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6 hrs ago | Major League Baseball

Braves strengthen bench by acquiring Bonifacio

As one of the most eventful non-waiver Trade Deadline days unfolded, Braves general manager Frank Wren and his top scouts spent Thursday monitoring the events and evaluating how they might improve their club while working with essentially zero financial flexibility.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Emilio Bonifacio, Major League Baseball

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Lasorda's Lair

First Place Dodgers Return Home to Host Atlanta

Jun 26, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Josh Beckett in the second inning of the game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Dodger Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, National League East, Los Angeles Dodgers, Brandon Beachy

Rant Sports

Atlanta Braves' Lack Of Trade Deadline Aggression Will Prove Costly

It's not because the Braves don't compete. They do. It's not because Atlanta, dubbed "the team of the 90s", doesn't win division titles on a regular basis.

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

Talking Chop

Braves Daily News Digest: 7/29

After notching 10+ Ks in his last appearance, Ervin Santana repeated the feat yesterday, striking out 11 and walking none over 8 innings of excellent work against the Padres and their light-hitting bats.

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Related Topix: Sports, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Evan Gattis, Andrelton Simmons, Jason Heyward, Andrew Miller

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Los Angeles Dodgers

Beckett seeks return to form against Braves

With the Dodgers reportedly considering a trade for a front-line starting pitcher to strengthen their rotation, Josh Beckett will try to prove Tuesday that Los Angeles already has four starters it can count on in the playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Dan Haren, National League, Major League Baseball, Yasiel Puig, Matt Kemp

Sun Jul 27, 2014

CBS Sports

Braves looking at Boston's Miller, other lefties

The Braves are believed to be looking closely at lefty Andrew Miller of the Red Sox as their prime bullpen target, with some other lefties in the mix.

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Related Topix: Sports, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Andrew Miller

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Tomahawk Take

Gattis Returning: Make Way for the Bear

Probably about the same moment that I hit the 'publish' button on this piece, the Braves will announce that catcher Evan Gattis will be activated from the disabled list and penciled into the lineup for tonight's tilt against the Marlins at Turner Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jonny Venters, Baseball Players, Cory Gearrin, Brandon Beachy, Evan Gattis

Talking Chop

Braves Daily News Digest: 7/21

With Dan Uggla officially out of Atlanta, the starting job at second-base is essentially Tommy La Stella's to lose.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Dan Uggla, Jason Heyward

CBS Local

No Obvious Path for Braves as Trade Deadline Approaches

With NL contenders like San Francisco, St. Louis, Los Angeles, and others ready to make a deal, the Braves general manager has a team in a less clearly defined position.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, National League, Major League Baseball, Jason Heyward, Andrelton Simmons

Tomahawk Take

Julio Teheran: Atlanta Braves Staff Ace

One of the best stories from the first half of the 2014 Braves season has been Julio Teheran 's development into the staff "ace".

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Related Topix: Sports, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Julio Teheran, Atlanta Braves

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Tomahawk Take

Braves Draft Picks 21 Signed or Is that 23

The final day to sign players chosen in the June draft passed quietly for the Braves They selected 40 players and this morning Joe Morgan reported 21 signed .

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Tifton Gazette

Column: To watch Atlanta, you have to brave the Braves

Thoughts keep me up at night. They keep everybody up, so we probably have that in common.

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

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Newsday

The Tommy John surgery crisis: Could a six-man rotation be the answer?

Maybe NBP , with its six-man rotations allowing for additional rest, is the better model for keeping pitchers healthy over the course of a six-month season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Masahiro Tanaka, Baseball Players, Ivan Nova, Matt Harvey, Daisuke Matsuzaka, Brandon Beachy, Opinion

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Rant Sports

Aaron Harang Has Been Most Valuable Pitcher For Atlanta Braves

Remember when Kris Medlen and Brandon Beachy were lost for the season for the Atlanta Braves ? When that happened, Julio Teheran was named the hands-down No.

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Related Topix: Sports, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Julio Teheran

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Talking Chop

Braves Daily Digest: 7/9

Rookie right-hander Jacob deGrom entered the game last night with a 1-5 record, but pitched much better than that stat represents.

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Related Topix: Sports, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Jacob deGrom, Julio Teheran, Luis Valbuena

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Rant Sports

Atlanta Braves Rumors: Jake Peavy a Logical Target

There are two teams battling for Boston Red Sox starter Jake Peavy and both are in desperate need of an added starter for the push to the postseason.

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Related Topix: Sports, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, St. Louis Cardinals

Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Stretched too far, younger pitchers need Tommy John

He became part of a growing number of youth pitchers who have had the surgery, a phenomenon some sports medicine professionals believe is impacting the major leagues.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Adam Wainwright, Jason Motte, Luke Hochevar, Brandon Beachy, Little League

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