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Gwinnett Braves snap skid, earn first home victory of 2014

The G-Braves avoided a dubious distinction thanks to Monday night's victory over the visiting Norfolk Tides

Durham spoils opening Gwinnett Braves home series with sweep

Durham defeated Gwinnett 3-1 on Sunday, spoiling the G-Braves' first home series of 2014

Bulls take first two games of opening home series

Gwinnett Braves battle Durham in second of four games

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Braves drop first home series of season to Mets

Left fielder Eric Young Jr. was the perfect table-setter at the top of the New York Mets lineup on Thursday night.

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Braves shut out by Mets in home opener

Bartolo Colon, who turns 41 in May, didn’t allow a runner past second bases over seven innings as the New York Mets spoiled the Atlanta Braves’ home opener and the Aaron festivities with a 4-0 victory Tuesday night before an announced sellout crowd of 47,144 at Turner Field.

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North's Blackmon sets MLB record in 6-for-6 performance

Don’t expect Charlie Blackmon to shave any time soon. The beard he grew over the winter has been pretty lucky so far.

MINOR LEAGUE NOTES: Francoeur has big first game with Chihuahuas

Jeff Francoeur hadn’t been a part of a minor league opening day since 2005 and he would have obviously preferred to still be in the majors this time.

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Williams responding to benching

Former South standout giving Hawks quality minutes again

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Blackmon building on 2013 with Rockies

A look at Gwinnett players in the big leagues

Gearrin on DL, Buchter brought back

More injuries for ravaged Atlanta Braves

Wood told he made Indians in unique way

Wood told on mound he made the bigs

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BRAVES PREVIEW: Braves try to put bad spring behind them

Team not conceding NL East to Nationals

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McCann settles in for life with Yankees

Duluth native ready for first season away from home

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Braves prospect Graham hoping to make up for lost 2013 season

J.R. Graham was on a rapid rise through the Braves farm system until an injury shut down his 2013 season before it got going

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Braves like second baseman of the future, if he can stay healthy

Braves prospect LaStella has hit at all levels throughout his career, but has struggled to stay on the field

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Brookwood grad Sims ready to get back on fast track to Gwinnett, majors

Brookwood product Lucas Sims is ranked as the Atlanta Braves top prospect entering the season

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Top Braves prospect Bethancourt just a few hits from Atlanta

Offense continues to improve for Bethancourt, already considered ready for the major leagues defensively

Son of Braves general manager Wren gets off to fast start in pro career

Georgia Tech product Kyle Wren is coming off an exceptional 2013 season in the Atlanta Braves minor league system

Atlanta Braves top prospect rankings

A look at the current rankings of the Atlanta Braves’ top prospects

Harang debuts as Braves drop Florida finale

Aaron Harang’s debut with the Atlanta Braves went well for four innings. Then it didn’t.

Teheran sharp in final tune-up for Braves opener

The right-hander struck out nine over six solid innings in his final tune-up for the Atlanta Braves, finishing spring training with a 1.80 ERA.

Parkview grad Francoeur, cut by Indians, quickly signed by Padres

Jeff Francoeur had a solid spring with the Indians, resulting in a new opportunity with the Padres

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Garcia not pleased with Braves’ decision; Atlanta hopes Harang is the veteran answer

Atlanta making moves to boost its young pitching staff, especially early in the season

Braves send Constanza, Terdoslavich to Gwinnett

The Atlanta Braves sent two familiar players down to the Gwinnett Braves this week

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Gearrin hurt as Braves rout Tigers 12-3

Injuries continue to pile up on Braves pitchers

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Francoeur released from Indians

Jeff Francoeur had a solid spring with the Cleveland Indians, but not a good enough one to earn a major league spot.

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Teheran officially named Atlanta Braves' opening-day starter

Freeman, who hit .319 with 109 RBIs last season, was 4 for 4, Andrelton Simmons and Dan Uggla each homered and the Braves defeated the Boston Red Sox 6-3 on Saturday.

