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McCann, Jones make NL All-Star team

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.

July 10, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves notebook: Perry joins hometown Braves

ATLANTA - Jeff Francoeur was sent to the minors but was replaced in right field by another former Atlanta area high school star.

July 09, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves 6, Astros 2: With Francoeur headed down, Braves bust skid

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves were feeling down after five straight losses and the demotion of popular teammate Jeff Francoeur.

July 09, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves winning streak stopped at 1

ATLANTA - Chris Sampson didn't have to pitch like Houston ace Roy Oswalt.

July 09, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves Notebook: McCann awaits All-Star decision

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.

July 09, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves send Francoeur down to work on hitting

ATLANTA -- Slumping Braves outfielder Jeff Francoeur was sent to the minors to work on his hitting, with his average having dropped to .234.

July 08, 2008 | By Charles Odum The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Howard's HR powers Phillies past Braves

ATLANTA - No first baseman in the major leagues has more errors than Ryan Howard's nine, and that worries Charlie Manuel.

July 07, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Glavine encouraged by reduced pain in elbow

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.

July 07, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves notebook: Soriano still on DL

Rafael Soriano, who has been on the disabled list since June 13 with inflammation in his right elbow, should return to the team "in a couple of days," assistant general manager Bruce Manno said Thursday.

July 07, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Phillies get second three-game sweep at Turner Field

ATLANTA - Cole Hamels came within one out of his second shutout of the Braves this season, making the Phillies' second series sweep of the year in Atlanta look easy.

July 07, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves notebook: Atlanta could soon face decision on Teixeira

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves may soon face a difficult decision with Mark Teixeira, the team's cleanup hitter and possible free agent.

July 06, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves flub another one

ATLANTA - Kyle Kendrick and the Philadelphia Phillies emerged from their interleague blahs to resume their mastery of the Atlanta Braves, ruining the surprise return of Chipper Jones.

July 05, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves baffled by Toronto's pitching

TORONTO - With his curveball diving and his fastball topping out at 96 miles per hour, A.J. Burnett made life easy on catcher Rod Barajas, and rough on the undermanned Atlanta Braves.

July 03, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Wells' bat leads Toronto past Atlanta, 9-5

TORONTO - It's not often that Atlanta's Tim Hudson gives up a home run. When he does, he usually loses.

July 02, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Teixeira powers Braves past Jays

TORONTO - Bobby Cox has seen plenty of fine pitching performances as manager of the Atlanta Braves, but few as good as the one Jair Jurrjens delivered Friday night.

July 01, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


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Outfield error costs Braves in 3-2 loss to Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH - Justin Upton dropped a routine fly ball to left-centerfield in the ninth inning which set the stage for Gaby Sanchez's game-winning sacrifice fly that capped a late-inning comeback as the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Wednesday night.

August 20, 2014 | Nate Burton Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves crush Pirates for 6th win in 7 games

PITTSBURGH - Justin Upton smashed his 24th home run of the season to spoil Andrew McCutchen's return as the Atlanta Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-3 on Tuesday night.

August 19, 2014 | By Will Graves Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves use big first inning to top Pirates 7-3

PITTSBURGH - Ervin Santana said "everything" was off when he took the mound Monday.

August 18, 2014 | Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Justin Upton's two-run blast sends Braves past A's 4-3

ATLANTA - Justin Upton hit a two-run homer, Chris Johnson also went deep and the Atlanta Braves beat Jon Lester and the reeling Oakland Athletics 4-3 on Sunday night, ending Lester's seven-game winning streak.

August 17, 2014 | Charles Odum Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves hold off Athletics for 3rd win in 4 games

ATLANTA - The Braves are trying to use a visit from Oakland, who came to Atlanta with the majors' best record, to prove they shouldn't be dismissed in the NL playoff hunt.

August 16, 2014 | By Charles Odum Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves knock off MLB-best Oakland

ATLANTA - Freddie Freeman said before the game the slumping Braves needed an immediate turnaround.

August 15, 2014 | By Charles Odum Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Slumping Braves fall to Dodgers

ATLANTA - Freddie Freeman promised the Braves won't give up on the season.

August 14, 2014 | By Charles Odum Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Kimbrel pitches Braves out of jam with 3-2 win over Dodgers

ATLANTA - Ervin Santana won his sixth straight start at Turner Field, Justin Upton drove in the go-ahead run in the fifth inning and the Atlanta Braves snapped a two-game skid with a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night.

August 13, 2014 | Charles Odum | Atlanta Braves


Dodgers rally past Braves for 2nd straight night

ATLANTA - The Dodgers are getting solid performances out of their starting pitchers.

August 12, 2014 | Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Dodgers surge past Braves in final 4 innings

ATLANTA - Kevin Correia has been living a dream since he was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers by the Minnesota Twins over the weekend.

August 11, 2014 | By George Henry Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Wood fans 12 batters in 3-1 Braves victory

ATLANTA - Alex Wood set a career high with 12 strikeouts in 7 1-3 innings and the Atlanta Braves beat Washington 3-1 on Sunday night to continue their recent success against the Nationals.

August 10, 2014 | Charles Odum Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Late lament: Braves fall to Nats 4-1 in 11 innings

ATLANTA - It was another long night for the Atlanta Braves' bats - much longer than usual.

August 10, 2014 | Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves hit 4 homers off Strasburg, end 8-game slide

ATLANTA- An eight-game losing streak was way too long for Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez.

August 08, 2014 | By George Henry Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


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