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Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Braves make Hart president of baseball operations

ATLANTA - John Schuerholz completed what he called "the best negotiation of my entire career" by convincing his longtime friend John Hart to accept the role of president of baseball operations for ...
By Charles Odum

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014

Ex-Braves scouting director returning in new role

ATLANTA - Former Atlanta Braves scouting director Roy Clark is returning to the team as special assistant to the general manager.

Friday, Oct. 3, 2014

Gonzalez to return as manager of Braves

ATLANTA — Fredi Gonzalez figured it would be a while before he learned his future with the Atlanta Braves. Instead, the word came quickly — he’ll be the manager next year.
By Paul Newberry

Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014

Gonzalez says staff decisions could come in several days

Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said Thursday that no decisions have been made yet about his coaching staff's future, but added that he believes "in the next couple days, we'll come up with ...

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014

Braves hitting coach quits

ATLANTA - Greg Walker has quit as hitting coach of the Atlanta Braves.

Monday, Sept. 29, 2014

For Braves, a shaky future after dismal finish

ATLANTA - Less than 24 hours after the end to a disappointing season, many of the lockers at Turner Field were already cleaned out Monday.
By Paul Newberry

Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014

Upton brothers go deep in Braves win

PHILADELPHIA - Brothers B.J. and Justin Upton each homered and the Atlanta Braves held on for a 4-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night.
By Aaron Bracy

Braves' Harang adjusting with age

As a pitcher's velocity decreases with age, history shows he must make adjustments to succeed as a veteran. Atlanta Braves starter Aaron Harang has gradually adjusted, and it's paying off at 36 ...
By David Lee

Friday, Sept. 26, 2014

Papelbon earns save as Phillies edge Braves

PHILADELPHIA - Jonathan Papelbon made his first appearance in Philadelphia since he made a lewd gesture as he left the field, closing out the Phillies' 5-4 victory over the Atlanta Braves on ...
By Aaron Bracy

Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014

Braves top Pirates, snap five-game skid

ATLANTA - Julio Teheran was sharp in his final outing of the season, Justin Upton homered and the Atlanta Braves held off the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-2 on Wednesday night to snap a five-game losing ...

Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014

Pirates top Braves, clinch playoff spot

ATLANTA - Gerrit Cole retired the final 17 hitters he faced, and the surging Pittsburgh Pirates clinched a spot in the playoffs with a 3-2 win over the Braves.
By Charles Odum

What's next for the Braves after firing GM Wren

ATLANTA - For the first time in nearly a quarter-century, the Atlanta Braves are searching for a general manager.
By Paul Newberry

Monday, Sept. 22, 2014

Braves fire general manager Wren

One day after they were officially eliminated from post-season play, the Atlanta Braves fired general manager Frank Wren.
By Paul Newberry

Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014

Mets take care of Braves

ATLANTA - The slumping Atlanta Braves were shut down by Jonathon Niese and lost 4-2 to the New York Mets on Saturday night, damaging their flickering playoff hopes.
By George Henry

Friday, Sept. 19, 2014

Ex-GreenJacket posts win as Mets blank Braves

ATLANTA - Lucas Duda hit a two-run homer, former Augusta GreenJacket Zack Wheeler pitched six scoreless innings and the New York Mets beat the struggling Atlanta Braves 5-0 on Friday night but ...
By George Henry

Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014

Offensive woes might keep Braves out of playoffs

After spending a good part of the year in or near first place in the NL East, the Atlanta Braves faded from contention with a dismal showing since the All-Star break.
By Paul Newberry

Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014

Rookie helps Braves snap five-game skid

ATLANTA - Christian Bethancourt had a three-run single to help the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 3-1 on Wednesday night and preserve their fading playoff hopes.
By Charles Odum

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014

Nationals clinch NL East title on Braves' turf

ATLANTA - The Washington Nationals are again champions of the NL East, wrapping up their second division title in three years.
By Paul Newberry

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014

Nationals top Braves, close in on NL East crown

ATLANTA - Stephen Strasburg threw seven scoreless innings to end a long run of frustration against Atlanta, and the Nationals beat the Braves 4-2.
By Charles Odum

Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014

Rangers complete sweep of struggling Braves

ARLINGTON, Texas - Colby Lewis pitched seven innings for his 10th victory and the Texas Rangers completed their first series sweep in nearly five months with a 10-3 win Sunday over the ...
By Stephen Hawkins
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