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Tuesday Aug 19 | Talking Chop

Braves Daily News Digest: 8/19

Winning streaks are scientifically proven to be much, much better than losing streaks.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Jason Heyward, Andrelton Simmons, Josh Donaldson, Atlanta Braves

Mon Aug 18, 2014

SILive.com

Atlanta Braves pitcher Anthony Varvaro takes one for the team in Ice Bucket Challenge

Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Anthony Varvaro stepped up to the plate in accepting Staten Island Advance sports columnist Cormac Gordon's invitation in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Washington Nationals

Minor outduels Lester as Braves sweep A's

If this was a glimpse of what Mike Minor might have to offer over the next six weeks, the Braves truly did have reason to escape their series against the A's with great optimism about what lies ahead for the remainder of this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Craig Kimbrel

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Tomahawk Take

Atlanta Braves Morning Chop / Box Score for 8/16

We've spent the summer discussing the Braves' lineup and the flaws therein. The arrival of the A's this weekend prompted a thought: What if the Braves, who stink in the awarding of big-ticket contracts, were to emulate Oakland and seek to do more while spending less? Granted, Braves general manager Frank Wren hasn't been the subject of an adoring ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Eric O'Flaherty, Andrelton Simmons, Jason Heyward

Thu Aug 14, 2014

LA Daily News

Hyun-Jin Ryua s injury could change Dodgersa pitching plans

Dodgers manager Don Mattingly was hoping to use an off-day in the schedule Monday to give his starting pitchers an extra day of rest.

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Related Topix: Sports, Clayton Kershaw, Baseball Players, Zack Greinke, San Diego Padres, Major League Baseball, Hyun-Jin Ryu, New York Mets

True Blue LA

Dodgers beat Braves from top to bottom in Atlanta finale

Drew Butera homered, the top of the Dodgers lineup was highly productive and the club survived a Brian Wilson tightrope act in a 6-4 win over the Braves to close out a four-game series at Turner Field in Atlanta.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, Freddie Freeman, Yasiel Puig, Kenley Jansen, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Tomahawk Take

Braves RISP Failures

Last night I stayed up to watch the rain delayed defeat of a Braves team seemingly incapable of scoring even after they put men in scoring position with no one out.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jonny Venters, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Craig Kimbrel, Tommy La Stella, Eric O'Flaherty

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Recap: Atlanta vs. Washington

After a nearly four-hour rain delay prior to the start of the game, nine innings weren't enough for the Washington Nationals and Atlanta Braves to decide a winner on Saturday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, Wilson Ramos, Freddie Freeman, Washington Nationals

Fri Aug 08, 2014

SanLuisObispo.com

Braves hit 4 homers off Strasburg in 7-6 win

Atlanta, which nearly blew a 7-0 lead, moved within 3½ games of NL East-leading Washington.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Craig Kimbrel, Stephen Strasburg, Danny Espinosa

Merced Sun-Star

Braves snap 8-game losing streak, defeat Nationals

The Braves snapped an eight-game losing streak by using four home runs to defeat the Nationals, 7-6, on Friday night in their return to Turner Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Craig Kimbrel, Wilson Ramos, Ervin Santana

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Talking Chop

Braves Daily News Digest: 8/6

Seven-losses in a row really is something isn't it? The Braves came to Seattle on the heels of being swept by the San Diego Padres , six-losses in a row.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Kris Medlen, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Felix Hernandez

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Atlanta Braves players hook into some Puget Sound salmon fishing action

Keith Robbins, owner of A Spot Tail Salmon Guide in Seattle, got a late start on Monday in central Puget Sound, but managed to rally his guests into some home-run salmon action.

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Related Topix: Sports, Seattle Mariners, Major League Baseball, David Hale

Sun Aug 03, 2014

The State

Cabrera's hit in 10th gives Padres win over Braves

Will Venable led off the 10th with an infield single off David Hale and Alexi Amarista walked.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jonny Venters, Baseball Players, Everth Cabrera, San Diego Padres, Major League Baseball, Will Venable, Atlanta Braves

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Talking Chop

Braves Daily News Digest: 7/30

La Stella and Freeman Combine for Five Hits, But it Couldn't Save Atlanta - Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports Despite strong offensive showings from Tommy La Stella and Freddie Freeman the Braves pitching faltered, allowing eight runs to the Dodgers bats.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Tommy La Stella, Yasiel Puig, Matt Kemp, Chipper Jones

Tomahawk Take

Atlanta Braves News: The Morning Chop and Box Score 7/30F

Jun 6, 2014; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez looks on in the fifth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Arizona Diamondbacks, Matt Kemp, Tommy La Stella

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Wave

Final: Dodgers 8, Braves 4

Kemp's agent has already suggested it might be time for a trade. Mere hours remain until Thursday's annual trade deadline and rumors continue to swirl, but the right fielder powered two two-run homers Tuesday night against the Atlanta Braves to lead the Dodgers to an 8-4 win at Dodger Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Yasiel Puig

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