CLEARWATER, Fla. - Darin Ruf hit a different kind of walkoff home run. The Phillies prospect launched a solo shot with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to beat the Atlanta Braves 7-6, then walked off to the minor league camp. Philadelphia assigned Ruf to Triple-A after the win. "It kind of caught me off-guard a little bit, but it's part of the game," Ruf said. "They're not disappointed in anything I've ...
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Tim Hudson tuned up for his opening day start with six scoreless innings and Justin Upton hit a towering home run to lead the Atlanta Braves over the Washington Nationals 4-3 Thursday night.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Freddie Freeman was already fitting in nicely in the cleanup spot for Atlanta. Now, the Braves also have leadoff batter Andrelton Simmons back and he's hitting well, too.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Justin Upton appears to be getting into regular-season form, only slightly behind brother B.J.
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - With Johan Santana sidelined, Jonathon Niese is looking more and more like the New York Mets' opening day starter.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - With two weeks left in spring training, Atlanta Braves left-hander Paul Maholm already appears to be in regular-season form.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Jeremy Hefner showed that he can punch out hitters if he gets riled up enough.
JUPITER, Fla. - Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez was more surprised than concerned after Kris Medlen was hit by two line drives Wednesday night.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Julio Teheran took another step into winning the fifth spot in the Atlanta Braves' rotation, extending the St. Louis Cardinals' offensive woes.
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.
CINCINNATI - Andrelton Simmons homered twice and drove in a career-high four runs on Monday night, leading the Atlanta Braves to a 7-4 victory that ended the Cincinnati Reds' winning streak at three games.
ATLANTA - Freddie Freeman is returning to form and Brian McCann is returning to the lineup. That's good news for the Atlanta Braves.
ATLANTA - Atlanta's six-time All-Star catcher Brian McCann will come off the disabled list on Monday when the Braves open a series in Cincinnati.