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.
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.
ATLANTA - Jordan Zimmermann won for the first time in four starts and hit a three-run single to help the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 13-4 on Wednesday night.