KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Freddie Freeman was already fitting in nicely in the cleanup spot for Atlanta. Now, the Braves also have leadoff batter Andrelton Simmons back and he's hitting well, too.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Justin Upton appears to be getting into regular-season form, only slightly behind brother B.J.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Paul Maholm pitched two-hit ball for six innings and Juan Francisco homered to lead the Atlanta Braves to a 4-0 victory over a New York Yankees split-squad on Saturday.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Jeremy Hefner showed that he can punch out hitters if he gets riled up enough.
JUPITER, Fla. - Kris Medlen pitched 4 2-3 scoreless innings, then left the Atlanta Braves' 2-1 win over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night when he was hit by a line drive for the second time.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Julio Teheran took another step into winning the fifth spot in the Atlanta Braves' rotation, extending the St. Louis Cardinals' offensive woes.
VIERA, Fla. - Stephen Strasburg dominated for five innings, then got hit hard in the sixth.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Carlos Pena wasn't signed by the Houston Astros because of his .197 batting average or 19 homers last year.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Jason Heyward worked on his bunting. Jordan Zimmermann tried out a new pitch. And Bryce Harper just kept doing what he's been doing all spring.
LAKELAND, Fla. - The Detroit Tigers have six pitchers fighting for five spots in the starting rotation.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Don't call this just another spring training start for Washington's Ross Detwiler.
BALTIMORE - Matt Wieters homered leading off the 11th inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Atlanta Braves 2-1 Monday night for their third straight victory.
ST. LOUIS - Pinch-hitter Stephen Piscotty got his first career RBI with a sacrifice fly in the eighth inning and Carlos Martinez outdueled former teammate Shelby Miller as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Atlanta Braves 1-0 on Saturday night.
This season, the Atlanta Braves roster has been a proverbial rotating door of players. It's honestly hard to keep up with the latest roster moves and free agent signings.
ATLANTA - Knowing the Braves are sometimes vulnerable to off-speed pitches, Mike Bolsinger was pleased that his curveball and slider caused problems all afternoon.
ATLANTA - Chris Johnson drove in two runs, Alex Wood overcame control problems on a hot night and the Atlanta Braves beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3 on Tuesday night.
ATLANTA - Eury Perez drove in two runs with a bases-loaded, tiebreaking single in the eighth inning and the Atlanta Braves overcame Kyle Schwarber's three hits to beat the Chicago Cubs 4-2 on Friday night.
ATLANTA - President of baseball operations John Hart is staying on the rebuilding course he set for the Atlanta Braves last winter.
DENVER - Carlos Gonzalez hit a bases-loaded bloop single that dropped between charging center fielder Cameron Maybin and backpedaling shortstop Andrelton Simmons in the ninth inning Saturday, driving in the decisive run in the Colorado Rockies' 3-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves.
MILWAUKEE - Carlos Gomez hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the eighth inning and also had a solo shot in the sixth to help the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Atlanta Braves 6-5 on Wednesday.
ATLANTA - Cameron Maybin had three hits, including a home run, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-5 on Saturday night in their best offensive showing in six weeks.
ATLANTA - Juan Uribe hit a tie-breaking homer in the seventh inning, Julio Teheran delivered another strong home start and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 on Friday night.
ATLANTA - Cameron Maybin drove in the go-ahead run with a chopper against Max Scherzer that bounced over third base in the ninth inning, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 2-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday night.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Supreme Court has upheld the authorization of up to $397 million in bonds to build a new baseball stadium for the Braves in Cobb County.
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