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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...