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Braves infielder Beckham begins rehab assignment
Braves infielder Gordon Beckham has been on the disabled list since June 2. (AP Photo/Brett Davis)

4:57 p.m. Monday, June 27, 2016

Braves veteran Gordon Beckham began his rehabilitation assignment on Monday with the team’s Gulf Coast League affiliate. Braves manager Brian Snitker said that if Beckham has no setbacks he should return to the active roster in about a week.The Braves placed Beckham on the 15-day disabled list on June 2 ...
Norris’ arm, Freeman, Garcia bats fuel Braves win over Mets

Updated: 11:54 a.m. Monday, June 27, 2016

After Julio Teheran and Jacob deGrom waged a pitcher’s duel through eight scoreless innings Saturday, it was the Bud and Bartolo show in another pitching clinic for most of Sunday afternoon. Only this time, the Braves won the subsequent battle of bullpens. Big time.Bud Norris had a season-high eight strikeouts ...
In honor of the Indians visiting Braves ...

8:41 a.m. Monday, June 27, 2016

As the Atlanta Braves prepare to host the Cleveland Indians tonight at Turner Field this week, we turn back the clock to 1995. It was Oct. 28. The Braves hung to a 1-run lead, thanks to a sixth-inning solo home run by David Justice of the Indians' Jim Poole. The Braves' ...
Garcia shows two-way value for Braves
Adonis Garcia celebrates with Freddie Freeman after hitting a three-run homer in the eighth inning of Sunday's victory over the Mets.

6:04 p.m. Sunday, June 26, 2016

Adonis Garcia struggled so much badly at third base that the Braves sent him down to Triple-A Gwinnett in May and switched him to left field. He wasn’t doing so hot at the plate, either. But Garcia has had a dramatic turnaround in his play at third during his second ...
Braves pitcher ‘Folty’ makes strong rehab start
Braves righthander Mike Foltynewicz is on the disabled list with bone spurs in his elbow.

Updated: 4:24 p.m. Sunday, June 26, 2016

Doctors have told Braves right-hander Mike Foltynewicz that the discomfort in his elbow is caused by bone spurs and not any structural damage. He’s been assured that he can continue pitching. After taking some time off, Foltynewicz got back to it on Saturday. In his first rehabilitation start for Triple-A ...
After latest demotion, Braves intend to let Blair follow the plan
Aaron Blair remains a big-time Braves prospect, but has struggled mightily as a rookie. It’s worth noting, he made only 36 starts above Single-A before his major league debut. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

12:57 p.m. Sunday, June 26, 2016

One aspect of the Aaron Blair situation got overlooked with his recent struggles and demotion to Triple-A on Friday: The kid never got to work on things the Braves wanted him to work on the first time he was sent back to Gwinnett a month ago.The Braves optioned him to ...
Teheran dominant again, but KJ homer in 11th beats Braves

Updated: 11:39 a.m. Sunday, June 26, 2016

Plenty of Braves and Mets swapped teams via trade or waivers over the past several years, and the tangled web produced a most unwelcome outcome for the Braves on Friday night.Braves reliever Dario Alvarez gave up a decisive pinch-hit home run by Kelly Johnson in the 11th inning for a ...
Braves sign top draft pick Anderson for $4 million

Updated: 10:06 a.m. Sunday, June 26, 2016

Ian Anderson knew he was going to sign with the Braves when they made him the No. 3 overall pick in the June 9 draft, but the waiting and anticipating made it that much more exciting before he could finally put pen to contract and get his career started.Because his ...
Teheran finding dominant groove in 2016
052916 ATLANTA: Braves Julio Teheran delivers a pitch against the Marlins during the first inning in a baseball game at Turner Field on Sunday, May 29, 2016, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

12:25 a.m. Sunday, June 26, 2016

Braves pitcher Julio Teheran has been dominant this season. The 25-year-old starter entered Saturday’s game 3-7 with a 2.66 ERA and has been dealing over his last couple of starts, which included a one-hit shutout of the New York Mets on June 19. The trend continued on Saturday in a ...
After Braves offer snafu, Josh Anthony headed to Auburn
Braves 16th-round draft pick Josh Anthony is headed to Auburn after the Braves rescinded an increased offer made a day earlier to the junior college All-America third baseman. (Photo courtesy of Western Oklahoma State College)

