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Thursday, Aug 28, 2014

Minor shines in Braves' victory

NEW YORK - Mike Minor took a two-hit shutout into the eighth inning after hitting a double and single himself, leading the Atlanta Braves over the New York Mets 6-1 Thursday night.
By Charles O'Brien

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014

Braves nip Mets, snap skid

NEW YORK - Jason Heyward hit a leadoff home run off former Augusta GreenJacket Zack Wheeler and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 3-2 Wednesday night to stop a three-game losing streak.
By Charles O'Brien

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014

Braves fall to Mets

NEW YORK - Juan Lagares hit a two-run homer and ran down one ball after another in center field, sending Dillon Gee and the New York Mets to a 3-2 victory.
By Mike Fitzpatrick

Sunday, Aug 24, 2014

Harang's blunder costs Braves

CINCINNATI - Aaron Harang figures he's covered first base thousands of times in his career. The one time he didn't sent the Atlanta Braves to a 5-3 loss to the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday.
By Mark Schmetzer

Saturday, Aug 23, 2014

Reds edge Braves

CINCINNATI - Mike Leake pitched into the seventh inning and boosted Cincinnati's struggling offense by hitting a double and scoring the only run as the Reds ended a seven-game losing streak by ...
By Joe Kay

Friday, Aug 22, 2014

Upton's homer in 12th lifts Braves

CINCINNATI - Justin Upton hit a two-run homer in the 12th inning Friday night, rallying the Atlanta Braves to a 3-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds after left-hander Mike Minor came up four outs ...
By Joe Kay

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014

Upton leads Braves past Reds

CINCINNATI - The Atlanta Braves extended their offensive resurgence with an 8-0 victory over the fading Cincinnati Reds on Thursday night.
By Joe Kay

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014

Pittsburgh takes advantage of Atlanta's late error

PITTSBURGH — Justin Upton dropped a routine fly ball to left-centerfield in the ninth which set the stage for a late-inning comeback as the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Atlanta Braves 3-2.
By Nate Barnes

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014

Upton, Braves spoil McCutchen's return

PITTSBURGH - Justin Upton smashed his 24th home run of the season to spoil Andrew McCutchen's return as the Atlanta Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-3.
By Will Graves

Monday, Aug 18, 2014

Braves start fast, extend winning streak

PITTSBURGH - Jason Heyward and Andrelton Simmons homered to begin a six-run first inning, and the Atlanta Braves beat the sliding Pittsburgh Pirates 7-3 on Monday night for their fourth ...

Sunday, Aug 17, 2014

Braves complete sweep of A's

ATLANTA - Justin Upton hit a two-run homer, Chris Johnson also went deep and the Atlanta Braves beat Jon Lester and the reeling Oakland Athletics 4-3 on Sunday night, ending Lester's seven-game ...
By Charles Odum

Saturday, Aug 16, 2014

Braves topple A's again

ATLANTA - Chris Johnson drove in two runs with three hits, Julio Teheran threw six strong innings and the Atlanta Braves edged the suddenly struggling Oakland Athletics 4-3 on Saturday night.
By Charles Odum

Friday, Aug 15, 2014

Braves' offense breaks out in win over A's

ATLANTA - Freddie Freeman hit a three-run homer, one of four by Atlanta, and the Braves beat the Oakland Athletics 7-2 on Friday night in the opening game of the interleague series.
By Charles Odum

Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014

Double play helps Braves thwart Dodgers' rally

ATLANTA - Ervin Santana won his sixth straight start at Turner Field and the Atlanta Braves snapped a two-game skid with a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night.
By George Henry

Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014

Slumping Braves fall to Dodgers again

ATLANTA - Dan Haren pitched six solid innings and sparked the go-ahead rally with a single, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to another win over the Braves.
By Paul Newberry

Monday, Aug 11, 2014

Correia baffles Braves in debut for Dodgers

ATLANTA - Kevin Correia won in his debut with the Dodgers, outpitching All-Star Julio Teheran and leading Los Angeles over the slumping Atlanta Braves 6-2.
By George Henry

Sunday, Aug 10, 2014

Wood, Braves take series from Nationals

ATLANTA - Alex Wood set a career high with 12 strikeouts in 7⅓ innings and the Atlanta Braves beat Washington 3-1 on Sunday night to continue their recent success against the Nationals.
By Charles Odum

Friday, Aug 8, 2014

Braves fend off Nationals' rally, end skid

ATLANTA - Justin Upton and Freddie Freeman hit two of Atlanta's four homers off Stephen Strasburg, and the Atlanta Braves snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 7-6 victory over the Washington ...
By George Henry

Wednesday, Aug 6, 2014

Mariners push Braves' losing streak to eight

SEATTLE - The Seattle Mariners handed Atlanta its eighth straight loss, with Dustin Ackley and Logan Morrison hitting home runs in the third inning that sent the Mariners to a 7-3 win Wednesday.
By Associated Press

Sunday, Aug 3, 2014

San Diego prevails in 10th to complete sweep of Atlanta

SAN DIEGO - Everth Cabrera singled in the winning run in the 10th inning to lift the San Diego Padres to a 4-3 win over the slumping Atlanta Braves.

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