PHILADELPHIA- Rain gave a pair of depleted bullpens a little boost.
PHILADELPHIA - Dan Uggla hit two home runs, including a grand slam in the ninth inning Monday night that lifted the Atlanta Braves to a wild 9-6 win over the Philadelphia Phillies.
ATLANTA - Freddie Freeman insists the Atlanta Braves have no special insight when playing the Washington Nationals.
ATLANTA - The Braves keep finding ways to beat the Nationals, who now must find a way to overcome a sudden wave of injuries.
ATLANTA- Fredi Gonzalez's bench already was thin when he used Jordan Schafer as a pinch-runner with two outs in the 10th inning.
ATLANTA - Justin Upton had his power breakout. Chipper Jones is trying to help the Braves' other Upton.
ATLANTA - Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons has a jammed right wrist and has been replaced in the starting lineup by Ramiro Pena.
ATLANTA - Ervin Santana allowed only three hits over eight scoreless innings in his Atlanta debut, Jason Heyward homered and drove in two runs and the Braves held off the New York Mets 4-3 on Wednesday night.
ATLANTA - Fredi Gonzalez is still waiting for the Atlanta Braves' bats to catch up with the team's pitching.
ATLANTA - Hank Aaron is still the home run king to many. Even baseball commissioner Bud Selig has a difficult time seeing it any other way.
Right-hander Cory Gearrin is joining the list of Braves pitchers having Tommy John surgery.
ATLANTA - Ervin Santana is slated to make his first start for the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday against the New York Mets.
ATLANTA - Hank Aaron was more relieved than jubilant after he broke Babe Ruth's home-run record on April 8, 1974.
WASHINGTON - Ian Desmond didn't dip, and he hit a dinger.
WASHINGTON - Julio Teheran allowed two runs in seven solid innings and had two hits, and Atlanta knocked out Stephen Strasburg in the fifth inning, as the Braves beat the Washington Nationals 6-2 on Saturday night.
ATLANTA - For all that Jason Heyward did well, his diving catch in the eighth inning felt the best.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves have requested unconditional release waivers for struggling second baseman Dan Uggla, parting ways with a former starter still owed over $18 million over the remainder of this year and next.