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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


Escobar injures shoulder, Infante hurts hamstring

ATLANTA - Braves shortstop Yunel Escobar was held out of Wednesday's starting lineup against Milwaukee after jamming his left shoulder the previous night and his replacement, Omar Infante, came out of the game because of a strained right hamstring.

June 29, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Johnson powers Braves past Brewers

ATLANTA - Chipper Jones missed his fifth straight start, which usually means a loss for the Braves. Kelly Johnson, his replacement in the No. 3 spot of Atlanta's batting order, filled the void.

June 29, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves notebook: Campillo a 'huge' addition to Braves rotation

ATLANTA - Jorge Campillo has made eight starts, enough for the Atlanta Braves and their opponents to agree: The rookie is for real.

June 29, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


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Brown, Harang lead Philadelphia Phillies past Atlanta Braves, 4-1

PHILADELPHIA - Domonic Brown homered and Aaron Harang snapped his losing streak at eight starts, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-1 victory over the Atlanta ...

July 30, 2015 | By Aaron Bracy Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Atlanta Braves deal Wood, Johnson, Avilan to Los Angeles Dodgers in 13-player trade

ATLANTA- The first-place Los Angeles Dodgers bolstered their pitching staff on the eve of the trade deadline, completing a 13-player deal with the Atlanta Braves ...

July 30, 2015 | By Paul Newberry Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


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


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