Braves send Red Sox to seventh loss in a row

BOSTON -- Williams Perez prefers starting to relieving. In the last week, he's been pretty good at both. Just two days after picking up his first career save in an extra-innings relief appearance, Perez pitched six shutout innings to lead the Atlanta Braves to a 4-2 victory over the Red Sox on Monday night. It was Boston's seventh straight loss. "He's confident. He's locked in,"...
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June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta rebound from Dodgers’ visit, sweep A’s

With a 6-run first inning in Pittsburgh tonight, it’s a good time to look back at the last two series and how the Braves fared against two visiting California clubs. As the end of the season inches closer and closer, the Braves continue to be one of the most frustrating and inconsistent clubs in the National League. Managing to win just one against the first place club in the NL...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

For Latin American players, need to learn English goes beyond the game

Christian Bethancourt remembers six years ago sitting at his locker in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, an 18-year-old Panamanian thrust into the United States for the first time. He watched Gulf Coast League Braves teammates, among them current Atlanta stars Freddie Freeman and Jason Heyward; he watched their mouths move and he heard the words, but they held no meaning. "All the American...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Perfect Game memories: 10 years later

Home-plate umpire Greg Gibson, Braves players Eddie Perez and Mark DeRosa, coach (now manager) Fredi Gonzalez and broadcaster Joe Simpson share their recollections of Randy Johnson's perfect game on May 18, 2004.
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins' hot home hitting had Braves thinking conspiracy

MIAMI -- What a difference a week makes... or does it? By securing its first home series sweep over the Braves since 2006, Miami also improved its 2014 record at Marlins Park to a Major League-best 12-4. When the Marlins dropped two of three to National League East-leading Atlanta on the road last week, they mustered just four runs on 20 hits.  Over the three-game sweep, which included...
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May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs to give commemorative T-shirts at perfect game anniversary

PHOENIX --The Arizona Diamondbacks will hand out 20,000 commemorative T-shirts featuring Randy Johnson's Perfect Game Anniversary logo on May 18, courtesy of Pepsi. As announced earlier this week, the D-backs will celebrate the 10th anniversary of Johnson's Perfect Game that day with a pre-game ceremony honoring the D-backs' legend. Johnson will throw out the ceremonial first pitch...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs to honor Randy Johnson for perfect game

The Diamondbacks will celebrate the 10th anniversary of Randy Johnson's perfect game on Sunday, May 18 with a pregame ceremony honoring the legendary pitcher. Johnson will throw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to that day's game against the Dodgers, and his catcher will be Robby Hammock, who caught the perfect game a decade ago. "We are thrilled to welcome Randy back to Chase...
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April 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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