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Atlanta Braves Have Ten Players Become Free Agents
October 29th, 2012 at 11:00 PM
  The Atlanta Braves had 10 players become free agents on Monday, the most of any team in the National League and nearly 10 percent of the 137 total Major League free agents. Braves free agents include Jeff Baker, Miguel Batista, Michael Bourn, Matt Diaz, Chad Durbin, Eric Hinske, Reed Johnson, Lyle Overbay, David Ross and...

Atlanta Braves Use Eight Pitchers to Claim 4-0 Victory Over Pittsburgh Pirates in Regular Season Finale
October 3rd, 2012 at 10:42 PM
Ben Sheets started the last game of his career in the Atlanta Braves' regular season finale, and the Braves defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 on Wednesday afternoon. The Braves used eight pitchers, with Sheets striking out two batters in his one inning of work.  "I'm just glad they gave me an opportunity...

Randall Delgado and Julio Teheran May Pitch Season Finale
September 28th, 2012 at 11:12 PM
If the Atlanta Braves are out of the National League East division race by Wednesday, manager Fredi Gonzalez may elect to have Randall Delgado and Julio Teheran pitch the season finale. Tim Hudson is currently scheduled to start Wednesday's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. However, if the Braves are no longer...

Atlanta Braves Would Do Well to Skip Tommy Hanson in Rotation
September 24th, 2012 at 8:06 PM
Tommy Hanson is scheduled for two more starts this season, but the Atlanta Braves would benefit from skipping the recently inconsistent starter. Hanson's most recent start on Sept. 21 was just the latest step in Hanson's plagued second half of the year. He gave up five earned runs over 5 1/3...

Atlanta Braves Place Ben Sheets on Disabled List with Shoulder Inflammation
August 25th, 2012 at 5:03 PM
The Atlanta Braves had to end their use of the six-man rotation about a week early Saturday when they placed Ben Sheets on the 15-day disabled list with shoulder inflammation. After a nearly two year retirement, the Braves signed Sheets after the All-Star break. Though he allowed just five runs in...

Ben Sheets Gives up Four Homers, Los Angeles Dodgers Beat Atlanta Braves
August 19th, 2012 at 8:39 AM
In Saturday's Civil Rights Game at Turner Field, no one expected such a strange outcome as the Atlanta Braves were downed by four Los Angeles Dodgers home runs - their only hits of the game - in the 6-2 loss. Ben Sheets gave up a career high four homers as well...

Ben Sheets Finally Takes Loss as Miami Marlins End Atlanta Braves’ Win Streak
August 2nd, 2012 at 8:27 AM
Ben Sheets entered Wednesday's game with the Miami Marlins looking for his four straight win since joining the Atlanta Braves after nearly two years out of baseball. Instead, he ran into bad luck in a three-run first inning as the Braves' seven-game winning streak was snapped with a 4-2 final...

Atlanta Braves Claim 4-0 Victory Over Washington Nationals in Game One of Doubleheader
July 21st, 2012 at 8:49 PM
Fresh off a thrilling 11-inning comeback victory over the Washington Nationals on Friday night, the Atlanta Braves hoped to carry that momentum into the doubleheader on Saturday. So far, so good. Ben Sheets pitched six shutout innings for the second consecutive start, and the Braves defeated the Nationals 4-0 in game one...

Ben Sheets to Start for Atlanta Braves on Sunday
July 13th, 2012 at 8:26 AM
Recent free agent signee Ben Sheets will start on the mound for the Atlanta Braves on Sunday. Manager Fredi Gonzalez made the call after seeing Sheets throw a bullpen session Thursday, reports mlb.com. It will be Sheets' first Major League start since July 19, 2010, when he played for the Oakland...

Ben Sheets May Start for Atlanta Braves on Sunday
July 11th, 2012 at 1:16 PM
Ben Sheets, the former Milwaukee Brewers ace, may make his return to the big leagues with the Atlanta Braves on Sunday.  Sheets' last start in the majors was in July 2010. The Braves signed him to a minor league deal, and Sheets impressed enough in his two rehab starts to possibly...

Ben Sheets Starts First Game in Minors for Atlanta Braves
July 5th, 2012 at 9:57 AM
Newly signed Atlanta Braves pitcher Ben Sheets made his first start in nearly two years on Wednesday. He threw five innings for Double-A Mississippi to start his attempt at a comeback to the majors. With a fastball clocked in the low 90s, consistent with his recent workouts, Sheets gave up four...

Atlanta Braves Sign Ben Sheets to Minor League Deal
July 1st, 2012 at 3:30 PM
The Atlanta Braves, looking to make a move to bolster their starting rotation after the loss of Brandon Beachy to surgery, have signed four-time All-Star starting pitcher Ben Sheets to a minor league deal, braves.com reports. He will make his first start on Independance Day for Double-A MIssissippi. Sheets, who turns...