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Tim Tebow's baseball tryout is today
Tim Tebow tries to make the jumpr from professional football to baseball.

8:13 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016

The Atlanta Braves will be among the 20 or so major league teams watching Tim Tebow through his baseball tryout today in Los Angeles. The anticipation has been growing since it was revealed that Tebow intends to make the jump to professional baseball after three seasons away from the NFL. ...
Tim Tebow's baseball tryout is today
FILE - In this Aug. 6, 2014, file photo, Tim Tebow ponders a question during an interview on the set of ESPN's new SEC Network in Charlotte, N.C. With professional football not working out, Tebow is going to give baseball a try. The 2007 Heisman Trophy winner and former NFL first-round draft pick plans to hold a workout for Major League Baseball teams this month. Tebow last played organized baseball in high school. ESPN first reported the news. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

Updated: 7:42 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016

Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow is switching sports Tuesday. Tuesday marks the workout, or audition of sorts, for Tebow as he holds a workout for Major League Baseball teams to take a look at his skills. He's no stranger to the diamond, but it has been awhile since he played ...
Kemp at cleanup spot has had major impact on Braves lineup
Veteran outfielder Matt Kemp has had a major impact on the Braves’ lineup in the four weeks since he was traded from San Diego. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Updated: 7:19 p.m. Monday, Aug. 29, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO – The Braves’ lineup had already started to click before Matt Kemp joined it four weeks ago, because the team had several key hitters all hot at the same time, something that never happened in the first months of the season.But with the arrival of Kemp via trade ...
Gwinnett Braves will have new game times in 2017
Some Gwinnett Braves games will have new game times in 2017 season.

2:14 p.m. Monday, Aug. 29, 2016

The Gwinnett Braves announced the schedule and new home game times for the 2017 season. The Atlanta Braves' Triple-A affiliate will begin play at Lawrenceville's Coolray Field on Thursday, April 6, hosting the Durham Bulls for a 7:05 p.m. game. The G-Braves and the 14-team International League will play a ...
Freeman thrived on road trip despite aches and pains
Freddie Freeman started the week recovering from a sore finger that required a cortisone injection, then had a harrowing fall over a dugout railing on Thursday in Arizona. Yet he played every inning of every game on the seven-game trip and hit .321 with three doubles, three homers and six RBIs. (AP file photo/David Zalubowski)

8:57 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO – Freddie Freeman’s week began with the Braves slugger nursing a sore finger that required an Aug. 20 cortisone injection and kept him out of the next day’s game. Four days later he took a frightening tumble over a dugout railing Thursday at Arizona and landed atop a ...
Giants use eight-run inning to rout Braves, 13-4

Updated: 9:09 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO — On paper it looked like one of the biggest matchups of the season Sunday when the Braves sent Aaron Blair to the mound to face Giants ace Madison Bumgarner in a series finale at sold-out AT&T; Park. The Braves got Blair out of the game after four ...
Braves pitcher ‘Folty’ has special talent, displayed it Saturday
Mike Foltynewicz pitched 7 2/3 impressive innings against the Giants in a 3-1 win Saturday night at San Francisco. (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images)

4:10 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO – In an on-field TV interview with Fox Sports South immediately after Saturday night’s win against the Giants, Braves catcher Tyler Flowers praised the performance of pitcher Mike Foltynewicz and called his arm “the best I’ve ever caught.”That was high praise, considering some of the pitchers Flowers caught ...
Kemp’s bat, Folty’s arm lead Braves in 3-1 win over Giants
Mike Foltynewicz of the Braves pitches in the first inning against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on August 27, 2016. (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images)

Updated: 12:56 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO – They always boo Matt Kemp at AT&T; Park, because Giants fans grew to dislike him for nine seasons when he did damage against San Francisco for its hated rival, the Dodgers, and another 1 1/2 seasons for the Padres.Giants fans have not seen enough of Mike Foltynewicz ...
Braves to discuss Albies, Jed Bradley, other call-up possibilities
Second-base prospect Ozzie Albies, who is only 19, isn’t a certainty for a September call-up with the Braves, but the possibility will be discussed. (Karl Moore, Gwinnett Braves)

10:36 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO — When Braves coaches meet with front-office officials a few times during the coming week to discuss September call-ups, one of the more interesting conversations figures to be about second baseman Ozzie Albies, who isn’t the September certainty that some predicted he’d be. Though extremely talented and projected ...
Back from Triple-A, Braves rookie Blair set to start Sunday
Aaron Blair returns from a two-month stint at Triple-A to start Sunday for the Braves in their series finale at San Francisco. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

9:00 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO – Aaron Blair was on a flight to San Francisco Saturday night, set to rejoin the Braves and start Sunday’s series finale against the Giants. The Braves can only hope the rookie has something approaching the success that Matt Wisler had when Wisler returned from Triple-A to start ...
Braves waste early chances in 7-0 loss to Giants
Atlanta Braves’ Matt Kemp takes a swing against the San Francisco Giants during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/D. Ross Cameron)

Updated: 2:47 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO – The Braves had two doubles in the first inning and failed to score. And they topped that in the second inning by loading the bases with none out and failing to score. Thanks and drive safely, everybody. It was all but over after two innings Friday night. ...
Jenkins throws five shutout innings for Gwinnett
Tyrell Jenkins is 7-3 in the International League this season.

