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Craig Kimbrel

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  • Braves defeat Nationals on sacrifice fly

    WASHINGTON After Evan Gattis homered in the top of the fifth, reminding a sellout crowd at Nationals Park of why he warranted a splendid nickname as a rookie, the home team had a potential inside-the-park home run overturned by an umpires' review in the...
  • Braves get a Santana lift in victory

    ATLANTA Ervin Santana may have missed pitching the Braves home-opener by one day, but as far as introductions go, Wednesday night's was hard to beat. The former All-Star pitcher for the Angels who signed a one-year $14.1 million contract to rescue the...
  • Justin Upton gives Braves a 10-inning walkoff victory over Nationals

    ATLANTA Offense has been the Braves' primary weakness for the early part of the season, but it was shaky pitching and defense that threatened to do them in Friday night when they blew two leads against the Nationals. Fortunately for the Braves, Justin...
  • Braves ride four-run first inning past Nationals

    ATLANTA Whether the Braves score a bunch of runs early or scratch out a few runs late, and whether they limit the Nationals to one run or allow eight, here's what most recent games between the two teams have in common: The Braves win. B.J. Upton...
  • MLB: Around baseball

    MLB: Around baseball
    American League Central Division Indians: Nick Swisher refers to Michael Brantley as "Dr. Smooth." But, no, he does not make house calls. Royals: Rainout vs. Tigers delays anticipated start of rookie Yordano Ventura and his 102-mph fastball....
  • Braves best Garza, Brewers

    MILWAUKEE -- Third baseman Chris Johnson hit his first home run of the season and Aaron Harang took a no-hitter into the seventh to outduel Matt Garza as the Atlanta Braves beat the Milwaukee Brewers 1-0 on Wednesday afternoon at Miller Park. Johnson'...
  • Hale gets fourth starter spot; Braves set roster

    ROME, Ga. David Hale got the nod Saturday as the Braves fourth starter, and is slated to start on April 4 in Washington against the Tanner Roark and the division rival Nationals. The Braves are opening the season with four starters who have a combined 366...
  • Baseball capsules for the NL East Division

    NL EAST (in predicted order to finish) Washington Nationals Last year: 86-76 (second, NL East) New faces: RHP Doug Fister (Tigers), OF Nate McLouth (Orioles), LHP Jerry Blevins (Athletics), INF Jamey Carroll (Royals) Former faces: LHP Fernando...
  • Capsules for the National League

    PREDICTED ORDER OF FINISH NL EAST Washington Nationals Last year: 86-76 (2d) Manager: Matt Williams (first year) Key pitchers: Stephen Strasburg (8-9, 3.00 ERA, 9.4 strikeouts/9 innings, 1.049 WHIP); Jordan Zimmerman (19-9, 3.25 ERA, 1.088 WHIP);...
  • Pastornicky looks ready for Braves bench job

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. He missed the first three weeks of the Grapefruit League schedule, but Tyler Pastornicky had just enough time to show Braves officials he's recovered from September knee surgery and ready to play. He had three RBIs in his second...
  • National League preview

    (In predicted order of finish) East Division Nationals: Sputtered under the spotlight in 2013, but addition of Doug Fister gives them the NL's best rotation. Braves: Season-ending elbow injuries to starters Kris Medlen and Brandon Beachy figures...