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Strasburg succumbs to heat as Braves prevail

ATLANTA - On Atlanta's hottest day on record, Mike Minor did enough to cool off Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals.

June 30, 2012 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Nationals top Braves

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.

June 29, 2012 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Chris Young, bullpen help Diamondbacks beat Braves

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.

June 28, 2012 | By GEORGE HENRY The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Chipper's 2-run homer helps Braves win

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.

June 27, 2012 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Securing a victory

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.

June 26, 2012 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Boston beats up Braves

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.

June 23, 2012 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Jurrjens sharp in return as Braves top Red Sox, 4-1

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.

June 23, 2012 | By HOWARD ULMAN AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Beachy has Tommy John surgery

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves on Thursday said Brandon Beachy had successful right elbow ligament-replacement surgery.

June 21, 2012 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves outslug Yankees

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.

June 20, 2012 | By HOWIE RUMBERG AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves hold on for win

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.

June 19, 2012 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Atlanta Braves


Beachy has partial tear in right elbow

NEW YORK - Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez was detailing his team's latest loss Monday night, running down the list of what went wrong.

June 19, 2012 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Yankees strike again

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.

June 18, 2012 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Atlanta Braves


Hammel blanks Braves in 1-hitter

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.

June 16, 2012 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves beat Orioles, end 4-game losing streak

ATLANTA - Rookie Andrelton Simmons made amends for his first career error by hitting a two-run, go-ahead home run in the sixth inning and the Atlanta Braves beat Baltimore, 4-2, on Friday night to end the Orioles' five-game winning streak.

June 15, 2012 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Granderson finale: Curtis Granderson, Yankees sweep Braves

ATLANTA - Curtis Granderson hit a go-ahead two-run home run in the sixth inning and the streaking New York Yankees beat the Atlanta Braves, 3-2, on Wednesday night to complete their second straight three-game sweep.

June 13, 2012 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


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Bonds for Braves' new stadium ruled valid

ATLANTA - The Georgia Supreme Court has upheld the authorization of up to $397 million in bonds to build a new baseball stadium for the Braves in Cobb County.

June 29, 2015 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Pirates top Braves again

PITTSBURGH - Pirates star center fielder Andrew McCutchen was hit in the left elbow by a pitch and exited during a five-run first inning as Pittsburgh sent the Atlanta Braves to their fifth straight loss, 8-4 Saturday.

June 27, 2015 | By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Pirates walk off with victory in 10th inning

PITTSBURGH - Jordy Mercer doubled home Andrew McCutchen with one out in the bottom of the 10th inning to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 3-2 win over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.

June 26, 2015 | By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Nationals complete sweep of Braves

WASHINGTON - Doug Fister said he really hadn't heard about the scoreless innings streak being crafted by his fellow Washington Nationals starters.

June 25, 2015 | By HARVEY VALENTINE AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves sac'd in 11th

WASHINGTON - Ian Desmond hit a sacrifice fly with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 11th inning to lift Washington to a 2-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday night for the Nationals' fifth straight victory.

June 24, 2015 | By JEFF SEIDEL Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves top Mets, win series

ATLANTA - Andrelton Simmons got four hits for the Atlanta Braves in a 6-4 win Saturday night over the New York Mets 6-4, who lost their fourth in a row and catcher Travis d'Arnaud to an elbow injury.

June 20, 2015 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Wisler shines in MLB debut

ATLANTA - Matt Wisler allowed only one run in eight innings in his major league debut to outpitch Jacob deGrom, and Jace Peterson hit a two-run double in the eighth to lift theAtlanta Braves to a 2-1 win over the New York Mets on Friday night.

June 19, 2015 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Boston ends slide

BOSTON - Boston Red Sox fans seemed too excited about the end of a long losing streak to notice the significance of Brock Holt hitting a triple in the eighth inning.

June 16, 2015 | By DOUG ALDEN AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves best Sox in Boston

BOSTON - Williams Perez pitched six shutout innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the Red Sox 4-2 on Monday night, sending Boston to its seventh straight loss.

June 15, 2015 | By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves rally to top Mets in 11th

NEW YORK - Cameron Maybin had a two-run single in the 11th inning, and the Atlanta Braves' beleaguered bullpen shut down the Mets over the final four-plus innings in a come-from-behind, 5-3 victory over New York on Saturday.

June 13, 2015 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Mets get win in series opener against Braves

NEW YORK - Bartolo Colon moved into a tie for the major league lead with his ninth win, Wilmer Flores and John Mayberry Jr. homered, and the New York Mets held on to beat the Atlanta Braves 5-3 on Friday night.

June 12, 2015 | By HOWIE RUMBERG AP Baseball Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves lose lead, split series with Padres

ATLANTA - Padres manager Bud Black said he was pacing the clubhouse "like a caged lion" after getting ejected in the seventh inning of a steamy game that lasted nearly four hours and started 56 minutes late because of rain.

June 11, 2015 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves blow late lead, lose in 11 innings

ATLANTA - Matt Kemp drove in the go-ahead run with a loud double, former Bravesstar Craig Kimbrel earned his 200th career save and the San Diego Padres beat Atlanta 5-3 in 11 innings on Monday night.

June 08, 2015 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Diamondbacks rally for 9-8 win over Braves

PHOENIX - A.J. Pollock homered for the second consecutive game, and the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied for a wild 9-8 win over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday.

June 03, 2015 | By JOSE M. ROMERO AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


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