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Heyward will relax, trust himself at plate

Heyward will relax, trust himself at plate Updated Apr 9, 2013
When Jason Heyward went to the batting cage after Monday night's win over the Marlins, he was not attempting to vent or release frustration. The Braves right fielder was simply trying to get a better feel for the comfort he had started to gain during th…
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  • Subs for sidelined stars playing key roles

    Subs for sidelined stars playing key roles Apr 9, 2013
    Of the numerous teams, such as the Yankees, starting the season with All-Star-caliber players on the disabled list, some haven't missed a beat (think the Braves without catcher Brian McCann) over the season's opening week, while others (San Diego minus …
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  • Video - Braves Hold Off Marlins 00:31

    Braves Hold Off Marlins

    Apr 9
    Evan Gattis hit an early two-run homer and Justin Upton continued his torrid pace by adding insurance with an RBI double in the eighth.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Despite reports, Revis trade makes too much sense not to happen

    Apr 9
    As the saga drags on into yet another week this spring, with any signs of progress becoming harder to discern, it's easy to look at the Darrelle Revis trade talks between New York and Tampa Bay and see a stalemate, stand-off and showdown with no end in …
  • Peter King: Brian Banks not worried about long-shot odds to make Falcons

    Apr 9
    Brian Banks and his mother, one of the only people who really believed Banks was innocent of rape for a decade, were on a dream trip to Times Square in New York last week, walking and marveling at the sights they were seeing for the first time after tel…
  • Coast to Coast - Who's the 2012-13 NBA Coach of the Year?

    Apr 9
    Our experts debate who should take home this season's Coach of the Year trophy.