ATLANTA - John Smoltz got two standing ovations, a video tribute and a congratulatory text message from his friend Greg Maddux on the night he joined the 3,000 strikeout club. About the only thing he didn't get was a victory. Smoltz became the 16th pitcher in major league history to reach the plateau, but was outpitched by John Lannan in the Washington Nationals' 6-0 ...
ATLANTA - Move over, Andruw Jones. The fans in Willemstad, Curacao, may have a new favorite son.
ATLANTA - Gregor Blanco started over Matt Diaz for the third straight game Sunday, and the two may continue to share playing time in a left-field platoon.
October 14, 1992, was one of those nights. One of those nights when every Braves fan can tell you exactly where they were and what they were doing.
ATLANTA - Tim Hudson pitched six scoreless innings before tiring and drove in two runs, leading the Braves past the Washington Nationals 7-3 on Monday night for Atlanta's fifth straight win.
ATLANTA - Chuck James served up a fat pitch to an old friend. That was the only thing he gave the Los Angeles Dodgers.
ATLANTA - Another night, another two homers for Chipper Jones.
ATLANTA - Andruw Jones hopes a return to his longtime home will get him going in his first season with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
MIAMI - With John Smoltz on the mound and Chipper Jones at the plate, their team looked like the Atlanta Braves of old.
MIAMI - Tim Hudson threw as hard as he could, and for the Atlanta Braves, the result was doubly troublesome.
MIAMI - Scott Olsen worked quickly Tuesday night, and he was rewarded in a big way.
The Associated Press WASHINGTON - Tom Glavine has made 672 starts in the majors. Twice, 19 years apart, he failed to record an out. The second time came Sunday against the reeling Washington Nationals, when the Atlanta Braves' 42-year-old lefty departed with a strained right hamstring and was charged with two runs. The reliever who replaced him, Jeff Bennett, walked in two other runs, then hit ...
WASHINGTON - Jeff Francoeur felt he owed John Smoltz for failing to back Atlanta's ace with clutch hitting in 2007.
WASHINGTON - It wasn't exactly a slight of hand, but Tim Hudson's pitching performance Friday night sure looked magical.
DENVER - Tim Hudson didn't mind waiting an extra day for his third start of the season.
ATLANTA - Andrelton Simmons hit a game-ending double off Mark Melancon in the 10th inning, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.