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Braves 1B Freeman not ready to come off DL

ATLANTA — The Atlanta Braves desperately need first baseman Freddie Freeman’s bat in the lineup.

Nationals continue dominance over Braves

Jordan Zimmermann pitched eight scoreless innings against the Atlanta Braves last week in Washington and failed to get a victory. This time the Nationals gave their right-hander the support he needed.

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Wisler to face Mets in Braves debut

ATLANTA – Matt Wisler wasn’t acquired until after spring training, so he will wear a Atlanta Braves uniform for the first time tonight.

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Bethancourt tries to get back on track with G-Braves

LAWRENCEVILLE — Coolray Field was supposed to be in Christian Bethancourt’s past.

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Braves send Foltynewicz back to Gwinnett

ATLANTA — Rookie right-hander Mike Foltynewicz was optioned by Atlanta back to Gwinnett on Wednesday, clearing the way for Matt Wisler to potential make his major league for the Braves debut on Friday against the New York Mets.

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Markakis lifts Braves over Red Sox 5-2

ATLANTA — Nick Markakis tied a major league record for consecutive errorless games in the outfield, but it was at the plate where the right fielder came through for the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday night.

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Peraza bides his time with G-Braves

LAWRENCEVILLE — Atlanta no longer has a hole to fill at second base or in center field.

Padres win ‘weird’ 11-inning game with Braves

ATLANTA — After tying the score in the eighth inning on catcher’s interference, the San Diego Padres won it more conventionally in the 11th.

Terdoslavich sent down day after winning homer

Terdoslavich was optioned by the Atlanta Braves to Gwinnett despite his game-deciding pinch-hit homer in the eighth inning against San Diego.

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G-Braves hit the road after 11th-inning victory

Team at .500 after winning seven of 10 games

Team at .500 after winning seven of 10 games

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Pittsburgh Pirates blank Atlanta Braves

Gerrit Cole wins NL-leading ninth victory

Gerrit Cole allowed six hits, walked three and hit two batters, but the Braves were 0-for-7 with runners in scoring position against him.

Lavarnway trying to revive career with Gwinnett Braves

One of the top hitting prospects in baseball a few years ago, Ryan Lavarnway is trying to bounce back with the Gwinnett Braves

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Former G-Braves manager Brundage sees son graduate from Mill Creek, stays for series

In his first two years after leaving the Gwinnett Braves, Dave Brundage never got to spend more than four summer days back in his home outside Buford. The Lehigh Valley manager is getting to double that this season.

G-Braves washed out again, will play two Wednesday

The Gwinnett Braves were unable Tuesday to resume their suspended game with Lehigh Valley because of more rain, forcing the teams to try to play the equivalent of back-to-back doubleheaders tonight and Thursday.

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Chris Johnson's first rehab game with Gwinnett Braves cut short by rain

Chris Johnson got only one at-bat before the Gwinnett Braves’ game with Lehigh Valley was suspended because of rain on Monday night.

Braves beat Rays 2-1 in Perez's first MLB start

ATLANTA — Williams Perez didn’t get credit for the victory in his first major league start but helped the Atlanta Braves gain of a split of their two-game interleague series with Tampa Bay.

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Wesleyan wins rain-soaked doubleheader to reach state baseball finals

It took until after midnight, but Wesleyan's baseball team pulled out a marathon doubleheader sweep to reach the Class AA championship series

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G-Braves squander Ryan Weber's nice debut with another loss

Ryan Weber, promoted from Class AA Mississippi, fared well in a spot start but the Gwinnett Braves faltered down the stretch and were swept by the visiting Louisville Bats

Thomas fans six in row, but G-Braves lose

Atlanta could use an additional left-hander in the bullpen and Ian Thomas may be ready for another look by the Braves.

Cuba-defector Garcia big hit with G-Braves

That a Cuban defector is one of the Gwinnett Braves’ top hitters is not really a surprise. That it is Adonis Garcia — rather than Dion Toscano — definitely is, though.

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Wisler impressive with arm and bat, but G-Braves done in by ninth-inning homer

Though the Gwinnett Braves lost on a ninth-inning home run, pitcher Matt Wisler was impressive on the mound and at the plate

G-Braves' Peraza to sit a few days

Gwinnett Braves second baseman Jose Peraza raised his average to .311 with two more hits Thursday, but he won’t be in the lineup for the next couple of games.

Former G-Brave Lerud does in his old team

Jose Constanza, who won an International League batting title with Gwinnett, is coming back to Coolray Field this weekend and the G-Braves can only hope that the speedy outfielder doesn’t do to them what another former player did.

