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Pirates Plate 7 In Extra Frame, Topple Braves
May 25th, 2017 at 1:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** By The Sports Xchange ATLANTA â?? Gift Ngoepe is best known for his late-inning defense, not his bat. He may have altered that perception on Wednesday night when he helped the Pittsburgh Pirates pull out an improbable win. Ngoepe, who entered the game hitting only .200, slashed an opposite-field double...

The Morning Sports News: ‘Walk Off’
May 24th, 2017 at 7:44 AM
***PHOTO1***The Braves took the second game of a four game series last night against the Pirates as they had to overcome a three and a half hour rain delay along with a ninth inning deficit. New Brave Matt Adams went three for five ...Read Original Post at http://atlanta.cbslocal.com/2017/05/24/the-morning-sports-news-walk-off-2/ Sports...

Homer Plus Walk-Off Single Has Matt Adams Playing Hero Role
May 24th, 2017 at 12:47 AM
***PHOTO1*** By The Sports Xchange ATLANTA â?? Three games into his stint with the Braves, Matt Adams is rapidly endearing himself to Atlanta fans. The big first baseman had three hits on Tuesday, including the game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth that gave the Atlanta Braves a 6-5, come-from-behind...

Braves rally falls just short in 3-2 loss to Nationals
May 21st, 2017 at 5:28 PM
***PHOTO1*** Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports The Atlanta Braves rallied in the eighth but fell just short of a series sweep in a 3-2 loss to the Washington Nationals. The Nationals jumped out to an early lead when Daniel Murphy jumped on...

Rumors and Rumblings: Bartolo Colon keeps chugging along
April 9th, 2017 at 5:10 PM
***PHOTO1*** PITTSBURGH â?? One of the best moments of the season's first week was Bartolo Colon's triumphant return to Citi Field. Colon received a standing ovation from the New York Mets fans Wednesday night before his first start for the Atlanta Braves. The 43-year-old right-hander signed a one-year, $12.5 million contract...