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Braves blow it before the playoffs, this time

ATLANTA - A franchise known for its postseason flops switched to fast-forward this time.

September 29, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Philly does it again

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves are doing their best to give away what looked like a certain playoff berth just a few weeks ago.

September 27, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Atlanta's woes continue

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves took another wrenching loss in their September swoon, squandering an early two-run lead against Cliff Lee as the playoff-bound Philadelphia Phillies rallied for a 4-2 victory Monday night.

September 26, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Wirter | Atlanta Braves


My Take, 9/27 - Playoffs or not, ATL on short end

It's been a good run. It really has.

September 26, 2011 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Atlanta Braves


Uggla, Braves beat Strasburg, Nationals 7-4

WASHINGTON - When Braves baserunners Chipper Jones and Michael Bourn both found themselves near the bag at second during a rundown, it looked like the sort of mistake that plagues a team on its way to wasting a chance to make the playoffs.

September 24, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves blanked in series finale

MIAMI - Struggling to secure a postseason berth, the Atlanta Braves were thwarted by a playoff-caliber pitching performance.

September 21, 2011 | By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves trying to get back on track

MIAMI (AP) - Rookie Randall Delgado pitched five innings for his first major-league win, and the Atlanta Braves put the brakes on their recent skid by beating the Florida Marlins 4-0 Tuesday night.

September 20, 2011 | By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves let it slip away

MIAMI - The sliding Atlanta Braves stumbled again Monday night, losing 6-5 to the Florida Marlins on Omar Infante's game-ending two-run homer.

September 19, 2011 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Atlanta tops Mets

ATLANTA - Tim Hudson found the difference he needed by slightly adjusting his delivery.

September 17, 2011 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Wright hits 2 HRs, Mets bully Braves, 12-2

Delete ATLANTA - Derek Lowe looked down as he heard boos while walking off the field in the third inning, and he spoke in unusually soft, pained tones following the game.

September 17, 2011 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Gonzalez's blast leads Braves, 4-1

ATLANTA - Alex Gonzalez isn't too concerned about the pressure of a wild-card race.

September 14, 2011 | By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves finally snap skid

ATLANTA - Brian McCann and Dan Uggla each hit a three-run homer and the Atlanta Braves snapped their longest losing streak of the season, beating the Florida Marlins 7-1 Tuesday night to end a four-game skid.

September 13, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves lose again, Cards inch closer to wild card

ST. LOUIS - Lance Berkman had a single, RBI double and walk - reaching ba++se seven straight times over two games - and the St. Louis Cardinals inched closer in the NL wild card race with a 4-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night.

September 10, 2011 | By R.B. FALLSTROM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Cardinals beat Braves 4-3 in 10 innings

ST. LOUIS - Nick Punto hit a sacrifice fly with the bases loaded in the 10th inning after Albert Pujols' two-run single tied it an inning earlier and the St. Louis Cardinals kept its faint postseason hopes alive with a 4-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.

September 10, 2011 | By R.B. FALLSTROM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Phillies walk off for series sweep

PHILADELPHIA - Pinch-hitter Ross Gload hit an RBI single with one out in the bottom of the ninth and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 3-2 Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep and extend their lead to 10½ games in the NL East.

September 07, 2011 | By ROB MAADDI AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


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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


Teheran earns 10th win as Braves top Padres 5-3

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.

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


Rookie road king Hahn hurls Padres past Braves 5-2

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.

July 25, 2014 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Saltalamacchia peppers Braves, Marlins win

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.

July 24, 2014 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


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