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Mr. Versatile: John Smoltz thrived as starter and reliever

...him to baseball's Hall of Fame on his first try when voting results are announced Tuesday, a year after former Braves manager Bobby Cox and longtime Atlanta teammates Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine were inducted into Cooperstown."I was not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-05/mr-versatile-john-smoltz
Ex-Oriole Nick Markakis is happy to be an Atlanta Brave

...be fun. It's going to be interesting and I'm along for the ride and I'm ready to get started."He met with Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez but said they didn't discuss where he might hit in Atlanta's lineup."They just wanted me...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-05/ex-oriole-nick-markakis-
Earning players' adoration helped lead former Braves manager Bobby Cox to Hall of Fame

...loud music or (in later years) yapping on cellphones in the clubhouse.That formula carried the longtime Atlanta Braves manager to one of the most successful managing careers in major league history.The 72-year-old Cox, who was unanimously...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-12-09/earning-players-adoratio
Marlins shut down Braves again

...I thought the game was right there and the opportunity to get back in it and to go ahead, but we didn't," Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said.Teheran (13-11) allowed four runs and eight hits in 51/3 innings.In a tight race for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-07/marlins-shut-down-braves
Speedy Dee Gordon helps Dodgers beat Braves in series finale

...overall, also stole two bases, increasing his total to 54, the most in the major leagues."Dee Gordon beat us," Braves manager Fredi Gon zalez said. "He's probably your most traditional leadoff hitter I've seen in a long time."Gordon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-14/speedy-dee-gordon-helps-
Braves' Schuerholz denies GM report

...commented publicly recently about the Braves' GM search being conducted by the two Johns and Hall of Fame former Braves manager Bobby Cox.When the Braves made a rash of significant personnel moves soon after the season ? announcing manager Fredi...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-15/braves-schuerholz-denies
Braves top Pirates, snap five-game skid

...Pirates, who failed to gain ground on St. Louis in the NL Central after clinching a playoff berth Tuesday ngiht.Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez plans to start Evan Gattis at catcher today against the Pirates after a 16-game absence from the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-24/braves-top-pirates-snap-
Braves make John Hart president of baseball operations

...replacement for Frank Wren, who was fired in September after a 79-83 finish this season.Hart, Schuerholz and former Braves manager Bobby Cox formed the GM search committee.Hart said in September his only interest was in the interim job, but Schuerholz...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-23/braves-make-john-hart-pr
Phillies shut down Braves' offense again

...leaders, have lost three of four. Each of the three losses was a shutout."We're a talented club offensively," Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said. "A very talented club. We can put up numbers offensively. And to get shut out back to back...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-02/phillies-shut-down-brave
Small-ball style has been royal pain for Kansas City's opponents

...stealing and playing the game aggressively in that fashion," said Ned Yost, who learned his craft from longtime Braves manager Bobby Cox."Do we have power? Yeah, we have some guys that can hit the ball out," Yost said. "But we don't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-04/small-ball-style-has-bee