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Rangers complete sweep of struggling Braves

...100 losses.After being swept this weekend for a 2-7 trip, the Braves were four games behind Pittsburgh for the National League's second wild card with 13 games left in the regular season. They are headed back to Atlanta for a 10-game homestand...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-14/rangers-complete-sweep-s
Rangers break tie in eighth, edge Braves

...under interim manager Tim Bogar.The Braves have lost four of five to drop three games behind Pittsburgh for the National League's second wild card.Texas' winning rally started with two out in the eighth. Beltre and Rua hit consecutive singles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-13/rangers-break-tie-eighth
Baseball's dramatic shift noted in '1954'

...1986.A series of black superstars, many in the National League including Mays, Aaron, Clemente, Banks, Willie...Orlando Cepeda, tilted the balance of power toward the National League over the next couple of decades.As Aaron put it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-09-13/baseballs-dramatic-shift-noted-1954
Former Atlanta Braves star Dale Murphy signs autographs in Evans

...seasons with the Braves from 1976-1990. He won the National League Most Valuable Player award in consecutive years between...2014 Braves entered Saturday a half-game out in the National League wild card race, Murphy said experience should help...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-30/former-atlanta-braves-st
Overtime

...Evans.Murphy will be at Dyer Kia from 4 to 6 p.m.A member of the Braves Hall of Fame, Murphy was a two-time National League Most Valuable Player in 1982-83. He was a seven-time All-Star, won five Gold Gloves and four Silver Slugger...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-08-25/overtime
Brewers maintain control of division

MILWAUKEE - The Milwaukee Brewers keep finding ways to stay atop the National League Central.Milwaukee has been alone or tied for first since April 5, but it's been a high-wire act atop the division, especially...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-25/brewers-maintain-control
Giants' protest is won, game will resume

...There were two rain delays at Three Rivers Stadium, and the Pirates correctly contended those didn't meet the National League's 30-minute threshold for cancelation.MLB said in its statement that after watching video of the trouble at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-20/giants-protest-won-game-
Consistent demeanor a key for Cardinals closer Trevor Rosenthal

...has been a key piece ever since for the defending National League champions, who were a game back in the Central Division...Brewers, and side-arming setup man Pat Neshek was a National League All-Star. Neshek has a microscopic 0.79 ERA and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-04/consistent-demeanor-key-
Justin Upton, Braves spoil Andrew McCutchen's return to Pirates

...McCutchen went 0 for 4 in his first game back after missing two weeks with fractured cartilage in his ribs. The reigning National League MVP left the game after grounding into a double play in the bottom of the eighth. He reported no discomfort, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-19/justin-upton-braves-spoi
Braves start fast against Pirates, extend winning streak to four

...Russell combined for 32/3 hitless innings for Atlanta, which broke a tie with Pittsburgh for third place in the National League wild-card standings."We went through these tough stretches in April and early May and we've played really good...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-18/braves-start-fast-agains