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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

Saturday, Aug 9, 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.

Saturday, Aug 2, 2014

Ex-Braves announcer dies at 69

ATLANTA - Pete Van Wieren, the bespectacled broadcaster who was part of the landmark team that carried Atlanta Braves games throughout the nation, died Saturday.
By Paul Newberry

Friday, Aug 1, 2014

Dodgers sweep Braves as Kershaw outduels Teheran

LOS ANGELES - Julio Teheran battled Clayton Kershaw until the end only to come up a hard-luck loser, sending the Atlanta Braves out with three consecutive losses.
By Beth Harris

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Kemp's blasts lift Dodgers past Braves

Matt Kemp hit a pair of two-run homers, Yasiel Puig had four hits with two runs scored and the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 8-4 on Tuesday night.
By Beth Harris

Monday, July 28, 2014

Gattis homer backs Santana's strong outing in Braves' win

ATLANTA - Ervin Santana threw eight scoreless innings, Evan Gattis homered for the first time in more than a month and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Diego Padres 2-0 on Monday.
By Paul Newberry

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Minor solid in Braves' win

ATLANTA -- Chris Johnson and Ryan Doumit each drove in two runs during Atlanta's six-run third inning and the Braves beat Eric Stults the San Diego Padres 8-3 on Sunday.
By Charles Odum

Braves greats take place in Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - Atlanta Braves love was the order of the day at the 75th National Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony Sunday.

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Michaux: Braves' dominance is being rewarded

It was only a matter of time before the Atlanta Braves trio of Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Bobby Cox got their due in Cooperstown. And this is only the beginning.
By Scott Michaux

Friday, July 25, 2014

Padres rookie turns back Braves

ATLANTA - Rookie Jesse Hahn allowed only three hits in six innings to remain unbeaten on the road and the San Diego Padres beat Atlanta 5-2 on Friday night to continue their recent success against ...

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Saltalamacchia, Alvarez lead Marlins past Braves

ATLANTA -- Former Braves prospect Jarrod Saltalamacchia drove in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning, Henderson Alvarez won for the first time in three starts and the Miami Marlins beat the ...

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Freeman leads Braves past Marlins

Freddie Freeman hit a three-run homer, Ervin Santana won his second consecutive start and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 6-1 on Wednesday night.

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