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5/23/2015 | Defensive gems put Braves in position to win

Before the end of the tunnel on the way to the Braves' dugout, there's a sign showing Atlanta's Gold Glove Award winners and the line: "Defense wins championships." The Braves' 3-2 walk-off win over the Brewers in 11 innings Saturday was no championship, but the sign's mantra paved the way for the victory.


5/23/2015 | Peterson revels in first career walk-off hit

Exactly one week after hitting his first career grand slam, Braves second baseman Jace Peterson tallied his first walk-off hit, sending Atlanta to a 3-2 victory over the Brewers in the 11th inning with a single to left-center field.


5/23/2015 | Braves rookie delivers in 11th to sink Brewers

Shelby Miller bounced back from a rocky first inning and the Braves' bullpen held off the Brewers long enough for Jace Peterson to give Atlanta a walk-off single for a 3-2, 11-inning win Saturday.


5/23/2015 | Nelson, Foltynewicz square off in series finale

A pair of youngsters, Atlanta's Mike Foltynewicz and Milwaukee's Jimmy Nelson, have plenty to prove Sunday when the Braves and Brewers wrap up their four-game series at Turner Field. Both Foltynewicz, 23, and Nelson, 25, will be making their first appearances against their respective opponent.


5/23/2015 | Walks costly for Stults in emergency outing

The Braves might not have known exactly how ill Alex Wood was feeling, but they couldn't have been feeling much better after watching Eric Stults unravel with two outs in a seven-run fourth inning of the Brewers' 11-0 win Friday night at Turner Field.


5/23/2015 | Miller to face Brewers in follow-up to near no-no

Shelby Miller will look to continue his recent dominance on the mound for the Braves, and Brewers right-hander Mike Fiers will face Atlanta for the first time in his career Saturday afternoon at Turner Field.


5/22/2015 | Brewers strike back at Braves with big inning

Ryan Braun kept his hot stretch going with a homer and four RBIs, and the Brewers busted out a seven-run fourth inning and cruised to an 11-0 victory Friday night in Atlanta.


5/22/2015 | Braves miffed by 'blatant' use of substance

Count Braves right fielder Nick Markakis among the Major League hitters who are comforted by the trend of pitchers using a hidden foreign substance to improve their grip of the baseball.


5/22/2015 | Wood skips start due to stomach virus

Braves left-hander Alex Wood did not make Friday night's scheduled start against the Brewers because of a stomach virus. Eric Stults started in his place.


5/22/2015 | For Fredi, lineup key to Braves' success

Fredi Gonzalez, in the midst of his fifth year with the Braves, constantly is searching for the best set of matchups each day, each hour, each second. Atlanta used 31 different lineups in its first 31 games his year, and the manager is having fun coming up with these combinations.


5/22/2015 | Teheran putting tough April in rear-view mirror

Julio Teheran may never be the overpowering pitcher he was touted as when he was younger, but he showed he can be a consistently effective starter -- like in Thursday's 10-1 win over the Brewers when he struck out eight over seven innings.


5/20/2015 | Patient Peterson sparking Braves' offense

Jace Peterson has helped spark the Braves' offense from the top of the lineup with discipline and patience, including two walks in a 2-1 win over the Rays on Wednesday night.


5/20/2015 | Perez impressive in first Major League start

Williams Perez impressed in his first Major League start for the Braves, striking out seven and allowing one run over five innings to help the Rays claim a 2-1 win on Wednesday night.


5/20/2015 | Braves squeeze out narrow win over Rays

Williams Perez struck out seven over five innings in his first MLB start, and the Braves' bullpen held on to a late lead in a 2-1 win over the Rays on Wednesday.


5/20/2015 | Garza looks to bounce back in opener vs. Braves

Julio Teheran and Matt Garza will attempt to halt their recent woes when they oppose each other on Thursday night, in the opener of a four-game series between the Braves and the Brewers at Turner Field.


5/19/2015 | Rookie Foltynewicz searching for consistency

Mike Foltynewicz displayed the talent the Braves are excited about, but also the inconsistency that comes along with a young pitcher during a 5-3 loss to the Rays on Tuesday.


5/19/2015 | Braves' bats go cold after early surge

The Braves scored three runs in the second inning, but then managed only two more hits the rest of the way in a 5-3 loss to the Rays.


5/19/2015 | Perez makes first MLB start in finale vs. Rays

Williams Perez will make his first Major League start on Wednesday as the Braves finish a two-game Interleague series against the Rays, who counter with Jake Odorizzi.


5/19/2015 | Rays beat Braves, move into tie for 1st

Erasmo Ramirez struck out five over five innings, and the Rays' bullpen pitched four scoreless innings to secure a 5-3 win and tie the Yankees atop the AL East.


5/19/2015 | C. Johnson could be back with Braves this week

Braves third baseman Chris Johnson could be back within a week, but Adonis Garcia will help fill the void created when Phil Gosselin was placed on the disabled list with a left thumb fracture.


5/19/2015 | Furcal retires, thanks Royals for opportunity

Fourteen-year Major League veteran Rafael Furcal, who was most recently in the Royals' Minor League system, retired Tuesday.


5/19/2015 | Masset moves from one NL East team to another

With their latest attempt to find creative ways to strengthen their bullpen, the Braves have opted to take a chance on right-handed reliever Nick Masset, who was designated for assignment by the Marlins on Sunday.


5/18/2015 | Miller establishing himself as elite pitcher

As Shelby Miller came within one out of completing a no-hitter on Sunday afternoon at Marlins Park, Braves president of baseball operations John Hart and assistant general manager John Coppolella peered overhead from their private box and gained even more reason to believe they had indeed got exactly what they wanted in exchange for Jason Heyward.


5/18/2015 | Gosselin to miss 6-8 weeks with thumb fracture

An MRI exam performed on Monday in Atlanta revealed that Phil Gosselin has an avulsion fracture in his left thumb, and the versatile utility man will need approximately 6-8 weeks to recover.


5/17/2015 | Miller left to ponder one pitch in no-no attempt

As Braves pitcher Shelby Miller and A.J. Pierzynski met in front of the mound at the conclusion of Sunday afternoon's 6-0 win over the Marlins, the half-hearted smiles they displayed elicited both frustration and satisfaction.




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