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Atlanta's Justin Upton hits 3-run homer vs. Mets

NEW YORK — Craig Kimbrel hardly ever needs help with the ninth inning. He got some Saturday night.

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Thursday 04/17/2014
ATLANTA BRAVES: Teheran 3-hits Phillies; Braves win 1-0
Posted: April 17, 2014

PHILADELPHIA — The brisk air brought out Julio Teheran’s best more so than facing Cliff Lee.

Wednesday 04/16/2014
ATLANTA BRAVES: Braves vs. Phillies postponed by rain
Posted: April 16, 2014

PHILADELPHIA — Rain gave a pair of depleted bullpens a little boost.

ROME BRAVES: Braves rally for 5-3 win
Posted: April 16, 2014

How it happened: Rome fell behind early, but bounced back to score runs in the sixth, seventh and eighth innings to take the win and break a five-game losing streak.

Tuesday 04/15/2014
ROME BRAVES: SMS beehive of activity before games
Posted: April 15, 2014

For 70 days, the main attraction of the building is its centerpiece — a baseball field.

ATLANTA BRAVES: Uggla’s two home runs propel Atlanta over Philadelphia
Posted: April 15, 2014

PHILADELPHIA — The Braves keep showing they are resilient and powerful.

ROME BRAVES: Lexington shellacs Braves at State Mutual, 17-0
Posted: April 15, 2014

How it happened: Lexington scored 10 runs in the second, third and fourth innings, then piled on 7 more in the routh.

Monday 04/14/2014
ROME BRAVES: Minor sharp, but Braves fall to Savannah, 6-2
Posted: April 14, 2014

Atlanta Braves’ starter Mike Minor delivered five strong innings Sunday for the Rome Braves, but Savannah managed to rally with a couple of key two-out hits in the closing innings, topping Rome 6-2 and sweeping the four-game series at State Mutual Stadium.

ATLANTA BRAVES: Upton, Freeman homer as Braves sweep Nationals
Posted: April 14, 2014

ATLANTA — Freddie Freeman insists the Atlanta Braves have no special insight when playing the Washington Nationals.

Sunday 04/13/2014
ATLANTA BRAVES: Freeman’s 3 hits lead Braves to victory
Posted: April 13, 2014

ATLANTA — Freddie Freeman had three hits, including a homer, and the Atlanta Braves beat Washington 6-3 on Saturday night to continue their early success against the Nationals.

ROME BRAVES: Braves lose close one to Sand Gnats
Updated: April 13, 2014 - 1:17 am

Final: Sand Gnats 4, Braves 3

ROME BRAVES: Minor to make rehab start in Rome
Posted: April 13, 2014

Atlanta Braves pitcher Mike Minor is scheduled to make a major league rehabilitation start today in Rome.

Saturday 04/12/2014
Upton lifts Braves past Nats in extras
Updated: April 12, 2014 - 1:37 am

ATLANTA — Jordan Schafer scored from first base on Justin Upton’s bloop single to right field with two outs in the 10th inning, giving the Atlanta Braves a 7-6 win over the Washington Nationals on Friday night.

Friday's Rome Braves Recap: Braves fall to Sand Gnats
Updated: April 12, 2014 - 1:33 am

Final: Sand Gnats 4, Braves 1

Friday 04/11/2014
Braves open play at State Mutual Stadium
Updated: April 11, 2014 - 2:14 am

In front of a packed house Thursday night at State Mutual Stadium, the Braves couldn’t keep pace with the Savannah Sand Gnats’ high-powered offense in Rome’s home opener.

Thursday 04/10/2014
ROME BRAVES: Braves open State Mutual Stadium play tonight against Savannah
Posted: April 10, 2014

A week after officially opening the season, the Rome Braves will return to State Mutual Stadium tonight for their home opener against the Savannah Sand Gnats at 7 p.m.

ATLANTA BRAVES: Santana shines in debut, allows three hits over eight innings of work
Posted: April 10, 2014

ATLANTA — Ervin Santana allowed only three hits over eight scoreless innings in his Atlanta debut, Jason Heyward homered and drove in two runs, and the Braves held off the New York Mets 4-3 on Wednesday night.

ROME BRAVES: Braves down Legends, 5-2
Posted: April 10, 2014

Final: Braves 5, Legends 2

Wednesday 04/09/2014
Braves shut out by Mets at Turner Field
Posted: April 09, 2014

ATLANTA — Bartolo Colon combined with two relievers on an eight-hitter, Ruben Tejada drove in two runs with two hits and the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 4-0 on Tuesday night at Turner Field in Atlanta.

Rome splits doubleheader against Lexington
Updated: April 09, 2014 - 2:13 am


Selig hints Aaron is still baseball’s home run king
Posted: April 09, 2014

ATLANTA — Hank Aaron is still the home run king to many. Even baseball commissioner Bud Selig has a difficult time seeing it any other way.

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