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Atlanta Braves’ Fredi Gonzalez Stands Firm on not Throwing Craig Kimbrel Two Innings
October 9th, 2013 at 4:46 PM
Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez has taken a lot of heat for not going to Craig Kimbrel in the eighth inning of their fateful game four National League Division Series loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers, but he maintains that he wouldn't have done it any other way. The decision resulted in...

Atlanta Braves Season Ended by Juan Uribe Homer in NLDS Game Four
October 8th, 2013 at 1:22 AM
Instead of going to Craig Kimbrel for a two-inning save, the Atlanta Braves endured a heartbreaking loss to lose the National Leauge Division Series 3-1, thanks to a Juan Uribe go-ahead homer in a 4-3 game on Tuesday. Yasiel Puig started the fateful eighth inning with a double off David Carpenter. After...

Jordan Walden Hoping to Be Pitching Again by Friday
August 14th, 2013 at 5:00 PM
According to Mark Bowman, Jordan Walden is hoping to be pitching again as soon as this Friday after being struck on the right hand in Saturday's 1-0 loss to the Miami Marlins.   — Mark Bowman (@mlbbowman) August 14, 2013     Fortunately, the injury was nothing more than a bruise on Walden's pitching hand, requiring...

Justin Upton Hits Go-Ahead Homer in Atlanta Braves’ Win Over Washington Nationals
August 5th, 2013 at 11:39 PM
The Atlanta Braves saw their winning streak hit 11 games, thanks to a clutch go-ahead homer by Justin Upton in their 3-2 win over the Washington Nationals on Monday at Nationals Park. ***VIDEO1*** The eighth-inning homer was the last of Upton's three hits on the night and was his biggest. Upton blasted...

Atlanta Braves Win Ninth Straight in 12 Inning Victory Over Philadelphia Phillies
August 3rd, 2013 at 9:20 PM
Dan Uggla beat out a bases-loaded fielder's choice to give the Atlanta Braves a 5-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank park on Saturday, giving the Bravos nine straight wins. Jake Diekman got into trouble when he walked Justin Upton to start the inning. With one out, Diekman intentionally walked...

Atlanta Braves Rally Falls Short, New York Mets Take Doubleheader Opener
June 18th, 2013 at 5:19 PM
Matt Harvey continued his dominant year, taking a no-hitter into the seventh inning in the Atlanta Braves' 4-3 loss to the New York Mets in the first game of Tuesday's doubleheader at Turner Field. ***VIDEO1*** Harvey, who took advantage of the fact that the Braves and Mets had just finished Monday's rain...

Kris Medlen Leaves Early After Being Hit with Liner, Toronto Blue Jays Shutout Atlanta Braves
May 30th, 2013 at 9:06 AM
The Atlanta Braves were forced to work their understaffed bullpen more than they anticipated Wednesday night when Kris Medlen was hit in the leg by a comebacker. Atlanta's relief corps threw well, but the Braves also couldn't get the bats going in a 3-0 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays...

Atlanta Braves Likely to Use Six-Man Bullpen
May 16th, 2013 at 6:00 PM
With Jason Heyward likely coming off the disabled list on Friday, the Atlanta Braves are faced with the tough decision on who to jettison from the 25-man roster, and it looks like they'll go with the now unconventional six-man bullpen. The plan would work better if Atlanta's starting pitchers go deep...

Atlanta Braves Claim David Carpenter Off Waivers
November 30th, 2012 at 11:44 PM
The Atlanta Braves have claimed right-handed reliever David Carpenter off waivers from the Boston Red Sox, Mark Bowman tweeted earlier Friday. The Red Sox had designated the 27-year-old for assignment 10 days ago. He had spent the last two seasons with the Houston Astros and Toronto Blue Jays before being traded...