2009 Atlanta Braves
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Location
Results
Record86–76 (.531)
Divisional place3rd
Other information
Owner(s)Liberty Media
General manager(s)Frank Wren
Manager(s)Bobby Cox
Local television
Local radioAtlanta Braves Radio Network
Jim Powell, Don Sutton, Mark Lemke, Jon Sciambi
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The 2009 Atlanta Braves season was the 44th season in Atlanta and the 139th overall. The Braves were once again skippered by Bobby Cox, then in his 24th season managing the team. It was the Braves' 44th season in Atlanta, and the 138th season overall for the franchise.

Preseason transactions

Notable free agent acquisitions

Player Former Team Contract Terms
Derek Lowe (RHP) L.A. Dodgers 4 years/$60M
Kenshin Kawakami (RHP) Chunichi Dragons (NPB) 3 years/$23M
Garret Anderson (OF) L.A. Angeles of Anaheim 1 year/$2.5M
David Ross (C) Boston Red Sox 2 years/$3M

Notable Players lost to free agency

Player New Team
John Smoltz (RHP) Boston Red Sox
Mike Hampton (LHP) Houston Astros
Corky Miller (C) Chicago White Sox
Julián Tavárez (RHP) Washington Nationals
Chuck James (LHP) FREE AGENT

Pre Season Trades

December 4, 2008
to Chicago White Sox
(IF) Brent Lillibridge & Minor League prospects Tyler Flowers, Jon Gilmore & Santos Rodriguez
to Atlanta Braves
(P) Javier Vázquez & (P) Boone Logan[1]

Regular season

Season standings

NL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Philadelphia Phillies 93 69 0.574 45–36 48–33
Florida Marlins 87 75 0.537 6 43–38 44–37
Atlanta Braves 86 76 0.531 7 40–41 46–35
New York Mets 70 92 0.432 23 41–40 29–52
Washington Nationals 59 103 0.364 34 33–48 26–55


Record vs. opponents


Source: [1]
Team ARI ATL CHC CIN COL FLA HOU LAD MIL NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL WSH AL
Arizona 3–4 4-2 1–5 7-11 5–3 5–4 7-11 2–5 5–2 1–5 6–1 11-7 5-13 2–4 1–5 5–10
Atlanta 4–3 4–2 3–6 4–4 8-10 3-3 4–3 3–3 13–5 10-8 3–4 3–3 3–4 4–2 10-8 7–8
Chicago 2-4 2–4 10-5 2–4 4–3 11–6 3–5 10-7 3-3 1–5 10-4 4–5 4-2 6-10 5–2 6–9
Cincinnati 5-1 6-3 5-10 0-7 3-3 12-4 1-5 8-7 2-4 2-5 13-5 1-6 3-3 8-8 3-4 6-9
Colorado 11-7 4-4 4-2 7-0 2-4 2-5 4-14 6-0 3-4 2-4 6-3 10-8 8-10 6-1 6-0 11-4
Florida 3-5 10-8 3-4 3-3 4-2 4–3 3-3 3-4 11-7 9-9 2-4 4-2 3-4 3-3 12-6 10-8
Houston 4–5 3-3 6-11 4-12 5-2 3-4 4–3 5-10 1-5 6-2 10-5 6-1 2-4 6-9 3-3 6-9
Los Angeles 11-7 3-4 5-3 5-1 14-4 3-3 3-4 3–3 5-1 4-3 4-3 10-8 11-7 2-5 3-2 9-9
Milwaukee 5-2 3-3 7-10 7-8 0-6 4-3 10-5 3-3 3-3 4-3 9-5 2-4 4-5 9-9 5-3 5-10
New York 2-5 5-13 3-3 4-2 4-3 7-11 5-1 1-5 3-3 6-12 4-3 2-5 5-3 4-5 10-8 5–10
Philadelphia 5-1 8-10 5-1 5-2 4-2 9-9 2-6 3-4 3-4 12-6 4-2 5-2 3-4 4-1 15-3 6-12
Pittsburgh 1-6 4-3 4-10 5-13 3-6 4-2 5-10 3-4 5-9 3-4 2-4 3-4 2-4 5-10 5-3 8–7
San Diego 7-11 3-3 5-4 6-1 8-10 2-4 1-6 8-10 4-2 5-2 2-5 4-3 10-8 1-6 4-2 5–10
San Francisco 13-5 4–3 2–4 3–3 10-8 4–3 4–2 7-11 5-4 3–5 4–3 4–2 8-10 4–3 4–2 9–6
St. Louis 4-2 2-4 10-6 8-8 1-6 3-3 9-6 5-2 9-9 5-4 1-4 10-5 6-1 3-4 6–1 9–6
Washington 5-1 8-10 2-5 4-3 0-6 6-12 3-3 2-3 3-5 8-10 3-15 3-5 2-4 2-4 1-6 7–11


