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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

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Former Brave picks up first win of season

ATLANTA - Shelby Miller's return to Atlanta brought a return to his winning form as he threw six strong innings for his first victory and the Arizona Dia­mondbacks beat the At­lanta Braves ...
By Charles Odum

Michaux: Braves are putting out embarrassing product

Even when Leicester City was a 5,000-1 long shot to win England's Premier League, the soccer club couldn't have been a more hopeless cause than the current Atlanta Braves.
By Scott Michaux

Friday, May 6, 2016

Greinke, Diamondbacks snap six-game losing streak

ATLANTA - Zack Greinke allowed two runs in six innings, Brandon Drury hit a homer and the Arizona Diamondbacks snapped a six-game losing streak by beating the Atlanta Braves 7-2 on Friday night.
By Charles Odum

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Mets blow past Braves

NEW YORK - Jhoulys Chacin did something most of his teammates couldn't do: get a hit off Mets starter Steven Matz. New York had no trouble getting hits off Chacin, though, and the Braves' trip ...
By Rachel Cohen

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Braves' Wisler handcuffs Mets

NEW YORK - Matt Wisler wiped out the New York Mets with eight innings of one-hit ball and Mallex Smith hit a rare Atlanta homer off a scuffling Matt Harvey, sending the Braves to a 3-0 victory ...
By Mike Fitzpatrick

Monday, May 2, 2016

Braves shake things up with seven moves

NEW YORK - The last-place Atlanta Braves reshuffled their roster Monday, making seven moves while trying to boost a punchless lineup.
By Ben Walker

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Short-handed Braves rally to beat Cubs in 10th inning

CHICAGO — Daniel Castro singled and scored on Nick Markakis' sacrifice fly in the 10th inning, and the short-handed Atlanta Braves picked up a rare victory by beating the major league-leading ...
By Mike Cranston

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Braves-Cubs game washed out

CHICAGO - Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez had no issues with the quick postponement of Saturday's game against the Chicago Cubs.

Braves promote Albies, Swanson to higher levels

The Atlanta Braves assigned shortstops Ozzie Albies and Dansby Swanson to higher levels within the minor league system Saturday.
By David Lee

Friday, April 29, 2016

Szczur's grand slam carries Cubs over Braves

The Atlanta Braves (5-18) wasted Freddie Freeman's solo home run and a strong rookie pitching performance from Aaron Blair, as Matt Szczur's eighth-inning grand slam led to a 6-1 loss to the ...
By Sam Fiske

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Braves end eight-game losing streak

BOSTON - The Atlanta Braves ended an eight-game losing streak, beating the Boston Red Sox 5-3 Thursday night as Nick Markakis had three singles, a double and three RBI.
By Doug Alden

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Lack of power has Braves reeling

ATLANTA - The homerless drought is finally over for the Atlanta Braves. Still, the team's struggles to hit the long ball have led to its dismal start.
By Charles Odum

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Red Sox, Price handle Braves

David Price matched his career high with 14 strikeouts, Shaw hit a three-run homer in the first and drove in five runs and the Boston Red Sox beat Atlanta 11-4 on Tuesday night.

Monday, April 25, 2016

Bradley's HR helps Porcello, Red Sox beat Braves

ATLANTA — Rick Porcello combined with three relievers on a four-hitter, Jackie Bradley Jr. hit his first homer and the Boston Red Sox shut out Atlanta 1-0 on Monday night.
By Charles Odum

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Blair fares well but can't help Braves avoid sweep

ATLANTA - Aaron Blair gave the Atlanta Braves a chance to win in his major league debut. That's at least more than some of their pitchers have done so far this season.
By Matt Winklejohn

Friday, April 22, 2016

Braves say don't call an error on Turner Field infield yet

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves say it's too early to judge the condition of the playing field at Turner Field, which holds a big early lead for having the most errors for any stadium in the majors.
By Charles Odum
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