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Sunday, Aug 7, 2016

A-Rod plans to call it a career

NEW YORK - Ready or not, Alex Rodriguez's career in pinstripes is coming to an end this week.
By Mike Fitzpatrick

Saturday, Aug 6, 2016

Braves rough up Cardinals

ST. LOUIS - Freddie Freeman and Adonis Garcia had three-run home runs and the Atlanta Braves got enough from Roberto Hernandez in his first start this season for a 13-5 victory over the St. Louis ...
By R.B. Fallstrom

Indians prospect Mejia rides record hit streak

Cleveland Indians catching prospect Francisco Mejia, a 20-year-old in the Carolina League, set a modern minor league hit-streak record at 46 games Thursday.
By David Lee

GreenJackets' Clark takes lessons from major league hit

Augusta GreenJackets hitting coach Doug Clark fondly remembers his one career hit in the major leagues. He also uses it as a lesson to younger players.
By David Lee

Friday, Aug 5, 2016

Garcia is too much for Braves

ST. LOUIS - Jaime Garcia pitched eight scoreless innings and had an RBI single to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 1-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.
By Joe Harris

Thursday, Aug 4, 2016

Braves take advantage of Pirates errors

ATLANTA - Adonis Garcia scored from second on an improbable stolen base attempt in the seventh inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the slumping Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 on Thursday night despite Ryan ...
By Charles Odum

Wednesday, Aug 3, 2016

Braves' offense heats up

ATLANTA - Ender Inciarte broke a tie with an RBI single in the fifth inning and the offensively challenged Atlanta Braves had 15 hits to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-4 on Wednesday night.
By George Henry

Tuesday, Aug 2, 2016

Pirates spoil Kemp's debut with Braves

ATLANTA - Jung Ho Kang doubled in the tiebreaking run in a four-run sixth inning to lead Gerrit Cole and the Pittsburgh Pirates past the Atlanta Braves 5-3 on Tuesday night.
By George Henry

Monday, Aug 1, 2016

Rangers stock up before trade deadline

Jonathan Lucroy got a deal he liked, Carlos Beltran joined him in Texas and Jay Bruce and Rich Hill also moved Monday during an 18-swap frenzy at the trade deadline.
By Ben Walker

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Francouer's blast helps Braves salvage split in series

ATLANTA - Jeff Francoeur hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the seventh inning Sunday, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1.
By George Henry

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Hellickson uses arm, bat to help Phillies beat Braves

ATLANTA - Jeremy Hellickson pitched into the sixth inning and drove in the go-ahead run with a two-run double to help the Philadelphia Phillies beat the bumbling Atlanta Braves 9-5 on Saturday night.
By George Henry

Braves' Peterson vaults up prospect lists

Atlanta Braves prospect Dustin Peterson is having a strong season at Double-A Mississippi, enough to position himself as a legitimate prospect.
By David Lee

Friday, July 29, 2016

Braves' Jenkins earns first career win

ATLANTA - Tyrell Jenkins earned his first career victory, pitching six innings and helping the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 on Friday night.
By George Henry

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Fast start powers Phillies to win over Braves

ATLANTA - Aaron Altherr and Maikel Franco homered, Aaron Nola won for the first time in eight starts and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 7-5 on Thursday night.
By George Henry

Braves jump out to big lead, hold on to sweep Twins

MINNEAPOLIS - Freddie Freeman homered, doubled and tied a career high with five RBI as the Atlanta Braves held off the Minnesota Twins 9-7 Wednesday night for a two-game sweep.
By Tyler Mason

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Braves trade Harrell to Rangers for prospect

The AL West-leading Texas Rangers have made their first move to get more pitching, acquiring right-handed starter Lucas Harrell and left-handed reliever Dario Alvarez from the Atlanta Braves for ...

GreenJackets return home with division lead

The Augusta GreenJackets are set for a seven-game homestand at Lake Olmstead Stadium starting Thursday.
By David Lee

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Harrell, Garcia lead Braves to victory

MINNEAPOLIS - Lucas Harrell pitched six innings, Adonis Garcia homered and the Atlanta Braves beat the Minnesota Twins 2-0 on Tuesday night in a matchup of the worst teams in the majors.

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Griffey Jr., Piazza tearfully enter Baseball Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - Two players who began their careers at opposite ends of the spectrum three decades ago ended up in the same place Sunday - with their names etched on plaques at the Baseball ...
By John Kekis

Atlanta can't avoid sweep despite its chances to score

DENVER - Trevor Story lined his fourth homer in three games, Tyler Chatwood allowed one hit over five erratic innings and the Colorado Rockies swept the Atlanta Braves with a 7-2 win Sunday.
By Pat Graham

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