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5/26/2015 | Wood feels better, eager to face Dodgers

Alex Wood spent the entirety of this past weekend battling a stomach virus that caused him to miss Friday night's scheduled start against the Brewers. But when he started feeling better on Monday, he began looking forward to Wednesday night's start against the Dodgers.


5/26/2015 | Masset's unexpected misstep raises 'pen concerns

When the Braves signed Nick Masset, immediately after he was released by the Marlins last week, they were taking a chance on him strengthening their 'pen with his experience. But as Masset surrendered a career-high three home runs in the eighth inning of Monday's 6-3 loss to the Dodgers, there was reason to remember teams don't simply allow high-quality relievers to become available during a season.


5/25/2015 | Dodgers' three homers in eighth down Braves

The Dodgers launched three home runs in the eighth inning to beat the Braves, 6-3, on Monday night at Dodger Stadium.


5/25/2015 | Peterson robs Gonzalez with great catch

Jace Peterson certainly caught the attention of all who were watching when he robbed Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez of a single in the third inning of Monday night's game at Dodger Stadium.


5/25/2015 | Gonzalez says club is trying to trade Callaspo

Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez openly admitted the team is trying to trade utility man Alberto Callaspo.


5/25/2015 | Teheran, Kershaw looking for improvement

When Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw and Braves right-hander Julio Teheran oppose each other at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday night, both highly regarded hurlers will be attempting to distance themselves from the frustration they have experienced thus far this season.


5/24/2015 | Braves head west for series with Dodgers

The Braves begin a 10-game trip out west on Monday, looking for right-hander Williams Perez to build on his first career start in the opener of a three-game series against the Dodgers, who counter with lefty Brett Anderson.


5/24/2015 | C. Johnson targets Thursday return from DL

Braves third baseman Chris Johnson took batting practice at Turner Field on Sunday morning for the first time since going on the disabled list with a fractured left hand.


5/23/2015 | Defensive gems put Braves in position to win

Before the end of the tunnel on the way to the Braves' dugout, there's a sign showing Atlanta's Gold Glove Award winners and the line: "Defense wins championships." The Braves' 3-2 walk-off win over the Brewers in 11 innings Saturday was no championship, but the sign's mantra paved the way for the victory.


5/23/2015 | Peterson revels in first career walk-off hit

Exactly one week after hitting his first career grand slam, Braves second baseman Jace Peterson tallied his first walk-off hit, sending Atlanta to a 3-2 victory over the Brewers in the 11th inning with a single to left-center field.


5/23/2015 | Braves rookie delivers in 11th to sink Brewers

Shelby Miller bounced back from a rocky first inning and the Braves' bullpen held off the Brewers long enough for Jace Peterson to give Atlanta a walk-off single for a 3-2, 11-inning win Saturday.


5/23/2015 | Nelson, Foltynewicz square off in series finale

A pair of youngsters, Atlanta's Mike Foltynewicz and Milwaukee's Jimmy Nelson, have plenty to prove Sunday when the Braves and Brewers wrap up their four-game series at Turner Field. Both Foltynewicz, 23, and Nelson, 25, will be making their first appearances against their respective opponent.


5/23/2015 | Walks costly for Stults in emergency outing

The Braves might not have known exactly how ill Alex Wood was feeling, but they couldn't have been feeling much better after watching Eric Stults unravel with two outs in a seven-run fourth inning of the Brewers' 11-0 win Friday night at Turner Field.


5/23/2015 | Miller to face Brewers in follow-up to near no-no

Shelby Miller will look to continue his recent dominance on the mound for the Braves, and Brewers right-hander Mike Fiers will face Atlanta for the first time in his career Saturday afternoon at Turner Field.


5/22/2015 | Brewers strike back at Braves with big inning

Ryan Braun kept his hot stretch going with a homer and four RBIs, and the Brewers busted out a seven-run fourth inning and cruised to an 11-0 victory Friday night in Atlanta.


5/22/2015 | Braves miffed by 'blatant' use of substance

Count Braves right fielder Nick Markakis among the Major League hitters who are comforted by the trend of pitchers using a hidden foreign substance to improve their grip of the baseball.


5/22/2015 | Wood skips start due to stomach virus

Braves left-hander Alex Wood did not make Friday night's scheduled start against the Brewers because of a stomach virus. Eric Stults started in his place.


5/22/2015 | For Fredi, lineup key to Braves' success

Fredi Gonzalez, in the midst of his fifth year with the Braves, constantly is searching for the best set of matchups each day, each hour, each second. Atlanta used 31 different lineups in its first 31 games his year, and the manager is having fun coming up with these combinations.


5/22/2015 | Teheran putting tough April in rear-view mirror

Julio Teheran may never be the overpowering pitcher he was touted as when he was younger, but he showed he can be a consistently effective starter -- like in Thursday's 10-1 win over the Brewers when he struck out eight over seven innings.


5/20/2015 | Patient Peterson sparking Braves' offense

Jace Peterson has helped spark the Braves' offense from the top of the lineup with discipline and patience, including two walks in a 2-1 win over the Rays on Wednesday night.


5/20/2015 | Perez impressive in first Major League start

Williams Perez impressed in his first Major League start for the Braves, striking out seven and allowing one run over five innings to help the Rays claim a 2-1 win on Wednesday night.


5/20/2015 | Braves squeeze out narrow win over Rays

Williams Perez struck out seven over five innings in his first MLB start, and the Braves' bullpen held on to a late lead in a 2-1 win over the Rays on Wednesday.


5/20/2015 | Garza looks to bounce back in opener vs. Braves

Julio Teheran and Matt Garza will attempt to halt their recent woes when they oppose each other on Thursday night, in the opener of a four-game series between the Braves and the Brewers at Turner Field.


5/19/2015 | Rookie Foltynewicz searching for consistency

Mike Foltynewicz displayed the talent the Braves are excited about, but also the inconsistency that comes along with a young pitcher during a 5-3 loss to the Rays on Tuesday.


5/19/2015 | Braves' bats go cold after early surge

The Braves scored three runs in the second inning, but then managed only two more hits the rest of the way in a 5-3 loss to the Rays.




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