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Craig Kimbrel Wins Delivery Man of the Year Award
November 21st, 2013 at 10:35 PM
Craig Kimbrel added to his resume when MLB presented him with the Delivery Man of the Year award on Thursday. He's the first Atlanta Braves pitcher to win the award for the big leagues' best reliever. Kimbrel tied the Baltimore Orioles' Jim Johnson with 50 saves this season to lead the...

Freddy Garcia Sees First Action in Atlanta Braves Uniform
September 2nd, 2013 at 3:18 PM
Veteran pitcher Freddy Garcia, called up just hours earlier from Triple-A Gwinnett, made his first appearance for the Atlanta Braves Sunday, pitching 4 2/3 innings of scoreless baseball in a losing effort against the Miami Marlins. Miami won the game 7-0. After the Marlins torched starter Alex Wood for seven earned...

Atlanta Braves Acquire Freddy Garcia from Baltimore Orioles
August 23rd, 2013 at 4:14 PM
The Atlanta Braves, concerned with Brandon Beachy's health, have traded for Freddy Garcia from the Baltimore Orioles for cash considerations, multiple sources report. The 36-year-old righty struggled in Baltimore this season with a 5.77 ERA and 3-5 record before being optioned to Triple-A Norfolk in June. He performed much better in...

Former Atlanta Brave Phil Niekro Helping Baltimore Orioles Minor Leaguers Develop Knuckleball
August 12th, 2013 at 9:23 PM
Atlanta Braves Hall of Famer Phil Niekro is still busy at the age of 74. The ageless knuckleballer has found a home with the Baltimore Orioles in helping develop pitchers who utilize the pitch that made his career. Niekro is helping turn Orioles minor leaguers Zach Clark, Zach Staniewicz and Eddie Gamboa into full-time knuckleball...

David Ortiz Embarrasses Boston Red Sox with Ejection, Deserves Suspension: Video
July 28th, 2013 at 8:31 AM
The Boston Red Sox received a black eye in their 7-3 win over the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards Saturday night when David Ortiz pitched a fit and got ejected. See the idiocy in the video below. ***VIDEO1*** The discomfort in the at-bat started when Ortiz thought umpire Tim Timmons' strike one...

Most Major League Baseball Players Say Home Run Record Belongs to Barry Bonds
July 17th, 2013 at 6:38 PM
It's obviously a small sample size, but Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports took a poll of 15 Major League Baseball players at the All-Star Game asking whether Roger Maris or Barry Bonds held the single-season home run record, particularly with the pace Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis is on. Of...

Atlanta Braves Expected to Pursue Chicago Cubs Kevin Gregg
June 27th, 2013 at 6:01 PM
The Atlanta Braves, as previously noted, could use another veteran arm in their bullpen. Mark Bowman reports that the Braves are among several teams who are likely to try to trade with the Chicago Cubs for Kevin Gregg. Luis Avilan and Jordan Walden have held down the fort with the big...

Atlanta Braves Trade with Baltimore Orioles for Luis Ayala
April 10th, 2013 at 4:33 PM
The Atlanta Braves acquired right-handed relief pitcher Luis Ayala from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for minor league pitcher Chris Jones on Wednesday afternoon, braves.com reports. ***VIDEO1*** The 35-year-old Ayala has started sluggish with the Orioles this year, giving up two runs through two innings, but he has a 2.40 ERA in...

Baltimore Orioles, Jair Jurrjens Deal Still not Finalized
February 10th, 2013 at 3:15 PM
Former Atlanta Braves pitcher Jair Jurrjens can't seem to catch a break with his balky knee, as the Baltimore Orioles still have yet to finalize his one-year, $1.5 million contract, Roch Kubatko tweets. Kubatko reports that the Orioles are still in the process of Jurrjens' physical exam, noting the health of...

Major League Baseball Loses Legends of Earl Weaver and Stan Musial
January 19th, 2013 at 9:44 PM
Major League Baseball lost two of its legends when two Hall of Famers - former Baltimore Orioles manager Earl Weaver and former St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Stan Musial - passed away Saturday. Weaver died due to a heart attack Saturday morning on an Orioles fantasy cruise in the Caribbean, orioles.com reports. He...

Atlanta Braves Shut Out for Second Consecutive Game, Lose 2-0 to Baltimore Orioles
June 17th, 2012 at 9:26 PM
The Atlanta Braves' offense is ice cold. Despite a great pitching performance by Randall Delgado, the Braves were shut out for the second consecutive game in a 2-0 loss to the Baltimore Orioles. Delgado, who was roughed up a bit in his last start against the New York Yankees, had a...

Baltimore Orioles Shut Out Atlanta Braves After Brandon Beachy Exits with Elbow Injury
June 17th, 2012 at 12:35 AM
Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Brandon Beachy was coasting through the Baltimore Orioles lineup, but instead of talking about a potential Braves no-hit bid, Beachy was pulled and Orioles starter Jason Hammel nearly threw a no-hitter. Hammel threw a one-hitter in the Braves' 5-0 loss at Turner Field. Beachy sat down the first...

Andrelton Simmons Lifts Atlanta Braves Over Baltimore Orioles with Go-Ahead Home Run
June 16th, 2012 at 12:07 AM
In the two weeks since the Atlanta Braves called up Andrelton Simmons, he was widely expected to provide superior defense, but he has also provided some pop at the plate. He atoned for an error that led to a run with a go-ahead homer to snap the Braves' four-game losing...

Atlanta Braves to Give Brandon Beachy an Extra Day of Rest
June 12th, 2012 at 9:49 AM
The Atlanta Braves have been shuffling their rotation a bit lately with injuries and their pitchers needing additional rest. You can now add Brandon Beachy to that list. The Braves had intentions of pushing Beachy back to Friday's game against the Baltimore Orioles after Tim Hudson was skipped in the rotation due...

Baltimore Orioles Reportedly Looking into Tommy Hanson
January 3rd, 2012 at 8:58 PM
Baltimore Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette told Dan Connelly of the Baltimore Sun that while he wants to build the franchise around Adam Jones, he is still available. In the midst of the Orioles' lack of interest in Jair Jurrjens, they are now looking into a deal involving Atlanta...

Jair Jurrjens Goes The Distance, Leads Atlanta Braves Past Baltimore Orioles
July 1st, 2011 at 11:11 PM
Jair Jurrjens carried a no-hit bid into the seventh inning Friday night on his way to his first career shutout and second career complete game. He allowed only one hit to the Baltimore Orioles as the Atlanta Braves took the first game of a three-game series. The sure-shot All-Star pitcher struck out...