Tagged: ‘Luis Avilan’

Atlanta Braves’ Luis Avilan’s Near-Perfect Streak is No “Mo”
September 5th, 2013 at 5:00 PM
Luis Avilan said it himself, his name is Luis Avilan, not Craig Kimbrel, or Mariano "Mo" Rivera. However, his ridiculous three month stretch during the Braves' 2013 campaign has been comparable to the aforementioned names. Until his most recent relief appearances, that is. ***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Braves' young southpaw found himself as...

Luis Avilan Denies Intentionally Hitting Washington Nationals’ Bryce Harper
August 17th, 2013 at 10:45 AM
In what's become a pretty chippy rivalry, Atlanta Braves pitchers have hit Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper three times this season, including twice in the Braves' 3-2 win Friday night. Luis Avilan hit Harper with his first pitch in the eighth inning, but he says it was far from intentional.   Avilan...

Justin Upton’s Walk-off Homer Gives Atlanta Braves Win Over Washington Nationals in 10 Innings
August 16th, 2013 at 11:47 PM
In this budding rivalry between the Atlanta Braves and Washington Nationals, Justin Upton just made it that much sweeter for Braves fans with his walk-off homer Friday night in a 3-2 win at Turner Field. After Ian Krol got Jason Heyward to ground out to start the 10th, Upton worked a...

Evan Gattis Provides Key Hit, Atlanta Braves Beat Washington Nationals for 12th Straight Win
August 6th, 2013 at 11:09 PM
When you're hot, you're hot. The Atlanta Braves happen to be hot, riding Evan Gattis' two-run single to beat the Washington Nationals 2-1 on Tuesday at Nationals Park. Gattis was only in the game because Jason Heyward strained a muscle in his neck in the first inning, so he was batting in...

Atlanta Braves Express Interest in Milwaukee Brewers Reliever Mike Gonzalez
July 18th, 2013 at 8:19 PM
With Alex Wood projected to join the Atlanta Braves starting rotation in the future, the club is now down to one left-handed reliever. The Braves were previously in the market for a veteran relief pitcher, but now they're specifically looking for a lefty, Mark Bowman reports. ***VIDEO1*** Assuming Wood ends up in...