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Braves lose, but go down fighting

ATLANTA - The Chicago Cubs are proving they are more than just Wrigley Field winners.

August 19, 2008 | BY CHARLES ODUM The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves drop fifth straight

ATLANTA - Jair Jurrjens kept the Braves close against Matt Cain and the Giants. Atlanta's bullpen had much less success in stopping San francisco.

August 19, 2008 | BY CHARLES ODUM The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Bueno sent to minors, suspended for 3 games

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves optioned rookie Francisley Bueno to Triple-A Richmond on Thursday before learning the left-hander had been suspended for three games.

August 18, 2008 | BY CHARLES ODUM The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Francoeur goes back to basics as he tries to shake slump

ATLANTA - Slumping right fielder Jeff Francoeur is taking a fresh approach to salvaging the rest of his season.

August 18, 2008 | BY CHARLES ODUM The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Jones scratched from second game's lineup

ATLANTA - Braves slugger Chipper Jones was scratched from Wednesday night's second game of a doubleheader against the Chicago Cubs with a stomach virus.

August 17, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Cubs complete doubleheader sweep with 8-0 win over Braves

BY CHARLES ODUM

August 17, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves and Cubs postponed due to rain

ATLANTA - The Chicago Cubs and Atlanta Braves got another day to recharge their slumping right fielders.

August 16, 2008 | By CHARLES ODOM The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Service honors Skip Caray

ATLANTA - Skip Caray, the voice of the Braves for more than three decades, was remembered Monday for simple contributions like cracking jokes to players in the clubhouse and his cries of "Braves win!" during the 1995 World Series.

August 16, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves bash Diamondbacks for third straight win

PHOENIX - A difficult loss proved even more costly for the Arizona Diamondbacks.

August 14, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Webb stifles Braves

PHOENIX - Brandon Webb has been masterful on the mound this season in racking up the most wins in the majors. So for his latest outing he turned his focus toward his performance at the plate.

August 14, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Jones comes back to lead Braves to victory

PHOENIX - Chipper Jones returned from the disabled list with a pair of hits, including a home run estimated at 434 feet, powering the Atlanta Braves to an 11-6 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night.

August 13, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves 6, Diamondbacks 4: Morton dazzles Arizona

PHOENIX - Mark Kotsay homered and Charlie Morton threw seven shutout innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-4 Thursday night.

August 12, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Jones returns from DL

PHOENIX - Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones was activated from the 15-day disabled list and started against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night for his first action in two weeks.

August 12, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Hampton back in win column

SAN FRANCISCO - Mike Hampton earned his first victory in nearly three years and hit an RBI double, leading the Atlanta Braves past the San Francisco Giants 11-4 on Tuesday night.

August 10, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Linececum dominates Braves

SAN FRANCISCO - Aaron Rowand says any talk about the National League Cy Young Award should begin and end with San Francisco teammate Tim Lincecum.

August 10, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


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Braves eliminated from playoff contention

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves were knocked out of the playoff race Sunday after a stunning late-season collapse, losing to Jacob deGrom and the New York Mets 10-2.

September 21, 2014 | By George Henry Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Mets push Braves to brink of elimination

ATLANTA - The slumping Atlanta Braves were shut down by Jonathon Niese and lost 4-2 to the New York Mets on Saturday night, damaging their flickering playoff hopes.

September 20, 2014 | By George Henry Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves' playoff hopes dealt another blow in 5-0 loss to Mets

ATLANTA - Lucas Duda hit a two-run homer, Zack Wheeler pitched six scoreless innings and the New York Mets beat the struggling Atlanta Braves 5-0 on Friday night but were eliminated from playoff contention.

September 19, 2014 | By George Henry Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Feeble offense likely costs Braves a playoff spot

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves watched another team celebrate at Turner Field.

September 18, 2014 | By Paul Newberry Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves beat Nationals, snap five-game skid

ATLANTA - The Braves ended their five-game losing streak but gained no ground in their longshot chase for the playoffs.

September 17, 2014 | By Charles Odum Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Nationals shut out Braves, clinch NL East

ATLANTA - At the All-Star break, the Atlanta Braves were tied for first in the NL East.

September 16, 2014 | By Paul Newberry Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves' new stadium gets its name: SunTrust Park

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves new suburban stadium already has a name - SunTrust Park.

September 16, 2014 | By Paul Newberry Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves drop fourth straight, back to .500 on season

ATLANTA - Stephen Strasburg threw seven scoreless innings to end a long run of frustration against Atlanta, and the Nationals beat the struggling Braves 4-2 on Monday night to move to the verge of the NL East title.

September 15, 2014 | Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves fall 10-3 to Rangers, swept in series

ARLINGTON, Texas - Manager Fredi Gonzalez and the Atlanta Braves have every reason to start worrying about their playoff chances.

September 14, 2014 | Stephen Hawkins Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Three-run 6th lifts Rangers over Braves, 3-2

ARLINGTON, Texas - Rougned Odor's go-ahead double gave fellow rookie Lisalverto Bonilla a win in his first major-league start, and the last-place Texas Rangers beat Atlanta 3-2 Saturday, handing the Braves another setback in their push for an NL wild-card spot.

September 13, 2014 | By Schuyler Dixon Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Fading Braves can't support Wood, fall 2-1 at Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas - Robinson Chirinos is back. So is Derek Holland. The catcher and pitcher led Texas to the win on Friday night.

September 13, 2014 | | Atlanta Braves


Braves avoid sweep, beat Nationals, 6-2

WASHINGTON - Aaron Harang outdueled Stephen Strasburg, Justin Upton drove in three runs and the Atlanta Braves avoided a series sweep in Washington with a 6-2 win over the Nationals on Wednesday.

September 10, 2014 | By Benjamin Standig Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Nationals strike early, hold off Braves, 6-4

WASHINGTON - Adam LaRoche kept up his torrid stretch with two hits and two RBIs, and the Washington Nationals essentially put to rest any thought that there is still a serious race for the NL East title with a 6-4 win over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.

September 10, 2014 | Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves fall to Nationals to increase deficit in NL East

WASHINGTON - Mired in an offensive funk, the last pitcher the Atlanta Braves wanted to see was Washington's Doug Fister.

September 09, 2014 | By Harvey Valentine Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Marlins shut out Braves

MIAMI - Julio Teheran was having another fine outing against the Miami Marlins until the middle innings rolled around.

September 07, 2014 | Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


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