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A little under an hour east of here, rising behind one of the world’s largest free-standing natural monoliths, there lies a peak known as Hamilton Mountain. The trail up passes by a breathtaking waterfall and breathstopping cliffs, and the summit affords magnificent views of the Columbia River Go...
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Clayton Kershaw held the Atlanta Braves to one run in game 1 of the NLDS (photo credit: Dale Zaninie, USA TODAY Sports)
With timely hitting and a gutty performance from Clayton Kershaw, the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Atlanta Braves 6-1 to take a 1-0 lead in the National League Division Series.
Kershaw pitched seven innings, allowing only three hits and one run to go with 12...
Before the club's opener in the National League Division Series round on Thursday, the Atlanta Braves launched "Baselines," a playful video parody of Robin Thicke's hit song, "Blurred Lines."
The parody video, celebrating the franchise's 15th division title since 1991, stars Atlanta-based comedian Aaron Chewning (assuming the Thicke role), the Braves...
Pitchers: Kris Medlen, Mike Minor, Julio Teheran. Luis Avilan, Luis Ayala, David Carpenter, Freddy Garcia, David Hale, Craig Kimbrel, Jordan Walden, Alex Wood
Catchers: Brian McCann, Gerald Laird, Evan Gattis
Infielders: Freddie Freeman, Elliot Johnson, Andrelton Simmons, Chris Johnson, Paul Janish
Outfielders: Jason Heyward, B.J. Upton, Justin Upton, Reed Johnson, Jordan Schafer...
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.
Uggla hit only .179 with 22 homers and ranked third in the NL with 171 strikeouts. His struggles continued following laser eye surgery in August. He hit .083 in August and .112 in September.
Uggla didn't speak to reporters...
ATLANTA It's an interesting paradox.
On the most tension-filled night of the Atlanta Braves' season, with the super-sized Turner Field crowd of 48,966 living and dying on every pitch, hit or disputed check swing, the club had all of its eggs in the basket of perhaps the coolest, calmest and most charmingly robotic pitcher on staff.
And the southpaw, cocksure...
“”All the attention, I mean we’re not running for prom king. We’re ready to play this series and this team, which is a quality team. It’s really not that big of a deal that they may be getting more attention than us. At the end of the day, I hope we’re getting all the attention with the World Series.”- Kris Medlen RHP Braves
The Dodgers come into this year’s NLDS...
ATLANTA -- Justin Upton knows all too well what Clayton Kershaw is capable of.
Having seen the Dodgers ace for four years while he was with the National League West rival Diamondbacks, Upton offered a succinct and fitting take on the pitcher the Braves will face Thursday in Game 1 of their division series.
"He's definitely at the top of his game, at the top of his craft...
On Aug. 18, I wrote the following:
If I were a Dodgers fan, I'd be nervous about [Yasiel] Puig in October. He's as likely to cost the Dodgers a playoff game with a needless mistake as he is to win one on a walk-off home run.
The up-to-date postseason scoreboard: Puig 1, Morosi 0.
Puig didn't cost the Dodgers a playoff game Thursday. In fact, he did quite the opposite...
After five days off to rest a strained groin Brian McCann said he felt fine and was ready to go for Thursday’s division series opener.
“I feel great” McCann said Wednesday. “I probably could have played that last game (Sunday) but at the same time you get another couple days off to let that thing heal.”
Reliever Jordan Walden threw a scoreless inning in instructional...
The Atlanta Braves have left Dan Uggla off the roster for their National League Divisional Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Elliott Johnson will play second base for the team during the NLDS.
Uggla had a difficult season hitting just .179/.309/.362 over 136 games. He did display some power with 22 home runs but dealt with vision problems for much of the season...
Mike Minor slammed his fist into his glove after getting out of a jam with a strikeout. Luis Avilan pumped his arm wildly after escaping another mess with a huge double play. Andrelton Simmons hollered after a neat tag in the ninth.
The Braves were fired up for this one, with good reason.
Atlanta got the win it had to have before heading to Los Angeles.
Minor pitched six strong...
The Los Angeles Dodgers ruffled a few feathers when members of the team jumped into the pool in the outfield of Chase Field in Arizona after clinching the NL West.
Members of the Diamondbacks organization called the move "classless," after the home team specifically asked the Dodgers not to return to the field for their celebration. Earvin "Magic" Johnson, a...
Are you kidding me? Are you actually asking San Francisco Giant fans to cheer for the Los Angeles Dodgers throughout the 2013 MLB playoffs? Tell us your medication has run out or maybe your overdoing it with a great new Mezcal, and that none of this is true.
Rooting for the Dodgers? Really? How about this: Hell no!
Cheering for the Dodgers goes against the genetic code of...