ATLANTA - Chris Johnson drove in three runs, Jason Heyward homered and Brandon Beachy pitched six strong innings to help the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-3 on Wednesday night.
ATLANTA - Kris Medlen has more proof he's returning to his 2012 form, and the evidence - a win over the Phillies - is especially encouraging.
ATLANTA - Lifetime Atlanta Braves fan Ronald Lee Homer Jr. knew the stadium where he fell to his death well. He attended three or four games a month at Turner Field and watched as many televised games as he could, his father said. He always had on a Braves hat.
ATLANTA - Braves second baseman Dan Uggla said he finally realized he could not wait any longer to have Lasik eye surgery and was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday.
ATLANTA - Chris Johnson ended Cole Hamels' shutout bid with two outs in the ninth. That didn't change Johnson's opinion of Hamels' mastery of the Braves.
ATLANTA - Freddie Freeman and Atlanta's hitters made certain the end of a long winning streak would not be followed by a new streak of offensive futility.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves' 14-winning streak ended Saturday night with a 1-0 loss to the last-place Miami Marlins, who scored the lone run on reliever Jordan Walden's wild pitch in the ninth inning.
ATLANTA - Justin Upton, Chris Johnson and Brian McCann homered, Brandon Beachy pitched eight strong innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 5-0 Friday night for their 14th straight victory.
WASHINGTON - Order another round for Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez, who has learned that a winning streak can be tough to swallow.
WASHINGTON- Atlanta pitcher Julio Teheran insisted he didn't mean to plunk Washington's Bryce Harper with a pitch two innings after the 2012 NL Rookie of the Year homered.
WASHINGTON - The calendar says it's August and, thanks to Justin Upton's tiebreaking homer Monday night, the Atlanta Braves are 13½ games ahead of the Washington Nationals in the NL East.
PHILADELPHIA- Alex Wood didn't want to be the one to stop the Atlanta Braves' winning streak.
PHILADELPHIA - Dan Uggla had a tiebreaking RBI grounder in the 12th, the Atlanta bullpen pitched 5 2-3 scoreless innings and the Braves beat the slumping Philadelphia Phillies 5-4 on Saturday night for their ninth straight win.
PHILADELPHIA - Brian McCann and Chris Johnson hit consecutive homers in a five-run fifth inning to lead the Atlanta Braves to their eighth straight win with a 6-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday.
ATLANTA - Justin Upton drove in five runs with two homers, Julio Teheran matched his career high with 11 strikeouts, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Colorado Rockies 11-2 on Thursday night for their seventh straight win.
ATLANTA - Bobby Cox had only a few rules.
Second baseman Elliot Johnson, third baseman Paul Janish and right-hander Cristhian Martinez became free agents when the Atlanta Braves failed to offer 2014 contracts on Monday night.
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