Game log

2009 Regular Season Game Log
April (10–11)
# Date Time Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
1 April 5 @ Phillies 4–1 Lowe (1–0) Myers (0–1) 2:22 44,532 1–0
2 April 7 @ Phillies 4–0 Jurrjens (1–0) Moyer (0–1) 2:36 44,178 2–0
3 April 8 @ Phillies 11–12 Condrey (1–0) Boyer (0–1) Lidge (1) 3:13 44,939 2–1
4 April 10 Nationals 6–5(10) Campillo (1–0) Beimel (0–1) 3:58 48,327 3–1
5 April 11 Nationals 5–3 Kawakami (1–0) Lannan (0–2) González (1) 2:33 34,325 4–1
6 April 12 Nationals 8–5 Jurrjens (2–0) Olsen (0–2) Soriano (1) 2:47 19,873 5–1
7 April 14 Marlins 1–5 Volstad (2–0) Vázquez (0–1) 2:31 16,293 5–2
8 April 15 Marlins 4–10 Penn (1–0) Moylan (0–1) 3:07 19,204 5–3
9 April 16 Marlins 2–6 Sánchez (1–0) Kawakami (1–1) 2:49 21,072 5–4
10 April 17 @ Pirates 0–3 Maholm (2–0) Jurrjens (2–1) Capps (3) 2:36 15,659 5–5
11 April 18 @ Pirates 0–10 Snell (1–2) Reyes (0–1) 2:22 20,755 5–6
12 April 19 @ Pirates 11–1 Vázquez (1–1) Duke (2–1) 2:48 14,776 6–6
13 April 20 @ Nationals 2–3 Zimmermann (1–0) Lowe (1–1) Hanrahan (1) 2:24 12,473 6–7
14 April 21 @ Nationals 3–4 Martis (2–0) Kawakami (1–2) Hanrahan (2) 2:47 15,439 6–8
15 April 22 @ Nationals 1–0 González (1–0) Mock (0–1) Soriano (2) 2:30 15,567 7–8
16 April 24 @ Reds 4–3 Vázquez (2–1) Vólquez (2–2) González (2) 3:30 30,060 8–8
17 April 25 @ Reds 10–2 Lowe (2–1) Arroyo (3–1) 2:38 33,015 9–8
18 April 26 @ Reds 2–8 Owings (1–2) Kawakami (1–3) 2:36 29,327 9–9
19 April 27 Cardinals 2–3 Piñeiro (4–0) Jurrjens (2–2) Franklin (6) 2:46 16,739 9–10
20 April 28 Cardinals 2–1 Moylan (1–1) McClellan (1–1) González (3) 2:23 18,121 10–10
21 April 29 Cardinals 3–5 Wainwright (3–0) Vázquez (2–2) Franklin (7) 2:49 19,127 10–11
May (15–14)
# Date Time Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
22 May 1 Astros 7–2 Lowe (3–1) Hampton (1–2) 2:47 29,309 11–11
23 May 2 Astros 1–5 Byrdak (1–0) Carlyle (0–1) 2:48 28,203 11–12
24 May 3 Astros 5–7 Geary (1–3) Moylan (1–2) Hawkins (3) 3:18 27,921 11–13
25 May 4 Mets 4–6 Maine (2–2) Vázquez (2–3) Rodríguez (6) 2:42 19,132 11–14
26 May 5 Mets 3–4 Hernández (2–1) Kawakami (1–4) Rodríguez (7) 3:13 21,049 11–15
27 May 6 @ Marlins 8–6 Lowe (4–1) Taylor (0–2) González (4) 3:09 12,725 12–15
28 May 7 @ Marlins 4–2 Jurrjens (3–2) Sánchez (1–4) González (5) 2:46 17,759 13–15
29 May 8 @ Phillies 6–10 Hamels (1–2) Reyes (0–2) 2:29 45,312 13–16
30 May 9 @ Phillies 6–2 Vázquez (3–3) Blanton (1–3) 2:29 45,339 14–16
31 May 10 @ Phillies 4–2 Kawakami (2–4) Taschner (1–1) Soriano (3) 2:50 45,343 15–16
32 May 11 @ Mets 8–3 Lowe (5–1) Santana (4–2) 3:04 40,497 16–16
33 May 12 @ Mets 3–4(10) Rodríguez (1–0) Bennett (0–1) 3:02 39,408 16–17