Updated: 8:42 p.m. Saturday, June 25, 2016

In a Braves draft that has been an otherwise praised, promising and adroitly run, Josh Anthony is the pick they probably wish they could do over. The attempted signing part, that is. They picked the junior college All-America third baseman in the 16th round, but the Braves’ initial offer to ...
Braves Norris rebounds since returning to starting rotation
022716 LAKE BUENA VISTA: Braves pitcher Bud Norris works from the mound during live batting at spring training on Saturday, Feb 27, 2016, at the ESPN Wide World of Sports, Lake Buena Vista, FL. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

8:00 p.m. Saturday, June 25, 2016

It has been a long road for Braves pitcher Bud Norris.After spending the couple of seasons bouncing around between the San Diego Padres and Baltimore Orioles, Norris signed a contract with the Braves as a free agent this offseason.His role was to be a veteran leader and to occupy a ...
Braves Marksberry eyes bullpen opportunity
022716 LAKE BUENA VISTA: Braves pitcher Matt Marksberry throws to loosen up during spring training on Saturday, Feb 27, 2016, at the ESPN Wide World of Sports, Lake Buena Vista, FL. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

6:42 p.m. Saturday, June 25, 2016

Braves pitcher Matt Marksberry is no stranger to Turner Field.So, it came to no surprise when he was called up from Triple-A Gwinnett on Saturday to replace pitcher Aaron Blair.“It is a great feeling and the opportunity is always good to come and help the team out,” Marksberry said on ...
Dueling stadiums: Braves, Falcons pitch their new homes
Looking up from field level during the media tour of Mercedes-Benz Stadium on June 23, this was the view of roof construction in progress. BOB ANDRES/BANDRES@AJC.COM

12:00 a.m. Saturday, June 25, 2016

During a news conference about Mercedes-Benz Stadium food prices last month, a reporter noted the Braves will widen seats by an average of 1 1/2 inches at SunTrust Park and asked if the Falcons will do likewise at their new home. Falcons president and CEO Rich McKay said yes, explaining ...
Braves’ Snyder takes advantage of opportunity in 8-6 loss to Mets
060216 ATLANTA: Infielder Brandon Snyder makes his first plate appearance as a Braves player batting against the Giants during the seventh inning in a baseball game at Turner Field on Thursday, June 2, 2016, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

11:50 p.m. Friday, June 24, 2016

Opportunities have been limited for Atlanta Braves infielder Brandon Snyder. However, when they do come, he is fully prepared to take advantage.“I tell (Braves interim manager Brian) Snitker all the time, all I ask is that you tell me when and I will be ready,” Snyder said. “That is the ...
Braves’ rally against Mets comes up short

Updated: 11:28 p.m. Friday, June 24, 2016

This was shaping up to be the strangest and most improbable of all the Braves comebacks in the past week.If only they could have pulled it off.The Braves staged a furious rally from an eight-run deficit against the Mets but couldn’t finish the come back and lost 8-6 on Friday ...
Braves rookie Blair roughed up again

Updated: 11:23 p.m. Friday, June 24, 2016

At some point the Braves are going to have to decide if touted pitching prospect Aaron Blair is better off learning in the minors rather than getting beat up in the big leagues. It looks as if the time to send down Blair is now after the Mets roughed up ...
Aaron's appearance lights up Turner Field, Twitter
Former Braves great and Baseball Hall of Fame member Hank Aaron changes the number of games left at Turner Field from 44 to 43 during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Friday, June 24, 2016, in Atlanta. The Braves plan to move to their new ballpark next season. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Updated: 11:08 p.m. Friday, June 24, 2016

Baseball legend Henry Aaron thrilled the crowd at Turner Field Friday night when he walked onto the field in a Braves uniform again and took part in the ceremony removing the number from the outfield wall that signified the number of games left to be played at the ballpark. Aaron ...
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