This is the September 17, 2013 news archive. View today's Braves rumors and news.
Freddy Garcia gave the Braves exactly what they wanted as he produced seven strong innings in Tuesday's nightcap. But the veteran hurler's effort went unrewarded as the Braves were once again baffled by Tanner Roark in a 4-0 loss to the Nationals.Share Tweet
Tanner Roark threw seven shutout innings, and the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 4-0 to sweep a day-night doubleheader Tuesday, ensuring the Braves leave Washington without the NL East title.Share Tweet
Nationals sweep twin bill behind Roark's gemThe Nationals are doing everything they can to stay in the Wild Card race. In the second game of a day-night doubleheader, right-hander Tanner Roark pitched a gem as Washington defeated the Braves, 4-0, at Nationals Park on Tuesday night, completing a t…Share TweetNationals outfielder Denard Span extended his hitting streak to 28 games on Tuesday night against the Braves, bypassing Colorado's Michael Cuddyer for the longest hitting streak in the Major Leagues this season.Share TweetThe flags at Nationals Park flew at half-staff Tuesday morning. As the city tried to heal from Monday's shooting at the Naval Sea Systems Command headquarters, the Nationals and Braves also tried to move on.Share Tweet
Braves mulling over course of action for HeywardJason Heyward remains hopeful that he will return to Atlanta's lineup before the regular season concludes. But, as he spoke to reporters before Tuesday's doubleheader against the Nationals, he did not know exactly how he would continue his rehab process…Share Tweet
Collapsing Rangers threatening to join list of recent choke teamsCNNSI.com Sep 17, 2013The Rangers are in the midst of a collapse and are threatening to join a growing list of recent teams that gagged away playoff spots.Share Tweet
SweetSpot TV: NL Playoff TalkSep 17Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield discuss teams that are in the hunt for the playoffs in the National League.
Nationals Rally To Take Game 1Sep 17The Washington Nationals scored three runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to beat the Atlanta Braves 6-5 in the opening game of a doubleheader.
Nats Sweep Doubleheader With BravesSep 17Tanner Roark tossed seven scoreless innings to improve to 7-0 and lifted the Nationals to a 4-0 win over the Braves.