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Braves bounce back, drop Dodgers

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.

July 13, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves barely avoid allowing perfect game

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.

July 12, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Francoeur re-joins Braves

ATLANTA - Jeff Francoeur's stay in the minor leagues barely lasted a weekend.

July 11, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Tex comes up clutch, Braves win in 17 innings

ATLANTA - As much as the Atlanta Braves have struggled recently, Mark Teixeira couldn't imagine the toll of losing a 17-inning marathon.

July 10, 2008 | From staff reports | Atlanta Braves


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


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Simmons, Maybin help Atlanta Braves beat LA Dodgers 3-2 to avoid sweep

LOS ANGELES - The Atlanta Braves were eager to avoid a sweep at the hands of the Los Angeles Dodgers.

May 28, 2015 | Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Atlanta Braves receive 3B Juan Uribe from Los Angeles Dodgers in 6-player trade

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Dodgers dealt third baseman Juan Uribe to the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday in a six-player trade that was initially blocked.

May 27, 2015 | Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Atlanta Braves shut out by Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers, 8-0

LOS ANGELES - Clayton Kershaw combined with two relievers on a five-hitter and capped a six-run fourth inning with an RBI single, Adrian Gonzalez notched his 1,000th RBI with a two-run homer, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 8-0 on Tuesday night.

May 27, 2015 | By Joe Resnick Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Proposed Uribe-for-Callaspo trade between Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Dodgers may be back on

LOS ANGELES - Alberto Callaspo has been scratched from the Atlanta Braves' starting lineup by manager Fredi Gonzalez for the second consecutive night, an indication the proposed multiplayer trade that would send the infielder to the Los Angeles Dodgers for third baseman Juan Uribe may be back on.

May 26, 2015 | By Joe Resnick Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Los Angeles Dodgers hit 3 homers in 8th inning to rally past Atlanta Braves, 6-3

LOS ANGELES - Nick Masset hadn't allowed an earned run in his previous six games this month. Then came the eighth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

May 25, 2015 | By Beth Harris Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Foltynewicz pitches into the 8th, Atlanta Braves beat Brewers 2-1

ATLANTA - Atlanta rookie Mike Foltynewicz had command of his pitches, and that gave him the edge he needed to top Jimmy Nelson and the Milwaukee Brewers.

May 24, 2015 | Charles Odum Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Peterson’s 11th-inning single lifts Atlanta Braves past Milwaukee Brewers, 3-2

ATLANTA - Jace Peterson's single to left field drove in Alberto Callaspo from third base, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 3-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers in 11 innings on Saturday.

May 23, 2015 | By Charles Odum Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Atlanta Braves allow seven runs in 4th, fall to Brewers 11-0

ATLANTA - Ryan Braun homered and drove in four runs, four Milwaukee pitchers combined to hold Atlanta to three hits, and the Brewers beat the Braves 11-0 on Friday night.

May 22, 2015 | Charles Odum Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Atlanta Braves score seven runs in 7th inning in rout of Milwaukee Brewers, 10-1

ATLANTA - Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez doesn't regret calling out Milwaukee reliever Will Smith for breaking a rule that some pitchers might break every night.

May 21, 2015 | By George Henry Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Williams Perez impresses in first start for Atlanta Braves in 2-1 win over Tampa Bay Rays

ATLANTA - If this was an audition for a permanent spot in the Braves rotation, Williams Perez nailed it.

May 20, 2015 | Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Foltynewicz roughed up in Atlanta Braves' 5-3 loss to Tampa Bay Rays

ATLANTA - Erasmo Ramirez won his second straight start, Asdrubal Cabrera homered and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Atlanta Braves 5-3 on Tuesday night.

May 19, 2015 | By George Henry Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Atlanta Braves' Shelby Miller flirts with no-hitter in 6-0 victory over Miami Marlins

MIAMI- Shelby Miller made the Miami Marlins look so bad they fired their manager.

May 17, 2015 | By Steven Wine Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Peterson's grand slam gives Atlanta Braves edge in 5-3 win against Marlins

MIAMI - Rookie Jace Peterson hit a grand slam for his first major league home run, and the Atlanta Braves overcame another tape-measure shot by Giancarlo Stanton to remain undefeated this year at Marlins Park by beating Miami 5-3 Saturday.

May 16, 2015 | Steven Wine Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Local golf: Reunion holds weekly outing

The Reunion Men's Golf Association hosted a three-two-one golf event on Wednesday. Earning first place was the team of David Morse, David Moreshead, Tom Odonnell and Dick Kreuch with a score of 115. Tony Gailey, Greg Langevin, Butch Filter and Gene Cronic placed second (121).

May 16, 2015 | Times sports reports | Atlanta Braves


Cunningham helps Atlanta Braves beat Marlins 5-3 in first MLB start

MIAMI - Todd Cunningham had three hits in his first big league start, including a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning, and the Atlanta Braves overcame two solo home runs by Giancarlo Stanton to beat the Miami Marlins 5-3 on Friday night.

May 15, 2015 | Steven Wine Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


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