Found June 19, 2012 on
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I think it was Earl Wilson who said baseball is a nervous breakdown, divided into nine innings, or something to that effect. I imagine the Atlanta Braves are starting to relate to that sentiment.
On May 20th, the Braves beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 in rather classic Braves style with a win, hold, ...
BEST OF MAXIM
Last week Atlanta Braves right-hander Brandon Beachy was on top of the world. He was enjoying a breakout season, but now his career is in jeopardy.
The 25-year-old Beachy was put on the 15-day disabled list Sunday a day after leaving a start early with a sore right elbow. Today Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez announced that Beachy would undergo Tommy John surgery after getting a...
Chipper Jones is not absolving himself of blame when he points the finger at the Braves' anemic offense.
"I'm not putting balls I should be putting in play in play," he said. "And when I'm putting them in play, they go for a double play."
Still, he said, "You'd still like to think you can go out there and score three runs no matter who&...
Jason Heyward has teased and taunted us with his talent for more than two years.
He can hit home runs that are tracked on radar.
He can outrun line drives to his left, right, in front of him or over his head.
He can throw out any runner at any base.
He can't leap tall buildings in a single bound, but his jumping ability and long arms have been known to snare balls destined...
One year ago, Jair Jurrjens was on his way to the All-Star game.
On Monday, Jurrjens was shagging fly balls with the Braves' Triple-A Gwinnett team.
It has been a humbling eight weeks for Jurrjens since his demotion to the minors on April 24. He has had mixed results with Gwinnett, but with Sunday's announcement that Brandon Beachy was headed to the disabled list came the...
Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Brandon Beachy, who has led the National League in ERA for most of the last month and a half and is currently a fraction of a run behind RA Dgickey for the league lead, will undergo Tommy John surgery on his right elbow tomorrow after partially tearing his UCL.
Beachy's injury will knock him out for the entire season, and is a huge blown...
MISSING BRAVES GAMES?If you are a former Charter customer in Beaufort SC, you no longer receive FOX Sports Carolinas and the 70 Braves games the network provides each season. Hargray Communications has informed us that they will not offer FOX Sports Carolinas on their channel lineup in Beaufort going forward. Rest assured that Fox is making every effort to engage Hargray in discussions...
Chipper Jones and the Atlanta Braves eventually caught the ball, and the New York Yankees.
Jones atoned for a costly error by cutting down the potential tying run at the plate and the Braves held on to end the Yankees' 10-game winning streak with a 4-3 victory Tuesday night.
''Sometimes you're going to whiff on some balls,'' the All-Star third baseman said...
The Braves pounded five home runs in their victory over the Yankees on Wednesday, but they were hit harder by the news that Brandon Beachy will need Tommy John surgery.
Beachy and the organization were optimistic that surgery wouldn't be needed, but remained realistic in the fact that the ligament tear in his right elbow likely would have to be repaired.
Word came down late...
The Atlanta Braves are plugging away in the National League East just 4.5 games behind the first-place Washington Nationals. They are also right in the thick of the Wild Card race just 0.5 games behind the surprising New York Mets. But if they are going to catch both the Nationals and Mets they might have to do it without Brandon Beachy for the rest of the year.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Jason Heyward hit two of a record nine homers at the new Yankee Stadium and the Atlanta Braves outslugged the New York Yankees for a 10-5 victory in the sweltering heat Wednesday.
Freddie Freeman, Martin Prado, Heyward and David Ross all connected off Phil Hughes (7-6) to build a 6-1 lead on a sticky, 94-degree afternoon.
Michael Bourn stole what might've been...
Welcome back, Meds!
I really love it when my friends invite me to come to the game with them. :) Sat in Jenna's spare season ticket seat on Friday, went to BP as usual...
Freddie & JHey
Marteen is *always* working hard
Hey Mike, there's a ball there.
Pretty sure EO stretched in that direction on purpose.
Freddie's wrapped finger :(
Chipper Jones atoned for a costly error by cutting down the potential tying run at the plate and the Atlanta Braves held on to end the Yankees' 10-game winning streak, beating New York 4-3 Tuesday night.
The Yankees were trying to match their longest winning string in nearly a half-century. Instead, the Braves threw out two runners at home and won for only the second time in...
That's the Braves telecast on Fox Sports South congratulating a team that's certainly not the Braves for winning a series in a place the Braves certainly weren't playing last night. Now, maybe you can pass this off as Fox Sports South getting their wires crossed with Fox Sports Florida or something like that. But... there are so many things wrong going on here,...
Monday: Atlanta at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m. (SportSouth, ESPN); Mike Minor (3-4, 6.01 ERA) vs. C.C. Sabathia (8-3, 3.70)
Tuesday: Atlanta at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m. (SportSouth); Tim Hudson (4-3, 3.90) vs. Hiroki Kuroda (6-6, 3.43)
Wednesday: Atlanta at N.Y. Yankees, 1:05 p.m. (SportSouth); Tommy Hanson (7-4, 3.32) vs. Phil Hughes (7-5, 4.50)
Friday: Atlanta at Boston, 7:10 p.m...
Tonight LHP C.C. Sabathia (8-3, 3.70 ERA) vs. LHP Mike Minor (3-4, 6.01 ERA) 7:05 p.m., YES Network and ESPN Tuesday RHP Hiroki Kuroda (6-6, 3.43 ERA) vs. RHP Tim Hudson (4-3, 3.90 ERA) 7:05 p.m., MY9 and MLB Network Wednesday RHP Phil Hughes (7-5, 4.50 ERA) vs. RHP Tommy Hanson (7-4, 3.32 ERA) 1:05 [...]