ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves will have a losing record at the All-Star break for the second time in three seasons.
LOS ANGELES - Derek Lowe took a perfect game into the seventh inning, Matt Kemp homered and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Braves 2-1 Wednesday night.
LOS ANGELES - Jeff Francoeur rejoined the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday at Dodger Stadium, a little humbled but in no way contrite regarding the harsh things he said when he was sent to the minors.
LOS ANGELES - Jair Jurrjens pitched six solid innings, batterymate Brian McCann homered twice and Yunel Escobar hit a three-run double, leading the Atlanta Braves to a 9-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night.
LOS ANGELES - Hiroki Kuroda took a perfect game into the eighth inning and settled for a one-hitter, leading Los Angeles to a 3-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night.
ATLANTA - Jeff Francoeur's stay in the minor leagues barely lasted a weekend. Francoeur, who had four hits in his third game with Double-A Mississippi on Sunday, was recalled to the Atlanta Braves on Monday. Francoeur was 7 for 13 (.548) with two RBIs at Mississippi. The timing of Francoeur's four-hit game on Sunday was perfect for the Braves, who could ...
ATLANTA - As much as the Atlanta Braves have struggled recently, Mark Teixeira couldn't imagine the toll of losing a 17-inning marathon.
ATLANTA - Third baseman Chipper Jones and catcher Brian McCann were named Sunday to represent the Atlanta Braves in the major league All-Star Game July 15 at Yankee Stadium.
ATLANTA - Jeff Francoeur was sent to the minors but was replaced in right field by another former Atlanta area high school star.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves were feeling down after five straight losses and the demotion of popular teammate Jeff Francoeur.
ATLANTA - Chris Sampson didn't have to pitch like Houston ace Roy Oswalt.
ATLANTA - Brian McCann has never enjoyed an All-Star break. He'd like to keep that streak intact.McCann has been an All-Star in each of his first two full seasons with the Atlanta Braves, and he'll learn today if he makes the NL squad for the third straight year.
ATLANTA -- Slumping Braves outfielder Jeff Francoeur was sent to the minors to work on his hitting, with his average having dropped to .234.
ATLANTA - No first baseman in the major leagues has more errors than Ryan Howard's nine, and that worries Charlie Manuel.
ATLANTA - Tom Glavine said he is encouraged about the reduced pain in his left elbow after some aggressive exercises on Wednesday, and the Braves pitcher hopes to begin throwing off the mound in about two weeks.
ATLANTA - Bobby Cox had only a few rules.
Second baseman Elliot Johnson, third baseman Paul Janish and right-hander Cristhian Martinez became free agents when the Atlanta Braves failed to offer 2014 contracts on Monday night.
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