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Chipper's 2-run homer helps Braves win

ATLANTA - Chipper Jones and Jason Heyward homered and the Atlanta Braves withstood Arizona's comeback attempt to beat the Diamondbacks 6-4 on Wednesday night.

June 27, 2012 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Securing a victory

ATLANTA - Tim Hudson answered manager Fredi Gonzalez's call for improved starts from Atlanta's rotation and the Braves opened their longest homestand of the season by beating the Arizona Diamondbacks, 8-1, on Tuesday night.

June 26, 2012 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Boston beats up Braves

BOSTON - Will Middlebrooks had a solo homer among his three hits and drove in two runs, Franklin Morales gave Boston another decent start as the fill-in for Josh Beckett and the Red Sox beat the Atlanta Braves 8-4 on Saturday night.

June 23, 2012 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Jurrjens sharp in return as Braves top Red Sox, 4-1

BOSTON (AP) - Jair Jurrjens made an impressive return to the majors by allowing one run on three hits and shut down the hot-hitting Boston Red Sox, leading the Atlanta Braves to a 4-1 win Friday night.

June 23, 2012 | By HOWARD ULMAN AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Beachy has Tommy John surgery

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves on Thursday said Brandon Beachy had successful right elbow ligament-replacement surgery.

June 21, 2012 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves outslug Yankees

NEW YORK - Jason Heyward and the Atlanta Braves never intended to challenge the powerful New York Yankees to a game of home run derby in the Bronx. Still, they came out ahead.

June 20, 2012 | By HOWIE RUMBERG AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves hold on for win

NEW YORK - Chipper Jones atoned for a costly error by cutting down the potential tying run at the plate and the Atlanta Braves held on to end the Yankees' 10-game winning streak, beating New York, 4-3, on Tuesday night.

June 19, 2012 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Atlanta Braves


Beachy has partial tear in right elbow

NEW YORK - Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez was detailing his team's latest loss Monday night, running down the list of what went wrong.

June 19, 2012 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Yankees strike again

NEW YORK - CC Sabathia struck out 10, Derek Jeter drove in three runs and the New York Yankees won their 10th straight game, beating the Atlanta Braves 6-2 Monday night.

June 18, 2012 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Atlanta Braves


Hammel blanks Braves in 1-hitter

ATLANTA - Jason Hammel pitched a one-hitter for his first career shutout, allowing only Jason Heyward's two-out single in the seventh inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Atlanta Braves 5-0 on Saturday night.

June 16, 2012 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves beat Orioles, end 4-game losing streak

ATLANTA - Rookie Andrelton Simmons made amends for his first career error by hitting a two-run, go-ahead home run in the sixth inning and the Atlanta Braves beat Baltimore, 4-2, on Friday night to end the Orioles' five-game winning streak.

June 15, 2012 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Granderson finale: Curtis Granderson, Yankees sweep Braves

ATLANTA - Curtis Granderson hit a go-ahead two-run home run in the sixth inning and the streaking New York Yankees beat the Atlanta Braves, 3-2, on Wednesday night to complete their second straight three-game sweep.

June 13, 2012 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Yankees rally for win

ATLANTA - Alex Rodriguez hit his 23rd career grand slam, matching Hall of Famer Lou Gehrig's record, and the New York Yankees scored six runs in the eighth inning to rally for a 6-4 win over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.

June 12, 2012 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Yanks down Braves

ATLANTA - Ivan Nova combined with four relievers on a five-hitter and the New York Yankees beat the Atlanta Braves 3-0 on Monday night to claim a share of first place in the AL East for the first time in seven weeks.

June 11, 2012 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Uggla powers victory

AATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves were hurting in a big way when they dropped eight straight last month to tumble to the bottom of the NL East.

June 09, 2012 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


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Cabrera's hit in 10th gives Padres win over Braves

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres' previously inept offense has become resurgent and it's leading to more victories.

August 03, 2014 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Kimbrel has walk problems for Braves

SAN DIEGO - Craig Kimbrel had no one to blame but himself.

August 03, 2014 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Longtime Braves broadcaster Pete Van Wieren dies

ATLANTA - Pete Van Wieren, the bespectacled broadcaster who was part of the landmark team that carried Atlanta Braves games throughout the nation on Ted Turner's "SuperStation," died Saturday after a battle with cancer, the team said. He was 69.

August 02, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Minor struggles again in Braves' 10-1 loss to Padres

SAN DIEGO - Mike Minor has had poor outings in three of his last four starts for the Atlanta Braves, meaning there's a good chance manager Fredi Gonzalez could pull him from the rotation.

August 02, 2014 | By BERNIE WILSON AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Kershaw outduels Teheran as Dodgers sweep Braves

LOS ANGELES - Julio Teheran battled Clayton Kershaw until the end only to come up a hard-luck loser, sending the Atlanta Braves out of town with three straight losses to the first-place Dodgers.

August 01, 2014 | By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves acquire Bonifacio, plenty of deadline action around MLB

CHICAGO - The contending Atlanta Braves have acquired infielder-outfielder Emilio Bonifacio and left-handed reliever James Russell from the Chicago Cubs for catching prospect Victor Caratini.

July 31, 2014 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves lose to Dodgers 3-2 in 10 innings

LOS ANGELES - Alex Wood gave up just one run, Justin Upton tied the game in the ninth inning, and the Atlanta Braves still lost their second straight.

July 31, 2014 | By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves lose 8-4 to streaking Dodgers

LOS ANGELES - Tommy La Stella put together his second straight three-hit game and fourth since making his major league debut in late May. Freddie Freeman broke out of his slump, too. Their offense just wasn't enough to keep Atlanta's winning streak going.

July 30, 2014 | By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Santana, Gattis blow away San Diego Padres

ATLANTA - Ervin Santana knew in the very first inning his slider would be tough to hit.

July 28, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


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