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Fister brilliant as Nats finally notch win vs. Braves

WASHINGTON - Doug Fister pitched eight shutout innings, and Anthony Rendon had three hits and two RBI for the Washington Nationals, who beat the Atlanta Braves 3-0 victory on Saturday night.

June 21, 2014 | By BENJAMIN STANDING Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Floyd injures elbow in Braves' 3-0 win over Nats

WASHINGTON - Gavin Floyd, recently returned from Tommy John surgery, pitched six scoreless innings Thursday night before leaving with an elbow injury, the latest setback for an injury-riddled Atlanta Braves' rotation and one that tempered a 3-0 victory over the Washington Nationals.

June 19, 2014 | By JOSEPH WHITE AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Swept in three

ATLANTA - Fredi Gonzalez felt good about the Braves' chances for a big day at the plate after he unveiled a new-look lineup.

June 18, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Kendrick leads Phillies past Braves

ATLANTA - Ryan Howard homered, Kyle Kendrick won consecutive starts for the first time in 11 months and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 5-2 on Tuesday night.

June 17, 2014 | By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Light-hitting Braves fall to Phillies 6-1 in 13th

ATLANTA - Another late night at Turner Field left the Atlanta Braves with more reasons to bemoan an extra-innings loss.

June 17, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


La Stella stays hot; Braves drop Angels, 7-3

ATLANTA - Manager Fredi Gonzalez says Tommy La Stella is playing as if he is looking for another promotion. That's how comfortable the rookie second baseman has looked in his first three weeks in the major leagues.

June 16, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Angels regroup to beat Braves 11-6 in 13 innings

ATLANTA - As acting manager for the day, Angels bench coach Dino Ebel asked for a close game so he could make lots of moves.

June 15, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves hold off Angels at home

ATLANTA - Evan Gattis and Chris Johnson hit back-to-back homers in the first inning and the Braves edged the Los Angeles Angels 4-3 on Friday night for their first interleague win.

June 13, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Tempers flare as Braves lose big

DENVER - Corey Dickerson is still wondering why he was at the center of a near scrum.

June 12, 2014 | By DENNIS GEORGATOS Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Seattle sweeps Braves

ATLANTA - Lloyd McClendon's unusual lineup left the Seattle manager answering questions about his team's scoring potential.

June 04, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Mariners sink Braves

ATLANTA - John Buck had three hits, including a two-run homer in the seventh inning that gave Seattle the lead, and the Mariners rallied to beat the Atlanta Braves 7-5 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight win.

June 03, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Rookies La Stella, Simmons give boost to Braves

ATLANTA - The Braves received a needed boost from two players recalled from the minors last week.

June 02, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves top Miami again, begin June atop N.L. East

MIAMI - Shae Simmons didn't think he would make his major league debut in a close game.

May 31, 2014 | By CHRISTOPHER STOCK AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves beat Marlins to snap skid

MIAMI - Julio Teheran's low ERA rose a smidgen, which was OK because his modest batting average rose a lot.

May 31, 2014 | By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Red Sox walk it off, sweep four-game series from Braves

BOSTON - Chris Johnson's throwing error from third base allowed Jackie Bradley Jr. to score from second with none out in the ninth inning, giving the Boston Red Sox a 4-3 win over the Atlanta Braves for their fourth straight win after a 10-game skid.

May 29, 2014 | By DOUG ALDEN Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


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Phillies no-hit Braves

ATLANTA - With their playoff hopes uncertain, Atlanta's struggling batters picked a bad time to get no-hit by Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia relievers.

September 01, 2014 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Marlins shut down Braves

ATLANTA - Jarred Cosart pitched seven effective innings, and the Miami Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 4-0 on Saturday night to stop a three-game losing streak.

August 31, 2014 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Upton, Heyward spark Braves past Marlins

ATLANTA - Justin Upton is having quite a month.

August 29, 2014 | By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Minor's arm, bat lead Braves over Mets 6-1

NEW YORK - Mike Minor took a two-hit shutout into the eighth inning after hitting a double and single himself, leading the Atlanta Braves over the New York Mets 6-1 Thursday night.

August 28, 2014 | By CHARLES O'BRIEN Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Heyward leadoff homer helps Braves beat Mets 3-2

NEW YORK - Jason Heyward hit a leadoff home run off Zack Wheeler, Julio Teheran won his third straight start and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 3-2 Wednesday night to stop a three-game losing streak.

August 27, 2014 | By CHARLES O'BRIEN Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Harang mental lapse costs Braves

CINCINNATI - Aaron Harang figures he's covered first base thousands of times in his career.

August 25, 2014 | By MARK SCHMETZER Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves top Reds in 12

CINCINNATI - Justin Upton hit a two-run homer in the 12th inning Friday night, rallying the Atlanta Braves to a 3-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds after left-hander Mike Minor came up four outs short of a no-hitter.

August 23, 2014 | By JOE KAY AP Baseball Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves' bats stay hot, demolish Reds

CINCINNATI - Justin Upton extended his hitting streak to 12 games with a bases-loaded single during Atlanta's decisive third inning, and the Braves extended their offensive resurgence with an 8-0 victory over the fading Cincinnati Reds on Thursday night.

August 21, 2014 | By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves blow lead, streak over

PITTSBURGH - Justin Upton dropped a routine fly ball to left-centerfield in the ninth inning which set the stage for Gaby Sanchez's game-winning sacrifice fly that capped a late-inning comeback as the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Wednesday night.

August 20, 2014 | By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Pirates walk plank

PITTSBURGH - Jason Heyward and Andrelton Simmons homered to begin a six-run first inning, and the Atlanta Braves beat the sliding Pittsburgh Pirates 7-3 on Monday night for their fourth consecutive victory.

August 18, 2014 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Upton's 2-run HR helps Braves top Lester, A's 4-3

ATLANTA - Mike Minor needed a reason to believe he could work his way back to his 2013 form.

August 18, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves make it 2 straight over A's

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.

August 16, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Gordon scores 4 runs, Dodgers win

ATLANTA - Despite hitting only .229 in the first 12 games in August, Dee Gordon remained confident in his approach as he refused to make changes that might lead to bad habits.

August 14, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves finally figure out Dodgers

ATLANTA - Ervin Santana won his sixth straight start at Turner Field, Justin Upton drove in the go-ahead run in the fifth inning and the Atlanta Braves snapped a two-game skid with a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night.

August 13, 2014 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Dodgers glide past Braves 6-2

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 on Monday night.

August 11, 2014 | By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


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