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19 hrs ago | Bucs Dugout

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Gerrit Cole, Alex Wood, Andrew McCutchen, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball

20 hrs ago | Athletics Nation

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 First, I was without Internet for a large percentage of this week due to a local power outage and so this is simply out of date now.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Atlanta Braves, Josh Donaldson, Sam Fuld, James Shields

Wednesday | Tomahawk Take

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Atlanta Braves, St. Louis Cardinals, Washington Nationals, Jason Heyward

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Isportsweb.com

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Atlanta Braves, Mariano Rivera

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Talking Chop

The Curious Case Of Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson signed a contract extension and then proceeded to stink up the joint immediately after signing.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Julio Teheran, Jason Heyward, National League, Major League Baseball

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, David Robertson, Dellin Betances, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, Mariano Rivera, Rafael Soriano

MSNBC

Freddie Freeman mad that GN'R's "Welcome to the...

On Saturday the Braves did a throwback night to 1914. As part of it they nixed all of the loud music from over the P.A. including walkup music for the hitters and run-in music for closer Craig Kimbrel , relying on organ music instead.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players

BleacherReport

Atlanta Braves: Those Players Trying to Save Their Jobs for 2015

Through a down second half , the Atlanta Braves are not out of the 2014 playoff picture just yet, but it couldn't hurt to take a first peek at some possible roster moves for 2015.

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

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The State

Upton's 2-run HR helps Braves top Lester, A's 4-3

The Braves swept the three-game series, leaving the A's with a five-game losing streak, their longest of the season.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, American League West, American League, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Jon Lester, Atlanta Braves

Washington Nationals

Minor outduels Lester as Braves sweep A's

If this was a glimpse of what Mike Minor might have to offer over the next six weeks, the Braves truly did have reason to escape their series against the A's with great optimism about what lies ahead for the remainder of this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Anthony Varvaro

Sporting News

Freddie Freeman: Braves needed to ditch throwback theme for Kimbrel

The Braves traveled to 1914 with their turn-back-the-clock promotion Saturday. First baseman Freddie Freeman wanted to fast-forward to the present in a key spot in the game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The News Tribune

Recap: Atlanta vs. Oakland

Chris Johnson went 3-for-4 with a pair of RBI as the Atlanta Braves handed the suddenly slumping Oakland Athletics a fourth straight loss, a 4-3 setback at Turner Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Eric Sogard, Oakland Athletics, Andrelton Simmons

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Atlanta Braves

Gosselin starts as Simmons sits after dental work

Phil Gosselin got the start at shortstop for Atlanta on Friday night as the Braves opened their weekend series with the Oakland A's at Turner Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Andrelton Simmons, Jason Heyward, Tom Glavine, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball

Atlanta Braves

Braves players take Ice Bucket Challenge

The Ice Bucket Challenge is the hottest trend around the sports and entertainment world right now ... or is it the coolest? Friday afternoon at Turner Field, Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman, and several of his teammates, took turns participating in the charitable pursuit, in which they get an ice-filled cooler dumped over their heads.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Jason Heyward, Tom Glavine, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Amazin' Avenue

Mets Morning News: Another home loss to the Nationals, Harvey urged to ease up, Terry's returning

Ho-hum: It was another Mets loss to the Nationals at Citi Field-even though it looked like the streak would end.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jenrry Mejia, Major League Baseball, New York Mets

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Washington Post

Braves break 2-game skid with victory over Dodgers

Ervin Santana won his sixth straight start at Turner Field, Justin Upton drove in the go-ahead run in the fifth inning and the Atlanta Braves snapped a two-game skid with a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Dee Gordon, Ervin Santana, Atlanta Braves, Los Angeles Dodgers

Lasorda's Lair

Hyun-jin Ryu Injured in Loss to Braves on National Left-handers Day

Aug 13, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu reacts after injuring himself in the sixth inning of their game against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, Freddie Freeman, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Hyun-Jin Ryu, Atlanta Braves

The Wave

Final: Braves 3, Dodgers 2

Left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu left the game with an injury in the sixth inning as the Dodgers lost to the Atlanta Braves, 3-2, Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Hyun-Jin Ryu, Atlanta Braves, San Francisco Giants, Matt Kemp

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Wood leads Braves to 3-1 victory over Nationals

The Braves left-hander struck out a career-high 12 batters to lead the Braves to a 3-1 victory over the Nationals in a nationally televised game at Turner Field Sunday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Jayson Werth, Adam LaRoche, Ian Desmond

Talking Chop

Braves Daily News Digest: 8/12

Now that the Nationals have left town with a series loss, the Braves have now entered the 7-game home stretch against the Dodgers and A's and it hasn't gotten off to a good start, as Atlanta lost their 6th straight game against the Dodgers..

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Julio Teheran, Tommy La Stella, Andrelton Simmons, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Freddy Garcia

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