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Staying Loyal To Slumping Players Can Bury Your Fantasy Baseball Team

Staying loyal to slumping players may pan out better for real-life MLB managers than for fantasy owners, so think long and hard about keeping your favorite player in the lineup while he’s going through an 0-for-28 slump at the plate. Those at-bats can really hurt your team down the stretch.

08/12/2015

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McAuley | Braves Positional Preview: Rotation

Braves Positional Preview Series: Part 1 – The Infield Part 2 – Catchers Part 3 – The Outfield Part 4 – Starting Rotation Part 5 – Bullpen     Part 4: The Starting Rotation For all […]

92.9 The Game–02/18/2015

Atlanta Braves v Philadelphia Phillies

Kimbrel, Braves Close Out 2014 With 2-1 Victory

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Emilio Bonifacio led off the game with home run and Freddie Freeman added an RBI single in the first, and the Atlanta Braves finished a disappointing late-season collapse with a 2-1 win […]

92.9 The Game–09/28/2014

Atlanta Braves v Miami Marlins

Gattis Blast Lifts Braves Over Marlins 4-3 In 10 Innings

MIAMI (AP) — Evan Gattis hit a leadoff homer in the 10th inning to give the Atlanta Braves a 4-3 victory over the Miami Marlins on Saturday night. Gattis drove the first pitch from Bryan […]

92.9 The Game–09/07/2014

Miami Marlins v Atlanta Braves

Wood Ks 12, Braves Blank Marlins 1-0

ATLANTA (AP) — Alex Wood struck out 12 in eight dominant innings and Evan Gattis homered to help the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 1-0 on Sunday. The Marlins had gone 60 games without […]

92.9 The Game–08/31/2014

Washington Nationals v Atlanta Braves

Alex Wood’s Career Night Lifts Braves Past Nats

ATLANTA (AP) — Alex Wood set a career high with 12 strikeouts in 7 1-3 innings and the Atlanta Braves beat Washington 3-1 on Sunday night to continue their recent success against the Nationals. By […]

92.9 The Game–08/11/2014

Philadelphia Phillies v Atlanta Braves

Braves Wait Out Rain Delay, Beat Phils 8-2

ATLANTA (AP) — Tommy La Stella drove in three runs and Chris Johnson hit a two-run homer to back a strong start by Alex Wood and help the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-2 […]

92.9 The Game–07/20/2014

Arizona Diamondbacks v Atlanta Braves

Miley, Diamondbacks End Braves’ Win Streak, 3-1

ATLANTA (AP) — Wade Miley earned his first win since early May, Paul Goldschmidt hit a two-run homer and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat Atlanta 3-1 on Sunday to end the Braves’ nine-game winning streak. Miley […]

92.9 The Game–07/06/2014

Brad Miller trots the bases after a home run (Photo Credit: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 14 Starts And Sits

It’s hard to preach patience with an unproven Fantasy asset. That was the case with Brad Miller after his early struggles. Miller had a nice rookie year, which led to many buying into the hype for his second season. When things didn’t pan out, most owners cut bait, deciding to ride the hot hand.

06/27/2014

San Francisco Giants v Atlanta Braves

Crawford Clubs 2 HRs, SF Hands Braves 6th Straight Loss

ATLANTA (AP) — Brandon Crawford hit two home runs and the San Francisco Giants completed a three-game sweep, beating Atlanta 4-1 Sunday and handing the Braves their sixth straight loss. Madison Bumgarner pitched six sharp […]

92.9 The Game–05/04/2014

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