ATLANTA - Andrelton Simmons hit a game-ending double off Mark Melancon in the 10th inning, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.
ATLANTA - Kris Medlen stuck to his game plan through the longest losing streak of his career: Keep games close and give Atlanta's powerful offense a chance to come through.
ATLANTA - Third baseman Juan Francisco has been traded from the Atlanta Braves to the Milwaukee Brewers for minor league left-handed pitcher Tom Keeling.
ATLANTA - Fredi Gonzalez doesn't want to discuss the NL East standings.
ATLANTA - B.J. Upton broke his bat, broke up the tie and- the Braves hope- broke out of a long, agonizing slump.
ATLANTA - Freddie Freeman thought the Atlanta Braves would capitalize on an early exit by Washington ace Stephen Strasburg.
ATLANTA - Fredi Gonzalez gave three struggling stars a chance to relax.
ATLANTA - Atlanta Braves third baseman Juan Francisco has been designated for assignment.
ATLANTA - B.J. Upton sat at his locker, his voice barely above a whisper.
TORONTO - For Atlanta manager Fredi Gonzalez, there's a lot to like about filling out the lineup card in American League ballparks.
TORONTO - Tim Hudson hasn't had a whole lot to celebrate since earning his 200th win.
NEW YORK - Ike Davis busted out of his prolonged slump with a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning and the New York Mets rallied past the Atlanta Braves 4-2 on Sunday night to end an eight-game losing streak at home.
NEW YORK - Light-hitting pitcher Mike Minor homered for his first two RBIs in the majors and struck out 10 as the Atlanta Braves posted their second win in a matter of hours, beating the New York Mets 6-0 Saturday for their eighth straight victory.
NEW YORK - Dan Uggla hit an RBI single in the 10th inning soon after a suspended game resumed, and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 7-5 Saturday for their seventh straight win.
NEW YORK - Fredi Gonzalez thought his Atlanta Braves would have the advantage going into the bottom of the eighth inning with the rain coming down and a gusty wind blowing.
ATLANTA - Beaten twice in one day and just plain beat, the first-place Atlanta Braves were ready for some rest.
The Atlanta Braves have placed catcher Evan Gattis on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right oblique.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves waited a long time to get going.
ATLANTA - Freddie Freeman singled three times and drove in one run, Julio Teheran pitched six innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Francisco Giants 3-0 on Sunday night.
ATLANTA - Justin Upton has seen a lot of Sergio Romo and knew what pitches to look for - and what pitch to take.
ATLANTA - The Braves were hoping for a lift in their return home from an ugly road trip.
ATLANTA - Braves general manager Frank Wren says Brandon Beachy is a little tender and won't make his 2013 debut on Tuesday as had been planned.
SAN DIEGO - The Atlanta Braves did everything they could against the San Diego Padres in a three-game series, except win.
SAN DIEGO - Andrew Cashner outdueled Tim Hudson, Chase Headley homered and the San Diego Padres beat the Atlanta Braves for the second straight game, 3-2 Tuesday night.
SAN DIEGO - Logan Forsythe homered in his first at-bat of the season, Will Venable added a three-run homer and Jason Marquis won his seventh straight decision to lead the San Diego Padres to a 7-6 victory against the Atlanta Braves on Monday night.
LOS ANGELES - Dan Uggla's batting average is the last thing on his mind. The slugging second baseman prefers to concentrate on home runs, RBIs and the Atlanta Braves' comfortable lead atop the NL East.
LOS ANGELES - Kris Medlen grew up in Southern California and made frequent trips to Dodger Stadium. Saturday night, in his second career start at Chavez Ravine, the Atlanta Braves' right-hander had the best of both worlds on the mound and at the plate.
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Dodgers earned their first walk-off victory of the season, and once again rookie Yasiel Puig had a hand in things.
ATLANTA - Julio Teheran held Pittsburgh without a hit for 7 2-3 innings before settling for a combined one-hit shutout, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Pirates 5-0 on Wednesday.
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