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4 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Bob Brookover: One mistake was one too many for Lee and the Phillies

The night before Ryne Sandberg said the game begins with pitching and defense. Baseball, of course, is one of only two games - cricket is the other - in which the action is initiated by the defensive team, starting with the pitcher, but that's not what the Phillies manager was referencing.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Cliff Lee, Evan Gattis, Julio Teheran

14 hrs ago | Talking Chop

Gavin Floyd and the conflict with his incentives

Gavin Floyd has a lot of incentives to get on the mound as quickly as possible, but could that compromise the Braves plans for the latter half of the season? In reading the comment section on our post about David Hale being skipped, I came across a great post by cthabeerman .

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, David Hale, Alex Wood, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Talking Chop

Quick perspective on Ervin Santana's dominance Monday

It is no secret that Ervin Santana has dominated in his first two starts this season.

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

Teddy Never Wins

District Daily: Nationals News 4/15

Frandsen, however, started in left field for the third consecutive game Monday night in the series opener against the Marlins.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Wilson Ramos, Brandon Beachy, Mike Minor, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Ryan Zimmerman

Fri Apr 11, 2014

BleacherReport

Playing Fact or Fiction with All 30 MLB Team's Early-Season Records

As a fun way to put each team's early-season records into perspective, I extrapolated their current winning percentage out over a full 162 games in order to see how they would be projected to finish if they kept up their current pace.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Bronson Arroyo, Addison Reed, Brandon Beachy, Mike Minor, Anthony Rizzo

WUSA-TV Washington

Tommy John 'epidemic' mowing down MLB rosters

It would be easy to assemble an All-Star staff of pitchers who have excelled after Tommy John surgery, aces such as Adam Wainwright, Francisco Liriano and Stephen Strasburg, who returned from elbow It would be easy to assemble an All-Star staff of pitchers who have excelled after Tommy John surgery, aces such as Adam Wainwright, Francisco Liriano ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Moore, Baseball Players, Cory Gearrin, Brandon Beachy, Jarrod Parker, Bruce Rondon

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Washington Post

Braves continue to be the thorn in the Natsa side

Jordan Zimmermann and the Nationals lost two of three to the Braves in the teams' first series against each other this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Jordan Zimmermann, Mike Minor, Ryan Zimmerman

The Jackson Sun

Unlucky 13: Matt Moore latest to face Tommy John surgery

As the Tampa Bay Rays brace for the possibility of losing top-flight starter Matt Moore for the season due to ligament damage that will likely require Tommy John elbow surgery, baseball is again reminded of the devastating effect of these injuries.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Moore, Baseball Players, Tampa Bay Rays, Major League Baseball, Cory Gearrin, Brandon Beachy, Jarrod Parker

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Mets rally in 9th inning but fall 4-3 to Braves

New York Mets starting pitcher Zack Wheeler delivers in the first inning of the baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Atlanta.

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Related Topix: Sports, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Craig Kimbrel, Lucas Duda, Ruben Tejada, Major League Baseball, New York Mets

BleacherReport

Ervin Santana's Smooth Debut Proves He Belongs on Baseball's Best Starting Staff

When the Atlanta Braves signed Ervin Santana halfway through spring training, there were big expectations for the would-be ace pitcher.

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

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Mets' ninth-inning rally falls short

For Ervin Santana, throwing strike after strike was even better than a no-hitter -- especially when his impressive command came in his Atlanta debut.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Ruben Tejada, Jason Heyward, Freddie Freeman, Brandon Beachy

Tomahawk Take

Braves Vs. Mets Live Thread: Game 2

Mar 25, 2014; Lakeland, FL, USA; Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Ervin Santana reacts during the first inning against the Detroit Tigers at Joker Marchant Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Pedro Beato, Atlanta Braves, Detroit Tigers, New York Mets

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, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Jonny Venters, Freddie Freeman, Craig Kimbrel, Jason Heyward

Atlanta Braves

Santana heads into Braves debut prepared

Atlanta signed Santana to a one-year deal worth $14 million on March 12 in the aftermath of the news that starters Kris Medlen and Brandon Beachy both needed to undergo season-ending Tommy John surgery.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Pedro Beato, Zack Wheeler

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Bartolo Colon dominant, Mets shut out Braves, 4-0

Jose Valverde loaded the basses in the ninth before Jason Heyward flied to the warning track in center field to end it.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cory Gearrin, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Ruben Tejada, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Jason Heyward

ABC News

Bartolo Colon Dominant, Mets Shut out Braves, 4-0

Bartolo Colon combined with two relievers on an eight-hitter, Ruben Tejada drove in two runs with two hits and the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 4-0 on Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cory Gearrin, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Ruben Tejada, Jason Heyward, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball

SFGate

Major-league baseball news and notes, April 8

Infielder Omar Infante of the Royals is helped off the field by manager Ned Yost and trainers after being hit by a pitch in the head on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, A.J. Ellis

Chattanoogan.com

Ooltewah Softball Tops Cleveland, 15-3, In District Contest

Ooltewah softball won a District 5-AAA contest with Cleveland, 15-3, on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Tennessee High School Sports, High School Sports, Sports, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players

Chattanoogan.com

Braves' Reliever Cory Gearrin To Have Tommy John Surgery

Corey Gearrin will become the third Atlanta Braves pitcher in the past six weeks to undergo Tommy John surgery.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cory Gearrin, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Tennessee High School Sports, High School Sports

Amazin' Avenue

Series Preview: Mets vs. Braves, April 7-9, 2014

The Braves have multiple starting pitchers on the disabled list. Kris Medlen and Brandon Beachy are both out for the season because of Tommy John surgery, while Mike Minor is recovering from shoulder tendinitis.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Jason Heyward, Alex Wood

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