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3 hrs ago | NBC Los Angeles

Dodgers' Haren to Start Weekend Series Versus Padres

Dan Haren of the Los Angeles Dodgers throws a pitch in the second inning of the game against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on August 12, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dan Haren

7 hrs ago | Tomahawk Take

The Atlanta Braves Playoff Chase: Weekly Status Update

Aug 25, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Washington Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth reaches for baseball hit off the wall for a double by Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard in the fourth inning at Citizens Bank Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Washington Nationals, Jayson Werth, Baseball Players, Philadelphia Phillies, Ryan Howard, National League, National League Central

7 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, Mike Minor, Jason Heyward, Major League Baseball, Christian Bethancourt, Evan Gattis, Todd Cunningham

7 hrs ago | Call to the Pen

Braves' Jonny Venters facing third Tommy John surgery

Feb 16, 2014; Lake Buena Vistas, FL, USA; Atlanta Braves pitcher Jonny Venters smiles during spring training at Champion Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jonny Venters, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball

14 hrs ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

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

Atlanta Braves pitchers have always had a knack for being good at the plate, as well as on the mound.

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

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Atlanta Braves

Ervin tries to stay hot against visiting Marlins

The Marlins have not had a winning season since 2009, and they've finished last in the National League East three straight years.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players

Rant Sports

A Hot Emilio Bonifacio Would Be Huge for Atlanta Braves

The four-hit night that Emilio Bonifacio enjoyed for the Atlanta Braves against the New York Mets could be a much bigger deal than just this one game.

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Atlanta Braves

Johnson gets break amid hitting woes

Mired in a slump that has extended nearly three full weeks, Chris Johnson had no problem with the fact that he was not in Wednesday night's starting lineup.

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Related Topix: Sports, Zack Wheeler, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball

NBC Los Angeles

Dodgers' Ryu Could Return This Weekend

Pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu of the Los Angeles Dodgers throws a pitch in the second inning of the game against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on August 13, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Related Topix: Sports, Hyun-Jin Ryu, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Dan Haren

CBS Atlanta

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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, Jason Heyward, Baseball Players, Zack Wheeler, Julio Teheran, Major League Baseball, Freddie Freeman, Ruben Tejada

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, Mike Minor, Billy Hamilton, David Wright, Daniel Murphy, Zack Wheeler, Major League Baseball

Wed Aug 27, 2014

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Simmons' dazzling play save Braves in 3-2 win

Simmons' dazzling play save Braves in 3-2 win NEW YORK -- Having already been victimized numerous times by the Gold Glove fielding of Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons, rookie New York Mets catcher Travis d'Arnaud knows there's only one thing to do when he hits a ball toward Simmons: Put his head down and run as hard as he can.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Craig Kimbrel, Lucas Duda, Ruben Tejada, Andrelton Simmons, Major League Baseball

Sports Media 101

Atlanta Braves Shut Down Jonny Venters' Tommy John Rehab

Braves 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Atlanta Braves as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Related Topix: Sports, Jonny Venters, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball

Yanks Go Yard

Yankees Sign OF Chris Young To Minor League Deal

Jun 30, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; New York Mets left fielder Chris Young drives in a run with a sacrifice fly ball against the Atlanta Braves during the third inning at Turner Field.

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Talking Chop

On trading Evan Gattis, B.J. Upton, and building the Braves' future

They're only 1.5 games back of a wild card spot. This is a team that won 96 games just a year ago and has locked down quite a bit of its young talent with team-friendly contracts.

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Related Topix: Sports, Christian Bethancourt, Baseball Players, American League, Major League Baseball, Jason Heyward

Talking Chop

Revisiting the Braves' Major Offseason Transactions

Some can say that October is the most pivotal part of the baseball season. Others will argue that the July 31st Trade Deadline is the most important time in the MLB calender year.

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Related Topix: Sports, Brian McCann, Major League Baseball

Tomahawk Take

The Hottest Team in All of American Baseball

Jul 13, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; World infielder Jose Peraza beats the throw to USA first baseman D.J. Peterson in the first inning during the All Star Futures Game at Target Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Tommy La Stella, Elmer Reyes

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, Mike Minor, Alex Wood, Dillon Gee, Major League Baseball

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, Jonny Venters, Baseball Players, Aaron Northcraft, Shae Simmons, Major League Baseball

Rum Bunter

Stage Set for Gerrit Cole Against Cardinals

Aug 20, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Gerrit Cole pitches against the Atlanta Braves during the second inning at PNC Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Gerrit Cole, Pittsburgh Pirates, St. Louis Cardinals, Jason Heyward

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