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Saturday Sep 6 | Isportsweb.com

Should the Atlanta Braves axe Fredi Gonzalez?

As the days in the 2014 regular season dwindle down, the Atlanta Braves find themselves fighting to stay alive in the tight NL Wild Card race. The situation is still unsettled after Saturday, as Atlanta remains 5.5 games behind the Washington Nationals in the NL East and tied with the Milwaukee Brewers for the final playoff spot.

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

Thu Sep 04, 2014

Call to the Pen

Matt Harvey shutdown until spring training

Aug. 9, 2013; Phoenix, AZ, USA: New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey in the dugout against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Matt Harvey , who had Tommy John surgery last October, was hoping to be able to pitch during the 2014 season and he was quite happy to tell everyone about it.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Harvey, Baseball Players, Arizona Diamondbacks, Major League Baseball

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Kings of Kauffman

Triple Play Podcast: AL West, Royals Roster Moves, Gordon for MVP

On this week's episode of the Triple Play Podcast, Reese, Matt, and I talked quite a bit about the American League West.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Yu Darvish

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Tomahawk Take

8/31 Atlanta Braves Morning Chop

Aug 29, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Miami Marlins pinch hitter Jordany Valdespin reacts with his dugout after hitting a home run against the Atlanta Braves during the seventh inning at Turner Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Jarred Cosart, Andrelton Simmons

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Washington Times

Upton, Heyward spark Braves past Marlins

Justin 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, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Chris Hatcher, Mike Dunn, Jason Heyward, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball

St. Petersburg Times

46 up and 46 down

Petit set down the first eight Rockies hitters he faced Thursday, setting the record by striking out Charlie Culberson and drawing a standing ovation at AT&T Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Charlie Culberson, Mark Buehrle

Talking Chop

Braves Daily News Digest: 8/29

This has something Braves fans have been waiting to see all season: Mike Minor pitching well.

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

SFGate

Baseball notes, Aug. 28

David Montgomery, the Phillies' president and CEO since 1997, has taken a medical leave of absence, and former general manager Pat Gillick, the architect of the 2008 world-champion Phillies, will assume Montgomery's duties, the team said Thursday.

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The Miami Herald

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kris Medlen, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Craig Kimbrel, David Carpenter

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Washington Times

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

Mike Minor took a two-hit shutout into the eighth inning after hitting a double and single himself, leading the Atlanta Braves over the New York Mets 6-1 Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Freddie Freeman, Mike Minor, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Andrelton Simmons

The Winnipeg Free Press

Minor gets 2 hits, pitches neatly into 8th inning as Braves beat Mets 6-1

Mike Minor took a two-hit shutout into the eighth inning after hitting a double and single himself, leading the Atlanta Braves over the New York Mets 6-1 Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Freddie Freeman, Mike Minor, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Andrelton Simmons

Tomahawk Take

Jonny Venters Tears UCL Again

March 3, 2013; Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA; Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Jonny Venters throws a pitch during the fourth inning against the Detroit Tigers at ESPN Disney Wide World of Sports complex, Champion Stadium.

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

MSNBC

Jonny Venters re-tears elbow ligament, may need third Tommy John surgery

Braves left-hander Jonny Venters ' comeback from the second Tommy John elbow surgery of his career has been halted to due another torn ulnar collateral ligament.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Washington Post

Wheeler sharp, but Mets fall to Braves 3-2

Zack Wheeler pitched seven innings of four-hit baseball. It wasn't enough to secure the right-hander's seventh consecutive victory.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Craig Kimbrel, Lucas Duda, Ruben Tejada

ESPN

Heyward leadoff homer helps Braves beat Mets 3-2

The 24-year old would not sign with Atlanta in 2010 unless the Braves allowed him to remain in the infield.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Craig Kimbrel, Lucas Duda, Ruben Tejada

CBS Sports

More rumors

Just over a month left. It's crunch time. Here's our nightly roundup of all things Major League Baseball.

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Atlanta Braves

Teheran takes on Mets as Braves aim to even series

Nobody knows that better than the Braves right now, who are still in pursuit of the Nationals in the National League East and the Giants for the second NL Wild Card spot.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Ruben Tejada, Julio Teheran, Zack Wheeler, Shae Simmons

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Slumping Braves drop 3rd straight, 3-2 to Mets

Juan Lagares hit a two-run homer and ran down one ball after another in center field, sending Dillon Gee and the New York Mets to a 3-2 victory over the slumping Braves on Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cory Gearrin, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Jenrry Mejia, Ruben Tejada, Juan Lagares

Atlanta Braves

Seven Braves prospects set to compete in AFL

Kyle Wren, Edward Salcedo and Aaron Northcraft headline the list of seven Braves prospects who will compete in this year's Arizona Fall League.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Aaron Northcraft, Shae Simmons, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Tomahawk Take

Braves Minor League Standouts: Relievers

The Braves had a number of minor league relievers have excellent seasons in 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players

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