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11 hrs ago | Tomahawk Take

Gavin Floyd gets Two More Starts - Then What?

The Braves currently have 44 men on their 40 man roster with five of those on the DL making the number for accounting purpose 39. Minor's return then just requires someone to move to Gwinnett.

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Related Topix: Sports, David Hale

16 hrs ago | Atlanta Braves

Hale faces Mets' Wheeler as Braves eye sweep

When the Braves and the Mets meet in Sunday's series finale, two Georgians take the hill hoping to forget their last outings in their own backyard.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, David Hale, Zack Wheeler, Julio Teheran, David Wright

20 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

Minor, Mejia help Gwinnett Braves beat Charlotte Knights

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. Mike Minor, making his fourth Major League rehab appearance of the season, allowed three runs on four hits over six innings, Ernesto Mejia added four RBIs and the Gwinnett Braves beat the Charlotte Knights 9-6 on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Tommy Hanson, Ernesto Mejia

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Braves pull Kimbrel, hold off Mets 7-5

Freddie Freeman had three hits and hustled his way through a weird play that brought the Braves two runs when the Mets were unable to challenge a costly incorrect call.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Ruben Tejada, Freddie Freeman, Craig Kimbrel, Travis D'Arnaud

The Washington Post

Braves pull Kimbrel, hold off Mets 7-5

Atlanta Braves' Justin Upton, right celebrates with teammate Jordan Schafer after hitting a three-run home run during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Saturday, April 19, 2014, in New York.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Ruben Tejada, Freddie Freeman, Craig Kimbrel, Jordan Schafer

Talking Chop

The Breakdown: Aaron Harang's great performance

Last night saw Aaron Harang continue his early season dominance. I share my thoughts on whether this is real or a mirage.

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

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Guerry Clegg commentary: Braves face tough decisions with injured pitchers returning

Ostensibly, the goal was merely to hold the starting rotation together with duct tape and bungee cords until help arrived.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Kris Medlen, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Washington Nationals, Tim Hudson

Rant Sports

Early Grades for Atlanta Braves' Starting Rotation and Bullpen

The Braves had several question marks in their rotation going into the season as they lost Kris Medlen for the season to elbow surgery and lost Mike Minor and Gavin Floyd to separate injuries.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kris Medlen, Craig Kimbrel, Baseball Players

Talking Chop

Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap: 4/18

A tough rehab start for Gavin Floyd, a walk-off win, and a pair of rainouts highlight Friday's minor league action.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Cincinnati Reds

CBS Sports

Fantasy First Pitch for Week 4

Fantasy Week 4 provides owners with the greatest bounty of two-start pitchers so far this season, but it's not necessarily the biggest collection of good two-start pitchers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, R.A. Dickey, Cole Hamels, A.J. Burnett, Julio Teheran, Brandon Maurer

CBS Sports

Al Melchior chat transcript

Angels third baseman David Freese told MLB.com Friday that he injured his hamstring during his last at-bat on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jason Vargas, Ricky Nolasco, Gavin Floyd, Martin Perez

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Atlanta Braves

Heyward's night off has nothing to do with Niese

"It's ironic this is the first day off," said Heyward, whose jaw was fractured when Niese's wayward fastball dented the right side of his face on Aug. 21. Manager Fredi Gonzalez decided to rest Heyward before he learned that this would have been the first time he'd face Niese since that scary at-bat.

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

Talking Chop

Series Recap: Braves and Phillies

Another series, another series win for the Atlanta Braves . They had an opportunity to sweep the Phillies yesterday and let it slip away by producing no offense against an injured A.J. Burnett .

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Craig Kimbrel, David Hale, Julio Teheran, Alex Wood, Luis Avilan

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Knights fall to Braves on dropped throw at plate

With one out in the fourth inning and Braves leadoff man Todd Cunningham on third, Tommy La Stella sent a sinking line drive into the outfield.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Todd Cunningham, Josh Phegley

New York Post

Braves' system an unsung model for success

When the subject of model franchises arises, we gravitate to the Cardinal Way or the Moneyball A's or whatever statistical jujitsu the Rays are doing to remain high-level contenders despite low payrolls.

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

Atlanta Braves

Harang looks to stay hot against rival Mets

Chris Young is ready to get his season started. A right quadriceps injury kept him out of the Mets' lineup for nearly three weeks, but he will finally retake his place in New York's lineup on Friday against Atlanta.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Jason Heyward, Daniel Murphy, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Miami Herald

Bob Brookover: One mistake was one too many for Lee and the Phillies

The night before Ryne Sandberg said the game begins with pitching and defense. Baseball, of course, is one of only two games - cricket is the other - in which the action is initiated by the defensive team, starting with the pitcher, but that's not what the Phillies manager was referencing.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Kris Medlen, Baseball Players, Cliff Lee, Evan Gattis, Julio Teheran

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Teddy Never Wins

District Daily: Nationals News 4/15

Frandsen, however, started in left field for the third consecutive game Monday night in the series opener against the Marlins.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Wilson Ramos, Kris Medlen, Brandon Beachy, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Ryan Zimmerman

Toronto Blue Jays

Justice: Braves a model of efficiency

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

CBS Sports

Roundup: Pedroia has no fracture in wrist; day to day

Mike Bolsinger has been called up and will make his MLB debut Saturday against the Rockies.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Craig Kimbrel, Aroldis Chapman, Clayton Kershaw, Adrian Beltre, Major League Baseball

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