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Johnson hits first career walkoff, Braves win

ATLANTA - Chris Johnson singled to left with two outs in the ninth inning for his first career walk-off hit and the Atlanta Braves won again at home, beating the Cleveland Indians 3-2 on Wednesday night.

August 28, 2013 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


Braves snap 3 game skid against Cardinals

ST. LOUIS - Mike Minor bounced back from the shortest outing of his career with seven strong innings and Andrelton Simmons homered to lead the Atlanta Braves to a 5-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday.

August 25, 2013 | By STEVE OVERBEY Associated Press | Atlanta Braves - AP


Miller dominates, Cardinals beat Braves 6-2

ST. LOUIS - Rookie Shelby Miller worked seven innings of three-hit ball, Matt Carpenter and Carlos Beltran each homered and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Atlanta Braves for the third straight time, 6-2 Saturday night.

August 24, 2013 | By R.B. FALLSTROM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


Wainwright sharp, Cardinals beat Braves 3-1

ST. LOUIS - 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.

August 23, 2013 | By R.B. FALLSTROM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


Braves win, Heyward out

NEW YORK - Citi Field has been a danger zone for the Atlanta Braves this summer.

August 21, 2013 | By MIKE FITZPATRICK AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


Questions remain in lineup, rotation

ATLANTA - By winning two of three against Washington to complete a successful homestand, the Atlanta Braves confirmed what already was obvious: The NL East race is over.

August 19, 2013 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


Questions remain in lineup, rotation

ATLANTA - By winning two of three against Washington to complete a successful homestand, the Atlanta Braves confirmed what already was obvious: The NL East race is over.

August 19, 2013 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


Medlen continues surge, Braves beat Phillies

ATLANTA - Kris Medlen continued his late-season surge by winning his fourth straight start, Chris Johnson hit a two-run home run and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 3-1 Tuesday night.

August 13, 2013 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


Freeman hits 3-run HR, Braves beat Marlins 9-4

ATLANTA - Freddie Freeman and Atlanta's hitters made certain the end of a long winning streak would not be followed by a new streak of offensive futility.

August 11, 2013 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


Not quite 15

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves' 14-winning streak ended Saturday night with a 1-0 loss to the last-place Miami Marlins, who scored the lone run on reliever Jordan Walden's wild pitch in the ninth inning.

August 10, 2013 | By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press | Atlanta Braves - AP


Braves crush Marlins, streak reaches 14

ATLANTA - Justin Upton, Chris Johnson and Brian McCann homered, Brandon Beachy pitched eight strong innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 5-0 Friday night for their 14th straight victory.

August 09, 2013 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


Lucky number 13

WASHINGTON - Jason Heyward singled and Justin Upton doubled in a three-run eighth inning Wednesday night in the Atlanta Braves' sweep-capping 6-3 win over the Washington Nationals, a game played nicely by both sides one night after a fastball to Bryce Harper's thigh cleared both benches.

August 07, 2013 | By JOSEPH WHITE AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


Braves make it 12 straight, things get chippy

WASHINGTON - Hit by a pitch two innings after homering, Bryce Harper jawed and pointed at Atlanta's Julio Teheran, and the dugouts and bullpens emptied, but the only haymakers thrown during the NL East-leading Braves' 2-1 victory over the Nationals on Tuesday night came from the teams' Twitter feeds.

August 06, 2013 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


Braves make it 11 in a row

WASHINGTON - Justin Upton led off the eighth inning with a tiebreaking homer, and the NL East-leading Atlanta Braves extended their winning streak to a season-high 11 games by beating the fading Washington Nationals 3-2 Monday night.

August 05, 2013 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


Braves make it 11 in a row

WASHINGTON - Justin Upton led off the eighth inning with a tiebreaking homer, and the NL East-leading Atlanta Braves extended their winning streak to a season-high 11 games by beating the fading Washington Nationals 3-2 Monday night.

August 05, 2013 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


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Gattis' double helps Braves top Marlins 3-1

ATLANTA - Pinch-hitter Evan Gattis broke an eighth-inning tie with a two-run double off A.J. Ramos, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 3-1 Wednesday for their ninth win in 12 games.

April 23, 2014 | By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press | Atlanta Braves - AP


Fernandez blanks Braves

ATLANTA - Jose Fernandez matched his career high with 14 strikeouts in eight innings and combined with Steve Cishek on a three-hitter as the Miami Marlins shut out the Atlanta Braves 1-0 on Tuesday night.

April 22, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


Gattis homers in 10th, Braves beat Marlins 4-2

ATLANTA - Evan Gattis hit a two-run homer in the 10th inning, leading the Atlanta Braves past the Miami Marlins 4-2 Monday night.

April 21, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


Braves mash Mets again

NEW YORK - Jordan Walden got the final out with the bases loaded after Atlanta manager Fredi Gonzalez pulled star closer Craig Kimbrel, and the Braves held off the New York Mets 7-5 Saturday night.

April 19, 2014 | By MIKE FITZPATRICK AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


Harang pulled with no-hitter, Braves beat Mets 6-0

NEW YORK - Aaron Harang threw no-hit ball for seven innings but was pulled after 121 pitches, and reliever Luis Avilan gave up David Wright's two-out single in the eighth as the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 6-0 Friday night.

April 18, 2014 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


Revere's RBI single lifts Phillies over Braves 1-0

PHILADELPHIA - Ben Revere's RBI single with two outs in the eighth inning lifted the Philadelphia Phillies to a 1-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday afternoon.

April 17, 2014 | By ROB MAADDI AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


Teheran 3-hits Phillies; Braves win 1-0

PHILADELPHIA - Julio Teheran pitched a three-hitter, Evan Gattis homered among a career-best four hits, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0 Wednesday night.

April 16, 2014 | By ROB MAADDI AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


Uggla powers Braves to win

AARON BRACY, Associated Press

April 14, 2014 | By AARON BRACY Associated Press | Atlanta Braves - AP


Mets take series

ATLANTA - Eric Young Jr. got three hits, stole three bases and scored four times as the New York Mets overcame Justin Upton's two home runs to beat the Atlanta Braves 6-4 on Thursday night.

April 10, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


Braves mop up Mets

ATLANTA - Ervin Santana allowed only three hits over eight scoreless innings in his Atlanta debut, Jason Heyward homered and drove in two runs and the Braves held off the New York Mets 4-3 on Wednesday night.

April 09, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


New York Mets spoil home opener with 4-0 shutout

ATLANTA - Bartolo Colon combined with two relievers on an eight-hitter, Ruben Tejada drove in two runs with two hits and the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 4-0 on Tuesday night.

April 08, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


Selig hints Aaron still baseball's home-run king

ATLANTA - Hank Aaron is still the home run king to many. Even baseball commissioner Bud Selig has a difficult time seeing it any other way.

April 08, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


Aaron set to savor 40th anniversary of 715th homer

ATLANTA - Hank Aaron was more relieved than jubilant after he broke Babe Ruth's home-run record on April 8, 1974.

April 07, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


Replay helps Braves top Washington 2-1

WASHINGTON - Atlanta Braves left fielder Justin Upton saw the baseball nestle underneath some green wall padding and initially, instead of trying to make a play, threw his arms up and waited for a call from the umpires.

April 04, 2014 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


Braves head to Washington for key early series

WASHINGTON - Bryce Harper's Washington Nationals and Jason Heyward's Atlanta Braves won the past two NL East titles, and they'll get the division race started early this season.

April 03, 2014 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


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