Updated: 12:48 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016

Tyrell Jenkins, in his first Triple A start since being demoted by the Atlanta Braves, pitched five scoreless innings as the Gwinnett Braves beat the host Durham Bulls 11-1 Friday night.Jenkins (7-3) allowed five hits and three walks. He struck out four. He has a 2.70 ERA at Gwinnett.The G-Braves ...
Francoeur has three hits in second game with Marlins
Jeff Francoeur is 4-for-5 in two games with Miami. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Updated: 12:29 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016

Jeff Francoeur had three hits in his second game since being traded by the Braves as his new team, the Miami Marlins, beat the visiting San Diego Padres 7-6 Friday night.Francoeur had an infield hit in his first game with Miami Thursday, so he’s 4-for-5 in two games. He started ...
Mauricio Cabrera proud member of growing 100 mph club
The Braves’ Mauricio Cabrera lights up the Turner Field outfield board with another triple-digit delivery, this one against Washington. (Curtis Compton /ccompton@ajc.com)

12:00 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016

The 100 mph fastball — the pitcher’s nuclear option, the triple-digit grail — is a many-splendored sensory experience. First, in the bullpen, when they begin to turn up the heat, there is sound. This is the Braves bullpen coach Marty Reed, talking about when the call comes to get Mauricio ...
Sore-backed Freeman stays in Braves lineup Friday
Freddie Freeman was back in the Braves lineup Friday, a day after a taking a frightening tumble over a dugout railing trying to catch a foul ball at Arizona and landing squarely on his back atop a hard chairback. (Curtis Compton/AJC file photo)

Updated: 2:22 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO – A day after Freddie Freeman flipped over a dugout railing in Phoenix and landed so hard that some feared he’d broken his back, the Braves first baseman was in the lineup again Friday night for a series opener at San Francisco.Freeman never left Thursday’s game after the ...
What was said about Braves at Liberty Media stockholders meeting
Liberty Media CEO Greg Maffei (left) joined Braves Chairman and CEO Terry McGuirk for a game at Turner Field earlier this season. HYOSUB SHIN / HSHIN@AJC.COM

1:00 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, 2016

Braves owner Liberty Media held its annual meeting of stockholders this week in Colorado, and most of the questions were about the conglomerate’s businesses such as satellite radio, cable TV and digital commerce.But one stockholder had Liberty’s baseball team on his mind, asking company executives a series of questions about ...
Matt Wisler will likely miss Gwinnett bobblehead night
Matt Wisler had a rough July with the Atlanta Braves.

11:13 a.m. Friday, Aug. 26, 2016

Matt Wisler is likely going to miss his own bobblehead night in Triple-A Gwinnett. The 23-year old right-hander, who was demoted to Gwinnett by the Atlanta Braves in late July, returned to the big leagues Thursday and over the first six innings did not allow a hit against the Diamondbacks. ...
Why are the Braves the Red Caps on Google?
The Atlanta Braves did wear special red caps in 2009 for a Memorial Day Game in San Francisco.

8:54 a.m. Friday, Aug. 26, 2016

It's an Internet mystery. The Atlanta Braves' franchise - through various name and location changes - had its start in Boston as the Red Stockings in 1876. There appeared to be some confusion between's Boston Red Stocking and the Cincinnati Red Stockings (another National League charter member). So for six ...
Freeman gives Braves a scare with spectacular tumble over railing
Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman checks his arm as he walks back to the field after diving over the wall for a foul ball hit by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the second inning at Chase Field on Aug. 25, 2016, in Phoenix.

2:34 a.m. Friday, Aug. 26, 2016

PHOENIX – Freddie Freeman gave the Braves a big scare Thursday when he flipped in spectacular fashion over a railing near the Braves dugout while attempting to catch a foul ball in the second inning of a 3-1 win against the Diamondbacks. The big first baseman landed back-first on an ...
Wisler takes no-hit bid to 7th inning, Braves beat D-Backs to split

Updated: 1:55 a.m. Friday, Aug. 26, 2016

PHOENIX – The Braves were reasonably sure that Matt Wisler was ready to return from Triple-A, but they were absolutely certain they needed him in their depleted rotation. So they recalled him. And, man, did he make that decision look wise Thursday night. Wisler took a no-hitter to the the ...
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