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Atlanta Braves’ Evan Gattis Hits Longest Homer in Major League Baseball This Season: Video
September 8th, 2013 at 4:44 PM
Evan Gattis uncorked the longest homer hit in Major League Baseball this year. The Atlanta Braves rookie pounded a 1-0 fastball from Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels in the Braves' loss at Citizen Bank Park on Sunday. Watch this. ***VIDEO1*** Gattis' moonshot was estimated at 480 feet, just longer than the previous...

Atlanta Braves’ Bats Stumped, Lose Series Opener to San Francisco Giants
June 15th, 2013 at 8:03 AM
Friday night's series opener with the San Francisco Giants was over as soon as it started for the Atlanta Braves. In a 6-0 loss, Gregor Blanco led off the game with a home run off Kris Medlen and the Giants never looked back. ***VIDEO1*** The game was essentially a tale of two...

San Francisco Giants Score Six in Fourth Inning, Roll Past Atlanta Braves
May 11th, 2013 at 9:15 AM
Nothing seemed to go right for Tim Hudson in the fourth inning, when the San Francisco Giants scored six runs on the way to an 8-2 win over the Atlanta Braves in the second game of the series on Friday at AT&T Park. The Giants used five straight hits to begin...

Atlanta Braves Knocked Out of Playoff Race with Loss to Philadelphia Phillies
September 29th, 2011 at 12:02 AM
The Atlanta Braves, playing for a wild card berth in the playoffs, dropped their final game of the 2011 season as the Philadelphia Phillies scored the game-winning run in the 13th inning to down the Braves 4-3 on Wednesday night in Atlanta. ***PHOTO1*** The Braves, who once held an 8.5 game lead...

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...

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...

Atlanta Braves Lose Out on Hunter Pence as Houston Astros Trade Him to Philadelphia Phillies
July 29th, 2011 at 10:45 PM
The Atlanta Braves were rumored to be in the hunt for a trade deadline deal for the Houston Astros' Hunter Pence, but the price for him proved to be too steep for Atlanta as the Philadelphia Phillies snatched him up Friday night. Houston landed Pence in exchange for four Phillies prospects,...

With Trade Deadline a Month Away, Atlanta Braves Need a Bat
June 23rd, 2011 at 4:04 PM
  The Atlanta Braves need offense. More specifically, they need offense now. That fact is unmistakably clear to anyone who has watched a single game of Braves baseball this season. With the trade deadline coming up next month, the Braves will undoubtedly be looking to upgrade an abysmal offense currently tied for...

Atlanta Braves Drop Series Finale to Houston Astros
June 14th, 2011 at 12:30 AM
After a weekend where everything seemed to go right, the Atlanta Braves failed to finish off a four-game road sweep of the Houston Astros on a night where nearly everything went wrong. Derek Lowe had yet another outing where his sinker did not live up to its name. He got touched...

Bats Wake up for the Atlanta Braves, Cruise Past Houston Astros
June 11th, 2011 at 12:12 AM
The lumber came alive in a big way for the Atlanta Braves tonight as they pelted the Houston Astros 11-4 in the first of a four-game series. "We got into some hitters' counts and swung the bat," Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said. ***PHOTO1***   Center fielder Jordan Schaffer got it started out for the...