Stories by Charles Odum

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Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Braves beat Mets for sixth win in a row

ATLANTA - Andrelton Simmons' two-run single in Atlanta's three-run fourth helped the streaking Braves beat Daisuke Matsuzaka and the New York Mets 5-4.
By Charles Odum

Monday, June 30, 2014

Braves benefit from Mets' blunders

ATLANTA - Three errors by New York fueled Atlanta's comeback as the Braves scored four runs in the eighth inning and beat the Mets 5-3 for their fifth consecutive win.
By Charles Odum

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Phillies sweep past Braves

ATLANTA - Ryan Howard capped a big series by driving in two runs with three hits and the Phillies battered Aaron Harang and the Braves 10-5 on Wednesday to earn a three-game sweep.
By Charles Odum

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

White is still mouring loss of his brother

Roddy White's struggle with injuries in a losing season was overshadowed by the shooting death of his younger brother outside a South Carolina nightclub last month.
By Charles Odum

Phillies beat Braves in 13 innings

ATLANTA - Ryan Howard homered and drove in the go-ahead run in Philadelphia's five-run 13th inning, and the Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 6-1 on Monday night.
By Charles Odum

Monday, June 16, 2014

Rookie La Stella helps Braves rally past Angels

ATLANTA - Tommy La Stella had three hits, including a two-run double in Atlanta's four-run sixth, and the Braves beat Hector Santiago and the Los Angeles Angels 7-3 on Sunday night.
By Charles Odum

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Angels top Braves in the 13th inning

ATLANTA - Kole Calhoun's bases-loaded single in the 13th inning drove in the go-ahead run and the Los Angeles Angels recovered after blowing a four-run lead to beat the Braves.
By Charles Odum

Friday, June 13, 2014

Braves power past Angels

ATLANTA - Evan Gattis and Chris Johnson hit back-to-back homers in the first inning and the Braves edged the Los Angeles Angels 4-3 on Friday night for their first interleague win.
By Charles Odum

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Falcons' Jones still recovering

Julio Jones said Monday his rehabilitation is progressing well but "extra precautions" have kept him from being cleared for practice.
By Charles Odum

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Mariners shut out Braves

ATLANTA - Hisashi Iwakuma combined with two relievers on a six-hit shutout and the streaking Seattle Mariners beat the Atlanta Braves 2-0 on Wednesday to complete a two-game sweep.
By Charles Odum

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Mariners ride homers to win over Braves

ATLANTA - John Buck had three hits, including a two-run homer, and Stefen Romero hit a three-run home, as the Seattle Mariners rallied to beat the Atlanta Braves 7-5.
By Charles Odum

Monday, June 2, 2014

Newcomers giving Braves a big boost

ATLANTA - The Braves received a needed boost from two players recalled from the minors last week. Now Tommy La Stella and Shae Simmons are set for their home debuts.
By Charles Odum

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Jackson believes the Falcons' running game will be improved

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — Mike Smith knows his Falcons finished last in the NFL in rushing last season. The coach just has a difficult time saying the words.
By Charles Odum

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Red Sox rally past Braves in seventh

ATLANTA - Former South Carolina Gamecock Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a two-run single during Boston's four-run rally in the seventh inning and the Red Sox beat the Atlanta Braves 6-3 on Tuesday night ...
By Charles Odum

Monday, May 26, 2014

Braves blow five-run lead; Red Sox end skid

ATLANTA - Ervin Santana couldn't hold a five-run lead in his third consecutive poor start as the Atlanta Braves fell to David Ortiz and the Boston Red Sox 8-6 on Monday.
By Charles Odum

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Homers help Braves thump Rockies

ATLANTA -- Evan Gattis homered twice to support Julio Teheran's six scoreless innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the Colorado Rockies 7-0 on Sunday.
By Charles Odum

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Colorado Rockies rebounds vs. Atlanta Braves

ATLANTA - Michael Cuddyer and Troy Tulowitzki each homered, Juan Nicasio solved the Braves and Colorado beat Atlanta 3-1 on Saturday.
By Charles Odum

Friday, May 23, 2014

Laird comes through late for Braves

ATLANTA - Gerald Laird drove in two runs with two hits, including a tiebreaking single in the eighth, and the Atlanta Braves beat Colorado 3-2 on Friday night after the Rockies lost third baseman ...
By Charles Odum

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Brewers bounce back against Braves

ATLANTA - Mark Reynolds hit a first-inning grand slam, Kyle Lohse combined with Francisco Rodriguez on a five-hitter and the Milwaukee Brewers ended a four-game losing streak by beating the ...
By Charles Odum

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Ex-Seminoles back 'relieved' to land with Falcons

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Fourth-round selection Devonta Freeman said he felt like the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL Draft when he saw the opportunity awaiting him with the Atlanta Falcons.
By Charles Odum
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