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21 hrs ago | Marlin Maniac

Marlins vs. Braves Series Preview: Can the Fish Continue Their 2014 Dominance of Atlanta?

Aug 27, 2014; New York, NY, USA; Atlanta Braves right fielder Jason Heyward is greeted in the dugout by teammates after hitting a home run against the New York Mets during the first inning of a game at Citi Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jason Heyward, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Christian Bethancourt, Evan Gattis, Todd Cunningham

21 hrs ago | 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, Jonny Venters, Baseball Players, Craig Kimbrel, Jason Heyward, Andrelton Simmons

Yesterday | FakeTeams

Roto Roundup: Javier Baez, Mike Minor, Carlos Carrasco and others

Ray highlights some of the top fantasy performers from Thursday's roto action, including Mike Minor, Drew Smyly, Javier Baez and others.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Carlos Carrasco, Drew Smyly, Tim Lincecum, Sergio Romo, George Springer

Yesterday | New York Post

Curtis Granderson is only starting because of Mets cheapness

There is a track record that is much better than Curtis Granderson has shown in his first year in Queens throughout which he has become another example of a Mets' free-agent signee gone wrong.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Curtis Granderson, Jason Bay, Matt den Dekker, Kirk Nieuwenhuis

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Miami Herald

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, Lucas Duda, Baseball Players, Andrelton Simmons, Travis D'Arnaud, Eric Campbell

Sports Media 101

Mets 101 Game Preview: Atlanta Braves at New York Mets

Mets 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the New York Mets as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Atlanta Braves, Jonathon Niese

BleacherReport

Key X-Factors That Will Determine Atlanta Braves' Pennant Race Fate

The Atlanta Braves spent much of this season in first place in the NL East, but their struggles in the second half, combined with a surge from the Washington Nationals , has them hoping to stay competitive for a Wild Card spot.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Freddie Freeman, Dan Uggla, Jordan Schafer, Chipper Jones

Metsblog.com

What's on Tap for Thursday, August 28

The Mets and Braves will play the rubber game of their three-game series at 7:10 pm ET on Thursday at Citi Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Zack Wheeler, Josh Edgin, David Wright, Daniel Murphy

Atlanta Braves

Minor sets out for series win as Braves chase playoffs

After a breakout 2013, lefty starter Mike Minor has been inconsistent at best for the Braves this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Billy Hamilton, David Wright, Daniel Murphy, Zack Wheeler, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Republic

Heyward leadoff homer helps Braves beat Mets 3-2

Jason Heyward hit a leadoff home run off Zack Wheeler, Julio Teheran won his third straight start and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 3-2 Wednesday night to stop a three-game losing streak.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jonny Venters, Jason Heyward, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Ruben Tejada

The Miami Herald

Heyward leadoff homer helps Braves beat Mets 3-2

Commissioner Jose "Pepe" Diaz dances with Ileana Quevedo, employee of IKEA during the opening ceremony of IKEA in Sweetwater on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Ruben Tejada, Jonny Venters, Freddie Freeman, Craig Kimbrel

ABC News

Heyward Leadoff Homer Helps Braves Beat Mets 3-2

Jason Heyward hit a leadoff home run off Zack Wheeler, Julio Teheran won his third straight start and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 3-2 Wednesday night to stop a three-game losing streak.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Ruben Tejada, Jonny Venters, Jason Heyward, Freddie Freeman

Talking Chop

Braves Daily News Digest: 8/27

I'm no expert, but it's good to get runners on base, correct? Correct. But what's NOT good is when a batter hits into a double play, causing both the runner and batter to be out.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Alex Wood, Dillon Gee, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Tomahawk Take

The B.J. Upton Trade That Wasn't Revisited

B.J. Upton 's stay in Atlanta has been without exception a disaster. The crescendo to trade him grew steadily over this season and shortly after the deadline we learned a deal was close but never materialized.

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Related Topix: Sports, B.J. Upton, Baseball Players

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Atlanta Braves

Braves miss out on chance to gain in Wild Card

The Braves got another great performance from a starting pitcher on Saturday night at Great American Ball Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Mike Leake, Zack Cozart, Aroldis Chapman

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Alabama Live

Alabama Sports

Upton hit a two-run homer in the 12th inning Friday night, rallying the Atlanta Braves to a 3-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds after left-hander Mike Minor came up four outs short of quite the gem.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Craig Kimbrel, Mike Leake, Zack Cozart, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Cincinnati Reds

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Red Reporter

Reds get a hit, still lose. ATL 3, CIN 1.

Billy Hamilton got the hit the broke up the would-be no-hitter in the 8th inning, added another single in the 11th, swiped 3 bags, and made a saucy catch to rob Jason Heyward of a hit in the Top of the 4th.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Aroldis Chapman, Kris Negron, Billy Hamilton, Jason Heyward, Brandon Phillips

Cincinatti Reds

Latos looks to turn things around vs. Braves

Following a rough outing on Aug. 1 that resulted in Mike Minor's ERA ballooning up to 5.42, the Braves decided to skip the lefty's turn in the rotation.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Freddie Freeman, Alex Wood, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Mike Leake, Bryan Price

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Braves beat Reds 8-0 for 6th win in last 7

Atlanta's rallies came so often and went so long that manager Fredi Gonzalez worried his starter would lose his touch while sitting on the bench.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Aroldis Chapman, Freddie Freeman, Cincinnati Reds, Jason Heyward

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Tomahawk Take

Series Preview: Atlanta Braves vs Cincinnati Reds

The Braves will gladly stroll into Cincinnati with their heads held high they were one misplay away from sweeping two good teams in a row in hilaroius fashion, with all their offensive woes, having outscored the A's and Pirates 25 to 17. Of course we were capitalizing on two teams who have had problems as of late.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mike Leake, Aroldis Chapman, Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds, Major League Baseball, Joey Votto

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