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McCann, Yankees near deal

NEW YORK (AP) - Free-agent catcher Brian McCann and the New York Yankees are about to complete a five-year deal worth around $85 million, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Saturday night.

November 24, 2013 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


Mayor, Braves talk about team's exit

ATLANTA - Mayor Kasim Reed met Wednesday with Atlanta Braves executives to discuss next steps following the team's decision to leave downtown and build a new $672 million stadium in nearby Cobb County, according to Gov. Nathan Deal.

November 13, 2013 | By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY Associated Press | Atlanta Braves - AP


Turner to be demolished

ATLANTA - Atlanta's mayor said Tuesday that the city will demolish Turner Field after the Braves leave for a new stadium in the suburbs in 2017.

November 12, 2013 | By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY Associated Press | Atlanta Braves - AP


Turner Field gets chopped

ATLANTA - The Braves announced Monday they are leaving Turner Field and moving into a new 42,000-seat, $672 million stadium about 10 miles from downtown in 2017. Atlanta's mayor said the city wasn't willing match an offer from suburban Cobb County worth $450 million in taxpayer funding.

November 11, 2013 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


Residents near Turner Field upset over Braves' move

ATLANTA - Some residents of the area around Turner Field said they were shocked and surprised to hear of the Atlanta Braves' announcement that they plan to build a new stadium in suburban Cobb County.

November 11, 2013 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Atlanta Braves - AP


Braves face tough choices

ATLANTA - Braves general manager Frank Wren and his staff will discuss looming decisions on two free agents, catcher Brian McCann and pitcher Tim Hudson, in organizational meetings which being Tuesday in Orlando.

October 14, 2013 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


Braves try to stay positive

ATLANTA - For most of the season, the Atlanta Braves were overachievers.

October 08, 2013 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


Ballgame: Dodgers end Braves' season with the long ball

LOS ANGELES - Juan Uribe hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth inning after Clayton Kershaw started on short rest for the Dodgers in a 4-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night, sending Los Angeles into the National League championship series for the first time since 2009.

October 08, 2013 | By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


Braves on the brink

LOS ANGELES - On the brink of elimination, manager Fredi Gonzalez found something for his Atlanta Braves to build on.

October 07, 2013 | By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


Braves even NLDS with 4-3 win

ATLANTA - Mike Minor slammed his fist into his glove after getting out of a jam with a strikeout. Luis Avilan pumped his arm wildly after escaping another mess with a huge double play.

October 04, 2013 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


Kershaw pitches Dodgers past Braves 6-1 in Game 1

ATLANTA - Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers opened the playoffs looking intent on ending that quarter-century drought since their last World Series championship.

October 04, 2013 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


Slumping Uggla staying home for playoffs

ATLANTA (AP) - Dan Uggla had a miserable season.

October 02, 2013 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


Braves back on top

ATLANTA - This used to be the norm.

October 01, 2013 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


Gattis homers as Braves beat Phillies 12-5

ATLANTA - The Braves finished off the regular season with their 96th win, their most in nine years. They'd like 11 more victories.

September 30, 2013 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


Braves fall to Phils

ATLANTA - Chris Johnson made a headfirst dive into first base but was thrown out to end the game, then argued in the dugout with Atlanta coach Terry Pendleton after the Braves lost to Philadelphia 5-4 Saturday night.

September 29, 2013 | By MATT WINKELJOHN AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


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On a roll — finally

ATLANTA - The Braves, finding new ways to create runs, have regained the lead in the NL East with their best two-week stretch of the season.

July 03, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


Teheran, Braves beat Mets 3-1 to complete sweep

ATLANTA - Chris Johnson hit a three-run double, Julio Teheran pitched seven strong innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 3-1 on Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep.

July 02, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


Mets implode in 8th, Braves win

ATLANTA - Three errors by New York fueled Atlanta's comeback as the Braves scored four runs in the eighth inning and beat the Mets 5-3 for their fifth straight win.

June 30, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


B.J. Upton powers Braves past Phillies 3-2

PHILADELPHIA - An offensive funk sent the Phillies to a four-game sweep by the Atlanta Braves.

June 29, 2014 | By AARON BRACY Associated Press | Atlanta Braves - AP


Braves take both from Phillies in doubleheader

PHILADELPHIA - The Braves took advantage of a little help from their opposition.

June 28, 2014 | By AARON BRACY Associated Press | Atlanta Braves - AP


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