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  1. NLDS Game 2: Dodgers vs. Braves lineups

    Oct 4, 2013, 5:00 PM EST

    Chicago Cubs v Los Angeles Dodgers

    Things went so well for the Dodgers last night that they decided to use the same lineup in Game 2 that they used in Game 1. Things went so poorly for the Braves last night that they decided to use the same lineup in Game 2 that they used in Game 1. Er, never mind.…

  2. Yasiel Puig makes presence known in postseason debut

    Oct 4, 2013, 12:42 AM EST

    Yasiel Puig

    Batting fifth for just the second time as a major leaguer, Yasiel Puig went 2-for-3 and collected an outfield assist in his first postseason game as the Dodgers beat the Braves 6-1 on Thursday. Puig had mostly been hitting at the top of the order, but manager Don Mattingly opted to drop him to the…

  3. Braves’ replacements flounder in Game 1 loss

    Oct 4, 2013, 12:16 AM EST

    Elliot Johnson

    With Dan Uggla off the roster and B.J. Upton on the bench, the Braves were banking on lesser names helping their cause against the Dodgers. It didn’t work in Game 1, as both left fielder Evan Gattis and second baseman Elliot Johnson had key misplays in the 6-1 loss. Uggla and Upton are the Braves’…

  4. The Braves score one off Clayton Kershaw in the fourth

    Oct 3, 2013, 10:21 PM EST

    NLDS Dodgers Braves Baseball

    The Braves got on the board against Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw in the fourth inning, but they were unable to make it a big inning. Freddie Freeman reached on a one-out single to right field before Evan Gattis worked out a walk. The next batter Brian McCann came very close to a three-run homer, but…

  5. Dodgers grab early lead in Game 1 of NLDS against Braves

    Oct 3, 2013, 9:15 PM EST

    Yasiel Puig Getty

    The Dodgers are off to a quick start against the Braves in Game 1 of the NLDS. After Braves right-hander Kris Medlen struck out the side in the first inning, he gave up two runs in the top of the second. Yasiel Puig helped create one of them, as he reached on a one-out single…

  6. Dodgers-Braves lineups announced for tonight’s game

    Oct 3, 2013, 4:31 PM EST

    McCann Gonzalez

    Gosh, I hope Don Mattingly filled out his lineup card properly or else he’ll have to answer to Brian McCann: Dodgers: Carl Crawford LF Mark Ellis 2B Hanley Ramirez SS Adrian Gonzalez 1B Yasiel Puig RF Juan Uribe 3B Skip Schumaker CF A.J. Ellis C Clayton Kershaw P Skip Schumaker in center, starting is not…

  7. Terry Pendleton got angry and grabbed Chris Johnson for some reason

    Sep 28, 2013, 11:05 PM EST

    chris johnson getty

    The scene: The Braves were down 5-1 in the ninth inning, but were staging a rally against Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon. Justin Upton hit a three-run home run to bring the score to 5-4, and the Braves kept fighting. Freddie Freeman singled and Evan Gattis walked to put the winning run in scoring position for…

  8. Cubs rally late, prevent the Braves from clinching the NL East for at least a little while

    Sep 21, 2013, 7:20 PM EST

    Travis Wood, Dioner Navarro

    The Braves entered the day with a magic number of one to clinch the NL East and eliminate the Washington Nationals from division title contention. If they could overcome Cubs starter Travis Wood, they could bust out the bubbly at Wrigley, but the Cubs had other ideas. Wood surrendered a run in the fourth on…

  9. Jason Heyward might be able to return early next week

    Sep 18, 2013, 9:23 PM EST

    jason heyward getty

    MLB.com’s Mark Bowman has a big update on Braves outfielder Jason Heyward, who faced live pitching on Wednesday for the first time since having his jaw fractured in two places by a Jon Niese fastball August 21: The Braves are still not providing a definitive timetable for Heyward. But there seems to be reason to…

  10. Bizarro World: Craig Kimbrel blows a save, Andrelton Simmons commits a game-ending error.

    Sep 17, 2013, 4:30 PM EST

    Unicorn

    Well that’s something one doesn’t expect to see every day. The Nationals sprinted out to a 3-0 lead in the first game of today’s doubleheader against the Braves. Then Mike Minor settled down and didn’t allow another run through the sixth. The Braves scored runs in the sixth and seventh to bring it to 3-2.…

  11. Fun with comps: Evan Gattis is … Harmon Killebrew?

    Sep 9, 2013, 11:03 AM EST

    Harmon Killebrew

    This was at the end of Ken Rosenthal’s notes column. And it was obviously there for fun so let’s not pretend it’s some serious deal. But still: And finally, a scout offers this comp for Evan Gattis: Harmon Killebrew. I suppose there is something to be said about Gattis’ raw power compared to that of…

  12. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Sep 9, 2013, 6:07 AM EST

    Pittsburgh Pirates v St. Louis Cardinals

    Cardinals 9, Pirates 2: And the sweep. Four losses in a row overall for Pittsburgh which is back in wild card territory, looking up at the Cards, still stuck on 81 wins.  Michael Wacha pitched seven shutout innings, allowing only two hits, and drove in two runs to boot. He hasn’t allowed a run in 19 and two-thirds…

