Braves take lead in 8th, but fall to Mets 4-3 in extras

J Hey’s RBI single, C. Johnson’s RBI double, and Bentancourt’s RBI single gave Atlanta a short-lived advantage. But Availan coughed it up in the bottom half and the Braves went on to lose in the 11th.  Tough loss.  Theran looks to stop this mini skid Tuesday night.

Wood has solid start, but takes loss 3-1

Wood pitched 7 IP and allowed only two runs, but the offense couldn’t hit with RISP today.  C. Johnson’s 4th inning RBI single was their only tally. Nine game winning streak over.  Braves head to Newyork to face the Mets on Monday night.

Harang; Braves roll past D’Backs 10-4

After a rough first inning (2 Simmons errors leading to 3 runs), Harang settled in and lasted 8 innings.  Simmons, Freeman, and the Upton brothers all had  big games.  Braves aim for the sweep tomorrow afternoon.

Braves defeat D; Backs by 5-2 score; Santana terrific

Atlanta got a Freeman RBI single, J Hey RBI groundout, Simmons RBI single and J up bases loaded walk to account for the majority of the offense.  Santa pitched 7 IP and allowed only two runs.  Kimbrel got save # 27.  Harang tries to make it nine in a row overall today.

Braves sweep Mets with 3-1 score; Teheran dominant

Atlanta scored all the runs they’d need in the first.  B.J. singled, Simmons and Freeman walked, and J- Up struck out.  After a J Hey flyout, C. Johnson cleared the bases with a 3-run double.

Teheran went 7 IP, allowing 1 R and 4 k’s.  Walden picked up the save.  After an off day, the braves get back at it Independence Day against the Diamondbacks.

Braves beat Mets 5-4

Atlanta scored all their runs early.  Christian Bentancount singled home C. Johnson with 2 out in the 2nd.  In the 3rd, Simmons hit a 2 out single and Freeman doubled him home.  In the 3rd, Minor hit a 2 out RBI single and Simmons later hit a 2 run single.

Minor didn’t qualify for the win, going only 4. 1 IP.  Shae Simmons got out of a jam and picked up his first big league win.  Bullpen did great. Kimbrel picked up another save.  Braves go for the sweep today.

Braves rally by Mets in 8th thanks to 3 errors; win 5-3

Down 3-1 late, Tommy Lastella drove in two to tie the game.  A throwing error by the pitcher and misplay in center set it up.  Braves went ahead on a throwing error later in the inning.  Kimbrel pitched the 9th for his 24th save.

Harang has gutsy outing; Braves squeak by Phils 3-2

A 2nd inning B.J. Up 2- run triple and 4th inning Laird RBI double accounted for all the Atlanta offense.  Harang went 7 IP, and allowed only 2 R.  He was in trouble all day. Phillies couldn’t hit with RISP.  The Braves face the Mets at the Ted on Monday evening.

Braves sweep doubleheader

Braves won both games by tallies of 10-3 and 5-1. b Freeman and Tommy La Stella had big days.  La Stella had 5 RBI, Freeman had 4 RBI.  Harang goes for the rare four game sweep on Sunday afternoon.

Freeman’s 3- run HR big blow; Braves beat Phils 4-2 in series opener

B. J. Up singled, Simmons walked, and Freeman hit a 3-run HR (13) to start the game.  Theran pitched 7 innings, allowing 2 R and 9 k’s. Kimbrel pitched the 9th for save # 23.  Both teams play a doubleheader Saturday.

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