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Atlanta Braves Use Homer Barrage to Sweep Arizona Diamondbacks
June 30th, 2013 at 6:22 PM
The Atlanta Braves got back to what they do best on Sunday - hitting homers. They teed off three times in a 6-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks to complete the three-game sweep at Turner Field. Trevor Cahill gave up homers to Freddie Freeman, Brian McCann and Dan Uggla to take...

That Awkward Moment for Atlanta Braves During Chipper Jones’ Jersey Retirement
June 28th, 2013 at 9:58 PM
Make no mistake, the ceremony the Atlanta Braves put on for Chipper Jones and his jersey retirement was great, but there was one subtly awkward moment most people missed. When Chipper thanked his former Braves teammates who now play for the Arizona Diamondbacks, it seems he didn't know that Eric...

Atlanta Braves Officially Retire Chipper Jones’ Number
June 28th, 2013 at 7:55 PM
In a pregame ceremony Friday evening, the Atlanta Braves inducted Chipper Jones into the Braves Hall of Fame and retired his no. 10 jersey. With a stage packed with Ted Turner, scout Paul Schneider, Dale Murphy, Bill Bartholomay, Bobby Cox, Frank Wren, John Schuerholz, parents Larry and Lynn Jones, Dan Uggla,...

Atlanta Braves to Retire Chipper Jones’ Number with Arizona Diamondbacks in Town: Series Preview
June 28th, 2013 at 5:03 PM
Let's be honest. More Atlanta Braves fans are interested in seeing Chipper Jones have his number retired than to actually see their three-game series with the Arizona Diamondbacks at Turner Field. Nevertheless, the games must go on, and they're still important. The Braves have lost six of their last nine games...

Justin Upton, Chris Johnson Homer Against Arizona Diamondbacks in Atlanta Braves Win
May 14th, 2013 at 8:46 AM
Justin Upton and Chris Johnson used Monday's game at Chase Field to remind the Arizona Diamondbacks what they lost when they were traded to the Atlanta Braves. They both hit two-run homers and finished a triple shy of the cycle in the Braves' 10-1 blowout win. ***VIDEO1*** After Dan Uggla had tied...

Atlanta Braves Take on Arizona Diamondbacks, Justin Upton Makes First Visit to Old Team: Series Preview
May 13th, 2013 at 6:53 PM
When the Atlanta Braves start their three-game series with the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on Monday, it will be the first time Justin Upton has played his old team since being traded over the offseason after two years of trade rumors. "I think it's going to be cool," Upton said...

Trading Martin Prado Unpopular but Logical for Atlanta Braves
January 25th, 2013 at 8:15 PM
A large amount of Atlanta Braves fans immediately reacted with a knee jerk when it was announced Friday that they acquired Justin Upton from the Arizona Diamondbacks while shipping away Martin Prado. Fans wanted Upton, but dealing away Prado meant getting rid of a fan favorite and clubhouse leader, so...

Atlanta Braves Trade Martin Prado, Randall Delgado to Arizona Diamondbacks for Justin Upton
January 24th, 2013 at 6:30 PM
In what has surely become old news to Atlanta Braves fans, the club acquired Justin Upton from the Arizona Diamondbacks in their biggest move of the winter. The Braves got Upton and third baseman Chris Johnson in the deal, while the Diamondbacks received Martin Prado, Randall Delgado, shortstop prospect Nick Ahmed,...

Martin Prado, Atlanta Braves Exchange Arbitration Numbers
January 18th, 2013 at 6:26 PM
The Atlanta Braves and Martin Prado officially submitted their numbers for a contract arbitration hearing, Jon Heyman reports. The move essentially ended any negotiations between the Braves and Prado. Prado filed a $7.05 million contract request, while the Braves countered with $6.65 million. In arbitration, a third party will hear arguments...

Atlanta Braves Exercise Option on Tim Hudson: What It Means
November 3rd, 2012 at 1:35 PM
It was a near certainty that the Atlanta Braves were going to pick up Tim Hudson's option for the 2013 season. He not only provides much-needed veteran leadership and stability to a young pitching staff, but also to the entire team following Chipper Jones' retirement. Hudson ended the season with a...

