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Cabrera's homer helps Tigers beat Braves

LAKELAND, Fla. - Miguel Cabrera's first home run of the spring was quite a sight. Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland would rather see some more groundballs hit at his new third baseman.

March 07, 2012 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves notch first win

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Jair Jurrjens might have been the best pitcher in the National League in the first half of last season.

March 05, 2012 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves' offense struggles in opener

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Brandon Inge lost his job at third base when Detroit moved Miguel Cabrera across the infield to make room for first baseman Prince Fielder. Instead of sulking, he volunteered to play second base.

March 03, 2012 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves go country for a day as Aldean takes cuts

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Jason Aldean circled the bases, touched home plate and collapsed next to the batting cage, pulling his cap over his face.

March 01, 2012 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Still chipping away: Almost 40, Chipper Jones is not ready for retirement

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - After another of those spring training workouts that are increasingly tough to get through, Chipper Jones pulls off his jersey to reveal an undershirt that says, "Slow it down, boys."

February 29, 2012 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Heyward looking for comeback year

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Jason Heyward reaches into the basket, pulls out a ball, places it on the tee and stares out toward the empty mound.

February 27, 2012 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Uggla aims for quicker start

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - When Dan Uggla arrived for spring training with the Atlanta Braves, he felt at home.

February 22, 2012 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Hudson seeks fresh start after back surgery

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Tim Hudson remembers when he was the young gun in the clubhouse.

February 21, 2012 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Kimbrel ready to bounce back

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Craig Kimbrel is excited about his new locker in the Atlanta Braves' spring training clubhouse.

February 20, 2012 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Beachy heads Braves' new wave of young starters

ATLANTA - Julio Teheran was not even born in 1990 when Steve Avery joined Tom Glavine and John Smoltz in the Braves rotation. Atlanta, which added Greg Maddux for the 1993 season, won six Cy Young Awards in the decade.

February 10, 2012 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves unveil another alternate home uniform

ATLANTA - Hank Aaron recognized the look. Just not the feel.

February 07, 2012 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Bobby Cox to manage a Braves exhibition

ATLANTA (AP) - Bobby Cox is returning to the dugout - but only for one exhibition.

February 03, 2012 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves' Hanson ready for 2012

ATLANTA - Braves right-hander Tommy Hanson said Thursday his right shoulder is feeling good and he expects to be on a regular routine for the start of spring training.

February 02, 2012 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Chipper upbeat about his 18th season with Braves

ATLANTA - One year has made a big difference in Chipper Jones' outlook.

January 31, 2012 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves return for informal workouts

ATLANTA - Brandon Beachy did his best to forget what happened at the end of last season.

January 30, 2012 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


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Braves lose 8th straight, Mariners win 7-3

SEATTLE - The Seattle Mariners handed Atlanta its eighth straight loss, with Dustin Ackley and Logan Morrison hitting home runs in the third inning to beat the Braves 7-3 Wednesday.

August 06, 2014 | By JOSH LIEBESKIND Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves drop 7th in a row with 4-2 loss to Seattle

SEATTLE - When a team is struggling, even sure-handed players make mistakes.

August 06, 2014 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Cabrera's hit in 10th gives Padres win over Braves

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres' previously inept offense has become resurgent and it's leading to more victories.

August 03, 2014 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Kimbrel has walk problems for Braves

SAN DIEGO - Craig Kimbrel had no one to blame but himself.

August 03, 2014 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Longtime Braves broadcaster Pete Van Wieren dies

ATLANTA - Pete Van Wieren, the bespectacled broadcaster who was part of the landmark team that carried Atlanta Braves games throughout the nation on Ted Turner's "SuperStation," died Saturday after a battle with cancer, the team said. He was 69.

August 02, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Minor struggles again in Braves' 10-1 loss to Padres

SAN DIEGO - Mike Minor has had poor outings in three of his last four starts for the Atlanta Braves, meaning there's a good chance manager Fredi Gonzalez could pull him from the rotation.

August 02, 2014 | By BERNIE WILSON AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Kershaw outduels Teheran as Dodgers sweep Braves

LOS ANGELES - Julio Teheran battled Clayton Kershaw until the end only to come up a hard-luck loser, sending the Atlanta Braves out of town with three straight losses to the first-place Dodgers.

August 01, 2014 | By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves acquire Bonifacio, plenty of deadline action around MLB

CHICAGO - The contending Atlanta Braves have acquired infielder-outfielder Emilio Bonifacio and left-handed reliever James Russell from the Chicago Cubs for catching prospect Victor Caratini.

July 31, 2014 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves lose to Dodgers 3-2 in 10 innings

LOS ANGELES - Alex Wood gave up just one run, Justin Upton tied the game in the ninth inning, and the Atlanta Braves still lost their second straight.

July 31, 2014 | By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves lose 8-4 to streaking Dodgers

LOS ANGELES - Tommy La Stella put together his second straight three-hit game and fourth since making his major league debut in late May. Freddie Freeman broke out of his slump, too. Their offense just wasn't enough to keep Atlanta's winning streak going.

July 30, 2014 | By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


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