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Snitker's ejection fires up Braves, sparks rally

Snitker's ejection fires up Braves, sparks rally

MLB.com Updated 17 hours ago
Braves manager Brian Snitker was ejected in the bottom of the seventh inning during Thursday's game against the Mets at Turner Field.
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  • Braves GM doesn't expect to trade ace Teheran

    Braves GM doesn't expect to trade ace Teheran

    ESPN.com 4 hours ago
    Braves GM doesn't expect to trade ace Teheran
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  • Braves 4, Mets 3: Mets Get Rare Good News on Injuries, Then Fal…

    Braves 4, Mets 3: Mets Get Rare Good News on Injuries, Then Fall to Braves

    nytimes.com 19 hours ago
    Two key players saw team doctors on Wednesday. Yoenis Cespedes, who had injured a hand, got the day off on Thursday, and Noah Syndergaard is scheduled to make his next start on Monday.
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  • Garcia's 2-Run Homer in 8th Sends Braves Past Mets

    Garcia's 2-Run Homer in 8th Sends Braves Past Mets

    nytimes.com 20 hours ago
    Adonis Garcia hit a go-ahead, two-run homer off Addison Reed in the eighth inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets for the fourth straight time in a week, 4-3 Thursday.
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  • Conley Pitches 8 Innings to Help Marlins Beat Braves 3-0

    Conley Pitches 8 Innings to Help Marlins Beat Braves 3-0

    nytimes.com Jun 22 (2 days ago)
    Adam Conley walked off the mound for the final time in the eighth inning Wednesday with a string of zeroes behind him.
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  • Peterson's 3 Late RBIs Lift Braves to 3-2 Win in 10

    Peterson's 3 Late RBIs Lift Braves to 3-2 Win in 10

    nytimes.com Jun 21 (3 days ago)
    Jace Peterson has not hit a lot of home runs in his brief career.
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  • Braves place Smith on DL; recall Bonifacio

    Braves place Smith on DL; recall Bonifacio

    MLB.com Jun 21 (3 days ago)
    The Braves placed outfielder Mallex Smith on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured left thumb and recalled Emilio Bonifacio from Triple-A Gwinnett on Tuesday.
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  • Big week nets Freeman top NL player honors

    Big week nets Freeman top NL player honors

    MLB.com Jun 20 (4 days ago)
    Freddie Freeman's bat has led the Braves to a five-game winning streak and earned the first baseman National League Player of the Week honors.
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  • D-Backs try to sweep the Phillies in the MLB Free Game of the D…

    D-Backs try to sweep the Phillies in the MLB Free Game of the Day

    yahoo.com Jun 20 (4 days ago)
    The Arizona Diamondbacks had an explosive offseason. They signed pitcher Zack Greinke to a six-year contract worth more than $200 million. They traded shortstop Dansby Swanson, their first overall pick in the 2015 draft, to the Atlanta Braves for pitche…
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  • Braves 6, Mets 0: Going, Going, Gone: Mets’ Offense Vanishes Ag…

    Braves 6, Mets 0: Going, Going, Gone: Mets’ Offense Vanishes Against Braves

    nytimes.com MLB.com Jun 19 (5 days ago)
    Julie Teheran pitched a complete-game one-hitter to finish off a sweep of the Mets, who continued to lose ground in the National League East race.
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  • Smith sustains left thumb fracture

    Smith sustains left thumb fracture

    MLB.com Jun 19 (5 days ago)
    Braves rookie center fielder Mallex Smith has a left thumb fracture, after being hit by a pitch during Atlanta's 6-0 win over the Mets at Citi Field on Sunday, the team announced.
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  • Homers, hustle give Braves 4th straight win

    Homers, hustle give Braves 4th straight win

    MLB.com Jun 19 (6 days ago)
    Ender Inciarte displayed impressive instincts and hustle, willing himself around the bases to give the Braves a lead they would preserve en route to notching their second four-game winning streak of the season with Saturday night's 4-3 win over the Mets…
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  • Mets suffer ignominy on the bases in loss to Braves

    Mets suffer ignominy on the bases in loss to Braves

    ESPN.com nytimes.com Jun 19 (6 days ago)
    Mets suffer ignominy on the bases in loss to Braves
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  • Even the bullpen door can claim victory against the Braves

    Even the bullpen door can claim victory against the Braves

    yahoo.com Jun 18 (6 days ago)
    As you're probably well aware, things have not been going well for the Atlanta Braves this season. In you need a refresher course though, or just some visual evidence of their futility, we'll direct your attention to the following video. It features Bra…
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  • Braves ride strong Gant to 3rd straight win

    Braves ride strong Gant to 3rd straight win

    MLB.com nytimes.com Jun 18 (7 days ago)
    Facing the club that drafted him in the 21st round back in 2011, John Gant earned his first career Major League win, allowing just one run on two hits over 6 2/3 innings to lead the Braves to a 5-1 series-opening victory over the Mets on Friday at Citi …
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  • Braves 5, Mets 1: Matt Harvey and the Mets Take a Step Back

    Braves 5, Mets 1: Matt Harvey and the Mets Take a Step Back

    nytimes.com Jun 17 (7 days ago)
    Harvey had shown improvement over the past two weeks, but he regressed in Friday’s loss to the Braves.
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  • Freeman delivers big blow in win vs. Reds

    Freeman delivers big blow in win vs. Reds

    MLB.com Jun 16
    Freddie Freeman's two-run home run in the third gave the Braves a lead they wouldn't relinquish, as Atlanta received a solid start from Matt Wisler and defeated the Reds, 7-2, on Thursday in the series finale at Turner Field.
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  • #TBT: Nixon steals record 6 bases for Braves

    #TBT: Nixon steals record 6 bases for Braves

    MLB.com Jun 16
    Twenty-five years later, Otis Nixon still chuckles at the fact that his entry into Major League Baseball's record book was set up by an April Fools' Day trade that initially made him feel like he was on the wrong end of a prank.
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  • Morris to have right shoulder examined

    Morris to have right shoulder examined

    MLB.com Jun 16
    Reds reliever A.J. Morris exited Wednesday's 9-8 loss to the Braves at Turner Field in the bottom of the fifth inning with a right shoulder injury.
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  • The Walk Off: Braves' Freddie Freeman hits for first cycle in 2…

    The Walk Off: Braves' Freddie Freeman hits for first cycle in 2016

    Welcome to The Walk Off, the nightly MLB recap from Big League Stew. Here we'll look at the top performers of the night, show you a must-see highlight and rundown the scoreboard. First, we start with a game you need to know about. Atlanta Braves first b…
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  • Braves rally in 13th to walk off vs. Reds

    Braves rally in 13th to walk off vs. Reds

    MLB.com Jun 16
    Freddie Freeman hit the first cycle of the 2016 season on Wednesday night, but Chase d'Arnaud sealed the Braves' win with a walk-off single in the bottom of the 13th inning to help the Braves outlast the Reds 9-8 at Turner Field.
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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.