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11 hrs ago | Red Reporter

Reds get a hit, still lose. ATL 3, CIN 1.

Billy Hamilton got the hit the broke up the would-be no-hitter in the 8th inning, added another single in the 11th, swiped 3 bags, and made a saucy catch to rob Jason Heyward of a hit in the Top of the 4th.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Aroldis Chapman, Kris Negron, Billy Hamilton, Brandon Phillips, Mike Minor

20 hrs ago | Royals Review

Potential trade target for 2015: Evan Gattis

The Royals have a fork in the road this off-season they'll now come to. One path leads them to picking up Butlers option for $12,000,000 next year.

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Related Topix: Sports, Evan Gattis, Baseball Players, Cheslor Cuthbert, Billy Butler, Freddie Freeman, Brian McCann

Yesterday | Sports Network

(L-R) Andrelton Simmons and Justin Upton

Justin Upton drove in three runs and scored another and Andrelton Simmons finished with a home run and two RBI to help the Atlanta Braves beat the Cincinnati Reds, 8-0, in the opener of a four-game set.

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Related Topix: Sports, Andrelton Simmons, Baseball Players, Freddie Freeman, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Cincinnati Reds, Chris Johnson

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Talking Chop

Series Preview: Braves vs Reds

Ever since I started doing series coverage for Talking Chop an undeniable pattern has emerged.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Zack Cozart, Aroldis Chapman, Joey Votto, Devin Mesoraco

BleacherReport

5 Braves Under the Most Pressure to Step Up Down the Stretch

The Atlanta Braves have shown signs of life after an eight-game losing streak looked to severely damage their postseason hopes.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Braves, Baseball Players, Julio Teheran

Talking Chop

Braves Daily News Digest: 8/21

Well, at least they picked up the series win, right? There's a positive for you, because last night's late loss against the Pirates was a bit of a heartbreaker.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, James Russell, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball

Wed Aug 20, 2014

CBS Atlanta

Pirates rally to beat Braves 3-2

Justin Upton dropped a routine fly ball to left-centerfield in the ninth inning which set the stage for Gaby Sanchez's game-winning sacrifice fly that capped a late-inning comeback as the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, Jordy Mercer, Starling Marte

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Baseball Capsules

Chris Carter snapped a ninth-inning tie with a colossal three-run homer, extending his second-half power surge and sending the Houston Astros to a 7-4 victory over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Marwin Gonzalez, Baseball Players, David Robertson, Stephen Strasburg

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The News Tribune

McCutchen returns but Pirates fall to Braves 11-3

He barely made it out of the batter's box. Like the rest of the Pittsburgh Pirates, the reigning National League MVP is spinning his wheels at the moment.

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Related Topix: Sports, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, Atlanta Braves, Baseball Players, Starling Marte, Evan Gattis, Shae Simmons

Bradenton.com

Recap: Pittsburgh vs. Atlanta

The way the Braves have been hitting, the Pirates needed a lot more than the return of Andrew McCutchen to slow them down.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Andrew McCutchen, Evan Gattis, Neil Walker, Brandon Cumpton

Talking Chop

Braves sink Pirates for fifth straight win with 11-3 victory

Aaron Harang earned his 10th win for the Braves, who extended their winning streak to five games by easily beating the Pirates 11-3, sending them to their seventh straight loss.

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Related Topix: Sports, Andrelton Simmons, Baseball Players, Andrew McCutchen, Neil Walker, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The State

Braves use 6-run 1st to beat Pirates 7-3

The early outburst was enough for Ervin Santana, who allowed three solo homers among nine hits in 5 1-3 innings.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Andrelton Simmons, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Pittsburgh Pirates, Neil Walker, Starling Marte

The Miami Herald

Braves use 6-run 1st to beat Pirates 7-3

Pictured is Guy Harvey artwork on an athletic clothing line. Artist Guy Harvey has developed his brand into a business empire.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Andrelton Simmons, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, Starling Marte, Neil Walker

Sports Network

(L-R) Doug Dascenzo and Jason Heyward

Jason Heyward and Andrelton Simmons got the Braves started on the right foot with back-to-back home runs and Atlanta downed the slumping Pittsburgh Pirates, 7-3, on Monday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Andrelton Simmons, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, Starling Marte, Neil Walker, Andrew McCutchen

Talking Chop

The Curious Case Of Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson signed a contract extension and then proceeded to stink up the joint immediately after signing.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Craig Kimbrel, Julio Teheran, National League, Major League Baseball

The San Diego Union-Tribune

.394: New tracking system a game-changer

From velocity trends to pitch movement to strike zone and so much more, PITCHf/x's introduction to Major League Baseball has unlocked a wealth of data at teams' disposal.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players

Sun Aug 17, 2014

BleacherReport

Atlanta Braves: Those Players Trying to Save Their Jobs for 2015

Through a down second half , the Atlanta Braves are not out of the 2014 playoff picture just yet, but it couldn't hurt to take a first peek at some possible roster moves for 2015.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Craig Kimbrel, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Evan Gattis

SFGate

A's, Lester face Braves - Follow LIVE

Oakland 1, Atlanta 0 Oakland Top 2nd - - Jon Lester struck out swinging to end the inning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Andy Parrino, Nate Freiman, Derek Norris

Tomahawk Take

Atlanta Braves B.J. Upton STILL in lineup

Aug 15, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Braves center fielder B.J. Upton reacts after a strike out against the Oakland Athletics in the second inning at Turner Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Atlanta Braves, Baseball Players, Tommy La Stella

Sat Aug 16, 2014

New York Post

Reliance on new-age stats will impact MVP voting

The MVP battles are going to force voters to think seriously about what does it mean to be in a pennant race, what is the value of an elite starter vs. position player, and WAR, what is it good for? With six weeks left for the main contenders to make their cases, let's look at the major issues surrounding the MVP chases: 1. There has long been ... (more)

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