Injury to Jason Heyward Is Latest Obstacle Atlanta Braves Will Survive

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When Atlanta Braves right fielder Jason Heyward crumpled to the ground after being hit in the jaw by a fastball from New York Mets starting pitcher Jonathon Niese in the top of the sixth inning of Wednesday’s 4-1 win, the […]

Bullpen’s Effectiveness, Freddie Freeman’s Hustle Lead Atlanta Braves Past New York Mets

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Outside observers might feel that Atlanta Braves third baseman Chris Johnson‘s three-run home run in the top of the 10th inning was the key to the team’s 4-1 win over the New York Mets on Wednesday in New York. I […]

Atlanta Braves’ Jason Heyward a Shoo-In for National League Gold Glove Award

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For much of this season, Atlanta Braves outfielder Jason Heyward struggled at the plate until his recent promotion to the leadoff spot, a move that has seen not only him, but the entire team, get hot to the tune of 19 wins in their […]

Brandon Beachy, Atlanta Braves Ready to Dominate New York Mets

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With a 16-game lead over the second-place Washington Nationals in the National League East, the Atlanta Braves have called the fat lady, and she is currently warming up. So are the Braves, who begin a brief two-game series with the […]

St. Louis Cardinals Rally Past Milwaukee Brewers

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The St. Louis Cardinals have always been known for their clutch comebacks. They made another one on Monday in Milwaukee, scoring four runs in the top of the eighth inning to defeat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-5. Trailing 5-4 with two outs and the bases empty, […]

Examining the First 5 Retired Numbers in Atlanta Braves History

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New York Yankees Crush Los Angeles Angels Thanks To Alfonso Soriano Show

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It’s quite obvious why the New York Yankees were able to defeat the Los Angeles Angels 11-3 on Wednesday in New York. They had Alfonso Soriano, and the Angels did not. The veteran left fielder, who the Yankees acquired in […]

Big 9th Inning Helps Oakland Athletics to Win Over Toronto Blue Jays

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After taking two of the first three games of a four-game road series with the Toronto Blue Jays from Friday-Sunday, the Oakland Athletics found themselves locked in a 1-all tie heading into the top of the ninth inning on Monday. That’s when the Athletics […]

Yu Darvish’s Dominant One-Hitter Leads Texas Rangers Past Houston Astros

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After his offense staked him to a 2-0 lead thanks to an RBI double from Adrian Beltre and an RBI single from A.J. Pierzynski, Texas Rangers starting pitcher Yu Darvish did what he has done so often this season: he […]

Atlanta Braves Catcher Brian McCann Has Been Awesome In Contract Year

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This year, Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann has been, in a word, awesome. While he’s currently nursing a sore right knee that has caused him to miss the last two games, and he was forced to sit out the first […]

Chris Johnson’s Weekend Outburst Was Martin Prado-Like

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During this past offseason, the Atlanta Braves traded beloved utility-man Martin Prado, starting pitcher Randall Delgado and three minor leaguers to the Arizona Diamondbacks for outfielder Justin Upton and third baseman Chris Johnson. The first and last players mentioned in […]

Atlanta Braves Look to Continue Philadelphia Phillies Starter Cole Hamels’ Struggles

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Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels won a career-high 17 games last season while posting a 3.05 ERA with a career-best 216 strikeouts. This year has been the polar opposite, as the 29-year-old left-hander is 4-13 with a 3.81 ERA […]