The Braves rewarded Julio Teheran for a strong 2013 season. Can he be their No. 3 starter?
The average raise for a player in salary arbitration was 117 percent this year, according to a study by The Associated Press, led by steep hikes for Freddie Freeman, Craig Kimbrel, Giancarlo Stanton and Michael Brantley.
There’s never been a unanimous selection into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. That streak will continue this year as at least one baseball writer chose to not vote for arguably one of the greatest pitchers of all-time, Greg Maddux.
In his season finale, Miami Marlins rookie sensation Jose Fernandez pitched seven innings, hit his first major-league homer and engaged in a standoff with the annoyed Atlanta Braves that cleared both benches and bullpens.
The last-place Miami Marlins found a new way to lose — by getting caught in a walkoff rundown.
The Miami Marlins couldn’t win against the Atlanta Braves Monday night.
Nathan Eovaldi wanted his first career complete game. He settled for a dominant win. Eovaldi combined with Steve Cishek on an eight-hit shutout, Jeff Mathis homered and drove in three runs, and the Miami Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 7-0 on Sunday to end their six-game losing streak.
Although their rotation has prompted their latest winning streak, the Atlanta Braves needed an offensive boost from an unlikely source to extend the run.
B.J. Upton had four hits, including the game-winning single in the 11th inning, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 5-4 for their fifth straight win on Saturday night.
Julio Teheran said he took the mound with one goal: “Show everybody what I can do.”