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Marlins take series over Braves with 3-2 win

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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 Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Thursday night. More>>

Santana sits down 10 as Braves top Marlins,6-1

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

Minor shelled as Miami takes 2nd straight from Atlanta, 7-6

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Jacob Turner allowed two runs in his bid for a permanent return to Miami's rotation and the Marlins knocked Mike Minor out of the game early in their 6-5 win over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night. More>>

Marlins use 10th to down Braves 3-1

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Garrett Jones drove in two runs with a bases-loaded single in the 10th inning, lifting the Miami Marlins to a 3-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night. More>>

LaStella, Wood lead Braves over Phillies 8-2

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ATLANTA (AP) - Tommy La Stella drove in three runs and Chris Johnson hit a two-run homer to back Alex Wood and help the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-2 Sunday. The Braves have won of five of seven and remained second in the NL East, one percentage point behind Washington. Wood (7-7) allowed three hits and one run with eight strikeouts in six innings to win for the first time four starts. The first five innings were played in a steady drizzle before heavy rain caused a 1 hour... More>>

Hamels handcuffs Braves, Phils win 2-1

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ATLANTA (AP) - Cole Hamels held the Braves to four hits through seven innings, Jimmy Rollins hit a two-run homer, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat Atlanta 2-1 on Saturday night. Hamels (4-5) won for the second time in three starts, giving up one run, striking out nine and walking none. He threw 71 of 95 pitches for strikes. Rollins' 12th homer, coming off reliever Shae Simmons (1-1), made it 2-0 in the seventh. Atlanta, which had a three-game winning streak snapped, cut its deficit to 2-1 ... More>>

Heyward and Simmons pace Braves past Phillies, 6-4

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Jason Heyward homered and drove in two runs, Andrelton Simmons had two RBIs, and the Atlanta Braves won their third straight game with a 6-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night. More>>

Braves set to release struggling Dan Uggla

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ATLANTA, GA (WRCB) -- The Atlanta Braves have requested unconditional release waivers for second baseman Dan Uggla.Uggla signed a $62-million five year contract with the Braves in 2010. With the exception of his first two season, Uggla has struggled.In 48 games this season before losing his starting job to Tommy La Stella, Uggla was batting .162 with two home runs and 10 RBI.He was also suspended one game before the All-Star break for reportedly showing up late for a game.Here's the official ... More>>

Braves beat Cubs 10-7

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CHICAGO (AP) - Chris Johnson had three hits, including his third homer in two days, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Chicago Cubs 10-7 on Sunday. Johnson hit a long drive to straightaway center field for a three-run shot in Atlanta's four-run third inning against Travis Wood (7-8). Johnson also went deep twice in the Braves' 11-6 victory at Wrigley Field on Saturday. Atlanta played without struggling second baseman Dan Uggla, who was suspended by the team for the final game before the All-Sta... More>>

Braves belt Cubs 11-6

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CHICAGO (AP) - Chris Johnson homered twice and pitcher Mike Minor hit his second career home run, leading the Atlanta Braves over the Chicago Cubs 11-6 on Saturday. Johnson and Justin Upton each drove in four runs for the Braves. Johnson and Minor homered and Upton hit a three-run double as Atlanta scored six times in the fourth inning for a 9-3 lead. Minor (3-5) allowed six runs and 11 hits in six innings. He improved to 6-0 in his career against the Cubs. The Braves won for the second time... More>>

Braves comeback not enough, Cubs win 5-4

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CHICAGO (AP) - Justin Ruggiano hit an RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning Friday that sent the Chicago Cubs over the Atlanta Braves 5-4. Arismendy Alcantara singled with two outs off Jordan Walden (0-1) and stole second. Ruggiano then got a hit that slipped past shortstop Andrelton Simmons to win it. More>>

Braves avert Mets sweep, win 3-1

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NEW YORK (AP) - Aaron Harang allowed four hits in seven innings, and the Atlanta Braves used early offense against Bartolo Colon to beat the New York Mets 3-1 on Thursday night and avert a four-game sweep. The Braves snapped a four-game losing streak and ended the Mets' season-best, four-game winning run. New York hasn't swept a four-game set from Atlanta since July 1989. Harang (9-6) won his fourth straight start and fifth game in six outings, topping the Mets for the second time this season... More>>

