Stories by Charles Odum

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Phillies rally in 10th inning to upend Braves

ATLANTA - Ryan Howard hit a tiebreaking sacrifice with the bases loaded in the 10th inning, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 4-0 Sunday to stop a six-game losing streak.
By Charles Odum

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Maybin, Johnson lift Braves

ATLANTA - Cameron Maybin had three hits, including a home run, and Kelly Johnson drove in three runs as the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-5 on Saturday night in their best ...
By Charles Odum

Friday, July 3, 2015

Braves fend off Phillies

ATLANTA - Juan Uribe hit a tie-breaking homer in the seventh inning, Julio Teheran delivered another strong home start and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 on Friday night.
By Charles Odum

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Nationals beat Braves again

ATLANTA - Jordan Zimmermann took a shutout into the eighth inning and the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 6-1 on Tuesday night to continue their season-long dominance of the division ...
By Charles Odum

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Braves complete sweep of Mets

ATLANTA - Julio Teheran outlasted Matt Harvey in an impressive matchup of right-handers and Atlanta shut out the New York Mets 1-0 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.
By Charles Odum

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Braves down slumping Mets

ATLANTA - Andrelton Simmons got four hits for the Atlanta Braves in a 6-4 win Saturday night over the New York Mets 6-4, who lost their fourth in a row and catcher Travis d'Arnaud to an elbow injury.
By Charles Odum

Investigation finds no evidence of bias by Ferry

ATLANTA - An independent investigation has found former Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry was not motivated by racial bias in making statements which ultimately ended his time with the team.
By Charles Odum

Friday, June 19, 2015

Braves rally past Mets in Wisler's debut

ATLANTA - Matt Wisler allowed only one run in eight innings in his major league debut, and Jace Peterson hit a two-run double in the eighth to lift the Atlanta Braves to a 2-1 win over the New ...
By Charles Odum

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Rookie hurls Braves to victory

ATLANTA - Rookie Williams Perez allowed only four hits in seven innings, Kelly Johnson returned from the disabled list with three hits and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Diego Padres 4-1 on ...
By Charles Odum

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Braves edge Padres

Atlanta - Joey Terdoslavich led off the eighth inning with his first career home run and the Atlanta Braves rallied from a five-run deficit to beat the San Diego Padres 6-5.
By Charles Odum

Monday, June 8, 2015

Padres upend Braves in extra innings

ATLANTA - Matt Kemp drove in the go-ahead run with a loud double, former Braves star Craig Kimbrel earned his 200th career save and the San Diego Padres beat Atlanta 5-3.
By Charles Odum

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Bethancourt's walk-off homer lifts Braves

ATLANTA - Christian Bethancourt lined Vance Worley's first pitch in the ninth inning over the right-field wall for his first career homer, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 5-4 win over the ...
By Charles Odum

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Freeman makes opening bid to be starting running back for Falcons

Devonta Freeman ready to battle rookie Tevin Coleman to be Falcons' starting running back.
By Charles Odum

Freeman makes opening bid to be starting running back for Falcons

Devonta Freeman believes he is next in line to be the Falcons' starting running back.
By Charles Odum

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Rookie pitches into the eighth as Braves beat Brewers

ATLANTA - Rookie Mike Foltynewicz pitched three-hit ball for 7 2-3 innings, leading the Atlanta Braves over the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 Sunday.
By Charles Odum

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Peterson's single lifts Braves

ATLANTA - Jace Peterson's single to left field drove in Alberto Callaspo from third base, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 3-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers in 11 innings on Saturday.
By Charles Odum

Monday, May 18, 2015

City rallying around top-seeded Hawks

ATLANTA - Atlanta fans love a big winner, and they love big stars. So the stage is set - the NBA's biggest star playing in the biggest series in Atlanta Hawks history.
By Charles Odum

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Atlanta Brave prospect Wisler could get call soon

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - The closer the Atlanta Braves fall to the bottom of the NL East, the more their focus will shift to prospects acquired in a barrage of offseason trades.
By Charles Odum

Falcons owner says Patriots got off the tracks

ATLANTA - Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank said Thursday there is a "general feeling" that the Patriots' failure to acknowledge mistakes added to the punishment they received for deflating ...
By Charles Odum

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Braves fend off Phillies

ATLANTA - Andrelton Simmons had three hits, including a homer, Freddie Freeman drove in three runs with three hits and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-5 on Wednesday night.
By Charles Odum
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