Atlanta Braves’ World Series Hopes Dashed by Sloppy Defense in 6-3 Loss to St. Louis Cardinals
October 5th, 2012 at 10:46 PM
Chipper Jones and the Atlanta Braves didn't quite get the storybook ending they wanted. The Braves ended the season with a six-game lead over the St. Louis Cardinals in the Wild Card standings. However, with the new rule implemented by Major League Baseball that has the two Wild Card teams face...

Atlanta Braves Shut Out Miami Marlins 3-0 Behind Paul Maholm’s Strong Outing
September 26th, 2012 at 11:58 PM
The Atlanta Braves didn't mount much of an offense against the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night, but it didn't matter with Paul Maholm on the mound. The Braves claimed a 3-0 victory over the Marlins despite recording only four hits. Maholm threw 6 2/3 shutout innings and allowed only five hits....

Atlanta Braves Outfielder Martin Prado Proving to Be Clutch
September 19th, 2012 at 1:59 PM
It's no question that the Atlanta Braves are desperate for Dan Uggla and Brian McCann to start producing like they are capable. However, perhaps there is no more important Braves position player than Martin Prado, who's proving to be one of the most clutch hitters in all of baseball. Prado's ability...

Atlanta Braves Preserve Early Lead for Tim Hudson, Beat Miami Marlins for Fourth Straight Win
September 18th, 2012 at 8:35 AM
The Atlanta Braves still have the National League East in their sights, and their 6-4 win over the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on Monday provided them with their fourth straight win. The Braves even had to survive a comeback attempt by the Marlins after building a six-run lead but held...

Atlanta Braves Lose Sloppy Game to Milwaukee Brewers
September 11th, 2012 at 8:38 AM
The Atlanta Braves couldn't have played a more fundamentally unsound game Monday night against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park. Despite collecting 10 hits, the Braves lost a 4-1 ballgame and had four runners thrown out on the base paths. The only Braves run came in the fifth inning off an...

Atlanta Braves Claim Second Consecutive 1-0 Victory Over Colorado Rockies
September 6th, 2012 at 9:48 PM
The Atlanta Braves managed to defeat the Colorado Rockies 1-0 on Wednesday due to an unearned run. That unlikely scenario unfolded again on Thursday afternoon when the Braves claimed another 1-0 victory over the Rockies in an unusual fashion. Juan Francisco raced home to score the game's lone run when pitcher Jhoulys...

Chipper Jones Completes Six-run Comeback with Walk-off Homer, Atlanta Braves Avoid Sweep by Philadelphia Phillies
September 3rd, 2012 at 8:32 AM
As if Chipper Jones needed anything else to make his last year with the Atlanta Braves more memorable, he dealt the decisive blow on Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon to complete a five-run ninth inning in the Braves' 8-7 win at Turner Field on Sunday. It at least feels at the...

Atlanta Braves Lose Heartbreaker to Philadelphia Phillies in Extra Innings
September 1st, 2012 at 10:03 AM
When Craig Kimbrel takes the mound with a lead, it's usually a sure-fire Atlanta Braves victory. That wasn't the case on Friday night against the Philadelphia Phillies. With a 5-4 lead in the top of the ninth inning, Erik Kratz drilled an 0-2 pitch from Kimbrel into the left field seats...

Kris Medlen Does Everything to Help Atlanta Braves Avoid Sweep by Washington Nationals
August 23rd, 2012 at 8:46 AM
The Atlanta Braves mercifully ended their four-game losing streak Wednesday night at Nationals Park, thanks in large part to Kris Medlen throwing seven shutout innings and drawing a key two-out walk that led to the Braves' first runs in the 5-1 win over the Washington Nationals. The win brings the Braves...

Ben Sheets Gives up Four Homers, Los Angeles Dodgers Beat Atlanta Braves
August 19th, 2012 at 8:39 AM
In Saturday's Civil Rights Game at Turner Field, no one expected such a strange outcome as the Atlanta Braves were downed by four Los Angeles Dodgers home runs - their only hits of the game - in the 6-2 loss. Ben Sheets gave up a career high four homers as well...