| Aug 9, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Running off at the typewriter. . . .
Gotta give Dwight Howard credit for one of the great Twitter comeback lines of all-time. A woman named Brittni chided Dwight earlier this week with a tweet that said, "You ain't never getting a ring." Howard,...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 7:31 PM
A fan died from injuries sustained in a fall at Candlestick Park in San Francisco on Sunday afternoon during the 49ers-Green Bay Packers game, according to multiple reports.
San Francisco police said witnesses saw a man who appeared to be intoxicated...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 1:37 PM
ATLANTA -- In an effort to make room on the 25-man major league roster for starting pitcher Henderson Alvarez, the Miami Marlins optioned right-hander Tom Koehler to Triple-A New Orleans on Thursday.
Alvarez, who came to the Marlins in last November's...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 7:36 AM
Giancarlo Stanton, a slugging outfielder from Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, didn't make the majors because of his defense, but on Thursday night he did make a diving catch that helped the Miami Marlins pull out a 4-3 victory over the Braves at...
| May 18, 2013
| 1:09 PM
Jake "The Snake" Roberts, a former WWF star wrestler from 1980s and '90s, turned up at the Braves-Dodgers game on Friday night to lead the Turner Field crowd in the traditional singing of "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" during the seventh-inning stretch....
| Oct 5, 2012
| 8:04 PM
ATLANTA — The farewell tour is over for Chipper Jones.
It's time that we begin another one — this time for the concept of six-man crews in the playoffs. They have to go, as Sam Holbrook demonstrated in the first game of the 2012 postseason....
| Apr 8, 2013
| 4:29 PM
In a round-about way, Roy Halladay complained about the communication between him and catcher Erik Kratz. Kratz knew nothing about the pitcher’s frustrations. Manager Charlie Manuelsaid Halladay didn’t voice his concerns to him. Yet when...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 12:25 PM
Across from Turner Field, the home of the Braves, a parking lot sits on the old site of Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium. The concrete outer facade of the stadium is still there, and there is brick to outline of the old field. Metal squares show where the...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 9:28 PM
ATLANTA – Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz's outing on Friday night came down to one batter — and specifically one pitch — against a rookie shortstop playing in just his 12th game in the major leagues. Matusz spent most of the night...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 4:36 PM
– Orioles third baseman Wilson Betemit began his big-league career with the Braves, spending parts of four seasons as the organization's shortstop of the future.
Six organizations later, Betemit returns to Atlanta for the third time since he was...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 7:04 PM
This has been Orioles rookie Wei-Yin Chen's first foray into interleague play, where American League pitchers are forced to bat in National League parks, but the Taiwanese left-hander has already seen enough to know he's not a fan.