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Kotsay's Double Gives Braves Win Over A's

(Newser) - Mark Kotsay knocked in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning with a two-out RBI double, and the Atlanta Braves edged the Oakland Athletics 3-2 Friday night for their eighth straight home victory. The loss was a season-high fourth in a row for the A's, who have dropped six of... More »

Braves Douse Torrid Pirates for DH Split

Hudson quiets Pittsburgh to end Atlanta's road skid

(Newser) - Tim Hudson limited Pittsburgh to two hits and an unearned run over seven innings and the Atlanta Braves halted their seven-game road losing slide with an 8-1 victory that concluded Monday's doubleheader. In the opener, Freddy Sanchez hit a three-run double and Zach Duke pitched six shutout innings as the... More »

Sanchez' Hit Beats Braves

Pirates rally to snap Atlanta's six-game win streak

(Newser) - Freddy Sanchez singled home Brian Bixler with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates a 3-2 win over the Atlanta Braves tonight. Sanchez went 2-for-4 with three RBIs and is 9-for-17 in four games since being moved to the top of the Pirates' lineup.... More »

Wild Win For Jurrjens, Braves

Atlanta sends Mets to fifth loss in six games

(Newser) - Jair Jurrjens walked three consecutive batters with the bases loaded in the third inning, then got his first major league hit ahead of Kelly Johnson's tiebreaking, two-run homer to help the Atlanta Braves beat the struggling New York Mets, 6-3, on Friday. Johnson had four RBIs for the Braves, who... More »

Francoeur Has 7 RBIs in Braves Win Over Nationals

Smoltz allows one run in six inning as Washington loses 9th straight

(Newser) - Jeff Francoeur had two home runs and a career-high seven RBIs, and the Atlanta Braves handed the Washington Nationals their ninth straight loss, 10-2 today. Francoeur hit a three-run home run in the first, a two-run single in the fourth and a two-run shot in the sixth. He came in... More »

Johnson Hits Grand Slam as Braves Top Mets

Injured 2B breaks open close game in 7th inning

(Newser) - Kelly Johnson's pinch-hit grand slam broke open a close game and the Atlanta Braves overcame a rare call reversal and beat the New York Mets 11-5 today. Johnson, the Braves regular 2B, didn't start for the third straight game due to his sore right knee. With two outs in the... More »

Nady, Pirates Outlast Braves in 12

Bullpens are horrific for both teams in marathon affair

(Newser) - Tom Glavine left his first game back with Atlanta with a 4-2 lead after five innings, but that's when things were just getting started. The Braves' bullpen would quickly cough up that lead, before the Pirates relievers outshamed them, giving up five runs in the ninth inning, thanks to four... More »

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