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Maddux, Glavine, Thomas voted to Hall of Fame

Maddux, Glavine, Thomas voted to Hall of Fame

NEW YORK, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Long-time Atlanta Braves pitching teammates Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine and slugger Frank Thomas have been voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Eric Nadel selected to receive baseball's Frick Award

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Eric Nadel, who has broadcast Texas Rangers games on radio since 1979, has been selected to receive the Baseball Hall of Fame Ford C. Frick Award.
Ex-managers Cox, La Russa, Torre elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Ex-managers Cox, La Russa, Torre elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Former managers Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa and Joe Torre were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame Monday in a unanimous vote by the Expansion Era Committee.

Managers Joe Torre, Tony LaRussa, Bobby Cox on Hall of Fame ballot

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y., Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Baseball managing greats Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox will be among the names on the next Hall of Fame ballot, HOF officials revealed Monday.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, May 21, 2013.
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Braves to retire Chipper Jones' number

Braves to retire Chipper Jones' number

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Feb. 19 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Braves said Tuesday they will retire third baseman Chipper Jones' number and induct him into the team's Hall of Fame.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, May 21, 2012.
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Gonzalez takes over Braves from Cox

Gonzalez takes over Braves from Cox

ATLANTA, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Fredi Gonzalez has been formally tapped to replace Bobby Cox as manager of the Atlanta Braves, the National League team said Wednesday.
Braves lose Infante to broken left hand

Braves lose Infante to broken left hand

ATLANTA, May 21 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Braves have lost leadoff hitter Omar Infante for six to eight weeks because of a broken bone in his left hand.

MLB: Atlanta 4, Toronto 0

TORONTO, June 27 (UPI) -- Jair Jurrjens and Mike Gonzalez combined on a three-hitter Friday and Mark Teixeira drove in three runs, giving Atlanta a 4-0 victory over Toronto.

Braves extend Bobby Cox deal for 1 year

ATLANTA, May 23 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Braves Friday signed their 67-year-old manager, Bobby Cox, to a one-year contract extension.

MLB: Atlanta 6, N.Y. Mets 3

NEW YORK, April 25 (UPI) -- Kelly Johnson put Atlanta in front with a two-run homer in the sixth Friday and had four RBI for the game in leading the Braves past the New York Mets 6-3.

MLB: Pittsburgh 4, Atlanta 3 (10 inn.)

ATLANTA, April 4 (UPI) -- Xavier Nady singled in Nyjer Morgan with two out in the 10th inning Thursday, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates a wild 4-3 win over Atlanta.

Javy Lopez retires from baseball

VIERA, Fla., March 22 (UPI) -- Three-time All-Star catcher Javy Lopez Saturday retired from major league baseball.

Atlanta pitcher Hampton has a groin strain

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., March 7 (UPI) -- Ace Atlanta Braves pitcher Mike Hampton suffered a right groin strain Friday.

MLB: Milwaukee 4, Atlanta 1

ATLANTA, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Joe Dillon drove in the winning run Friday night with a bases-loaded walk in the eighth inning, as the Milwaukee Brewers beat Atlanta, 4-1.

Braves sign Julio Franco

ATLANTA, July 18 (UPI) -- Julio Franco signed a free agent contract Wednesday with the Atlanta Braves.

Braves put Chipper Jones on the DL

ATLANTA, June 2 (UPI) -- Atlanta third baseman Chipper Jones has gone on the 15-day disabled list with a sore right hand.

MLB: Atlanta 2, Milwaukee 1

MILWAUKEE, May 28 (UPI) -- Andruw Jones hit his 350th career home run Monday afternoon as the Atlanta Braves nipped the Milwaukee Brewers, 2-1.

Braves put Lerew on the DL

BOSTON, May 20 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Braves Sunday placed rookie right-hander Anthony Lerew on the 15-day disabled list with ulnar neuritis. The move came a day after Lerew surrendered three earned runs and five hits in two innings of a 13-3 loss at Boston and departed after comp

MLB: Atlanta 8, Chicago Cubs 6

ATLANTA, April 19 (UPI) -- Jeff Francoeur hit a three-run home run Wednesday to spearhead the Atlanta Braves' 8-6 victory over the Chicago Cubs.

Braves sign pitcher Mark Redman

ATLANTA, March 9 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Braves Friday signed veteran southpaw Mark Redman to a minor league contract. Redman could make the major league roster in spring training as a replacement for Mike Hampton, who will miss at least two months with a muscle strain in his left si

Schlotzsky's sold again, no layoffs

ATLANTA, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Atlanta's Roark Capital Group has bought Schlotzsky's Ltd., a 35-year-old fast-food sandwich shop chain based in Austin, Texas.

Girardi, Leyland are managers of the year

NEW YORK, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Joe Girardi, fired after leading the Florida Marlins to a 78-84 record, was voted baseball's National League manager of the year.
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