NEW YORK - Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas were elected to baseball's Hall of Fame on Wednesday, while Craig Biggio fell two votes short.
ATLANTA - There were a lot of guys who threw harder than Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine.
NEW YORK - Greg Maddux could break a 22-year-old record Wednesday, though he won't become the first unanimous selection in the history of the baseball writers' Hall of Fame ballot.
ATLANTA - Looking for catching depth after losing Brian McCann to free agency, the Atlanta Braves have acquired Ryan Doumit from the Minnesota Twins for left-hander Sean Gilmartin.
ATLANTA - The Braves added a needed veteran for their rotation Monday when they agreed to a one-year contract with right-hander Gavin Floyd.
ATLANTA - Bobby Cox had only a few rules.
Second baseman Elliot Johnson, third baseman Paul Janish and right-hander Cristhian Martinez became free agents when the Atlanta Braves failed to offer 2014 contracts on Monday night.
NEW YORK - Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas are among 19 newcomers on this year's Hall of Fame ballot, joining a collection of steroid-tainted holdovers that include Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa.
NEW YORK - Free-agent catcher Brian McCann and the New York Yankees are about to complete a five-year deal worth around $85 million, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Saturday night.
SAN FRANCISCO - Tim Hudson is headed back to the Bay Area.
ATLANTA - Cobb County officials have released key details for the public financing of a new $672 million Atlanta Braves stadium, saying they'll use a mix of existing taxes as well as new taxes on business and tourism.
ATLANTA - Mayor Kasim Reed met Wednesday with Atlanta Braves executives to discuss next steps following the team's decision to leave downtown and build a new $672 million stadium in nearby Cobb County, according to Gov. Nathan Deal.
ATLANTA - The city of Atlanta will demolish Turner Field and rebuild in its place a large-scale development after the Braves leave for a new stadium in the suburbs in 2017, the mayor said Tuesday.
ATLANTA - The Braves announced Monday they are leaving Turner Field and moving into a new 42,000-seat, $672 million stadium about 10 miles from downtown Atlanta in 2017. It's not clear how much it will cost taxpayers.
ATLANTA - Fredi Gonzalez appreciates Evan Gattis' easy approach at the plate.
ATLANTA - Another strong eight innings, another loss for Alex Wood.
ATLANTA - Another strong outing from Julio Teheran. Another clutch hit by Evan Gattis. It added up to another win for the Atlanta Braves.
NEW YORK - With a little more help from his defense, David Hale could have dominated. Instead, the Atlanta Braves fumbled away a chance for a road sweep against an NL East rival.
NEW YORK - Craig Kimbrel hardly ever needs help with the ninth inning. He got some Saturday night.
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.