ATLANTA - Andrelton Simmons hit a game-ending double off Mark Melancon in the 10th inning, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.
ATLANTA - Kris Medlen stuck to his game plan through the longest losing streak of his career: Keep games close and give Atlanta's powerful offense a chance to come through.
ATLANTA - Third baseman Juan Francisco has been traded from the Atlanta Braves to the Milwaukee Brewers for minor league left-handed pitcher Tom Keeling.
ATLANTA - Fredi Gonzalez doesn't want to discuss the NL East standings.
ATLANTA - B.J. Upton broke his bat, broke up the tie and- the Braves hope- broke out of a long, agonizing slump.
ATLANTA - Freddie Freeman thought the Atlanta Braves would capitalize on an early exit by Washington ace Stephen Strasburg.
ATLANTA - Fredi Gonzalez gave three struggling stars a chance to relax.
ATLANTA - Atlanta Braves third baseman Juan Francisco has been designated for assignment.
ATLANTA - B.J. Upton sat at his locker, his voice barely above a whisper.
TORONTO - For Atlanta manager Fredi Gonzalez, there's a lot to like about filling out the lineup card in American League ballparks.
TORONTO - Tim Hudson hasn't had a whole lot to celebrate since earning his 200th win.
NEW YORK - Ike Davis busted out of his prolonged slump with a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning and the New York Mets rallied past the Atlanta Braves 4-2 on Sunday night to end an eight-game losing streak at home.
NEW YORK - Light-hitting pitcher Mike Minor homered for his first two RBIs in the majors and struck out 10 as the Atlanta Braves posted their second win in a matter of hours, beating the New York Mets 6-0 Saturday for their eighth straight victory.
NEW YORK - Dan Uggla hit an RBI single in the 10th inning soon after a suspended game resumed, and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 7-5 Saturday for their seventh straight win.
NEW YORK - Fredi Gonzalez thought his Atlanta Braves would have the advantage going into the bottom of the eighth inning with the rain coming down and a gusty wind blowing.
ATLANTA - Julio Teheran held Pittsburgh without a hit for 7 2-3 innings before settling for a combined one-hit shutout, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Pirates 5-0 on Wednesday.