Chuck James

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Hamels Goes Distance in Phillies' Shutout

Phillies' three home runs help beat the Braves, 5-0

(Newser) - Cole Hamels pitched his first career shutout, Ryan Howard homered and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 5-0 last night. Pedro Feliz and Shane Victorino also homered and drove in two runs each for Philly, who lead the majors with 59 homers. Hamels (5-3) gave up just four hits,... More »

Braves' Road Woes Continue

(Newser) - Tom Gorzelanny shook off Mark Teixeira's two-run homer in the first inning to shut out Atlanta during the rest of his 7 1-3 innings, Jason Bay homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates extended the Braves' road woes with a 5-2 victory tonight. Gorzelanny (3-3), skipped over for a start because of... More »

Chipper Jones Unwraps Win on 36th Birthday

Braves cruise past Marlins 7-4 as slugger goes 3-for-3

(Newser) - Happy birthday, Chipper Jones. The Braves slugger celebrated his 36th birthday by going 3-for-3, including a homer, to lead Atlanta past the NL East-leading Florida Marlins 7-4 on Thursday night. Jones also singled in the fifth, and was walked intentionally in his final at-bat while the crowd booed loudly. More »

Braves Beat Dodgers for 3rd Straight Win

James returns from minors to pick up his first victory

(Newser) - Chuck James did a good impression of Tom Glavine. Just hours after coming back from the minors, James allowed one run in five innings and the Atlanta bullpen shut down the Dodgers, leading the Braves past Los Angeles 4-1 today for their third straight victory. Mark Teixeira's two-run single highlighted... More »

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