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Atlanta Braves to leave Turner Field

ATLANTA, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Braves plan to move to a new stadium, leaving Turner Field after the 2016 season, team President John Schuerholz said Monday.

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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.

Braves extend general manager's contract

ATLANTA, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Atlanta Braves General Manager Frank Wren has been given a contract extension through the 2014 season, the National League team said Friday.

Braves announcer Skip Caray dies at 68

ATLANTA, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Longtime Atlanta Braves broadcaster Skip Caray died in his sleep at his Atlanta home Sunday, the team reported. He was 68.

Angels' Stoneman steps down

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Bill Stoneman, general manager of the Los Angeles Angels since 1999, announced Tuesday he is moving down to role of senior adviser.

Schuerholz rises to Braves presidency

ATLANTA, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- John Schuerholz Thursday was elevated to team president of the Atlanta Braves.

Andruw Jones won't return to Braves in '08

ATLANTA, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Gold Glove center fielder Andruw Jones will not return to the Atlanta Braves next season.

Braves' Gonzalez done for the season

ATLANTA, May 25 (UPI) -- Atlanta Braves reliever Mike Gonzalez needs Tommy John ligament surgery on his left shoulder, and is done for the 2007 season.

Hampton out for season with bad elbow

ATLANTA, April 10 (UPI) -- Atlanta lefthander Mike Hampton will miss the 2007 season because of an injured pitching elbow.

Braves' Catcher McCann gets new contract

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., March 22 (UPI) -- All-Star catcher Brian McCann has signed a six-year contract extension worth some $27.8 million with the Atlanta Braves, the team announced Thursday.

Atlanta Braves dump Marcus Giles

ATLANTA, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Atlanta Braves second baseman Marcus Giles is a free agent after the team refused to offer him a contract for the 2007 season.

Braves, Mariners in pitcher swap

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Dec. 7 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Braves Thursday completed a deal with the Seattle Mariners, trading starting pitcher Horacio Ramirez for reliever Rafael Soriano.

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.

Smoltz to return to Braves next season

ATLANTA, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Braves said Thursday that veteran right-hander John Smoltz will return to the team in the 2007 season.

Bob Wickman gets new contract from Braves

ATLANTA, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Closer Bob Wickman Wednesday agreed to a new one-year contract with the Atlanta Braves.

Braves get Wickman from Cleveland

ATLANTA, July 20 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Braves Thursday acquired closer Bob Wickman in a trade with Cleveland in exchange for minor league catcher Maximiliano Ramirez.

Braves put Chipper Jones on the DL

ATLANTA, April 11 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Braves Monday placed third baseman Chipper Jostnes on the 15-day disabled list with grade one sprains of both his right ankle and right knee.

Braves shopping for left-handed reliever

ATLANTA, March 23 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Braves, with most of their bullpen on the injured list, are reportedly shopping for a relief pitcher.

Braves dump Raul Mondesi

WASHINGTON, May 31 (UPI) -- Atlanta Braves outfielder Raul Mondesi was designated for assignment Tuesday.

Braves lose Thompson 2-3 months

ATLANTA, May 19 (UPI) -- Atlanta Braves right-hander John Thompson will miss 2-3 months because of a finger injury on his pitching hand.

Tim Hudson gets new deal from Braves

KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 1 (UPI) -- Right-hander Tim Hudson reached a three-year contract agreement Tuesday with the Atlanta Braves, the team announced.

Hudson dealt from A's to Braves

ATLANTA, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Star pitcher Tim Hudson was traded Thursday from the Oakland Athletics to the Atlanta Braves.

John Smoltz signs new deal with Braves

ATLANTA, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Veteran Atlanta pitcher John Smoltz signed a two-year contract with the Braves Thursday, a deal that includes a club option for 2007.

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