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As Anthony Varvaro struggled to grip the baseball while being pelted by rain during the eighth inning at Citi Field on Friday night, Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez had no problem with umpiring crew chief Dale Scott's decision to continue playing through the ugly conditions.
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The Good: Over his last 11 games, Daniel Murphy is hitting .432 with six doubles.
The Atlanta Braves have continued playing excellent baseball since the completion of the Dodgers series on Sunday, as the team steamrolled right through the Minnesota Twins on their way to a 4 A1 2 game lead in the NL East over the Nationals.
Atlanta Braves' right-hander Brandon Beachy is slated to make a minor league injury rehab start for the Gwinnett Braves on Friday, May 24 at Coolray Field, a 7:05 PM game against the Toledo Mud Hens.
Tuesday night Evan Gattis came through again for the Braves, driving a Glenn Perkins slider into the left field seats with two out in the bottom of the ninth to tie the game, 4-4. Gattis has hit nine home runs this season, four have been tying or go-head shots in the eighth inning or later.
Just before rookie Evan Gattis sent a game-tying homer off into the left-field stands with two outs in the ninth inning on Tuesday night, Freddie Freeman got a taste of the excited anticipation many Braves fans have become very familiar with over the first quarter of the 2013 season.
First Pitch: 11:10 am CST TV: FSN Radio: K-TWIN, TIBN Know Thine Enemy: Talking Chop This Game is Too Freakin' Early: I know.
Mike Pelfrey struggled against the Atlanta Braves in his days with the New York Mets.
May 16, 2013; Miami, FL, USA; Cincinnati Reds right fielder Jay Bruce connects for a two run RBI double in the tenth inning against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park.
Ramiro Pena had a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in a four-run eighth inning, Jordan Schafer drove in two runs and the Atlanta Braves rallied against the Los Angeles Dodgers' beleaguered bullpen for a 5-2 victory on a rain-soaked Sunday.
Now that All-Star catcher Brian McCann and right fielder Jason Heyward have returned from their extended stints on the disabled list, Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez faces the challenge of finding playing time for Evan Gattis.
Upton smacked a no-doubt, go-ahead grand slam in the sixth inning that lifted the Atlanta Braves to an 8-5 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the opener of a three-game set.
Corbin allowed three hits in seven innings and joined Randy Johnson as the only left-handers in team history to win their first six starts, lifting the Diamondbacks to a 2-0 win over the Atlanta Braves.