Braves shake up coaching staff

ATLANTA, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Atlanta has made a number of coaching moves for next season, including replacing third base coach Fredi Gonzalez, who was named Florida manager Tuesday.

MLB: Atlanta 5, N.Y. Mets 0

NEW YORK, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Chuck James gave up only one hit over eight innings Monday to pitch the Atlanta Braves to a 5-0 victory over the New York Mets.

MLB: Atlanta 6, Cincinnati 4

CINCINNATI, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Andruw Jones and Matt Diaz hit solo home runs Sunday afternoon as Atlanta rallied to beat Cincinnati, 6-4.

MLB: Atlanta 10, San Diego 5

SAN DIEGO, July 16 (UPI) -- Chipper Jones had a two-run homer Sunday to tie a major league record with an extra-base hit in his 14th straight game, as Atlanta beat San Diego, 10-5.

MLB: Atlanta 14, San Francisco 6

SAN FRANSCISCO, Calif., April 8 (UPI) -- Ryan Langerhans had three hits and five RBI Friday night as Atlanta beat the San Francisco Giants, 14-6.

Ned Yost gets contract extension

MILWAUKEE, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Milwaukee Brewers Manager Ned Yost Saturday signed a two-year contract extension.

Baseball's top managers named

NEW YORK, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Bobby Cox of Atlanta and Jose Guillen of the Chicago White Sox Wednesday were named Managers of the Year for the American and National Leagues respectively.

Yankees, Mazzone end talks

NEW YORK, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Leo Mazzone broke off talks with the New York Yankees late Wednesday.

Estrada hit with three-game suspension

NEW YORK, July 15 (UPI) -- Catcher Johnny Estrada of the Atlanta Braves has been suspended three games and fined for inappropriate conduct in a game against Florida on June 30.

MLB: Florida 6, Atlanta 2

MIAMI, July 1 (UPI) -- Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run homer Thursday night to key a 6-2 win by the Florida Marlins over the Atlanta Braves.

Brower signs with Braves

ATLANTA, June 16 (UPI) -- Reliever Jim Brower signed with the Atlanta Braves late Wednesday. The 32-year-old right-hander had been released by the San Francisco Giants Sunday.

Braves send Colon to minors

ATLANTA, June 12 (UPI) -- Atlanta Braves reliever Ramon Colon, who had struggled, was sent back to the minor leagues on Sunday.

Braves lose Estrada for four games

ATLANTA, June 7 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Braves will be without catcher Johnny Estrada for at least four games because of injuries he suffered Monday night in a collision.

MLB: Atlanta 11, Philadelphia 4

PHILADELPHIA, April 15 (UPI) -- Two solo homers each by Raul Mondesi and Rafael Furcal Friday night helped give Atlanta an 11-4 victory over Philadelphia

Cox, Showalter named top managers

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Bobby Cox and Bucky Showalter have been named the major leagues' top managers for 2004, it was announced Wednesday.

Furcal's celebration must be brief

ATLANTA, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Rafael Furcal became a playoff hero Thursday night, but was not able to celebrate too long.

MLB: Atlanta 6, N.Y. Mets 3

ATLANTA, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Braves scored four runs in the seventh inning Wednesday and beat the New York Mets 6-3.

MLB: Florida 4, Atlanta 3

MIAMI, June 22 (UPI) -- Chris Reitsma's wild pitch scored Lenny Harris to cap a three-run seventh Tuesday as Florida rallied for a 4-3 win over the Atlanta Braves.

Braves extend Cox's contract through 2005

ATLANTA, April 5 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Braves have extended the contract of Manager Bobby Cox through the 2005 season, General Manager John Schuerholz announced Monday.

McKeon named top NL manager

NEW YORK, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- 72-year-old Jack McKeon was named National League Manager of the Year Wednesday.

John Smoltz has elbow surgery

ATLANTA, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Veteran closer John Smoltz of Atlanta has undergone arthroscopic surgery on his ailing right elbow.

Bobby Cox gets two-game suspension

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox was suspended two games and fined an undisclosed amount on Monday because of his tirade in a game against the Philadelphia Phil

Atlanta's Smoltz and Gryboski back

ATLANTA, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Braves activated righthanded relievers John Smoltz and Kevin Gryboski from the 15-day disabled list.

Atlanta 14, Montreal 4

MONTREAL, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Braves clinched at least a tie for their unprecedented 12th straight division title as they rolled to a 14-4 whipping of Montreal.

Braves claim Wright on waivers

ATLANTA, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Braves showed a bit of vulnerability on Friday when they claimed righthander Jaret Wright on waivers from San Diego.
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