Brandon Beachy pitched three no-hit innings in his second start since having shoulder surgery in September and B.J. Upton doubled among his two hits for the Atlanta braves, who tied the Philadelphia Phillies 2-2 Wednesday.Upvote Share Tweet
Teheran, Zimmermann Each Throw 3 Scoreless Inningsnytimes.com Updated 6 hours agoJulio Teheran worked around six base runners to match Jordan Zimmermann with three scoreless innings and lead the Atlanta Braves to a 3-2 win over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Replay committee chief: Thumbs-up on debutESPN.com Updated Mar 5 (yesterday)One of the chief architects of Major League Baseball's new, expanded replay system expressed confidence Wednesday that the time of reviews will be cut considerably once those reviews begin coming from MLB's replay center in New York.Upvote Share TweetWith his straw hat sitting in his favorite seat, and his friends, family and former teams gathered along the baselines, the Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies honored the late Jim Fregosi in a 12-minute pregame ceremony Wednesday.Upvote Share Tweet
Spring Training mind games? Definitely, maybeMLB.com Updated Mar 4 (2 days ago)The Braves and Nationals will meet many times during the regular season, potentially with a lot on the line. So, does gamesmanship come into play during these Spring Training tuneups between division rivals?Upvote Share TweetStephen Strasburg pitched two scoreless innings in his spring debut for Washington, but Phil Gosselin took advantage of Nationals rookie manager Matt Williams defensive shift in the eighth inning to give the Atlanta Braves an 8-4 victory Tuesday.Upvote Share Tweet
On Baseball: In Atlanta, Youth Is Served With a Big Paydaynytimes.com Updated Mar 3 (3 days ago)The Braves are breaking away from the teams of Chipper Jones and Brian McCann to a core of five players 25 or younger that have all signed long-term deals.Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Updated Mar 3 (3 days ago)Freddy Garcia ran his streak of perfect innings to five in his bid to earn a spot in the Braves' rotation, Mets' top prospect Noah Syndergaard pitched two scoreless innings in his Grapefruit League and New York beat Atlanta 6-2 Monday.Upvote Share TweetJarred Cosart pitched two shutout innings and Carlos Corporan had a pair of RBIs to lead the Houston Astros past the Atlanta Braves 7-4 in a split squad game on Sunday.Upvote Share Tweet
Sanchez, Tigers Play to 0-0 Tie With Braves in 10nytimes.com Updated Mar 2 (4 days ago)Detroit's Anibal Sanchez allowed one hit in two scoreless innings Sunday in a game that eventually ended in a 0-0, 10-inning tie between the Tigers and an Atlanta Braves split squad.Upvote Share Tweet
Oberholtzer working to improve his curveballMLB.com Updated Mar 2 (4 days ago)Astros left-hander Brett Oberholtzer took the mound Sunday for the first time this spring, allowing three hits and one run in two innings against the Braves. Oberholtzer, one of the club's big surprises last year, is using his early spring starts to wor…Upvote Share TweetYou've probably heard the phrase "scoring runs in bunches" before. On Saturday, the Atlanta Braves and Washington Nationals took that to the extreme, combining for 31 runs in the span of four innings. The flurry started with the Braves plating…Upvote Share Tweet
In a Rough First Season in Atlanta, Upton Suffered in Silencenytimes.com Updated Mar 1 (5 days ago)B.J. Upton does not fault those who reached out to him. Now almost 30, he feels he should be able to handle his problems alone.Upvote Share Tweet
Braves near deal with Cuban prospect BelloMLB.com Updated Mar 1 (5 days ago)The Braves are finalizing a Minor League deal with Cuban catching prospect Yenier Bello, according to an industry source. The agreement includes a signing bonus and an invitation to Spring Training. The team has not confirmed the deal.Upvote Share TweetDexter Fowler had two RBIs in his Houston debut and Chris Carter added a run-scoring double that helped the Astros beat the Atlanta Braves 7-5 Friday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Beachy taking long view after spring debutMLB.com Updated Feb 28 (6 days ago)Given that he is a highly competitive perfectionist, Brandon Beachy did not have much fun as he attempts to moderate his effort level during the early portion of the Grapefruit League season. But coming off an injury-marred season, the Braves right-hand…Upvote Share Tweet
Overlooked early on, Jason Kipnis leads 2014 All-Underrated TeamCNNSI.com Updated Feb 28 (7 days ago)Jason Kipnis is the league's best player that no one talks about. He leads our 2014 All-Underrated Team.Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Updated Feb 27Detroit newcomers Joe Nathan and Joba Chamberlain each pitched a scoreless inning to help the Tigers beat the Atlanta Braves 5-2 on Thursday.Upvote Share Tweet
Tigers Declared Winners, Beat Braves in Rain Gamenytimes.com Updated Feb 26In a spring training game that ended with both teams leaving the field and neither side sure who won, the Detroit Tigers were later awarded a 6-5 victory over the Atlanta Braves in a rain-shortened exhibition Wednesday.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Updated Feb 26Justin Upton was scratched from Wednesday's starting lineup when he told Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez that his right side has been sore the past couple of days.Upvote Share Tweet
Strasburg Makes Spring Training DebutMar 4Stephen Strasburg pitched two scoreless innings in the Nationals' 8-4 loss to the Braves.
Braves Lock Up Andrelton SimmonsFeb 20Jim Bowden breaks down the Braves' seven-year contract with shortstop Andrelton Simmons.
Braves Sign Freeman To ExtensionFeb 4Tim Kurkjian discusses 1B Freddie Freeman's long-term contract extension with the Atlanta Braves.
Chipper Rescues Braves' Freeman From StormJan 29After getting stuck on Atlanta's frozen interstate for hours, Braves 1B Freddie Freeman phoned former teammate Chipper Jones, who came to the rescue on his four-wheeler.
Don Banks: Raiders, Steelers among AFC front offices under pressure this o…Mar 6As my colleague Andrew Brandt has often pointed out, the NFL's long offseason is when a team's players and even coaches step to the background and the front office takes center stage, attempting to distinguish itself in the business of football. The mul…
Don Banks: Cowboys, Rams among NFC front offices under pressure this offse…Mar 4As my colleague Andrew Brandt has often pointed out, the NFL's long offseason is when a team's players and even coaches step to the background and the front office takes center stage, attempting to distinguish itself in the business of football. The mul…
The Tuesday MailbagMar 4Three hot topics and then your mail, in a league that never sleeps: For now, the extra point’s not going anywhere, though it should. Judy Battista of the NFL Digital Media Group wrote Monday that the Competition Committee, at its Florida meeting, is con…
NFL - Landing page for all 32 Offseason BlueprintsMar 3This landing page has links for all 32 Offseason Blueprint files, which include the front-office priorities, cap situations, projected 2014 lineups and free-agency and draft targets for every NFL team.