World Baseball Classic semifinal held in Los Angeles
Team Japan's Atsunori Inaba (41) is welcomed back to the dugout by teammate Akinori Iwamura (8) after scoring in the top of the fourth inning as Team USA catcher Brian McCann looks on during a semifinal at the World Baseball Classic in Los Angeles on March 22, 2009. Team Japan defeated Team USA 9-4 and will meet Team Korea in the finals. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)
Justin Upton and Chris Johnson combined to go 7-for-9 with two homers and five RBI against their former team Monday, powering Atlanta over Arizona 10-1.
Freddie Freeman's RBI Thursday sparked a four-run fifth inning that brought the Atlanta Braves a 6-3 win over the San Francisco Giants.
Devin Mesoraco and Shin-Soo Choo smacked back-to-back homers in the bottom of the ninth inning Tuesday, rallying the Cincinnati Reds over Atlanta 5-4.
The Atlanta Braves said Tuesday they have picked up contract options on all-star catcher Brian McCann as well as pitchers Tim Hudson and Paul Maholm.
Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann has undergone surgery to correct a nagging shoulder injury, the team said Tuesday.
Paul Maholm combined with three relievers to throw a six-hit shutout Wednesday in carrying Atlanta to a 3-0 decision over Miami.
Jose Reyes chased home Rob Brantly with a game-winning hit in the bottom of the 10th inning Tuesday, boosting the Miami Marlins to a 4-3 win over Atlanta.
Brian McCann drove in the decisive run with a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning Sunday, handing Atlanta a series-sweeping 3-2 win over the New York Mets.
Brian McCann went 4-for-5 with a two-run homer and four RBI Saturday, powering the Atlanta Braves past the New York Mets 11-3.
Mike Minor took a no-hitter into the seventh inning and eventually gave up one of Colorado's two hits in carrying Atlanta to a 1-0 win over the Rockies.