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It was a rough week again for Atlanta Braves minor league teams as far as wins and losses go. Rome was the only Braves minor league team to win more than twice this week. The Braves minor league teams combined to go 10-19 this week. (AAA) Gwinnett Braves (37-52) (18 GB in Int South) (1-5 this week) Pitching was not too bad for the Gwinnett team this week. Their biggest struggle this week came from the plate as they got shut out twice this week. Even in the one game they won this week, they only scored two runs. Some of those hitting woes probably had to do with the loss of Joe Terdoslavich. He finally got his much deserved call the big leagues this week when the Braves put Jordan Schafer on the DL. For however long, it’s going to be tough for them to replace someone batting over .300, plus the power of Terdoslavich. It seemed like each night this week, the bottom of the G-Braves lineup was on base a lot more than the top half. That’s going to be tough for any team to win if t...
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Former Braves star Chipper Jones has been doing a lot of venting on Twitter, voicing his frustrations about the MLB, ESPN and more.
Former Atlanta Braves legend Chipper Jones was so disgusted with the umpiring of Angel Hernandez on Friday night, he began telling fans to boycott Hernandez-umpired games. Jones first got upset when Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons was called out on strikes to lead off the team’s 5-4 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies. Simmons was called out [...]
Considering he's dealing with an oblique injury, the Atlanta Braves are expected to play it safe with Evan Gattis' recovery. While there's not currently a set timeframe for his return, Gattis took a big step back yesterday as he completed roughly 20 pain-free swings in the indoor batting cage of Turner Field, according to Mark Bowman of MLB.com.
The pain-free cuts...
Twitter is a wonderful tool for getting news, chatting with people who have similar interests, and finding out the thoughts of some of your favorite celebrities. But all too often, Twitter becomes a blazing fire of unsubstantiated rumors that can cause major rifts in the accuracy of news reporting...especially in sports.
This was never more evident than Friday afternoon when a rather
Although Atlanta Braves catcher/outfielder Evan Gattis has resumed light baseball activities, he is still unable to take live batting practice on the field, and it appears more likely that he will not return to the Braves until after the All-Star break.
MLB.com's Mark Bowman reports that Gattis has not experienced any pain, discomfort, or other setback, but the Braves want...
Here are three things we gleaned from the Braves' 7-3 loss to the Phillies on Sunday.
1. The Braves started slow and tapered off in this series-defining defeat
There's an old adage in baseball that teams are predisposed to win 50 games and lose 50 games in a given season, regardless of how well or poorly they play. But after that, each franchise is on their own for the...
Tim Hudson won't go through many winless droughts if he is backed by the kind of run support his Atlanta Braves teammates gave him on Saturday night.
Jason Heyward hit a three-run homer to lead the Braves' offense that scored in all but two innings, Hudson pitched seven strong innings, and Atlanta set season highs for runs and hits in a 13-4 rout of the Philadelphia Phillies...
The Braves routed the Phillies 13-4 Saturday night to snap a three-game losing streak. Here are three observations from the game:
1. Kyle Kendrick's success against the Braves came to screeching halt
The Phillies' 28-year-old righty entered Saturday night's game boasting excellent career numbers against his division rivals. He was 7-1 with a 2.86 ERA versus the Braves...
Friday was the start of an important 10-game stretch for the Philadelphia Phillies. With the fourth-oldest roster in the majors, and a so-so first-half of the season at best, decision-makers have to evaluate the Phillies postseason chances before making any decisions ahead of the July 31 trade deadline.
Are they buyers or sellers?
With just over week before the All-Star break, this...
It was a tough afternoon for Kris Medlen on the mound as the Atlanta Braves fell 7-3, to the Philadelphia Phillies. The Phillies took 2 of 3 in the weekend series and gave the Braves their 4th loss in their last 6 games. The Phillies jumped on Kris Medlen and the Braves early on Sunday afternoon. A Dominique Brown triple in the first inning brought around Chase Utley to score...
The Atlanta Braves dropped their 3rd straight game on Friday night. A late inning comeback bid fell one run short as the Braves were beaten by the Philadelphia Phillies, 5-4. The Phillies got the game’s scoring started in the 1st inning of Friday’s game. Ryan Howard grounded into fielder’s choice to Freddie Freeman. Freeman’s throw to 2nd went into left field allowing...
One a blazing hot day after a huge loss, everything clicked for the Phillies this afternoon. The offense got it rolling with two quick runs off of Braves starter, Kris Medlen. They would contine to add on as the game went on. All Star, Domonic Brown had the two loudest...
The Braves had plenty to celebrate tonight. (Photo: AP)
The Phillies are the most unpredictable team game-to-game. Sometimes they come out and play well, like last night, and sometimes, well, they look like they don’t belong anywhere near a Major League baseball diamond.
Tonight’s game was an example of the latter. The Phillies combined a bad start with absolutely no offense...
Tonight the Phillies will take on the Atlanta Braves at Citizens Bank Park for a 7:15 first pitch. The reason that the start is delayed is that beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Fox, the All-Star selection show will air prior to all games broadcast regionally on Fox. The Phillies-Braves matchup...