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  1. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 31, 2015, 7:34 AM EDT

    Jason Castro

    In a night of several walkoffs — including a walkoff walk — Jason Castro had the biggest, helping Houston complete the sweep of the Angels.

  2. Chris Johnson hopes the Braves trade him soon

    Jul 21, 2015, 11:08 PM EDT

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    Atlanta’s Chris Johnson has drawn only 16 starts this season at third base and 10 at third base, and he’s batting .241/.282/.319 in 124 plate appearances when he does play. He wants a change of scenery …

  3. Jon Lester loses his no-hitter with no outs in the eighth inning

    Jul 18, 2015, 9:20 PM EDT

    Jon Lester

    Jon Lester and a scorer at Turner Field have teamed up to no-hit the Braves through six innings.

  4. Freddie Freeman won’t return this month from wrist injury

    Jul 15, 2015, 6:24 PM EDT

    Freddie Freeman

    Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman had been expected to return from his right wrist contusion immediately after the All-Star break, but it’s not going to play out that way for the 25-year-old.

  5. Report: Braves, Indians, discussed swap of Chris Johnson, Nick Swisher

    Jul 12, 2015, 8:35 PM EDT

    Nick Swisher

    The Braves and Indians discussed a swap of injured, underperforming veterans back in June, but money became an issue.

  6. Report: The Braves continue to shop Chris Johnson

    Jul 4, 2015, 9:25 PM EDT

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    The Braves are trying to shop an expensive, ineffective Chris Johnson.

  7. Breaking down the Braves-Dodgers trade

    May 27, 2015, 9:10 AM EDT

    MIAMI GARDENS, FL - APRIL 26: Juan Uribe #5 of the Los Angeles Dodgers looks on during a game against the Florida Marlins at Sun Life Stadium on April 26, 2011 in Miami Gardens, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

    No real clear winner, no real clear loser. Indeed, in this trade, that’s almost beside the point.

  8. The Braves are trying to trade Alberto Callaspo

    May 25, 2015, 11:31 PM EDT

    NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 23:  Alberto Callaspo #1 of the Atlanta Braves walks back to the dugout after striking out in the eighth inning against the New York Mets at Citi Field on April 23, 2015 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

    After signing a one-year, $3 million deal with the Braves, Callaspo is batting just .206 with one home run and a .545 OPS over 123 plate appearances this season.

  9. Phil Gosselin needs thumb surgery, out 6-8 weeks

    May 18, 2015, 5:01 PM EDT

    Phil Gosselin, Andrelton Simmons

    Gosselin has played well in a part-time role this season.

  10. Braves place Chris Johnson on DL with hand fracture; call up right-hander Mike Foltynewicz

    Apr 30, 2015, 10:46 PM EDT

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    Chris Johnson suffered a left hand fracture Thursday and was placed on the disabled list. Mike Foltynewicz will take his place on the active roster and is set to join the starting rotation Friday against the Reds.

  11. Video: Andrelton Simmons made a ridiculous throw from shallow left field

    Apr 11, 2015, 9:55 AM EDT

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    Andrelton Simmons doing Andrelton Simmons things.

  12. 2015 Preview: Atlanta Braves

    Mar 27, 2015, 12:00 PM EDT

    Wandy Rodriguez

    The Braves had one of the stranger off-seasons, both adding and subtracting players while also attempting to rebuild. How bad will they be in 2015?

  13. Danny Espinosa is giving up switch hitting

    Feb 8, 2015, 6:05 PM EDT

    Danny Espinosa

    Danny Espinosa will bat right-handed exclusively in 2015.

  14. The Giants have talked to the Braves about a trade for Justin Upton and Chris Johnson

    Dec 9, 2014, 8:53 PM EDT

    Justin Upton

    It’s a decent match on paper, but neither club is “overly optimistic” that a deal will ultimately get done.

  15. UPDATE: Frank Wren likely to be fired by the Braves, Fredi Gonzalez likely to stay

    Sep 22, 2014, 10:31 AM EDT

    Fredi Gonzalez

    It looks like Frank Wren is gonna take the fall for the Braves’ collapse.

  16. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 28, 2014, 6:32 AM EDT

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    The Dodgers sweep their rivals in San Francisco, the Rays complain about Big Papi and I complain about Southwest Airlines messing with my kids’ vacation.

  17. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 21, 2014, 5:03 AM EDT

    Mike Trout Bow and Arrow

    You never shoot your arrows . . . when you’re sitting at the table. There’ll be time enough for shootin’ . . . when the game is done.

  18. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 14, 2014, 6:00 AM EDT

    Jacob deGrom

    The last baseball that counts for a few days. Enjoy it, folks.

  19. The umpires let the Mets challenge a “neighborhood play” last night. They’re not supposed to do that.

    Jul 8, 2014, 9:16 AM EDT

    Neighborhood play

    Hey, here’s a neat idea: let’s challenge non-challengable plays to see if they should be challenged! Could be cool?

  20. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 10, 2014, 6:28 AM EDT

    Lonnie Chisenhall

    Lonnie Chisenhall went 5 for 5 with 3 home runs and 9 RBI. Mercy.

  21. Chris Johnson was removed from Friday’s game after throwing a tantrum

    May 24, 2014, 10:17 AM EDT

    Chris Johnson Getty

    Braves third baseman Chris Johnson has had a problem keeping his emotions in check.

  22. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    May 20, 2014, 6:31 AM EDT

    Indians walkoff

    Two wins for Ohio teams, both in extra innings, both games decided by homers. Ohio is clearly the home of magical performers turning in clutch performances.

  23. Brian McCann and Carlos Gomez are now friends

    May 9, 2014, 6:55 PM EDT

    Crols Gomez Brian McCann

    Once enemies, Carlos Gomez and Brian McCann are now friends.

  24. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    May 6, 2014, 6:40 AM EDT

    Twins Celebrate

    Four shutouts headlined Monday night’s action

  25. Braves announce contract extension with Chris Johnson

    May 2, 2014, 1:35 PM EDT

    chris johnson getty

    Making official what was reported last night, the Braves and third baseman Chris Johnson have agreed to a three-year, $23.5 million contract extension that includes a $10 million team option for 2018.

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