ATLANTA - Tommy Hanson did not give up an earned run in his recovery from back-to-back ugly losses and the Atlanta Braves moved a season-best 15 games over .500 with a 4-1 win over the Florida Marlins on Saturday.
pitcher who beat his team.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves will host Major League Baseball's Civil Rights Games in 2011-12, team president John Schuerholz announced Wednesday at the King Center.
ATLANTA - Jair Jurrjens gave up one run and had a run-scoring single in his first start in two months, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 4-1 on Wednesday night.
ATLANTA - Chipper Jones' three-run homer in the seventh gave Kenshin Kawakami his long-awaited first win of the season, but only after the Atlanta Braves escaped a ninth-inning jam to beat the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Saturday.
CHICAGO - In just over two weeks, the Chicago White Sox have gone from a beaten-down team in total disarray to a confident ballclub that is practically unbeatable.
ATLANTA - Jason Heyward's bat has cooled off considerably.
Jair Jurrjens is still hurt. Chipper Jones might be on his way to retirement when the season ends.
ATLANTA - Chipper Jones and pitcher Derek Lowe each drove in two runs and Lowe won his third straight start at home in the Atlanta Braves' 6-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night.
ATLANTA - Jason Heyward homered and Troy Glaus drove in two runs to back seven strong innings by Tim Hudson in the Atlanta Braves' 3-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday night.
ATLANTA - After seeming on the verge of announcing his retirement, Chipper Jones changed course Thursday and said he won't make a decision until after the season.
ATLANTA - Tommy Hanson pitched seven scoreless innings, Troy Glaus drove in two runs and the Atlanta Braves returned to their winning ways at home with a 6-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday night.
ATLANTA - Struggling through another disappointing season, Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones told The Associated Press he was meeting with team officials Tuesday to discuss his future and acknowledged that he's considering retirement.
MINNEAPOLIS - Brooks Conrad filled in neatly for Chipper Jones, making two nice plays at third base and then driving in the go-ahead run with a squeeze bunt in the ninth inning Saturday night that lifted the Atlanta Braves over Minnesota 3-2.
MINNEAPOLIS - Francisco Liriano struck out a season-high 11 batters to edge Tim Hudson in a dazzling pitchers' duel as the Minnesota Twins beat the Atlanta Braves 2-1 on Friday night.
PHOENIX - Brooks Conrad scrambled home to break a ninth-inning tie and the Atlanta Braves, after blowing a five-run lead, beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 11-7 Thursday.
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.
ATLANTA - Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons wasted no time recovering from a rare two-error inning.
ATLANTA - The Braves, finding new ways to create runs, have regained the lead in the NL East with their best two-week stretch of the season.
ATLANTA - Chris Johnson hit a three-run double, Julio Teheran pitched seven strong innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 3-1 on Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep.