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6/25/2016 | Hero in a pinch! Johnson's HR lifts Mets in 11th

Julio Teheran and Jacob deGrom waged an impressive pitching battle and maintained their status as two of baseball's most unfortunate pitchers in terms of run support. Once they exited on Saturday night at Turner Field, Kelly Johnson damaged his former team with a pinch-hit home run that provided the Mets a 1-0, 11-inning win over the Braves.


6/25/2016 | Colon looks to rebound from injury in finale vs. Braves

Bartolo Colon, coming off the shortest start of his 19-year career after being struck by a comebacker, will look to last longer when the Mets and Braves conclude a four-game series on Sunday at Turner Field.


6/25/2016 | Struggling Blair optioned, Marksberry recalled

After Aaron Blair surrendered eight runs against the Mets on Friday, the Braves optioned the right-hander to Triple-A Gwinnett on Saturday and recalled Matt Marksberry.


6/25/2016 | Braves agree with top Draft pick Anderson

A little more than two weeks after taking Ian Anderson with the third selection in the MLB Draft, the Braves welcomed the highly-touted right-hander to Turner Field to mingle with the Major Leaguers and sign his first professional contract.


6/25/2016 | Braves showcase resiliency during big inning

When the Braves responded to an eight-run deficit by tallying six runs in the fifth inning on Friday night, they showed some of the same resiliency that has enabled them to finally have some fun over the past week. But their one flash of offensive production was not enough to erase the damage Aaron Blair incurred during an 8-6 loss to the Mets.


6/24/2016 | deGrom tries to get back in win column vs. Teheran

Jacob deGrom's winless streak stretched to nine starts on Sunday, when Julio Teheran and the Braves defeated the Mets, 6-0, at Citi Field. Now, just six days later, the right-hander will look to avoid extending that streak to double digits when he squares off against Atlanta on Saturday at Turner Field in a rematch vs. Teheran.


6/24/2016 | Aaron tears away No. 44 for Turner Field countdown

For each home game this season, the Braves have welcomed a special guest to Turner Field to help count down the number of games remaining at the ballpark. So with Friday's game against the Mets representing 44 home games left before the team moves to SunTrust Park in 2017, the organization invited Hank Aaron to perform the honor.


6/24/2016 | Robertson reunites with Aaron, honored in Atlanta

Long before he established himself as one of the greatest players in basketball history, Oscar Robertson was among the many African-American children of his generation who had a genuine appreciation for Jackie Robinson and the black ballplayers who helped paved the way for equality both in sports and many other walks of life.


6/24/2016 | Coppolella can't see Braves trading Teheran

Along with creating some laughs courtesy of the candid responses he provided during his #AskCoppy Twitter Q&A on Friday afternoon, Braves general manager John Coppolella stoked more interest on the trade front and essentially admitted that a Freddie Freeman trade might not be the only deal that would come at the expense of his right arm.


6/24/2016 | Mets hang on, close out Braves with stellar D

James Loney's three-run home run provided enough cushion for the Mets to weather a six-run flurry produced against Steven Matz and claim an 8-6 win over the suddenly pesky Braves at Turner Field on Friday night.


6/23/2016 | Snitker's ejection fires up Braves, sparks rally

Braves manager Brian Snitker was ejected in the bottom of the seventh inning during Thursday's game against the Mets at Turner Field.


6/23/2016 | Blair seeks 1st MLB win facing Matz, Mets

On Friday night at Turner Field in a rematch with New York and Steven Matz, Aaron Blair will make his 11th attempt at notching his first Major League win.


6/23/2016 | Garcia's go-ahead blast vaults Braves past Mets

The Braves continued both their mastery of the Mets and their overall surge on Thursday, coming from behind to nab a 4-3 win over New York at Turner Field. Adonis Garcia hit a go-ahead two-run homer off Addison Reed in the eighth inning, giving the Braves their first lead of the night.


6/23/2016 | Smith staying upbeat despite thumb fracture

Mallex Smith walked into the Braves' clubhouse on Thursday afternoon, a wide smile across his face and as upbeat as ever. With his left arm in a sling, the rookie outfielder's cheerful demeanor could have been absent given the left thumb fracture he sustained on Sunday against the Mets. But despite the fact he's expected to miss 8-10 weeks of action, Smith still relished his current position.


6/23/2016 | Fans must start voting now to get in all 35 ballots

The 2016 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot is down to its final week, and here are 10 important things to know as you continue deciding starters for the 87th All-Star Game presented by MasterCard on July 12 at Petco Park in San Diego.


6/22/2016 | Jenkins savors scoreless debut vs. Marlins

Atlanta's six-game win streak was snapped Wednesday, but Braves fans may have caught a glimpse of the future in Tyrell Jenkins.


6/22/2016 | Bour's HR backs dominant Conley vs. Braves

The Marlins were desperate for a starter to go deep into a game, and left-hander Adam Conley delivered on Wednesday afternoon, scattering four hits over eight innings in a 3-0 win over the Braves at Marlins Park.


6/22/2016 | Harvey, Wisler square off in Atlanta for opener

The red-hot Braves, whose six-game win streak was snapped Wednesday, look to bounce back as they open a four-game set with the Mets at Turner Field on Thursday at 7:10 p.m. ET.


6/21/2016 | Streaking Braves riding Peterson's hot bat

Freddie Freeman may have garnered all the attention after winning National League Player of the Week, but Jace Peterson deserves some warranted publicity.


6/21/2016 | Pipeline preview: Giolito looks to continue dominant stretch

Nationals top prospect Lucas Giolito starts for Double-A Harrisburg against Portland at 7 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV.


6/21/2016 | Gant-Conley matchup wraps two-game set

The Braves feel right at home at Marlins Park, having gone 29-13 there since it opened in 2012. They look to improve upon that mark and sweep a two-game series against the Marlins at 12:10 p.m. ET on Wednesday. Atlanta is 6-1 this season against Miami.


6/21/2016 | Peterson rallies Braves over Marlins for 6th straight win

The Braves stayed within striking range against Jose Fernandez, and they pounced after the Marlins' ace exited. Jace Peterson belted a game-tying two-run homer in the eighth inning and came through again with a two-out RBI single in the 10th inning that rallied Atlanta to a 3-2 win on Tuesday at Marlins Park.


6/21/2016 | Braves place Smith on DL; recall Bonifacio

The Braves placed outfielder Mallex Smith on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured left thumb and recalled Emilio Bonifacio from Triple-A Gwinnett on Tuesday.


6/20/2016 | Braves' confidence rising with winning streak

It appeared the Braves were taking another stride toward infamy when they surrendered a pair of 13th inning runs to the Reds on Wednesday, and were staring at the possibility of falling 29 games below .500 with their 11th loss within a 13-game span.


6/20/2016 | Big week nets Freeman top NL player honors

Freddie Freeman's bat has led the Braves to a five-game winning streak and earned the first baseman National League Player of the Week honors.




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