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Atlanta Braves’ Chris Johnson Snubbed for Silver Slugger for Pittsburgh Pirates’ Pedro Alvarez
November 7th, 2013 at 7:44 AM
Many considered it a foregone conclusion that Atlanta Braves' third baseman Chris Johnson would take home his first career Silver Slugger Award, but he was snubbed on the National League side of things for Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez. ***VIDEO1*** The logic isn't exactly clear how Alvarez could be considered a...

Major League Umpire Wally Bell Dies at Age 48
October 14th, 2013 at 11:59 PM
Major League Baseball lost one of its own Monday, when umpire Wally Bell passed away at the age of 48 due to a heart attack, vindy.com reports. Bell started his MLB umpiring career in 1993. He umpired the 2006 World Series and three All-Star Games as well as this year's National...

Atlanta Braves’ Dan Uggla is the New Jason Bay, Team Should Get Rid of Him
October 11th, 2013 at 8:44 AM
Dan Uggla was the highest paid player on the Atlanta Braves in 2013. He was also the worst player, providing further evidence that he has become Atlanta's Jason Bay, and the team needs to find a way to unload him. This is beyond Derek Lowe levels, when the Braves paid the...

Atlanta Braves Own Tiebreakers Over St. Louis Cardinals, Los Angeles Dodgers for Homefield Advantage
September 23rd, 2013 at 8:00 AM
The Atlanta Braves have taken care of business against the teams they needed to beat, which has resulted in them owning the tiebreakers over the St. Louis Cardinals and Los Angeles Dodgers for homefield advantage. The Dodgers were owned by the Braves 5-2 in the season series. They're currently 2 1/2...

Atlanta Braves Only Team Still Under 50 Losses
August 21st, 2013 at 11:16 AM
The Atlanta Braves have had a spectacular season, there is no doubt about it. It's hard to argue with a 15-game division lead, not to mention the best record in baseball (76-49), with the closest team, the Pittsburgh Pirates, a full two games behind. The Braves have won 13 out of 17...

Atlanta Braves Sweep Pittsburgh Pirates, Julio Teheran Takes No-hitter into Eighth
June 5th, 2013 at 4:32 PM
Brandon Beachy's return to the Atlanta Braves will give them all kinds of problems in deciding what to do with their rotation. Julio Teheran threw an absolute gem in the series finale with the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday, taking a no-hitter into the eighth inning of a 5-0 win. ***PHOTO1*** Teheran was...

Pittsburgh Pirates @ Atlanta Braves: Gameday 59
June 5th, 2013 at 10:36 AM
  Game #59 June 5, 2013 Pittsburgh Pirates Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 12:10 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast:SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Cloudy Temperature: 78°F - 80°F Wind: ESE 7 MPH Lineups: 1. Starling Marte, LF 2. Travis Snider, RF 3. Andrew McCutchen, CF 4. Garrett Jones, 1B 5. Neil Walker, 2B 6. Pedro Alvarez, 3B 7. Russell Martin, C 8. Clint Barmes, SS 9. Wandy Rodriguez, P 1. Andrelton Simmons, SS 2. Jason Heyward, RF 3....

Atlanta Braves Beat Pittsburgh Pirates in 10 on Andrelton Simmons Walk-off Double
June 5th, 2013 at 9:02 AM
The Atlanta Braves extended their winning streak to four games while riding the suddenly productive bats of Dan Uggla, Jason Heyward and B.J. Upton. But it was Andrelton Simmons who ultimately came through with a walk-off double in the 10-inning, 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates at Turner Field on...

Pittsburgh Pirates @ Atlanta Braves: Gameday 58
June 4th, 2013 at 5:27 PM
  Game #58 June 4, 2013 Pittsburgh Pirates Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 7:10 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast:SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 84°F - 78°F Wind: E 5 MPH Lineups: 1. Starling Marte, LF 2. Jordy Mercer, 2B 3. Andrew McCutchen, CF 4. Gaby Sanchez, 1B 5. Russell Martin, RF 6. Michael McKenry, C 7. Pedro Alvarez, 3B 8. Clint Barmes, SS 9. Jeff Locke, P 1. Andrelton Simmons, SS 2. Jason Heyward, RF 3....

Brian McCann Tallies 1,000th Hit in Atlanta Braves Win Over Pittsburgh Pirates
June 4th, 2013 at 8:55 AM
Eight years and six All-Star appearances in the making, Brian McCann recorded his 1,000th hit in the midst of an Atlanta Braves 7-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates at Turner Field on Monday. McCann hit a broken-bat single to left field off Pirates reliever Mike Zagurski to reach four digits in...

