ARLINGTON, Va. - Atlanta Braves outfielder Hector Olivera was placed on paid administrative leave by Major League Baseball after he was arrested and charged with assaulting a woman at a hotel outside Washington.
WASHINGTON - Falling to 0-6 for the first time in nearly 30 years, theAtlanta Braves lost 6-4 to the Washington Nationals, who used Wilson Ramos' four singles and two RBIs to help cover up a shaky start by Max Scherzer on Monday night.
ATLANTA - The St. Louis Cardinals set a major league record with three pinch-hit home runs while rallying from a four-run deficit to beat the Atlanta Braves 7-4 Friday night.
ATLANTA - Pinch-hitter Matt den Dekker, recalled from the minors earlier in the day, had a tiebreaking, two-run double in a three-run seventh inning that led the Washington Nationals over the Atlanta Braves 3-1 Wednesday night for an opening two-game sweep.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Jacob deGrom pitched six-plus strong innings and drove in a run as the New York Mets and Atlanta Braves played to a 10-inning 3-3 tie Saturday.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Starters Julio Teheran of the Atlanta Braves and Dan Straily of the Houston Astros were dominant in Friday's game, which was rained out in the seventh inning with the score tied at 1.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves are bringing back former 10-time Gold Glove center fielder Andruw Jones as a special assistant to baseball operations.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - If the Atlanta Braves are going to get out of the bottom of the National League scoring stats, they might have to start at the top of the batting order.
ATLANTA - Many of the spring training stars for the Braves may be players not expected to open the season in Atlanta.
ATLANTA (AP) - Even with the eternal promise of spring training, it's hard to get excited about the Atlanta Braves.
ATLANTA (AP) - Freddie Freeman's slow-healing right wrist finally is pain-free, allowing the Braves first baseman to take swings on back-to-back days this week for the first time this offseason.
ATLANTA - Starting pitcher Lucas Sims knows firsthand how quickly theAtlanta Braves have upgraded their minor league system.
ATLANTA - Rookie Williams Perez threw six innings and the Atlanta Braves' bullpen did the rest as they recorded a rare shutout in beating the Washington Nationals 2-0 on Wednesday night.
ATLANTA - A.J. Pierzynski hit two home runs and rookie Matt Wisler threw seven strong innings as the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 2-1 on Tuesday night for just their fourth win in 17 tries against the Nats.