ATLANTA - Andrelton Simmons drove in Dan Uggla from first base with a triple off Edgmer Escalona in the 10th inning, and the Atlanta Braves won their fourth straight game with a 9-8 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Monday night.
ATLANTA - Jason Heyward homered and drove in two runs to help the Atlanta Braves beat St. Louis 5-2 on Sunday night, capping their first three-game sweep of the Cardinals at home in 10 years.
ATLANTA - Andrelton Simmons and the Braves haven't said much about last year's NL wild-card loss to the Cardinals.
ATLANTA - Mike Minor allowed only one run to give Atlanta's depleted rotation a lift, Jason Heyward homered, and the Braves beat Adam Wainwright and the St. Louis Cardinals 4-1 in a matchup of division leaders on Friday night.
NEW YORK - Now that Tim Hudson is out for the season, the Atlanta Braves know they'll need to rely on some pretty young pitchers in the starting rotation.
NEW YORK - Tim Hudson is out for the season with a broken right ankle, leaving the Atlanta Braves without the leader of their pitching staff as they make a push for the pennant.
NEW YORK - Tim Hudson took a shutout into the eighth inning before getting spiked at first base and carted off the field during the Atlanta Braves' 8-2 victory over the New York Mets on Wednesday night.
NEW YORK - Carlos Torres pitched six impressive innings as a fill-in starter and had an RBI single, Ike Davis turned an angry crowd in his favor with a go-ahead double in a three-run sixth and the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 Tuesday night.
NEW YORK - Jason Heyward made a diving catch with runners on first and second and two outs in the ninth inning after pinch-hitter Reed Johnson hit a go-ahead single with two outs in a two-run top half, leading the Atlanta Braves to a 2-1, comeback victory over the New York Mets on Monday night.
CHICAGO - Left fielder Casper Wells robbed Reed Johnson of a home run in the eighth inning to help the Chicago White Sox beat the Atlanta Braves 3-1 on Sunday.
CHICAGO - One day after being yanked from a game for not hustling, Alex Rios busted out big slump in a big way.
ATLANTA - Jay Bruce says the Reds have had an impressive first half, even if they are in third place in the NL Central.
ATLANTA - Mike Minor took advantage of support from unexpected sources - a combined seven hits by three fill-in outfielders and, in an even bigger surprise, his own two-run double.
ATLANTA - Bronson Arroyo pitched seven sparkling innings, Brandon Phillips hit a two-run single in Cincinnati's three-run first and the Reds beat the depleted Atlanta Braves 4-2 on Friday night.
ATLANTA - Braves outfielder Jason Heyward said Friday his strained right hamstring feels better and he hopes to avoid the disabled list.