Javy Lopez is trying a comeback with his former team, agreeing Monday to a minor league contract with the Atlanta Braves. The catcher was out of the majors this year after he was cut by Colorado in spring training. He played for the Braves from 1992-2003 and was selected to three All-Star teams.
ATLANTA - Eleven former Atlanta Braves were named on the Mitchell Report list of Major League Baseball players connected to steroids, including former All-Star David Justice. Gary Sheffield, Wally Joyner and Ken Caminiti were other All-Star players on the list, although Joyner was with Atlanta for just one season late in his career and Caminiti for only 64 games in 2001. Other former Braves named as being ...
ATLANTA - Mike Hampton's latest comeback lasted all of one inning. Ouch!
ATLANTA - Tom Glavine never got used to making that unfamiliar turn in the tunnel beneath Turner Field, the one that took him to the visiting clubhouse the last five years.
ATLANTA - Tom Glavine is coming home. The 303-game winner returned to the Atlanta Braves on Sunday, agreeing to an $8 million, one-year contract.
ATLANTA - Looking to land a possible replacement for Andruw Jones, the Atlanta Braves traded reliever Oscar Villarreal to the Houston Astros for speedy outfielder Josh Anderson on Friday.
ATLANTA - The Braves made an offer to Tom Glavine on Friday, moving quickly to lock up a deal that will allow the left-hander to finish his career in Atlanta.
ATLANTA - The Braves held their first formal talks Wednesday in pursuit of 300-game winner Tom Glavine, hoping to lure him back to Atlanta to finish his career. Glavine's agent, Gregg Clifton, met with Braves general manager Frank Wren at Phoenix Municipal Stadium, where Wren was scouting an Arizona Fall League game. The 41-year-old Glavine was at his home in Atlanta and did not attend. The Braves ...
ORLANDO, Fla. - The Atlanta Braves would like to bring back Tom Glavine after a five-year absence. New general manager Frank Wren spoke with the two-time Cy Young Award winner, and former young gun, and his agent, Gregg Clifton.
DETROIT - The Detroit Tigers made the first splash in baseball's offseason as they addressed a pressing priority.
ATLANTA - In his first move since taking over as general manager of the Atlanta Braves, Frank Wren picked a familiar face as his top assistant.
ATLANTA - Frank Wren has previous experience as a general manager. Not that it taught him a lot for his second crack at the job.
ATLANTA - As John Schuerholz stepped aside Thursday after 17 years as general manager of the Atlanta Braves, he had only one regret. That's an easy one.
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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