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  • Braves ride wind to victory at Wrigley

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange Braves ride wind to victory at Wrigley CHICAGO -- With the wind blowing out, it was an afternoon on which no lead seemed safe at Wrigley Field. But Atlanta used Chris Johnson's two home runs...
  • Edwin Jackson labels performance 'embarrassing'

    Edwin Jackson labels performance 'embarrassing'
    Edwin Jackson referred to his performance as "embarrassing" after the veteran right-hander put his team in an deep, early hole Saturday before the Cubs ultimately lost 11-6 to the Braves at Wrigley Field. Jackson lasted just 32/3 innings, allowing a...
  • Braves 10, Cubs 7

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange Braves 10, Cubs 7 CHICAGO -- Third baseman Chris Johnson homered for the second straight day as the Atlanta Braves wrapped up the season's first half with a 10-7 victory over the Chicago Cubs on...
  • Braves jump on Cubs, hold on for win

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange Braves jump on Cubs, hold on for win CHICAGO -- Julio Teheran showed resiliency while Chris Johnson turned on the power again Sunday for the Atlanta Braves. Teheran bounced back from last week'...
  • Braves midseason report: Inconsistency plagues team

    The Sports Xchange By Stan Awtrey, The Sports Xchange Braves midseason report: Inconsistency plagues team The Atlanta Braves have demonstrated the ability to contend for a second straight Eastern Division championship. But the team's maddening...
  • Cubs 5, Braves 4

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange Cubs 5, Braves 4 CHICAGO -- Justin Ruggiano's single with two outs in the ninth inning drove home rookie Arismendy Alcantara from second base as the Chicago Cubs beat the Atlanta Braves 5-4 on...
  • Cubs pull out 5-4 win over Braves

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange Cubs pull out 5-4 win over Braves CHICAGO -- Rookie Arismendy Alcantara might be securing a more permanent spot with the Chicago Cubs. Appearing in just his third major league game, the second...
  • Cubs in celebratory mode after 5-4 victory

    Cubs in celebratory mode after 5-4 victory
    For a last-place ballclub, the Cubs were lively and upbeat before Friday's series-opener against the Braves at Wrigley Field. They were ecstatic fans had picked teammate Anthony Rizzo for the All-Star Game in the MLB.com Final Vote balloting. There...
  • Marlins' Johnson, Baker excel in a pinch

    Marlins' Johnson, Baker excel in a pinch
    Start with the premise that baseball is a game of failure. Even the best hitters make outs the majority of the time. Then consider the added difficulty in getting at most one chance a game to succeed and maybe having to wait several days for another....
  • Braves 11, Cubs 6

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange Braves 11, Cubs 6 CHICAGO -- Chris Johnson went 2-for-4 with two home runs and four RBIs as the Atlanta Braves evened a weekend series with a 11-6 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday....
  • Braves trounce Cubs, 11-6

    CHICAGO With the wind blowing out Saturday at Wrigley Field, Atlanta Braces pitcher Mike Minor didn't give up any home runs and hit one himself. It was a good day to be a Brave. Chris Johnson hit a pair of two-run homers in his first two at-bats,...