ATLANTA - Kris Medlen is putting together another second-half run that is helping theAtlanta Braves move closer to the NL East title.
ATLANTA - Chase Headley hit a tying homer and Logan Forsythe drove in the go-ahead run in San Diego's two-run eighth and the Padres beat Atlanta 4-3 on Friday night to spoil Braves rookie David Hale's debut.
MIAMI - The game had all the earmarks of low-stakes September baseball, with a small crowd and two spot starters in a matchup of first- and last-place NL East teams.
MIAMI - In his season finale, Miami Marlins rookie sensation Jose Fernandez pitched seven innings, hit his first major-league homer and engaged in a standoff with the annoyed Atlanta Braves that cleared both benches and bullpens.
MIAMI - Evan Gattis drove in two runs to highlight Atlanta's highest-scoring inning in more than a month, and the Braves snapped a four-game slide by beating the Miami Marlins 5-2 on Monday night.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Evan Gattis apparently picked up on something Sunday that his Braves teammates could not.
PHILADELPHIA - Cody Asche hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning and Cliff Lee outdueled fellow left-hander Mike Minor as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 2-1 on Friday night.
ATLANTA - Kameron Loe's long wait for another start in the majors didn't go as planned.
ATLANTA - Freddie Freeman had never faced Daisuke Matsuzaka and said he didn't bother looking at video to prepare for the right-hander. It didn't matter. All Freeman had to see was see Matsuzaka's Mets uniform.
ATLANTA - B.J. Upton had four hits, including the game-winning single in the 11th inning, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 5-4 for their fifth straight win on Saturday night.
ATLANTA - Freddie Freeman hit a two-run homer in the first inning, Julio Teheran topped Jose Fernandez in a matchup of young right-handers, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 2-1 Friday night for their fifth straight win.
ATLANTA - Brian McCann hit a three-run homer, Kris Medlen pitched seven scoreless innings and the Atlanta Braves completed a sweep of the Cleveland Indians with a 3-1 victory Thursday night.
ATLANTA - Chris Johnson singled to left with two outs in the ninth inning for his first career walk-off hit and the Atlanta Braves won again at home, beating the Cleveland Indians 3-2 on Wednesday night.
ST. LOUIS - Mike Minor bounced back from the shortest outing of his career with seven strong innings and Andrelton Simmons homered to lead the Atlanta Braves to a 5-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday.