This is the October 2, 2012 news archive. View today's Braves rumors and news.
Today, Ben Sheets announced that he will start for the Braves tomorrow against the Pirates, and then retire. Tomorrow will mark Sheets's fifth start for the Braves this season after missing nearly two calendar years with a torn flexor in his pitching el…Share Tweet
Matheny recognizes importance of celebratingOver the past week, differing opinions emerged from the Cardinals' clubhouse about whether or not clinching a spot in the Wild Card game warranted a champagne-popping, raucous celebration -- much like the one the Braves partook in last week, when they s…Share Tweet
Fredi rests many of his regulars on TuesdayBraves manager Fredi Gonzalez gave Chipper Jones and some of his other starters a chance to rest on Tuesday night.Share Tweet
Kimbrel named September Delivery Man of MonthBraves closer Craig Kimbrel was rewarded for his perfect September on Tuesday, when he was named the Major League Baseball Delivery Man of the Month for the second time in his career.Share Tweet
Cardinals fans seem happy that Albert Pujols won’t be appearing in the playoffsyahoo.com Oct 2, 2012With one more victory or a Los Angeles Dodgers loss, the St. Louis Cardinals will clinch their second trip to the postseason in as many years. Now, is there a chance their journey might only last one day with a loss to the Atlanta Braves in Friday's wil…Share TweetIf the Nats end up with the best record in baseball, they could start on Sunday against the Wild Card team -- either the Braves or Cardinals. If they have the second-best record, behind the Reds, they'll start on Saturday, against the Giants.Share Tweet
Nats' clinching moment unusual, but still sweetThe Nationals began the night needing either a win over the Phillies or a Braves loss to the Pirates. They got the latter, clinching the National League East without ever scoring a run.Share Tweet