34 May 13 @ Mets 8–7(12) Bennett (1–1) Takahashi (0–1) González (6) 3:46 40,555 17–17
35 May 15 Diamondbacks 4–3 González (2–0) Peña (3–1) 2:50 32,593 18–17
36 May 16 Diamondbacks 0–12 Scherzer (1–3) Kawakami (2–5) 3:10 30,162 18–18
May 17 Diamondbacks Rescheduled for August 17 18–18
38 May 18 Rockies 1–5 Marquis (5–3) Lowe (5–2) 2:30 15,364 18–19
39 May 19 Rockies 8–1 Jurrjens (4–2) Hammel (0–3) 2:46 16,749 19–19
40 May 20 Rockies 12–4 Vázquez (4–3) de la Rosa (0–4) 3:17 19,259 20–19
41 May 21 Rockies 0–9 Cook (3–1) Medlen (0–1) 2:35 25,481 20–20
42 May 22 Blue Jays 1–0 Kawakami (3–5) Carlson (1–3) González (7) 2:19 21,533 21–20
43 May 23 Blue Jays 4–3 Lowe (6–2) Janssen (0–1) Soriano (4) 2:31 27,377 22–20
44 May 24 Blue Jays 10–2 Bennett (2–1) Camp (0–2) 2:59 23,971 23–20
45 May 25 @ Giants 2–8 Sánchez (2–4) Vázquez (4–4) 3:04 40,034 23–21
46 May 26 @ Giants 0–4 Lincecum (4–1) Medlen (0–2) 2:08 29,485 23–22
47 May 27 @ Giants 3–6 Johnson (4–4) Kawakami (3–6) Wilson (10) 2:59 27,744 23–23
48 May 28 @ Diamondbacks 2–5 Haren (4–4) Lowe (6–3) Qualls (12) 2:20 19,452 23–24
49 May 29 @ Diamondbacks 10–6 Jurrjens (5–2) Garland (4–4) 3:10 26,146 24–24
50 May 30 @ Diamondbacks 2–3(11) Peña (5–2) Bennett (2–2) 3:06 35,039 24–25
51 May 31 @ Diamondbacks 9–3 Medlen (1–2) Scherzer (2–4) 2:56 30,020 25–25
June (11–15)
# Date Time Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
52 June 2 Cubs 6–5(12) Soriano (1–0) Heilman (2–3) 3:39 30,262 26–25
53 June 3 Cubs 2–3(11) Guzmán (2–0) Bennett (2–3) Gregg (9) 3:19 30,646 26–26
June 4 Cubs Rescheduled for June 22 26–26
55 June 5 Brewers 0–4 Gallardo (6–2) Jurrjens (5–3) 2:23 23,327 26–27
56 June 6 Brewers 0–3 Suppan (4–4) Vázquez (4–5) Hoffman (15) 2:57 32,721 26–28
57 June 7 Brewers 8–7 O'Flaherty (1–0) Villanueva (2–4) González (8) 2:49 33,428 27–28
58 June 8 Pirates 7–6(15) Medlen (2–2) Karstens (2–4) 4:46 21,856 28–28
59 June 9 Pirates 4–3 Lowe (7–3) Burnett (1–2) Soriano (5) 2:35 20,124 29–28
60 June 10 Pirates 2–3 Karstens (3–4) Jurrjens (5–4) Capps (14) 2:42 21,610 29–29
61 June 11 Pirates 1–3 Jackson (2–1) Soriano (1–1) Capps (15) 2:37 29,331 29–30
62 June 12 @ Orioles 7–2 Hanson (1–0) Berken (1–3) 3:15 28,469 30–30
63 June 13 @ Orioles 4–8 Bass (4–1) O'Flaherty (1–1) 3:07 29,645 30–31
64 June 14 @ Orioles 2–11 Bergesen (4–2) Lowe (7–4) 2:42 26,770 30–32
65 June 16 @ Reds 2–7 Herrera (1–2) Jurrjens (5–5) 2:53 19,127 30–33
66 June 17 @ Reds 3–4 Owings (4–7) Vázquez (4–6) Cordero (16) 2:44 27,455 30–34
67 June 18 @ Reds 7–0 Hanson (2–0) Maloney (0–2) 3:15 24,657 31–34
68 June 19 @ Red Sox 8–2 Kawakami (4–6) Matsuzaka (1–5) 2:49 37,703 32–34
69 June 20 @ Red Sox 0–3 Beckett (8–3) Lowe (7–5) 2:11 38,029 32–35
70 June 21 @ Red Sox 5–6 Papelbon (1–1) Bennett (2–4) 2:47 37,243 32–36
54 June 22 Cubs 2–0 Vázquez (5–6) Dempster (4–5) Soriano (6) 2:58 31,701 33–36
71 June 23 Yankees 4–0 Hanson (3–0) Wang (0–6) 2:47 40,828 34–36
72 June 24 Yankees 4–8 Chamberlain (4–2) Medlen (2–3) Rivera (16) 3:16 42,315 34–37
73 June 25 Yankees 7–11 Aceves (5–1) Lowe (7–6) Rivera (17) 3:49 47,508 34–38
74 June 26 Red Sox 1–4 Beckett (9–3) Jurrjens (5–6) 2:46 48,418 34–39
75 June 27 Red Sox 0–1 Wakefield (10–3) Vázquez (5–7) Papelbon (18) 2:46 48,151 34–40
76 June 28 Red Sox 2–1 Hanson (4–0) Penny (6–3) Gonzalez (9) 3:01 41,463 35–40
77 June 30 Phillies 5–4(10) Moylan (2–2) Park (3–2) 3:14 31,818 36–40
July (16–11)
# Date Time Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
78 July 1 Phillies 11–1 Jurrjens (6–6) Hamels (4–5) 2:32 25,212 37–40
79 July 2 Phillies 5–2 Gonzalez (3–0) Madson (2–4) Soriano (7) 3:08 38,254 38–40
80 July 3 @ Nationals 9–8 Logan (1–0) Colomé (1–1) Soriano (8) 3:28 33,982 39–40
81 July 4 @ Nationals 3–5 Lannan (6–5) Gonzalez (3–1) MacDougal (4) 2:34 23,708 39–41
82 July 5 @ Nationals 3–5 Olsen (2–4) Lowe (7–7) MacDougal (5) 2:39 22,677 39–42
83 July 6 @ Cubs 2–4 Wells (4–3) Jurrjens (6–7) Gregg (15) 2:30 40,042 39–43
84 July 7 @ Cubs 2–1 Vázquez (6–7) Zambrano (4–4) Soriano (9) 2:44 40,359 40–43
85 July 8 @ Cubs 4–1 Kawakami (5–6) Hart (0–1) Soriano (10) 2:50 40,531 41–43
86 July 9 @ Rockies 6–7 Rincón (2–0) Gonzalez (3–2) Street (22) 3:11 30,392 41–44
87 July 10 @ Rockies 4–1 Lowe (8–7) Jiménez (6–9) Soriano (11) 2:40 35,238 42–44
88 July 11 @ Rockies 4–3 Jurrjens (7–7) Marquis (11–6) Soriano (12) 2:51 38,065 43–44
89 July 12 @ Rockies 7–8 Street (3–1) Valdez (0–1) 3:15 33,825 43–45
July 14 2009 Major League Baseball All-Star Game in St. Louis, Missouri
90 July 16 Mets 5–3 Acosta (1–0) Feliciano (2–3) Soriano (13) 2:57 32,736 44–45
91 July 17 Mets 11–0 Jurrjens (8–7) Pelfrey (7–5) 2:38 50,704 45–45
92 July 18 Mets 1–5 Santana (11–7) Kawakami (5–7) 3:22 51,175 45–46
93 July 19 Mets 7–1 Vázquez (7–7) Redding (1–4) 2:47 34,293 46–46
94 July 20 Giants 11–3 Hanson (5–0) Romo (2–1) 2:50 21,988 47–46
95 July 21 Giants 8–1 Lowe (9–7) Sadowski (2–2) 2:41 25,135 48–46
96 July 22 Giants 4–2 Jurrjens (9–7) Lincecum (10–3) Soriano (14) 2:28 34,672 49–46
97 July 23 Giants 1–5 Zito (6–10) Gonzalez (3–3) 2:58 31,727 49–47
98 July 24 @ Brewers 9–4 Vázquez (8–7) Villanueva (2–7) 3:25 41,941 50–47
99 July 25 @ Brewers 0–4 Gollardo (9–7) Hanson (5–1) 2:56 43,565 50–48
100 July 26 @ Brewers 10–2 Lowe (10–7) Looper (9–5) 2:47 43,471 51–48
101 July 28 @ Marlins 3–4 Núñez (3–3) Soriano (1–2) 2:48 13,128 51–49
