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Friday, May 27, 2016

Braves top Marlins for rare home win

ATLANTA - Nick Markakis hit a tie-breaking, two-run single off third baseman Nick Prado's glove with two outs and the bases loaded in the eighth inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami ...
By Charles Odum

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Brewers add to Braves' home misery

ATLANTA - Ryan Braun and Jonathan Villar homered and the Milwaukee Brewers earned their first sweep in Atlanta with a 6-2 victory over the Braves on Thursday night.
By George Henry

Braves' Olivera suspended through Aug. 1

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves' dismal season took another turn for the worse Thursday when outfielder Hector Olivera was suspended through Aug. 1 for his arrest on domestic violence charges.
By George Henry

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Brewers edge Braves on Gennett's single

ATLANTA - Scooter Gennett's tiebreaking single in the eighth inning lifted the Milwaukee Brewers to a 2-1 victory over Atlanta on Tuesday night, spoiling Brian Snitker's home debut as the Braves' ...
By Charles Odum

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Eickhoff shuts down Braves over 7 innings, Phillies win 5-0

PHILADELPHIA - Jerad Eickhoff pitched five-hit ball over seven innings to help the Philadelphia Phillies avoid a three-game sweep and beat the Atlanta Braves 5-0 on Sunday.
By Dan Gelston

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Braves win series against Phils

PHILADELPHIA - Williams Perez took a two-hitter into the seventh, helping the Atlanta Braves beat Philadelphia 2-0 Saturday for just their second series win this season.
By Rob Maaddi

Friday, May 20, 2016

Rare surge of power lifts Braves

PHILADELPHIA - Freddie Freeman homered twice and drove in four runs and Nick Markakis also hit a home run to lead the Atlanta Braves to a 7-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night.
By Aaron Bracy

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Pirates cruise past Braves

PITTSBURGH - Gregory Polanco homered and tripled, John Jaso collected three hits and the Pittsburgh Pirates rolled by the Atlanta Braves 8-2 on Thursday night.
By Will Graves

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

New Braves manager gets his first win

PITTSBURGH - Given that it took four decades for Brian Snitker to become a big-league manager, he wasn't going to be picky about his first victory in the majors.
By Will Graves

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Braves fire manager Gonzalez

The Atlanta Braves have fired manager Fredi Gonzalez.

Monday, May 16, 2016

Pirates knock off Braves

PITTSBURGH - Matt Joyce homered among his three hits and drove in three runs and Jon Niese pitched six effective innings to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to an 8-5 victory over the Atlanta Braves.
By John Perrotto

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Walk-off homer sinks Braves

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Atlanta Braves can play them close, but still can't win. Kendrys Morales hit a game-ending, two-run homer with two out in the 13th inning and the Kansas City Royals overcame ...

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Braves shut out Royals

Mike Foltynewicz pitched a career-high eight scoreless innings, Kelly Johnson and A.J. Pierzynski each drove in two runs, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Kansas City Royals 5-0 Saturday night.

Braves prospects could reach majors soon

Several Atlanta Braves prospects could reach the major leagues soon, such as pitchers Tyrell Jenkins and Lucas Sims, and infielders Dansby Swanson and Ozzie Albies.
By David Lee

Friday, May 13, 2016

Royals turn back Braves

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Edinson Volquez pitched seven effective innings, Alcides Escobar had two hits, scored a run and drove in a run and the Kansas City Royals beat the Atlanta Braves 5-1 to open a ...

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Phillies blow lead, then beat Braves in 10th

ATLANTA - Cameron Rupp hit a three-run double with two outs in the 10th inning, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 7-4 after blowing a four-run lead on Thursday night.
By Charles Odum

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Perez gets called up, pitches a gem for Braves

ATLANTA - Williams Perez allowed only two hits and one run in eight innings, Freddie Freeman homered and the Atlanta Braves finally claimed just their second home win by beating the Philadelphia ...
By Charles Odum

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Braves continue home woes

ATLANTA - Adam Morgan allowed only one run in seven innings, Mikael Franco homered and the Philadelphia Phillies held off Atlanta 3-2 on Tuesday night to extend the Braves' home misery.
By Charles Odum

Monday, May 9, 2016

Gonzalez says Braves players still fighting despite losses

Embattled Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez says his players are still fighting despite worst start in franchise history since at least 1900. The poor start has led to questions about Gonzalez's ...
By Charles Odum

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Herrmann's two homers lift D-backs past Braves

ATLANTA - Chris Herrmann's second homer of the game, a two-run drive off Jim Johnson with two outs in the 11th inning, lifted the Arizona Diamondbacks over the Atlanta Braves 5-3 Sunday for a ...
By Charles Odum
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