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Phillies' Burnett outduels Braves' Wood for 1-0 victory

The Braves and Phillies combined for just nine hits Thursday, and Philadelphia finally broke the 0-0 tie in the eighth inning for the game's only run.

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BRAVES NOTEBOOK: Johnson back in lineup, moved to seventh spot

Braves hitting coach Greg Walker said he wanted Chris Johnson to “get the fight back between him and the pitcher” instead of fighting himself.

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BRAVES NOTEBOOK: Pitcher Santana making the most of his opportunity

Braves pitcher stays hot

Ervin Santana struck out a career-high-tying 11 through six innings of one-run ball before leaving with a 2-1 lead Monday against the Phillies.

Autopsy reveals cause of death of Ultimate Warrior

The 54-year-old wrestler, James Hellwig, collapsed on April 8 outside a hotel in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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Koonin to become part-owner, CEO of Hawks

Steve Koonin will oversee all business, financial and strategic operations of the Hawks and Philips Arena. He will also acquire an equity position within the ownership group, and represent the owners as the head of the organization.

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Simple approach pays off for J. Upton

Justin Upton raised his early season batting average from .265 to .366 in three days.

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Braves sweep Nationals with 10-2 victory

Freddie Freeman and Justin Upton homered early to spark Atlanta to a 10-2 win over the Washington Nationals on Sunday.

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Braves’ bullpen experiencing growing pains

Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez acknowledged only 10 games into the season he’s still trying to find a comfort zone with how to use the new pieces in his bullpen.

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Braves believe offense will improve

Atlanta’s offense has been alarmingly unproductive and some of the same problems that plagued the lineup a year ago have carried over.

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Watson seizes control in second round of Masters

Bubba Watson had a great day at Augusta National, but other past champions, including Phil Mickelson, didn’t fare as well on Friday

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Young's four runs spark Mets past Braves

Mets left fielder Eric Young, who entered Thursday's game against Atlanta hitting just .154, had three hits, including a triple, stole three bases and scored four times as the Mets defeated the Braves 6-4 to take the three-game series at Turner Field.

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American flag catches fire during Atlanta Braves' opening day ceremony

Fireworks honoring the legendary Atlanta Braves slugger Hank Aaron on Tuesday night brought sparks way too close to the American Flag at Turner Field.

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Hawks rally past Celtics

Jeff Teague had 19 points and eight assists and Kyle Korver scored 17 points as host Atlanta got a critical victory vs. Boston.

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Santana impressive in Braves debut

Atlanta beats New York Mets, 4-3

Braves pitcher Ervin Santana allowed three hits and no walks in eight scoreless innings during his debut on Wednesday. The Braves beat the Mets, 4-3.

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Mets beat Braves on 40th anniversary of Aaron's 715th homer

On the 40th anniversary of Hank Aaron's historic 715th home run, it was New York Mets right-hander Bartolo Colon who flipped the calendar back.


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