Braves lose fourth in a row

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NEW YORK (AP) -David Wright ignited a tie breaking rally in the seventh inning with a hustle double, Travis d'Arnaud gave Dillon Gee some cushion with a two-run drive later in the seventh and the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 on Wednesday night for their first four-game winning streak in a year.Gee (4-1) returned from two months on the disabled and pitched seven-plus dominant innings as the Mets won the first three of a four-game series against the Braves after being swept in Atla... More>>

Braves win streak ends at 9

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ATLANTA (AP) - Wade Miley earned his first win since early May, Paul Goldschmidt hit a two-run homer and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat Atlanta 3-1 on Sunday to end the Braves' nine-game winning streak. Miley (4-6) allowed one run on five hits and one walk in 6 2-3 innings. The left-hander was 0-3 in his previous nine starts and had not won since beating the White Sox on May 10. The win snapped his streak of five straight no-decisions. Atlanta starter Alex Wood (6-7) allowed two runs on only t... More>>

Braves come from behind on Arizona for 9th straight win

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ATLANTA (AP) - Andrelton Simmons drove in four runs, Aaron Harang won his third straight start and the Atlanta Braves beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-4 Saturday for their season-high ninth straight victory. Justin Upton added a two-run homer and a third RBI for the Braves, who have won 11 of 12 and are 11 games over .500 for the first time this season. Harang (8-6) has a 3.00 ERA over his last three starts after allowing nine hits and four runs with one walk and one strikeout in eight inning... More>>

Braves win 8th straight, down Arizona 5-2

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ATLANTA (AP) - Freddie Freeman drove in two runs, Ervin Santana won his second straight start, and the Atlanta Braves stretched their winning streak to eight games with a 5-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night. The Braves (48-38) have won 10 of 11 to move 10 games over .500 for the first time since April 29. They lead the NL East by 1½ games. Santana (7-5) gave up six hits and two runs with one walk and six strikeouts in 7 1-3 innings. Arizona began the night tied with Hous... More>>

Braves Sweep Phils, first in 50 years

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - B.J. Upton tripled and drove in two runs Sunday to lead the streaking Atlanta Braves to a 3-2 victory over the Phillies and their first four-game sweep in Philadelphia in 50 years. Gerald Laird had two hits with a double and RBI for the Braves, who won for the sixth time in seven games. It was the Braves' first four-game sweep in Philadelphia since Sept. 24-27, 1964. Marlon Byrd hit a pair of solo home runs for the slumping Phillies, who have lost eight of 10 to drop to 10... More>>

Braves take pair in Philly twi-night doubleheader

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Ryan Doumit homered and Tommy La Stella had two doubles and drove in a pair of runs to lead the Atlanta Braves to a doubleheader sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies with a 5-1 victory in the nightcap Saturday. La Stella hit a three-run triple in Atlanta's 10-3 win in the opener. Chris Johnson had three hits with an RBI and Justin Upton had two hits and drove in a run for the Braves, who have won five of six Cameron Rupp had two hits with a double for the Phillies, who have ... More>>

Teheran masterful in Braves 4-2 win over Philadelphia

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Freddie Freeman homered, doubled and drove in all four Atlanta runs to back Julio Teheran's strong pitching and lead the Braves over the Philadelphia Phillies 4-2 Friday night. Teheran (7-5) allowed two runs - one earned - and six hits in seven innings. He struck out nine, walked none and retired his final seven batters for Atlanta, which had lost six of 10 beginning with Philadelphia's three-game sweep at Turner Field last week. Craig Kimbrel pitched a scoreless ninth for... More>>

Braves split series with Nats, fall to NL East 2nd

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Tanner Roark won his fourth straight start, Denard Span had an RBI double and the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 Sunday for a split of the four-game series between NL East rivals. Span, Danny Espinosa and Adam LaRoche had two hits apiece as Washington won the final two games of the series. The Nationals improved to 3-7 against Atlanta. They increased their division lead over the Braves to 1 1/2 games. Roark (7-4) went 5 1-3 innings, allowing a run and four ... More>>

