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David Ross Wanted Longer Contract than Atlanta Braves Offered
November 11th, 2012 at 10:12 PM
When former Atlanta Braves catcher David Ross confirmed that he had indeed signed with the Boston Red Sox, he also indicated that the Red Sox were willing to make a longer commitment. Ross signed a two-year deal worth $6.2 million with Boston, which was double the length of time Atlanta was...

Atlanta Braves Lose Backup Catcher David Ross to Boston Red Sox
November 10th, 2012 at 11:50 AM
The Atlanta Braves will be searching for a new backup catcher. David Ross will sign a two-year deal, worth $6.2 million with the Boston Red Sox according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Ross was the backup to Braves catcher Brian McCann for the past four seasons.  This will be David Ross'...

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’ World Series Hopes Dashed by Sloppy Defense in 6-3 Loss to St. Louis Cardinals
October 5th, 2012 at 10:46 PM
Chipper Jones and the Atlanta Braves didn't quite get the storybook ending they wanted. The Braves ended the season with a six-game lead over the St. Louis Cardinals in the Wild Card standings. However, with the new rule implemented by Major League Baseball that has the two Wild Card teams face...

David Ross to Start Over Brian McCann in National League Wild Card Game
October 4th, 2012 at 9:39 PM
  In what may be a sign of things to come for the Atlanta Braves, Fredi Gonzalez has selected David Ross to start in place of Brian McCann in the National League Wild Card game Friday evening against the St. Louis Cardinals. Gonzalez cited defense and holding runners as a primary reason for Ross getting...

Atlanta Braves, Kris Medlen Set Major League Record in Chipper Jones’ Last Home Game
September 30th, 2012 at 5:36 PM
Chipper Jones saw his career at Turner Field come to an end Sunday, but the Atlanta Braves showcased what may be the future of the franchise when they set a Major League record of most consecutive wins started by Kris Medlen in their series-clinching 6-2 win over the New York...

Atlanta Braves Ride Tim Hudson’s Gem Past Cliff Lee, Philadelphia Phillies
September 23rd, 2012 at 7:57 PM
The Atlanta Braves secured another vital win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday, when Tim Hudson out-dueled Cliff Lee en route to a 2-1 victory to secure the seires and extend their Wild Card lead. Hudson reversed his previous course after two shaky outings and threw 7 1/3 innings while giving...

Atlanta Braves Can’t Capitalize on Scoring Chances, Fall to Colorado Rockies
September 5th, 2012 at 8:38 AM
The night after the Atlanta Braves beat the Colorado Rockies with more runs than hits in the line score, the Braves scored exactly no runs in the 6-0 loss Tuesday at Turner Field. The Braves compounded things by making three errors in the field. Tommy Hanson took the loss - his...

Kris Medlen Throws Complete Game in Atlanta Braves Win Over Colorado Rockies
September 3rd, 2012 at 7:25 PM
Kris Medlen proved stellar for the Atlanta Braves once again, throwing a complete game in the Braves' 6-1 win over the Colorado Rockies on Labor Day at Turner Field. The Braves have now won Medlen's last 18 starts, moving his combined relief and starting pitching record to 7-1. He is now...

Kris Medlen Does Everything to Help Atlanta Braves Avoid Sweep by Washington Nationals
August 23rd, 2012 at 8:46 AM
The Atlanta Braves mercifully ended their four-game losing streak Wednesday night at Nationals Park, thanks in large part to Kris Medlen throwing seven shutout innings and drawing a key two-out walk that led to the Braves' first runs in the 5-1 win over the Washington Nationals. The win brings the Braves...

Kris Medlen Strong Again, Atlanta Braves Finish Off Houston Astros
August 5th, 2012 at 7:55 PM
Kris Medlen is going to give the Atlanta Braves fits once Tommy Hanson is off the disabled list on how to best utilize him. The young righty put together another strong outing in his second start of the season, taking a no decision in the Braves' 6-1 win over the Houston...

Atlanta Braves Use Patience in 7-5 Victory Over New York Mets
July 14th, 2012 at 10:00 AM
The Atlanta Braves opened the second half of the season on a good note with a 7-5 victory over the New York Mets on Friday night. The Braves' second half started much like their first half ended: defeating a division rival and losing their starting shortstop to injury. Despite Jack Wilson...

Atlanta Braves Hit Five Homers in Finale to Take Series from New York Yankees
June 20th, 2012 at 7:56 PM
Now that Freddie Freeman is healthy and Jason Heyward is playing up to the hype that surrounded him in 2010, it seems the Atlanta Braves' young bats may carry them into another winning streak. The pair was responsible for three of Atlanta's five home runs in the 10-5 win over...

J.C. Boscan to Stay with Atlanta Braves Until David Ross is Healed
May 30th, 2012 at 10:51 PM
Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said Wednesday that the roster will stay as is until David Ross is 100 percent, meaning J.C. Boscan will stay with the big league club. Ross strained his groin on a check swing last Friday, which, combined with Brian McCann's case of flu, forced the Braves...

Bullpen Gives up Four Runs, Atlanta Braves Lose Sixth Straight
May 26th, 2012 at 10:26 PM
Earlier in the week, it seemed the Atlanta Braves could not get back to Turner Field quickly enough. Now that they have arrived, the Washington Nationals started beating up on their injury-riddled lineup and bullpen, downing the Braves 8-4 Saturday afternoon. With Chipper Jones, Freddie Freeman, David Ross and Brian McCann...

Atlanta Braves Place Chipper Jones on 15-Day Disabled List with Bruised Leg
May 26th, 2012 at 9:46 AM
After making only a pinch-hit appearance in the seven days since severely bruising his calf, the Atlanta Braves have placed Chipper Jones on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to Wednesday. Manager Fredi Gonzalez made the announcement after Friday's loss at the hands of the Washington Nationals. He also said that the...

Tim Hudson Gives up Seven Runs, Washington Nationals Drop Atlanta Braves in Opener
May 25th, 2012 at 11:53 PM
A struggling Atlanta Braves squad lost their fifth straight game and dropped to two games behind the Washington Nationals, as Tim Hudson gave up seven runs over 6 2/3 innings in the 7-4 loss. Hudson started and ended on rough notes, giving up four runs in the first on a two-run...

David Ross Injury Forces Brian McCann to Play with Flu
May 25th, 2012 at 9:00 PM
Just turn Turner Field into an infirmary; the Atlanta Braves have another injury to deal with. David Ross was forced to exit Friday's game with the Washington Nationals with a leg injury, forcing Brian McCann to play with the flu. Ross appeared to injure his groin on a check swing on...

Jair Jurrjens Throws Season-low Three Innings, Optioned to Triple-A
April 24th, 2012 at 8:22 AM
Jair Jurrjens saw his awful start get even late Monday night. After pitching a season-low three-plus innings and taking a loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Atlanta Braves optioned him to Triple-A Gwinnett. ***PHOTO1*** Jurrjens gave up five runs on nine hits in three-plus innings in the 7-2 loss. The fifty pitch...

Atlanta Braves Ride the Arm of Julio Teheran to Complete Doubleheader Sweep Against New York Mets
September 9th, 2011 at 12:44 AM
The Atlanta Braves managed to put their recent struggles in the rearview mirror as they completed a sweep of the New York Mets in a doubleheader on Thursday. Behind a strong performance by rookie pitcher Julio Teheran, the Braves finally figured out Dillon Gee and defeated the Mets 5-1 in...