, and Friday he punished his former team, helping the Atlanta Braves to a 5-0 win over the Florida Marlins. Uggla extended his already career-long 20-game hitting streak to 20 games when he belted a three-run home run - his 19th of the...

Two Hits Enough as Tommy Hanson Propels Atlanta Braves Past Florida Marlins
June 7th, 2011 at 7:31 AM
Though the Atlanta Braves only managed two hits, Tommy Hanson’s strong start moved Atlanta past the Florida Marlins and into sole possession of second place in the division. ***PHOTO1*** Hanson (7-4, 2.59 ERA) threw six innings of shutout ball, surrendering only two hits and striking out six. He walked five, but the...