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Braves looking forward to healthy Gonzo

...who had 144 saves from 2002-04 - went back to starting games instead of finishing them. Chris Reitsma. Dan Kolb. Bob Wickman. They've all come and gone. "It's a good feeling for a team to have a guy they know is going to get three outs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/17/bra_511652.shtml
Braves
5 questions for 2008

...he will slow down once the season starts. How will Rafael Soriano do as the team's closer? Much better than the Bob Wickman experiment last season. Soriano has a livelier fastball that can set up his slider. He is entering the season as a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/30/bra_192860.shtml
Braves
Aussie might be missing cog

...league's best relievers this year. When the season started, the strength of Atlanta's bullpen was its Big Three - Bob Wickman, Mike Gonzalez and Rafael Soriano. But the team's most consistent reliever has been the Big Aussie. Moylan's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/13/bra_143549.shtml
Braves
MLB Notes

...knocking in three runs in a 10-3 victory over Cleveland on Thursday night. DIAMONDBACKS: Former Braves closer Bob Wickman signed with Arizona, two days after his release from Atlanta became official. Fed up with his attitude and pitching...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/08/bas_142930.shtml
Baseball
Atlanta, Wickman part ways

ST. LOUIS - Like his final pitch to Adam Dunn on Thursday night, Bob Wickman is going, going, gone. The Braves cut ties with the closer Friday, designating him for assignment due to what one player described...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/25/bra_141156.shtml
Braves
Chipper's late hit sends Braves to win

...Chipper Jones hit a walk-off double as the Braves edged the Giants, 5-4. Despite blowing a save opportunity, Bob Wickman (3-2) picked up the win. Giants reliever Steve Kline (0-2) took the loss after putting the winning run aboard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/15/bra_139745.shtml
Braves
Atlanta back in second place

...on a Jeff Francoeur home run and an RBI single by Johnson. After Mahay, Oscar Villarreal pitched two scoreless innings before Rafael Soriano gave up a home run in the eighth to Aaron Rowand. Closer Bob Wickman worked the ninth the save.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/12/bra_139405.shtml
Braves
Jones clarifies A-Rod remarks

...answer questions, that way there's no statement or anything turned around the way it was." WICKMAN HURTING: Closer Bob Wickman flew back to Atlanta on Thursday night and is scheduled to have his right forearm examined by doctors today. Wickman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/10/bra_139131.shtml
Braves
Braves notch crucial win

...then walked Kaz Matsui to load the bases for Atkins, who hit a three-run homer off John Smoltz on Friday. Closer Bob Wickman worked the ninth for the save. Reach Brian Costa at brian.costa@morris.com.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/05/bra_138500.shtml
Braves
Atlanta is still in the hunt

...Harris, 14 Walks Kelly Johnson, 48 Strikeouts Andruw Jones, 87 Pitching Wins John Smoltz, 9 Innings Tim Hudson, 122 ERA Peter Moylan, 2.12 Runs Kyle Davies, 59 Walks Chuck James, 42 Strikeouts John Smoltz, 96 Saves Bob Wickman, 16

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/12/bra_135544.shtml
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