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Braves end skid, rally past Phillies

Published Apr. 26 2015

PHILADELPHIA -- Andrelton Simmons led off the seventh inning with a homer, sparking a rally that helped the Atlanta Braves...

Nets beat Hawks 91-83, pull within 2-1 in series

Published Apr. 26 2015

NEW YORK — They were beaten badly in the regular season and were losing by a little in the playoffs.

Smokies outslug Lookouts in series opener, 16-10

Published Apr. 26 2015

Ryan Dent's two-run double to right field highlighted a four-run eighth inning for the Tennessee Smokies as they won 16-10...

Simmons homer leads rally in Braves' 5-2 win over Phillies

Published Apr. 25 2015

PHILADELPHIA -- Andrelton Simmons led off the seventh inning with a homer, sparking a rally that helped the Atlanta Braves...

Nets beat Hawks 91-83, pull within 2-1 in series

Published Apr. 25 2015

NEW YORK -- Brook Lopez had 22 points and 13 rebounds, Thaddeus Young added 18 points and 11 rebounds, and...

Phillies nip Braves on bobble in ninth

Published Apr. 25 2015

PHILADELPHIA -- Freddie Freeman mishandled Ben Revere's ground ball to first base, allowing Freddy Galvis to score in the ninth...

Chattanooga Lookouts end skid, edge Mississippi Braves 3-2

Published Apr. 25 2015

Max Kepler's single to right field with one out in the top of the ninth inning Friday night scored Stephen...

Freeman error allows winning run, Phillies beat Braves 1-0

Published Apr. 24 2015

PHILADELPHIA — Freddie Freeman mishandled Ben Revere's ground ball to first, allowing Freddy Galvis to score in the ninth to...

Mets top Braves for 11th win in row

Published Apr. 24 2015

NEW YORK -- With a perfect ride through their first homestand, the surprising New York Mets matched the best start...

Mississippi Braves beat Chattanooga Lookouts 5-2

Published Apr. 24 2015

The Mississippi Braves beat the visiting Chattanooga Lookouts for the fourth straight time Thursday night, 5-2.

Millsap scores 19, Hawks hold off Nets 96-91 for 2-0 lead

Published Apr. 23 2015

ATLANTA — Paul Millsap answered all those questions about his shoulder. Al Horford didn't let a dislocated finger slow him...

Duda, Flores lead Mets past Braves 3-2 for 10th straight

Published Apr. 23 2015

NEW YORK — Lucas Duda hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning that sent the New York Mets to...

Grizzlies take 2-0 series lead, beating Trail Blazers 97-82

Published Apr. 23 2015

MEMPHIS -- Known for pounding opponents inside with Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph, the MemphisGrizzlies are showing they can be...

Mississippi Braves top Chattanooga Lookouts again, 4-3

Published Apr. 23 2015

The Mississippi Braves clinched winning their Southern League baseball series against visiting Chattanooga with a 4-3 victory Wednesday afternoon. ...

Grizzlies take 2-0 series lead, beating Trail Blazers 97-82

Published Apr. 22 2015

MEMPHIS -- Mike Conley and Courtney Lee each scored 18 points, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Portland Trail Blazers...

Duda, Flores lead Mets past Braves 3-2 for 10th straight

Published Apr. 22 2015

NEW YORK — Lucas Duda hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning that sent the New York Mets to...

Millsap scores 19, Hawks hold off Nets 96-91 for 2-0 lead

Published Apr. 22 2015

ATLANTA -- Paul Millsap scored 19 points and the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks again survived a tougher-than-expected test from the Brooklyn...

Mets win ninth straight game by beating Atlanta Braves 7-1

Published Apr. 22 2015

NEW YORK -- Catcher Kevin Plawecki made an impressive big league debut, contributing with his bat and glove as the...

Mississippi Braves defeat Chattanooga Lookouts 4-1

Published Apr. 22 2015

A day after being named the inaugural Southern League pitcher of the week for 2015, Chattanooga starter Tyler Duffey allowed...

Mississippi Braves rally past Chattanooga Lookouts

Published Apr. 21 2015

Chattanooga Lookouts starting pitcher Alex Wimmers allowed one hit in five innings, but relievers D.J. Johnson and Jake Reed combined...

Braves' Andrew McKirahan suspended 80 games for positive drug test

Published Apr. 20 2015

ATLANTA -- Atlanta Braves reliever Andrew McKirahan was suspended for 80 games Monday following a positive test for a banned...

Newcomers Gomes, Miller lead Braves to series win at Toronto, 5-2

Published Apr. 20 2015

TORONTO — Atlanta's Shelby Miller has added to his arsenal since shutting out the Blue Jays last season.

Rain puts a damper on Lookouts opening homestand

Published Apr. 20 2015

Splish splash, the Chattanooga Lookouts have taken an early bath.