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Atlanta Braves’ Elliot Johnson Impersonates Harry Caray, Tim Kurkjian: Video
August 28th, 2013 at 9:08 AM
The newest Atlanta Braves player has already gotten comfortable in the clubhouse, enough that Elliot Johnson sat down with Fox Sports' Tom Hart and gave his impression of Harry Caray and Tim Kurkjian in a pre-game interview. Have a look at the video below. ***VIDEO1*** Johnson has already made quite an impact,...

Atlanta Braves Claim Elliot Johnson Off Release Waivers from Kansas City Royals
August 21st, 2013 at 2:39 PM
The Atlanta Braves have claimed Infielder Elliot Johnson from the Kansas City Royals off release waivers, according to Bob Dutton of the Kansas City Star.   — Bob Dutton (@Royals_Report) August 21, 2013   Johnson is a switch-hitting bat off the bench, that owns a lifetime batting average of .212. Originally a member of the...

Atlanta Braves Dodge Injury Bullet, Jordan Schafer’s Ankle X-ray Negative
June 27th, 2013 at 3:33 PM
The Atlanta Braves are likely breathing a sigh of relief after Jordan Schafer learned his ankle isn't broken after all. X-rays came up negative on the Braves outfielder after he fouled a ball off his right ankle in Wednesday's loss to the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium, rotoinfo.com reports. Schafer...

Alex Gordon Hits Walk-off Single, Atlanta Braves Lose to Kansas City Royals in 10 Innings
June 27th, 2013 at 8:53 AM
The Atlanta Braves continued their road woes on Wednesday, finishing up their road trip with walk-off loss to the Kansas City Royals. Alex Gordon provided the game-winning hit off Alex Wood in the 4-3 loss at Kauffman Stadium. ***VIDEO1*** Of course, the Braves wouldn't have been in that situation if they hadn't...

Atlanta Braves at Kansas City Royals: Gameday 79
June 26th, 2013 at 7:50 PM
  Game #79 June 26, 2013 Atlanta Braves Kansas City Royals Game Details Time: 8:10 PM EDT Stadium: Kauffman Stadium (Kansas City, MO) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Sunny Temperature: 94°F - 84°F Wind: NNW 10 MPH Lineups: 1. Jordan Schafer, LF 2. Jason Heyward, RF 3. Justin Upton, DH 4. Freddie Freeman, 1B 5. Gerald Laird, C 6. B.J. Upton, CF 7. Dan Uggla, 2B 8. Chris Johnson, 3B 9. Andrelton Simmons, SS 1. Alex Gordon, LF 2. Alcides Escobar, SS 3. Eric Hosmer, 1B 4. Billy Butler, DH 5. Salvador Perez, C 6. Lorenzo Cain, CF 7. Mike Moustakas, 3B 8....

Atlanta Braves’ Kris Medlen Deflects Billy Butler Groundball: Video
June 26th, 2013 at 4:10 PM
In one of the stranger plays of the season, Atlanta Braves' starting pitcher Kris Medlen deflected a groundball off the bat of Kansas City Royals designated hitter Billy Butler on Tuesday. The ball caromed off Medlen's glove to Brian McCann, who threw to Freddie Freeman to complete the putout. ***VIDEO1*** The Braves would...

Jason Heyward Drives in Three, Atlanta Braves Take First Game from Kansas City Royals
June 26th, 2013 at 9:11 AM
If any doubt remained over Jason Heyward's turnaround from his disastrous start, it must have been completely erased in Wednesday's series opener. The Atlanta Braves right fielder drove in three runs in a 4-3 win over the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium. ***VIDEO1*** Heyward drove in three runs, including a go-ahead solo...

Atlanta Braves at Kansas City Royals: Gameday 78
June 25th, 2013 at 7:16 PM
  Game #78 June 25, 2013 Atlanta Braves Kansas City Royals Game Details Time: 8:10 PM EDT Stadium: Kauffman Stadium (Kansas City, MO) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 87°F - 85°F Wind: SSW 15 MPH Lineups: 1. Jordan Schafer, LF 2. Jason Heyward, RF 3. Justin Upton, DH 4. Freddie Freeman, 1B 5. B.J. Upton, CF 6. Brian McCann, C 7. Dan Uggla, 2B 8. Chris Johnson, 3B 9. Andrelton Simmons, SS 1. Alex Gordon, LF 2. Alcides Escobar, SS 3. Eric Hosmer, 1B 4. Billy Butler, DH 5. Salvador Perez, C 6. Mike Moustakas,...

Atlanta Braves Travel to Kauffman Stadium for First Time for Two-game Series with Kansas City Royals: Series Preview
June 25th, 2013 at 4:13 PM
Somehow, the Atlanta Braves have never played at Kauffman Stadium. That will change Tuesday night when the Braves will play a road series against the Kansas City Royals for the first time. Despite their inconsistencies, the Braves enter play with a six-game lead over the Washington Nationals for first place in...

Atlanta Braves Split Series with Kansas City Royals, 10-game Winning Streak Snapped
April 17th, 2013 at 8:41 PM
The Atlanta Braves finally had their 10-game winning streak snapped Wednesday afternoon by the Kansas City Royals at Turner Field. Mike Minor took the hard-luck loss in a 1-0 game. Kansas City benefited from a mental error on the part of Evan Gattis. After Alcides Escobar singled to start the fourth, he...

Starting Lineups for Kansas City Royals at Atlanta Braves: 4/17/2013
April 17th, 2013 at 10:47 AM
The Atlanta Braves host the Kansas City Royals for the final game in their two-game series this afternoon.  It's an early start in Atlanta, with the games first pitch scheduled for 12:10pm.  Mike Minor is going for this third win in as many starts.  Here are the lineups: Royals: 1. Alex Gordon, LF 2. Alcides Escobar, SS 3....

Atlanta Braves Pound Five Home Runs, Beat Kansas City Royals for 10th Straight Win
April 17th, 2013 at 8:30 AM
The Atlanta Braves once again proved they're the team to beat in Major League Baseball on Tuesday, overcoming three errors by launching five solo homers at Turner Field to top the Kansas City Royals 6-3 for their 10th straight win. The Braves blew up a decisive eighth inning, when Kevin Herrera...

Starting Lineups for Kansas City Royals and Atlanta Braves: 4/16/2013
April 16th, 2013 at 5:24 PM
The Atlanta Braves host the Kansas City Royals in the series opener tonight at Turner Field. Here are the lineups. Royals: 1. Alex Gordon, LF 2. Alcides Escobar, SS 3. Eric Hosmer, 1B 4. Salvador Perez, C 5. Lorenzo Cain, CF 6. Mike Moustakas, 3B 7. Jeff Francoeur, RF 8. Chris Getz, 2B 9. Jeremy Guthrie, P Braves: 1. B.J. Upton, CF 2. Jason...

Series Preview: Kansas City Royals at Atlanta Braves
April 16th, 2013 at 8:42 AM
Thanks to the Houston Astros switching leagues, interleague play comes to the Atlanta Braves in mid-April. The short two-game set is the only taste the Braves get of both the Kansas City Royals and Turner Field before hitting the road for another 10-game road trip. ***VIDEO1*** The Braves enter the series with...

Atlanta Braves, Kansas City Royals to Honor Jackie Robinson Tuesday
April 15th, 2013 at 8:19 AM
On Monday, the majority of Major League Baseball will mark Jackie Robinson Day, but the Atlanta Braves and Kansas City Royals will celebrate on Tuesday because both clubs have a day off on Monday. ***VIDEO1*** The Braves and Royals, as well as every other Major League team, will wear Robinson's no. 42...