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Atlanta Braves Sign Pitching Coach Roger McDowell to New Two-year Deal
November 2nd, 2013 at 11:54 PM
Roger McDowell's future with the Atlanta Braves is no longer questioned after the team signed him to a new two-year contract. McDowell, who had just one year left on his contract and had been one of the lowest paid coaches in Major League Baseball, had been the subject of numerous rumors...

Atlanta Braves Lose Homefield Advantage Despite Win Over Philadelphia Phillies
September 29th, 2013 at 5:54 PM
The Atlanta Braves got the win they needed over the Philadelphia Phillies in the series finale Sunday, but they didn't get a St. Louis Cardinals loss to the Chicago Cubs, so they'll host the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League Division Series. The Braves pounded the Phillies in a 12-5...

Philadelphia Phillies at Atlanta Braves: Game 162 Starting Lineups
September 29th, 2013 at 1:01 PM
  Game #162 September 29, 2013 Philadelphia Phillies Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 1:35 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 72°F - 74°F Wind: E 6 MPH Lineups: 1. Cesar Hernandez, CF 2. Jimmy Rollins, SS 3. Chase Utley, 2B 4. Domonic Brown, LF 5. Kevin Frandsen, 1B 6. Cody Asche, 3B 7. Erik Kratz, C 8. Roger Bernadina, RF 9. Zach Miner, P 1. Jason Heyward, CF 2. Justin Upton, RF 3. Freddie...

Atlanta Braves Can Clinch Homefield Advantage with Help Saturday
September 28th, 2013 at 8:31 AM
With a magic number of two, the Atlanta Braves can clinch homefield advantage through the National League playoffs with a win and a St. Louis Cardinals loss Saturday. The Cardinals play the Chicago Cubs at 4:15, so the Braves should know if they can clinch homefield advantage early on in their...

Kris Medlen Outduels Cliff Lee, Atlanta Braves Move Magic Number for Homefield Advantage to Two
September 27th, 2013 at 11:52 PM
Kris Medlen carried a no-hitter into the sixth, just barely outdueling Cliff Lee in the Atlanta Braves' 1-0 thriller of a win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday. Medlen held the Phillies to two hits over his season-best eight innings to give him a 0.83 ERA over his last six starts. The...

Philadelphia Phillies at Atlanta Braves: Game 160 Starting Lineups
September 27th, 2013 at 5:54 PM
  Game #160 September 27, 2013 Philadelphia Phillies Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 7:30 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Sunny Temperature: 75°F - 66°F Wind: ESE 6 MPH Lineups: 1. Cesar Hernandez, CF 2. Jimmy Rollins, SS 3. Chase Utley, 2B 4. Carlos Ruiz, C 5. Domonic Brown, LF 6. Darin Ruf, 1B 7. Cody Asche, 3B 8. Roger Bernadina, RF 9. Cliff Lee, P 1. Jason Heyward, CF 2....

Brian McCann Listed as Day-to-day by Atlanta Braves with Strained Groin
September 27th, 2013 at 8:31 AM
Brian McCann only lasted until the second inning of the Atlanta Braves' 7-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday when he was forced to leave with a strained groin. The positive note is that the Braves could have him back as soon as the weekend. "Worst-case scenario is we don't...

Atlanta Braves Lower National League Homefield Advantage Magic Number to Three
September 26th, 2013 at 10:28 PM
With just three games left in the regular season, the Atlanta Braves have lowered their magic number to clinch homefield advantage through the National League Championship series to three. With their win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday, the Braves tied the St. Louis Cardinals for the best record in the...

Atlanta Braves Fall Half-game Behind St. Louis Cardinals for National League Homefield Advantage
September 25th, 2013 at 10:57 PM
After only mustering two hits in a shutout loss to the Milwaukee Brewers, the Atlanta Braves now have the National League's second best record, falling a half game behind the St. Louis Cardinals in their quest for homefield advantage. The Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals on Wednesday afternoon, which, combined with Atlanta's...

Atlanta Braves’ Magic Number Cut to Four with Washington Nationals’ Loss
September 15th, 2013 at 12:05 AM
The Atlanta Braves got some help in their quest for the National League East title from the Philadelphia Phillies, who beat the Washington Nationals on Saturday, cutting the Braves' magic number to four. The Braves beat the San Diego Padres in a close game Saturday to move their magic number to...

