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Wednesday Apr 9 | Billboard

Play Ball: R.E.M.'s Mike Mills Talks the Atlanta Braves' 2014 Season

April is upon us and that means the return of Major League Baseball. To preview the new season, Billboard.com spoke to a panel of baseball fans from around the music world for a team-by-team preview of their favorite squads.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kris Medlen, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Freddie Freeman, Craig Kimbrel, Jason Heyward

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Isportsweb.com

Washington Nationals: How to defeat the Atlanta Braves

Over the last year the Washington Nationals have struggled mightily with their division rival Atlanta Braves.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Stephen Strasburg, Baseball Players, Craig Kimbrel, Washington Nationals, Atlanta Braves

Sat Apr 05, 2014

MSNBC

Cory Gearrin may undergo Tommy John surgery with partial ligament tear in right elbow

Braves reliever Cory Gearrin likely needs Tommy John surgery after being diagnosed with a partial ligament tear in his right elbow, MLB.com's Mark Bowman reports .

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Related Topix: Sports, Cory Gearrin, Baseball Players, Kris Medlen, Brandon Beachy, Mike Minor

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Isportsweb.com

Atlanta Braves: Mound struggles

After finally settling into a comfortable roster once arbitrations were settled, the Atlanta Braves had no idea they would be battling a pitcher shortage as drastic as this.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Kris Medlen, Freddie Freeman, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Mike Minor

Tue Apr 01, 2014

BleacherReport

Reasons to Be Optimistic for Atlanta Braves' 2014 Season

The Braves didn't get off to the start they were hoping for with a 2-0 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers on Opening Day on Monday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Jason Heyward, Luis Avilan

Rant Sports

Atlanta Braves' Rookie Pitchers Impressive In Debuts

After the Atlanta Braves were shut out 2-0 by the Milwaukee Brewers on Opening Day, there were a few questions that began to be answered.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Milwaukee Brewers, Yovani Gallardo, Julio Teheran

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Talking Chop

Braves sign left-handed reliever Luis Perez

The Braves have inked left-handed reliever Luis Prez , a former Toronto Blue Jay, to a minor league deal as they continue to search for southpaws who can contribute in the Major League bullpen.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Luis Perez, Toronto Blue Jays, Major League Baseball, Atlanta Braves

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Boston.com

NL preview: Cardinals again look poised for a run

Even after last year's letdown, the Nationals are far too talented not to win the division.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bryce Harper, Stephen Strasburg, Baseball Players, Brian McCann, Kris Medlen, Brandon Beachy

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Tomahawk Take

RECAPPING Atlanta Braves 5 Bold Thoughts For Spring Training

Prior to the 2014 Spring Training season, I wrote an article with my five bold thoughts for the Atlanta Braves after ST.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kris Medlen, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Craig Kimbrel, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Andrelton Simmons

Chattanoogan.com

Braves' RHP Cory Gearrin Has Significant Elbow Damage

Braves general manager Frank Wren said injured right-hander Cory Gearrin has "ligament involvement" in his right elbow and will visit orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews for a second opinion next week.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cory Gearrin, Baseball Players, Kris Medlen, Brandon Beachy, Ryan Buchter, Little League

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Braves ready to defend NL East after rough spring

The defending NL East champions lost a big chunk of their starting rotation down in Florida: projected opening day starter Kris Medlen and fellow right-hander Brandon Beachy both underwent Tommy John surgery for the second time and are out for the season.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Kris Medlen, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Craig Kimbrel

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Braves' fourth rotation spot undecided

Aaron Harang, a veteran pitcher the Braves signed off the figurative scrap heap one week before opening day, now is scheduled to start the April 8 home opener against the Mets.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cory Gearrin, Kris Medlen, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Julio Teheran, Alex Wood

Talking Chop

Why the Braves will win the pennant

EDIT: This post was written and submitted for the team preview series before Kris Medlen and Brandon Beachy were injured.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kris Medlen, National League, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, National League East, Freddie Freeman, Mike Minor

Thu Mar 27, 2014

BleacherReport

Atlanta Braves 2014 Season Preview

The Atlanta Braves have had a rollicking offseason and spring training, setting the stage for a season of unpredictability in 2014 and immense success in the future.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Kris Medlen, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Craig Kimbrel

Tue Mar 25, 2014

The State

After rough spring, Braves ready to defend NL East

The defending NL East champions lost a big chunk of their starting rotation down in Florida: projected opening day starter Kris Medlen and fellow right-hander Brandon Beachy both underwent Tommy John surgery for the second time and are out for the season.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Kris Medlen, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Craig Kimbrel

The Miami Herald

After rough spring, Braves ready to defend NL East

Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Ervin Santana tosses the ball to first base after fielding a ground out by New York Mets' Chris Young in the second inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game, Thursday, March 20, 2014, in Port St. Lucie, Fla.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Kris Medlen, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Craig Kimbrel

Mon Mar 24, 2014

BleacherReport

Final Prediction for Winners of Atlanta Braves' Key Spring Position Battles

The Atlanta Braves entered the 2014 spring training with their starting lineup set and the majority of their rotation in place.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cory Gearrin, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Craig Kimbrel, Anthony Varvaro, Julio Teheran

Lincoln Daily News

MLB player notes

RHP Julio Teheran will start Opening Day for the Braves on March 31 against the Milwaukee Brewers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kris Medlen, Baseball Players, Brandon Beachy, Mike Minor, Julio Teheran, J.D Martinez

The Greenville News

Garcia forces Braves to decide

Freddy Garcia bounced back from two rough outings, allowing two hits while pitching into the sixth inning Sunday as the Atlanta Braves beat a New York Mets' split-squad 4-1 on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kris Medlen, Freddie Freeman, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball

Sat Mar 22, 2014

Isportsweb.com

The Atlanta Braves are caught in the dreaded arms race

The Atlanta Braves announced on Saturday that twenty-three-year-old Julio Teheran will take to the mound on opening day against the Milwaukee Brewers, which was an inevitable decision for manager Fredi Gonzalez due to the injuries of several Braves starters.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kris Medlen, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Julio Teheran

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