Braves drop series in Phoenix

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PHOENIX (AP) - Chase Anderson pitched seven innings to become the third pitcher since 1998 to win his first five major league starts, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 6-5 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Sunday. David Peralta and Paul Goldschmidt each hit a two-run homer in Arizona's six-run seventh inning. It was Peralta's first major league homer. Anderson (5-0) had a career-best eight strikeouts. He allowed two runs and five hits on his way to becoming the first pitcher to win his f... More>>

D-Backs beat Braves in 11, 4-3

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PHOENIX (AP) - Gerardo Parra's bloop single brought Cody Ross home from second in the 11th inning to give the Arizona Diamondbacks a 4-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night. One night after he set the Braves franchise record for career saves, Craig Kimbrel blew his third of the season in 19 opportunities. The Diamondbacks were 0 for 12 with runners in scoring position before Aaron Hill's pinch-hit double off Kimbrel down the right field line scored Ender Inciarte from second to ... More>>

Gattis HR Propels Braves in Miami Sweep

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MIAMI (AP) - Evan Gattis broke a ninth-inning tie with a two-run homer, and the Atlanta Braves completed a three-game sweep by beating the Miami Marlins 4-2 Sunday Shae Simmons, pitching in his second big league game, earned his first career save when he retired Christian Yelich with two on for the final out. Closer Craig Kimbrel was given the day off because of a heavy recent workload. The Braves pulled off the sweep after losing four consecutive games to Boston. Miami, which began the serie... More>>

Braves look for Miami sweep after 9-5 win over Marlins

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MIAMI (AP) - Jason Heyward and Freddie Freeman each drove in a pair of runs to help lead the Atlanta Braves to a 9-5 win over the Miami Marlins on Saturday. Ervin Santana (5-2) won for the first time since May 10 against the Cubs as he allowed three runs and seven hits in six innings. He struck out four. Craig Kimbrel got the last two outs for his 15th save of the season, which tied him with John Smoltz for the most saves in franchise history with 154. Derek Dietrich and Casey McGehee each dr... More>>

Braves roll past Rockies 7-0

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ATLANTA (AP) - Evan Gattis homered twice to support Julio Teheran's six scoreless innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the Colorado Rockies 7-0 on Sunday. Justin Upton and Chris Johnson added two-run homers for the NL East-leading Braves, who have won six of eight. Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki appeared to limp slightly as he walked off the field after his groundout ended the eighth. He left the game and there was no immediate report on his possible injury. Gattis missed four games with vi... More>>

Nicasio shines as Rockies beat Braves 3-1

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ATLANTA (AP) - Michael Cuddyer and Troy Tulowitzki each homered, Juan Nicasio solved the Braves and the Colorado Rockies beat Atlanta 3-1 on Saturday. The Rockies were missing some of their big bats as Carlos Gonzalez missed his third straight start with a swollen finger and Nolan Arenado was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a broken finger. Nicasio (5-2) didn't need much offense. The right-hander turned around his ugly history against the Braves - 0-3 and 9.82 ERA in four starts. He g... More>>

Braves Snap Skid On Wild Pitch, Avert Cards Sweep

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ST. LOUIS (AP) - Ryan Doumit scored on a wild pitch and the Atlanta Braves got two runs in the ninth inning to rally past the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday. Freddie Freeman started a ninth-inning rally with a leadoff single off St. Louis closer Trevor Rosenthal (0-2). With two outs, Freeman went to third on pinch hitter Ryan Doumit's double to right. Rosenthal intentionally walked pinch hitter Evan Gattis to load the bases and then walked Jordan Schafer to force in the tying run. Carlos Marti... More>>

Gattis, Heyward Go Yard; Braves Sweep Cubs in 5-2 win

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ATLANTA (AP) - Evan Gattis hit a tiebreaking homer, Jason Heyward added a two-run shot and the Atlanta Braves beat the Chicago Cubs 5-2 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep. Gattis gave Atlanta a 3-2 lead with his homer off Edwin Jackson in the fourth inning. Heyward added to the lead with his first home run since April 9, a seventh-inning drive off James Russell that landed in the Braves' bullpen beyond the right-field wall. Aaron Harang (4-3) gave up two runs on six hits and two walks i... More>>

