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Atlanta Braves News and Links: Dickey hit hard again
March 21st, 2017 at 8:37 AM
***PHOTO1*** Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images BRAVES NEWS R.A. Dickey struggles as Braves fall 9-3 The Braves offense was relatively quiet on Monday aside from RBI singles from Brandon Phillips and Jace Peterson. Unfortunately the Atlanta pitching staff was not any better as R.A. Dickey struggled once...

Ender Inciarte, Adonis Garcia to return to Spring Training lineup on Tuesday
March 20th, 2017 at 2:03 PM
***PHOTO1*** Logan Bowles-USA TODAY Sports The Braves have used a bevy of backups, as is the norm, in Spring Training this month. In particular, both center field and third base have not been manned by their presumed starters for the last few weeks, as Ender Inciarte has...

WBC 2017: Bracket, Saturday’s schedule, and results
March 11th, 2017 at 9:11 AM
***PHOTO1*** Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images A full day of action is on tap for Saturday at the World Baseball Classic. Pool C gets underway at 12 p.m. with a matchup between Canada and Colombia. That will be followed by the United States and the Dominican Republic...

Team USA Eliminated from World Baseball Classic by Puerto Rico
March 16th, 2013 at 9:54 AM
It may be America's pastime, but Team USA will have to wait another four years for a shot at the World Baseball Classic title after being eliminated Friday night by Puerto Rico in a 4-3 ballgame at Marlins Park. Nelson Figueroa shut down the Americans with six shutout innings, giving up...

Gio Gonzalez, David Wright Carry Team USA Past Puerto Rico in World Baseball Classic
March 13th, 2013 at 8:40 AM
Team USA started Round 2 of the World Baseball Classic on the right foot with a 7-1 win over Puerto Rico Tuesday night at Marlins Park. Gio Gonzalez set the tone by shutting down Puerto Rico's offense, and David Wright drove in five runs to bring his RBI total to...