102 July 29 @ Marlins 3–6 Johnson (10–2) Kawakami (5–8) Núñez (8) 2:48 13,518 51–50
103 July 30 @ Marlins 6–3(10) Moylan (3–2) Ayala (1–3) Soriano (15) 3:16 14,226 52–50
104 July 31 Dodgers 0–5 Schmidt (2–1) Hanson (5–2) 2:53 45,225 52–51
August (17–11)
# Date Time Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
105 August 1 Dodgers 4–3 Lowe (11–7) Wolf (5–6) Soriano (16) 2:41 49,843 53–51
106 August 2 Dodgers 1–9 Billingsley (11–6) Jurrjens (9–8) 3:22 37,654 53–52
107 August 3 @ Padres 2–4 Latos (3–1) Kawakami (5–9) Bell (27) 2:33 20,423 53–53
108 August 4 @ Padres 9–2 Vázquez (9–7) Stauffer (1–3) 2:52 17,916 54–53
109 August 5 @ Padres 6–2 Hanson (6–2) Gaudin (4–10) 2:52 21,816 55–53
110 August 6 @ Dodgers 4–5 Elbert (2–0) Soriano (1–3) 3:13 46,399 55–54
111 August 7 @ Dodgers 9–5(12) Moylan (4–2) Troncoso (4–1) 4:20 53,184 56–54
112 August 8 @ Dodgers 2–1(10) Medlen (3–3) Mota (3–3) Soriano (17) 3:31 53,338 57–54
113 August 9 @ Dodgers 8–2 Vázquez (10–7) Stults (4–3) 2:53 45,438 58–54
114 August 11 Nationals 8–1 Hanson (7–2) Lannan (8–9) 3:01 19,273 59–54
115 August 12 Nationals 6–2 Lowe (12–7) Sosa (1–1) 2:34 17,886 60–54
116 August 14 Phillies 2–3 Madson (4–4) Soriano (1–4) Lidge (22) 2:21 37,639 60–55
117 August 15 Phillies 4–3 Moylan (5–2) Lidge (0–5) 2:54 44,043 61–55
118 August 16 Phillies 1–4 Happ (9–2) Vázquez (10–8) Lidge (23) 2:45 25,215 61–56
37 August 17 Diamondbacks 9–4 Hanson (8–2) Scherzer (7–7) 2:45 23,668 62–56
119 August 18 @ Mets 4–9 Pérez (3–3) Lowe (12–8) 2:52 38,613 62–57
120 August 19 @ Mets 14–2 Jurrjens (10–8) Parnell (3–5) 2:54 38,602 63–57
121 August 20 @ Mets 3–2 Kawakami (6–9) Santana (13–9) Soriano (18) 2:41 39,105 64–57
122 August 21 Marlins 3–5 Sánchez (2–4) Vázquez (10–9) Núñez (14) 2:48 22,608 64–58
123 August 22 Marlins 4–3 Hanson (9–2) Volstad (9–10) Soriano (19) 2:47 35,200 65–58
124 August 23 Marlins 7–5 Moylan (6–2) Calero (2–2) Soriano (20) 3:04 30,478 66–58
125 August 25 Padres 1–2(12) Thatcher (1–0) Medlen (3–4) Mujica (2) 3:43 15,389 66–59
126 August 26 Padres 5–12 Stauffer (2–6) Kawakami (6–10) 3:23 15,619 66–60
127 August 27 Padres 9–1 Vázquez (11–9) Richard (7–4) 2:50 18,651 67–60
128 August 28 @ Phillies 2–4 Moyer (12–9) Hanson (9–3) Lidge (26) 2:24 44,747 67–61
129 August 29 @ Phillies 9–1(8) Lowe (13–8) Lee (12–10) 2:46 45,134 68–61
130 August 30 @ Phillies 2–3 Blanton (9–6) Jurrjens (10–9) Lidge (27) 2:27 44,828 68–62
131 August 31 @ Marlins 5–2 Kawakami (7–10) Johnson (13–4) 2:38 12,244 69–62
September (17–10)
# Date Time Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
132 September 1 @ Marlins 4–3 Hudson (1–0) Sánchez (2–6) Soriano (21) 3:02 14,024 70–62
