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.
DENVER - Thursday's Atlanta Braves-Colorado Rockies game at Coors Field was postponed because of snow.
DENVER - Yorvit Torrealba hit a three-run home run to cap off a six-run third inning and the Colorado Rockies won their third straight, beating the Atlanta Braves 12-6 on Wednesday night.
DENVER - When Colorado Rockies left fielder Matt Holliday spotted manager Clint Hurdle walking out to the mound in the first inning, he figured struggling Ubaldo Jimenez was about to get an angry earful.
NEW YORK - Atlanta Braves minor leaguer Jordan Schafer was suspended for 50 games Thursday by the baseball commissioner's office, which said he used human growth hormone in violation of the sport's minor league drug program.
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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