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  1. Ten guys facing the most pressure in 2013

    David Schoenfield

    Does pressure exist in baseball? We've made heroes and goats of those who performed -- or didn't perform -- in the game's biggest moments. But those are usually isolated snippets of time in a postseason game, when the results of one at-bat or a few g...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  2. Crazy '86: Brenly goes from goat to hero

    Mark Simon

    Current Chicago Cubs broadcaster Bob Brenly knows well that baseball is a game in which one moment of greatness can make up for earlier futility. It was on this date, 25 years ago, that Brenly came through with the standard-setter for redemption. ...

    Blog | September 14, 2011
  3. MLB: Fellow big leaguers offer Brooks Conrad some advice for over...

    Jeff Bradley

    Brooks Conrad was the goat of the 2010 postseason, but he's not the first player to ever mess up on the biggest stage. Fellow big leaguers, such as Brad Lidge and Mariano Rivera, offer the utilityman some advice on how to overcome his famous flubs.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2011
  4. Teixeira, Chipper help Braves get closer in wild card

    Mark Teixeira hit a three-run homer and Chipper Jones had a two-run shot, helping the Braves keep their slim playoff hopes alive with a 10-6 victory over the Phillies.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 25, 2007
  5. Howard sparks Phillies; Lohse shuts down Braves

    Ryan Howard hit his 37th homer and Kyle Lohse quieted the Braves' offense to help the Phillies end a three-game losing streak with a 5-2 victory.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 04, 2007
  6. Dunn's 2-run walk-off lifts Reds past Braves in 12

    Adam Dunn hit a two-run homer in the 12th inning to give the Reds a 9-7 victory over the Braves.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 23, 2007
  7. Reds blow early lead but rally late past Braves

    Brandon Phillips hit a solo homer and a tiebreaking single in the sixth inning, leading the Reds to an 8-7 victory over the Braves.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 21, 2007
  8. Francoeur, Johnson homer to lead Braves past Phils

    Kelly Johnson and Jeff Francoeur homered, and Atlanta's bullpen pitched five effective innings to lead the Braves to a 7-5 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 11, 2007
  9. Streaking Braves rough up nemesis Perez, Mets

    Beaten three times by Oliver Perez -- the only games they have lost to New York this season -- the Braves got some revenge, ripping the left-hander for two home runs and 10 hits in a 7-3 victory over the Mets.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 07, 2007
  10. Francis outduels Smoltz as Rockies top Braves

    Garrett Atkins hit a three-run home run to back Jeff Francis and the Rockies beat the Braves 9-2.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 03, 2007
  11. Hudson shuts down Cards; Braves rough up Maroth

    Andruw Jones homered and drove in three runs to back seven strong innings by Tim Hudson and the Braves ended a three-game losing streak with a 10-1 victory over the Cardinals.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 19, 2007
  12. Reds hold on for win as Arroyo dominates Braves

    Bronson Arroyo shut out Atlanta for seven innings, Jeff Keppinger capitalized on a rare start by hitting a two-run double and the Reds beat the Braves 6-5.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 17, 2007
  13. James shuts down Marlins; Braves win 4th straight

    Chuck James held the Marlins to a run and four hits and had two hits of his own, and the Braves beat the Marlins 12-3.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | June 29, 2007
  14. Saltalamacchia powers Braves as Jones ends slump

    Rookie Jarrod Saltalamacchia homered twice and slumping Andruw Jones went deep for the first time in 2.5 weeks, backing up seven strong innings from Buddy Carlyle that sent the Braves past the Nationals 6-2.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | June 26, 2007
  15. Red Sox hit five homers in rout of Braves

    Julian Tavarez pitched seven scoreless innings, switching to cruise control after the Red Sox homered three times in the first two innings on the way to routing the Braves 11-0.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | June 20, 2007
  16. Escobar rallies Braves past Sabathia, Indians

    Yunel Escobar's two-run double in the ninth inning gave the Braves a 5-4 win over the Indians.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | June 15, 2007