133 September 2 @ Marlins 7–8 Núñez (4–4) Gonzalez (3–4) 3:40 14,723 70–63
134 September 3 @ Marlins 3–8 Nolasco (10–8) Medlen (3–5) 3:13 13,711 70–64
135 September 4 Reds 1–3 Arroyo (12–12) Lowe (13–9) 2:25 24,219 70–65
136 September 5 Reds 1–3 Wells (1–3) Jurrjens (10–10) 2:40 29,078 70–66
137 September 6 Reds 2–4 Owings (7–12) Kawakami (7–11) 3:39 32,397 70–67
138 September 8 @ Astros 2–1 Vázquez (12–9) Paulino (2–8) Soriano (22) 2:33 26,081 71–67
139 September 9 @ Astros 1–2 Valverde (4–2) Soriano (1–5) 2:13 22,392 71–68
140 September 10 @ Astros 9–7 Lowe (14–9) Oswalt (8–6) Gonzalez (10) 3:11 26,552 72–68
141 September 11 @ Cardinals 1–0 Jurrjens (11–10) Piñeiro (14–10) Soriano (23) 2:34 43,984 73–68
142 September 12 @ Cardinals 7–6 Gonzalez (4–4) Franklin (2–3) Soriano (24) 3:13 43,869 74–68
143 September 13 @ Cardinals 9–2 Vázquez (13–9) Carpenter (16–4) 2:08 41,179 75–68
144 September 15 Mets 6–0 Hanson (10–3) Misch (1–3) 2:27 25,094 76–68
145 September 16 Mets 6–5 O'Flaherty (2–1) Rodríguez (3–5) 3:32 17,988 77–68
146 September 17 Mets 7–3 Jurrjens (12–10) Figueroa (2–6) 2:22 20,192 78–68
147 September 18 Phillies 4–9 Kendrick (2–1) Hudson (1–1) 2:57 27,241 78–69
148 September 19 Phillies 6–4 Vázquez (14–9) Martínez (5–1) 2:43 35,818 79–69
149 September 20 Phillies 2–4 Walker (2–0) Hanson (10–4) Lidge (31) 2:46 29,452 79–70
150 September 21 @ Mets 11–3 Lowe (15–9) Misch (1–4) Kawakami (1) 2:32 37,706 80–70
151 September 22 @ Mets 3–1 Jurrjens (13–10) Figueroa (2–7) Soriano (25) 2:46 37,823 81–70
152 September 23 @ Mets 5–2 Hudson (2–1) Pelfrey (10–12) Soriano (26) 3:18 38,266 82–70
153 September 25 @ Nationals 4–1 Vázquez (15–9) Lannan (9–13) 2:27 28,276 83–70
154 September 26 @ Nationals 11–5 Hanson (11–4) Mock (3–10) 2:48 29,058 84–70
155 September 27 @ Nationals 6–3(10) Gonzalez (5–4) MacDougal (1–1) Soriano (27) 2:55 27,840 85–70
156 September 28 Marlins 4–0 Jurrjens (14–10) Sánchez (3–8) 2:37 25,046 86–70
157 September 29 Marlins 4–5 Pinto (4–1) Kawakami (7–12) Núñez (25) 3:20 28,669 86–71
158 September 30 Marlins 4–5 Nolasco (13–9) Vázquez (15–10) Donnelly (2) 3:00 31,513 86–72
October (0–4)
# Date Time Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
159 October 1 Nationals 1–2 Clippard (4–2) Soriano (1–6) MacDougal (19) 2:47 38,237 86–73
160 October 2 Nationals 0–6 Hernández (9–12) Lowe (15–10) MacDougal (20) 2:56 33,124 86–74
161 October 3 Nationals 4–6(11) Segovia (1–0) Acosta (1–1) Kensing (1) 3:16 28,278 86–75
162 October 4 Nationals 1–2(15) Kensing (1–2) Logan (1–1) 4:18 36,307 86–76
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Roster

