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Royals acquire outfielder Gomes from Braves for minor-league SS

ATLANTA — The AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals reached a deal to get outfielder Jonny Gomes from the Atlanta Braves. The Braves tweeted: Gomes left Monday night's game in Atlanta against Miami after the fifth inning, hugged his teammates in the dugout and began packing up his belongings in the clubhouse. The 34-year-old Gomes has been in the postseason four times since 2010...
Via AP on Fox
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Royals trade for veteran outfielder Jonny Gomes

ATLANTA -- The AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals have reached a deal to get outfielder Jonny Gomes from the Atlanta Braves. Terms of the deal weren't immediately disclosed. Gomes left Monday night's game in Atlanta against Miami after the fifth inning, hugged his teammates in the dugout and began packing up his belongings in the clubhouse. The 34-year-old Gomes has been in the...
Via AP on Fox
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Braves trade veteran OF Jonny Gomes to Royals

Jonny Gomes is now part of the 2015 playoff race. The Atlanta Braves completed a two-player trade that sent the veteran outfielder to the Kansas City Royals, owners of the second-best record in baseball, in exchange for shortstop prospect Luis Valenzuela, the team announced on Monday night. Gomes played in his 83rd game of the season on Monday before being replaced before the sixth...
Via Fox Sports South
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Chris Narveson steps up, helps Marlins blank Braves

ATLANTA (AP) -- Martin Prado and Justin Bour each had an RBI double in the eighth inning and the Miami Marlins extended Shelby Miller's winless streak to 19 starts with a 4-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night. Miller, an All-Star with a sparkling 2.56 ERA, began the night with the worst support in the majors, and the Braves, losers in six straight and 13 of 14, stayed...
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Miller's hard-luck streak reaches 19 starts without a win

ATLANTA (AP) Martin Prado and Justin Bour each had an RBI double in the eighth inning and the Miami Marlins extended Shelby Miller's winless streak to 19 starts with a 4-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night. Miller, an All-Star with a sparkling 2.56 ERA, began the night with the worst support in the majors, and the Braves, losers in six straight and 13 of 14, stayed...
Via AP on Fox
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Chris Narveson steps up, helps Marlins blank Braves

ATLANTA (AP) -- Martin Prado and Justin Bour each had an RBI double in the eighth inning and the Miami Marlins extended Shelby Miller's winless streak to 19 starts with a 4-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night. Miller, an All-Star with a sparkling 2.56 ERA, began the night with the worst support in the majors, and the Braves, losers in six straight and 13 of 14, stayed...
Via Fox Sports Florida
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jonny Gomes Traded To AL Central-Leading Royals From Atlanta Braves

ATLANTA — The American League Central-leading Kansas City Royals have reached a deal to get outfielder Jonny Gomes from the Atlanta Braves. Terms of the deal weren’t immediately disclosed. Gomes left Monday night’s game in Atlanta against the Miami Marlins after the fifth inning, hugged his teammates in the dugout and began packing up his belongings in the clubhouse. The 34...
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Royals trade for veteran outfielder Jonny Gomes

Welcome to first place, Jonny Gomes. The Kansas City Royals acquired the veteran outfielder and cash considerations from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for minor league infielder Luis Valenzuela.  Gomes, 34, has played in 82 games for the Braves this season, batting .223 with seven doubles, seven homers and 22 RBI to go along with 28 walks for a .327 on-base percentage. He's in...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
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Royals acquire Jonny Gomes from Braves

In a move that many of us did not see coming the Kansas City Royals have traded for OF Jonny Gomes from the Atlanta Braves.  In return the Braves will get the Royals Single-A shortstop Luis Venezuela.  This is an interesting move as it will put the Royals into a bit of a numbers crunch come playoff time.  The Royals will have 6 outfielders on the roster when Alex Gordon and Terrance...
Via Royals Blue
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AL Central-leading Royals make deal to get Gomes from Braves

ATLANTA (AP) The AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals have reached a deal to get outfielder Jonny Gomes from the Atlanta Braves. Terms of the deal weren't immediately disclosed. Gomes left Monday night's game in Atlanta against Miami after the fifth inning, hugged his teammates in the dugout and began packing up his belongings in the clubhouse. The 34-year-old Gomes has been in...
Via AP on Fox
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Braves' Miller seeking to end 18-start winless drought Monday

Shelby Miller attempts to put an end to his nightmarish winless drought when the Atlanta Braves host the Miami Marlins on Monday night.Miller has gone 18 consecutive starts without a victory since he last won on May 17 - the longest single-season stretch since the franchise moved to Atlanta in 1966.An All-Star selection this season, Miller is 0-10 during his record skid despite an...
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Braves move Miller up a day to start for ill Foltynewicz

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Braves have moved Shelby Miller into Mike Foltynewicz's rotation spot for Monday night's game against the Miami Marlins. Foltynewicz is suffering from fever and viral symptoms. Miller (5-11) will try to snap an 18-start winless streak, the longest since the Braves moved to Atlanta in 1966. Miller, a first-time All-Star in his first year with the Braves,...
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Fan's death at Braves game raises stadium safety questions