Pittsburgh Pirates @ Atlanta Braves: Gameday 57
June 3rd, 2013 at 5:16 PM
  Game #57 June 3, 2013 Pittsburgh Pirates Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 7:10 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast:SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 82°F - 74°F Wind: NNW 4 MPH Lineups: 1. Starling Marte, CF 2. Neil Walker, 2B 3. Garrett Jones, RF 4. Gaby Sanchez, 1B 5. Travis Snider, LF 6. Russell Martin, C 7. Pedro Alvarez, 3B 8. Clint Barmes, SS 9. A.J. Burnett, P 1. Andrelton Simmons, SS 2. Jason Heyward, RF 3. Justin Upton,...

Sluggish Atlanta Braves Drop Third Straight to Pittsburgh Pirates
April 21st, 2013 at 7:18 PM
The Atlanta Braves offense had trouble getting going yet again as they dropped the series finale and their third straight to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday. Although they chased Jonathan Sanchez after three innings, they still managed to waste several opportunities and lose 4-2 at PNC Park. ***VIDEO1*** The Braves totaled six...

Starting Lineups for Atlanta Braves and Pittsburgh Pirates: 4/21/2013
April 21st, 2013 at 12:32 PM
The Atlanta Braves look to salvage a split with the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday afternoon at PNC Park. Braves: 1. B.J. Upton, CF 2. Ramiro Pena, 2B 3. Justin Upton, LF 4. Evan Gattis, 1B 5. Chris Johnson, 3B 6. Reed Johnson, RF 7. Gerald Laird, C 8. Andrelton Simmons, SS 9. Kris Medlen, P Pirates: 1. Starling Marte, LF 2. Travis Snider,...

Starting Lineups for Atlanta Braves and Pittsburgh Pirates: 4/20/2013
April 20th, 2013 at 6:10 PM
The Atlanta Braves look to ride Paul Maholm's hot arm to secure at least a split with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Braves: 1. B.J. Upton, CF 2. Jason Heyward, RF 3. Justin Upton, LF 4. Evan Gattis, C 5. Chris Johnson, 1B 6. Dan Uggla, 2B 7. Juan Francisco, 3B 8. Andrelton Simmons, SS 9. Paul Maholm, P Pirates: 1. Starling Marte, LF 2....

Pittsburgh Pirates Shutout Atlanta Braves, Tim Hudson Falls Short of 200 Wins
April 20th, 2013 at 9:34 AM
Tim Hudson will have to wait to secure win no. 200 of his career, as the Pittsburgh Pirates slugged him for his worst start of the season and shutout the Atlanta Braves 6-0 to even the series at PNC Park. ***VIDEO1*** Hudson was able to get around a double by Travis Snider...

Starting Lineups for Atlanta Braves and Pittsburgh Pirates: 4/19/2013
April 19th, 2013 at 6:46 PM
Tim Hudson goes for win no. 200 tonight as the Atlanta Braves look for their second straight win against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Braves: 1. B.J. Upton, CF 2. Jason Heyward, RF 3. Justin Upton, LF 4. Evan Gattis, 1B 5. Chris Johnson, 3B 6. Dan Uggla, 2B 7. Andrelton Simmons, SS 8. Gerald Laird, C 9. Tim Hudson, P Pirates: 1. Jose...

Evan Gattis Hits Go-ahead Homer in Eighth Inning, Atlanta Braves Beat Pittsburgh Pirates
April 19th, 2013 at 8:59 AM
Evan Gattis added to his storybook rookie season with the Atlanta Braves in the series opener on Thursday at PNC Park. Though he wasn't in the starting lineup with fellow rookie Julio Teheran on the mound, Gattis hit a pinch-hit go-ahead homer to lift the Braves over the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-4. ***VIDEO1*** The...

Starting Lineups for Atlanta Braves and Pittsburgh Pirates: 4/18/2013
April 18th, 2013 at 4:56 PM
The Atlanta Braves start a 10-game road trip by heading to PNC Park to take on the Pittsburgh Pirates at 7:05 p.m. Here are the starting lineups they'll use to try to start another winning streak. Braves: 1. B.J. Upton, CF 2. Jason Heyward, RF 3. Justin Upton, LF 4. Chris Johnson, 1B 5. Dan Uggla,...

Series Preview: Atlanta Braves at Pittsburgh Pirates
April 18th, 2013 at 4:09 PM
After a brief two-game set with the Kansas City Royals at home, the Atlanta Braves have hit the road again for a 10-game road trip. They start by hitting PNC Park to play the Pittsburgh Pirates in a four-game series starting Thursday. Although the Braves had their streak of 10 consecutive...

Atlanta Braves Seal Wild Card Fate with Loss to Pittsburgh Pirates
October 2nd, 2012 at 8:33 AM
It's official. The Atlanta Braves, after taking a loss Monday night to the Pittsburgh Pirates, will finish second in the National League East and will be the first Wild Card team. Their fate was sealed via a 2-1 final at PNC Park. To win the division, the Braves would have had...