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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...

Atlanta Braves Leave Dan Uggla Off National League Division Series Roster
October 2nd, 2013 at 3:05 PM
When the Atlanta Braves take the field Thursday for the first game of the National League Division Series with the Los Angeles Dodgers, they'll be doing it without Dan Uggla, who was left off the playoff roster after basically being terrible all year.   Dan Uggla, highest paid Atlanta Brave this year,...

Atlanta Braves at Chicago White Sox: Game 97 Lineups
July 20th, 2013 at 3:51 PM
  Game #97 July 20, 2013 Atlanta Braves Chicago White Sox Game Details Time: 4:05 PM EDT Stadium: U.S. Cellular Field (Chicago, IL) Broadcast: Fox Game Conditions Weather: Mostly Sunny Temperature: 83°F - 78°F Wind: NNE 9 MPH Lineups: 1. Jose Constanza, CF 2. Chris Johnson, 3B 3. Justin Upton, RF 4. Freddie Freeman, 1B 5. Brian McCann, DH 6. Evan Gattis, C 7. Dan Uggla, 2B 8. Andrelton Simmons, SS 9. Joey Terdoslavich, LF         1. Alejandro De Aza, CF 2. Alexei Ramirez,...

Piecemeal Outfield Comes up Big in Atlanta Braves Win Over Cincinnati Reds
July 13th, 2013 at 8:45 PM
Reed Johnson, Joey Terdoslavich and Jose Constanza combined for seven hits to help the depleted Atlanta Braves beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-2 on Saturday at Turner Field. The trio set a season-high for combined hits by Braves outfielders this year, surpassing the previous high of six, in the absence of Jason...

Alex Wood Optioned to Triple-A by Atlanta Braves
July 13th, 2013 at 5:10 PM
In order to make room for Jose Constanza on the 25-man roster, the Atlanta Braves have optioned pitcher Alex Wood to the Triple-A Gwinnett, the team announced on their Twitter feed.   Alex Wood has been optioned to Gwinnett to make room for Jose Constanza. — Atlanta Braves (@Braves) July 13, 2013 Wood threw...

Atlanta Braves Recall Jose Constanza Amid Outfield Injuries
July 13th, 2013 at 9:33 AM
With all of the Atlanta Braves' starting outfielders being injured within 27 hours of each other, the club has recalled Jose Constanza from Triple-A Gwinnett, braves.com reports. ***VIDEO1*** Constanza has hit .260 with 13 RBIs and 17 stolen bases in 63 games with Gwinnett this season. He has played 79 games with...

Jordan Schafer Makes Roster, Atlanta Braves Send Tyler Pastornicky and Jose Constanza to Minors
March 26th, 2013 at 10:08 PM
All the work Jordan Schafer put in over Spring Training has paid off, as he is now in position to make the 25-man roster after the Atlanta Braves optioned Jose Constanza and Tyler Pastornicky to the minors. Schafer hasn't exactly been lights out this spring with just a .237 average, but...

Jose Constanza Arrives at Atlanta Braves Camp, May not Make Roster
March 15th, 2013 at 10:51 PM
Jose Constanza has finally arrived at Atlanta Braves camp a month after everyone else, and he is in legitimate danger of not making the big league roster. Constanza didn't receive his visa from the Domincan Republic until last week because of new, stricter policies put in place by the Caribbean nation....

Jose Constanza Having Visa Problems in Dominican Republic
February 15th, 2013 at 8:35 AM
Due to a difficult political situation in the Dominican Republic, Jose Constanza was still in the Caribbean country as opposed to report to Spring Training as of Thursday afternoon, braves.com reports. Dave O'Brien tweets that "things are different" in the Domincan Republic, implying the situation is not Constanza's fault. Out of the...

Atlanta Braves Re-call Jose Constanza, Option Anthony Varvaro to Triple-A
July 23rd, 2012 at 8:47 PM
In a pair of moves Monday, the Atlanta Braves re-called outfielder Jose Constanza and optioned reliever Anthony Varvaro to Triple-A Gwinnett, Dave O'Brien reports. With a healthy Jonny Venters back in the bullpen and Matt Diaz on the DL with a potentially season-ending injury, the Braves opted for more depth on...

