Mark Kotsay

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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 »

Braves Rout Reds for Series Sweep

(Newser) - Chipper Jones drove in five runs and the Atlanta Braves scored seven runs in the second inning and beat the Cincinnati Reds 14-7 today to complete a three-game sweep. Jones hit his ninth homer - a three-run shot off Bronson Arroyo in the seven-run second inning. Kelly Johnson was 4-for-6... More »

Nationals Edge Braves in 12 Innings

Lopez's bases-loaded single drops Atlanta to 0-9 in one-run games

(Newser) - The Atlanta Braves simply cannot win a one-run game. Felipe Lopez's bases-loaded hit to left with no outs in the 12th lifted the Washington Nationals to a 3-2 victory over the Braves on Wednesday, dropping Atlanta to 0-9 in games decided by the slimmest possible margin. 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 »

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