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In the coldest Major League game played in Colorado, the ball was flying like a balmy midsummer slugfest. Atlanta scored all of its runs on a trio of long balls, besting the Rockies, 4-3, in a game where the temperature never climbed out of the 20s.Share Tweet
ESPN.com Apr 23, 2013Baseball's hottest teams played in Coors Field's coldest weather.Share Tweet
Pastornicky recalled as Braves cover for HeywardMLB.com Apr 23, 2013With Jason Heyward undergoing a smooth appendectomy Monday night, the Braves on Tuesday placed him on the 15-day disabled list and called up shortstop Tyler Pastornicky from Triple-A Gwinnett.Share TweetAtlanta Braves right fielder Jason Heyward was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday after an appendectomy.Share Tweet
10 Minutes With Braves Pitcher Paul Maholmgrantland.com Apr 23, 2013"There was a start last June, in Arizona, and ... " Paul Maholm started to laugh before I could finish the sentence. In general, the first 14 start...Share Tweet
The GM's Office: Mark Of A MasterApr 23Braves GM Frank Wren stops by the GM's Office to break down how he pulled off the deals to get brothers Justin and B.J. Upton.
Braves Hold Off Rockies In Game 1Apr 23Justin Upton hits his 10th home run in the Braves' win.
Buster Blog: Heyward Has AppendectomyApr 23Buster Olney blogs about Atlanta OF Jason Heyward's appendectomy, 1B Freddie Freeman's return from the DL, and C Brian McCann's rehab from offseason shoulder surgery.
Upton Brothers Hit Back-To-Back HomersApr 23Brothers B.J. and Justin Upton hit back-to-back homers, leading the Braves to a sweep of the Rockies in a day-night doubleheader.