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Justin Upton

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  • Kimbrel escapes, Braves hang on for 3-2 win over Dodgers

    The Braves made sure they wouldn't go winless against the Dodgers in 2014 by beating them Wednesday night, with Ervin Santana and Andrelton Simmons taking care of the essentials before Craig Kimbrel pulled out a bases-loaded escape in the ninth....
  • Braves get elusive victory over Dodgers

    The Sports Xchange By Guy Curtright, The Sports Xchange Braves get elusive victory over Dodgers ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves finally have a victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers, but it certainly wasn't easy. Craig Kimbrel induced a double play to get...
  • Dodgers fall to Braves, 3-2

    Dodgers fall to Braves, 3-2
    KEY MOMENT: Trailing by a run, the Dodgers threatened against All-Star closer Craig Kimbrel in the ninth inning, loading the bases with one out. With two on and one out, Adrian Gonzalez hit a line drive that fell inches in front of Justin Upton in left...
  • Harang having bounce-back season for Braves

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Atlanta Braves - INSIDE PITCH ATLANTA -- Several Atlanta Braves players were surprised when the Freddie Garcia was released near the end of spring training and Aaron Harang was signed to replace him at the end of...
  • Minor finally looks like old self

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Atlanta Braves - INSIDE PITCH CINCINNATI -- Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez is praising left fielder Justin Upton's approach during his current 13-game hitting streak. But what's impressed Gonzalez most is...
  • Struggling Braves not getting timely hitting

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Atlanta Braves - INSIDE PITCH ATLANTA -- The Atlanta offense continues to sputter with runners on base, which helps explain the team's lack of success since the All-Star Game. Although the Braves won two of three...
  • Braves hope Heyward sparks offense

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Atlanta Braves - INSIDE PITCH ATLANTA -- The move of Jason Heyward to the leadoff spot gave the Atlanta Braves a late boost last season. Will it happen again? In an attempt to rekindle some of that magic, manager...
  • Baseball UPDATE: How players with Hampton Roads connections are faring in the majors and minors (updated 8/16)

    Baseball UPDATE: How players with Hampton Roads connections are faring in the majors and minors (updated 8/16)
    It's clear the Chicago Cubs are building a team that could be reckoned with in 2015 or '16, though they're well out of the race this season. Virginia Beach's Neil Ramirez, with a 1.21 earned-run average in 35 relief appearances this season, looks like...
  • Braves SS Simmons might be back Wednesday

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Atlanta Braves - INSIDE PITCH ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves hoped to have shortstop Andrelton Simmons back in the lineup Tuesday night against the Los Angeles Dodgers. It didn't happen. "He came out today and it...
  • Dodgers continue domination of Braves

    The Sports Xchange By Guy Curtright, The Sports Xchange Dodgers continue domination of Braves ATLANTA -- To say that the Los Angeles Dodgers have the Atlanta Braves' number would be a major understatement. The Dodgers ousted the Braves in the National...
  • Braves push win streak to 5 with 11-3 rout of Pirates

    PITTSBURGH Two weeks ago, the Braves flew home from Seattle after a miserable 0-8 road trip that left them two games over .500 and pretty much dead in the water, in the view of many. The Pittsburgh Pirates might have a hard time believing that. The...
  • Recap: Braves 3, Nationals 1

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Braves 3, Nationals 1 Braves 3, Nationals 1: Alex Wood struck out a career-high 12 in 7 1/3 innings and Justin Upton homered for his 1,000th career hit as host Atlanta won the rubber match of a critical three-game series,...