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Sunday, Aug 14, 2016

Harper doubles in return, Roark pitches Nats past Braves

WASHINGTON - Bryce Harper hit an RBI double in his return to the lineup, Tanner Roark won his fourth consecutive start and the Washington Nationals defeated the Atlanta Braves 9-1 on Sunday.
By Benjamin Standig

Saturday, Aug 13, 2016

Nationals knock off Braves

WASHINGTON - Daniel Murphy hit a two-run homer and drove in four runs, rookie Reynaldo Lopez pitched seven innings for his first major league win and the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta ...
By Benjamin Standig

Friday, Aug 12, 2016

Braves snap long losing streak to Nationals

WASHINGTON - The Atlanta Braves used home runs from Jace Peterson, Freddie Freeman and Anthony Recker to beat the Nationals 8-5 on Friday night, snapping a 14-game losing streak in Washington.

Thursday, Aug 11, 2016

Brewers hit three HRs to back Garza, beat Braves

MILWAUKEE - Matt Garza won his third consecutive start and the Milwaukee Brewers backed him with three home runs Thursday in an 11-3 win over the Atlanta Braves.
By Andrew Gruman

Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016

Brewers cool off Braves

MILWAUKEE - Chris Carter hit a three-run homer, Chase Anderson won his third straight decision and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Wednesday night.
By Joe Totoraitis

Tuesday, Aug 9, 2016

Jenkins strong in Braves' win

MILWAUKEE -Tyrell Jenkins pitched six strong innings, Nick Markakis and Adonis Garcia drove in a run each in the seventh inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 on Tuesday night.
By Joe Totoraitis

Sunday, Aug 7, 2016

Braves take series from Cardinals

ST. LOUIS - Mike Foltynewicz worked six strong innings, Nick Markakis and Erick Aybar had two RBI apiece and the Braves kept the St. Louis Cardinals down at home with a 6-3 victory on Sunday.
By R.B. Fallstrom

Saturday, Aug 6, 2016

Braves rough up Cardinals

ST. LOUIS - Freddie Freeman and Adonis Garcia had three-run home runs and the Atlanta Braves got enough from Roberto Hernandez in his first start this season for a 13-5 victory over the St. Louis ...
By R.B. Fallstrom

Friday, Aug 5, 2016

Garcia is too much for Braves

ST. LOUIS - Jaime Garcia pitched eight scoreless innings and had an RBI single to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 1-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.
By Joe Harris

Thursday, Aug 4, 2016

Braves take advantage of Pirates errors

ATLANTA - Adonis Garcia scored from second on an improbable stolen base attempt in the seventh inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the slumping Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 on Thursday night despite Ryan ...
By Charles Odum

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

Friday, July 29, 2016

Braves' Jenkins earns first career win

ATLANTA - Tyrell Jenkins earned his first career victory, pitching six innings and helping the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 on Friday night.
By George Henry

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Fast start powers Phillies to win over Braves

ATLANTA - Aaron Altherr and Maikel Franco homered, Aaron Nola won for the first time in eight starts and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 7-5 on Thursday night.
By George Henry

Braves jump out to big lead, hold on to sweep Twins

MINNEAPOLIS - Freddie Freeman homered, doubled and tied a career high with five RBI as the Atlanta Braves held off the Minnesota Twins 9-7 Wednesday night for a two-game sweep.
By Tyler Mason

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Braves trade Harrell to Rangers for prospect

The AL West-leading Texas Rangers have made their first move to get more pitching, acquiring right-handed starter Lucas Harrell and left-handed reliever Dario Alvarez from the Atlanta Braves for ...

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Harrell, Garcia lead Braves to victory

MINNEAPOLIS - Lucas Harrell pitched six innings, Adonis Garcia homered and the Atlanta Braves beat the Minnesota Twins 2-0 on Tuesday night in a matchup of the worst teams in the majors.

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Atlanta can't avoid sweep despite its chances to score

DENVER - Trevor Story lined his fourth homer in three games, Tyler Chatwood allowed one hit over five erratic innings and the Colorado Rockies swept the Atlanta Braves with a 7-2 win Sunday.
By Pat Graham
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