ATLANTA (AP) The death of a longtime Braves season-ticket holder raises questions about the planned height of guard rails at their new stadium scheduled to open in 2017. The Braves say they had safety in mind when making plans for SunTrust Park even before Gregory K. Murrey's death on Saturday night, though team officials on Monday would not release plans for the heights of the...
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Miami Marlins at Atlanta Braves game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. The Atlanta Braves have been swept in three of their last four series, but the latest took the embarrassment to a whole new level. They'll try to clean things up against an opponent more to their liking beginning Monday night against the visiting Miami Marlins, who have only been slightly better over the closing...
Via AP on Fox
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Miami Marlins at Atlanta Braves game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. The Atlanta Braves have been swept in three of their last four series, but the latest took the embarrassment to a whole new level. They'll try to clean things up against an opponent more to their liking beginning Monday night against the visiting Miami Marlins, who have only been slightly better over the closing days...
Via Fox Sports Florida
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Braves, Yankees hold moment of silence for man who died booing A-Rod (VIDEO)

The Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees held a moment of silence before Sunday's game at Turner Field for for the baseball fan who fell over a balcony and died while booing Alex Rodriguez Saturday night.   A-Rod was one of the players paying their respects to Braves fan Gregory Murrey of Alpharetta, Georgia, who plummeted from the top deck of the stadium during the seventh inning...
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Braves fly U.S. flag at half-staff in honor of fan killed in fall

  The U.S. flag flew at half-staff at Turner Field on Sunday, one day after a fan died following his fall from the upper deck into the lower-level stands during a game between the Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees. Mary Beth Hauptle, an investigator with the Fulton County Medical Examiner, identified the victim as Gregory K. Murrey, 60, of Alpharetta, Georgia. Murrey was pronounced...
Via AP on Fox
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Source: Braves calling up Hector Olivera on Tuesday

The Atlanta Braves are calling up third baseman Hector Olivera to the big leagues on Tuesday when rosters expand, according to a source. Olivera signed with the Los Angeles Dodgers in March on a six-year, $62.5 million deal that included a $28 million signing bonus. In a stunning move, Olivera was traded by the Dodgers to the Braves in a blockbuster trade during the season that included...
Via Baseball Essential
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Marlins-Braves Preview

The Atlanta Braves have been swept in three of their last four series, but the latest took the embarrassment to a whole new level. They'll try to clean things up against an opponent more to their liking beginning Monday night against the visiting Miami Marlins, who have only been slightly better over the closing days of August. Atlanta (54-76) has followed a 0-7 road trip by losing...
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Yankees complete sweep with 20-run rout of Braves

  Jacoby Ellsbury hit a three-run homer, Chase Headley and Stephen Drew each added a two-run shot and the New York Yankees routed the Atlanta Braves 20-6 on Sunday to finish a three-game sweep. All three homers, which helped build an 8-2 lead, came with two outs. Headley and Drew, who had four hits, both drove in four runs. After the Braves cut the lead to 8-5, pinch-hitter Alex...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yankees ride trio of 2-out HRs to 20-6 runaway over Braves

ATLANTA (AP) Jacoby Ellsbury hit a three-run homer, Chase Headley and Stephen Drew each added a two-run shot and the New York Yankees routed the Atlanta Braves 20-6 on Sunday to finish a three-game sweep. All three homers, which helped build an 8-2 lead, came with two outs. Headley and Drew, who had four hits, both drove in four runs. After the Braves cut the lead to 8-5, pinch...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fan dies after fall at Turner Field during Braves

Jason Getz-USA TODAY SportsA fan died after falling out of the upper deck of Turner Field during the seventh inning of Saturday’s night’s New York Yankees-Atlanta Braves game. “We have received confirmation that the fan involved in an accident at this evening’s game has passed away,” the Braves said in a statement. “The Atlanta Braves offer their deepest condolences...
Via Sports-Glory
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Fan Dies After Falling From Upper Deck Seats At Braves Game

Tragic news coming from the world of Major League Baseball, where a 60 year old man who fell from his seats in the upper deck of Atlanta’s Turner Field Saturday night has passed away: Fan fell and died at Braves game ID'd as 60 yo Gregory Murrey from Alpharetta pic.twitter.com/4SFMiaONoT — Steve Gehlbach (@SteveGWSB) August 30, 2015 Murrey died at the hospital after being...
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fan Dies After Fall From Turner Field Upper Deck At Braves-Yankees Game

ATLANTA — A fan died after falling from the upper deck into the lower-level stands at Turner Field on Saturday night during a game between the Atlanta Braves and the New York Yankees. Lt. Charles Hampton of the Atlanta Police Department homicide unit confirmed the death hours after the fall in the seventh inning. Hampton said the man was in his early...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss
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