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Nationals thump Braves to extend winning streak

The Washington Nationals used good starting pitching and timely hitting to win the first two games of this three-game series with Atlanta. They employed the same formula to complete a series sweep on Thursday.

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Nationals beat Braves 2-1 in 11 innings

WASHINGTON — Shortstop Ian Desmond drove in the winning run with a sacrifice fly to left field with one out in the bottom of the 11th inning off reliever David Aardsma as the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 2-1 on Wednesday night.

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Hustle propels G-Braves over .500 with 8-5 win over Indianapolis

Late hustle gives Gwinnett Braves an 8-5 win over Indianapolis

HAMMOCK: Taking the pro baseball money is now Gwinnett's trend

It’s hard to blame youngsters like Nick Neidert and Jahmai Jones for bypassing college, taking advantage of their high selections in the MLB Draft

NCAA proposal lets NBA draft entrants back in school

College underclassmen who declare for the NBA draft would be able to return to school if a proposal by the NCAA men’s basketball oversight committee gets adopted.

NBA approves sale of Hawks to Ressler group

The NBA Board of Governors unanimously approved the sale of the Atlanta Hawks to an ownership group led by billionaire Tony Ressler on Wednesday

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G-Braves scratch out third straight victory with 6-3 win over Indianapolis

Gwinnett Braves down Indianapolis 6-3

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Brookwood grad Walker Zimmerman enjoying breakout MLS season

Brookwood graduate Walker Zimmerman, and current defender for FC Dallas, has enjoyed early success in his Major League Soccer career. But he still has bigger dreams on his mind.

North grad Wood relishes closer role in Indianapolis

North grad Blake Wood settles into role as closer with the IL’s Indianapolis Indians

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G-Braves' Manny Banuelos sizzles in complete-game shutout of Indianapolis

The Gwinnett lefty was a model of efficiency on the mound while going a career-high nine silky-smooth innings and also helping out the cause offensively.

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Fun, instruction the goals at G-Braves' youth baseball camp

Fun, instruction the order of the day at Gwinnett Braves’ Youth Baseball Camp

Braves pick up righty Toussaint ahead of series with Nationals

The Braves snapped up right-hander Touki Toussaint, who was Arizona’s 2014 first-round draft choice and rated as the organization’s No. 4 prospect.

Toussaint helps bolster Braves' pitching prospect pool

ATLANTA — The Atlanta Braves continue to acquire as much pitching as possible.

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Teheran pitches Braves past Mets, 1-0

ATLANTA — Julio Teheran finally flashed the form that earned him a spot in the All-Star Game last year and elevated his reputation as a top-of-the-rotation arm.

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Eric Young Jr.'s two-run single gives G-Braves a walk-off win

LAWRENCEVILLE — Eric Young, Jr. hit a walk-off two-run single in the ninth inning Sunday, lifting the Gwinnett Braves (33-35) to a 6-5 win over the Pawtucket Red Sox (34-36) at Coolray Field. Gwinnett avoided a sweep of the three-game series with their eighth walk-off win this season.

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