ATLANTA - Even Johan Santana couldn't stop Chipper Jones and the Atlanta Braves from completing a four-game sweep of the Mets.
ATLANTA - Tom Glavine overcame a shaky first inning. Jorge Campillo pushed aside all those bad memories from his first big league start.
ATLANTA - Jorge Campillo had too much time to reflect on his first major league start.
ATLANTA - Jeff Bennett stranded baserunners on second and third in the sixth inning to protect a one-run lead Sunday and help the Atlanta Braves beat the Oakland Athletics 5-2.
ATLANTA - The Oakland Athletics finally got some much-needed offense.
ATLANTA - Jo-Jo Reyes, fighting a blister on his left index finger and an overall case of the blahs, felt miserable before managing to pitch out of a bases-loaded jam with no outs in the second inning.
ATLANTA - Mark Kotsay knocked in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning with a two-out RBI double, and the Atlanta Braves edged the Oakland Athletics 3-2 Friday night for their eighth straight home victory.
ATLANTA - The Braves sent left-handed pitcher Chuck James to the minors for the third time Friday and recalled reliever Phil Stockman from Triple-A Richmond.
PHILADELPHIA - Cole Hamels finally finished what he started.
PHILADELPHIA - Tom Glavine plans to keep his eyes off the scoreboard next time he takes the mound.
PHILADELPHIA - Jayson Werth almost ruined a strong hitting performance with an untimely miscue in the field. Brad Lidge bailed him out.
PITTSBURGH - Atlanta ace John Smoltz is throwing again and hopes his injured rotator cuff heals enough to let him move into the Braves bullpen later this month.
PITTSBURGH - Tim Hudson showed again that a well-pitched game is the easiest and best way to end an extended streak. Or, on this day, a number of streaks.
PITTSBURGH - Proof that baseball is indeed a very funny game: The Atlanta Braves suddenly can't win on the road. And Jason Bay, usually a good road hitter, is discovering a power stroke at home.
PITTSBURGH - Freddy Sanchez insists he doesn't care where he hits in the Pittsburgh lineup.
ATLANTA - Marlon Byrd was hardly surprised to see David Wright crush a home run off Braves closer Craig Kimbrel.