ATLANTA - Freddie Freeman drove in three runs with three hits, including the first of three Atlanta home runs Monday night, and the Braves beat Cole Hamels and the Philadelphia Phillies 7-5 on opening day.
PEARL, Miss. - Dan Uggla's three-run homer cleared the left-center fence by a good 15 feet. A few pitches later, Chris Johnson's no-doubter sailed even farther, landing under the scoreboard and bouncing between fans.
INDIANAPOLIS - Mike Krzyzewski and Rick Pitino are finally doing an encore.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Paul Maholm extended his streak of not allowing an earned run to 24 2-3 innings as the Atlanta Braves beat a split squad of Houston Astros 2-0 on Thursday in the final Grapefruit League game for both teams.
By PAUL NEWBERRY
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Dillon Gee stayed positive despite his tough spring for the New York Mets.
CLEARWATER, Fla. - Darin Ruf hit a different kind of walkoff home run.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Hours after being picked as the Atlanta Braves' starter on opening day, Tim Hudson showed why he deserved the honor.
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.
ATLANTA - Nick Markakis walked into the Turner Field home clubhouse on Friday and rattled off the names of Braves players he cheered for as a kid living near Atlanta.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves have agreed to terms with reliever Jim Johnson on a one-year contract.
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