Thursday, July 2, 2015

Braves beat Nationals on Maybin's hit

ATLANTA - Cameron Maybin drove in the go-ahead run with a chopper against Max Scherzer that bounced over third base in the ninth inning.
By George Henry

Smoltz defied odds by making Hall of Fame after Tommy John surgery

When John Smoltz is inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in three weeks he'll be unique - the only player enshrined to have undergone Tommy John surgery. 
By John Kekis

Rookie Wisler, Braves end drought against Nationals

ATLANTA — A.J. Pierzynski and Juan Uribe hit back-to-back homers in the fourth inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 4-1 on Wednesday night.

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 28, 2015

Braves end five-game skid

PITTSBURGH - Atlanta's Alex Wood pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and Jace Peterson hit his third homer for the Braves as they ended a season-high, five-game losing streak with a 2-1 ...
By Will Graves

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Pirates hand Braves fifth loss in a row

PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Pirates ripped off five runs in the first inning en route to an 8-4 victory over the Atlanta.Braves on Saturday night.
By Will Graves

Braves' Simmons improving at plate

Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons is improving at the plate in his third full season under a new contact philosophy.
By David Lee

Friday, June 26, 2015

Pirates edge Braves

PITTSBURGH - Jordy Mercer doubled home Andrew McCutchen with one out in the bottom of the 10th inning to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 3-2 win over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.
By Will Graves

Peterson plays above grades with Braves

Braves second baseman Jace Peterson entered his first season in Atlanta with evaluation grades that centered on a utility future. Instincts and aptitude are pushing his play past those grades.
By David Lee

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Nationals shut out Braves

WASHINGTON - Doug Fister allowed four hits over seven innings in another superb outing by a Washington starter, and the Nationals defeated the Atlanta Braves 7-0 on Thursday for their sixth ...
By Harvey Valentine

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Washington top Atlanta for its fifth win in a row

WASHINGTON - Ian Desmond hit a sacrifice fly with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 11th inning to lift Washington to a 2-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday night for the ...
By Jeff Seidel

Strasburg solid in return as Nationals defeat Braves

WASHINGTON — Stephen Strasburg pitched five shutout innings in his return from the disabled list and the Washington Nationals defeated the Atlanta Braves 3-1 on Tuesday night.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Braves put Freeman on DL

WASHINGTON - First baseman Freddie Freeman was placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday because of a bruised right wrist.

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

Braves acquire Arroyo from Diamondbacks

PHOENIX - In a money-saving move, the Arizona Diamondbacks have traded Bronson Arroyo and last year's first-round draft pick Touki Toussaint to the Atlanta Braves for infielder Phil Gosselin.

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

Braves' Wisler impresses in debut

Atlanta Braves right-handed pitching prospect Matt Wisler impressed over eight innings in his major league debut Friday night, earning the win against the New York Mets.
By David Lee

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 17, 2015

Braves knock off slumping Red Sox

ATLANTA - Nick Markakis singled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, Pedro Ciriaco added a pair of RBI singles and the Atlanta Braves beat the struggling Boston Red Sox 5-2.
By George Henry

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Holt hits for cycle as Red Sox dump Braves

BOSTON - Brock Holt became the first Boston player to hit for the cycle since 1996 and the Red Sox slugged their way out of a seven-game losing streak with a 9-4 victory over the Atlanta Braves on ...
By Doug Alden
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