View Mobile Site

Archive By Section - Atlanta Braves


Braves notebook: Boyer battling for bullpen spot

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Blaine Boyer is trying to avoid feeling the pressure as the competition for the final spots in Atlanta's bullpen enters the final week.

April 03, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Lopez retires after being reassigned to minor leagues

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Javy Lopez decided to retire Saturday after being reassigned to the Atlanta Braves' minor league camp.

April 02, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves drop spring game to Indians

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - After snagging Javy Lopez's line drive near his ear in the third inning, C.C. Sabathia got an earful in the dugout.

April 01, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Smoltz held out of start with sore shoulder

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - John Smoltz missed his scheduled start Friday because of tightness in his right shoulder, but said he would have pitched through the discomfort in the regular season.

April 01, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Diaz may earn full-time starting job in left field for Braves

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - A question about the outfielders fighting for a backup spot with the Atlanta Braves struck Matt Diaz as "really weird."

March 30, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves notebook: Outfielder Jeff Francoeur recovering from beaning

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Atlanta Braves outfielder Jeff Francoeur, hit in the face by a pitch over the weekend, hopes to play Thursday night against the Detroit Tigers.

March 30, 2008 | | Atlanta Braves


Hampton turns in encouraging outing

JUPITER, Fla. - Mike Hampton is back on track to open the season in the Atlanta Braves' rotation.

March 29, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Francoeur escapes beaning with busted lip in Braves win

JUPITER, Fla. - Jeff Francoeur still has a plate in his head from a serious beaning in 2004. He walked away with a busted lip this time.

March 28, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Six-run second inning helps Braves rout Phillies

CLEARWATER, Fla. - Shortstop Yunel Escobar's grand slam capped a six-run second inning and the Braves battered Francisco Rosario in a 9-1 victory over the Phillies on Friday.

March 26, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


James solid in Braves tie

LAKELAND, Fla. - Todd Jones finally looked like the pitcher who has 301 major league saves.

March 25, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves crush Indians

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - It was just a simulated game on a practice field behind the center-field fence, but Atlanta Braves pitcher Mike Hampton had a smile on his face afterwards.

March 24, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Glavine looks solid for Braves

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Tom Glavine, back with Atlanta where his career began, pitched well in his third spring start. Washington's John Patterson, who is also trying to recapture the past, was just as good or better.

March 23, 2008 | | Atlanta Braves


Jurrjens extends scoreless streak in Braves win

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Jair Jurrjens is making it hard for the Atlanta Braves to keep him out of the starting rotation.

March 21, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Diaz making his pitch for more playing time

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Matt Diaz, a productive platoon player for the Atlanta Braves the past two seasons, is making his case in spring training for full-time duty in left field this season.

March 20, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves split squad lose twice

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Yunel Escobar has quickly demonstrated this spring why the Atlanta Braves were willing to trade veteran shortstop Edgar Renteria to Detroit.

March 19, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


« First  « Prev  130 131 132 133 134  Next »  Last »

Page 132 of 135

Articles by Section - Atlanta Braves


Braves hitting coach Walker resigns

ATLANTA - Greg Walker has quit as hitting coach of the Atlanta Braves.

September 30, 2014 | Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves finish season with 2-1 win against Phillies

PHILADELPHIA - Emilio Bonifacio led off the game with home run and Freddie Freeman added an RBI single in the first, and the Atlanta Braves finished a disappointing season with a 2-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.

September 28, 2014 | Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves hold on to late lead, beat Phillies 4-2

PHILADELPHIA - Brothers B.J. and Justin Upton each homered and the Atlanta Braves held on for a 4-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night.

September 27, 2014 | Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves flop toward finish, fall to Phils 5-4

PHILADELPHIA - Jonathan Papelbon made his first appearance in Philadelphia since he made a lewd gesture as he left the field, closing out the Phillies' 5-4 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night with a scoreless ninth inning.

September 26, 2014 | By Aaron Bracy Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves continue to struggle down the stretch

ATLANTA - Edinson Volquez threw seven scoreless innings, Travis Snider and Neil Walker hit homers and the Pittsburgh Pirates moved within one game of the NL Central lead with a 10-1 win over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night.

September 25, 2014 | Charles Odum Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves snap five-game losing skid

ATLANTA - Andrew McCutchen homered for Pittsburgh's only runs, and the Pirates missed a chance to move up in the NL Central race, falling to the Atlanta Braves 6-2 on Wednesday night.

September 24, 2014 | Charles Odum Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Pirates clinch playoff spot, beat Braves 3-2

ATLANTA - Gerrit Cole retired the final 17 hitters he faced, and the surging Pittsburgh Pirates clinched a spot in the playoffs with a 3-2 win over the free-falling Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.

September 23, 2014 | By Charles Odum Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


With Wren fired as GM, what's next for Braves?

ATLANTA - For the first time in nearly a quarter-century, the Atlanta Braves are searching for a general manager.

September 23, 2014 | Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves shut out by Pirates

ATLANTA - The Pittsburgh Pirates have played three straight 1-0 games, but they're pitching so well that maybe it doesn't matter.

September 22, 2014 | Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves fire general manager Wren

ATLANTA - For nearly a quarter-century, the Atlanta Braves have been all about stability.

September 22, 2014 | By Paul Newberry Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves eliminated from playoff contention

ATLANTA - Ervin Santana has no trouble summing up the collapse that ended Atlanta's postseason hopes.

September 21, 2014 | By George Henry Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Mets push Braves to brink of elimination

ATLANTA - The slumping Atlanta Braves were shut down by Jonathon Niese and lost 4-2 to the New York Mets on Saturday night, damaging their flickering playoff hopes.

September 20, 2014 | By George Henry Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves' playoff hopes dealt another blow in 5-0 loss to Mets

ATLANTA - Lucas Duda hit a two-run homer, Zack Wheeler pitched six scoreless innings and the New York Mets beat the struggling Atlanta Braves 5-0 on Friday night but were eliminated from playoff contention.

September 19, 2014 | By George Henry Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Feeble offense likely costs Braves a playoff spot

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves watched another team celebrate at Turner Field.

September 18, 2014 | By Paul Newberry Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Braves beat Nationals, snap five-game skid

ATLANTA - The Braves ended their five-game losing streak but gained no ground in their longshot chase for the playoffs.

September 17, 2014 | By Charles Odum Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


1 2  Next »  Last »

Page 1 of 2


Contents of this site are © Copyright 2014 The Times, Gainesville, GA. All rights reserved. Privacy policy and Terms of service

Powered by
Morris Technology
Please wait ...