Atlanta Braves Hope to Shrink Magic Number in Home Series Against San Diego Padres
September 13th, 2013 at 10:00 AM
The Atlanta Braves' magic number currently sits at 6 games, after taking 3 of 4 games in Miami against the Marlins. As the Braves head home to take on the San Diego Padres, they hope to lower that number another 3 games over the weekend. The Braves are currently 0-3 on...

Atlanta Braves Release Tentative 2014 Schedule
September 10th, 2013 at 3:28 PM
The Atlanta Braves officially announced their schedule for their 2014 campaign today, outlining when and where they would play, albeit without game times, which are expected to be finalized later during the off-season. The Braves will open the season with two away series, in Milwaukee and Washington respectively, before returning to...

Evan Gattis’ Two Homers Account for Only Atlanta Braves Hits: Video
September 9th, 2013 at 7:57 AM
Sunday's performance by the Atlanta Braves offense at Citizens Bank Park wasn't exactly riveting in their 3-2 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies, but Evan Gattis had both Braves hits - both on solo homers off Cole Hamels. Have a look. ***VIDEO1*** That one was the longest in the Majors this year.at 480 feet....

Atlanta Braves’ Evan Gattis Hits Longest Homer in Major League Baseball This Season: Video
September 8th, 2013 at 4:44 PM
Evan Gattis uncorked the longest homer hit in Major League Baseball this year. The Atlanta Braves rookie pounded a 1-0 fastball from Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels in the Braves' loss at Citizen Bank Park on Sunday. Watch this. ***VIDEO1*** Gattis' moonshot was estimated at 480 feet, just longer than the previous...

Atlanta Braves at Philadelphia Phillies: Game 142 Starting Lineups
September 8th, 2013 at 1:14 PM
  Game #142 September 8, 2013 Atlanta Braves Philadelphia Phillies Game Details Time: 1:35 PM EDT Stadium: Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia, PA) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Mostly Sunny Temperature: 83°F - 81°F Wind: N 8 MPH Lineups: 1. B.J. Upton, CF 2. Andrelton Simmons, SS 3. Freddie Freeman, 1B 4. Chris Johnson, 3B 5. Evan Gattis, LF 6. Gerald Laird, C 7. Dan Uggla, 2B 8. Joey Terdoslavich, RF 9. Paul Maholm, P 1. Cesar...

Atlanta Braves’ Scott Downs Has Broken Finger, not Expected to Go on Disabled List
September 7th, 2013 at 10:42 PM
Atlanta Braves pitcher Scott Downs had a scary moment when he was nailed by a comebacker from Chase Utley in the Atlanta Braves' 6-5 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday at Citizens Bank Park. Fox Sports South reports that he has a non-displaced fracture in the top of his...

Atlanta Braves’ Scott Downs Leaves Game Against Philadelphia Phillies After Being Drilled by Comebacker
September 7th, 2013 at 9:24 PM
Atlanta Braves lefty pitcher Scott Downs has left their game with the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park after being hit by a comebacker off the bat of Chase Utley. Utley lined the second pitch he saw from Downs right back up the middle, hitting downs on his right, non-throwing hand....

Atlanta Braves at Philadelphia Phillies: Game 141 Starting Lineups
September 7th, 2013 at 6:14 PM
  Game #141 September 7, 2013 Atlanta Braves Philadelphia Phillies Game Details Time: 7:05 PM EDT Stadium: Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia, PA) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 76°F - 68°F Wind: SW 6 MPH Lineups: 1. B.J. Upton, CF 2. Justin Upton, RF 3. Freddie Freeman, 1B 4. Evan Gattis, LF 5. Brian McCann, C 6. Chris Johnson, 3B 7. Dan Uggla, 2B 8. Andrelton Simmons, SS 9. Alex Wood, P 1....

Atlanta Braves’ Mike Minor Takes Tough-Luck Loss to Philadelphia Phillies: Video
September 7th, 2013 at 8:51 AM
Atlanta Braves pitcher Mike Minor threw a gem Friday night, but the Philadelphia Phillies' two runs were just too much against Cliff Lee in the loss at Citizens Bank Park. See the video of Minor's performance below. ***VIDEO1*** Minor gave up both of his runs over seven innings to Cody Asche on...

Cliff Lee Outduels Mike Minor, Atlanta Braves Fall to Philadelphia Phillies
September 6th, 2013 at 11:32 PM
Mike Minor was good in the series opener between the Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies Friday night, but Cliff Lee was better, sending the Braves to a 2-1 loss at Citizens Bank Park. With two outs in the seventh, Minor made his only mistake when Cody Asche hit a go-ahead two-run homer,...