G-Braves starting to take shape after cuts

The Gwinnett lineup used for an exhibition game against Toledo on Thursday could be fairly close to what the G-Braves will look like when they open the International League season at Durham on April 3.

Santana debuts, Beachy officially exits for Atlanta Braves

Ervin Santana made his spring debut on the day it was announced that Brandon Beachy had decided to have his second Tommy John operation performed by a different surgeon.

Hale shaky as Braves fall to Yankees 7-0

The Atlanta Braves dropped to 8-13-3 for the spring as they lost to the New York Yankees 7-0 on Wednesday at Champion Stadium in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

Medlen opts for surgery while fellow Braves pitcher Beachy holds off

The Atlanta Braves’ Medlen undergoes second Tommy John procedure, but Beach seeks second opinion

BRAVES NOTES: Uggla finding his groove at the plate

Spring training news and notes from the Atlanta Braves camp

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Florida barely holds off Kentucky for SEC title

Florida beat Kentucky 61-60 to win the SEC tournament on Sunday at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.

BRAVES NOTEBOOK: Beachy may need another elbow surgery, too

After Brandon Beachy had to cut his third spring start short on Monday, the right-hander insisted that he wasn’t worried about having a major problem with his surgically repaired elbow.

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No. 1 Florida shuts down Vols in second half

The Gators held Tennessee to one basket for the final 12 minutes and extended its winning streak to 25 games with a 56-49 victory in the Southeastern Conference semifinals Saturday at the Georgia Dome.

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Kentucky bursts Georgia bubble

Georgia never led in the 70-58 loss before a roaring crowd of 20,330 sporting mostly Kentucky blue and white.

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Kentucky gets back on track with win over LSU

Kentucky 85, LSU 67

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Vols try to end Florida streak in SEC semifinals

Tennessee beats South Carolina in the SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament in Atlanta. They will face Florida in the semis on Saturday.

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No. 1 Florida men's basketball team overpowers Missouri in SEC Tournament

The No. 1-ranked Florida Gators pulled away in the second half Friday for an easy victory over Missouri in the SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament quarterfinals

Georgia Bulldogs seek respect, NCAA basketball bid

Georgia coach Mark Fox is tired of his Bulldogs not getting any respect. Kentucky, which tied with Georgia for second place in the SEC with a 12-6 record, is considered a lock for the NCAA Tournament. The Bulldogs, in contrast, are not even listed as on the bubble.

SEC ROUNDUP: Missouri tries to end streak of No. 1 Florida

At least Missouri will be very familiar with playing in the Georgia Dome when the Tigers face top-ranked Florida in the first SEC Tournament quarterfinal game today.

Braves lose to Cardinals 11-0

When Freddy Garcia retired the first 15 batters he faced this spring, it looked like the veteran right-hander might be ready to follow up his success of late last season.

Braves win twice as Freeman, Gattis homer

Freddie Freeman and Evan Gattis homered for the first time this spring

Braves open wallet to sign Santana after string of injuries to starting pitchers

Free agent Ervin Santana reached a deal with the Atlanta Braves to join the starting rotation

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BRAVES NOTES: Braves scramble with Medlen injury

Teheran continues scoreless streak in win

BRAVES NOTES: Heyward heats up early with five straight hits

Garcia takes a pounding, Wood sharp, Minor returning

Teheran works out of jams in Braves win

Julio Teheran wasn’t as sharp as he’d been in his first spring start, but he kept the Washington Nationals scoreless again.

Beachy tosses three hitless innings as Braves tie

Brandon Beachy, trying to put his elbow problems completely in the past, didn’t allow a hit over three scoreless innings in his second spring start Wednesday.

Braves beat Nationals 8-4 in preseason

The Atlanta Braves finally have a Grapefruit League victory, thanks in part to a gift by the National League East-rival Washington Nationals.

Braves' Uggla back after miserable 2013

Dan Uggla was mad and embarrassed. How could he not feel that way? He wanted a chance to redeem himself in the postseason last year and didn’t get it.