Atlanta Braves

May 26, 2014 - 4:53 am
The Red Sox try to snap their 10-game losing streak Monday afternoon in Atlanta when they send Clay Buchholz to the mound against Ervin Santana . Buchholz (2-4, 6.32 ERA) has looked so surprisingly bad this season that his last start left some questioning if he's been pitching at 100 percent. The...
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Mike Petraglia
March 22, 2014 - 10:59 am
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- John Lackey took quite the beating Saturday at Disney. The veteran right-hander allowed 10 hits, including a pair of high-fly homers, and five runs over 4 2/3 innings as the Red Sox fell to the the Braves at Champion Stadium, 6-3, in his third start of the spring. He's...
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Mike Petraglia
March 22, 2014 - 8:25 am
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- The Red Sox continue to be on the leading edge of science and baseball. Before the game against the Braves at Champion Stadium, Red Sox manager John Farrell detailed the team's investment in the latest technology to scout and identify talent. It's called neuroscience. And...
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Mike Petraglia
October 05, 2012 - 5:51 pm
While millions of baseball fans believe the Braves were dealt an incredible injustice, an MLB source tells WEEI.com that umpire Sam Holbrook made the right call Friday night in the eighth inning of the Cardinals' 6-3 win over the Braves at Turner Field. With one out, runners on first and second,...
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Mike Petraglia
August 06, 2012 - 8:46 am
FOXBORO -- Tom House is most famous for catching Hank Aaron 's 715th home run in the Braves bullpen on April 8, 1974. On Monday morning, the former Atlanta pitcher and MLB pitching coach was in Foxboro to work with Patriots quarterback on a key fundamental to the position - good footwork. Get your...
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July 23, 2012 - 7:25 am
The Dodgers have backed off their pursuit of Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster , according to Fox Sports'€™ Ken Rosenthal . While Los Angeles is Dempster'€™s first choice for a trade destination, the Dodgers are said to have reservations about parting with better prospects for a player who is a free...
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June 24, 2012 - 8:02 am
In their final interleague game of the season, the Red Sox wrap up their series with the Braves Sunday afternoon at 1:35. Though still in last place in the division, Boston (37-34) enters Sunday's game three games over .500 and is 8-2 over the last 10 games. With Clay Buchholz out due to an...
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Mike Petraglia
February 18, 2012 - 6:09 am
brightcove.createExperiences(); FORT MYERS, Fla. -- If Jason Varitek has indeed caught his last game in a Red Sox uniform and will be retiring his spring, Jarrod Saltalamacchia will remember one act of kindness and generosity in particular. Saltalamacchia was with the Braves in 2007 as a minor...
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Mike Petraglia
March 02, 2011 - 11:03 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- David Ortiz went 3-for-3 and drove in Boston's only run as the Red Sox fell to the Braves , 6-1, Wednesday afternoon at City of Palms Park . Two of Ortiz's hits were smashes through the teeth of the shift, line drives that landed in short right field. He drove in Jacoby Ellsbury...
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Mike Petraglia
March 02, 2011 - 6:14 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Red Sox manager Terry Francona said Wednesday that Adrian Gonzalez is getting much closer to playing in a spring training game than was first expected. Meanwhile, John Lackey starts the first Red Sox spring training game of 2011 that doesn't feature the Twins or a college team...
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