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Atlanta Braves Want Tim Hudson Back in 2014
October 15th, 2013 at 8:27 AM
Tim Hudson may be getting old, but Atlanta Braves manager Frank Wren had strong words for how much he wants to bring back the veteran pitcher in 2014, Mark Bowman tweets.   Frank Wren has provided strong indication he would like Tim Hudson back in the #Braves rotation next year. — Mark Bowman...

Atlanta Braves Could Make Push for Big Name Starting Pitcher in Offseason
October 12th, 2013 at 10:02 AM
The Atlanta Braves will start 2014 with mostly the same starting rotation as this season, but they could make a move to land a big name starting pitcher on the free agent market. It's pretty much assumed that Paul Maholm and Freddy Garcia are on their way out, and Tim Hudson's...

Atlanta Braves Even National League Division Series with Win Over Los Angeles Dodgers
October 4th, 2013 at 9:53 PM
In need of a win to avoid going on the road in an 0-2 hole, the Atlanta Braves evened the National League Division Series at one game a piece with a 4-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday at Turner Field. Mike Minor gave up a run on a...

Atlanta Braves NLDS Starting Rotation Gliding Over All
October 3rd, 2013 at 10:46 AM
Coming into 2013, the Atlanta Braves had a serious problem with their starting pitchers. There were too many of them. To compound this, the Braves had the electric Brandon Beachy coming back from Tommy John Surgery after the All-Star Break. What's a manager to do? ***PHOTO1*** Unfortunately, after injuries to Tim Hudson,...

Bats Silent as Atlanta Braves Fall to Milwaukee Brewers
September 23rd, 2013 at 10:33 PM
Marco Estrada pitched seven innings of scoreless baseball and the Milwaukee Brewers pitching staff allowed only three hits as the Brewers cruised to a 5-0 shutout of the Atlanta Braves Monday night at Turner Field in Atlanta. A day after clinching the National League East division title, the Braves were unable...

Craig Kimbrel Blows Save; Washington Nationals Stun Atlanta Braves
September 17th, 2013 at 4:21 PM
The Atlanta Braves wasted a two-run eighth inning home run off the bat of Evan Gattis as the Washington Nationals defeated the Atlanta Braves 6-5 Tuesday afternoon at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. This afternoon's game was the first of a doubleheader between the two teams. Yesterday's game was postponed due to...

Atlanta Braves Look to Clinch NL East in 3 Game Series Against Washington Nationals
September 17th, 2013 at 10:31 AM
The Atlanta Braves are a mere four games away from clinching the NL East, and this week's 3 game series with the Washington Nationals is all that stands in their way. After taking only 1 game at home against the San Diego Padres, the Braves are ready to put the final...

Miami Marlins’ Jose Fernandez Hits First Career Homer Against Atlanta Braves, Benches Clear: Video
September 11th, 2013 at 10:14 PM
Miami Marlins rookie pitcher Jose Fernandez hit his first career homer off Mike Minor. The way he treated it was not met warmly by the Atlanta Braves in the sixth inning of Tuesday's loss, as one can see in the video below. ***VIDEO1*** Fernandez and Chris Johnson had already exchanged heated words...

Jose Fernandez Homers, Benches Clear in Atlanta Braves’ Loss to Miami Marlins
September 11th, 2013 at 10:04 PM
The Atlanta Braves were already trailling in their 5-2 loss to the Miami Marlins on Wednesday, but things got dicey in the sixth inning when pitcher Jose Fernandez hit the first homer of his career and the benches cleared. ***VIDEO1*** After Chris Johnson and Fernandez had words between innings, Fernandez started the...

Atlanta Braves Travel to Miami to Take on Marlins
September 9th, 2013 at 1:30 PM
The Atlanta Braves had a rough weekend in Philadelphia, receiving their first series sweep at the hands of the Phillies since dropping three to the San Diego Padres in early June. The Braves seemed to have lost all of their late inning mojo in the most recent series with the Phillies,...

