ATLANTA - Tim Hudson pitched six-plus strong innings and added an RBI and Ramiro Pena hit a two-run single to help the Atlanta Braves beat the Chicago Cubs 5-1 on Sunday.
ATLANTA - First baseman Freddie Freeman was visibly upset that the Atlanta Braves placed him on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with a strained right oblique.
ATLANTA - B.J. and Justin Upton never had the nerve to imagine an ending like the one they provided Saturday night - not even after they both moved to the Atlanta Braves this offseason.
ATLANTA - Justin Upton hit his third homer in four games and Mike Minor pitched into the eighth inning to help the Atlanta Braves beat the Chicago Cubs 4-1 on Friday night.
ATLANTA - Cliff Lee allowed two hits in eight scoreless innings and the Philadelphia Phillies scored twice in the second inning to win their first game of the season with a 2-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night.
ATLANTA - Justin Upton, Jason Heyward and rookie Evan Gattis homered, helping Paul Maholm and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-2 on Wednesday night.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves didn't wait long to show off their new power game.
ATLANTA - Braves left-hander Jonny Venters will be shut down for a month after receiving a platelet-rich plasma injection in his sprained pitching elbow.
ATLANTA - Freddie Freeman drove in three runs with three hits, including the first of three Atlanta home runs Monday night, and the Braves beat Cole Hamels and the Philadelphia Phillies 7-5 on opening day.
ATLANTA - Jason Heyward moved into THE locker on Sunday - the spot in the Atlanta Braves clubhouse used by Chipper Jones.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves have placed left-hander Jonny Venters on the 15-day with a sprained elbow and purchased the contract of catcher Evan Gattis as they set their opening day roster.
PEARL, Miss. - Dan Uggla's three-run homer cleared the left-center fence by a good 15 feet. A few pitches later, Chris Johnson's no-doubter sailed even farther, landing under the scoreboard and bouncing between fans.
ATLANTA - Braves reliever Jonny Venters will have his ailing left elbow examined by Dr. James Andrews.
ATLANTA - That familiar face over at third base is gone. Time for the Atlanta Braves to go through another changing of the guard. Goodbye, Chipper Jones. Hello, Jason Heyward and the Brothers Upton. The Braves head into a new era with the same high expectations - make the playoffs, contend for a championship - even though Jones won't be holding down a spot in the middle of the lineup for the first time in ...
VIERA, Fla. - Ryan Zimmerman hit three home runs and Wilson Ramos hit two more as a split squad of Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 11-2 Wednesday.
ATLANTA - As Evan Gattis was rounding the bases, soaking up the cheers from his first grand slam, he noticed the song blaring triumphantly from the speakers at Turner Field.
ATLANTA - Evan Gattis kept up an amazing rookie season with his first grand slam, B.J. Upton and Ramiro Pena also homered, and the Atlanta Braves finished off a sweep of the woeful Minnesota Twins with a 8-3 rout on Wednesday.
ATLANTA - Evan Gattis just keeps coming through for the Atlanta Braves.
ATLANTA - Julio Teheran pitched 8 1-3 strong innings, Dan Uggla hit a three-run homer and the Atlanta Braves won their fourth straight game with a 5-1 victory over the struggling Minnesota Twins on Monday.
ATLANTA (AP) - Ramiro Pena got a fierce wakeup call with the bases loaded and the scored tied in the eighth inning.
ATLANTA - Evan Gattis and Andrelton Simmons hit consecutive homers off Kenley Jansen in the eighth inning, and the Atlanta Braves rallied to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-1 on Saturday night.
ATLANTA - Braves general manager Frank Wren said Saturday left-hander Eric O'Flaherty has a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his left elbow.
ATLANTA - Justin Upton gave Atlanta the lead with a sixth-inning grand slam and the Braves finally unveiled their full-strength lineup, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-5 on Friday night.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves are ready to put their suitcases away and take their first look at the lineup they envisioned before the season.
ATLANTA - Atlanta Braves reliever Jonny Venters has undergone the second major elbow operation of his career and will miss the rest of the season.
PHOENIX - Tim Hudson's dominance over the Arizona Diamondbacks ended on Wednesday, leaving the veteran right-hander second-guessing himself.
PHOENIX - Patrick Corbin allowed three hits in seven innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks turned an infield double into two runs to beat the Atlanta Braves 2-0 Tuesday night.
PHOENIX - Justin Upton snapped a 14-game homerless drought and had four hits to help the Atlanta Braves rout the Diamondbacks 10-1 on Monday night in his return to Arizona.
SAN FRANCISCO - Fredi Gonzalez left the Atlanta Braves for two games following a series-opening victory at San Francisco to attend his daughter's college graduation in Georgia.
SAN FRANCISCO - Madison Bumgarner didn't take any personal satisfaction from his first career victory over the Atlanta Braves.