Banuelos states case, G-Braves win in 10th

LAWRENCEVILLE — With Mike Minor headed to season-ending shoulder surgery, the Atlanta Braves could certainly use an up-and-coming left-hander to join their rotation at some point this year.

Wesleyan standouts lead another Class AA sweep

Jones, Hall put on offensive show for Wolves

Jones, Hall put on offensive show for Wolves

G-Braves lose as rally falls short in ninth

The Gwinnett Braves went 4-2 on their recent road trip, pulling back to .500 and giving hope for a successful homestand.

Castro off to fast start with G-Braves

Daniel Castro is mainly known for his glove. Castro, though, is far from a one-dimensional player.

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Wang loses again, so do Gwinnett Braves

Chien-Ming Wang fell to 0-4 with the Gwinnett Braves after Monday night's loss to Syracuse

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G-Braves' Wisler gets International League honor

It took until his fifth start for Matt Wisler to get his first victory with the Gwinnett Braves, but now the right-hander has started to live up to his prospect hype

Johnson right at home back with Braves

When Kelly Johnson got a minor league invitation to spring training from the Braves, it almost seemed like a token gesture to a former player who still lived outside Atlanta.

Bats back up Foltynewicz in Braves 7-5 win over Philly

Rookie right-hander Mike Foltynewicz is 2-0 for the Atlanta Braves and the Philadelphia Phillies are still searching for a series victory on the road.

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Hawks even series with 106-90 win over Wizards

Forward DeMarre Carroll led five double-figure scorers with 22 points and the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference used an 11-2 run midway in the final quarter to pull away for 106-90 victory Tuesday night.

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Parkview's Francoeur has a night and trip to remember

ATLANTA — Jeff Francoeur and his wife, Catie, will find out on Thursday whether their second child, due in October, will be another girl or a boy.

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Jose Peraza pushes average over .300 in Gwinnett Braves win

Jose Peraza continued his rebound from a rough start, pushing his season average above .300 on Sunday in the Gwinnett Braves' 8-1 win over Toledo

Reds blast Braves with three-homer night

Right-hander Jason Marquis, who didn’t pitch in the majors last season after elbow surgery, is showing that his long career isn’t over.

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Reds' starter Mike Leake takes it upon himself in win over Braves

ATLANTA — Cincinnati Reds right-hander Mike Leake took it upon himself to make sure he finally got his first victory of the season.

Prospect Wisler hit hard as G-Braves fall 8-5

Kyle Davies, like Matt Wisler now, was once a top Atlanta pitching prospect.

Penalties for speed-up violations start Friday in minors

The Gwinnett Braves have been on the clock for four weeks, but with no consequences to the players. Beginning this weekend, there will be.

G-Braves' Wisler gets another chance at first win

LAWRENCEVILLE — Matt Wisler admitted he was a little nervous in his first start for the Gwinnett Braves, but that outing was actually his most effective so far.

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G-Braves clinch first series win, go for sweep

LAWRENCEVILLE — Jose Peraza is considered a future leadoff hitter for the Atlanta Braves, but the second baseman has hit in the No. 2 spot of the Gwinnett lineup in all except one game.

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Juan Jaime on DL after one game with G-Braves

Juan Jaime landed on the disabled list after just one ill-fated relief appearance with the Gwinnett Braves

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Cedric Hunter's ninth-inning home run gives Gwinnett Braves win

The Gwinnett Braves' first home run at Coolray Field was a walk-off winner Monday night against Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

G-Braves rained out at Durham, doubleheader set

The Gwinnett Braves, who were rained out Saturday night in Durham, haven’t fared well against the rest of the International League’s South Division.

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Jaime gets another chance with G-Braves

Jaime went unclaimed by any other major league team after being designated for assignment by Atlanta and was sent outright to the G-Braves on Friday.

G-BRAVES NOTES: Mike Foltynewicz looks Atlanta-ready after gem

Mike Foltynewicz may be the on the verge of pitching himself off the Gwinnett Braves.

Gwinnett Braves power outage finally comes to an end

The Gwinnett Braves didn’t start any of their previous six seasons by going more than four games without a home run.

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G-Braves' Matt Wisler makes good first impression

LAWRENCEVILLE — When Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez talks about Matt Wisler, the word “close” is almost always included.

Elbow injury lands Brady Feigl on G-Braves' DL

LAWRENCEVILLE — The Atlanta Braves organization has had a run of bad luck when it comes to pitchers needing Tommy John surgery.

G-Braves fall in another extra-inning game

LAWRENCEVILLE — It took most of the Gwinnett Braves’ opening homestand, but Jose Peraza started to show why he is considered Atlanta’s top prospect.

Marlins power past Braves 8-2

Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton broke his slump just in time to help Tom Koehler finally get a victory over the Atlanta Braves.