Atlanta Braves Activate Chipper Jones from Disabled List, Option Jose Constanza to Triple-A
June 10th, 2012 at 1:16 PM
Chipper Jones couldn't convince Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez to let him stay in town for the John Smoltz's number retirement, but after two rehab games with Class-A Rome, Chipper has been activated from the disabled list in time for the series finale with the Toronto Blue Jays. Jones will bat third...

Atlanta Braves Beat St. Louis Cardinals, Snap Eight-game Losing Streak
May 29th, 2012 at 11:27 PM
It took more than a week, but thanks to early home runs from Michael Bourn and Dan Uggla, the Atlanta Braves finally snapped their longest losing streak since 2010 with a 5-4 win over the St. Louis Cardinals. The Braves, who sat in first place just a week ago, ended their...

Jose Constanza to Compete for Final Bench Spot
February 23rd, 2012 at 7:57 AM
Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez told mlb.com yesterday that Jose Constanza will contend for the final bench spot in Spring Training. ***PHOTO1*** Constanza's speed would give the Braves a legitimate backup to Michael Bourn in center field. "He did enough last year that he deserves to get not [just] a look, but an opportunity,”...

Atlanta Braves Rally and Walk Off in 4-3 Victory Over Los Angeles Dodgers
September 5th, 2011 at 1:53 AM
With a less than star-studded lineup facing off against the potential Cy Young award winner, it was reasonable to expect the Atlanta Braves to have a tough time salvaging the series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The outlook was even bleaker after Matt Kemp launched a three-run home run to...

Chicago Cubs Fail to Capitalize on Opportunities, Drop Series Opener to Atlanta Braves
August 23rd, 2011 at 12:36 AM
The Atlanta Braves have not given up a run in their last 26 innings, and Jair Jurrjens somehow did not ruin the streak with one of his ugliest lines of the year. Regardless, the Braves shut out the Chicago Cubs 3-0 in the first of four games. Jurrjens gave up eight hits...

Freddie Freeman Comes up Big as Atlanta Braves Win in Comeback Fashion
August 15th, 2011 at 11:55 PM
After much back and forth play, the Atlanta Braves used a game-winning two-RBI single in the top of the ninth inning by rookie first baseman Freddie Freeman to defeat the San Francisco Giants 5-4 on Monday night at Turner Field in Atlanta. Braves veteran Tim Hudson got the start on the mound...

Atlanta Braves Hit Five Home Runs in Defeat of Chicago Cubs
August 13th, 2011 at 2:24 PM
The Atlanta Braves homered five times, including two from Dan Uggla, as they defeated the Chicago Cubs 10-4 on Friday night. The Braves offense got started early as Uggla extended his hit streak to 32 games, a single season record for the Braves and Uggla himself, with a solo shot in...

Chipper Jones Continues Dominance of New York Mets with Go-Ahead Single
August 7th, 2011 at 11:59 PM
Chipper Jones did not even start Sunday afternoon against the New York Mets, but he still found a way to help the Atlanta Braves beat them. As has been his habit over his career, Jones hit the go-ahead RBI single in the top of the ninth to win the game and...

Jose Constanza Provides Spark as Tim Hudson Leads Atlanta Braves Past New York Mets
August 6th, 2011 at 9:14 AM
Tim Hudson continued his hot streak Friday as he took the hill for the Atlanta Braves, in turn shutting down the New York Mets for a 4-1 win in the series opener. The Atlanta right-hander went seven strong innings - the sixth straight start in which he has done that -...

Jason Heyward Out of Lineup for Second Straight Game
August 3rd, 2011 at 2:00 PM
With Jason Heyward's struggles against left-handed pitching this season, it was no surprise to see him out of the lineup with a lefty on the mound for Tuesday night's game against the Washington Nationals. However, Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez chose to sit Heyward for the second straight game for...