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Maddux, Glavine highlight 2014 Hall of Fame ballot

NEW YORK - Four-time Cy Young Award winner Greg Maddux, two-time winner Tom Glavine and two-time AL MVP Frank Thomas are among 19 newcomers on this year's Hall of Fame ballot, joining steroid-tainted holdovers Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa.

November 26, 2013 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Braves back on top

ATLANTA - This used to be the norm.

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


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


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Mets survive Matz's meltdown, hold off Braves 8-6

ATLANTA - The latest lesson in Steven Matz's rookie season left the New York Mets dangerously close to blowing an eight-run lead.

June 25, 2016 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves continue to get best of Mets

ATLANTA - Adonis Garcia hit a go-ahead, two-run homer off Addison Reed in the eighth inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets for ...

June 23, 2016 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Conley, Marlins snap Braves' win streak

MIAMI - Adam Conley walked off the mound for the final time in the eighth inning Wednesday with a string of zeroes behind him.

June 22, 2016 | By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves top Mets in New York

NEW YORK (AP) - John Gant, the rookie righty with the weird windup, earned his first big league win by beating the team that traded him ...

June 17, 2016 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Atlanta Braves


Bruce hits 3-run HR as Finnegan, Reds beat Braves 3-1

ATLANTA - Jay Bruce had a three-run homer in the first, Brandon Finnegan pitched six strong innings and the surging Cincinnati Reds escaped a jam in ...

June 14, 2016 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Reds edge Braves 9-8 on Holt's bases-loaded walk in 9th

ATLANTA (AP) - Tyler Holt's bases-loaded walk off closer Arodys Vizcaino forced in the tie-breaking run in the ninth inning and the Cincinnati Reds beat ...

June 13, 2016 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves take down MLB-best Cubs

ATLANTA - Bud Norris pitched seven strong innings, Adonis Garcia and Tyler Flowers hit home runs and the Atlanta Braves beat Jason Hammel and the Chicago ...

June 09, 2016 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Inciarte, Teheran lead Braves to 4-2 win against Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) - For one game at least, the Atlanta Braves didn't look like the worst team in the majors.

June 08, 2016 | By BERNIE WILSON AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves blanked by Bumgarner, San Francisco

ATLANTA (AP) - Madison Bumgarner found the delivery he says he has sought for a year and a half.

June 02, 2016 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves power past Giants

ATLANTA (AP) - Mike Foltynewicz is showing he can be more than just a fastball pitcher - and that he can be part of the Braves' long-term ...

May 30, 2016 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves win first home series

ATLANTA - Braves interim manager Brian Snitker says Gordon Beckham is "bouncing around like he's a teenager."

May 28, 2016 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


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