Braves win, Upton injured

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ATLANTA (AP) - Left fielder Justin Upton left the Braves' game Saturday night against the Cubs with a lower back muscle contusion after being hit by a pitch. Chicago right-hander Jeff Samardzija hit Upton with a pitch in the sixth inning. Upton ran to first base but left the game, walking slowly off the field in apparent pain, after being checked by a Braves trainer. The Braves say Upton, who was replaced by Jordan Schafer, is day to day. Upton appeared to hurt his lower back in the fourth in... More>>

Braves Win Pitching Duel, Sweep Reds 1-0

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ATLANTA (AP) - Freddie Freeman's single to the center-field wall scored Jason Heyward from second base with two outs in the 10th inning on Sunday, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 1-0 win over the Cincinnati Reds. Cincinnati's Johnny Cueto and Atlanta's Julio Teheran each allowed only three hits in eight scoreless innings before giving way to relievers. With two outs in the 10th, Heyward hit a single up the middle off J.J. Hoover (1-3). B.J. Upton followed with a grounder that bounced off Hoov... More>>

Mets avert Braves Sweep in extra inning extravaganza

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NEW YORK (MLB.com) -- This certainly wasn't the prettiest way to conclude a successful road trip. Along with blemishing David Hale's start with multiple defensive miscues, the Braves' offense was unable to allow Gus Schlosser to celebrate what could have stood as a very memorable day vs. the Mets. After the bullpens produced a valiant battle on Sunday afternoon at Citi Field, Curtis Granderson delivered a sacrifice fly off Schlosser that enabled the Mets to celebrate a 4-3, 14... More>>

Braves GM: Gearrin's Injury "Significant"

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Braves general manager Frank Wren said injured right-hander Cory Gearrin has "ligament involvement" in his right elbow and will visit orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews for a second opinion next week. More>>

Braves Sign Craig Kimbrel to $42 Million, 4 year deal

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Craig Kimbrel saw the growing list of young Braves players committing to long-term deals and decided he wanted to jump on board. More>>

Braves pitcher visits sick woman and Braves fan at local hospital

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Thursday was a big day for a special woman at Memorial Hospital. Melody West, 36, has been in the ICU for more than 48 days and dreaming of her next trip to Turner Field. More>>

Maddux, Glavine, Thomas elected to Hall of Fame

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The trio will be inducted in Cooperstown on July 27 along with managers Bobby Cox, Joe Torre and Tony La Russa, elected last month by the expansion-era committee. More>>

Braves planning new suburban stadium in 2017

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The Atlanta Braves are leaving Turner Field and moving into a new 42,000-seat, $672 million stadium complex in Cobb County in 2017. More>>

Wainwright sharp, Cardinals beat Braves 3-1

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Adam Wainwright earned his NL-leading 15th win with his fifth complete game and had a key sacrifice fly to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 3-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night. More>>

Braves extend win streak to 8 games

Brian McCann and Chris Johnson hit consecutive homers in a five-run fifth inning to lead the Atlanta Braves to their eighth straight win with a 6-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday. More>>

Braves' Heyward wins first Gold Glove

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Jason Heyward's defensive contributions were rewarded on Tuesday night when the Braves' right fielder received the first Rawlings Gold Glove Award of his young career. More>>

Blown call + errors = Cards beat Braves 6-3

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Just like last year, the Braves lost out on a spot in the NL division series to the St. Louis Cardinals. Only this time, Atlanta was knocked out with the help of what will be remembered as one of the most disputed infield fly calls in baseball history. More>>

Jones, Sheets go out in style as Braves win finale

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Chipper Jones rapped an A.J. Burnett pitch to right field in his final regular season at-bat and the Atlanta Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 on Wednesday. More>>

Freeman's walk-off sends Braves back to playoffs

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Freddie Freeman hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning to put the Atlanta Braves back in the playoffs with a 4-3 victory over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night. More>>

Gearrin earns Braves' minor league honor

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The right-handed reliever from Rhea County was named the team's Triple-A Pitcher of the Year Thursday as the franchise handed out its postseason farm club honors. More>>

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