VIERA, Fla. - Stephen Strasburg dominated for five innings, then got hit hard in the sixth.
VIERA, Fla. - Chipper Jones putting on pinstripes? The banged-up New York Yankees would love to have him. General manager Brian Cashman even said so Monday, expressing interest in the retired Atlanta Braves star. "He'd be perfect," Cashman said at Yankees' camp in Tampa. "I'd take Larry in a heartbeat. I think everybody would." The eight-time All-Star third baseman - better known by his nickname than actual first name - quickly ended such talk. "Enough ...
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Chone Figgins was 4 for 4, Wade LeBlanc pitched four scoreless innings and the Miami Marlins defeated the Atlanta Braves 10-2 Sunday.
TAMPA, Fla. - Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera returned from injuries to make their 2013 spring training debuts Saturday in the New York Yankees' 2-1 loss to the Atlanta Braves.
His baseball career has taken him from Danville to Rome to Lynchburg. This winter, it took him south of the border to Panama.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - The Houston Astros hope the regular season doesn't look like this.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Even though the Toronto Blue Jays have plenty of new faces after a winter makeover, newcomer Josh Johnson said the team's already one big happy family.
TAMPA, Fla. - Atlanta second baseman Dan Uggla escaped a scary incident without serious injury.
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - Tim Hudson was pleased with his performance - when he was pitching out of jams.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - The Atlanta Braves would be happy to see a power display like this during the regular season.
KISSIMEE, Fla. - Craig Kimbrel was like a little kid Saturday in the Braves clubhouse, talking excitedly about his chance to work with a couple of Atlanta greats at the World Baseball Classic.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Carlos Pena wasn't signed by the Houston Astros because of his .197 batting average or 19 homers last year.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Jason Heyward worked on his bunting. Jordan Zimmermann tried out a new pitch. And Bryce Harper just kept doing what he's been doing all spring.
CLEARWATER, Fla. - Ryan Howard hit his first home run of spring training, an opposite-field drive to left off All-Star closer Craig Kimbrel that helped the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 10-5 Thursday.
LAKELAND, Fla. - The Detroit Tigers have six pitchers fighting for five spots in the starting rotation. Rick Porcello got his second chance to audition for Tigers manager Jim Leyland on Wednesday in a 5-3 loss to the Atlanta Braves and gave up three runs in three innings, his longest outing of the spring. Porcello, however, didn't make the impression he wanted to make. The Tigers' first round pick in 2007 (27th overall) started out ...
NEW YORK - Fredi Gonzalez thought his Atlanta Braves would have the advantage going into the bottom of the eighth inning with the rain coming down and a gusty wind blowing.
ATLANTA - As Evan Gattis was rounding the bases, soaking up the cheers from his first grand slam, he noticed the song blaring triumphantly from the speakers at Turner Field.
ATLANTA - Evan Gattis kept up an amazing rookie season with his first grand slam, B.J. Upton and Ramiro Pena also homered, and the Atlanta Braves finished off a sweep of the woeful Minnesota Twins with a 8-3 rout on Wednesday.
ATLANTA - Evan Gattis just keeps coming through for the Atlanta Braves.
ATLANTA - Julio Teheran pitched 8 1-3 strong innings, Dan Uggla hit a three-run homer and the Atlanta Braves won their fourth straight game with a 5-1 victory over the struggling Minnesota Twins on Monday.
ATLANTA (AP) - Ramiro Pena got a fierce wakeup call with the bases loaded and the scored tied in the eighth inning.
ATLANTA - Evan Gattis and Andrelton Simmons hit consecutive homers off Kenley Jansen in the eighth inning, and the Atlanta Braves rallied to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-1 on Saturday night.
ATLANTA - Braves general manager Frank Wren said Saturday left-hander Eric O'Flaherty has a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his left elbow.
ATLANTA - Justin Upton gave Atlanta the lead with a sixth-inning grand slam and the Braves finally unveiled their full-strength lineup, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-5 on Friday night.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves are ready to put their suitcases away and take their first look at the lineup they envisioned before the season.
ATLANTA - Atlanta Braves reliever Jonny Venters has undergone the second major elbow operation of his career and will miss the rest of the season.
PHOENIX - Tim Hudson's dominance over the Arizona Diamondbacks ended on Wednesday, leaving the veteran right-hander second-guessing himself.
PHOENIX - Patrick Corbin allowed three hits in seven innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks turned an infield double into two runs to beat the Atlanta Braves 2-0 Tuesday night.
PHOENIX - Justin Upton snapped a 14-game homerless drought and had four hits to help the Atlanta Braves rout the Diamondbacks 10-1 on Monday night in his return to Arizona.
SAN FRANCISCO - Fredi Gonzalez left the Atlanta Braves for two games following a series-opening victory at San Francisco to attend his daughter's college graduation in Georgia.