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Atlanta Braves Sign Veteran Starter Gavin Floyd
December 16th, 2013 at 6:24 PM
The Atlanta Braves announced today that they have signed veteran starting pitcher Gavin Floyd to a one-year deal worth $4 million with incentives pushing the potential value of the contract to $4.5 million. ***PHOTO1*** The Braves finalized the deal after Floyd passed his physical on Monday. The former White Sox right-hander is...

Atlanta Braves Season Ended by Juan Uribe Homer in NLDS Game Four
October 8th, 2013 at 1:22 AM
Instead of going to Craig Kimbrel for a two-inning save, the Atlanta Braves endured a heartbreaking loss to lose the National Leauge Division Series 3-1, thanks to a Juan Uribe go-ahead homer in a 4-3 game on Tuesday. Yasiel Puig started the fateful eighth inning with a double off David Carpenter. After...

Atlanta Braves to Face Los Angeles Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw in NLDS Game Four
October 7th, 2013 at 4:48 PM
The Los Angeles Dodgers are going for the Atlanta Braves' jugular in game four of the National League Division Series on Monday, skipping Ricky Nolasco's scheduled start in favor of Clayton Kershaw. Kershaw gave up one run and struck out 12 in a winning effort in game one Thursday, meaning he...

Atlanta Braves NLDS Starting Rotation Gliding Over All
October 3rd, 2013 at 10:46 AM
Coming into 2013, the Atlanta Braves had a serious problem with their starting pitchers. There were too many of them. To compound this, the Braves had the electric Brandon Beachy coming back from Tommy John Surgery after the All-Star Break. What's a manager to do? ***PHOTO1*** Unfortunately, after injuries to Tim Hudson,...

Atlanta Braves Leave Dan Uggla Off National League Division Series Roster
October 2nd, 2013 at 3:05 PM
When the Atlanta Braves take the field Thursday for the first game of the National League Division Series with the Los Angeles Dodgers, they'll be doing it without Dan Uggla, who was left off the playoff roster after basically being terrible all year.   Dan Uggla, highest paid Atlanta Brave this year,...

Atlanta Braves Walk-Off with Win Over Milwaukee Brewers
September 24th, 2013 at 10:58 PM
Andrelton Simmons hit a ninth inning walk-off single that scored Justin Upton with the winning run as the Atlanta Braves defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 Tuesday night at Turner Field in Atlanta. ***PHOTO1*** Freddy Garcia allowed two runs through 6 2/3 innings for the Braves, who inch closer to home field advantage for...

Atlanta Braves Shut Out by Washington Nationals, Magic Number Stays at Four
September 17th, 2013 at 9:47 PM
Just a few hours after enduring a heartbreaking loss Tuesday afternoon, the Atlanta Braves were swept in the doubleheader by the Washington Nationals, being shutout 4-0. Freddy Garcia took a tough-luck loss, giving up one run on a Steve Lombardozzi RBI-single in the second as the only damage he incurred over seven...

Atlanta Braves Look to Clinch NL East in 3 Game Series Against Washington Nationals
September 17th, 2013 at 10:31 AM
The Atlanta Braves are a mere four games away from clinching the NL East, and this week's 3 game series with the Washington Nationals is all that stands in their way. After taking only 1 game at home against the San Diego Padres, the Braves are ready to put the final...

Core of Atlanta Braves’ Lineup Comes up Big in Win Over Miami Marlins, Magic Number Cut to Six
September 12th, 2013 at 4:22 PM
The Atlanta Braves trimmed their magic number to six, relying on their big boppers in the middle of the lineup and a strong spot start by Freddy Garcia to beat the Miami Marlins 6-1 in the series finale. The Braves pounded Marlins starter Brian Flynn early, torching him for four runs...

Freddy Garcia Sees First Action in Atlanta Braves Uniform
September 2nd, 2013 at 3:18 PM
Veteran pitcher Freddy Garcia, called up just hours earlier from Triple-A Gwinnett, made his first appearance for the Atlanta Braves Sunday, pitching 4 2/3 innings of scoreless baseball in a losing effort against the Miami Marlins. Miami won the game 7-0. After the Marlins torched starter Alex Wood for seven earned...

Atlanta Braves Call up Freddy Garcia
September 1st, 2013 at 3:50 PM
The Atlanta Braves started their September call ups by purchasing the contract of the recently acquired Freddy Garcia, si.com reports. The Braves made a waiver trade for Garcia with the Baltimore Orioles on Aug. 23 to bolster their pitching staff. Fredi Gonzalez said he will be mainly used in relief, though...

Atlanta Braves Starter Brandon Beachy Returns to Disabled List
August 23rd, 2013 at 8:46 PM
The Atlanta Braves placed starting pitcher Brandon Beachy on the 15-day disabled list on Friday due to tightness in his pitching elbow. Beachy underwent Tommy John surgery in June 2012 and returned to the rotation in late July 2013 following a lengthy rehabilitation. Outfielder Todd Cunningham was called up from Triple-A...

Atlanta Braves Acquire Freddy Garcia from Baltimore Orioles
August 23rd, 2013 at 4:14 PM
The Atlanta Braves, concerned with Brandon Beachy's health, have traded for Freddy Garcia from the Baltimore Orioles for cash considerations, multiple sources report. The 36-year-old righty struggled in Baltimore this season with a 5.77 ERA and 3-5 record before being optioned to Triple-A Norfolk in June. He performed much better in...