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Crew Scoots way to win in pitchers' duel

Crew Scoots way to win in pitchers' duel

MLB.com Updated 16 hours ago
After dealing with Julio Teheran's impressive effort at Turner Field on Tuesday night, the Brewers snapped a three-game losing streak courtesy of Scooter Gennett's two-out single, which proved decisive in a 2-1 win over the Braves, who have now lost 18 …
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  • O's add second lefty, call up Tolliver from Double-A

    O's add second lefty, call up Tolliver from Double-A

    MLB.com 19 hours ago
    After dealing Brian Matusz to the Braves, the Orioles called up left-hander Ashur Tolliver from Bowie to fill the final spot on the 25-man roster.
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  • Proud grandfather Snitker relishes time with family

    Proud grandfather Snitker relishes time with family

    MLB.com 19 hours ago
    Brian Snitker did not necessarily expect to sell his house as quickly as he did this winter, and he certainly did not anticipate the opportunity he gained when the Braves dismissed former manager Fredi Gonzalez last week. So for now, Snitker will simply…
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  • O's trade P Matusz, pick to Braves for prospects

    O's trade P Matusz, pick to Braves for prospects

    ESPN.com MLB.com May 23 (yesterday)
    O's trade P Matusz, pick to Braves for prospects
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  • Eickhoff Shuts Down Braves Over 7 Innings, Phillies Win 5-0

    Eickhoff Shuts Down Braves Over 7 Innings, Phillies Win 5-0

    nytimes.com May 22 (3 days ago)
    Jerad Eickhoff pitched five-hit ball over seven innings to help the Philadelphia Phillies avoid a three-game sweep and beat the Atlanta Braves 5-0 on Sunday.
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  • Williams Perez Shuts Down Phillies Again, Braves Win 2-0

    Williams Perez Shuts Down Phillies Again, Braves Win 2-0

    nytimes.com May 21 (4 days ago)
    Williams Perez took a two-hitter into the seventh, helping the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-0 Saturday for just their second series win this season.
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  • Wisler, Freeman's 2 HRs lift Braves in Philly

    Wisler, Freeman's 2 HRs lift Braves in Philly

    MLB.com nytimes.com May 20 (5 days ago)
    Freddie Freeman and Nick Markakis extended an unexpected power surge as they combined to record three home runs that backed Matt Wisler's strong start and helped the Braves claim Friday night's 7-1 win over the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park.
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  • Braves call up De La Cruz, option Gant

    Braves call up De La Cruz, option Gant

    MLB.com May 20 (5 days ago)
    When Mike Foltynewicz recorded just nine outs in Thursday night's 8-2 loss to the Pirates, he became the second Braves starting pitcher to complete fewer than four innings within a three-day span. Thus, there was a need to provide yet another Minor Leag…
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  • 5 reasons the Phillies are winning now

    5 reasons the Phillies are winning now

    MLB.com May 20 (5 days ago)
    One question lots of people are asking about the Phillies is whether or not they're remarkable start is sustainable. Let's just enjoy the ride and all its possibilities as the Braves come to Citizens Bank Park for a weekend series.
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  • Polanco backs Locke as Pirates beat Braves

    Polanco backs Locke as Pirates beat Braves

    MLB.com nytimes.com May 19 (6 days ago)
    Left-hander Jeff Locke threw seven strong innings, Gregory Polanco led another complete performance by the Pirates lineup and the Bucs beat the Braves, 8-2, on Thursday night to clinch a victory in their four-game series at PNC Park.
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  • Aybar OK after chicken bone stuck in throat

    Aybar OK after chicken bone stuck in throat

    MLB.com nytimes.com deadspin.com May 19 (6 days ago)
    Braves shortstop Erick Aybar was taken to a medical facility to have a chicken bone removed from his throat late Thursday afternoon.
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  • Teheran Guides Braves to 3-1 Win Over Pirates

    Teheran Guides Braves to 3-1 Win Over Pirates

    nytimes.com May 18 (7 days ago)
    Given that it took four decades for Brian Snitker to become a big-league manager, he wasn't going to be picky about his first victory in the majors.
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  • Pendleton, Perez discuss new roles, Snitker

    Pendleton, Perez discuss new roles, Snitker

    MLB.com May 18 (7 days ago)
    Terry Pendleton and Eddie Perez would both like the opportunity to become the Braves' next long-term manager. But neither objected to the club's decision to name Brian Snitker the interim manager after Fredi Gonzalez was dismissed on Tuesday.
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  • Former Braves Manager Gonzalez Laughs Off Clumsy Firing

    Former Braves Manager Gonzalez Laughs Off Clumsy Firing

    nytimes.com May 18 (7 days ago)
    Fredi Gonzalez brought two bottles of wine and knocked on the hotel room door of Atlanta general manager John Coppolella for a late-night bull session.
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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.