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.
ATLANTA - Freddie Freeman celebrated his newly won All-Star berth by driving in four runs with three hits and the Atlanta Braves beat Mat Latos and the Cincinnati Reds 6-5 on Thursday night.
So much for Puig-mania sweeping the country. Give this contest to Atlanta first baseman Freddie Freeman.
MIAMI - Saddled with a five-game losing streak, the Miami Marlins were in the market for an early lead Wednesday, and Giancarlo Stanton gave them one.
MIAMI - Justin Upton homered, doubled twice and scored three runs to help the Atlanta Braves earn their 27th comeback victory when they beat the Miami Marlins 6-4 Tuesday night.
MIAMI - Justin Upton broke a tie by driving in two runs when he doubled in a six-run 14th inning for Atlanta's first hit since the sixth, and the Braves beat the Miami Marlins 7-1 Monday night.
PHILADELPHIA- Jason Heyward hit a three-run homer to lead an Atlanta offense that scored in all but two innings, Tim Hudson pitched seven strong innings and the Braves set season highs for runs and hits in a 13-4 rout of the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night.
PHILADELPHIA - Humberto Quintero and Ryan Howard hit home runs to give Cliff Lee a five-run cushion, and the Philadelphia Phillies held on for a 5-4 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.
ATLANTA - Donovan Solano delivered a pinch-hit, go-ahead single off Braves closer Craig Kimbrel in the ninth inning, and the Miami Marlins beat Atlanta 4-3 on Thursday night.
ATLANTA - Ricky Nolasco tossed seven strong innings amid persistent trade rumors, Justin Ruggiano hit a three-run homer and the Miami Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 6-3 on Wednesday night.
ATLANTA - Chris Johnson's two-run, go-ahead double was the big hit in a four-run sixth inning that helped the Braves to a 11-3 win over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night.
ATLANTA - Manager Fredi Gonzalez knows the Atlanta Braves have a few batting problems to correct if they're going win the NL East for the first time in eight years.
ATLANTA - People like to say the Atlanta Braves live and die by the home run.