PITTSBURGH - Derek Lowe remained unbeaten against the Pittsburgh Pirates, and Melky Cabrera hit his first home run for Atlanta to help the Braves extend their season-best winning streak to five games with a 4-2 victory Saturday night.
PITTSBURGH - Jason Heyward homered and drove in three runs to support Tim Hudson's eight dominating innings and the Atlanta Braves didn't wait until the late innings to put away Pittsburgh, beating the Pirates 7-0 on Friday for their fourth consecutive victory.
ATLANTA - Brooks Conrad slowed up as he rounded first base, unsure if his drive had cleared the left field wall to give the Atlanta Braves an improbable victory.
ATLANTA - Jason Heyward bailed out Billy Wagner - just as the Atlanta Braves' veteran closer expected.
ATLANTA - Pinch-runner Brent Clevlen trotted home with the winning run on a throwing error by third baseman David Wright in the ninth inning as the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 3-2 on Tuesday night.
ATLANTA - Mike Pelfrey gave the Mets a lift with 7 2/3 strong innings and New York beat the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Monday night to end a five-game losing streak.
ATLANTA - Justin Upton and Kelly Johnson homered to back eight strong innings by Rodrigo Lopez and help the Arizona Diamondbacks snap a seven-game losing streak with an 11-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night.
ATLANTA - Martin Prado's bases-loaded bloop single drove in two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Atlanta Braves to a 6-5 win over Arizona on Friday night, extending the Diamondbacks' bullpen woes.
MILWAUKEE - The Atlanta Braves found a familiar way to beat up the Milwaukee Brewers.
MILWAUKEE - Tim Hudson kept pitching his way out of trouble and came inches shy of hitting a home run himself, helping the Atlanta Braves beat the Milwaukee Brewers 11-3 on Tuesday.
ATLANTA - Tom Glavine thought of his rocky first full season with the Atlanta Braves when the team announced Tuesday it will retire his number.
MILWAUKEE - Martin Prado hit a grand slam, Tommy Hanson got plenty of run support in eight scoreless innings and the scuffling Atlanta Braves snapped a power drought in an 8-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday night.
PHILADELPHIA - With Jason Hayward on the bench resting a sore right groin and starter Jair Jurrjens on the disabled list with a strained right hamstring, Braves manager Bobby Cox started utility man Eric Hinske in right field and reliever Kris Medlen on the mound.
PHILADELPHIA - This ol' man has plenty left in his pitching arm.
WASHINGTON - Scott Olsen took a no-hitter into the eighth inning, pinch-hitter Willie Harris delivered the winning RBI single in the ninth, and the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 3-2 Thursday night.
ATLANTA - Three errors by New York fueled Atlanta's comeback as the Braves scored four runs in the eighth inning and beat the Mets 5-3 for their fifth straight win.
PHILADELPHIA - An offensive funk sent the Phillies to a four-game sweep by the Atlanta Braves.
PHILADELPHIA - The Braves took advantage of a little help from their opposition.
PHILADELPHIA - Freddie Freeman homered, doubled and drove in all four Atlanta runs to back Julio Teheran's strong pitching as the Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-2 Friday night.
HOUSTON - The Houston Astros had solid pitching but couldn't get their offense going in the first two games against Atlanta.