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Three Cuts: Braves drop first game of long West Coast swing

The Atlanta Braves got a gutsy performance from starter Aaron Harang, and at two different times in the early innings had a small lead. Starting in the fifth inning, the Los Angeles Dodgers scored six unanswered runs, and took advantage of Atlanta's bullpen, eventually winning 8-4. Here are three observations from Atlanta's loss on Tuesday night, in the Braves' first...
Via Fox Sports South
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves' Varvaro put on paternity list; Schlosser called up

ATLANTA -- The Braves put reliever Anthony Varvaro on the paternity list Wednesday as he awaits the birth of his second child, with right-hander Gus Schlosser recalled to take his place. "Anthony has kept me abreast of the whole situation when it started getting closer," Atlanta manager Fredi Gonzalez said. "We've got our fingers crossed... . We wish her the best...
Via Fox Sports South
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves Injury Update: David Carpenter exits game

Atlanta Braves reliever David Carpenter was removed from Monday night's game against the Philadelphia Phillies in the twelfth inning, apparently injured  Carpenter appeared in 34 games, posting a record of 4-1, with an ERA of 4.39, striking out 33 while walking seven.  He was replaced by Anthony Varvaro.#495618763 / gettyimages.com@NatsLady  (Rose Ingberman) and read her...
Via MLB Injury News
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Chopcast: Braves bullpen in need of bounce back

The Braves bullpen is in a funk. One of the franchise's mainstays during the Frank Wren era -- the 2008 season, Wren's first as acting GM, is the only campaign in which Braves relievers posted a sub-3.0 wins above replacement since he took over -- Atlanta's bullpen is having trouble closing out games lately. Or, at the very least, it is not keeping up with the lofty standards...
Via Fox Sports South
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Cuts: Braves' bullpen falters in extra-inning loss to Diamondbacks

The Atlanta Braves held two late leads against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night, but their bullpen could not put the game away, blowing two saves in a 4-3 loss in 11 innings. Here are three observations from the Diamondbacks' walk-off victory: 1. Working against five relievers in the final four frames, the Diamondbacks' offense never let up One night removed from...
Via Fox Sports South
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Cuts: Late rally costs Braves in loss to Red Sox

ATLANTA -- In a rare instance of bullpen inefficiency, the Atlanta Braves could not hold off the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday, dropping their second straight game in the interleague series, 6-3. Here are three observations from the game: 1. With an overload of singles and bloop singles, the Red Sox put the game away in the seventh inning These aren't necessarily uncharted waters...
Via Fox Sports South
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Caray: Second base conundrum, Varvaro's underrated worth; more Braves

FOXSportsSouth.com checks in with play-by-play announcer Chip Caray to discuss the latest surrounding the Braves. FOXSPORTSSOUTH.COM: The Braves offensive struggles aren't limited to one player, but the organization, and Fredi Gonzalez in particular, find themselves in a difficult situation with Dan Uggla. Every indication is that Ramiro Pena and Tyler Pastornicky will continue...
Via Fox Sports South
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Could Braves' bullpen be better year after leading majors?

The modern game, Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez is one to say, is played from the ninth inning forward. From that end, it all starts and ends with Craig Kimbrel. The anchor of the best bullpen in baseball -- one with the numbers to back it up -- Kimbrel's numbers are staggering. He's the only pitcher in history with at least 40 saves in his first three seasons and his 138...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Game Day Pictures: Braves vs Marlins 7-3-13

it rained alllll night Totally didn't go up to our real seats (my church bought group tickets), and instead said hi to an usher friend and sat under cover. We couldn't see the scoreboard but we had TVs overhead that even showed replays! So that was cool. Remember how I have plans to open a t-shirt shop? Well, I wore my #36 sample shirt last night and Alison had to talk me...
Via Love My Bravos
July 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Three Cuts: Dodgers take out Braves on wild pitch

ATLANTA The Los Angeles Dodgers took down the Atlanta Braves 2-1 in extra innings Friday night. Here are three observations from the game: 1. The Dodgers did not need the 10th-inning, clutch hit to earn the win Up until the 10th inning Friday night, the Braves pitching staff starter Paul Maholm and relievers Jordan Walden and Luis Avilan was outstanding. Maholm essentially made...
Via Fox Sports South
June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers get walk-off win in 10th

Pinch-runner Skip Schumaker scored on the second wild pitch by Anthony Varvaro in the 10th inning, giving the Los Angeles Dodgers a 2-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night. Ramon Hernandez started the rally with a one-out single, took second on the first wild pitch and advanced to third on a single by Luis Cruz. Varvaro (3-1) then bounced another wild pitch to Juan...
Via Fox Sports
June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers get walk-off win in 10th

Pinch-runner Skip Schumaker scored on the second wild pitch by Anthony Varvaro in the 10th inning, giving the Los Angeles Dodgers a 2-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.
Via FOXSports.com
June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Three Cuts: Wild eighth leaves Braves-Mets to be continued

Taking three cuts as the Braves and Mets were halted with the game tied 5-5 in the ninth inning at Citi Field. 1. See you Saturday Thanks to Evan Gattis' latest pinch-hit heroics (more on that later), the Braves looked poised to continue their dominance over the Mets. Then the bottom of the eighth inning happened. With a steady downpour and Anthony Varvaro on the mound holding...
Via Fox Sports South
May 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Braves-Mets suspended, game to resume Saturday

