Braves top Pirates, snap five-game skid

...Julio Teheran was sharp in his final outing of the season, Justin Upton homered and the Atlanta Braves held off the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-2 on Wednesday night to snap a five-game losing streak.The Braves won for just the fourth time in September...

Pirates rally past Braves, clinch playoff spot

ATLANTA - Gerrit Cole retired the final 17 hitters he faced, and the surging Pittsburgh Pirates clinched a spot in the playoffs with a 3-2 win over the free-falling Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.The Pirates' win combined...

Braves fire general manager

...berth in 2012 and an NL East title last season. They were 76-79 going into Monday night's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, in danger of only their third losing season since 1990."I love Atlanta. I love our organization. I would...

Pirates rout Braves, close in on Cardinals

ATLANTA - Edinson Volquez threw seven scoreless innings, Travis Snider and Neil Walker hit homers and the Pittsburgh Pirates moved within one game of the NL Central lead with a 10-1 win over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night.Pittsburgh...

Offensive woes might keep Atlanta Braves out of playoffs

...comfortable 10 games. It's possible that another team will be clinching its playoff berth next week at the Ted; the Pittsburgh Pirates, who lead the chase for the NL's second wild card, begin a four-game series against the Braves on Monday.The...

Baseball's dramatic shift noted in '1954'

...Ernie Banks of the Chicago Cubs was just coming on the scene and Roberto Clemente would make his debut with the Pittsburgh Pirates the following year. It was seven years after Jackie Robinson signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers and broke baseball's...

Pittsburgh takes advantage of Atlanta's late error

PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Pirates were looking for a way to break out of their seven-game losing...game-winning sacrifice fly that capped a late-inning comeback as the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Wednesday night."We...

Justin Upton, Braves spoil Andrew McCutchen's return to Pirates

PITTSBURGH - Justin Upton smashed his 24th home run of the season to spoil Andrew McCutchen's return as the Atlanta Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-3.

Braves start fast against Pirates, extend winning streak to four

...pitch.Jason Heyward and Andrelton Simmons homered to begin a big first inning, and the Braves beat the sliding Pittsburgh Pirates 7-3 on Monday night for their fourth consecutive victory.The early outburst was enough for San tana, who allowed...

Former Augusta GreenJackets Brandon Moss and Jon Lester visit Atlanta as teammates

...Oakland's three games against the Atlanta Braves this weekend.His first Atlanta homecoming came in 2009 with the Pittsburgh Pirates, and he said he put too much pressure on himself to perform better.Moss said he's soaking in his time at Turner...