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Bradley: Braves fans can take heart from this October

3:22 pm Oct. 28, 2015

By Mark Bradley
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Of baseball’s 10 postseason qualifiers, seven were bad not long ago; six had been bad for a while. The Rangers lost 95 games in 2014. The Astros lost 416 games over

World Series, Kansas City Royals

Royals win World Series opener in 14th

8:19 am Oct. 28, 2015

By BEN WALKER
AP Baseball Writer

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — An inside-the-park home run. A power failure that blacked out the TV audience. Crazy bounces, great plays and key errors.

The longest World Series opener ever had a

Olivera goes 1-for-4 in Gwinnett Friday

1:51 am Aug. 22, 2015

Hector Olivera, just days away from being inserted in the Atlanta Braves’ lineup as the every-day third baseman, went 1-for-4 in his second injury rehab game with the Gwinnett Braves Friday night.

Olivera also scored a

Brandon Beachy to start for Dodgers Saturday

9:41 pm Jul. 10, 2015

Former Braves pitcher Brandon Beachy will make his first start since 2013 Saturday when Los Angeles hosts Milwaukee.

Dodgers manager Don Mattingly told the L.A. Times that he will use Beachy in the game that starts

Brandon Beachy signs with Dodgers

7:22 pm Feb. 21, 2015

The Dodgers signed former Braves pitcher Brandon Beachy, the team announced Saturday.

The team reported the terms of the deal as a one-year contract for $2.75 million, with a club option for 2016 that ranges from

Braves sign another David Carpenter

8:09 pm Jan. 24, 2015

Out with one David Carpenter and in with another.

A Braves official confirmed to our Braves beat writer David O’Brien on Saturday night that the team signed relief pitcher David Carpenter, but not the one they

Report: Cabrera turns down postseason share

7:04 pm Oct. 1, 2014

According to a report at USA Today’s website Wednesday afternoon, Detroit Tigers star slugger Miguel Cabrera turned down his share of the money players and other personnel receive when a team advances to the postseason.

The report said that last year a postseason share was worth $307,000.

Paul White of USA Today was in Baltimore, where the Tigers will open the American League Division series play Thursday against the Orioles.

He wrote