LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Dodgers are about to find out if their $36 million investment in Hyun-Jin Ryu pays off in the postseason.
ATLANTA - Flashing plenty of fire and some nifty defense, the Atlanta Braves recaptured their Turner Field swagger.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves flopped and staggered their way to another October debacle.
ATLANTA - Braves second baseman Dan Uggla, a three-time All-Star, says he is "disappointed and upset" to be left off the NL division series roster.
ATLANTA - It's been a while since either team played a truly meaningful game.
ATLANTA - Dan Uggla had a miserable season.
ATLANTA - This used to be the norm.
ATLANTA - The Braves finished off the regular season with their 96th win, their most in nine years. They'd like 11 more victories.
ATLANTA - Chris Johnson made a headfirst dive into first base but was thrown out to end the game, then argued in the dugout with Atlanta coach Terry Pendleton after the Braves lost to Philadelphia 5-4 Saturday night.
ATLANTA - Chris Johnson led off the eighth inning with a homer to spoil an otherwise dominant start by Cliff Lee, Kris Medlen allowed only two hits in eight innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0 on Friday night.
ATLANTA - Jason Heyward had a career-high five hits, including a leadoff home run, and the Braves rode a five-run first inning to post a 7-1 win over the Phillies on Thursday night.
NEW YORK - The Brewers' Carlos Gomez and the Braves' Reed Johnson have each been suspended one game after a benches-clearing argument between their teams.
ATLANTA - Kyle Lohse pitched a two-hitter and the Milwaukee Brewers overcame Carlos Gomez's ejection in the first inning to beat the Atlanta Braves 4-0 on Wednesday night.
ATLANTA- Andrelton Simmons' single to the gap in right-center drove in Justin Upton with two outs in the ninth inning to give the Atlanta Braves a 3-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night.
ATLANTA - Mike Minor believes he will be sharp in October even though he hasn't won a start since Aug. 25.
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.
WASHINGTON - Atlanta Braves left fielder Justin Upton saw the baseball nestle underneath some green wall padding and initially, instead of trying to make a play, threw his arms up and waited for a call from the umpires.