Julio Teheran has struggled mightily on the road in 2015, but he's  5-0 with a 2.04 ERA in eight home starts, including 4-0 with a 1.74 ERA and .159 opponents' average in his past six entering Friday's start vs. the Cubs. (AP photo)

Braves need reset coming back from break

2:02 pm Jul. 17, 2015

So where were we when we left off?

Ah, yes, the Braves had been swept in four games at Coors Field to go into the All-Star break lugging a five-game losing streak that matched their season

Cameron Maybin's eighth-inning homer Tuesday allowed the Braves to avoid being shut out. He's been one of their 2-3 best hitters since late April, and if they could get him and Jace Peterson to get their road averages more in line with their home stats, it might help offset the loss of Freddie Freeman for the next  10 days or so. (AP file photo)

Maybin, Peterson could be keys while Freeman DL’d

2:35 pm Jun. 24, 2015

 WASHINGTON – Cameron Maybin’s eighth-inning homer off Matt Thornton on Tuesday allowed the Braves to avoid being shut out and also ended a streak of 75 homerless innings pitched by the Nationals left-hander, which had

A pair of 38-year-olds, catcher A.J. Pierzynski and closer Jason Grilli, have performed admirably  so far in June after struggling to varying degrees in May. (Curtis Compton/AJC photo)

Who thought Braves offense would be just fine?

2:16 pm Jun. 18, 2015

Next spring when the pundits and scribes confidently offer their predictions on the strengths, weaknesses and overall chances of your favorite baseball team, remember what was said and written about the Braves last spring. About