Tuesday morning news and notes about the Atlanta Braves
After getting swept by the Tigers over the weekend, Atlanta bounces back with a 3-2 win against NL East rival Washington and Nationals ace Stephen Strassburg, who hasn't won in his last five starts.
All-star catcher's parents both inducted into hall of fame over the weekend
Atlanta outscored 25-7 for rough finish to disappointing road trip
DENVER -- Record-setting cold didn't stop the Atlanta Braves from hitting home runs or hinder their bullpen.. The Braves scored all their runs on three homers, beating the Colorado Rockies 4-3 on Tuesday in the first game of a split doubleheader.. Justin Upton, Dan Uggla and Evan Gattis homered
Jason Heyward had an appendectomy Monday night in Denver, the Braves announced. The team didn't state a timetable for his return to action.
PITTSBURGH --z Wandy Rodriguez was concerned Friday that his balky left hamstring might present a problem on a damp 49-degree night.. "I was a little bit scared, had a little fear of getting hurt again but then I just moved on and it was fine," Rodriguez said.. Rodriguez
Atlanta Braves first baseman takes BP with G-Braves, plans to play next three games with Gwinnett
Simmons, Johnson and Upton lead the offense in a 9-0 victory
MIAMI -- Evan Gattis and Juan Francisco slugged home runs during the Braves' six-run fifth inning as Atlanta defeated the Miami Marlins 8-0 before 13,810 fans at Marlins Park on Wednesday.. The first-place Braves (8-1) swept the last-place Marlins (1-8) in three games in a mismatched battle
MIAMI -- Atlanta starter Kris Medlen continued his mastery of the Miami Marlins and his dominance since the 2012 All-Star break, and Justin Upton provided yet another big hit as the first-place Braves posted a 3-2 win on Tuesday night at Marlins Park.. Medlen, who tossed 12 scoreless
Justin Upton provides the offense again with huge day for National League East leaders
Monday morning news and notes on the Atlanta Braves
Right-hander, now two wins from 200 in his career, also contributes offensively on Sunday
Brothers B.J. Upton and Justin Upton hit home runs in the ninth inning to cap a dramatic 6-5 come-from-behind win over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday at Turner Field.