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'Chronicle' ranks the 50 greatest Atlanta Braves moments

...6 of 1995 World Series, helping the Braves clinch the title, Oct. 28, 199523. Kent Mercker, Mark Wohlers and Alejandro Pena combine to pitch a no-hitter, Sept. 11, 199124. Starting pitcher Pascual Perez drives around I-285 three times...
Is Bonds the best of all time?

...In the spring of 1992, then-Pirates general manager Ted Simmons had a trade set: Bonds to Atlanta for closer Alejandro Pena and young outfielder Keith Mitchell. Pittsburgh manager Jim Leyland was less than thrilled at the prospect of playing...
Closer-by-committee is adopted by Braves

...called on to close out games. The franchise's recent history has taught him it's not something to worry about. "Alejandro Pena, Juan Berenguer, Mike Stanton, Greg McMichael," Cox said, listing the names of piecemeal closers during the...
Braves win pitching duel

...pitchers are as good as there is in any era, in any decade." The first 1-0 game in the NLCS since Steve Avery and Alejandro Pena blanked the Pirates on Oct. 16, 1991 gave the Braves a 3-0 lead and they can complete a sweep tonight with John...
Braves notes

...starter Denny Neagle on Aug. 28. Two years ago, reserve outfielders Mike Devereaux and Luis Polonia and reliever Alejandro Pena were all acquired in August. In 1991, Pena was acquired on Aug. 28, and in '92, Schuerholz traded for reliever...
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Jurrjens works his magic

...batter.The Braves haven't had a no-hitter since Kent Mercker held the Dodgers without a hit on April 8, 1994. Mercker also was part of a combined no-hitter with Mark Wohlers and Alejandro Pena against San Diego on Sept. 11, 1991.
Braves struggle to find closure

...Braves went through a closer per season while winning the first five division titles in their streak. Juan Berenguer. Alejandro Pena. Mike Stanton. Greg McMichael. Finally, Mark Wohlers, who got the final out of the 1995 World Series. But Wohlers...
Sept. 11 has had share of happenings; good and bad

...for the first of his record 5,714 career strikeouts. The Braves pitching trio of Kent Mercker, Matt Wohlers and Alejandro Pena earned the National League's first combined no-hitter in 1991, 1-0 over the Padres. The United States has...
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Braves future lies in the trade

...franchise's first World Series, besting the Yankees in seven. In 1991, the worst-to-first Braves acquired closer Alejandro Pena from the Mets, adding a veteran arm to a green bullpen. When they were slumping throughout the '93 season, Schuerholz...
Braves notes: Team holding cards they have

...trades in July and August to strengthen the club for a postseason run. In the past four years, he's traded for Alejandro Pena, Mike Devereaux, Luis Polonia, Denny Neagle, Greg Colbrunn (twice) and Greg Myers. ON A MISSION?: Watch out...