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3 hrs ago | 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

3 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

Pirates get off the schneid with win over Atlanta

The Pirates got a walk-off sacrifice fly from Gaby Sanchez Wednesday night to snap a seven game losing streak with a 3-2 win on the night their young ace returned to the mound.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Harrison, National League, Baseball Players, Jeff Locke, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Gerrit Cole, Alex Wood

5 hrs ago | Atlanta Braves

Braves consider next steps for Bethancourt, Peraza

Though they were both placed on the disabled list this week, Christian Bethancourt and Jose Peraza stand among the candidates who will be evaluated as the Braves decide who to add to their expanded roster in September.

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Related Topix: Little League, Sports, Major League Baseball

13 hrs ago | Talking Chop

Why does everybody think BJ Upton is good at defense?

I understand that defensive metrics are less than precise, but BJ has the worst Defensive Runs Saved and Ultimate Zone Rating on the team.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dan Uggla, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball

17 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Previewing the Atlanta Braves September Call-Ups

If the Atlanta Braves had a prospect worthy of a September call-up, he would already be up with the big league club.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, David Hale, Baseball Players, Shae Simmons

18 hrs ago | Teddy Never Wins

Nationals Go for Eighth in a Row Behind Stephen Strasburg

Aug 8, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg throws a pitch against the Atlanta Braves in the second inning at Turner Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Stephen Strasburg, Baseball Players

22 hrs ago | Talking Chop

Trying to figure out Tommy La Stella

Some things would be fairly obvious. Jason Heyward's excellence in the outfield.

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

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Braves jump on Liriano in 11-3 win over Pirates

There will come a time during the season when something clicks in Justin Upton and all the rest of the Atlanta Braves have to do is hop on and enjoy the ride.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Jason Heyward, Brandon Cumpton, Evan Gattis, Andrew McCutchen

Talking Chop

Braves sink Pirates for fifth straight win with 11-3 victory

Aaron Harang earned his 10th win for the Braves, who extended their winning streak to five games by easily beating the Pirates 11-3, sending them to their seventh straight loss.

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Related Topix: Sports, Andrelton Simmons, Baseball Players, Andrew McCutchen, Jason Heyward, Neil Walker, Major League Baseball

Isportsweb.com

Atlanta Braves: Projecting Craig Kimbrel's legacy

There's no such thing a true, 100% automatic closer. However, the closest thing in today's game would have to be Craig Kimbrel of the Atlanta Braves.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Craig Kimbrel, Mariano Rivera

Lasorda's Lair

Dodgers Resume Homestand with Kevin Correia on the Mound

Aug 11, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Kevin Correia pitches against the Atlanta Braves during the third inning at Turner Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Diego Padres, Zack Greinke, Baseball Players, Stephen Fife

Effingham Herald

Home crowd backing

Kenny and Cheryl Reddick were surrounded by several family members and friends as son Josh Reddick played at Turner Field for the first time as a major leaguer.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Reddick, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Oakland Athletics, Josh Donaldson, Sonny Gray

Boston.com

Oakland A's Looking for a Boost That Their Former Slugger and the Red Sox Can Deliver

Eric Wilbur is a Boston.com sports columnist who is still in awe of what Dana Kiecker pulled off that one time in Toronto.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Josh Reddick, Baseball Players, Oakland Athletics, Jon Lester, Los Angeles Angels, Opinion

Tomahawk Take

Alex Wood Shines in the Rotation

Aug 10, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Alex Wood is cheered by fans and greeted in the dugout after leaving the game against the Washington Nationals at Turner Field.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Bradenton.com

Braves use 6-run 1st to beat Pirates 7-3

The early outburst was enough for Ervin Santana, who allowed three solo homers among nine hits in 5 1-3 innings.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Heyward, Baseball Players, Andrelton Simmons, Major League Baseball, Pittsburgh Pirates, Neil Walker, Starling Marte

Rum Bunter

Andrew McCutchen Improbable Return Key for Pirates

Aug 11, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; A rubber duck sits on the hat of Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen after the Pirates defeated the Detroit Tigers in an interleague game at PNC Park.

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Tomahawk Take

Series Preview: Atlanta Braves vs Pittsburgh Pirates

The Braves have inevitably swept the Oakland A's, arguably one the best team in baseball this season after getting swept by arguably the worst in the San Diego Padres earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Randall Delgado, Tony Watson, Major League Baseball, Sonny Gray, Charlie Morton, Gerrit Cole

Tomahawk Take

The Atlanta Braves Should Pursue Rusney Castillo

The Next Big Thing from Cuba is likely to sign with a major league team this week as 27-year-old Rusney Castillo and his representatives are now going over the bids .

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jose Abreu

SILive.com

Atlanta Braves pitcher Anthony Varvaro takes one for the team in Ice Bucket Challenge

Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Anthony Varvaro stepped up to the plate in accepting Staten Island Advance sports columnist Cormac Gordon's invitation in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

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Atlanta Braves

Braves giving Gosselin time at second base

Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez has not said Tommy La Stella has lost his role as the club's everyday second baseman.

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