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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


Braves fall in San Fran

SAN FRANCISCO - Matt Cain beat the Braves for the first time in three career tries, Randy Winn doubled in a run and had three hits and the San Francisco Giants won 4-2 against Atlanta on Monday night.

August 09, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves 5, Brewers 0: Campillo delivers again

ATLANTA - Jorge Campillo felt right at home in the Georgia heat.

August 08, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Voice of the Braves, Skip Caray, dies

Longtime Atlanta Braves announcer Skip Caray died Sunday at his Atlanta-area home. He was 68.

August 07, 2008 | From staff reports | Atlanta Braves


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Atlanta Braves drop 2-0 decision to Baltimore Orioles

BALTIMORE - The Atlanta Braves are finding absolutely no margin for error during a slump that is threatening to render the last two months of the ...

July 29, 2015 | By David Ginsburg Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Atlanta Braves lose on walk-off HR in Baltimore, 2-1, in 11 innings

BALTIMORE - The Atlanta Braves wasted an outstanding pitching performance by Alex Wood and put a damper on a special night for Nick Markakis.

July 27, 2015 | By David Ginsburg Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


John Smoltz receives well-deserved enshrinement in Cooperstown

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - Three pitchers who became dominant after trades and a rock-solid catcher-turned-second baseman entered the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday.

July 26, 2015 | John Kekis Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Matt Wisler delivers on the mound, Atlanta Braves top Cardinals 3-2

ST. LOUIS - Adonis Garcia's first career home run broke a tie and rookie Matt Wisler worked seven strong innings in helping the Atlanta Braves ...

July 26, 2015 | Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Shelby Miller's strong start not enough as Atlanta Braves fall 1-0 to St. Louis Cardinals

ST. LOUIS - Pinch-hitter Stephen Piscotty got his first career RBI with a sacrifice fly in the eighth inning and Carlos Martinez outdueled former teammate Shelby ...

July 25, 2015 | By R.B. Fallstrom Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Banuelos gives up 4 ER, Atlanta Braves fall 4-2 to St. Louis Cardinals

ST. LOUIS - Randal Grichuk homered and rookie Tim Cooney threw seven solid innings to earn his first major league win, leading the St. Louis Cardinals ...

July 24, 2015 | Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Atlanta Braves to trade Juan Uribe, Kelly Johnson to New York Mets for prospects

NEW YORK - The New York Mets have acquired infielder Juan Uribe, infielder-outfielder Kelly Johnson and cash considerations from the Atlanta Braves for minor league pitchers ...

July 24, 2015 | By Charles O’Brien Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Atlanta Braves allow 3 runs during fifth inning, loss to Dodgers

ATLANTA - Mike Bolsinger pitched seven strong innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers scored three runs in the fifth inning to beat the Atlanta Braves 3-1 ...

July 22, 2015 | George Henry Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Johnson, Wood lead Atlanta Braves to scrappy 4-3 win over Los Angeles Dodgers

ATLANTA - Alex Wood believes he's discovered something that was missing in the first half of the season.

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


Nick Markakis ends long home run drought as Atlanta Braves beat Los Angeles Dodgers, 7-5

ATLANTA - Nick Markakis shrugged and insisted ending his long home run drought was no big deal.

July 20, 2015 | By Charles Odum Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Atlanta Braves unable to get bats going against Chicago Cubs' Jake Arrieta in 4-1 loss

ATLANTA - Manager Fredi Gonzalez knows the Atlanta Braves don't have much margin for error these days. The offense, starting pitchers, bullpen and defense rarely ...

July 20, 2015 | By George Henry Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Atlanta Braves shut down by Lester, lose to Cubs 4-0

ATLANTA - Jon Lester lost his bid for a no-hitter in the eighth inning - a try revived by an official scorer's reversal - but ended the ...

July 18, 2015 | Charles Odum Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Perez lifts Atlanta Braves past Chicago Cubs 4-2 with 2-run single in 8th

ATLANTA - Eury Perez doubled his RBI total and snapped the Braves' losing streak.

July 17, 2015 | By Charles Odum Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Atlanta Braves add experience to bullpen by adding veteran LHP Ross Detwiler, RHP Jason Frasor

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves have added experience to their bullpen by signing left-hander Ross Detwiler and right-hander Jason Frasor for the remainder of the season.

July 17, 2015 | Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Atlanta Braves extend contracts of manager Fredi Gonzalez, coaching staff, through 2016 season

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves extended the contracts of manager Fredi Gonzalez and his coaches through the 2016 season on Friday.

July 17, 2015 | By Charles Odum Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


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