The dominant National League team of the 1990s and early 2000s, the Atlanta Braves under the guidence of manager Bobby Cox, pitching coach Leo Mazzone & GM John Schuerholz have steered the team to a period of unmatched glory. Even the Braves of Spahn & Sain or Aaron & Matthews can't hold candle to the win ability of Maddux, Glavine, Smoltz and the Joneses. Every year pundits say the Braves are ready to fall down, but each year the geniuses behind the team put together a roster that just wins.
Atlanta Braves' Aaron Harang delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Friday, April 18, 2014, in New York.Harang pulled with no-hitter, Braves beat Mets 6-0
(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Atlanta Braves' Aaron Harang delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Friday, April 18, 2014, in New York.Hank Aaron, Atlanta Braves receive racist hate mail
After the baseball great defends President Obama, expletives and epithets fly.Granderson delivers
The slumping Mets newcomer hit a sacrifice fly in the 14th inning and New York outlasted the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Sunday to prevent a three-game sweep. Granderson, who even tried an unsuccessful drag bunt Sunday, signed a $60 million, four-year contract in December after an injury-plagued season across town with the Yankees. Jose Valverde (1-0) worked a scoreless inning, hours after he was ...Atlanta Braves change policy on guns in stadium
ATLANTA (AP) ? The Atlanta Braves will no longer allow some off-duty police officers to carry guns at Turner Field, which has prompted objections. Under the team's new policy, off-duty officers from jurisdictions that don't include Turner Field will no longer be allowed to bring firearms into the stadium. Tyrone Police Chief Brandon Perkins tells WSB-TV (http://bit.ly/1m9xybQ) that the policy ...Atlanta Braves office receives racist hate mail directed toward Hank Aaron
The Braves have received hundreds of letters, emails and phone calls in the aftermath of an interview Aaron gave to USA Today , published last week , in which he said there is ?not a whole lot that has changed? in the country in terms of race relations and inequality since he broke Babe Ruth?s home run record 40 years ago.Braves' Harang flirts with no-hitter again
NEW YORK -- In 1,347 starts for the Atlanta Braves, the trio of Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and John Smoltz combined to carry a no-hitter into the seventh inning a grand total of three times. Aaron Harang has now done it twice in four starts. Harang's unlikely career revival continued Friday night, when the right-hander threw seven no-hit innings before Luis Avilan surrendered the New York Mets ...Atlanta Braves get new flood of Hank Aaron hate mail, report claims
After baseball?s home run king told USA Today he kept the hate mail he received 40 years ago as a reminder, the Braves were allegedly sent moreBraves get sloppy in field, lose to Mets 4-3 in 14
NEW YORK (AP) - With a little more help from his defense, David Hale could have dominated. Instead, the Atlanta Braves fumbled away a chance for a road sweep against an NL East rival. Slumping newcomer Curtis Granderson hit a sacrifice fly in the 14th inning and the ...Atlanta Braves v. Mets: Live Game Blog 4/20/14
Happy Sunday. Happy Easter. Coming to you live from Citi Field. First pitch is scheduled for 1:10pm. Earlier this morning Terry Collins named Kyle Farnsworth the new Mets closer. Line-ups: Braves: RF- Jason Heyward CF- B.J. Upton 1B- Freddie ?
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