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8 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Justin Upton Carrying Braves' Inconsistent Offense Back into Playoff Contention

Justin Upton is doing his best to ignite the Braves inconsistent lineup and push the club toward another playoff berth.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Justin Upton, Atlanta Braves, Pittsburgh Pirates

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LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Reeling A's left in 'funk' with 4-3 loss to Braves

Oakland Athletics catcher Derek Norris , pitcher Jon Lester and manager Bob Melvin plead their case to umpire Ted Barrett after an infield line drive and error allowed Atlanta Braves' Justin Upton to advance from first base to third base during the second inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, in Atlanta.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Oakland Athletics, Jon Lester, Derek Norris, Atlanta Braves

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Chicago Cubs

Minor outduels Lester as Braves sweep A's

If this was a glimpse of what Mike Minor might have to offer over the next six weeks, the Braves have reason to feel optimistic about their future, which was brightened on Sunday night when they completed a three-game sweep with a 4-3 win over the A's.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Freddie Freeman, Alex Wood, Nate Freiman, Jonny Gomes

BleacherReport

Atlanta Braves: Those Players Trying to Save Their Jobs for 2015

Through a down second half , the Atlanta Braves are not out of the 2014 playoff picture just yet, but it couldn't hurt to take a first peek at some possible roster moves for 2015.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Craig Kimbrel, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Evan Gattis, Jason Heyward

SFGate

Josh Reddick not in Aa s lineup; Craig...

Josh Reddick wasn't going to start one of these games against a lefty at Atlanta so he's getting tonight's game to rest, at least initially; he is certainly available to pinch hit or play defense whenever needed.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players

Oakland Athletics

Lester looks to help A's reclaim first in finale

Jon Lester has not disappointed since being acquired by the A's hours before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Jonny Venters, Baseball Players, Oakland Athletics

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Johnson, Teheran, Braves hand A's 4th loss in row

Chris Johnson drove in two runs with three hits, Julio Teheran threw six strong innings and the Atlanta Braves edged the suddenly struggling Oakland Athletics 4-3 on Saturday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Julio Teheran, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Oakland Athletics, Stephen Vogt

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Swingin' A's

Athletics Travel to the Home of the Braves

Aug 14, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman shakes hands with catcher Gerald Laird after scoring a run against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the fourth inning at Turner Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, San Diego Padres, Aaron Harang, Sonny Gray

Talking Chop

Series Preview: Braves Vs. Athletics

There have been a lot of handshakes and high-five in the Oakland A's camp this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, Jon Lester, Sonny Gray, Jeff Samardzija, Josh Donaldson

Wed Aug 13, 2014

BleacherReport

Braves Grades at the 2014 Three-Quarter Mark

As we arrive at the three-quarter mark in the 2014 baseball season, let's take a look at how the different parts of the Atlanta Braves measure up.

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

Talking Chop

Braves Daily News Digest: 8/13

In a game where Mike Minor can give you 6.2 innings of work while allowing just three-runs, you need to capitalize on that.

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

BleacherReport

Yasiel Puig Angrily Flips Bat and Nearly Hits Matt Kemp in On-Deck Circle

There are happy bat flips and angry bat flips. Matt Kemp is now very aware of this.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Kemp, Baseball Players, Yasiel Puig

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Haren, Dodgers beat hapless Braves again, 4-2

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Dan Haren follows through with a pitch in the second inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, in Atlanta.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Dee Gordon, Dan Haren, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Atlanta Braves, Matt Kemp

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Lasorda's Lair

Bloop Power, Barney's Defense, Back Effective Haren as Dodgers Defeat The Braves Again

Aug 12, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers left fielder Matt Kemp celebrates a victory against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Kemp, Baseball Players, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Freddie Freeman, Atlanta Braves, Dan Haren

The Washington Post

Baseball Capsules

Dan Haren pitched six solid innings and sparked the go-ahead rally with a single, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to another win over the skidding Atlanta Braves, 4-2 on Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dan Haren, Baseball Players, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Atlanta Braves, B.J. Upton, Carl Crawford

Laguna Niguel News

Gonzalez, Gordon get night off in Atlanta

The Dodgers used newly-acquired right-hander Kevin Correia to give each of their starting pitchers an extra day's rest this week.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players

Atlanta Braves

After having start skipped, Minor faces Dodgers

It'll be the Braves' Mike Minor facing the Dodgers' Dan Haren on Tuesday night in the second game of a four-game set at Turner Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Juan Uribe, Major League Baseball, Atlanta Braves

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Rant Sports

Atlanta Braves Will Not Make MLB Postseason

The 2014 season did not start in a promising way for the Atlanta Braves . They lost key pitchers in Spring Training and really couldn't have been given much of a chance to dominate the year like they did in 2013.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Andrelton Simmons, Evan Gattis

ABC News

Correia Wins Dodgers Debut, Beats Braves

Kevin Correia won in his debut with the Dodgers, outpitching All-Star Julio Teheran and leading Los Angeles over the slumping Atlanta Braves 6-2 on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, National League East, Julio Teheran, Atlanta Braves

Tomahawk Take

Moving BJ Upton - New Info and Analysis

August 3, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Edwin Jackson pitches the first inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, B.J. Upton, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Los Angeles Dodgers, Dan Uggla

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