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.
SAN FRANCISCO - Tim Hudson is headed back to the Bay Area.
ATLANTA - Cobb County officials have released key details for the public financing of a new $672 million Atlanta Braves stadium, saying they'll use a mix of existing taxes as well as new taxes on business and tourism.
ATLANTA - Mayor Kasim Reed met Wednesday with Atlanta Braves executives to discuss next steps following the team's decision to leave downtown and build a new $672 million stadium in nearby Cobb County, according to Gov. Nathan Deal.
ATLANTA - The city of Atlanta will demolish Turner Field and rebuild in its place a large-scale development after the Braves leave for a new stadium in the suburbs in 2017, the mayor said Tuesday.
ATLANTA - The Braves announced Monday they are leaving Turner Field and moving into a new 42,000-seat, $672 million stadium about 10 miles from downtown Atlanta in 2017. It's not clear how much it will cost taxpayers.
ATLANTA - The Braves have made a $14.1 million qualifying contract offer to catcher Brian McCann for the 2014 season.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - Retired managers Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox will join holdovers George Steinbrenner and Marvin Miller on the Hall of Fame expansion era committee ballot next month.
Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons was among eight first-time recipients of the Gold Glove award on Tuesday.
ATLANTA - Braves general manager Frank Wren and his staff will discuss looming decisions on two free agents, catcher Brian McCann and pitcher Tim Hudson, in organizational meetings which being Tuesday in Orlando.
ATLANTA - Doug Dascenzo has been hired as the Atlanta Braves' third-base coach.
ATLANTA - For most of the season, the Atlanta Braves were overachievers.
LOS ANGELES - When Juan Uribe was unable to get a bunt down, it was the best thing that happened to the Los Angeles Dodgers.
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.