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Homer Happy: Dodgers Hit 3 in 8th to Beat Braves 6-3

Homer Happy: Dodgers Hit 3 in 8th to Beat Braves 6-3

nytimes.com MLB.com Updated 2 hours ago
Andre Ethier, Alex Guerrero and Jimmy Rollins each homered in the eighth inning, rallying the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night.
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  • Folty outduels Nelson as Braves take series

    Folty outduels Nelson as Braves take series

    MLB.com May 24 (yesterday)
    Braves rookie Mike Foltynewicz pitched his best game of the season in the Braves' 2-1 win over Jimmy Nelson and the Brewers on Sunday afternoon, giving Atlanta its third victory in the finale of a four-game series at Turner Field.
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  • Braves rookie delivers in 11th to sink Brewers

    Braves rookie delivers in 11th to sink Brewers

    MLB.com May 23 (2 days ago)
    Shelby Miller bounced back from a rocky first inning and the Braves' bullpen held off the Brewers long enough for Jace Peterson to give Atlanta a walk-off single for a 3-2, 11-inning win Saturday.
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  • Alcides Escobar wows again with long distance backhand flip

    Alcides Escobar wows again with long distance backhand flip

    yahoo.com May 23 (3 days ago)
    Take a moment of your time to marvel at the latest defensive wizardry exhibited by Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar. Escobar, who much like Atlanta Braves Gold Glove winner Andrelton Simmons is quickly building a reputation for his defensive…
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  • Braun Powers Brewers to Easy Win Over Braves

    Braun Powers Brewers to Easy Win Over Braves

    nytimes.com May 22 (3 days ago)
    Ryan Braun homered and drove in four runs, four Milwaukee pitchers combined to hold Atlanta to three hits, and the Brewers beat the Braves 11-0 on Friday night.
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  • Brewers pull Peralta early with left side injury

    Brewers pull Peralta early with left side injury

    MLB.com May 22 (3 days ago)
    Milwaukee starter Wily Peralta was cruising Friday night when he felt some tightness in his left side on a pitch in the fourth inning against the Braves.
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  • Braves miffed by 'blatant' use of substance

    Braves miffed by 'blatant' use of substance

    MLB.com nytimes.com deadspin.com May 22 (3 days ago)
    Count Braves right fielder Nick Markakis among the Major League hitters who are comforted by the trend of pitchers using a hidden foreign substance to improve their grip of the baseball.
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  • Braves roll past Brewers behind big 7th inning

    Braves roll past Brewers behind big 7th inning

    MLB.com May 21 (4 days ago)
    The Braves broke open a tight game with seven runs in the bottom of the seventh in a 10-1 win over the Brewers on Thursday night.
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  • Smith Regrets Oversight With Rosin, Sunscreen on Arm

    Smith Regrets Oversight With Rosin, Sunscreen on Arm

    nytimes.com May 21 (4 days ago)
    Julio Teheran pitched seven strong innings and the Atlanta Braves took advantage of Milwaukee reliever Will Smith's seventh-inning ejection for allegedly using pine tar in a 10-1 victory Thursday night.
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  • Perez Impresses in 1st Big League Start; Braves Beat Rays

    Perez Impresses in 1st Big League Start; Braves Beat Rays

    nytimes.com MLB.com May 20 (5 days ago)
    Williams Perez gave up one run over five innings in his first major league start and fellow rookie Todd Cunningham drove in the tiebreaking run with a groundout as the Atlanta Braves beat the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 on Wednesday night.
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  • Ramirez, Rays' bullpen close out Braves

    Ramirez, Rays' bullpen close out Braves

    MLB.com nytimes.com May 19 (6 days ago)
    Erasmo Ramirez struck out five over five innings, and the Rays' bullpen pitched four scoreless innings to secure a 5-3 win over the Braves on Tuesday night.
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  • Miller establishing himself as elite pitcher

    Miller establishing himself as elite pitcher

    MLB.com May 18
    As Shelby Miller came within one out of completing a no-hitter on Sunday afternoon at Marlins Park, Braves president of baseball operations John Hart and assistant general manager John Coppolella peered overhead from their private box and gained even mo…
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  • Marlins name GM Dan Jennings as their new manager

    Marlins name GM Dan Jennings as their new manager

    yahoo.com May 18
    Even for the unpredictable Miami Marlins this qualifies as a shocker. The Marlins named general manager Dan Jennings as their new field manager Monday, replacing Mike Redmond who was fired Sunday after Miami was nearly no-hit in a 6-0 loss to the Atlant…
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  • Marlins dismiss manager Redmond

    Marlins dismiss manager Redmond

    A disappointing 16-22 start to the 2015 season prompted the Marlins to dismiss manager Mike Redmond and bench coach Rob Leary on Sunday after the team was swept by the Braves.
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  • Video - Minor Starting Season On DL: Good News For Braves? 01:36

    Minor Starting Season On DL: Good News For Braves?

    Mar 10
    ESPN SweetSpot blogger David Schoenfield discusses why pitcher Mike Minor starting the season on the DL is a good thing for the Braves.
  • Video - Gattis Heading To Houston 02:08

    Gattis Heading To Houston

    Jan 14
    Eric Karabell discusses how the Astros hope to benefit by the addition of Evan Gattis, acquiring him in a trade with the Atlanta Braves for three prospects.
  • Video - Hank Aaron Joins Group Pursuing Hawks Ownership 02:37

    Hank Aaron Joins Group Pursuing Hawks Ownership

    Jan 12
    ESPN senior basketball writer Marc Stein discusses Hank Aaron's interest in buying the Atlanta Hawks.
  • Video - Padres Complete Big Three With Upton Trade 02:24

    Padres Complete Big Three With Upton Trade

    Dec 19
    Buster Olney discusses the excitement surrounding San Diego's new outfield after the Padres made deals to acquire Wil Myers, Matt Kemp and Justin Upton.

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