2009 Atlanta Braves
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Manager

Coaches

Mid-season trades

June 3, 2009
to Pittsburgh Pirates
Minor League prospects (OF) Gorkys Hernández, (P) Charlie Morton & (P) Jeff Locke
to Atlanta Braves
(OF) Nate McLouth[2]
July 10, 2009
to New York Mets
(OF) Jeff Francoeur & Cash
to Atlanta Braves
(OF) Ryan Church[3]
July 31, 2009
to Boston Red Sox
(1B) Casey Kotchman
to Atlanta Braves
(1B) Adam LaRoche & Cash [4]

Player stats

Most games at position

Note: Pos = Position; GP = Games Played

Pos Player GP
C Brian McCann 104
1B Casey Kotchman ×[4] 85
2B Kelly Johnson 78
SS Yunel Escobar × 114
3B Chipper Jones 112
LF Garret Anderson × 98
CF Nate McLouth 56
RF Jeff Francoeur ×[3] 80

As of September 3, 2009

Batting

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; R = Runs scored; H = Hits; 2B = Doubles; 3B = Triples; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in; AVG = Batting average; SB = Stolen bases

Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI AVG SB
18 Garret Anderson 105 379 41 110 21 0 12 50 .290 1
1 Gregor Blanco # 24 43 5 8 0 1 0 1 .186 6
25 Barbaro Canizares # 5 21 1 4 1 0 0 0 .190 0
25 Ryan Church *[3] 98 (31) 330 (98) 45 (19) 92 (27) 26 (10) 0 (0) 4 (2) 39 (17) .279 (.276) 6 (0)
26 Brooks Conrad 14 32 6 11 1 2 2 8 .344 0
23 Matt Diaz 99 283 47 92 16 4 10 44 .325 8
19 Yunel Escobar 112 425 67 129 22 1 13 63 .304 3
30 Reid Gorecki 10 22 3 5 0 0 0 3 .227 1
27 Diory Hernández # 33 85 6 12 3 0 1 6 .141 0
4 Omar Infante 46 132 19 42 5 0 1 19 .318 2
2 Kelly Johnson 89 276 45 59 17 3 8 26 .214 6
10 Chipper Jones 115 396 65 110 19 2 16 59 .278 4
22 Adam LaRoche *[4] 113 (26) 416 (92) 63 (17) 114 (34) 28 (3) 1 (0) 20 (8) 58 (18) .274 (.370) 2 (0)
16 Brian McCann 108 388 49 110 30 1 17 72 .284 3
13 Nate McLouth *[2] 101 (56) 395 (227) 66 (39) 102 (59) 23 (16) 2 (1) 15 (6) 56 (22) .258 (.260) 17 (10)
20 Greg Norton 80 65 3 9 2 0 0 6 .138 0
14 Martín Prado 98 328 43 101 24 0 9 40 .308 0
8 David Ross 44 109 15 28 7 0 6 15 .257 0
24 Jordan Schafer # 50 167 18 34 8 0 2 8 .204 2
Totals 130 4292 607 1172 253 17 136 573 .273 61

