Andrelton Simmons

Matt Harvey Mets

Medlen Struggles Again as Mets Down Braves

Once again, the Atlanta Braves struggled to score runs against the New York Mets on Tuesday night, as the Mets were able to score 3 runs late to defeat the Braves, 4-1. The Braves were 1-8 with RISP during Tuesday’s game.  That does not bode well for getting runs or a win in any game. The only Braves run of the game came from the very 1st batter, Andrelton Simmons.  Simmons led off the game with a... »

All-Star Freddie Freeman Keys Braves Win Over Reds

All-Star Freddie Freeman Keys Braves Win Over Reds

The Atlanta Braves newest all-star, Freddie Freeman, used Thursday night to show why he deserved to win the final NL spot.  Freeman led the Braves (53-39) to a 6-5 victory in the 1st of 4 games against the Cincinnati Reds (51-41). It was around 5:15 p.m. on Thursday when Freddie Freeman and the Braves got the news they had hoped to hear.  With 19.7 million votes, Freeman beat out Yusiel Puig and g... »

Tim Hudson

Hudson Ends Winless Streak as Braves Blow Out Phillies

The Atlanta Braves had their biggest offensive game of the season as they blew out the Phillies, 13-4. The win ended the Braves 3-game losing streak and gave them their 50th win of 2013.  Atlanta’s offense bested their season high for hits (19), and runs (13), on Saturday night. Andrelton Simmons, who has been criticized in the lead off role, led off the game by hitting his seventh homerun of the ... »

Braves Catcher Laird

Gonzalez Ejected Braves Drop Third Straight

The Atlanta Braves dropped their 3rd straight game on Friday night.  A late inning comeback bid fell one run short as the Braves were beaten by the Philadelphia Phillies, 5-4. The Phillies got the game’s scoring started in the 1st inning of Friday’s game.  Ryan Howard grounded into fielder’s choice to Freddie Freeman.  Freeman’s throw to 2nd went into left field allowing Chase Utley to score on th... »

Marlins Nolasco and Ruggiano Rain on Braves Parade

Marlins Nolasco and Ruggiano Rain on Braves Parade

The rain on Wednesday night did not stop the Miami Marlins from scoring 6 runs against the Atlanta Braves.  The Marlins were able to beat the Braves 6-3, to force a rubber game in the series on Thursday. During Tuesday’s game, the Marlins jumped out to a 2-0 lead, and it was the Braves turn to do so on Wednesday. In the 3rd inning, an Andrelton Simmons single scored B.J. Upton and gave the Braves ... »

Medlen and Braves Run Over Marlins

Medlen and Braves Run Over Marlins

The Atlanta Braves amassed 16 hits as they defeated the Miami Marlins 11-3 on Tuesday night.  The 16 hits by the Braves is the most they have had this season.  Their 11 runs is also the most runs they have scored without hitting a homerun. It looked like it may be a long night for the Braves, as the Marlins jumped out to an early 2-0 lead. Kris Medlen walked Giancarlo Stanton, which allowed Logan ... »

Teheran Brilliant as Braves Shutout Diamondbacks

Teheran Brilliant as Braves Shutout Diamondbacks

The Atlanta Braves were able to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks on the night Chipper Jones’ #10 jersey was retired. The Braves 3-0 shutout victory was the first time the D-Backs have been shut out during the 2013 season. It was a very intriguing match-up on the mound for Friday’s game. Last year, Julio Teheran and Randall Delgado were fighting for that 5th and final starting spot for the... »

Royals Edge Braves 4-3 In 10th

Royals Edge Braves 4-3 In 10th

The Kansas City Royals walked off the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday night to split the 2-game series in Kansas City.  The Braves fell 4-3 in 10 innings. The Royals once again did not waste any time getting the scoring started. Alex Gordon, the Royal’s lead off man, led off the game with his 7th home run of the season.  Kansas City would add another run in the 1st inning off the bat of Salvador... »