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9 hrs ago | Washington Nationals

Nats look to move closer to East title in Atlanta

The Nationals lead the Braves by a 10 1/2-game margin in the National League East, but that doesn't make this three-game series between the rivals any less important. Both squads have plenty of motivation.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Stephen Strasburg, Baseball Players, Ervin Santana, Ian Desmond, Jayson Werth

Fri Sep 12, 2014

CBS Local

Holland, Rangers Welcome Braves In Interleague Play

After losing each of their first six interleague games against the Braves, the Rangers have won six of the last nine meetings between the teams. The Braves have not hit multiple home runs once over their last 20 games -- the longest active streak in the majors.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Derek Holland, Elvis Andrus, Leonys Martin, Atlanta Braves

Talking Chop

Braves Daily News Digest: 9/12

Evan Gattis or Christian Bethancourt. This is the question Braves fans, media, coaches and front office members alike will be asking themselves as the offseason creeps up on us.

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

Tomahawk Take

Atlanta Braves Freddie Freeman Celebrates Early

Aug 10, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman prepares to bat against Washington Nationals starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez in the first inning of their game at Turner Field. The Braves won 3-1.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Chipper Jones, Tim Hudson, Brian McCann

Talking Chop

Braves Daily News Digest: 9/12

Evan Gattis or Christian Bethancourt. This is the question Braves fans, media, coaches and front office members alike will be asking themselves as the offseason creeps up on us.

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

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Tomahawk Take

Atlanta Braves Freddie Freeman Celebrates Early

Aug 10, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman prepares to bat against Washington Nationals starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez in the first inning of their game at Turner Field. The Braves won 3-1.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Chipper Jones, Tim Hudson, Brian McCann

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Washington Times

Nationals still can't sweep Braves, but remain in good shape

The Washington Nationals woke up Wednesday with a chance to do something they had not done since Aug. 31, 2008: sweep the Atlanta Braves at home. They packed their bags for New York at the end of the night with many positives in hand.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Bryce Harper, Stephen Strasburg, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Danny Espinosa

The Washington Post

Drew Storen provides drama-free relief in closer role

Drew Storen has provided welcome relief over the last three games for Nationals fans who prefer their ninth innings drama-free. Storen, who has served as the Nationals closer since struggling Rafael Soriano was removed from the role on Friday, has nailed down three saves in three opportunities while pitching three perfect innings with six strikeouts this week.

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Related Topix: Sports, Drew Storen, Baseball Players, World News

Tue Sep 09, 2014

HeraldNet

Mariners' Ackley: MRI confirms bone spurs are causing ankle problems

Seattle Mariners left fielder Dustin Ackley appears likely to be sidelined for at least a few more days after a magnetic resonance imaging exam confirmed bone spurs are again causing problems in his left ankle. Ackley left Saturday's game at Texas because his ankle stiffened up and limited his mobility.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dustin Ackley, Baseball Players, Seattle Mariners, Major League Baseball, Michael Saunders, Felix Hernandez, Trevor Rosenthal

Sun Sep 07, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Nick Tavares: Are the Atlanta Braves dangerous or done?

Well behind the Washington Nationals in the National League East, the Atlanta Braves are wrestling with that question - seeming just as likely to sputter along as they are to fall apart completely. They had an eventful week, being shut out twice by the last-place Phillies and limping into a series with the Marlins this weekend.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Kris Medlen, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Atlanta Braves, Andrelton Simmons

Sat Sep 06, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Braves beat Marlins 4-3 in 10 innings

Evan Gattis hit a leadoff homer in the 10th inning to give the Atlanta Braves a 4-3 victory over the Miami Marlins on Saturday night. Gattis drove the first pitch from Bryan Morris to the top of the wall in center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brad Hand, Evan Gattis, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Alex Wood

The Times

Gattis' 10th-inning homer lifts Braves over Marlins, 4-3

Evan Gattis hit a leadoff homer in the 10th inning to give the Atlanta Braves a 4-3 victory over the Miami Marlins on Saturday night. Gattis drove the first pitch from Bryan Morris to the top of the wall in center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brad Hand, Evan Gattis, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Alex Wood

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Braves beat Marlins 4-3 in 10 innings

Miami Marlins runner Christian Yelich and Atlanta Braves second baseman Tommy Le Stella watch to see if Le Stella was able to make a double play during the first inning of a baseball game in Miami, Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brad Hand, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Evan Gattis, Alex Wood

Fri Sep 05, 2014

Atlanta Braves

Kimbrel dons golden cleats for good cause

The eyes of the baseball world have been on Craig Kimbrel as he has spent the past few years mixing jaw-dropping breaking balls with high-octane fastballs. Over the course of the next few weeks, these eyes will also be drawn to the gold cleats that Kimbrel will wear to raise awareness in the fight against pediatric cancer.

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

Fish Stripes

Fish Bites: Miami Marlins' Andrew Heaney learning from initial experience

Marlins top pitching prospect Andrew Heaney is going to apply what he learned is his first major league stint to his second shot facing MLB hitters. Plus links on Garrett Jones, Jarred Cosart, and Giancarlo Stanton.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jarred Cosart, Baseball Players, Alex Wood, Dan Uggla, Florida Marlins, Major League Baseball

Wed Sep 03, 2014

The Miami Herald

Braves break out with 7-4 win over Phillies

Rookie Christian Bethancourt had three hits in his return to the major leagues, including a fifth-inning single that helped the Atlanta Braves break out of their scoring slump in a 7-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Domonic Brown, Cesar Hernandez, Christian Bethancourt, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Atlanta Braves

Bethancourt provides reliable option behind plate

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Related Topix: Sports, Christian Bethancourt, Baseball Players, Gerald Laird, Evan Gattis, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Jason Motte

Atlanta Braves

Carpenter, Braves support Strikeout Cancer initiative

Braves reliever David Carpenter was one of the many Major Leaguers who took time on Tuesday to support Cardinals reliever Jason Motte's Strikeout Cancer campaign.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Motte, Gerald Laird, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball

Tomahawk Take

Atlanta Braves Prospect Update: J.R. Graham

Mississippi Braves relief pitcher J.R. Graham prior to an August 29, 2014 game at Huntsville, AL.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Julio Teheran

Mon Sep 01, 2014

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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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Domonic Brown, Baseball Players, Philadelphia Phillies, Atlanta Braves, Washington Nationals

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