Stories by George Henry

Cabrera powers Tigers past Braves

ATLANTA -Miguel Cabrera hit two home runs, Ian Kinsler and Justin Upton also connected and the Detroit Tigers moved up in the playoff race, beating the Atlanta Braves 6-2 on Friday night.
By George Henry

Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016

Falcons thriving in red zone

The Atlanta Falcons have scored touchdowns on eight of their past 10 trips inside the opponents' 20-yard line. That's a major improvement from last year's struggles and a slow start this season.
By George Henry

Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016

Quinn pleased with strides made by Falcons

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Atlanat Falcons coach Dan Quinn loved watching his offense, defense and special teams make enough plays to win at New Orleans. That might sound obvious, but Quinn tries to ...
By George Henry

Monday, Sept. 19, 2016

Coach has high praise for the Falcons

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Falcons coach Dan Quinn believes in the law of averages evening out.
By George Henry

Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016

Wisler has strong showing in Braves' victory

ATLANTA - Adonis Garcia drove in three runs, Matt Wisler pitched five-plus innings and Atlanta beat the Washington Nationals 6-2 in a rain-shortened game Sunday.
By George Henry

Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016

Newcomer pitches Braves past Nationals

ATLANTA - Nick Markakis and Anthony Recker each drove in two runs, Josh Collmenter won as an emergency starter and the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 7-3 on Saturday.
By George Henry

Friday, Sept. 16, 2016

Turner lifts Nationals over Braves

ATLANTA - Trea Turner homered, had four hits and scored four runs, Max Scherzer won his fifth straight decision and the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 7-2 on Friday night.
By George Henry

Monday, Sept. 12, 2016

Braves take down Marlins

ATLANTA - Nick Markakis doubled to drive in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning, Tyler Flowers had four RBI and the Atlanta Braves rallied to beat the Miami Marlins 12-7 on Monday night.
By George Henry

Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016

Braves' Teheran gets rare run support

ATLANTA - Julio Teheran won for the first time in 10 starts, rookie Dansby Swanson drove in three runs and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Diego Padres 7-3 on Tuesday night.
By George Henry

Sunday, Aug 28, 2016

Jackets aren't worried about critics

ATLANTA - Coach Paul Johnson isn't concerned with low expectations at Georgia Tech.
By George Henry

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016

Peterson's 10th-inning homer lifts Braves

ATLANTA - Jace Peterson hit a tiebreaking homer in the 10th inning off Shawn Kelley, giving the Atlanta Braves a 7-6 victory over the Washington Nationals on Sunday.
By George Henry

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016

Swanson gets two hits in debut; Braves fall to Twins

ATLANTA - Kyle Gibson pitched his first nine-inning complete game and the Minnesota Twins overcame two hits from hyped prospect Dansby Swanson in his big league debut to beat the Atlanta Braves ...
By George Henry

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016

Braves trade Aybar, will call up Swanson

ATLANTA - Braves shortstop Erick Aybar has been traded to the Detroit Tigers, clearing a path for Alanta to call up top prospect Dansby Swanson.
By George Henry

Friday, Aug 5, 2016

Former receiver makes impression for Falcons at cornerback

LOGANVILLE, Ga. - Falcons coach Dan Quinn likes what he has seen from C.J. Goodwin, a former receiver turned cornerback.
By George Henry

Thursday, Aug 4, 2016

Freeney ready to go with Falcons

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Dwight Freeney could hardly wait to get inside the Falcons' complex and meet his new team.
By George Henry

Wednesday, Aug 3, 2016

Braves' offense heats up

ATLANTA - Ender Inciarte broke a tie with an RBI single in the fifth inning and the offensively challenged Atlanta Braves had 15 hits to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-4 on Wednesday night.
By George Henry

Tuesday, Aug 2, 2016

Pirates spoil Kemp's debut with Braves

ATLANTA - Jung Ho Kang doubled in the tiebreaking run in a four-run sixth inning to lead Gerrit Cole and the Pittsburgh Pirates past the Atlanta Braves 5-3 on Tuesday night.
By George Henry

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Francouer's blast helps Braves salvage split in series

ATLANTA - Jeff Francoeur hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the seventh inning Sunday, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1.
By George Henry

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Hellickson uses arm, bat to help Phillies beat Braves

ATLANTA - Jeremy Hellickson pitched into the sixth inning and drove in the go-ahead run with a two-run double to help the Philadelphia Phillies beat the bumbling Atlanta Braves 9-5 on Saturday night.
By George Henry

Braves acquire Kemp from Padres for Olivera

The Atlanta Braves acquired pricey slugger Matt Kemp and cash considerations from San Diego for troubled outfielder Hector Olivera.
By George Henry
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