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Uggla remembers the difficult times

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - As Dan Uggla was coming through the minor leagues, there were plenty of chances to just give up. Like the time he was expecting to spend a few days with his family during a midseason break, only to learn that he'd been demoted to a lower-level team.

February 22, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Fredi's first day on the new job a long one

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Fredi Gonzalez kept tossing and turning. Finally, at a quarter 'til 4, he climbed from bed and started getting dressed.

February 15, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


The new era dawns

The first day of spring training will seem a little strange for the Atlanta Braves.

February 14, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Uggla signs 5-year contract

ATLANTA - The Braves locked up Dan Uggla with the team's largest contract in nearly a decade. Now, they're ready to take on the mighty Philadelphia Phillies in the NL East.

January 06, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Uggla, newest Brave speaks

ATLANTA - Dan Uggla will have to make one minor adjustment now that he's with the Atlanta Braves.

November 19, 2010 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves get right back to work, name Gonzalez new manager

ATLANTA - The Braves didn't even wait 48 hours to introduce Bobby Cox's replacement.

October 13, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Time for life after Bobby

ATLANTA - Bobby Cox strolled into the Atlanta Braves clubhouse around lunchtime Tuesday with that familiar waddle, only this time he was wearing his new uniform: A blue golf shirt and slacks.

October 12, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Giant ace ready for Braves

SAN FRANCISCO - Tim Lincecum emerged as the most dominant pitcher in the National League in his first two full major league seasons. Back-to-back NL Cy Young Awards. Two All-Star selections, 526 strikeouts. All by the age of 25.

October 06, 2010 | By JANIE McCAULEY AP Baseball Writer | Atlanta Braves


Lowe, Hanson and Hudson to start in playoffs

ATLANTA - Derek Lowe wasn't ready to look past his Game 1 start for the Braves against the Giants in the NL division series on Tuesday.

October 05, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Postseason bound

ATLANTA - Nothing has come easy for the Braves, whose 25 final-at-bat victories are the most in baseball. So perhaps it was fitting the Braves were pushed to the last day of the season before claiming a postseason berth.

October 04, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Wheels falling off Braves' playoff hopes

ATLANTA - Vance Worley combined with four relievers on a three-hitter and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the punchless Braves 7-0 Saturday to drop Atlanta into a tie for the NL wild-card spot.

October 02, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Phillies push Braves to edge with win

ATLANTA - Jimmy Rollins' grand slam capped a five-run sixth inning and the Philadelphia Phillies beat Atlanta 11-5 on Friday night to keep Bobby Cox and the Braves from moving closer to a wild-card berth.

October 02, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Go get 'em, Bobby

ATLANTA - Bobby Cox is still waiting for the one retirement gift he wants most of all - one last trip to the postseason.

September 30, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves sweep, step closer to playoffs

ATLANTA - Bobby Cox wants to make sure the attention being paid to his final regular-season games as Atlanta's manager takes a back seat to the Braves' pursuit of their first playoff berth since 2005.

September 29, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves fry Fish again

ATLANTA - Eric Hinske hit a pinch-hit, two-run homer in the seventh inning and the Atlanta Braves improved their wild card chances with a 3-2 win over the Florida Marlins on Tuesday night.

September 28, 2010 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


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Alex Wood fans 12; Braves edge Nationals 3-1

ATLANTA - A visit from the Washington Nationals came at just the right time to fire up the Atlanta Braves.

August 11, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Nationals score 3 runs in 11th, beat Braves 4-1

ATLANTA - A long rain delay and extra innings tested the Washington Nationals' mental and physical strength.

August 10, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves' home runs down Strasburg, Nats

ATLANTA - Stephen Strasburg can't explain why he has struggled on the road this season.

August 09, 2014 | By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


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


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