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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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Related Topix: Sports, Chris Young, Baseball Players

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

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Tomahawk Take

Christian Bethancourt Returns

Jul 18, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Braves catcher Christian Bethancourt stands on third base against the Philadelphia Phillies in the second inning at Turner Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Christian Bethancourt, Baseball Players

That Balls Outta Here

Hamels looks to follow Burnett's gem

Jul 19, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels pitches against the Atlanta Braves during the second inning at Turner Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddy Galvis, Baseball Players, Cole Hamels, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball, Bryce Harper

Talking Chop

Braves Daily News Digest: 8/26

It's time to shift things in gear for the playoff hunt. Can the Braves make it in? Judging by the results of that poll...eh.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Bryce Harper, Jason Heyward

The Miami Herald

Atlanta Braves

Wood has been tremendous this season for the Braves, going 9-9 with a 3.05 ERA. However, since moving to the rotation the 23-year-old left-hander has pitched to a 2.83 ERA and 1.14 WHIP.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Alex Wood, Lucas Duda, Ruben Tejada, New York Mets

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Cubbies Crib

Report: Cubs nixed Edwin Jackson, B.J. Upton trade

Aug 18, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Atlanta Braves center fielder B.J. Upton plays catch on the field before playing the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Starlin Castro, Major League Baseball, Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs

Atlanta Braves

Graham offers Braves options in role on mound

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Tomahawk Take

Trading Jason Heyward

Aug 22, 2014; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Atlanta Braves right fielder Jason Heyward bats during the second inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Heyward, Baseball Players, Freddie Freeman, Major League Baseball, Cincinnati Reds, Boston Red Sox, Adrian Gonzalez

Tomahawk Take

Atlanta Braves Prospects: Cody Martin and Aaron Northcraft

Mar 7, 2013; Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA; Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Aaron Northcraft throws against the Detroit Tigers during the top of the ninth inning of a spring training game at Champion Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Aaron Northcraft, Major League Baseball

BleacherReport

Handicapping NL's Hotly Contested Wild-Card Race with 1 Month Left

The National League wild-card race is shaping up to be one of the best playoff races in all of baseball.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, National League West, National League Central, San Francisco Giants, St. Louis Cardinals

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Atlanta Braves

Wood aims to give Braves another deep start vs. Mets

The Braves have expressed the desire to limit left-hander Alex Wood to an inning count around 175 as the 23-year-old goes through his first full Major League season.

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

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