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3 hrs ago | SFGate

Baseball notes, Aug. 28

David Montgomery, the Phillies' president and CEO since 1997, has taken a medical leave of absence, and former general manager Pat Gillick, the architect of the 2008 world-champion Phillies, will assume Montgomery's duties, the team said Thursday.

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7 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Braves' Venters will need third Tommy John surgery if he hopes to pitch again

Jonny Venters and the Braves got the news they feared and hated to hear when an MRI exam showed the left-hander has again torn the reconstructed ulnar collateral ligament in his throwing elbow and will require a third Tommy John surgery if he hopes to pitch again.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kris Medlen, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Craig Kimbrel, David Carpenter

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Washington Times

Minor's arm, bat lead Braves over Mets 6-1

Mike Minor took a two-hit shutout into the eighth inning after hitting a double and single himself, leading the Atlanta Braves over the New York Mets 6-1 Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Freddie Freeman, Mike Minor, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Andrelton Simmons

The Winnipeg Free Press

Minor gets 2 hits, pitches neatly into 8th inning as Braves beat Mets 6-1

Mike Minor took a two-hit shutout into the eighth inning after hitting a double and single himself, leading the Atlanta Braves over the New York Mets 6-1 Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Freddie Freeman, Mike Minor, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Andrelton Simmons

Tomahawk Take

Jonny Venters Tears UCL Again

March 3, 2013; Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA; Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Jonny Venters throws a pitch during the fourth inning against the Detroit Tigers at ESPN Disney Wide World of Sports complex, Champion Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Atlanta Braves

MSNBC

Jonny Venters re-tears elbow ligament, may need third Tommy John surgery

Braves left-hander Jonny Venters ' comeback from the second Tommy John elbow surgery of his career has been halted to due another torn ulnar collateral ligament.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Washington Post

Wheeler sharp, but Mets fall to Braves 3-2

Zack Wheeler pitched seven innings of four-hit baseball. It wasn't enough to secure the right-hander's seventh consecutive victory.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Craig Kimbrel, Lucas Duda, Ruben Tejada

ESPN

Heyward leadoff homer helps Braves beat Mets 3-2

The 24-year old would not sign with Atlanta in 2010 unless the Braves allowed him to remain in the infield.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Craig Kimbrel, Lucas Duda, Ruben Tejada

CBS Sports

More rumors

Just over a month left. It's crunch time. Here's our nightly roundup of all things Major League Baseball.

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Atlanta Braves

Teheran takes on Mets as Braves aim to even series

Nobody knows that better than the Braves right now, who are still in pursuit of the Nationals in the National League East and the Giants for the second NL Wild Card spot.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Ruben Tejada, Julio Teheran, Zack Wheeler, Shae Simmons

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Slumping Braves drop 3rd straight, 3-2 to Mets

Juan Lagares hit a two-run homer and ran down one ball after another in center field, sending Dillon Gee and the New York Mets to a 3-2 victory over the slumping Braves on Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cory Gearrin, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Jenrry Mejia, Ruben Tejada, Juan Lagares

Atlanta Braves

Seven Braves prospects set to compete in AFL

Kyle Wren, Edward Salcedo and Aaron Northcraft headline the list of seven Braves prospects who will compete in this year's Arizona Fall League.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Aaron Northcraft, Shae Simmons, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Tomahawk Take

Braves Minor League Standouts: Relievers

The Braves had a number of minor league relievers have excellent seasons in 2014.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Pirates snap seven-game slide

David Carpenter took the loss after allowing an unearned run to cross. Jordy Mercer led off with a single and Starling Marte's fly ball to left-center advanced him to third, where Mercer tagged up on Sanchez's flyout.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Jeff Locke, Freddie Freeman, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, Atlanta Braves

Sun Aug 17, 2014

CBS Sports

Rumors

Another fun day of baseball is in the books. Here's a recap of Sunday's news from around the league.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Kevin Siegrist, Brian McCann, Austin Romine, Aramis Ramirez, Michael Wacha

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Atlanta Braves

After rough stretch, Teheran returns to form

Coming off a frustrating three-start stretch in which he experienced tough luck and dealt with the bitterness of ugly results, Julio Teheran took the mound on Saturday night and provided another glimpse of why many believe he has already established himself as the ace of the Braves' rotation.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Julio Teheran, Clayton Kershaw, Stephen Vogt, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Oakland Athletics

O'Flaherty thrilled to see old Braves teammates

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Major League Baseball

Lowrie goes on DL as expected, Parrino recalled

Switch-hitter Andy Parrino joined the Athletics at Turner Field on Friday afternoon and found himself in the starting lineup as manager Bob Melvin sent a righty-heavy lineup out to face Braves left-hander Alex Wood.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Tomahawk Take

Braves RISP Failures

Last night I stayed up to watch the rain delayed defeat of a Braves team seemingly incapable of scoring even after they put men in scoring position with no one out.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Craig Kimbrel, Anthony Varvaro, Tommy La Stella, Eric O'Flaherty

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Atlanta Braves

Braves turn to Santana to open key division set vs. Nats

After being swept for the third straight series, the Braves are looking for someone, anyone, to turn things around.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Stephen Strasburg, Wilson Ramos, Andrelton Simmons, Ryan Zimmerman

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