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Braves Daily News Digest: 8/29
This has something Braves fans have been waiting to see all season: Mike Minor pitching well.
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.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
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)
Mon Aug 25, 2014
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)
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.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
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 .
Walden checks in with injured friend Richards
After Angels right-hander Garrett Richards' left knee buckled beneath him as he ran to cover first base on Wednesday against the Red Sox, causing him to be carted off the field in a stretcher, he received a text message from a good friend who happens to be a big league pitcher himself.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Knoxville News Sentinel
Upton's HR sends Braves over Reds 3-1 in 12th
Justin Upton hit a two-run homer in the 12th inning Friday night, rallying the Atlanta Braves to a 3-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds after left-hander Mike Minor came up four outs short of a no-hitter.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Pirates finally end losing streak by walking off against Braves
The Pirates got seven good innings from a returning Gerrit Cole and a key error from Justin Upton as they walked off against the Braves Wednesday, winning 3-2 and finally stopping their seven-game losing streak.
Oakland Athletics Week 20 Review
I'm going to keep this short, for two reasons. First, I was without Internet for a large percentage of this week due to a local power outage and so this is simply out of date now.
Atlanta Braves News: Morning Chop and Box Score 8/20
May 5, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Aaron Harang pitches in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Turner Field.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Atlanta Braves: Projecting Craig Kimbrel's legacy
There's no such thing a true, 100% automatic closer. However, the closest thing in today's game would have to be Craig Kimbrel of the Atlanta Braves.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
The Curious Case Of Chris Johnson
Chris Johnson signed a contract extension and then proceeded to stink up the joint immediately after signing.
Yanks Go Yard
Bomber Bites With Jumping Joe-David Robertson Set Up for Huge Payday
Aug 4, 2014; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees relief pitcher David Robertson pitches against the Detroit Tigers during the ninth inning of a game at Yankee Stadium.