Refine Search

  •  
  •  
Ex-Brave Dan Uggla sinks Atlanta

...with RBI singles, gave the Braves a 12-10 lead in the seventh with another RBI single.Pierzynski, signed as a backup catcher in January, has a .475 average and 14 RBI in 40 career at-bats against Washington.Atlanta starter Julio Teheran allowed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-04-28/ex-brave-dan-uggla-sinks
Marlins cut ties with Jarrod Saltalamacchia

...a World Series championship in 2013.Jhonatan Solano, recalled last week from Triple-A, remains the Marlins' backup catcher. Veteran Jeff Mathis is expected to be sidelined another three to five weeks with a broken right hand.The Marlins...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-04-27/marlins-cut-ties-jarrod-
Braves complete season-opening sweep of Marlins

MIAMI - The way the Atlanta Braves are pitching, one big swing from their backup catcher was enough to complete a sweep.A.J. Pierzynski hit a two-run homer and five pitchers combined on a six-hitter Wednesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-04-08/braves-complete-season-o
Big first inning lifts Braves past Pirates

...a lot."? John Buck, an 11-year major league veteran who was attempting to land a job with the Braves as a backup catcher, has retired.The 34-year-old, an All-Star in 2010 with Toronto, hit 134 home runs with seven big league...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-26/big-first-inning-lifts-b
Red Sox-Yankees take part in different kind of marathon - a 19-inning game

...but came through one last time in the 19th.Bogaerts singled, stole second and went to third on a passed ball by backup catcher John Ryan Murphy, who had just replaced McCann. Betts delivered a sac fly to center.It appeared New York might...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-04-11/red-sox-yankees-take-par
Braves: Atlanta adds another piece for future

...is higher than any other name in the deal. FanGraphs' Kiley McDaniel labeled him a 45 OFP, which is utility or backup catcher material. But there's the chance for a little more if the glove improves, so an uptick there would result in something...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-02-01/braves-atlan
September call-ups have purpose for these Royals

...unavailable.When it comes to position players, Yost is able to substitute more freely. He may have been reticent to use backup catcher Erik Kratz as a pinch hitter lest something happened to starter Sal Perez, but Francisco Pena's arrival gives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-04/september-call-ups-have-
Nationals fend off elimination

...needed that Japanese good luck figurine that appeared in the NL East champions' dugout Monday morning courtesy of backup catcher Jose Lobaton. The right-hander, who grew up about two hours away in the Central Valley city of Merced, gave...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-06/nationals-fend-eliminati
Braves Notes: Adding relievers has different benefits

...contract, and Grilli to a two-year deal with a club option for a third. Pierzynski is expected to fill the role of backup catcher to rookie Christian Bethancourt. The 38-year-old should also serve as a staff handler and clubhouse presence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-01-11/braves-notes
Braves Notes: Recapping winter meetings

...Grilli has reportedly received interest from big-market clubs. The Braves showed interest in David Ross as a backup catcher earlier this off-season, and that was further confirmed by Nick Cafardo during the week. No deal is close with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-12-11/braves-notes