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19 hrs ago | 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, Baseball Players, Jonny Venters, Craig Kimbrel, Jason Heyward, Chris Hatcher, Mike Dunn

19 hrs ago | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Braves 5, Marlins 2

Upton - who has seven homers and 28 RBIs this month - finished 2-for-4 as the Braves moved within one game of San Francisco for the final National League wild-card spot and within 5 1 2 games of NL East leader Washington.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Craig Kimbrel, Chris Hatcher, Jason Heyward, Andrelton Simmons

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Atlanta Braves

Ervin tries to stay hot against visiting Marlins

The Marlins have not had a winning season since 2009, and they've finished last in the National League East three straight years.

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

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Minor's arm, bat lead Braves over Mets 6-1

New York Mets starter Jonathon Niese pitches against the Atlanta Braves in the first inning of a baseball game at Citi Field on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in New York.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Jonathon Niese, Jonny Venters, Mike Minor, Major League Baseball, New York Mets

Sporting News

Braves hanging in race thanks to bullpen, defense and gift of second wild card

It has been more than 20 years, so it is worth remembering the bill of goods that was sold to fans when the wild card was implemented to give baseball an additional round of playoffs, and strip away the necessity of actually finishing in first place in order to play in October.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Jason Heyward

BleacherReport

Key X-Factors That Will Determine Atlanta Braves' Pennant Race Fate

The Atlanta Braves spent much of this season in first place in the NL East, but their struggles in the second half, combined with a surge from the Washington Nationals , has them hoping to stay competitive for a Wild Card spot.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Dan Uggla, Jordan Schafer, Chipper Jones

BleacherReport

Atlanta Braves' 5 Best Prospects Who Won't Be Called Up This September

With that said, let's look at the top five prospects that Braves fans will have to continue to wait to see in Atlanta.

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

CBS Atlanta

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Jason Heyward hit a leadoff home run off Zack Wheeler, Julio Teheran won his third straight start and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 3-2 Wednesday night to stop a three-game losing streak.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Heyward, Baseball Players, Zack Wheeler, Julio Teheran, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Ruben Tejada

New York Post

Ruben Tejada comes up short in Mets in loss to Braves

Ruben Tejada boots a routine ground ball in the third inning of the Mets' 3-2 loss to the Braves Wednesday night at Citi Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Ruben Tejada, Lucas Duda, Craig Kimbrel, Andrelton Simmons, Eric Campbell

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Miami Herald

Sensational Simmons helps Braves hang on for 3-2 win over Mets

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, Craig Kimbrel, Ruben Tejada, Travis D'Arnaud, Juan Lagares, Jason Heyward

SILive.com

Zack Wheeler in showdown versus Braves

Julio Teheran is among the Atlanta Braves' most promising pitchers and Zack Wheeler is looking every bit like one for the New York Mets.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Zack Wheeler, Julio Teheran, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, New York Mets

Tue Aug 26, 2014

New York Daily News

Mets Insider: Daniel Murphy sits with sore calf

Terry Collins called the injury a 'small strain' and said Murphy, who expected to be examined by a doctor before Tuesday's game, could possibly play Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Daniel Murphy, David Wright, Jeurys Familia

Rising Apple

Game Recap: Gee Solid as Mets Top Braves, 3-2

In the opening of their three-game set in Queens, the Mets held on to defeat the Braves by a score of 3-2.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jenrry Mejia, Ruben Tejada, Dillon Gee, Travis D'Arnaud, Juan Lagares

SILive.com

New York Mets brace for Braves

Alex Wood wants to be known as an elite pitcher, and Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez believes he has the tools to accomplish that goal.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Major League Baseball, New York Mets, Alex Wood, Atlanta Braves, Dillon Gee

Talking Chop

Braves Daily News Digest: 8/26

It's time to shift things in gear for the playoff hunt. Can the Braves make it in? Judging by the results of that poll...eh.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Bryce Harper, Jason Heyward, Atlanta Braves

Mon Aug 25, 2014

BTF's Baseball Primer

Boston Herald: Stanton not only choice

Gammo said they're not trading the guy anyway. Then again, it was in the middle of claiming Loria was great for baseball in Florida, so.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Jason Heyward

Tomahawk Take

Trading Jason Heyward

Aug 22, 2014; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Atlanta Braves right fielder Jason Heyward bats during the second inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Heyward, Baseball Players, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Cincinnati Reds, Boston Red Sox, Adrian Gonzalez

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Miami Herald

Simon turns in solid start in Reds win over Braves

Roger Federer, above, is 19-2 since the French Open and has reached four consecutive finals, and he will not have to face Rafael Nadal at the U.S. Open after the Spaniard withdrew.

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Related Topix: Sports, Logan Ondrusek, Zack Cozart, Baseball Players, Tennis Players, More Sports, Roger Federer, Tennis, French Open, Rafael Nadal

Atlanta Braves

Wood aims to give Braves another deep start vs. Mets

The Braves have expressed the desire to limit left-hander Alex Wood to an inning count around 175 as the 23-year-old goes through his first full Major League season.

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

Cincinnati.com

Aroldis Chapman: Put me in, coach

Aroldis Chapman: Put me in, coach " wasn't saying that he can go, but that he will go," said Reds manager Bryan Price.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Aroldis Chapman, Bryan Price, Colorado Rockies, Major League Baseball

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