This is the May 18, 2013 news archive. View today's Braves rumors and news.
The Atlanta Braves have been known for their admirable pitching depth, not only at the Major League level, but throughout their organization. They're going to require a show of that depth, now, and for some time to come.
Back-to-back blasts change fortunes in eighthUpdated May 18 Share TweetEvan Gattis added to his legend with a two-run, pinch-hit home run off Kenley Jansen, and Andrelton Simmons followed with a home run of his own to cap a three-run eighth inning that provided the Braves a 3-1 win over the Dodgers.Source: MLB.comShare TweetSo last night the Atlanta Braves played the Dodgers. They won, which was expected. What wasn't expected was ex-professional wrestler Jake "The Snake" Roberts making a cameo to lead everyone in singing "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" d…Source: deadspin.com
The Juice: Justin Upton helps Braves Slam the Dodgers; Paul Goldschmidt mashes two homers for ArizonaUpdated May 18 Share TweetThe Juice returns for season No. 6! It's almost eligible for free-agency! Stop by daily for news from the action, along with great photos, stats, video highlights and more. With their desired lineup intact for the first time in 40 games, the Atlanta Bra…Source: yahoo.com
Braves Rally For Late WinMay 18Powered by home runs from Evan Gattis and Andrelton Simmons, the Braves scored three runs in the eighth inning to defeat the Dodgers 3-1.
Braves' Bullpen IssuesMay 18Doug Glanville and Manny Acta discuss the Braves' bullpen issues after losing Eric O'Flaherty to a torn ulnar collateral ligament days after Jonny Venters had season-ending surgery.