Braves at Rangers Series Preview…..

September 11, 2014 Chris Jervis 0

  The Atlanta Braves (75-71) are in 'must-win' mode now as the season winds down.  With a win against the Washington Nationals Wednesday afternoon, the Braves temporarily kept their Wild Card hopes alive. They currently trail the Pittsburgh Pirates by 1.5 games in the chase for the second Wild Card spot. The Braves travel to…

Braves at Marlins Series Preview…..

September 5, 2014 Chris Jervis 0

Well, it happened. After a loss by the Milwaukee Brewers on a Braves' off day, the Atlanta Braves (73-67) are officially back in the playoff hunt. The loss by Milwaukee put the Braves into a tie with the Brewers for the second Wild Card spot in the NL. The Braves hope their good fortune continues…

Aug. 31 Miami Marlins at Atlanta Braves Preview…

August 31, 2014 Chris Jervis 0

Despite losing to the Miami Marlins 4-0 Saturday night, the Atlanta Braves are still only 1 1/2 games behind St. Louis for the second Wild Card spot, and they have a healthy slate of games against Division rivals approaching, including six key games against Division leader Washington. If ever there was a time for one…

Aug. 30th Marlins at Braves Game Summary…

August 31, 2014 Chris Jervis 0

The Atlanta Braves, winners of their last three games, needed a victory against the Miami Marlins Saturday night to keep the pressure on in their chase for a playoff spot. Marlins' starter Jarred Cosart wanted to show the Astros that they made a mistake by trading him to the Marlins. Pride, and Cosart, won the…

Aug 30th, Marlins at Braves Preview…

August 30, 2014 Chris Jervis 0

The Atlanta Braves (71-64), winners of 10 of their last 14 games, continue their attempt to chase down Washington or San Francisco for a playoff spot. Neither of those teams, however, is cooperating. Both the Nationals and the Giants won late Friday evening, meaning the Braves will have to continue playing strong baseball as they…

Is help on the way? Potential Atlanta September call-ups….

August 30, 2014 Chris Jervis 2

With Major League rosters slated to expand on Monday, the Atlanta Braves will be calling up several players to fill out the opened active roster spots and, hopefully, provide some needed depth and flexibility in the lineup. But the question is: Who will get the call? Will it be the exciting youngsters that fans want…

Aug. 29th Marlins at Braves Game Summary…

August 29, 2014 Chris Jervis 0

Atlanta won their third straight and 10 of their last 14 behind the bats of Justin Upton and Jason Heyward Friday night. The pair combined to go 4 for 7 with a HR, four RBI, a walk and two runs scored, sparking a 5-2 victory against the Miami Marlins. Ervin Santana struggled in the first…

Aug. 29th Marlins at Braves Preview….

August 29, 2014 Chris Jervis 0

The Braves (70-64) open a three game series at home against the Marlins (65-67) Friday night, which is good news on multiple fronts. Ervin Santana (13-7, 3.60 ERA / 3.31 FIP) takes the mound for the Braves, looking to extend his streak of second half quality starts. Since the All-Star break, Santana is 6-1 with…

Aug. 28 Braves at Mets Preview – Game 3…

August 28, 2014 Chris Jervis 0

Jason Heyward has hit Jonathon Niese well in his career (.375, 2 2B, 2 HR, 8 RBI), but you can understand if he has butterflies at first pitch in tonight's Game 3 series finale against the Mets at 7:10PM. The last time they faced one another, Heyward was smashed in the face by a Niese…

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