  13. Evan Gattis hit the longest home run of the season against Cole Hamels

    Sep 8, 2013, 7:05 PM EST

    evan gattis getty

    Evan Gattis was the Braves’ only source of offense this afternoon against Cole Hamels in the series finale in Philadelphia. The Braves scored two runs on two hits, both Gattis solo home runs — one in the second inning, and one in the seventh, giving him 18 on the season. The Phillies scored twice in…

  14. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Sep 4, 2013, 7:13 AM EST

    Jon Lester

    It’s cool and crisp here in America’s Heartland and there were some games last night that felt like the playoffs. Can we please just skip September and move straight on into October? Would anyone object to this? Red Sox 2, Tigers 1: An ALCS preview? Jon Lester outduels Max Scherzer in a tight game with…

  15. Jason Heyward to miss rest of regular season following surgery on jaw

    Aug 22, 2013, 9:10 PM EST

    Jason Heyward Reuters

    Braves outfielder Jason Heyward underwent surgery today after he fractured his right jaw when he was hit in the face by a pitch from Mets’ left-hander Jon Niese yesterday. FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal has the latest news on when we can expect to see him on the field again: #Braves’ Heyward will miss the rest…

  16. Jason Heyward diagnosed with fractured right jaw

    Aug 21, 2013, 7:11 PM EST

    jason heyward getty

    The diagnosis is in on Braves outfielder Jason Heyward, who was struck in the face with a Jon Niese fastball in Wednesday afternoon’s 4-1 defeat of the Mets. And it’s no good for anyone involved. According to MLB.com’s Mark Bowman, Heyward has a fracture in his right jaw and will likely be out for the…

  17. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 12, 2013, 5:20 AM EST

    New York Yankees' Gardner follows through on walk off solo home run to defeat Detroit Tigers during the ninth inning of their MLB American League baseball game in New York

    Yankees 5, Tigers 4: If I told you that Mariano Rivera blew two saves in a three game series you’d probably assume the Yankees had a bad series. Except in this case they won both of the games Mo blew. Baseball is weird. Miguel Cabrera homered off of him again on Sunday — he’s only…

  18. Jason Heyward leaves the Braves’ 12th consecutive victory with a strained neck muscle

    Aug 6, 2013, 10:27 PM EST

    heyward neck getty

    David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Braves outfielder Jason Heyward was removed in the first inning of Tuesday’s game against the Nationals with a strained muscle in his neck. Heyward appeared to tweak something on a swing during his at-bat in the top of the first inning and was replaced in the outfield…

  19. Braves activate Evan Gattis from the 15-day disabled list and place outfielder B.J. Upton on it

    Jul 14, 2013, 12:08 PM EST

    evan gattis getty

    From the Braves’ official team Twitter feed comes word that Evan Gattis has officially been activated from the disabled list after missing close to four weeks because of a strained right oblique. “El Oso Blonco” was not expected to return until after the All-Star break, but the Braves’ entire starting outfield is hobbled (along with…

  20. Jordan Schafer diagnosed with stress fracture in foot

    Jul 13, 2013, 9:29 AM EST

    Jordan Schafer AP

    The Braves were hoping to get outfielder Jordan Schafer back from a right foot injury immediately following the All-Star break, but it turns out they’ll be waiting much longer than originally expected. Carroll Rogers of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that an MRI taken on Schafer’s foot yesterday revealed a stress fracture. Known as an intraosseous…

  21. Jason Heyward leaves game with strained right hamstring

    Jul 11, 2013, 9:31 PM EST

    Jason Heyward AP

    Troubling development for the first-place Braves, as David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Jason Heyward left tonight’s game against the Reds with a strained right hamstring. After reaching on an infield single with two outs in the second inning, Heyward was advancing to third base on a single by Justin Upton before he…

  22. Some Braves players think the All-Star voting process is unfair

    Jul 8, 2013, 1:31 PM EST

    Yasiel Puig

    Only one Braves player made the All-Star team and that was because the manager put him on there. As far as fan voting goes? They didn’t do so good. Dave O’Brien of the AJC talked to a bunch of them yesterday and many voiced their displeasure at fan voting. Both in the main selection process…

  23. Your midseason awards winners, according to WAR

    Jul 1, 2013, 6:09 PM EST

    Carlos Gomez

    Here’s how WAR, both the Baseball-reference and Fangraphs versions, rates the top players as of the midway point of the season. AL MVP (Baseball-Reference) 1. Manny Machado – 4.9 2. Miguel Cabrera – 4.9 3. Chris Sale – 4.4 4. Dustin Pedroia – 4.3 5. Chris Davis – 4.2 AL MVP (Fangraphs) 1. Miguel Cabrera…

  24. Cancel the no-hitter alert: Matt Harvey gives up an infield single to Jason Heyward

    Jun 18, 2013, 3:10 PM EST

    New York Mets v Washington Nationals

    UPDATE: Forget it. Jason Heyward just reached on an infield single. A weird looking one as Harvey fielded the ball between the mound and first and then flipped it to … no one. Scored an infield hit, which makes sense considering that errors are rarely called on bad decisions by fielders — in this case…

  25. Braves place Evan Gattis on the disabled list

    Jun 18, 2013, 10:15 AM EST

    Philadelphia Phillies v Atlanta Braves

    Evan Gattis caught all nine innings for the Braves in last night’s rain-delayed victory over the Mets and now, about eight hours after the final out, he’s headed to the disabled list with an oblique strain. Gattis has been a fantastic story, finally getting a chance in the majors as a 26-year-old rookie and taking…

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