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9 hrs ago | Isportsweb.com

Atlanta Braves land Russell, Bonifacio from Chicago Cubs

The Atlanta Braves improved their bullpen and bench on Thursday, acquiring left-handed reliever James Russell and utility player Emilio Bonifacio as well as cash considerations from the Chicago Cubs for prospect Victor Caratini just before the Jul. 30 trade deadline.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jonny Venters, Baseball Players, James Russell, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Emilio Bonifacio, Luis Avilan

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Isportsweb.com

Is Adam Wainwright a future Hall of Famer?

It seems to be common knowledge that some players across Major League Baseball are an easy choice as first ballot Hall of Famers, people like Derek Jeter , Ichiro Suzuki , Albert Pujols and Miguel Cabrera .

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Adam Wainwright, Albert Pujols, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball, Atlanta Braves, Tom Glavine

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Japan Times

Wada finally gets first win

After nine seasons in Japan and three years in the minor leagues, Cubs starter Tsuyoshi Wada finally picked up that elusive first major league victory.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Tsuyoshi Wada, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, John Baker, Nolan Arenado, Evan Gattis

Tomahawk Take

Series Preview: Braves vs Dodgers

The Braves are headed West, taking on the gargantuan roster and payroll of the Dodgers in a 3 game series that begins a test of sorts for the Braves.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Dee Gordon, Clayton Kershaw, Dan Uggla, Brian Wilson, Kenley Jansen

Tomahawk Take

Shae Simmons To DL, Juan Jaime Recalled

The Braves today placed RHP Shae Simmons on the 15-day DL with a right shoulder strain.

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Related Topix: Sports, Shae Simmons, Baseball Players

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Atlanta Braves

The Los Angeles Dodgers are back home for the next eight games and will try to stay atop the NL West standings Tuesday when they kick off a three-game series versus the Atlanta Braves.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Dee Gordon, Atlanta Braves, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Red Bluff Daily News

Santana, Gattis lead Braves to 2-0 win over Padres

Ervin Santana threw eight scoreless innings, Evan Gattis homered for the first time in more than a month and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Diego Padres 2-0 on Monday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Ervin Santana, Evan Gattis, San Diego Padres, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Recap: Atlanta vs. San Diego

Atlanta Braves right-hander Ervin Santana stifled the San Diego Padres and outdueled a former outfielder making his first major league start in Monday's 2-0 win at Turner Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, San Diego Padres

BleacherReport

Atlanta Braves Trade Rumors: Latest on David Price, B. J. Upton and More

With the race in the National League East tighter than ever, the Atlanta Braves need to make a move or two to shore up some holes on their roster.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, David Price, B.J. Upton, Atlanta Braves

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Newark Star-Ledger

Mets closer Jenrry Mejia has found success with uncommon approach

Tuesday night in Seattle, Jenrry Mejia completed a routine save chance against the Mariners.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jenrry Mejia, Kyle Seager, Travis D'Arnaud

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Braves' grab much-needed victory over Padres

Well, they did just that all the way through the lineup in the fourth inning of a 5-3 victory over the Padres on Saturday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Julio Teheran, Yasmani Grandal, Tommy La Stella

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Sportsnet.ca

MIA @ HOU8:10 pm ET

Miami has turned things around following a five-game losing streak by winning four of its last five.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Brad Hand, Houston Astros, Chris Johnson, Dallas Keuchel

The State

San Diego Padres

The Atlanta Braves try to get themselves right on Friday when they begin a four-game series with the San Diego Padres at Turner Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Diego Padres, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Atlanta Braves, Alex Wood, Jesse Hahn

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Washington Post

Saltalamacchia, Alvarez lead Marlins past Braves

Jarrod Saltalamacchia drove in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning, Henderson Alvarez won for the first time in three starts and the Miami Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Steve Cishek, Freddie Freeman, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Evan Gattis, Jason Heyward

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Rant Sports

5 Adjustments Atlanta Braves Must Make For Playoff Push

The Atlanta Braves have struggled as of late, falling to two games back of rival Washington Nationals in the National League East.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Atlanta Braves, Jordan Schafer, Jason Heyward

Philly.com

Bastardo could be Phillies' best trade chip

ON MAY 28 against the Colorado Rockies, Antonio Bastardo walked four of the five batters he faced.

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Related Topix: Sports, Domonic Brown, Baseball Players, Antonio Bastardo, Ryan Howard, Brian McCann, Cliff Lee

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Coastal Courier

Braves are in for the long haul

In 2008, the Atlanta Braves bottomed out. Just three years removed from the end of their remarkable stretch of 14 consecutive division titles, the Braves stumbled to a 70-92 record and a fourth place finish in the N.L. East.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Atlanta Braves, Jason Heyward, Martin Prado

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The News Tribune

Recap: Atlanta vs. Miami

Garrett Jones hit a go-ahead, two-run single in the top of the 10th inning as the Miami Marlins topped the Atlanta Braves, 3-1, in the opener of a four-game set.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Steve Cishek, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Julio Teheran

Bellingham Herald

Recap: Atlanta vs. Miami

Garrett Jones hit a go-ahead, two-run single in the top of the 10th inning as the Miami Marlins topped the Atlanta Braves, 3-1, in the opener of a four-game set.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Steve Cishek, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Julio Teheran, Jason Heyward

Talking Chop

Braves lose to Fish 3-1 in extras

Julio Teheran pitched an absolute gem and Andrelton Simmons made one of the best plays of his career but it was all for naught as the Braves lost 3-1 to the Marlins in their first game of a four game series.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Anthony Varvaro, Julio Teheran, Andrelton Simmons, Mike Dunn, Jason Heyward

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