ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves hope veteran starter Ben Sheets can bolster their rotation.
ATLANTA - Tim Hudson knew it would be difficult to pitch in record temperatures. Falling behind by four runs in the first inning hardly helped.
ATLANTA - On Atlanta's hottest day on record, Mike Minor did enough to cool off Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals.
ATLANTA - Michael Morse had four hits, including the go-ahead homer in the eighth inning after Washington had blown a four-run lead, and the Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves, 5-4, on Friday night.
ATLANTA - Chris Young hit a tiebreaking home run against Atlanta closer Craig Kimbrel in the ninth inning, lifting the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 3-2 victory over the Braves on Thursday night.
ATLANTA - Chipper Jones and Jason Heyward homered and the Atlanta Braves withstood Arizona's comeback attempt to beat the Diamondbacks 6-4 on Wednesday night.
ATLANTA - Tim Hudson answered manager Fredi Gonzalez's call for improved starts from Atlanta's rotation and the Braves opened their longest homestand of the season by beating the Arizona Diamondbacks, 8-1, on Tuesday night.
BOSTON - Will Middlebrooks had a solo homer among his three hits and drove in two runs, Franklin Morales gave Boston another decent start as the fill-in for Josh Beckett and the Red Sox beat the Atlanta Braves 8-4 on Saturday night.
BOSTON (AP) - Jair Jurrjens made an impressive return to the majors by allowing one run on three hits and shut down the hot-hitting Boston Red Sox, leading the Atlanta Braves to a 4-1 win Friday night.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves on Thursday said Brandon Beachy had successful right elbow ligament-replacement surgery.
NEW YORK - Jason Heyward and the Atlanta Braves never intended to challenge the powerful New York Yankees to a game of home run derby in the Bronx. Still, they came out ahead.
NEW YORK - Chipper Jones atoned for a costly error by cutting down the potential tying run at the plate and the Atlanta Braves held on to end the Yankees' 10-game winning streak, beating New York, 4-3, on Tuesday night.
NEW YORK - Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez was detailing his team's latest loss Monday night, running down the list of what went wrong.
NEW YORK - CC Sabathia struck out 10, Derek Jeter drove in three runs and the New York Yankees won their 10th straight game, beating the Atlanta Braves 6-2 Monday night.
ATLANTA - Jason Hammel pitched a one-hitter for his first career shutout, allowing only Jason Heyward's two-out single in the seventh inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Atlanta Braves 5-0 on Saturday night.
ATLANTA - A long rain delay and extra innings tested the Washington Nationals' mental and physical strength.
ATLANTA - Stephen Strasburg can't explain why he has struggled on the road this season.
SEATTLE - The Seattle Mariners handed Atlanta its eighth straight loss, with Dustin Ackley and Logan Morrison hitting home runs in the third inning to beat the Braves 7-3 Wednesday.
SEATTLE - When a team is struggling, even sure-handed players make mistakes.
SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres' previously inept offense has become resurgent and it's leading to more victories.
SAN DIEGO - Craig Kimbrel had no one to blame but himself.
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.
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.