WASHINGTON - Doug Fister pitched eight shutout innings, and Anthony Rendon had three hits and two RBI for the Washington Nationals, who beat the Atlanta Braves 3-0 victory on Saturday night.
WASHINGTON - The Atlanta Braves survived Craig Kimbrel's two-out blown save in the ninth inning by scoring twice in the 13th, topping the Washington Nationals 6-4 Friday night to flip-flop the standings atop the NL East.
WASHINGTON - Gavin Floyd had never heard the name of the piece of bone he broke inside his elbow. Manager Fredi Gonzalez didn't even try to pronounce it.
ATLANTA - Fredi Gonzalez felt good about the Braves' chances for a big day at the plate after he unveiled a new-look lineup.
ATLANTA- Philadelphia Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg sensed it would be a good night for Kyle Kendrick when the right-hander threw his first six pitches for strikes.
ATLANTA - Ryan Howard homered and drove in the go-ahead run in Philadelphia's five-run 13th inning, and the Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 6-1 on Monday night.
ATLANTA - Tommy La Stella had three hits, including a two-run double in Atlanta's four-run sixth, and the Braves beat Hector Santiago and the Los Angeles Angels 7-3 on Sunday night.
ATLANTA - B.J. Upton's two-run triple helped rally the Braves from a four-run deficit in the ninth.
ATLANTA - Evan Gattis and Chris Johnson hit back-to-back homers in the first inning and the Braves edged the Los Angeles Angels 4-3 on Friday night for their first interleague win.
DENVER - Catcher Gerald Laird made clear he doesn't blame Corey Dickerson at all for the backswing that hit him on the side of the head and forced him out of the game.
DENVER - Tyler Matzek was nervous and wild in his bullpen session before his first major league start. When he took the mound he was nearly unhittable.
DENVER- The Atlanta Braves scored early and often and they needed nearly every one of those runs to beat the Colorado Rockies.
DENVER - Gavin Floyd pitched effectively into the seventh inning for his first win since returning last month from reconstructive surgery on his right elbow, leading the Atlanta Braves past the Colorado Rockies 3-1 on Monday night.
PHOENIX - Fredi Gonzalez let Aaron Harang go back to the mound for the seventh, and it proved costly for the Atlanta Braves.
PHOENIX - Gerardo Parra's bloop single brought Cody Ross home from second in the 11th inning to give the Arizona Diamondbacks a 4-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night.
WASHINGTON - Mired in an offensive funk, the last pitcher the Atlanta Braves wanted to see was Washington's Doug Fister.