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Former Atlanta Brave Phil Niekro Helping Baltimore Orioles Minor Leaguers Develop Knuckleball
August 12th, 2013 at 9:23 PM
Atlanta Braves Hall of Famer Phil Niekro is still busy at the age of 74. The ageless knuckleballer has found a home with the Baltimore Orioles in helping develop pitchers who utilize the pitch that made his career. Niekro is helping turn Orioles minor leaguers Zach Clark, Zach Staniewicz and Eddie Gamboa into full-time knuckleball...

Atlanta Braves not Fooled by Knuckleball, Blow Out Toronto Blue Jays
May 31st, 2013 at 7:35 AM
Fredi Gonzalez sat Dan Uggla, B.J. Upton and Jason Heyward for the series finale with the Toronto Blue Jays at Turner Field, and the Atlanta Braves ended up with a big 11-3 win. ***VIDEO1*** The new-look lineup provided a season-high 16 hits and a career-high four RBIs from Ramiro Pena as the...

Team USA Drops World Baseball Classic Opener to Mexico
March 9th, 2013 at 10:38 AM
Team USA came out flat in its World Baseball Classic debut at Chase Field Friday night against Mexico. R.A. Dickey gave up four runs in the 5-2 loss. Dickey's famous knuckleball was flat in the strike zone, giving up four runs on six hits in four innings. Adrian Gonzalez particularly plagued...

Three-run Eighth Inning, Reversed Call Boost Atlanta Braves Over New York Mets
July 15th, 2012 at 8:27 AM
The Atlanta Braves pushed their winning streak to six games, courtesy of a late rally off the New York Mets bullpen. Jason Heyward hit the go-ahead RBI-single to cap off a three-run eighth in the 8-7 win Saturday at Turner Field. The eighth inning began with the Braves down 7-5, but...

Atlanta Braves Breeze Past New York Mets in Damp Series Finale
April 18th, 2012 at 5:04 PM
The Atlanta Braves, most specifically Dan Uggla, have never had much success against New York Mets starting pitcher R.A. Dickey, but the Bravos lit up him and the scoreboard en route to a 14-6 win on getaway day to secure the series. ***PHOTO1*** Uggla, who had never recorded a hit off Dickey...

Jair Jurrjens Shaky, Offense Quiet in Loss to New York Mets
April 7th, 2012 at 7:37 PM
Jair Jurrjens provided some optimism for the Atlanta Braves with his final two Spring Training starts, but he lasted only 4 1/3 innings in his first start since Aug. 30. ***PHOTO1*** Jurrjens took the loss to the New York Mets in the 4-2 ballgame Saturday afternoon at Citi Field. He was able to...

Atlanta Braves Ride Tim Hudson’s Gem Past New York Mets, Pad Wild Card Lead
September 18th, 2011 at 8:02 AM
The Atlanta Braves desperately needed a solid outing from their starting pitching after Derek Lowe's implosion Friday night. Tim Hudson stepped up in what can only be described as a clutch outing against the New York Mets to help Atlanta extend its Wild Card lead. ***PHOTO1*** Hudson locked horns with R.A. Dickey...