Simmons homers Braves past Reds

The Atlanta Braves had lost six straight games in Cincinnati dating back to 2011. Andrelton Simmons made sure the streak would not reach seven. The 23-year-old shortstop went 3-for-4 with two home runs and a career-high 4 RBIs on Monday, as Atlanta won, 7-4, at Great American Ball Park.  With the win, the Atlanta Braves improve to 19-12 on the […]

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Braves beat Mets on Sunday

For all the talk about their home runs, the Atlanta Braves proved on Sunday that they could do damage with the walk. The Braves took advantage of seven walks by Mets pitchers, cashing in five of them for runs, and got three RBIs apiece from first baseman Freddie Freeman and right fielder Reed Johnson in a 9-4 win over the […]

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Braves lose second in row to Nats

After winning the first two games of the four-game series with the Washington Nationals, the Atlanta Braves dropped the last two. Dan Haren pitched eight strong innings and helped the Nationals split the series with Thursday night’s 3-1 win over the Braves at Turner Field. The lone offensive bright spot for the Braves came when Dan Uggla hit a two-out homer […]

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Braves fall to Nationals

In their attempt to win a 10th consecutive game against the Washington Nationals, the Atlanta Braves were limited to two hits in Wednesday night’s 2-0 loss at Turner Field.  While winning each of their previous nine games against the Nationals, the Braves had the luxury of not having to face Jordan Zimmermann.  The young pitcher allowed just two hits over […]

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Hudson does it All in Career Victory #200

Atlanta pitching ace Tim Hudson notched his 200th career victory Tuesday night as the Braves beat the Washington Nationals 8-1 at Turner Field.  Hudson reached the milestone in grand fashion. The veteran right-hander allowed three hits over seven stellar innings and belted his third career home run while helping the Braves remain perfect against the Nationals this season. Hudson’s mastery […]

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Braves continue dominance of Nationals

If there were any lingering effects of their just-completed and disappointing road trip, the Braves did not show them while extending their early-season mastery of the Nationals and proving that their offense is indeed capable of playing small ball.  Andrelton Simmons’ seventh-inning sacrifice fly proved decisive for the Braves as they snapped a four-game losing streak and remained perfect against […]

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Nominations sought for Clemson Ring of Honor

Nominations for the Clemson Ring of Honor are being accepted at the Clemson Athletic Department.  Nominations for all sports will be accepted until June 1.  Send nominations in the form of a letter to: Tim Bourret, Ring of Honor Chairman, PO Box 31, Clemson, SC, 29633.  The charge of the Ring of Honor committee is to bestow the highest athletic award […]

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Four Tigers taken in 2013 NFL Draft

Four members of Clemson’s 2012 football team that won 11 games for the first time in 31 years were selected in the NFL Draft this year. The Houston Texans took Clemson wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins on Thursday evening in the first round. On Saturday, the Atlanta Falcons took Malliciah Goodman in the fourth round. Jonathan Meeks was a fifth round selection […]

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Tigers take 2 of 3 from Yellow Jackets

The Clemson Tigers took two of three games from the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets over the weekend at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.  On Friday, Clemson won both games of the doubleheader, the first, 11-3 and the second, 4-3 in 11-innings.  Georgia Tech avoided the sweep with a 14-9 win on Saturday.  Clemson is now 30-14 overall and 15-9 in the ACC. […]

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