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Gerald Laird

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  • Brewers fall to Braves

    ATLANTA Just call it The Great Bullpen Snafu. Because of a miscommunication between the dugout and bullpen as to which left-handed reliever was warming up it turned out to be none of the above the Milwaukee Brewers watched a two-run lead disappear in the...
  • Braves tinker with lineup for interleague matchups

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Atlanta Braves - INSIDE PITCH HOUSTON -- Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez inserted center fielder B.J. Upton atop his batting order for the first time this season, part of several lineup tweaks aimed to kick start the...
  • Braves starters giving bullpen needed rest

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Atlanta Braves - INSIDE PITCH HOUSTON -- For a second consecutive night the Atlanta Braves rode a strong performance from their starting pitcher to victory, efforts that continue to provide a recently overworked...
  • Braves giving Upton a shot at leadoff

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Atlanta Braves - INSIDE PITCH HOUSTON -- In advance of the series opener Tuesday, Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez acknowledged that there was no specific timetable for experimenting with center fielder B.J. Upton in...
  • Freeman's four RBI boost Braves past Phils

    The Sports Xchange By Gordie Jones, The Sports Xchange Freeman's four RBI boost Braves past Phils PHILADELPHIA -- Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman says he has a simple approach to hitting. "Swing at strikes," he said. "That's mine, every...
  • Braves trounce Phillies, 10-3, to start doubleheader

    PHILADELPHIA Ervin Santana rediscovered a little of his "Magic" on Saturday, the nickname he introduced to his teammates early this spring that fit well with the dominant pitching he brought to an injury-riddled Atlanta Braves rotation. Santana snapped a...
  • Howard's errors erase early lead as Phillies drop game one of doubleheader to Braves

    Howard's errors erase early lead as Phillies drop game one of doubleheader to Braves
    PHILADELPHIA — Typically this season, when the Phillies have scored first and scored early, they've had success. That wasn't the case in the first game of Saturday's day-night doubleheader against the Atlanta Braves. After scoring a run in...
  • Braves sweep doubleheader against Phillies, 10-3 and 5-1

    PHILADELPHIA Talk about picking yourself up and dusting yourself off. On a trip that started with a series split in Washington to fall out of first place and was nearing a close with Saturday's day-night doubleheader against a Phillies team that just...
  • Recap: Braves 3, Phillies 2

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Braves 3, Phillies 2 Braves 3, Phillies 2: B.J. Upton delivered a two-run triple and Aaron Harang survived seven innings as visiting Atlanta completed a four-game sweep of Philadelphia. Gerald Laird went 2-for-4 with a run-...
  • Braves, Harang grind out win over Phillies

    The Sports Xchange By Mike Wisniewski, The Sports Xchange Braves, Harang grind out win over Phillies PHILADELPHIA -- Sometimes in baseball, everything just seems to go your way. Right now, everything is going the way of right-hander Aaron Harang and...
  • Braves complete four-game sweep of Phillies with 3-2 win

    Braves complete four-game sweep of Phillies with 3-2 win
    PHILADELPHIA — Two weeks ago, the Phillies went into Atlanta and swept the Braves to begin a season-best five-game winning streak. This weekend, the Braves returned the favor, coming into Citizens Bank Park and doing something they haven't done...