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17 hrs ago | Management

La Russa Agile Innovation #13 of 17: Channeling Pressure to Ease Pressure

What do Hall of Fame baseball managers like Connie Mack & John McGraw have in common with today's business leaders? Why are baseball managers better role models for management than corporate heroes like Jack Welch, Jamie Dimon & Bill Gates? And just what does Peter Drucker have to do with Oriole ex-manager Earl Weaver? Management consultant & ... (more)

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Cincinnati.com

Craig Kimbrel on Aroldis Chapman: 'He's ridiculous'

Craig Kimbrel on Aroldis Chapman: 'He's ridiculous' Braves closer Craig Kimbrel talked about how impressed he was watching Reds closer Aroldis Chapman over the weekend Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1p9qGNs Atlanta Braves closer Craig Kimbrel, one of the best closers in baseball every season since he won National League ... (more)

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Talking Chop

Braves Daily News Digest: 8/25

After being silenced in a 1-0 loss on Saturday, the Braves came up short again on Sunday, despite a late rally.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kris Medlen, Baseball Players, Logan Ondrusek, Aroldis Chapman, Gavin Floyd, Brian McCann

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Talking Chop

Braves offense lifeless in 1-0 loss.

The Braves lineup on Saturday night featured six hitters who are hitting below league average this season and gave the most at bats to Emilio Bonifacio and Andrelton Simmons .

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Andrelton Simmons, Mike Leake, Aroldis Chapman, Brandon Phillips

Atlanta Braves

Walden checks in with injured friend Richards

After Angels right-hander Garrett Richards' left knee buckled beneath him as he ran to cover first base on Wednesday against the Red Sox, causing him to be carted off the field in a stretcher, he received a text message from a good friend who happens to be a big league pitcher himself.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Todd Frazier, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Upton's HR sends Braves over Reds 3-1 in 12th

Justin Upton hit a two-run homer in the 12th inning Friday night, rallying the Atlanta Braves to a 3-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds after left-hander Mike Minor came up four outs short of a no-hitter.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Leake, Zack Cozart, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Cincinnati Reds

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Bucs Dugout

Pirates finally end losing streak by walking off against Braves

The Pirates got seven good innings from a returning Gerrit Cole and a key error from Justin Upton as they walked off against the Braves Wednesday, winning 3-2 and finally stopping their seven-game losing streak.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Gerrit Cole, Alex Wood, Andrew McCutchen, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball

Athletics Nation

Oakland Athletics Week 20 Review

I'm going to keep this short, for two reasons. First, I was without Internet for a large percentage of this week due to a local power outage and so this is simply out of date now.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Atlanta Braves, Josh Donaldson, Sam Fuld, James Shields

Tomahawk Take

Atlanta Braves News: Morning Chop and Box Score 8/20

May 5, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Aaron Harang pitches in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Turner Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Atlanta Braves, St. Louis Cardinals, Washington Nationals, Jason Heyward

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Isportsweb.com

Atlanta Braves: Projecting Craig Kimbrel's legacy

There's no such thing a true, 100% automatic closer. However, the closest thing in today's game would have to be Craig Kimbrel of the Atlanta Braves.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Atlanta Braves, Mariano Rivera

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Talking Chop

The Curious Case Of Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson signed a contract extension and then proceeded to stink up the joint immediately after signing.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Julio Teheran, Jason Heyward, National League, Major League Baseball

Yanks Go Yard

Bomber Bites With Jumping Joe-David Robertson Set Up for Huge Payday

Aug 4, 2014; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees relief pitcher David Robertson pitches against the Detroit Tigers during the ninth inning of a game at Yankee Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, David Robertson, Dellin Betances, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, Mariano Rivera, Rafael Soriano

MSNBC

Freddie Freeman mad that GN'R's "Welcome to the...

On Saturday the Braves did a throwback night to 1914. As part of it they nixed all of the loud music from over the P.A. including walkup music for the hitters and run-in music for closer Craig Kimbrel , relying on organ music instead.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players

BleacherReport

Atlanta Braves: Those Players Trying to Save Their Jobs for 2015

Through a down second half , the Atlanta Braves are not out of the 2014 playoff picture just yet, but it couldn't hurt to take a first peek at some possible roster moves for 2015.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Evan Gattis, Jason Heyward

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The State

Upton's 2-run HR helps Braves top Lester, A's 4-3

The Braves swept the three-game series, leaving the A's with a five-game losing streak, their longest of the season.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, American League West, American League, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Jon Lester, Atlanta Braves

Washington Nationals

Minor outduels Lester as Braves sweep A's

If this was a glimpse of what Mike Minor might have to offer over the next six weeks, the Braves truly did have reason to escape their series against the A's with great optimism about what lies ahead for the remainder of this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Anthony Varvaro

Sporting News

Freddie Freeman: Braves needed to ditch throwback theme for Kimbrel

The Braves traveled to 1914 with their turn-back-the-clock promotion Saturday. First baseman Freddie Freeman wanted to fast-forward to the present in a key spot in the game.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The News Tribune

Recap: Atlanta vs. Oakland

Chris Johnson went 3-for-4 with a pair of RBI as the Atlanta Braves handed the suddenly slumping Oakland Athletics a fourth straight loss, a 4-3 setback at Turner Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Eric Sogard, Oakland Athletics, Andrelton Simmons

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Atlanta Braves

Gosselin starts as Simmons sits after dental work

Phil Gosselin got the start at shortstop for Atlanta on Friday night as the Braves opened their weekend series with the Oakland A's at Turner Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Andrelton Simmons, Jason Heyward, Tom Glavine, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball

Atlanta Braves

Braves players take Ice Bucket Challenge

The Ice Bucket Challenge is the hottest trend around the sports and entertainment world right now ... or is it the coolest? Friday afternoon at Turner Field, Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman, and several of his teammates, took turns participating in the charitable pursuit, in which they get an ice-filled cooler dumped over their heads.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Jason Heyward, Tom Glavine, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball

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