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  • Braves add speed, left-handed arm

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Atlanta Braves - INSIDE PITCH LOS ANGELES -- Outfielder Emilio Bonifacio and reliever James Russell are expected to join the Atlanta Braves when the club plays a three-game series this weekend in San Diego against...
  • Gonzalez doesn't want to be involved in trade talks

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Atlanta Braves LOS ANGELES -- Manager Fredi Gonzalez said Wednesday he has tried to ignore much of the speculation swirling before Thursday's trade deadline. One can't believe everything one hears and reads, Gonzalez...
  • Dodgers get best of Braves' Harang

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Atlanta Braves LOS ANGELES -- Aaron Harang has been a shot in the arm for the Atlanta Braves rotation. Although he didn't have a bad outing in his first meeting against the Los Angeles Dodgers, a team he pitched for...
  • Lake Brantley graduate itches to return to Braves after 2nd elbow surgery

    Lake Brantley graduate itches to return to Braves after 2nd elbow surgery
    Spring training is a time for renewed beginnings, preparing for a season of endless possibilities, all in a relaxed atmosphere. When Jonny Venters took the mound for a game last spring against the Detroit Tigers in Lakeland, a week before opening day,...
  • Meet Jonny Venters

    Meet Jonny Venters
    Who: Atlanta Braves left-handed reliever Birthdate: March 20, 1985 Age: 28 High school: Lake Brantley College: Indian River Community College Drafted: 30th round in 2003 Ht., wt.: 6 feet 3, 195 pounds Career stats: 230 games (all in relief),...
  • It's time to gaze at All-Stars

    Every team has its guy — a fringe candidate it believes should be recognized as an All-Star. For the Rays, it's Kyle Farnsworth, the journeyman reliever manager Joe Maddon refuses to call his closer, even though he entered the weekend 15 of 16 in...
  • Pineda Struggles as Mariners Lose to Braves, 5-4

    Pineda Struggles as Mariners Lose to Braves, 5-4
    Jack Cust, who hadn't started a game in two weeks, busted out of a season-long slump with a home run and double, but the Mariners still couldn't come up with quite enough offense Tuesday in a 5-4 loss to the Braves. Despite the boost from their long-lost...
  • Mariners can't avoid sweep to the Braves, fall 5-3

    Mariners can't avoid sweep to the Braves, fall 5-3
    Mariners can't avoid a sweep to the Braves. Even with Felix Hernandez on the mound, Seattle falls 5-3. MARINERS NOTES: • Dustin Ackley’s home run against left-hander Jonny Venters was the first extra-base hit by a left-handed hitter against...
  • Whispers

    CC Sabathia, who joins Justin Verlander on the list of pitchers ruled out of the All-Star Game because they are set to work next Sunday, says he would rather go to the Bahamas on vacation than Phoenix. The bet is he'll be there anyway. … Sabathia...
  • Power rankings: No. 8 Braves

    Power rankings: No. 8 Braves
    No. 8 Braves: 23rd in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Phillies. Isn't every action supposed to bring an equal opposite reaction? Frank Wren must not have gotten the message. While the Red Sox's 7-20 September led to sweeping changes...
  • Pen still mighty for Yankees

    As much fun as it would be to see the Brewers and Tigers create havoc in October, this is shaping up as a postseason that will be low on surprises. The three best teams entering the playoffs are likely to be the Yankees, Phillies and Red Sox, in that...