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3 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Philadelphia Phillies

The Braves are 1 1/2 games off a wild card spot in the National League and still have hopes for an NL East title, as they sit six games behind the Washington Nationals.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Eovaldi outpitched by Wood as Marlins lose 1-0

"I feel like I misplaced some fastballs," Eovaldi said. "I missed that one to Gattis.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Chris Hatcher, Baseball Players, Alex Wood, Freddie Freeman, Atlanta Braves

Talking Chop

Braves Daily News Digest: 8/31

Donovan Solano hasn't exactly been the star of the Miami Marlins this season, but you wouldn't believe it with the way he killed the Braves last night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Emilio Bonifacio, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Atlanta Braves

Kimbrel joins short, elite list with 40th save

Craig Kimbrel joined yet another exclusive club when he notched his Major League-high 40th save to end Friday night's 5-2 win over the Marlins.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Alex Wood, Major League Baseball, Atlanta Braves

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Aiken Standard

Upton, Heyward spark Braves past Marlins

Justin Upton homered and had three RBIs, Jason Heyward drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 5-2 on Friday night for their third straight win.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Jonny Venters, Chris Hatcher, Mike Dunn, Jason Heyward

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Upton powers Braves to win over Marlins

Justin Upton is starting to make a late push for Most Valuable Player consideration in the National League .

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Related Topix: Sports, Chris Hatcher, Baseball Players, Mike Dunn, Freddie Freeman, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Andrelton Simmons

The Winnipeg Free Press

Upton drives in 3 runs, Heyward adds RBI single as Braves win 3rd straight

Upton homered and had three RBIs, Jason Heyward drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 5-2 on Friday night for their third straight win.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Jonny Venters, Jason Heyward, Chris Hatcher, Mike Dunn

Lasorda's Lair

Hot August Nights: Dodgers Swing into San Diego

Aug 12, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Dan Haren throws a pitch against the Atlanta Braves in the first inning at Turner Field.

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Talking Chop

Braves Daily News Digest: 8/29

This has something Braves fans have been waiting to see all season: Mike Minor pitching well.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Jonny Venters, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Jason Heyward, Andrelton Simmons

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Braves' Venters will need third Tommy John surgery if he hopes to pitch again

Jonny Venters and the Braves got the news they feared and hated to hear when an MRI exam showed the left-hander has again torn the reconstructed ulnar collateral ligament in his throwing elbow and will require a third Tommy John surgery if he hopes to pitch again.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jonny Venters, Kris Medlen, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, David Carpenter

Talking Chop

Braves Daily News Digest: 8/28

Andrelton Simmons added quite possibly the shiniest gem yet to his glimmering collection of defensive plays, and it came at a crucial point for the Braves .

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Related Topix: Sports, Jonny Venters, Kris Medlen, Freddie Freeman, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Andrelton Simmons

Faith and Fear in Flushing

Another Hard Landing

Faith and Fear in Flushing made its debut on Feb. 16, 2005, the brainchild of two longtime friends and lifelong Met fans.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Ruben Tejada, Freddie Freeman, Chipper Jones, Daniel Murphy

Wed Aug 27, 2014

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Simmons' dazzling play save Braves in 3-2 win

Simmons' dazzling play save Braves in 3-2 win NEW YORK -- Having already been victimized numerous times by the Gold Glove fielding of Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons, rookie New York Mets catcher Travis d'Arnaud knows there's only one thing to do when he hits a ball toward Simmons: Put his head down and run as hard as he can.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Ruben Tejada, Atlanta Braves, Andrelton Simmons, Major League Baseball

Amazin' Avenue

Final Score: Braves 3, Mets 2-Sigh

The Mets nearly came back to beat the Braves with Craig Kimbrel on the mound, but after getting two men on against him with nobody out in the ninth and down just one run, Terry Collins opted to have Wilmer Flores sacrifice bunt with Ruben Tejada on deck.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Ruben Tejada, Wilmer Flores, Eric Campbell, Zack Wheeler, Jason Heyward

The Miami Herald

Heyward leadoff homer helps Braves beat Mets 3-2

Commissioner Jose "Pepe" Diaz dances with Ileana Quevedo, employee of IKEA during the opening ceremony of IKEA in Sweetwater on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Ruben Tejada, Jonny Venters, Freddie Freeman, Mike Minor

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Heyward leadoff homer helps Braves beat Mets 3-2

Atlanta Braves' Jason Heyward, left, walks towards the dugout after hitting a solo home run in the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in New York.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jason Heyward, Ruben Tejada, Major League Baseball, New York Mets, Julio Teheran, Matt den Dekker

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Management

La Russa Agile Innovation #13 of 17: Channeling Pressure to Ease Pressure

What do Hall of Fame baseball managers like Connie Mack & John McGraw have in common with today's business leaders? Why are baseball managers better role models for management than corporate heroes like Jack Welch, Jamie Dimon & Bill Gates? And just what does Peter Drucker have to do with Oriole ex-manager Earl Weaver? Management consultant & ... (more)

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Cincinnati.com

Craig Kimbrel on Aroldis Chapman: 'He's ridiculous'

Craig Kimbrel on Aroldis Chapman: 'He's ridiculous' Braves closer Craig Kimbrel talked about how impressed he was watching Reds closer Aroldis Chapman over the weekend Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1p9qGNs Atlanta Braves closer Craig Kimbrel, one of the best closers in baseball every season since he won National League ... (more)

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Talking Chop

Braves Daily News Digest: 8/25

After being silenced in a 1-0 loss on Saturday, the Braves came up short again on Sunday, despite a late rally.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kris Medlen, Baseball Players, Logan Ondrusek, Aroldis Chapman, Gavin Floyd, Brian McCann

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Talking Chop

Braves offense lifeless in 1-0 loss.

The Braves lineup on Saturday night featured six hitters who are hitting below league average this season and gave the most at bats to Emilio Bonifacio and Andrelton Simmons .

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Andrelton Simmons, Mike Leake, Aroldis Chapman, Brandon Phillips

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