LAKELAND, Fla. - One thing Dontrelle Willis didn't bring with him to his first spring training with the Detroit Tigers: a bat.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - John Smoltz is throwing out another changeup - and we're not talking about a new pitch, either.
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. - Moments after the no-hitter was no more, Atlanta manager Bobby Cox was disappointed. No kidding.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Tim Hudson kept experimenting Tuesday and liked the results in the Atlanta Braves' 10-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies.
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - Braves starter Jo-Jo Reyes gave up one run in two innings, struck out a batter and didn't walk anyone in the Braves 3-2, 10-inning loss to the Mets on Monday.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - The Atlanta Braves renewed outfielder Jeff Francoeur's contract for the second year in a row Monday after failing to agree on terms on a long-term deal.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Peter Moylan stands next to his locker in the Atlanta Braves clubhouse, going over an inventory of tattoos running the length of each arm.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Hiroki Kuroda made his Los Angeles Dodgers debut, minus the Elvis Presley costume.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Kelly Johnson is a lot more relaxed this spring.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- Atlanta Braves pitcher Mike Hampton said he feels 100 percent and isn't ready to retire anytime soon despite having started only 12 games in the majors in 2005 and missing all of 2006 and 2007 while rehabbing from Tommy John surgery. Hampton has made eight trips to the disabled list since he was traded to Atlanta in 2002 with injuries ...
KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- John Schuerholz is wandering toward the Atlanta Braves dugout when a fan shouts out a request.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - When John Smoltz spotted the dirty uniform creeping into the space in front of his locker, he playfully pushed it back toward Tom Glavine's side.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - No offense to Alex Rodriguez, but Mark Teixeira won't be negotiating any contracts on his own.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Yunel Escobar had to flee his homeland on a rickety boat.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Jair Jurrjens was only 6 years old when his father passed on a family tradition.
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.
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