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CHICAGO - AUGUST 12: Bartolo Colon #21 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Chicago White Sox on August 12, 2012 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois. By: Ron Vesely (Getty Images)

The Sports Kings: Another Bay Area Bust… Colon Suspended For 50 Games…

Baseball’s number of Bay Area banishments continues to grow. Oakland pitcher and former AL Cy Young Award winner Bartolo Colon has been suspended for 50 games after testing positive for testosterone. Major League Baseball’s announcement […]


WASHINGTON, DC- AUGUST 22: Atlanta Braves center fielder Michael Bourn (24) steals 3rd in the 9th inning as Washington Nationals. By: The Washington Post (Getty Images)

The Sports Kings: Braves End Skid With 5-1 Win Over Nats…

Kris Medlen pitched seven shutout innings in his latest winning performance and Martin Prado’s two-run double proved decisive to help the Braves end a four-game losing streak with a 5-1 victory over the Washington Nationals […]


WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 21: Paul Maholm #17 of the Atlanta Braves walks off the field during a game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on August 21, 2012 in Washington, DC. By: Patrick McDermott (Getty Images)

The Sports Kings: Strasburg Leads Nats To 4-1 Win Over Braves…

Stephen Strasburg struck out 10 batters and allowed one run in six innings for his 15th win in one of his final starts of the season as the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 […]


WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 20: Starting pitcher Tim Hudson #15 of the Atlanta Braves throws to a Washington Nationals batter during the fourth inning at Nationals Park on August 20, 2012 in Washington. By: Rob Carr (Getty Images)

The Sports Kings: Rough Start For Hudson… Braves Lose 5-4 in 13th Inning

Chad Tracy singled in the 13th inning to score Danny Espinosa and lift the Washington Nationals to a 5-4 win over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night. Washington grabbed a six-game lead in the NL […]


SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 12: Melky Cabrera #53 of the San Francisco Giants bats against the Colorado Rockies during the game at AT&T Park on Sunday, August 12, 2012 in San Francisco, California. By: Brad Mangin (Getty Images)

The Sports Kings: If You Ain’t You Cheating You Ain’t Trying…

An associate of San Francisco Giants All-Star Melky Cabrera purchased a website and attempted to create evidence to support a claim that the outfielder inadvertently took the substance that caused his positive drug test, according […]


ATLANTA, GA - AUGUST 18: Andre Ethier #16 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates with teammates after the game against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on August 18, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. By: Scott Cunningham (Getty Images)

The Sports Kings: Braves Lose Series Vs. Dodgers…

Chad Billingsley combined with two relievers for a three-hit shutout to win his sixth straight start, Luis Cruz homered for the second game in a row and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves […]


AUGUST 14: Dan Uggla #26 of the Atlanta Braves hits against the San Diego Padres at Turner Field on August 14, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images) By: Scott Cunningham

The Sports Kings: The Braves Blank Padres 6-0…

Tim Hudson combined with three relievers for a five-hit shutout, Martin Prado hit a three-run homer, and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Diego Padres 6-0 on Tuesday night. Hudson (12-4) allowed two hits and […]



The Sports Kings: Braves Go With 6 Man Rotation…

The Atlanta Braves are moving to a six-man rotation for two weeks. Manager Fredi Gonzalez says he’ll pick the best five starters at the end of August. The Braves created a surplus in their rotation […]


ATLANTA, GA - AUGUST 13: Chase Headly #7 of the San Diego Padres is congratulated by teammates after hitting a seventh inning home run against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on August 13, 2012 By: Scott Cunningham (Getty Images)

The Sports Kings: The Braves Fall To Padres 4-1…

Eric Stults combined with two relievers on a five-hitter, Chase Headley homered and drove in two runs and the San Diego Padres beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 on Monday night. Stults (3-2) gave up five […]


Starting pitcher Cole Hamels #35 of the Philadelphia Phillies and teammate Erik Kratz #31 celebrate Hamel's complete game and 3-0 win over the Atlanta Braves By: Drew Hallowell

The Sports Kings: Hamels Goes The Distance In Phillies 3-0 Victory…

Cole Hamels threw a five-hitter for his fifth career shutout, Ryan Howard hit a two-run homer and the Philadelphia Phillies beat Atlanta 3-0 Tuesday night to snap a seven-game losing streak against the Braves. Hamels […]