ATLANTA - Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons has a jammed right wrist and has been replaced in the starting lineup by Ramiro Pena.
ATLANTA - Ervin Santana allowed only three hits over eight scoreless innings in his Atlanta debut, Jason Heyward homered and drove in two runs and the Braves held off the New York Mets 4-3 on Wednesday night.
ATLANTA - Fredi Gonzalez is still waiting for the Atlanta Braves' bats to catch up with the team's pitching.
ATLANTA - Hank Aaron is still the home run king to many. Even baseball commissioner Bud Selig has a difficult time seeing it any other way.
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.
WASHINGTON - Julio Teheran allowed two runs in seven solid innings and had two hits, and Atlanta knocked out Stephen Strasburg in the fifth inning, as the Braves beat the Washington Nationals 6-2 on Saturday night.
WASHINGTON - Atlanta Braves left fielder Justin Upton saw the baseball nestle underneath some green wall padding and initially, instead of trying to make a play, threw his arms up and waited for a call from the umpires.
PEARL, Miss. -Atlanta Braves left-hander Mike Minor says his shoulder felt good after throwing two innings in a rehab assignment at Double-A Mississippi on Thursday.
WASHINGTON - Bryce Harper's Washington Nationals and Jason Heyward's Atlanta Braves won the past two NL East titles, and they'll get the division race started early this season.
MILWAUKEE - At least in his first start, Aaron Harang came through what the Atlanta Braves were hoping for when they signed him late in spring training.
MILWAUKEE- Freddie Freeman finally solved Miller Park. The best way to hit there is to hit it out.
MILWAUKEE - In losing their season opener, the Atlanta Braves got a different kind of win to earn a place in the replay record book.
ATLANTA - Jacob Turner allowed two runs in his bid for a permanent return to Miami's rotation and the Marlins knocked Mike Minor out of the game early in their 6-5 win over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.
ATLANTA- The Miami Marlins couldn't take advantage of a bases-loaded opportunity with no outs in the ninth inning.
ATLANTA - Tommy La Stella is making an impression on Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves have seen Cole Hamels enough to know that little comes easily against the Philadelphia Phillies left-hander.
ATLANTA - For all that Jason Heyward did well, his diving catch in the eighth inning felt the best.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves have requested unconditional release waivers for struggling second baseman Dan Uggla, parting ways with a former starter still owed over $18 million over the remainder of this year and next.
CHICAGO - Chris Johnson can rest easy during the All-Star break. He earned a couple days off.
CHICAGO - Dan Uggla's future in Atlanta was in question Sunday after the Braves suspended the struggling second baseman for their final game before the All-Star break.
CHICAGO - Chris Johnson homered twice and pitcher Mike Minor hit his second career home run, leading the Atlanta Braves over the Chicago Cubs 11-6 on Saturday.
CHICAGO - Alex Wood's pitching kept the Atlanta Braves close, and Christian Bethancourt's two-out single in the ninth inning tied it.
NEW YORK- Aaron Harang and the rest of the Atlanta Braves knew they couldn't let this one slip away.
NEW YORK - David Wright ignited a tiebreaking rally in the seventh inning with a hustle double, Travis d'Arnaud gave Dillon Gee some cushion with a two-run drive later in the seventh and the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 on Wednesday night for their first four-game winning streak in a year.
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