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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


Dunn's 2 homers lead Nats over Braves

WASHINGTON - Adam Dunn hit two home runs and drove in five runs, Willie Harris hit an inside-the-park homer and Jordan Zimmermann won his first game in 15 months as the Washington Nationals sent the reeling Atlanta Braves to their fourth straight defeat, 8-3 on Friday night.

September 24, 2010 | Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


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Upton, Heyward spark Braves past Marlins

ATLANTA - Justin Upton is having quite a month.

August 29, 2014 | By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Minor's arm, bat lead Braves over Mets 6-1

NEW YORK - Mike Minor took a two-hit shutout into the eighth inning after hitting a double and single himself, leading the Atlanta Braves over the New York Mets 6-1 Thursday night.

August 28, 2014 | By CHARLES O'BRIEN Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Heyward leadoff homer helps Braves beat Mets 3-2

NEW YORK - Jason Heyward hit a leadoff home run off Zack Wheeler, Julio Teheran won his third straight start and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 3-2 Wednesday night to stop a three-game losing streak.

August 27, 2014 | By CHARLES O'BRIEN Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Harang mental lapse costs Braves

CINCINNATI - Aaron Harang figures he's covered first base thousands of times in his career.

August 25, 2014 | By MARK SCHMETZER Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves top Reds in 12

CINCINNATI - Justin Upton hit a two-run homer in the 12th inning Friday night, rallying the Atlanta Braves to a 3-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds after left-hander Mike Minor came up four outs short of a no-hitter.

August 23, 2014 | By JOE KAY AP Baseball Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves' bats stay hot, demolish Reds

CINCINNATI - Justin Upton extended his hitting streak to 12 games with a bases-loaded single during Atlanta's decisive third inning, and the Braves extended their offensive resurgence with an 8-0 victory over the fading Cincinnati Reds on Thursday night.

August 21, 2014 | By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


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