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Topeka Capital-Journal Mar 26, 2015

Former Kansas City Royal catcher John Buck announces retirement

ATLANTA — John Buck, an 11-year major league veteran who was attempting to land a job with the Atlanta Braves as a backup catcher, has retired. The 34-year-old, an All-Star in 2010 with Toronto, hit 134 home runs with seven big league teams. He hit .225 in 32 games with Seattle and the Los Angeles Angels last year after playing for the New York Mets and Pittsburgh in 2013. He says he wants to spend more time with his family. He hit .320 with one homer in 25 at-bats for the Braves in spring training. read more
philly.com Mar 25, 2015

Gonzalez shows signs that he could contribute to Phillies

Minor leaguer Severino Gonzalez has a solid outing against the Braves, could be relied upon for a late-season call-up.
philly.com Mar 24, 2015

Phillies 5, Braves 3

The Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves, 5-3, Tuesday, March 24, 2015 in Kissimmee, Fla.
CSN Washington Mar 24, 2015

Braves, Marlins miss out on Cuban star Hector Olivera

Though both the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins had been in talks with Hector Olivera recently, the Cuban infielder has decided to sign instead with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
CSN Washington Mar 21, 2015

Nationals beat Marlins and Braves in split-squad games

The Nationals picked up wins in both of Saturday's split-squad games -- against the Marlins and the Braves. Things got chippy between pitchers in the first.
CSN Washington Mar 19, 2015

Report: Braves are short of Cuban star's contract demands

The Atlanta Braves appear to have significant interest in Cuban star Hector Olivera, but they may be short of his contract demands.
Newark Star-Ledger Mar 18, 2015

Yankees vs. Atlanta Braves: 5 things to watch Wednesday

Tanaka will likely throw around 45 pitches against the Braves
Another Solid Outing for Clay Buchholz Against Braves

Another Solid Outing for Clay Buchholz Against Braves

After several days of nothing but bad news related to the Red Sox starting rotation, Clay Buchholz had another decent start Tuesday as his solid spring continues.
Newark Star-Ledger Mar 13, 2015

Mets spring training: Handicapping the left-handed reliever competition and 4 things we learned in win over Atlanta Braves

The Mets beat the Braves 13-2, scoring in double-digits for a second straight day. Jon Niese had an easy three-plus innings and Wilmer Flores homered.
Grand Rapids Press Mar 13, 2015

Tigers 12, Braves 2: Shane Greene rebounds as Detroit rides five-run first inning to victory over Atlanta

Newly acquired starting pitcher Shane Greene made a terrible first impression in his Tigers debut earlier this week. Safe to say he changed at least a few minds Friday. Watch video LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Shane Greene made a terrible first impression in his Tigers debut earlier this week. Safe to say he changed at least a few minds Friday. Backed by an early five-run lead, Greene retired all nine batters he faced in order in Detroit's 12-2 win over the split-squad Atlanta Braves at Champion Stadium. After allowing three runs and six hits over...
Grand Rapids Press Mar 13, 2015
Open thread: Detroit Tigers at Atlanta Braves, split squad (chat)

Open thread: Detroit Tigers at Atlanta Braves, split squad (chat)

Shortstop Jose Iglesias has been tabbed todays designated hitter. It marks the first time this spring hes been asked to play in back-to-back games. First pitch is set for 1:05 p.m. There will be NO IN-GAME UPDATES. Please join the conversation in the comments section. If you're viewing this on a mobile device, click here. // // ]]> Who: Detroit Tigers (5-6) at Atlanta Braves, split squad (3-6-1) Where: Champion Stadium in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. First pitch: 1:05 p.m. Television: Not available Radio: WXYT 1270 Twitter: Follow James Schmehl -- Download the...

Friday's Mets-Braves lineups

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Here are the lineups for Friday's 1:10 p.m. Grapefruit League game between the Mets and Atlanta Braves at Tradition Field (SNY). Mets Curtis Granderson, dh Wilmer Flores, ss David Wright, 3b Kirk Nieuwenhuis, rf John Mayberry Jr., lf Travis d'Arnaud, c Eric Campbell, 1b Matt den Dekker, cf Ruben Tejada, 2b Jonathon Niese, lhp Braves Manny Banuelos, lhp
Newark Star-Ledger Mar 10, 2015

Mets spring training: Bartolo Colon's second start and 4 things we learned in loss at Atlanta Braves

The Mets dropped under .500 (Relax, it's spring and the results don't matter) with a 3-2 loss to the Braves here at Champion Stadium.

Braves 3, Mets 2: Freddie a nightmare

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Freddie Freeman is a thorn in the Mets’ side even when the games do not really count. Freeman bashed a three-run homer against Bartolo Colon in the third inning and the Atlanta Braves held on for a 3-2 win against the Mets on Tuesday at ESPN Wide World of Sports. Freddie Freeman #5 1BAtlanta Braves 2014 STATS GM162 HR18 RBI78 R93 OBP.386 AVG.288Freeman has a career .313 average with 13 homers and 59 RBIs in 268 regular-season at-bats against the Mets.

Tuesday's Mets-Braves lineups

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Here are the lineups for Tuesday's 1:05 p.m. Grapefruit League game between the Mets and Atlanta Braves at ESPN Wide World of Sports. Travis d'Arnaud returns after departing Sunday's game with a sliced left ring finger. Alex Castellanos also returns to the field after pinch-hitting Monday. He was struck in the right hand Friday. Mets Juan Lagares, cf Kirk Nieuwenhuis, lf Wilmer Flores, ss John Mayberry Jr., dh d'Arnaud, c Eric Campbell, 1b Castellanos, 3b Cesar Puello, rf Dilson Herrera, 2b Bartolo Colon, rhp Braves Mallex Smith, cf Phil Gosselin, 3b Freddie...

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