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Lackey, Red Sox beat Braves for 3rd straight win

BOSTON - John Lackey pitched neatly into the seventh inning and the Boston Red Sox beat the Atlanta Braves 4-0 Wednesday night, their third straight victory after their longest losing streak in 20 years.

May 28, 2014 | By HOWARD ULMAN AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Red Sox win another

ATLANTA - Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a two-run single during Boston's four-run rally in the seventh inning and the Red Sox beat the Atlanta Braves 6-3 on Tuesday night in the latest comeback following their longest losing streak in 20 years.

May 27, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM | Atlanta Braves


Cobb Co. gives go-ahead for new Braves stadium

MARIETTA - Cobb County leaders on Tuesday approved seven agreements governing the Atlanta Braves' move and plans to build a new stadium.

May 27, 2014 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Santana, Braves blow lead, fall to Red Sox 8-6

ATLANTA - There's a troubling trend developing on baseball's best pitching staff.

May 26, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves' bats fall flat in 3-1 defeat

ATLANTA - Juan Nicasio took the pressure off a Rockies' lineup missing some big names.

May 24, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves take first game of series

ATLANTA - Gerald Laird drove in two runs with two hits, including a tiebreaking single in the eighth, and the Atlanta Braves beat Colorado 3-2 on Friday night after the Rockies lost third baseman Nolan Arenado to a broken finger.

May 23, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Brewers' bats show up as Santana, Braves fall

ATLANTA - The Brewers saved their swings for the game and earned another break from batting practice.

May 21, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Teheran, Upton lead Braves past Brewers 5-0

ATLANTA - Julio Teheran pitched a six-hitter for his second shutout of the season, Justin Upton had three RBIs and the Atlanta Braves won their third in a row, beating the slumping Milwaukee Brewers 5-0 Tuesday night.

May 20, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves hammer Milwaukee 9-3

ATLANTA - Freddie Freeman and Justin Upton homered to help Mike Minor win his second consecutive start, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Milwaukee Brewers 9-3 Monday night.

May 19, 2014 | By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Cards deal Braves another loss in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS - When Braves second baseman Tyler Pastornicky backpedaled into shallow right field to catch the popup and Jason Heyward didn't arrive fast enough to take charge, Kolten Wong got the green light.

May 17, 2014 | By R.B. FALLSTROM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Giants power past Braves, win series

SAN FRANCISCO - Hunter Pence, Michael Morse and Brandon Crawford homered to power the San Francisco Giants past the Atlanta Braves 10-4 on Wednesday.

May 14, 2014 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves release more details of new suburban park

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves have released renderings of their new stadium in suburban Cobb County, which will seat 41,500 and include plenty of revenue-generating amenities around the ballpark.

May 14, 2014 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Heyward slide sparks Braves win

SAN FRANCISCO - Jason Heyward knew he had to get creative, because he was still at least 10 feet from home plate when he saw Buster Posey catch the ball.

May 14, 2014 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Struggles out west continue

SAN FRANCISCO - Tim Lincecum regularly finds ways to keep the Atlanta Braves off-balance.

May 13, 2014 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Gattis, Heyward HRs give Braves 5-2 win over Cubs

ATLANTA - 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.

May 11, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM 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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