WASHINGTON - Atlanta Braves left fielder Justin Upton saw the baseball nestle underneath some green wall padding and initially, instead of trying to make a play, threw his arms up and waited for a call from the umpires.
PEARL, Miss. -Atlanta Braves left-hander Mike Minor says his shoulder felt good after throwing two innings in a rehab assignment at Double-A Mississippi on Thursday.
WASHINGTON - Bryce Harper's Washington Nationals and Jason Heyward's Atlanta Braves won the past two NL East titles, and they'll get the division race started early this season.
MILWAUKEE - At least in his first start, Aaron Harang came through what the Atlanta Braves were hoping for when they signed him late in spring training.
MILWAUKEE- Freddie Freeman finally solved Miller Park. The best way to hit there is to hit it out.
MILWAUKEE - In losing their season opener, the Atlanta Braves got a different kind of win to earn a place in the replay record book.
MILWAUKEE - The arctic cold that encased the Midwest this winter didn't exactly make for the most ideal of conditions to grow new grass for the Brewers, even with the retractable roof closed at Miller Park.
ROME - Mike Minor is looking forward to rejoining the Braves' rotation as soon as possible.
LAKELAND, Fla. - Aaron Harang made his Atlanta Braves debut, allowing six runs, including a long homer to Miguel Cabrera, while pitching into the sixth inning of a 9-3 loss to the Detroit Tigers on Thursday.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Julio Teheran struck out nine over six innings in his final tuneup for opening day and the Atlanta Braves defeated the Miami Marlins 9-2 on Wednesday.
LAKELAND, Fla. - Ervin Santana allowed two runs in three innings as the Atlanta Braves topped the Detroit Tigers 12-3 Tuesday.
ATLANTA - For the Atlanta Braves, spring training turned into a matter of survival.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - New Houston center fielder Dexter Fowler, hitting .318 this spring, was 3 for 3 with a walk in leading the Astros to a 7-5 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night.
KISSIMMEE, Fla.- Atlanta released pitcher Freddy Garcia, who was contending for a spot in the Braves' battered rotation, and signed right-hander Aaron Harang on Monday.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - Greg Maddux and Bobby Cox sat down together in the plaque gallery at the Baseball Hall of Fame, a sense of awe etched on their faces. Both had been here before, but this visit was entirely different.
NEW YORK - Aaron Harang threw no-hit ball for seven innings but was pulled after 121 pitches, and reliever Luis Avilan gave up David Wright's two-out single in the eighth as the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 6-0 Friday night.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves will no longer allow some off-duty police officers to carry guns at Turner Field, which has prompted objections.
PHILADELPHIA- After his first career complete game, Alex Wood was upset with his performance at the plate.
PHILADELPHIA - The brisk air brought out Julio Teheran's best more so than facing Cliff Lee.
PHILADELPHIA- Rain gave a pair of depleted bullpens a little boost.
PHILADELPHIA - Dan Uggla hit two home runs, including a grand slam in the ninth inning Monday night that lifted the Atlanta Braves to a wild 9-6 win over the Philadelphia Phillies.
ATLANTA - Freddie Freeman insists the Atlanta Braves have no special insight when playing the Washington Nationals.
ATLANTA - The Braves keep finding ways to beat the Nationals, who now must find a way to overcome a sudden wave of injuries.
ATLANTA- Fredi Gonzalez's bench already was thin when he used Jordan Schafer as a pinch-runner with two outs in the 10th inning.
ATLANTA - Justin Upton had his power breakout. Chipper Jones is trying to help the Braves' other Upton.
ATLANTA - Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons has a jammed right wrist and has been replaced in the starting lineup by Ramiro Pena.
ATLANTA - Ervin Santana allowed only three hits over eight scoreless innings in his Atlanta debut, Jason Heyward homered and drove in two runs and the Braves held off the New York Mets 4-3 on Wednesday night.
ATLANTA - Fredi Gonzalez is still waiting for the Atlanta Braves' bats to catch up with the team's pitching.
ATLANTA - Hank Aaron is still the home run king to many. Even baseball commissioner Bud Selig has a difficult time seeing it any other way.
Right-hander Cory Gearrin is joining the list of Braves pitchers having Tommy John surgery.