MLB: Atlanta 3, Washington 2

ATLANTA, April 29 (UPI) -- Andrelton Simmons' seventh-inning sacrifice fly Monday sent Gerald Laird home with the go-ahead run in the Atlanta Braves' 3-2 win over Washington.

MLB: Atlanta 4, Colorado 3 (1st game)

DENVER, April 23 (UPI) -- Evan Gattis smacked a go-ahead home run Tuesday, one of three long balls struck by Atlanta in its 4-3 win over Colorado in Game 1 of a doubleheader.

MLB: Atlanta 6, Kansas City 3

ATLANTA, April 16 (UPI) -- Jason Heyward, Justin Upton and Dan Uggla each homered in the eighth inning Tuesday, sending Atlanta to its 10th straight win, 6-3 over Kansas City.

MLB: Atlanta 3, Washington 1

WASHINGTON, April 13 (UPI) -- Tim Hudson held division rival Washington to one run over seven innings Saturday, staking the Atlanta Braves to a 3-1 victory over the Nationals.

MLB: Atlanta 6, Washington 4 (10 inn.)

WASHINGTON, April 12 (UPI) -- Atlanta stayed alive in the ninth thanks to a key mistake Friday and Ramiro Pena hit a two-run homer in the 10th to push Atlanta past Washington 6-4.

MLB: Atlanta 2, Miami 0

MIAMI, April 8 (UPI) -- Paul Maholm and two relievers combined on a two-hit shutout and Justin Upton went 4-for-4 with a homer Monday in the Atlanta Braves' 2-0 win over Miami.

MLB: Atlanta 6, Chicago Cubs 5

ATLANTA, April 6 (UPI) -- The Upton brothers -- B.J. and Justin -- both hit solo homers in the ninth inning Saturday to rally Atlanta past the Chicago Cubs 6-5.
MLB: Atlanta 4, Pittsburgh 0

MLB: Atlanta 4, Pittsburgh 0

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Ben Sheets and seven other Atlanta pitchers combined for a four-hitter Wednesday in the Braves' 4-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

MLB: Atlanta 5, Washington 4

ATLANTA, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Ryan Mattheus hit Andrelton Simmons with a pitch Saturday, forcing in the go-ahead run in the Atlanta Braves' 5-4 comeback victory over Washington.

MLB: Atlanta 3, New York Mets 0

NEW YORK, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Paul Maholm and five relievers combined to throw Atlanta's third straight shutout Friday, which came in a 3-0 decision over the New York Mets.
MLB: Atlanta 1, Colorado 0

MLB: Atlanta 1, Colorado 0

ATLANTA, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Tim Hudson and three Atlanta relievers combined on a seven-hit shutout Thursday and the Braves defeated the Colorado Rockies 1-0.

MLB: Atlanta 1, Colorado 0

ATLANTA, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- 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.

MLB: Atlanta 4, Miami 3

MIAMI, July 24 (UPI) -- Tim Hudson overcame a rocky start Tuesday, settling down to retire 16 straight Marlins in the Atlanta Braves' 4-3 victory over Miami.

MLB: Atlanta 11, Washington 10 (11 inn.)

WASHINGTON, July 20 (UPI) -- An 11th-inning infield single by Paul Janish drove in Dan Uggla Friday, finishing off a night of comebacks and giving Atlanta an 11-10 win over Washington.

MLB: Atlanta 6, Philadelphia 3

PHILADELPHIA, July 7 (UPI) -- Atlanta's Tommy Hanson settled down after a rough start Saturday, pitching five scoreless frames, and the Braves rallied for a 6-3 victory over Philadelphia.
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Eric O'Flaherty
Atlanta Braves pitcher Eric O'Flaherty pitches against the Washington Nationals during the eighth inning at Nationals Park in Washington on August 3, 2011. UPI/Kevin Dietsch

Eric George O'Flaherty (born February 5, 1985 in Walla Walla, Washington) is a Major League Baseball relief pitcher for the Atlanta Braves.

O'Flaherty is the only pitcher in Seattle Mariners franchise history to begin his Major League career with seven consecutive wins.

O'Flaherty was drafted out of high school by the Seattle Mariners in the sixth round of the 2003 Major League Baseball Draft. He was the 176th pick overall. As a senior at Walla Walla High School, he had a 5–2 record, an ERA of 1.99, and 83 strikeouts. He earned Pitcher of the Year honors in the Big Nine Conference.

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