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Braves Post Second Straight 1-0 Win

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 11.06.2012 | Sports

ATLANTA — A routine part of the game, something every pitcher from Little League to the big leagues does without even thinking. Throw the pitch...

Chipper Does It Again

AP | CHARLES ODUM | Posted 09.03.2012 | Sports

ATLANTA -- Chipper Jones rounded third base, took one look at his grinning teammates surrounding home plate and flung his batting helmet into the air ...

Dodgers Manager Suspended

AP | CHARLES ODUM | Posted 10.18.2012 | Sports

ATLANTA — Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly has been suspended for two games, beginning with Saturday night's game against the Braves. ...

A-Rod Ties Grand Slam Record In Yankees' Win

AP | CHARLES ODUM | Posted 08.13.2012 | Sports

ATLANTA — Curtis Granderson hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the sixth inning and the streaking New York Yankees beat the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on W...

The Native American Mascot: Tribute or Stereotype?

Sam Sommers | Posted 08.09.2012 | College
Sam Sommers

For many people the debate comes down to one question: tribute or stereotype? But there's also another, arguably more compelling way to answer this question: look to the data.

Jamie Moyer Accuses Chipper Jones Of Stealing Signs

AP | Posted 05.07.2012 | Sports

DENVER -- Chipper Jones was still fuming Sunday over claims by Colorado Rockies pitcher Jamie Moyer that the Atlanta star had been stealing signs and ...

Braves Outfielder Delays Game With Bathroom Break

Posted 04.20.2012 | Sports

With 30 teams playing each playing out a 162-game regular-season MLB schedule, this is bound to happen at least once. The bottom of the fourth inn...

Stumbling Out Of The Gate

AP | MIKE FITZPATRICK | Posted 04.09.2012 | Sports

-- The Yankees and Red Sox are both 0-3 for the first time in 46 years. Atlanta is stumbling in April the same way it did last September....

Chipper Jones Reveals Future Plans

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 05.22.2012 | Sports

ATLANTA — Flanked by his family, his former manager and a group of teammates he hates to leave behind, Chipper Jones choked up a bit and deliver...

MLB Wild Card Timeline: The Shots Heard 'Round The Internet

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.29.2011 | Sports

The art of fiction? It is dead, felled in 1951 by one swing of Bobby Thomson's bat. In 2011, the art of tweeting joins fiction in the grave. A...

Braves Complete Colossal Collapse

AP | By PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 11.28.2011 | Sports

ATLANTA -- Dan Uggla crawled on his knees near second base. Freddie Freeman buckled over down the right-field line, burying his head in his hands. In...

LIVE BLOG: MLB Wild Card Races Come Down To Final Game

Posted 11.28.2011 | Sports

It has all come down to the final game(s) of the season. Well, it could come down to an extra game tomorrow if things stay the way they are. The R...

Judgement Day

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.28.2011 | Sports

While it's true that the victors in war and politics often get first say when it comes to writing the history books, it sure seems like the losers are...

Braves Routed In Philly As Cardinals Catch Up In Standings

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 11.27.2011 | Sports

ATLANTA — Dan Uggla drop-kicked his bat after striking out on three pitches. Chipper Jones slammed his bat into the dirt after popping up. Derek...

Cardinals Beat Astros To Pull Even With Braves

AP | CHRIS DUNCAN | Posted 11.27.2011 | Sports

HOUSTON — Chris Carpenter and the St. Louis Cardinals completed one of the more remarkable comebacks in baseball history, clinching the NL wild ...

Braves' September Swoon Continues

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 11.26.2011 | Sports

ATLANTA — The televisions in the Atlanta clubhouse had all been switched off. The Braves didn't even bother hanging around to watch the team tha...

Truth In Advertising: MLB WILD Card Races Coming Down To Wire

AP | By HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 11.26.2011 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- Never in the long history of Major League Baseball has any team held a lead in September of eight games or more for a postseason berth a...

Craig Kimbrel Could Be Even Better in 2012

Ben Berkon | Posted 11.23.2011 | Sports
Ben Berkon

In just his second Major League season, the 23 year-old has become the best closer in the National League.

Braves Skid Continues

AP | By STEVEN WINE | Posted 11.22.2011 | Sports

MIAMI -- Chipper Jones hurried back from Atlanta after attending to a family matter, arrived at the stadium in the second inning and came off the benc...

Ex-Braves Pitching Coach: John Smoltz Cheated

Posted 11.21.2011 | Sports

"If you're not cheating, you're not trying hard enough." For several years now, "cheating" in sports has become synonymous with performance-enhan...

Cubs End Uggla's Hitting Streak

AP | By CHARLES ODUM | Posted 10.14.2011 | Sports

ATLANTA -- Dan Uggla was quick to acknowledge he never thought he'd have a hitting streak as long as 33 games. Now the Chicago Cubs are streaking....

Loss No. 10,000

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 09.30.2011 | Sports

ATLANTA — The Braves started the day savoring a trade that bolstered their playoff hopes. They ended it with the 10,000th loss in franchise his...

Fans Rip Umpire For Questionable Call

Posted 09.26.2011 | Sports

Perhaps Jerry Meals just wanted to go home. After 19 epic innings, MLB umpire Jerry Meals called Atlanta Braves infielder Julio Lugo safe at home, ...

MLB Marathon Game Ends In Controversy

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.26.2011 | Sports

PITTSBURGH (Associated Press) — Pirates president Frank Coonelly issued a statement on Wednesday, a day after his team's 4-3 loss to the Braves in A...

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 ...