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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.

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.
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Bobby Cox
Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox laughs in the dugout prior to the game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park in Washington on April 22, 2009. (UPI Photo/Mark Goldman)
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Robert Joseph "Bobby" Cox (born May 21, 1941) is a former Major League Baseball third baseman and manager. He first led the Atlanta Braves from 1978 to 1981, and then managed the Toronto Blue Jays from 1982 to 1985. He later rejoined the Braves in 1985 as a general manager. He moved back to the manager's role during the 1990 season and stayed there until his retirement following the 2010 season. He led the Atlanta Braves to the World Series championship in 1995. He holds the all-time record for ejections in Major League Baseball with 158 (plus an additional three post-season ejections), a record previously held by John McGraw.

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