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9/20/2014 | Minor exits start with shoulder discomfort

Mike Minor completed just one inning before exiting Saturday night's start against the Mets with left shoulder discomfort. The Braves announced that he will be further evaluated by their medical staff.


9/20/2014 | Peraza, Hursh receive top Minor League honors

Jose Peraza has been named the Braves' Minor League Player of the Year and Jason Hursh was recognized as the organization's Minor League Pitcher of the Year.


9/20/2014 | Gattis relieved by kidney stone diagnosis

Evan Gattis admits that he was relieved to learn that a kidney stone has been the source of the discomfort he's occasionally felt over the past week.


9/20/2014 | Mets look to deGrom to complete series sweep

Atlanta's Wild Card have dwindled and New York must win out just to finish above .500. But Ervin Santana is hoping to slow Mets hurler Jacob deGrom, who can bolster his NL Rookie of the Year campaign.


9/20/2014 | As hopes fade, Braves fending off Mets in East

While the stumbling Braves have played themselves to the brink of playoff elimination over the last few weeks, they're still clinging to second place in the National League East. That effort to hold off the Marlins and Mets continues Saturday against New York when Mike Minor takes the hill opposite Jon Niese.


9/19/2014 | Teheran deals, but Braves blanked in costly loss

Julio Teheran and Mets starter Zack Wheeler were involved in a tight pitchers' duel on Friday night at Turner Field. But Mets first baseman Lucas Duda ended that with a two-run home run that proved decisive in the Braves' 5-0 loss.


9/19/2014 | Braves bestow top Minors honors on Peraza, Hursh

Jose Peraza and Jason Hursh will be among the prospects honored when the Braves introduce their Minor League Players of the Year during an on-field ceremony before Saturday night's game against the Mets. Gaining the top honors, Peraza was named the organization's Player of the Year and Hursh was named the organization's Pitcher of the Year.


9/19/2014 | Heyward treating, waiting out bruised thumb

Jason Heyward suffered a thumb contusion when he was hit by a pitch in the sixth inning Wednesday, but Thursday's day off was not enough to reduce the swelling and get him back in the lineup for the start of the series against the Mets on Friday.


9/19/2014 | Yet to pass kidney stone, Gattis takes BP, shags flies

Evan Gattis has not passed the kidney stone that doctors found on Wednesday. But because the stone had not yet moved to a location that elicits what is often intolerable pain, Gattis was cleared to participate in batting practice before Friday night's game against the Mets at Turner Field.


9/19/2014 | Pitching staff remains bright spot for Braves amid struggles

It is true that the Braves have gone from first place to the margins of the National League Wild Card race due to a numbing offensive slump. But for the longer-term future of the Atlanta franchise, there will be the usual solace: A core of pitching strength that should be around for many seasons to come.


9/18/2014 | Braves with decisions to make after disappointing '14

Though a near-perfect conclusion might miraculously vault them into the playoffs, the Braves are much more likely to spend this season's final week tasting the disappointment that has followed them for most of this year.


9/16/2014 | Braves focus on WC race as Nats seek NL's top record

When the Braves and the Nationals take the field again on Wednesday, one club will keep its sights set on clinching home-field advantage throughout the NL playoffs, while the other will try to pull off what seems improbable and win a Wild Card spot.


9/16/2014 | Kimbrel named Braves' Clemente Award nominee

Though he is still learning the many different ways he can assist as the spokesman for Athletes Curing Kids Cancer, All-Star closer Craig Kimbrel has already made enough of an impact on the Atlanta community to be named the Braves' nominee for this year's Roberto Clemente Award.


9/16/2014 | Fredi's challenge gets call overturned at second

Though his club's postseason hopes were further weakened during Tuesday night's 3-0 loss to the Nationals, Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez proved successful in his attempt to prevent a run from scoring during the eighth inning.


9/16/2014 | Bats struggle again as Harang takes tough-luck loss

As their offense spent most of the past few weeks appearing to be lifeless, the Braves bid adieu to their hope of defending their division crown. But that did not necessarily make things any easier as they were forced to watch the Nationals celebrate the clinching of the National League East after claiming a 3-0 win on Tuesday night at Turner Field.


9/16/2014 | Braves, SunTrust anticipate fruitful partnership

When the Braves announced that they would stage the groundbreaking for their new stadium on Tuesday morning, they said there would be a significant announcement. True to their promise, they revealed the surprise by announcing that their new home, scheduled to open in 2017, will be named SunTrust Park.


9/16/2014 | With SunTrust Park, a new day for Braves

The Atlanta Braves are going bigger than just a new stadium with SunTrust Park. They are undertaking a "ballpark village" concept, with their new park the centerpiece of a development that will include restaurants, hotels, retail outlets, office space, entertainment venues and residential areas.


9/16/2014 | Braves break ground on new SunTrust Park

The Braves broke ground on their new stadium in Cobb County, Ga., on Tuesday in a gala ceremony presided over by Terry McGuirk, the chairman of the team. McGuirk announced that the new stadium will be named SunTrust Park, and he said the groundbreaking ceremony represented one of the great days in franchise history.


9/16/2014 | MLB announces Clemente Award nominees

Major League Baseball and Chevrolet announced on Tuesday the names of the 30 club nominees for the Roberto Clemente Award presented by Chevrolet, and fan voting will begin Wednesday, Roberto Clemente Day, to help decide who succeeds Carlos Beltran as the winner of the prestigious community honor handed out annually at the World Series.


9/15/2014 | Nats go with Roark in first chance to clinch division

If the Nationals win one of their two remaining games at Turner Field this week, the Braves will have to watch their rivals celebrate winning the National League East on their home turf. If that was not incentive enough, Atlanta is hanging on by a thread in the NL Wild Card race as it sends Aaron Harang to the hill to face Washington's Tanner Roark on Tuesday night.


9/15/2014 | Braves send Gattis for further tests on throat

Instead of placing catcher Evan Gattis back in their lineup for Monday night's series opener against the Nationals, the Braves instead sent him for further evaluation to determine why he has not recovered from the strep throat symptoms he began battling a little more than a week ago.


9/15/2014 | Freeman, Fredi tossed after Stras K's slugger

Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman and his manager Fredi Gonzalez both displayed some frustration when they were ejected by plate umpire Tim Timmons during Monday night's series opener against the Nationals at Turner Field.


9/15/2014 | Braves fall back in WC race after falling to Nats

Coming off a miserable road trip, the Braves were hoping to gain some momentum courtesy of their latest opportunity to face Stephen Strasburg. But instead of frustrating Strasburg yet again, they extended their offensive woes in Monday night's 4-2 loss to the Nationals, who are now on the brink of clinching the National League East title.


9/15/2014 | Braves set to break ground on new ballpark

A new era of Braves baseball will start to take shape today, when the club breaks ground on its new ballpark, which is scheduled to open at the start of the 2017 season.


9/14/2014 | Braves set to host Nats in crucial division matchup

The Nats will try to inch closer to winning the NL East when they send out Stephen Strasburg to face Ervin Santana and the Braves on Monday night. Atlanta will try to gain ground in the Wild Card race.




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