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Medlen proves to be more than a fill-in

pitcher who beat his team.

July 01, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves to host baseball's Civil Rights Games

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.

June 30, 2010 | By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press Writer | Atlanta Braves


Jurrjens returns, Braves beat Nationals 4-1

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.

June 30, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Jones powers Braves past Tigers

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.

June 26, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Konerko HR lifts White Sox over Braves

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.

June 24, 2010 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Glaus key to Atlanta's resurgence

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.

June 21, 2010 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Writer | Atlanta Braves


Lowe has 2 RBIs, wins 3rd straight home start

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.

June 18, 2010 | By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press Writer | Atlanta Braves


Heyward, Glaus help Hudson, Braves beat Rays 3-1

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.

June 17, 2010 | By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press Writer | Atlanta Braves


Surprise: Chipper Jones puts off retirement talk

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.

June 17, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Hanson, Glaus lead Braves past Rays

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.

June 16, 2010 | By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press Writer | Atlanta Braves


Chipper Jones meets with team over future

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.

June 15, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves squeeze a 3-2 win on road

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.

June 12, 2010 | By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves fall 2-1, Infante leaves with injury

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.

June 11, 2010 | By JON KRAWCZYNSKI AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves blow big lead, still beat Diamondbacks 11-7

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.

June 10, 2010 | By BOB BAUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Like old times: Braves holding down 1st in NL East

ATLANTA - As the Braves packed their bags for the longest road trip of the season, televisions throughout the Turner Field clubhouse were set to a channel replaying the team's greatest moment in Atlanta.

June 03, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY 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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