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Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016

Braves hope Inciarte can solidify leadoff spot

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - If the Atlanta Braves are going to get out of the bottom of the National League scoring stats, they might have to start at the top of the batting order.
By Dick Scanlon

Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016

Schuerholz, Jones to enter Braves Hall of Fame

Atlanta Braves president John Schuerholz and former Gold Glove-winning center fielder Andruw Jones will be inducted into the team's Hall of Fame this summer.

Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016

Freeman says Braves have 'young, exciting team'

After reporting to spring training Tuesday, Freddie Freeman said it was "weird" looking around the Atlanta Braves spring-clubhouse and seeing Julio Teheran is the only other member of the team ...

Monday, Feb. 22, 2016

Francoeur returns to Braves

ATLANTA - Outfielder Jeff Francoeur is returning to the Atlanta Braves.

Friday, Feb. 19, 2016

Minor signs with world champion Royals

Pitcher Mike Minor agreed Friday to a $7.25 million, one-year contract with the Kansas City Royals, a deal that could be worth $24.5 million over three seasons if he is a regular member of the ...

Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016

Braves' stars in spring expected to be young

ATLANTA - Many of the spring training stars for the Atlanta Braves might be players not expected to open the season in Atlanta.
By Charles Odum

Monday, Feb. 15, 2016

Rebuilding Braves brace for 'hard' year

ATLANTA - Even with the eternal promise of spring training, it's hard to get excited about the Atlanta Braves.
By Paul Newberry

Monday, Feb. 1, 2016

Braves' Foltynewicz continues recovery from blood clots

ATLANTA - Braves right-hander Mike Foltynewicz said he hopes to be cleared this week to throw off a mound as he continues his recovery from life-threatening blood clots in his right shoulder.
By Charles Odum

Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016

Freeman says wrist is pain-free

Freddie Freeman's slow-healing right wrist finally is pain-free, allowing the Braves first baseman to take swings on back-to-back days this week for the first time this off-season.

Sunday, Dec. 27, 2015

Longtime Atlanta Braves coach Dews dies

ATLANTA - Longtime Atlanta Braves coach Bobby Dews - a colorful baseball lifer, former Georgia Tech star and published author - died Saturday, the organization confirmed. He was 76.

Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015

Jones takes front office job with Braves

ATLANTA - Chipper Jones is returning to the Atlanta Braves in a front office position he describes as "dipping my toe back into the water."

Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015

Braves, ex-Georgia star agree to deal

The Atlanta Braves agreed to terms with veteran infielder Gordon Beckham on a one-year, $1.25 million contract Wednesday, hoping the former University of Georgia standout can bounce back from a ...

Friday, Nov. 13, 2015

Newberry: Results from rebuilding might take Braves awhile

Be wary when team officials, as they always do, talk hopefully of rebuilding a once-proud franchise.
By Paul Newberry

Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015

Braves to bring back Pierzynski

The Atlanta Braves agreed to terms Wednesday on a one-year, $3 million contract with catcher A.J. Pierzynski that will be finalized once he passes a physical.

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015

Ex-Brave Hanson dead at 29

ATLANTA -- Former Braves pitcher Tommy Hanson is dead at age 29, WSB-TV and the AJC Web site report.

Monday, Nov. 9, 2015

Former Braves pitcher Hanson in coma, report says

Former Atlanta Braves right-hander Tommy Hanson is in a coma at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, according to a report by WSB-TV.

Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015

Braves legend Niekro appears in Augusta

Atlanta Braves legend and Hall of Famer Phil Niekro appeared in Augusta on Tuesday during a campaign stop for Joe Mullins.
By David Lee

Monday, Oct. 5, 2015

Hart says Braves "will be better" next season

ATLANTA - The last time the Atlanta Braves finished below 70 wins was 1990, when they were in a rebuilding process based on pitching.
By Charles Odum

Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015

Shelby Miller ends 24-winless start drought

ATLANTA - Shelby Miller's drought-breaking win made the fourth-place Braves feel like celebrating.
By Charles Odum

Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015

Braves get positive play despite rough year

The Atlanta Braves received positive play from several players despite a rough season, led by Freddie Freeman's production in limited action.
By David Lee
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