Evan Gattis had a two-run, pinch-hit single in the top of the eighth, then the Mets rallied to tie it in a downpour in the bottom half before the Atlanta Braves and New York were suspended by rain with the score 5-5 Friday night. The teams will resume play with none out in the top of the ninth inning on Saturday at 6:10 p.m. The regularly scheduled game is set to start 7:15 p.m...
Via Fox Sports
May 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Sad Lauren’s Sad Post

Venters will visit Dr. Andrews again on Thursday. Too early to know the outcome. But a second TJ surgery is a definite possibility. #Braves — Mark Bowman (@mlbbowman) May 13, 2013 Yesterday I couldn't process this very well. All I could think about is how Bobby, then Fredi, tend(ed) to burn through bullpen arms. In recent memory... ♡  Peter Moylan, 90 innings in 2007 then...
Via Love My Bravos
May 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Braves vs Yankees: Game Day Updates and Chat

The Atlanta Braves and the New York Yankees tangle at 1:05 today (February 23) at Champion Stadium.  Veteran left hander, Paul Maholm, will start today for the Braves.  The right handed David Phelps is the Yankees scheduled starter. The Braves pitchers scheduled to follow Maholm are:  Jordan Walden, Anthony Varvaro, Cory Rasmus, Yohan Flande, and J.R. Graham. The Braves will try...
Via Atlanta Bullpen
February 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Suzanna saw the GBraves in Charlotte!

The water tower near Knights Stadium (which is actually in Fort Mills, SC instead of Charlotte. Go figure).   Below is Suzanna's story, followed by her pictures and captions... ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ On Sunday (the 29th) my parents and I went to watch the GBraves play the Charlotte Knights at the Knights’ home stadium. It was a really fun game, until...
Via Love My Bravos
August 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Split in DC

*pat pat* I was really hoping for a series sweep in our nation's capital (weren't we all?), but I'll take a split. Those first two games were amazing! Let's look at some pictures from all of them... WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 20: Michael Bourn #24 of the Atlanta Braves hits a triple in the ninth inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on July 20, 2012...
Via Love My Bravos
July 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Giants roll in wild extra-inning affair

Brandon Crawford and Gregor Blanco hit three-run homers in the 11th inning Wednesday night and the San Francisco Giants recovered after blowing a two-run lead in the 10th to record a 9-4 victory over the Atlanta Braves. Anthony Varvaro (1-1) hit Eli Whiteside with a pitch to open the 11th before walking Brandon Belt. Chad Durbin replaced Varvaro and struck out Joaquin Arias. Crawford...
Via AP on Fox
July 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Giants 9, Braves 4(11)

Brandon Crawford and Gregor Blanco hit three-run homers in the 11th inning and the San Francisco Giants recovered after blowing a two-run lead in the 10th to beat the Atlanta Braves 9-4 on Wednesday night. Anthony Varvaro (1-1) hit Eli Whiteside with a pitch to open the 11th before walking Brandon Belt. Chad Durbin replaced Varvaro and struck out Joaquin Arias. Crawford's homer...
Via AP on Fox
July 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Giants score 6 runs in 11th to beat Braves

ATLANTA (AP) -- Brandon Crawford and Gregor Blanco hit three-run homers in the 11th inning and the San Francisco Giants recovered after blowing a two-run lead in the 10th to beat the Atlanta Braves 9-4 on Wednesday night. Anthony Varvaro (1-1) hit Eli Whiteside with a pitch to open the 11th before walking Brandon Belt. Chad Durbin replaced Varvaro and struck out Joaquin Arias. ...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
July 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Giants score 6 runs in 11th to beat Braves

ATLANTA (AP) -- Brandon Crawford and Gregor Blanco hit three-run homers in the 11th inning and the San Francisco Giants recovered after blowing a two-run lead in the 10th to beat the Atlanta Braves 9-4 on Wednesday night. Anthony Varvaro (1-1) hit Eli Whiteside with a pitch to open the 11th before walking Brandon Belt. Chad Durbin replaced Varvaro and struck out Joaquin Arias. ...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
July 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Giants score 6 runs in 11th to beat Braves

ATLANTA (AP) -- Brandon Crawford and Gregor Blanco hit three-run homers in the 11th inning and the San Francisco Giants recovered after blowing a two-run lead in the 10th to beat the Atlanta Braves 9-4 on Wednesday night. Anthony Varvaro (1-1) hit Eli Whiteside with a pitch to open the 11th before walking Brandon Belt. Chad Durbin replaced Varvaro and struck out Joaquin Arias. ...
Via Fox Sports South
July 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Braves use eighth-inning rally to beat Mets

ATLANTA - The Braves and Mets couldn't seem to close the door on each other Saturday, each team giving up the lead almost as soon as it got it. But the Braves got the lead last, winning 8-7 on the strength of a three-run eighth. Anthony Varvaro (1-0) got the win; Bobby Parnell (2-2) took the loss. The Mets had increased their lead to 7-5 in the top of the eighth before...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Braves 8, Mets 7

ATLANTA - The Braves and Mets couldn't seem to close the door on each other Saturday, each team giving up the lead almost as soon as it got it. But the Braves got the lead last, winning 8-7 on the strength of a three-run eighth. Anthony Varvaro (1-0) got the win; Bobby Parnell (2-2) took the loss. The Mets had increased their lead to 7-5 in the top of the eighth before...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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