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Braves take the field

WASHINGTON - Even Washington Nationals opening day starter Livan Hernandez wishes Stephen Strasburg could take that assignment Thursday.

March 30, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Gomez seals Braves victory

ATLANTA - Nick Blackburn looked ready for the regular season before problems in Minnesota's bullpen kept him from winning his final spring start.

March 29, 2011 | By CHARLES ODUM | Atlanta Braves


New boss, same hopes

ATLANTA - The clickety-clack of spikes has been replaced by nice, quiet sneakers. Otherwise, it's hard to detect much of a difference between Fredi Gonzalez and the guy he replaced in the Atlanta Braves dugout.

March 28, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves go with Beachy as 5th starter

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Brandon Beachy has won the job as the Atlanta Braves' fifth starter, beating out fellow rookie Mike Minor and veteran Rodrigo Lopez.

March 24, 2011 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Jurrjens taken out after first inning

DUNEDIN, Fla. - Atlanta pitcher Jair Jurrjens said the feeling along his right ribcage Thursday was nothing more than a cramp caused by dehydration. Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez, taking no chances, pulled his starter after one inning against Toronto.

March 24, 2011 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


McClellan, Cards shut down Braves

JUPITER, Fla. - Kyle McClellan made another strong statement in his bid for the St. Louis Cardinals' vacant starting spot. He has been endorsed by pitching coach Dave Duncan, and is on a schedule that would allow him to start the second game of the season.

March 15, 2011 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves, Cards battle to 1-1 draw

JUPITER, Fla. - Kyle Lohse was so efficient he became the first member of the St. Louis Cardinals' rotation to work six innings this spring - without coming close to his pitch limit.

March 14, 2011 | Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Hanson keeps throwing strong

TAMPA, Fla. - Tommy Hanson wasn't totally happy with his latest start despite a positive outcome.

March 11, 2011 | Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves outduel Cards in 2-1 win

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Kyle McClellan got a confidence boost in his bid to make the Cardinals' rotation on Thursday.

March 10, 2011 | Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Johnson comes on strong for Marlins

JUPITER, Fla. - Josh Johnson labored through another difficult inning in spring training, then found what he had been looking for: his rhythm.

March 07, 2011 | By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Hudson strong in Braves win

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Tim Hudson gave up a run in two innings in his spring debut, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Boston Red Sox 6-1 on Wednesday.

March 02, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Hanson, Braves shut down Astros

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Brett Myers looked exactly one month ahead, to opening day against the Philadelphia Phillies.

March 01, 2011 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


No nonsense for Lowe, Braves win

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Derek Lowe didn't want to throw breaking balls Monday in his first start of spring training for the Atlanta Braves.

February 28, 2011 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Plenty of question marks

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Forgive Nate McLouth for having a convenient case of amnesia.

February 25, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Chipper back for another round

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Chipper Jones was done. Through. Ready to go home and spend some time with his four boys.

February 24, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


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Braves fall in final Fla. tilt

The Associated Press

April 03, 2015 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves' pitcher Alex Wood aims to shine in starting rotation

DUNEDIN, Fla. - Alex Wood's breakout campaign with the Atlanta Braves last season may have come as a surprise to some people.

April 02, 2015 | By JEFF ODOM Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Utley goes deep twice as Phillies pound Braves

CLEARWATER, Fla. - Chase Utley hit two homers to give him long balls in four straight at-bats, Cole Hamels pitched six innings in his final start before opening day and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 9-2 Wednesday.

April 01, 2015 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Eric Young Jr. making the most of his chance

DUNEDIN, Fla. - Eric Young Jr. reported to spring training with the Atlanta Braves on a minor league deal, simply hoping to make an impression.

March 31, 2015 | By JEFF ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves take win over Tigers

LAKELAND, Fla. - Despite some poor spring training outings, Alfredo Simon says he was never worried.

March 30, 2015 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves defeat Blue Jays in split-squad series

DUNEDIN, Fla. - Jose Bautista hit a two-run double for the split-squad Toronto Blue Jays in a 5-3 loss to the Atlanta Braves on Saturday.

March 28, 2015 | By JEFF ODOM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Long a contender, Braves turn to rebuilding after 2014 flop

The Atlanta Braves usually start the season touted as playoff contenders.

March 27, 2015 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Johnson has 3 hits to help Braves beat Pirates

BRADENTON, Fla. - Josh Harrison led off the game with a home run that ended Wandy Rodriguez's scoreless streak at 12 innings, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-5 Thursday.

March 26, 2015 | Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


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