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Play halted after foul ball hits fan

Play halted after foul ball hits fan

MLB.com Updated 14 hours ago
Monday night's game between the Braves and Brewers was temporarily halted in the top of the ninth inning when a Eury Perez foul ball struck a fan who was seated approximately seven rows above the Brewers' dugout, on the first base side.
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  • Fan Hit by Line Drive and Injured During Braves-Brewers Game

    Fan Hit by Line Drive and Injured During Braves-Brewers Game

    nytimes.com 12 hours ago
    A woman sitting several rows behind the Milwaukee Brewers' dugout was injured Monday night when she was hit by a line drive off the bat of Atlanta's Eury Perez.
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  • Braves Win 5-3 to End Brewers' 8-Game Winning Streak

    Braves Win 5-3 to End Brewers' 8-Game Winning Streak

    nytimes.com 14 hours ago
    Kelly Johnson homered and drove in three runs as the Atlanta Braves ended the Milwaukee Brewers' eight-game winning streak with a 5-3 victory Monday night.
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  • Phillies Beat Braves 4-0 in 10th to Stop 6-Game Skid

    Phillies Beat Braves 4-0 in 10th to Stop 6-Game Skid

    nytimes.com Jul 5 (yesterday)
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  • Maybin Has 3 Hits, Braves Beat Struggling Phillies 9-5

    Maybin Has 3 Hits, Braves Beat Struggling Phillies 9-5

    nytimes.com MLB.com Jul 4 (3 days ago)
    Cameron Maybin had three hits, including a home run, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-5 on Saturday night in their best offensive showing in six weeks.
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  • Roundup: Two-Run Homer by Fill-In Lifts Nationals Past Giants

    Roundup: Two-Run Homer by Fill-In Lifts Nationals Past Giants

    nytimes.com Jul 3 (4 days ago)
    Clint Robinson, a 30-year-old nonroster invitee in spring training, hit a seventh inning home run to lift the Washington Nationals over the San Francisco Giants.
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  • Uribe decides Braves-Phils duel with one mighty slash

    Uribe decides Braves-Phils duel with one mighty slash

    MLB.com Jul 3 (4 days ago)
    Juan Uribe homered leading off the seventh inning to snap a tie and lift a stellar Julio Teheran and the Braves past a gallant Adam Morgan and the Phillies on Friday night in Atlanta, 2-1.
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  • Braves defeat Max Scherzer on controversial walk-off single

    Braves defeat Max Scherzer on controversial walk-off single

    yahoo.com nytimes.com MLB.com Jul 3 (4 days ago)
    Take a look around the league with Big League Stew's daily wrap up. We'll hit on all of the biggest moments from the day that you may have missed, while providing highlights, photos and interesting stats. The Atlanta Braves managed to do something few t…
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  • Braves make 2 trades for bonus pool money

    Braves make 2 trades for bonus pool money

    MLB.com Jul 2 (5 days ago)
    The Braves traded right-handed reliever Cody Martin to the A's on Thursday in exchange for the 53rd international bonus pool slot, which was set at $388,400 this year. A few hours later, they traded two Minor Leaguers (right-handed pitcher Caleb Dirks a…
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  • Maybin's 9th-Inning Single Helps Braves Beat Scherzer 2-1

    Maybin's 9th-Inning Single Helps Braves Beat Scherzer 2-1

    nytimes.com Jul 2 (6 days ago)
    Cameron Maybin drove in the go-ahead run with a chopper against Max Scherzer that bounced over third base in the ninth inning, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 2-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday night.
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  • Zimmermann continues dominance in Atlanta

    Zimmermann continues dominance in Atlanta

    MLB.com Jul 1 (7 days ago)
    Jordan Zimmermann was back to his Atlanta-stifling ways Tuesday night at Turner Field, just six days after he shut out the Braves over eight innings in D.C.
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  • Beyond the Mets’ Steven Matz: Other Pitchers With Big R.B.I. Ga…

    Beyond the Mets’ Steven Matz: Other Pitchers With Big R.B.I. Games

    nytimes.com Jun 29
    Matz had four runs batted in in his record-setting Mets debut, but the single-game R.B.I. king for pitchers remains Tony Cloninger, with nine in 1966 for the Braves.
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  • Wood Sharp as Braves Top Pirates 2-1 to End Losing Streak

    Wood Sharp as Braves Top Pirates 2-1 to End Losing Streak

    nytimes.com Jun 28
    Alex Wood pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning to win for the first time in five starts, and the Atlanta Braves edged the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 on Sunday.
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  • Cutch back, wears elbow guard after HBP

    Cutch back, wears elbow guard after HBP

    Andrew McCutchen put pitchers on guard prior to Sunday's game -- then put a guard on. When he came to bat in the first inning of the Bucs' 2-1 loss to the Braves, McCutchen wore an elbow guard on the left arm where he had been hit by a Julio Teheran pit…
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  • Alvarez, Marte lead Bucs in rainy win vs. Braves

    Alvarez, Marte lead Bucs in rainy win vs. Braves

    MLB.com Jun 27
    Pedro Alvarez has only been along the ride for most of the first half of the season, but he may be ready to give the Pirates a lift. Alvarez's two-run double triggered a five-run first on Saturday and the Bucs went on to an 8-4 win over Atlanta at rain-…
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  • Mercer making a habit of ending slumps in June

    Mercer making a habit of ending slumps in June

    MLB.com Jun 27
    Stop us if you have heard this one before: Jordy Mercer lifted the Pirates' spirits and their winning percentage in Friday night's 3-2 win over the Braves with a 10th-inning walk-off RBI double, his third hit of the game and sixth hit of a week that has…
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  • Mercer's Walk-Off Lifts Pirates to 3-2 Win Over Braves in 10

    Mercer's Walk-Off Lifts Pirates to 3-2 Win Over Braves in 10

    nytimes.com Jun 26
    Jordy Mercer doubled home Andrew McCutchen with one out in the bottom of the 10th inning to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 3-2 win over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.
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  • Pipeline Inbox: How does Braves' farm system rank?

    Pipeline Inbox: How does Braves' farm system rank?

    MLB.com Jun 26
    Jim Callis answers fans' questions about the Braves' farm system, Brady Aiken's status and more in this week's Pipeline Inbox.
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  • Fister Pitches 4-Hit Ball as Nationals Beat Braves 7-0

    Fister Pitches 4-Hit Ball as Nationals Beat Braves 7-0

    Doug Fister said he really hadn't heard about the scoreless innings streak being crafted by his fellow Washington Nationals starters.
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  • Harper, Rendon out of lineup for series finale

    Harper, Rendon out of lineup for series finale

    MLB.com Jun 25
    Bryce Harper and Anthony Rendon were both out of the Nationals' lineup for Thursday's series finale against the Braves.
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  • After Zimm, Shelby duel, Nats walk off in 11th

    After Zimm, Shelby duel, Nats walk off in 11th

    MLB.com Jun 25
    Ian Desmond's walk-off sacrifice fly in the 11th inning helped the Nationals defeat the Braves, 2-1, at Nationals Park on Wednesday night.
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    Minor Starting Season On DL: Good News For Braves?

    Mar 10
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    Jan 14
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    Jan 12
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    Dec 19
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