As of August 30, 2009

Pitching

Note: W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; G = Games pitched; GS = Games started; SV = Saves; IP = Innings pitched; R = Runs allowed; ER = Earned runs allowed; BB = Walks allowed; K = Strikeouts

Player W L ERA G GS SV IP R ER BB K
46 Manny Acosta # 1 0 4.32 31 0 0 33.1 17 16 16 28
Jeff Bennett[5] 2 4 3.18 33 0 0 34.0 13 12 21 23
Blaine Boyer[6] 0 1 40.50 3 0 0 1.1 6 6 3 2
57 Jorge Campillo # 1 0 4.15 5 0 0 4.1 3 2 3 3
38 Buddy Carlyle 0 1 8.85 15 0 0 20.1 22 20 12 12
51 Mike González 3 3 2.30 67 0 9 62.2 23 16 27 79
48 Tommy Hanson 9 3 3.15 15 15 0 88.2 32 31 32 73
15 Tim Hudson 1 0 3.38 1 1 0 5.1 2 2 3 5
49 Jair Jurrjens 10 9 2.89 28 28 0 171.0 63 55 61 122
11 Kenshin Kawakami 7 10 3.97 25 25 0 142.2 69 63 53 98
36 Boone Logan 1 0 5.17 17 0 0 15.2 11 9 7 8
32 Derek Lowe 13 8 4.38 28 28 0 164.1 86 80 50 87
54 Kris Medlen 3 4 4.13 28 4 0 56.2 26 26 27 65
58 Peter Moylan 6 2 3.10 74 0 0 58.0 25 20 26 47
34 Eric O'Flaherty 1 1 3.40 65 0 0 45.0 19 17 16 32
40 James Parr # 0 0 5.79 8 0 0 14.0 9 9 5 12
37 Jo-Jo Reyes # 0 2 7.00 6 5 0 27.0 25 21 13 21
39 Rafael Soriano 1 4 2.51 61 0 21 61.0 17 17 21 84
50 Luis Valdez 0 1 5.40 2 0 0 1.2 1 1 1 0
33 Javier Vázquez 11 9 3.02 26 26 0 176.0 62 59 35 192
Totals 70 62 3.67 538 132 30 1183.0 531 482 432 993

As of September 1, 2009

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Gwinnett Braves International League Dave Brundage
AA Mississippi Braves Southern League Phillip Wellman
A Myrtle Beach Pelicans Carolina League Rocket Wheeler
A Rome Braves South Atlantic League Randy Ingle
Rookie Danville Braves Appalachian League Paul Runge
Rookie GCL Braves Gulf Coast League Luis Ortiz

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Danville

References

  1. ^ Atlanta adds Vazquez to new-look staff
  2. ^ a b "Braves acquire McLouth from Pirates". Archived from the original on August 15, 2009. Retrieved August 13, 2009.
  3. ^ a b c "Braves deal Francoeur for Church". Archived from the original on August 15, 2009. Retrieved August 13, 2009.
  4. ^ a b c Braves reacquire LaRoche from Sox
  5. ^ "Braves release right-hander Bennett". Archived from the original on August 15, 2009. Retrieved August 13, 2009.
  6. ^ "Cards get Boyer from Braves for Barton". Archived from the original on August 15, 2009. Retrieved August 13, 2009.

(Archived 2009-06-20)