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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

Some National League pitchers aren't automatic outs

As overmatched as pitchers are at the plate, they are capable of making solid contact on occasion.
By Noah Trister

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

GreenJackets set to host Tourists' Rodgers

The Augusta GreenJackets will play host to the Greenville Drive and Asheville Tourists over a seven-game homestand starting Thursday.
By David Lee

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

North Augusta boy to compete in MLB home run contest

Matthew Mebane, of North Augusta, has hit his way into Major League Baseball's first national home run derby for players 12 and younger.
By James Folker

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

Red Sox prospect Espinoza flashes potential

Boston Red Sox pitching prospect Anderson Espinoza struck out 11 in five innings against the Augusta GreenJackets on Thursday night as the latest example of his immense potential.
By David Lee

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

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