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Thursday, July 3, 2014

Streaking Braves finding different ways to win

ATLANTA - The Braves, finding new ways to create runs, have regained the lead in the NL East with their best two-week stretch of the season.
By Charles Odum

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Braves complete sweep of Mets

ATLANTA - Chris Johnson hit a three-run double, Julio Teheran pitched seven strong innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 3-1 on Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep.
By Charles Odum

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

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Braves complete four-game sweep of Phillies

PHILADELPHIA - B.J. Upton tripled and drove in two runs Sunday to lead the streaking Atlanta Braves to a 3-2 victory over the Phillies and their first four-game sweep in Philadelphia in 50 years.
By Aaaron Bracy

Saturday, June 28, 2014

La Stella succeeds with shortened swing

Braves rookie second baseman Tommy La Stella has made consistently solid contact in his short time in the majors so far, partly the result of a swing shortened over the past three years.
By David Lee

Braves take two from Phillies

PHILADELPHIA - Ryan Doumit homered and Tommy La Stella had two doubles and drove in a pair of runs to lead the Atlanta Braves to a doubleheader sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies.
By Aaron Bracy

Friday, June 27, 2014

Freeman paces Braves to victory

PHILADELPHIA - Freddie Freeman homered, doubled and drove in all four Atlanta runs to back Julio Teheran's strong pitching as the Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-2.
By Aaron Bracy

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Astros beat Braves

HOUSTON - Matt Dominguez broke out of a slump with a three-run home run and rookie George Springer also homered to back up seven strong innings by Jarred Cosart.
By Kristie Rieken

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Upton, Wood ignite Braves

HOUSTON - Justin Upton homered for the second consecutive game and drove in three runs, Alex Wood pitched seven sharp innings and the Braves beat the Astros 4-0.
By Kristie Rieken

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Upton brothers go deep for Braves

HOUSTON - Brothers B.J. and Justin Upton both homered Tuesday night to lead the Atlanta Braves to a 3-2 win over the Houston Astros.
By Kristie Rieken

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Nationals salvage series split against Braves

WASHINGTON - Tanner Roark won his fourth consecutive start, Denard Span had an RBI double and the Nationals beat Atlanta 4-1 on Sunday for a split of the four-game series between NL East rivals.
By Harvey Valentine

Braves fall to Washington 4-1

WASHINGTON - Tanner Roark won his fourth straight start, Denard Span had an RBI double and the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 Sunday.

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Nationals shut out Braves

WASHINGTON - Doug Fister pitched eight shutout innings, and Anthony Rendon had three hits and two RBI for the Washington Nationals, who beat the Atlanta Braves 3-0 victory on Saturday night.
By Benjamin Standig

Friday, June 20, 2014

Braves win after rival rallies late

WASHINGTON - The Atlanta Braves survived Craig Kimbrel's two-out blown save in the ninth inning by scoring twice in the 13th, topping the Washington Nationals 6-4 Friday night to flip-flop the ...
By Joseph White

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Floyd injures elbow in Braves' win over rival

WASHINGTON - Gavin Floyd, recently returned from Tommy John surgery, pitched six scoreless innings Thursday night before leaving with a broken bone in his elbow, the latest setback for an ...
By Joseph White

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

Braves move La Stella to leadoff

ATLANTA - Rookie Tommy La Stella is batting leadoff for the first time in a new-look Braves' lineup.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Surging Phillies topple Braves

ATLANTA - Ryan Howard homered, Kyle Kendrick won consecutive starts for the first time in 11 months and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 5-2.
By George Henry

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

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Commission rejects tax jump

Seven commissioners nixed a proposed tax increase Monday that would cost a typical homeowner $70 a year, leaving the countywide millage rate unset with just a few days to meet state deadlines.
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