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Nationals top Braves, close in on NL East crown

...homer in the fifth. The Nationals led 4-0 before the Braves scored two runs in the bottom of the ninth.Washington left fielder Bryce Harper left the game in the fourth inning after feeling light-headed.The Braves (75-75) have lost four in a row...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-15/nationals-top-braves-clo
Rookies Odor, Bonilla lead Rangers past Braves

...13-12) took a no-hitter and a 2-0 lead into the sixth before a one-out single by Luis Sardinas.An error by left fielder Justin Upton kept the inning alive, and Elvis Andrus had an RBI single before Odor doubled to the warning track in left-center...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-13/rookies-odor-bonilla-lea
Rangers break tie in eighth, edge Braves

...Doumit, Klein struck out Chris Johnson to end the inning.The game ended when Atlanta's Andrelton Simmons flied out to right fielder Michael Choice on the warning track.Starting pitchers Alex Wood for Atlanta and the Rangers' Derek Holland each allowed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-13/rangers-break-tie-eighth
Washington Nationals beat Atlanta Braves 2-1 behind Doug Fister

...seventh. Manager Matt Williams visited the mound, and Fister then got Andrelton Simmons to ground into an inning-ending fielder's choice.Atlanta has scored just 16 runs in its last nine games.The Nationals nicked Minor for three singles in the first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-08/washington-nationals-bea
Evans stays perfect in the region in softball

...bottom of the sixth inning as Samantha Davis' bases-loaded walk gave them a 2-1 lead. One out later, Ashton Odom's fielder's choice plated Samantha Peka with the second run of the inning good for a 3-1 lead.Kirsten McMonigle led off the seventh...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-08-28/evans-stays-perfect-r
Justin Upton, Jason Heyward propel Braves past Marlins

...Upton's RBI single off Sam Dyson drove in Heyward from second and Emilio Bonifacio also scored to make it 5-2 when center fielder Marcell Ozuna misplayed the ball.It was a good example of the Braves trying to manufacture a run instead of taking their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-29/justin-upton-jason-heywa
Mike Minor shines in Braves' victory

...in the eighth.Minor led off the eighth with his fifth career double, a ball that the wind carried over the head of right fielder Curtis Granderson. Bonifacio hit a triple to center field that was also helped by the wind and scored on Freddie Freeman's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-28/mike-minor-shines-braves
Rookie Christian Bethancourt helps Braves beat Phillies

...led off the fifth with a double off Mario Hollands (2-2). Freeman initially was ruled out stretching at second on left fielder Domonic Brown's throw to Utley, but Jordan Baker's call was reversed on video review. Bethancourt then singled against...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-03/rookie-christian-bethanc
Phillies no-hit Braves

...entire the season, and it's good to preserve those wins for our starters. Today it was preserving a no-hitter."Right fielder Marlon Byrd foiled the Braves' best bid for a hit. With runners on second and third in the third inning, Byrd raced in and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-01/phllies-no-hit-atlanta-b
Nationals score 3 runs in 11th, beat Braves 4-1

...a.m.Anthony Rendon and Adam LaRoche led off the 11th with singles against David Carpenter (4-2). After Bravesleft fielder Justin Upton made a leaping catch of Ian Desmond's liner, James Russell walked Bryce Harper to load the bases.Ramos then...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-10/nationals-score-3-runs-11th-