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1 hr ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

Talking Chop

How's it Haranging: An in-depth query into the nature of the results achieved by Aaron Harang

How has Aaron Harang managed such extraordinary results, for what was essentially looked at as a scrap heap desperation pickup? To say nobody expected much out of Aaron Harang is a fairly massive understatement.

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

Talking Chop

Braves Daily News Digest: 4/15

This seemed like a pretty typical game after 7 innings. Once it got to the 8th, things went completely off the rails.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Craig Kimbrel, Dan Uggla, Evan Gattis, Andrelton Simmons, Luis Avilan

Philly.com

The meaning of Braves 9, Phils 6

THE TEMPTATION in these April games is to zoom out a little too much. After a winter without baseball and a month of the Grapefruit League, you can't help but bury yourselves neck-deep in the entrails of each game in a desperate search for some kind of deeper understanding.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Domonic Brown, B.J Rosenberg, Luis Avilan, Dan Uggla

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Atlanta Braves

Floyd, Minor remain on target for returns

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

CBS Sports

Scott White chat transcript

Athletics manager Bob Melvin said Monday that pitcher Scott Kazmir will not have his next start skipped, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

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Related Topix: Sports, Scott White, Baseball Players, Koji Uehara, Bryan Price

Talking Chop

Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap: 4/13

The Bulls finished off a sweep of Gwinnett yesterday by completely shutting down the Braves ' offense.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Ernesto Mejia

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Philadelphia Phillies

Hernandez out to outduel Santana, cool off Braves

Braves right-hander Ervin Santana was literally in the zone during his first start in an Atlanta uniform, setting a Major League record by firing 20 consecutive strikes to begin the game against the Mets on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball

SavannahNow

Sand Gnats rally, sweep Rome Braves

After being stymied for five innings by major league pitcher Mike Minor, the Savannah Sand Gnats scored six runs in the final two innings to surge past the Rome Braves 6-2 on Sunday and sweep the four-game series in Class A South Atlantic League action at State Mutual Stadium.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Atlanta Braves

Sweep-seeking Braves like chances with Harang

The last time Braves starter Aaron Harang faced the Nationals, he enjoyed a banner day.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Craig Kimbrel, Jayson Werth, Ryan Zimmerman, Adam LaRoche

BleacherReport

Playing Fact or Fiction with All 30 MLB Team's Early-Season Records

As a fun way to put each team's early-season records into perspective, I extrapolated their current winning percentage out over a full 162 games in order to see how they would be projected to finish if they kept up their current pace.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Bronson Arroyo, Addison Reed, Kris Medlen, Brandon Beachy, Anthony Rizzo

Fri Apr 11, 2014

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Upton's RBI in 10th wins it for Braves

Upton 's RBI in 10th wins it for Braves ATLANTA - It's tough to stop Justin Upton when he gets on a roll.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Bryce Harper, Washington Nationals, Major League Baseball, Jordan Schafer, Luis Avilan

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Rant Sports

Justin Upton's Big Night Is Great News For Atlanta Braves

Ladies and gentlemen, Justin Upton has arrived for the Atlanta Braves . After getting off to a slow start to begin the season, Upton delivered a monster performance with his bat against the New York Mets to officially declare an end to his struggles.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, New York Mets, David Hale

Rant Sports

2014 Season To Test Managerial Skills of Fredi Gonzalez

In his first three seasons as manager of the Atlanta Braves , Fredi Gonzalez won 89 games or more each year.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Craig Kimbrel, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Dan Uggla

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