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Ubaldo Says Goodbye To Rockies?

AP | ARNIE STAPLETON | Posted 09.19.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Carlos Gonzalez singled home the winning run off Eric O'Flaherty with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to lift the Colorado Rockies ...

Coors Field Too Sunny For Rockies To Win?

AP | By ARNIE STAPLETON | Posted 09.18.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- It's the age-old excuse: the sun got in my eyes. Only this time, it was the truth. Rockies first baseman Todd Helton said he's inquired abo...

Man In Wedding Dress Interrupts Baseball Game

Posted 09.17.2011 | Sports

A man in a wedding dress ran onto Turner Field and interrupted the Braves-Nationals game in the bottom of the eighth inning on Saturday. A handful of ...

Mets: Not Out of the Race

Steven Hirsch | Posted 09.10.2011 | Sports
Steven Hirsch

As an optimistic Mets fan, I am just not ready to give up on 2011. The Mets have just been playing too well as of late for the front office to dismantle the roster at the deadline.

Rockies Slumping... Again

AP | By CHARLES ODUM | Posted 09.06.2011 | Denver

ATLANTA -- Jim Tracy is hoping better health and improved starting pitching leads to a second-half run after his Colorado Rockies fell five games belo...

Rockies At A Loss Without Gonzalez, Tulo

AP | By CHARLES ODUM | Posted 09.05.2011 | Denver

ATLANTA -- The short-handed Colorado Rockies, held to only singles as they played without two of their top hitters, couldn't afford to give up a three...

Short-Handed Rockies Struggle, Lose Another Player In The Fourth

AP | CHARLES ODUM | Posted 09.04.2011 | Denver

ATLANTA — Jim Tracy didn't like making out a Rockies lineup without Carlos Gonzalez. "It's an irreplaceable part," the manager said....

MLB Coach Punished For Alleged Homophobic Remarks

AP | CHARLES ODUM | Posted 07.01.2011 | Sports

ATLANTA — Braves pitching coach Roger McDowell was suspended for two weeks without pay Sunday by Major League Baseball for inappropriate comment...

MLB Pitching Coach Accused Of Shouting Gay Slurs At Fans

AP | By ROBERT JABLON | Posted 06.27.2011 | Sports

LOS ANGELES -- A California man claims Atlanta pitching coach Roger McDowell made homophobic comments and crude sexual gestures toward fans and threat...


Sporting News | Associated Press | Posted 06.09.2011 | Sports

ATLANTA — Chipper Jones hit a go-ahead, three-run double in the fourth inning off Cliff Lee and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-...

Braves Blank Nats In Season Opener

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 05.31.2011 | Sports

WASHINGTON — Coming off major knee surgery, and coming up on his 39th birthday, Chipper Jones came back to baseball in a big way. At the plate ...

Minor League Manager Loses Eye

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Atlanta Braves minor league manager Luis Salazar has lost an eye after he was struck in the face by a line drive while watchin...

Ex-MLB Pitcher, Family Escape Home Fire

AP | JEFF MARTIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

ATLANTA — Former Braves closer Mark Wohlers said his wife raced through their suburban Atlanta home and saved him and their three children as fl...

Fredi Gonzalez New Braves Manager, AP Reports

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

ATLANTA — The Braves didn't even wait 48 hours to introduce Bobby Cox's replacement. No need. Fredi Gonzalez was Atlanta's manager-in-waiting a...

ELIMINATED: Giants Send Legendary MLB Coach Into Retirement

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

ATLANTA — The San Francisco Giants couldn't wait to get to the champagne, to pop the cork on a celebration eight years in the making. But first...

One Man Makes THREE Errors In Devastating Playoff Loss

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

ATLANTA — Brooks Conrad stood near second base, all alone. He didn't dare go near Braves manager Bobby Cox, standing on the mound making a pitch...

TRADE: Braves Acquire Two-Time All-Star

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

ORLANDO, Fla. — Power-hitting second baseman Dan Uggla was dealt from the Florida Marlins to the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday for infielder Omar In...

Braves Closer Sets Record, Calls It 'Stupid'

MLB FanHouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Paying homage to statistical milestones is a time-honored tradition in baseball. As the most statistically oriented sport, and with reporters, broadca...

Derrek Lee Debuts For Braves At Wrigley Field

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — After seven mostly happy years with the Chicago Cubs, first baseman Derrek Lee has returned to the site of his favorite memory as a ba...

The Fallible Hero

Colin Barnicle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Colin Barnicle

Bobby Cox was a player's manager, and they loved him for that and gave whatever they had, because they knew he'd look into their eyes and not into the stat book before he took the ball away.

Chipper Jones Suffers Potentially Career-Ending Injury

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

ATLANTA — Chipper Jones may have played his last game in the major leagues after tearing up his left knee while fielding a ground ball. The Atl...

Two-Time Cy Young Winner Shines In Postseason Debut

AP | JOSH DUBOW | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO — Pat Burrell hit a three-run homer, Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox was ejected for arguing a call at first base and the San Fra...

The National League Playoffs: The Three Aces

Larry Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Larry Abrams

The Phillies are a team that can go mysteriously dead at any given time for no particular reason. Factoring in their unpredictability, there are two reasons to pick them to win.

Hungry for Playoff Action!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Rick Horowitz

"You've got your regular season, and then you've got your post-season -- it's almost like a season of its own."

WATCH: Braves Outfielder Takes Out Rowdy Fan

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA — Atlanta left fielder Matt Diaz helped tackle a costumed fan who ran onto the field and briefly eluded security guards during the ...