MIAMI - Pinch-hitter Ruben Gotay had an RBI double in the ninth inning and the Atlanta Braves spoiled a seven-run Marlins rally to beat Florida 16-14 on Tuesday night.
MIAMI - John Baker knew he needed to come through, if the Florida Marlins were going to start September with a much-needed win.
WASHINGTON - By the time he rounded second base, Aaron Boone's momentary disappointment at not executing a bunt was already a distant memory.
WASHINGTON - Elijah Dukes walked with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 10th inning and the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 9-8 on Saturday night for their season-high fifth straight win.
ATLANTA - A home run by the Braves' Brian McCann and a drive by Hanley Ramirez that didn't go out did in the Florida Marlins.
ATLANTA - Braves right-handed reliever Rafael Soriano had elbow surgery on Thursday and is expected to be ready by spring training next season.
ATLANTA - Josh Johnson kept one word in mind as he rehabbed from reconstructive elbow surgery.
ATLANTA - Center fielder Mark Kotsay was acquired by the Red Sox from the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday, only one day after Boston put J.D. Drew on the 15-day disabled list because of a lower back strain.
ATLANTA - Yunel Escobar's single capped a four-run ninth inning against Florida closer Kevin Gregg and gave the Atlanta Braves a 10-9 victory over the Marlins on Tuesday night.
ST. LOUIS - After Albert Pujols homered and singled his first two at-bats, giving him eight hits and eight RBIs in 10 weekend chances, the Braves removed him from the equation.
ST. LOUIS - The Atlanta Braves have no intentions of giving up this season.
ST. LOUIS - The Atlanta Braves activated reliever Manny Acosta from the 15-day disabled list Saturday and optioned right-hander Matt DeSalvo to Triple-A Richmond.
ST. LOUIS - Adam Wainwright worked six dominant innings in his first start since early June, and Albert Pujols had three hits and three RBIs in the St. Louis Cardinals' 18-3 victory over the sagging Atlanta Braves on Friday night.
NEW YORK - Carlos Delgado singled in the winning run in the ninth inning and tied a career high with five hits Thursday night, sending the New York Mets to a 5-4 victory over the Atlanta Braves that completed a three-game sweep.
NEW YORK - Atlanta Braves pitcher Tom Glavine underwent surgery on his left elbow and shoulder Thursday and is expected be ready for spring training.
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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