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What Happens When a Lip Reader Sees What Atlanta Braves Craig Kimbrel Said in the NLDS
October 9th, 2013 at 11:11 PM
We've already addressed how Fredi Gonzalez wasn't about to bring in Craig Kimbrel for more than four outs in what turned out to be the deciding loss in game four of the National League Division Series, but deadspin.com had a lip reader take a look at what cameras capture the Atlanta...

Atlanta Braves’ Fredi Gonzalez Stands Firm on not Throwing Craig Kimbrel Two Innings
October 9th, 2013 at 4:46 PM
Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez has taken a lot of heat for not going to Craig Kimbrel in the eighth inning of their fateful game four National League Division Series loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers, but he maintains that he wouldn't have done it any other way. The decision resulted in...

Culprit Found: Atlanta Braves’ Brian McCann Used Dan Uggla’s Bat in Golden Sombrero Performance
October 8th, 2013 at 8:48 AM
Brian McCann had one of the worst games of his career in the Atlanta Braves' 4-3 National League Division series game four loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers that knocked them out the playoffs, and the culprit may be that he was using one of Dan Uggla's bat. If you...

Atlanta Braves to Face Los Angeles Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw in NLDS Game Four
October 7th, 2013 at 4:48 PM
The Los Angeles Dodgers are going for the Atlanta Braves' jugular in game four of the National League Division Series on Monday, skipping Ricky Nolasco's scheduled start in favor of Clayton Kershaw. Kershaw gave up one run and struck out 12 in a winning effort in game one Thursday, meaning he...

Looking on the Bright Side: Atlanta Braves Also Blown Out Before Sid Bream’s Slide in 1992
October 7th, 2013 at 8:23 AM
Atlanta Braves fans need something to hold on to after Sunday's 13-6 blowout loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers to put them in a 2-1 hole in the National League Division Series. Mark Bowman tweeted something that may be of use.   13 runs matches the highest total the Braves have allowed...

Former Atlanta Braves Manager Bobby Cox Throws Out First Pitch of NLDS Game Two: Video
October 5th, 2013 at 8:51 AM
There are few personalities as beloved in Atlanta Braves lore as Bobby Cox, and that showed up once more when he threw out the first pitch of game two of the National League Division Series on Friday. ***VIDEO1*** Cox said previously that he was nervous about throwing a strike or not, but...

Clayton Kershaw Dominates, Los Angeles Dodgers Take NLDS Game One from Atlanta Braves
October 4th, 2013 at 12:18 AM
Clayton Kershaw pitched like Clayton Kershaw, dominating over seven innings in the Los Angeles Dodgers' 6-1 win over the Atlanta Braves in game one of the National League Division Series at Turner Field. There just wasn't a whole lot the Braves could do against Kershaw's 12 strikeouts, nine of which came...

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...

Atlanta Braves Leave Dan Uggla Off National League Division Series Roster
October 2nd, 2013 at 3:05 PM
When the Atlanta Braves take the field Thursday for the first game of the National League Division Series with the Los Angeles Dodgers, they'll be doing it without Dan Uggla, who was left off the playoff roster after basically being terrible all year.   Dan Uggla, highest paid Atlanta Brave this year,...

Reports Circulate That Dan Uggla to Be Left Off Atlanta Braves National League Division Series Roster
October 1st, 2013 at 9:13 PM
In what should overjoy many fans, reports indicate that Dan Uggla will not be on the Atlanta Braves' roster during the National League Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, braves.com reports. The stats are horrific for a man making a team-high $13 million. Uggla hit .179 with 22 home runs in 136...

Los Angeles Dodgers’ Matt Kemp Out for National League Division Series, Entirety of Playoffs
September 30th, 2013 at 8:26 AM
The Atlanta Braves won't have to worry about facing Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp, who is out for the rest of the season with a left ankle injury, the Associated Press reports. Kemp has already missed 52 games while being on the disabled list because of said ankle, but an...