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Philadelphia Phillies No-hit Atlanta Braves: Video
September 2nd, 2014 at 9:47 AM
Cole Hamels and the Philadelphia Phillies combined to no-hit the Atlanta Braves on Monday, highlighting the Braves' offensive woes this season. Even with five walks, they struck out 12 times in a 7-0 loss. ***VIDEO1*** Jonathan Papelbon finished the game with a perfect ninth, but Hamels continued his dominance over Atlanta with...

Expect Atlanta Braves’ Fredi Gonzalez, Frank Wren to Receive Contract Extensions
November 29th, 2013 at 8:36 AM
Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez and general manager Frank Wren are entering the final year of their respective contracts in 2014, but don't be surprised if both get contract extensions. As frustrating as some of their moves have been, from Wren signing B.J. Upton and Dan Uggla to expensive contracts to...

Atlanta Braves Likely to Have Quiet Offseason
November 1st, 2013 at 8:01 AM
Have landing B.J. Upton, Justin Upton and Chris Johnson in some huge moves, don't expect the Atlanta Braves to make any earth shattering moves this offseason. Yes, the Braves will look to land an ace for their starting rotation while also trying to find a taker for Dan Uggla. They also...

Atlanta Braves Thank Fans for Support Throughout 2013 Season
October 22nd, 2013 at 2:20 PM
The Atlanta Braves organization has nothing but gratitude for another season of exceptional support from their fan base. The Braves recently posted a video containing highlights from 2013, as well as testimonials from many of the stars that helped the Braves have such a successful season.     ***VIDEO1***   Included in the video are...

Los Angeles Dodgers at Atlanta Braves: NLDS Game 1 Starting Lineups
October 3rd, 2013 at 5:41 PM
  NLDS Game 1 October 3, 2013 Los Angeles Dodgers Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 8:37 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: TBS Game Conditions Weather: Clear Temperature: 72°F - 67°F Wind: SSE 2 MPH Lineups: 1. Carl Crawford, LF 2. Mark Ellis, 2B 3. Hanley Ramirez, SS 4. Adrian Gonzalez, 1B 5. Yasiel Puig, RF 6. Juan Uribe, 3B 7. Skip Schumaker, CF 8. A.J Ellis, C 9. Clayton Kershaw, P 1. Jason Heyward, CF 2....

Kate Upton Featured with Atlanta Braves Justin, B.J. Upton on Sports Illustrated Cover
October 2nd, 2013 at 9:23 PM
It's hard to tell exactly what the logic is, but Kate Upton joined B.J. Upton and Justin Upton on the cover of this week's Sports Illustrated. It seemed that when all the Kate Upton connections had already been made after the Braves acquired B.J. and Justin, but SI had other ideas...

Fredi Gonzalez Needs to Leave Dan Uggla, B.J. Upton Off Atlanta Braves Playoff Roster
September 29th, 2013 at 10:18 PM
There hasn't been a lot of talk surrounding which position players Fredi Gonzalez will carry on the Atlanta Braves' playoff roster, but if one thing is clear, it's that B.J. Upton and Dan Uggla should be left off for the National League Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The reasons...

Atlanta Braves Rejected Trade Deadline Offer from Texas Rangers for Justin Upton
September 24th, 2013 at 8:16 AM
In what would have been the biggest trade of the year, the Atlanta Braves were approached by the Texas Rangers just before July's trade deadline with a blockbuster deal involving Justin Upton, Bob Nigtengale reports. The move would have made up for the 50-game Biogenesis steroid suspension of Nelson Cruz, who...

C.B. Bucknor Vs Sam Holbrook: Who Has Hurt the Atlanta Braves More?
September 19th, 2013 at 5:03 PM
It's no secret that there is a serious lack of umpire accountability in Major League Baseball, and this season has only further supported that thought. The Atlanta Braves are one of the teams at the forefront of this school of thought. The question is, which ump has hurt the Atlanta...

