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  • Atlanta Braves - TeamReport

    MLB Team Report - Atlanta Braves - INSIDE PITCH ATLANTA -- Mike Minor's season started late and ended early. A balky shoulder was the issue both times. "It's very frustrating," the Atlanta Braves left-hander said. "But I guess on the positive side, it'...
  • Braves still waiting on Heyward

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Atlanta Braves - INSIDE PITCH ATLANTA -- If the Atlanta Braves had any hope of slipping into the postseason, they needed Jason Heyward in the lineup. The right fielder can't grip a bat, though, and all he can do was...
  • Changes expected after team's late-season collapse

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Atlanta Braves - INSIDE PITCH ATLANTA -- Because they have four games against the Pittsburgh Pirates next week, the Braves are clinging to the faint hope that they might be able to grab the National League's final...
  • Gattis illness opening door for Braves rookie Bethancourt

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Atlanta Braves - INSIDE PITCH ATLANTA -- The Braves are getting a good look at rookie Christian Bethancourt, the team's catcher of the future. With slugger Evan Gattis sidelined because of strep throat,...
  • Strasburg helps Nationals defeat Braves

    The Sports Xchange Strasburg helps Nationals defeat Braves ATLANTA -- Turner Field has been a House of Horrors for Stephen Strasburg. But on Tuesday, he made a big step toward reversing that trend. Strasburg entered the game with a 1-3 record and a 6....
  • Braves' Simmons makes good use of days off

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Atlanta Braves - INSIDE PITCH ARLINGTON, Texas -- Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons made good use of a couple of days off in Friday's series opener at Texas. He went 2-for-4 in Friday's 2-1 loss at Globe Life Park....
  • Homecoming for Braves 2B Gosselin

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Atlanta Braves - INSIDE PITCH WASHINGTON -- The series in Washington is like a homecoming for Phil Gosselin, 25, a second baseman for the Atlanta Braves. He grew up near Philadelphia and he will have family and...
  • Marlins 4, Braves 0

    (Updated: UPDATES Miami and Atlanta's standing in the wild-card chase) Marlins 4, Braves 0: Fill-in starter Brad Hand pitched six shutout innings and Jarrod Saltalamacchia drove in two runs as host Miami won the rubber game of the weekend series....
  • Marlins blank Braves, take season series

    Marlins blank Braves, take season series MIAMI -- The Miami Marlins have been a different team all season long and Sunday was another positive indicator. The Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 4-0 to win the season series against their National League...
  • Braves' Simmons' season likely over

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Atlanta Braves - INSIDE PITCH Atlanta Braves right-hander Shae Simmons' season is likely over. The rookie right-hander, who has a right shoulder strain, has yet to be cleared to throw and has not pitched since Aug....
  • Braves' lack of offense amplified recently

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Atlanta Braves - INSIDE PITCH ATLANTA -- The lack of offense could end up keeping the Atlanta Braves out of the postseason. The team's inconsistency at the plate has been amplified over the last four games, as the...
  • Braves call up four players, await Bethancourt

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Atlanta Braves - INSIDE PITCH ATLANTA -- Four players joined the Atlanta Braves on Monday, but the most significant addition won't come until Tuesday. Catcher Christian Bethancourt, who got to avoid watching the...