ATLANTA - Jason Heyward homered, Martin Prado drove in three runs, including the go-ahead run in the sixth, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-3 on Saturday night to win for the ninth time in 11 games.
MIAMI - Anibal Sanchez allowed two runs and five hits while pitching into the seventh inning, Cody Ross hit a two-run double in the eighth and the Florida Marlins extended Kenshin Kawakami's season of woe by beating the Atlanta Braves 6-4 on Tuesday night.
PITTSBURGH - Derek Lowe remained unbeaten against the Pittsburgh Pirates, and Melky Cabrera hit his first home run for Atlanta to help the Braves extend their season-best winning streak to five games with a 4-2 victory Saturday night.
PITTSBURGH - Jason Heyward homered and drove in three runs to support Tim Hudson's eight dominating innings and the Atlanta Braves didn't wait until the late innings to put away Pittsburgh, beating the Pirates 7-0 on Friday for their fourth consecutive victory.
ATLANTA - Brooks Conrad slowed up as he rounded first base, unsure if his drive had cleared the left field wall to give the Atlanta Braves an improbable victory.
ATLANTA - Jason Heyward bailed out Billy Wagner - just as the Atlanta Braves' veteran closer expected.
ATLANTA - Pinch-runner Brent Clevlen trotted home with the winning run on a throwing error by third baseman David Wright in the ninth inning as the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 3-2 on Tuesday night.
ATLANTA - Mike Pelfrey gave the Mets a lift with 7 2/3 strong innings and New York beat the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Monday night to end a five-game losing streak.
ATLANTA - Justin Upton and Kelly Johnson homered to back eight strong innings by Rodrigo Lopez and help the Arizona Diamondbacks snap a seven-game losing streak with an 11-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night.
ATLANTA - Martin Prado's bases-loaded bloop single drove in two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Atlanta Braves to a 6-5 win over Arizona on Friday night, extending the Diamondbacks' bullpen woes.
MILWAUKEE - The Atlanta Braves found a familiar way to beat up the Milwaukee Brewers.
MILWAUKEE - Tim Hudson kept pitching his way out of trouble and came inches shy of hitting a home run himself, helping the Atlanta Braves beat the Milwaukee Brewers 11-3 on Tuesday.
ATLANTA - Tom Glavine thought of his rocky first full season with the Atlanta Braves when the team announced Tuesday it will retire his number.
MILWAUKEE - Martin Prado hit a grand slam, Tommy Hanson got plenty of run support in eight scoreless innings and the scuffling Atlanta Braves snapped a power drought in an 8-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday night.
PHILADELPHIA - With Jason Hayward on the bench resting a sore right groin and starter Jair Jurrjens on the disabled list with a strained right hamstring, Braves manager Bobby Cox started utility man Eric Hinske in right field and reliever Kris Medlen on the mound.
ATLANTA - Ervin Santana knew in the very first inning his slider would be tough to hit.
ATLANTA - Freddie Freeman had three hits and an RBI, Julio Teheran earned his 10th win and the Atlanta Braves took advantage of Ordisamer Despaigne's control problems to beat the San Diego Padres 5-3 on Saturday night.
ATLANTA - Rookie Jesse Hahn allowed only three hits in six innings to remain unbeaten on the road and the San Diego Padres beat Atlanta 5-2 on Friday night to continue their recent success against the Braves.
ATLANTA - 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.
ATLANTA - 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.
ATLANTA - 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.
ATLANTA - 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.
CHICAGO - Dan Uggla's future in Atlanta was in question Sunday after the Braves suspended the struggling second baseman for their final game before the All-Star break.
CHICAGO - Chris Johnson had three hits, including his third homer in two days, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Chicago Cubs 10-7 on Sunday to remain near the top of the NL East at the All-Star break.
CHICAGO - Chris Johnson and the Atlanta Braves capitalized on a day when the ball was flying at Wrigley Field.
NEW YORK - Aaron Harang allowed four hits in seven innings, and theAtlanta Braves used early offense against Bartolo Colon to beat the New York Mets 3-1 on Thursday night and avert a four-game sweep.
NEW YORK - David Wright ignited a tiebreaking 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.
NEW YORK - Rookie Jacob deGrom struck out 11 in seven shutout innings and also delivered a table-setting hit from the No. 8 spot in the batting order as the New York Mets tagged All-Star Julio Teheran and the Atlanta Braves 8-3 Tuesday night.
NEW YORK - Curtis Granderson and David Wright are expected to deliver big hits for the Mets. When they get one from Ruben Tejada, it's a bit of a surprise.
ATLANTA - Alex Wood's plan was to make sure he didn't let Paul Goldschmidt beat the Braves.