Justin Upton hit his third homer in four games and Mike Minor pitched into the eighth inning to help the Atlanta Braves beat the Chicago Cubs 4-1 on Friday night.
Mike Matheny is the ideal champion of a noble cause, and he has decided to take up the fight.
Just like last year, the Braves lost out on a spot in the NL division series to the St. Louis Cardinals. Only this time, Atlanta was knocked out with the help of what will be remembered as one of the most disputed infield fly calls in baseball history.
Jason Heyward and Brian McCann each hit a two-run homer in the first inning, helping Mike Minor and the Atlanta Braves beat the Chicago Cubs 7-3 on Thursday night.
Jeff Samardzija had a career-high 11 strikeouts, Luis Valbuena hit a three-run double in the seventh and the Chicago Cubs beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 on Monday night.
Wood needs to be careful if he wants his post-career vision to be realized, and actual baseball is only a part of it.
Braves pitching coach Roger McDowell was suspended for two weeks without pay Sunday by Major League Baseball for inappropriate comments and gestures he made toward fans before a game in San Francisco.
Don Dillard is 93 years old. He played parts of six seasons in Major League Baseball with the Indians and Braves. Yesterday he got some good news, he will receive an annual payment of up to $10,000 for his time in baseball
Luis Salazar, Atlanta Braves minor league manager, was struck in the face with a line drive while watching a spring training game on March 9.
It’s been a busy couple of days for White Sox GM Ken Williams. After signing free-agent Adam Dunn, the White Sox have traded Scott Linebrink.
Make it nine in a row for the Sox as they swept the Braves out of US Cellular Park Thursday afternoon. The Sox are now 13-2 in interleague play and have moved to 2.5 games […]
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