Andrelton Simmons

Brave Outlast Dodgers 4-3 to Even Series

Brave Outlast Dodgers 4-3 to Even Series

It felt like a repeat of game 1 when the Los Angeles Dodgers jumped on the Atlanta Braves early.  Again, it was Hanley Ramirez who came through for LA.  He doubled to deep right field in the 1st inning off Braves starter, Mike Minor. Mark Ellis scored to make it 1-0 in favor of the Dodgers. The Braves tied things up off Grienke in the 2nd inning.  Andrelton Simmons came through with a big 2 out do... »

Simmons Hit Walks Off Brewers

Simmons Hit Walks Off Brewers

Andrelton Simmons‘ walk off single lifted the Atlanta Braves over the Milwaukee Brewers, 3-2 on Tuesday night. Jonathan Lucroy, the Brewers catcher, continued his good series on Tuesday.  Lucroy singled home Norichika Aoki in the 3rd inning to put the Brewers on top. Evan Gattis tied the game up in the 4th inning.  Gattis doubled to deep center field in the 4th.  Freddie Freeman scored, but ... »

Fredi Gonzalez

Braves Go Belly Up Against Brewers

A trio of home runs helped the Milwaukee Brewers defeat the Atlanta Braves in game 1 of the series.  Brewers home runs, and a lack of Braves hitting, led to a 5-0 Brewers win on Monday night. Carlos Gomez got the home runs and scoring started for the Brewers in the 1st inning, when he hit a solo homer off of Braves pitcher, Mike Minor. Jonathan Lecroy homered off Minor in the 5th inning.  This hom... »

Justin Upton

Braves Bounce Back Against Nationals

It took 6 innings, but the Braves finally got things going against the Nationals.  They got a 5-2 victory and trimmed the magic number to 2 games on Wednesday night. The Nationals scored 2 5th inning runs to take a lead on the Braves.  The first Nationals run came on a bases loaded walk.  Alex Wood, who was ejected for arguing balls and strikes, walked Jayson Werth to score Anthony Rendon.  The ne... »

Simmons Braves Shortstop

Wheeler Dazzles Braves Again

Errors cost the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night as they were beat by the New York Mets, 5-3.  It started in the 1st inning with Eric Young Jr. at the plate.  It looked like he would be thrown out to end the inning, but a throwing error allowed Young to reach base.  He later scored when Ike Davis singled to right field. It was an error that led to Mets runs in the 6th inning as well.  Young and Dan... »

Gattis Braves Legend

Braves Run Streak To 12 By Nipping Nationals

The Atlanta Braves defeated the Washington Nationals 2-1 on Tuesday, for their 12th straight win.  The win increases the Braves lead in the NL East to 14.5 games. The game started with a scare as Jason Heyward was hurt after fouling a ball off.  Heyward finished the at bat but was later replaced in the outfield by Evan Gattis.  Heyward was later diagnosed with a strained neck and is listed day-to-... »

Simmons Clutch Hit Slips Braves Past Cardinals

Simmons Clutch Hit Slips Braves Past Cardinals

The Braves got a clutch hit from Andrelton Simmons late in Saturday’s game, as they defeated the Cardinals 2-0.  The Braves have cut the Cardinals lead for home field advantage in the playoffs to 4.5 games. Saturday’s game turned into a pitchers duel, as Julio Teheran faced off against Cardinals starter, Joe Kelly.  Neither starter factored into the decision, as they both shut down the opposition.... »

Tim Hudson

Hudson Gets Win and Fractured Ankle Against Mets

The Atlanta Braves bats came alive as they defeated the New York Mets 8-2, in a game that saw a scary injury to Braves starter, Tim Hudson.  Hudson pitched brilliantly in his 7.2 innings before he was injured covering 1st base.  Eric Young Jr. stepped on Hudson’s right ankle, which forced Hudson to be taken off field on a golf cart. Hudson will return to Atlanta and after the swelling goes down ha... »