Atlanta Braves Beat Washington Nationals, C.B. Bucknor to Cut Magic Number to Two
September 18th, 2013 at 11:03 PM
The Atlanta Braves, motivated by Fredi Gonzalez and Alex Wood's ejections at the hands of C.B. Bucknor in the fifth inning, defeated the Washington Nationals 5-2 on Wednesday to move their magic number to two. Things got heated when Bucknor called ball four on a pitch from Wood on a full...

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 Activate Reed Johnson from Disabled List, Still not 100 Percent
September 11th, 2013 at 7:57 AM
The Atlanta Braves activated outfielder Reed Johnson from the disabled list just before Tuesday's win over the Miami Marlins, but he's still only available in emergency situations. Johnson, who has been out since July 29, has been hitting and throwing for several weeks, but his Achilles tendinitis has largely prevented him from...

Justin Upton Exits Atlanta Braves – Miami Marlins Game After Fouling Ball Off Right Knee
September 10th, 2013 at 8:28 PM
Atlanta Braves outfielder Justin Upton has exited Tuesday's game in the fourth inning after fouling a ball off his right knee. Upton fouled a 2-2 fastball from Miami Marlins pitcher Tom Koehler off his back leg before drawing a two-out walk on a full count. Showing obvious discomfort, Upton was checked...

Atlanta Braves’ Chris Johnson, Justin Upton Prank Phillie Phanatic: Video
September 8th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
The Atlanta Braves have a reputation for having a loose clubhouse, and that spilled onto the field when Chris Johnson and Justin Upton pulled a little prank on the Phillie Phanatic. See video below. ***VIDEO1*** Unfortunately, Johnson was the only of the two with a hit, and he put together two, one...

Atlanta Braves Enjoy Much Needed Off Day Before Heading to Philadelphia
September 5th, 2013 at 3:00 PM
The Atlanta Braves have been beleaguered by injuries in their 2013 campaign, losing Jason Heyward, Reed Johnson, Jordan Schafer, Justin Upton, Johnny Venters, Eric O'Flaherty, Brian McCann, Ramiro Peña, Tim Hudson, Tyler Pastornicky, and Christhian Martinez. These injuries have ranged from day-to-day, to season-ending, yet haven't stopped the Braves from maintaining...

Atlanta Braves’ BJ Upton is Going Streaking
September 3rd, 2013 at 4:18 PM
Atlanta Braves center fielder BJ Upton has had a disappointing season. You'll hear this not only from the many Atlanta fans who have booed him after multiple strike-out games, but you'll also hear it from the man himself.  ***PHOTO1*** BJ knows he's struggling, and has spent countless hours working on correcting his...

Atlanta Braves Officially Consider Justin Upton Day-to-Day: Video
August 30th, 2013 at 8:09 AM
The Atlanta Braves were able to exhale when they learned that X-rays on Justin Upton's hand, which had been hit by a Ubaldo Jimenez pitch, came out negative. The Atlanta outfielder is considered day-to-day, and he is optimistic about playing in this weekend's series against the Miami Marlins. ***VIDEO1*** "Whenever it feels...

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...

Atlanta Braves Tied for 2nd-Most Strike-Outs in MLB
August 29th, 2013 at 1:08 PM
The Atlanta Braves do not have the most strike-outs in baseball; they're close, however. The Braves currently sit at 1, 127 strikeouts on the year - tied with the Minnesota Twins for 2nd in all of baseball. The Houston Astros currently lead the category with 1,252 strikeouts. Coming into the season, it...

Atlanta Braves at St. Louis Cardinals: Game 129 Starting Lineups
August 24th, 2013 at 3:53 PM
  Game #129 August 24, 2013 Atlanta Braves St. Louis Cardinals Game Details Time: 7:10 PM EDT Stadium: Busch Stadium (St. Louis, MO) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Sunny Temperature: 87°F - 81°F Wind: SE 7 MPH Lineups: 1. Jordan Schafer, LF 2. Justin Upton, RF 3. Freddie Freeman, 1B 4. Chris Johnson, 3B 5. Brian McCann, C 6. Andrelton Simmons, SS 7. B.J. Upton, CF 8. Elliot Johnson, 2B 9. Julio Teheran, P     1. Matt...