Atlanta Braves’ Mike Minor Takes Tough-Luck Loss to Philadelphia Phillies: Video
September 7th, 2013 at 8:51 AM
Atlanta Braves pitcher Mike Minor threw a gem Friday night, but the Philadelphia Phillies' two runs were just too much against Cliff Lee in the loss at Citizens Bank Park. See the video of Minor's performance below. ***VIDEO1*** Minor gave up both of his runs over seven innings to Cody Asche on...

Cliff Lee Outduels Mike Minor, Atlanta Braves Fall to Philadelphia Phillies
September 6th, 2013 at 11:32 PM
Mike Minor was good in the series opener between the Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies Friday night, but Cliff Lee was better, sending the Braves to a 2-1 loss at Citizens Bank Park. With two outs in the seventh, Minor made his only mistake when Cody Asche hit a go-ahead two-run homer,...

Atlanta Braves Beat Miami Marlins in Extra Innings
September 1st, 2013 at 12:13 AM
B.J. Upton had four hits including a walk-off single in the bottom of the eleventh inning as the Atlanta Braves defeated the Miami Marlins 5-4 Saturday night. It was a good sign for Braves fans to see an offensive outburst from Upton, who has been struggling at the plate all season....

Atlanta Braves Action Plan as They Prepare for Postseason
August 28th, 2013 at 9:51 AM
In order for the Atlanta Braves to be successful in the postseason their plan of action must include four elements that will make them a better team.  Everyone needs to elevate their efforts and play well and the clubhouse must remain intact. That goes without saying. But if the Braves want...

Atlanta Braves Avoid Sweep, Take Series Finale from St. Louis Cardinals
August 25th, 2013 at 6:20 PM
Another fine start by Mike MInor, combined with the efforts of a B-team lineup allowed the Atlanta Braves to snap their three-game losing streak and prevent a four-game sweep at the hands of the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday, taking a 5-2 win at Busch Stadium. Minor gave up six hits...

Bats Quiet as Atlanta Braves Fall to St. Louis Cardinals 6-2
August 24th, 2013 at 10:15 PM
St. Louis Cardinals starter Shelby Miller turned in another strong pitching performance, only allowing one run, courtesy of a Freddie Freeman homer, as St. Louis defeated the Atlanta Braves 6-2 Saturday night at Busch Stadium. Miller (12-8, 2.90) pitched seven innings and Carlos Beltran added three hits and two runs batted...

Atlanta Braves’ Brandon Beachy Scratched from Next Start for Appointment with Dr. James Andrews
August 22nd, 2013 at 5:39 PM
According to the official Atlanta Braves Twitter account, Brandon Beachy has been scratched from his projected start on Sunday against the Cleveland Indians. He will instead visit with Dr. James Andrews, the doctor who performed Beachy's Tommy John surgery.   LHP Mike Minor will start on Sunday in place of RHP Brandon...

Paul Maholm to Return to Atlanta Braves on Thursday
August 20th, 2013 at 7:49 PM
Paul Maholm will be activated from the disabled list by the Atlanta Braves on Thursday to make his first start in over a month, Dave O'Brien tweets.   Maholm will return to #Braves rotation Thursday vs Cardinals — David O'Brien (@ajcbraves) August 20, 2013 The Braves will skip Mike Minor's start in the rotation,...

Atlanta Braves Waste Two Jason Heyward Home Runs as Washington Nationals Win in Extras
August 18th, 2013 at 1:07 AM
The Washington Nationals used an Adam LaRoche home run in the 15th inning to beat the Atlanta Braves 8-7 Saturday night. It was the second extra inning game between the two teams in as many nights. Jason Heyward belted two home runs, including a game-tying two-run home run off Nationals closer Rafael...

Atlanta Braves Host Washington Nationals to Complete Nine-Game Home Stand
August 16th, 2013 at 10:34 AM
After dropping one game in each series against the Miami Marlins and the Philadelphia Phillies, the Atlanta Braves prepare to take on the second place Washington Nationals, who come in having won four of their last five games. The Braves conclude a 9-game homestand hosting the Nationals for three games, currently...