KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) - Chris Johnson remembers donning his Chipper Jones T-shirt and parking himself in front of the television to watch Atlanta's star third baseman play when he was growing up.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Here are some things every Atlanta Braves fans knows about second baseman Dan Uggla: Last season he batted .179, had his lowest on-base and slugging percentages of his career, and he struck out a team-high 171 times.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves and shortstop Andrelton Simmons agreed on a $58 million, seven-year contract on Thursday, a record deal for the latest young star locked up by the NL East champions.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - The Atlanta Braves have been on a signing spree.
KISSIMMEE, Fla.- Craig Kimbrel saw the growing list of young Braves players committing to long-term deals and decided he wanted to jump on board.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Right-hander Julio Teheran and the Atlanta Braves agreed to terms on a six-year, $32.4 million contract on Friday with a club option for the 2020 season.
ATLANTA - Jim Fregosi, a former All-Star who won more than 1,000 games as a manager for four teams, died Friday after an apparent stroke. He was 71.
Fredi Gonzalez almost couldn't contain his enthusiasm on the day Freddie Freeman and Jason Heyward signed multi-year contract extensions.
ATLANTA - B.J. Upton would like a do-over on his debut season with the Braves.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves are planning to honor the 40th anniversary of Hank Aaron's record 715th home run in a pregame ceremony before their home opener against the Mets on April 8.
ATLANTA - Chris Johnson is taking the same approach to the 2014 season he used one year ago, when he was fighting for a starting job.
ATLANTA - Freddie Freeman says he won't try to change to prove he deserves the biggest contract in Atlanta Braves' history.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves agreed to eight-year contract with first baseman Freddie Freeman that is worth about $125 million on Tuesday.
ATLANTA - Braves closer Craig Kimbrel has played only three full seasons in the majors, and already his contemporaries are considered the veterans of the team.
The Atlanta Braves have closed on land to build a new stadium in the city's northwest suburbs and expect to soon name the ballpark's designer and architect.
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.
ATLANTA - Ervin Santana is slated to make his first start for the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday against the New York Mets.
ATLANTA - Hank Aaron was more relieved than jubilant after he broke Babe Ruth's home-run record on April 8, 1974.
WASHINGTON - Ian Desmond didn't dip, and he hit a dinger.
WASHINGTON - Julio Teheran allowed two runs in seven solid innings and had two hits, and Atlanta knocked out Stephen Strasburg in the fifth inning, as the Braves beat the Washington Nationals 6-2 on Saturday night.