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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


Braves hope day off will help heal injuries

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves finished their homestand with a patchwork starting lineup. They hope to have a few familiar names back on the field when they play their next home game.

June 30, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


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Braves shut out by Pirates

ATLANTA - The Pittsburgh Pirates have played three straight 1-0 games, but they're pitching so well that maybe it doesn't matter.

September 22, 2014 | Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves fire general manager Wren

ATLANTA - For nearly a quarter-century, the Atlanta Braves have been all about stability.

September 22, 2014 | By Paul Newberry Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves eliminated from playoff contention

ATLANTA - Ervin Santana has no trouble summing up the collapse that ended Atlanta's postseason hopes.

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


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