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  • Braves beat Diamondbacks, 5-2, to push win streak to 8

    ATLANTA A sold-out crowd turned out at Turner Field on Friday night and saw the Atlanta Braves do what they've been doing a lot of lately pitching extremely well, manufacturing runs without benefit of homers and, oh yes, winning. They scored four runs in...
  • Braves' winning streak reaches eight

    The Sports Xchange By Stan Awtrey, The Sports Xchange Braves' winning streak reaches eight ATLANTA -- Ervin Santana is showing signs of awakening from his midseason slumber. The right-hander scattered six hits in 7 1/3 innings to pitch Atlanta to a 5-...
  • Upton thriving as Braves' leadoff man

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Atlanta Braves - INSIDE PITCH ATLANTA -- When rookie second baseman Tommy La Stella quickly showed that he wasn't the fix for the Atlanta Braves' leadoff woes, manager Fredi Gonzalez turned to the struggling B.J....
  • Bullpen boosts Braves past Mets

    The Sports Xchange By Stan Awtrey, The Sports Xchange Bullpen boosts Braves past Mets ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves built their legacy on exceptional starting pitching. On Tuesday night, it was the bullpen that earned the accolades. Four Braves...
  • Braves 5, Mets 4

    The Sports Xchange By Stan Awtrey, The Sports Xchange Braves 5, Mets 4 ATLANTA -- Four Atlanta Braves relievers combined to retire 15 of the game's final 16 hitters, helping the Braves beat the New York Mets 5-4 Tuesday for their sixth straight...
  • Braves use 'small ball' to beat Mets for 6th straight win

    ATLANTA The Atlanta Braves got plenty of timely hits and scored all of their runs with two outs Tuesday, extending their winning streak to a season-high six games with a 5-4 win against the Mets. "It's nice to play small ball, steal bases, run the...
  • Patient approach paying off for Braves

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Atlanta Braves - INSIDE PITCH ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves have become more selective at the plate and the patience has been rewarded with victories. The Braves have won eight of their last nine games and during...
  • Braves' Gattis headed for disabled list

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Atlanta Braves - INSIDE PITCH ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves were hoping catcher Evan Gattis could avoid a trip to the disabled list. Now they are just hoping he won't be on the DL too long. "You never know until...
  • Braves enjoy turnaround on road trip

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Atlanta Braves - INSIDE PITCH PHILADELPHIA -- Just 11 days ago, the Braves set off to embark on a season-long 11-game road trip with low spirits after being swept by the Philadelphia Phillies in a three-game series...
  • Braves sweep doubleheader against Phillies, 10-3 and 5-1

    PHILADELPHIA Talk about picking yourself up and dusting yourself off. On a trip that started with a series split in Washington to fall out of first place and was nearing a close with Saturday's day-night doubleheader against a Phillies team that just...
  • Braves trounce Phillies, 10-3, to start doubleheader

    PHILADELPHIA Ervin Santana rediscovered a little of his "Magic" on Saturday, the nickname he introduced to his teammates early this spring that fit well with the dominant pitching he brought to an injury-riddled Atlanta Braves rotation. Santana snapped a...
  • Braves giving Upton a shot at leadoff

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Atlanta Braves - INSIDE PITCH HOUSTON -- In advance of the series opener Tuesday, Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez acknowledged that there was no specific timetable for experimenting with center fielder B.J. Upton in...