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1 hr ago | Tomahawk Take

Are the Atlanta Braves preparing to trade Evan Gattis this Winter?

Jun 7, 2014; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Atlanta Braves catcher Evan Gattis talks with assistant hitting coach Scott Fletcher against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Evan Gattis, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Arizona Diamondbacks, Christian Bethancourt, Brian McCann, Tim Hudson

2 hrs ago | Talking Chop

Baseball Fashion Debate

As a fan, do you prefer the high socks look to long pants? How about socks vs stirrups? What about the cap, do you like the Medlen straight and flat or a nice curve of the brim? Does watching a batter come to the plate in some sharp set of batting gloves do it for you more than seeing a guy like Gattis grab the bat and raw dog it?

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

7 hrs ago | Atlanta Braves

Braves focused on themselves, not other clubs

The Braves have been playing well as of late, entering Friday's game against the Reds having won six of seven.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Andrelton Simmons, Baseball Players, James Russell

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Times

Justin Upton's homer in 12th lifts Braves over Reds, 3-1

Justin 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 a no-hitter.

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

ESPN

J. Upton caps Braves rally after Minor no-hit bid

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, Mike Minor, Craig Kimbrel, Mike Leake, Zack Cozart, Major League Baseball, Cincinnati Reds

The Winnipeg Free Press

Billy Hamilton's single breaks up Mike Minor's no-hit bid with 2 outs in 8th

Atlanta Braves left-hander Mike Minor lost his bid for a no-hitter when Cincinnati's Billy Hamilton singled with two outs in the eighth inning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Minor, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball

Washington Times

Hamilton breaks up Minor's no-hit bid in 8th

Atlanta Braves left-hander Mike Minor lost his bid for a no-hitter when Cincinnati's Billy Hamilton singled with two outs in the eighth inning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Minor, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Billy Hamilton

CBS Local

Kevin Frandsen: Being a Bench Guy 'Probably the Toughest Thing in Baseball'

Kevin Frandsen #19 of the Washington Nationals makes a diving catch in the eighth inning against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on August 9, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Nationals, Major League Baseball

Talking Chop

Linuep, luck and streaky hitting

So I was doing some research recently on the Braves hitting and noticed that they'd faced fewer lefties than any other team in the league.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

Tomahawk Take

Arena Baseball

It's been the fashionable baseball topic to talk about, write about, and wring hands about: improving the 'pace of the game'.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kris Medlen, Major League Baseball

BleacherReport

5 Braves Under the Most Pressure to Step Up Down the Stretch

The Atlanta Braves have shown signs of life after an eight-game losing streak looked to severely damage their postseason hopes.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Heyward, Baseball Players, Julio Teheran

SFGate

A's and Angels gear up for a fantastic finish

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Sean Doolittle, Oakland Athletics

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Frisco Fastball

San Francisco Giants walk-off 3rd straight game-Bonds goes deep

I have had this particular post in mind all summer, waiting for August to roll around on the calendar, to recall what I consider to be the most exciting three-game series in AT&T Park history, all fifteen seasons of it, purely from the perspective of climactic endings.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball, National League, Baseball Players, Barry Bonds, Edgardo Alfonzo

Talking Chop

Braves Daily News Digest: 8/21

Well, at least they picked up the series win, right? There's a positive for you, because last night's late loss against the Pirates was a bit of a heartbreaker.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Jason Heyward, James Russell, Major League Baseball

Talking Chop

Series Recap: Braves at Pirates

It's hard to be mad about a series win, but this is one where the Braves were five outs away from a sweep.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Heyward, Andrelton Simmons, Starling Marte, Major League Baseball

The Miami Herald

Atlanta Braves

Teheran had lost three straight starts before beating Oakland on Saturday. He allowed two runs and four hits over six innings of that one to improve to 11-9 on the year to go along with a 3.06 ERA.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Julio Teheran, Cincinnati Reds, Johnny Cueto

Tomahawk Take

Should Atlanta Braves B.J. Upton Be Benched After Last Night?

Aug 20, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Atlanta Braves left fielder Justin Upton commits a two base error in front of center fielder B.J. Upton against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the ninth inning at PNC Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Pittsburgh Pirates, Baseball Players, Brian Jordan

Atlanta Braves

Uptons help support Jackie Robinson West team

Along with being among the many who have participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, B.J. Upton and Justin Upton can take pride in the fact that they are part of the group of Major Leaguers who have allowed many of the members of the Jackie Robinson West team to be joined by their parents at the Little League World Series.

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Related Topix: Little League, Sports, Major League Baseball

Athletics Nation

Oakland Athletics Week 20 Review

I'm going to keep this short, for two reasons. First, I was without Internet for a large percentage of this week due to a local power outage and so this is simply out of date now.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Craig Kimbrel, Josh Donaldson, Sam Fuld, James Shields

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Tomahawk Take

Atlanta Braves' Chipper Jones Accepts the ALS Challenge

September 25, 2012; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones is doused with champagne in the locker room after clinching a wild card playoff spot in the game against the Miami Marlins at Turner Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Chipper Jones, Major League Baseball

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