Brewers send closer Dan Kolb to Braves

ANAHEIM, Calif., Dec. 11 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Braves acquired closer Dan Kolb from the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday.

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.

Braves sign Marrero through 2005

ATLANTA, Pa., Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Atlanta outfielder-catcher Eli Marrero Monday signed a contract extension through 2005, the Braves announced.

Braves sign GM Schuerholz to extension

ATLANTA, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- The longest-tenured current general manager in the major leagues will continue to guide the Atlanta Braves for at least the next two seasons.

John Smoltz has elbow surgery

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

Braves sign Shane Reynolds

ATLANTA, April 10 (UPI) -- After learning Paul Byrd will be out longer than expected, the Atlanta Braves Thursday signed fellow righthander Shane Reynolds to a one-year contract with a mu

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Maddux signs with Braves for $14.5 million

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Feb. 17 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Braves Monday avoided a highly anticipated arbitration hearing with Greg Maddux, signing him to a one-year contract for $14.5 million.

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Braves sign Roberto Hernandez

ATLANTA, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Braves continued to reshape their bullpen Wednesday, agreeing to terms with veteran righthander Roberto Hernandez on a one-year contract.

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Mazzone to return to Braves

ATLANTA, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Braves Friday reached a tentative agreement with their long-time pitching coach Leo Mazzone.

Commentary: Get what you can, guys

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- I've complained about the enormous salaries being paid to today's athletes, but after incidents invoving two of the good guys in sports in the past few days I a
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Braves get Sheffield from Dodgers

ATLANTA, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Braves acquired Gary Sheffield from the Los Angeles Dodgers Tuesday for outfielder Brian Jordan, lefthander Odalis Perez and minor league pitcher An

Castilla returns, Jones moves

ATLANTA, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Now that the Atlanta Braves have brought Vinny Castilla back into the fold, All-Star third baseman Chipper Jones is moving to left field.

Braves sign 3B Castilla

ATLANTA, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Braves on Saturday signed free agent third baseman Vinny Castilla, a move that will force All-Star Chipper Jones to the outfield.

Braves re-sign Javy Lopez

ATLANTA, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Braves Friday re-signed their second major free agent this offseason, inking catcher Javy Lopez to a one-year contract.

John Smoltz stays with Braves

ATLANTA, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- After being wooed by a number of teams, most notably both World Series participants, 34-year-old righthander John Smoltz agreed to a three-year contract Sunday

Andruw Jones gets 6-year deal

ATLANTA, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Braves on Tuesday avoided another arbitration hearing with Andruw Jones by signing their star center fielder to a six-year contract.

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Pendleton rejoins Braves as coach

ATLANTA, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Terry Pendleton, a key figure in Atlanta's rapid rise to National League prominence in the 1990s, is rejoining the Braves as their hitting coach.
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