Braves Notebook: pitchers and catchers

...of workouts for pitchers and catchers went without a hitch Saturday...arrivals and immediately donned catcher's gear. He has some experience...hitter, rather than a third catcher. "I'll see if I can talk...camp with the pitchers and catchers Friday, is wondering where...

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Braves notes: Lopez leads all catchers

...game's most productive catcher plays for the Braves. Javy Lopez leads all catchers with 29 home runs and 91...home run and RBI totals by a catcher in Braves history. He's...the best season by a Braves catcher since Joe Torre hit 36 homers...

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Braves to bring back A.J. Pierzynski

...terms Wednesday on a one-year, $3 million contract with catcher A.J. Pierzynski that will be finalized once he passes a...games for the Braves last season, including 104 starts at catcher. GM MEETINGS: After watching Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada...

Braves: Spring Training Watch (Part 1)

Pitchers and catchers report Friday, and the full squad reports Feb. 25. The first team workout is Feb. 26 before the Braves open Spring Training...

GreenJackets catchers work on framing pitches

...GreenJackets have used a group of catchers who have been steady this season...success.While some focus on a catcher's ability to turn balls into strikes, the GreenJackets' catchers said playing the position has...not, isn't up to you," catcher/infielder Ben Turner said...

GreenJackets: Santiago comes through with solid effort

Thursday, April 16 - Augusta 1, Rome 0 Things to watch:1. Johneshwy Fargas vs. Rome catchers - Fargas stole his seventh base of the season by beating a 1.9 pop time from Bryan De La Rosa, who threw from his knees. De...

Catchers audition to work with Wakefield

...Loretta, who will start at second base, and began adding catchers - free agents Ken Huckaby from Toronto and John Flaherty from...how to catch it," he said. Doug Mirabelli: New San Diego catcher was Tim Wakefield's preferred backstop with Boston since...


...busy offseason Friday, dealing right-handed pitchers David Hale and Gus Schlosser to the Colorado Rockies for minor league catchers Jose Briceno and Chris O'Dowd.Hale pitched 45 games for the Braves last season, going 4-5 with a 3.30 ERA, and had...

Dream 16: North Augusta's Trib Reece ready to lead team

...with a strong arm and game-breaking receivers. He's a senior now, a veteran working with talented but inexperienced pass catchers."Back then, it was so easy," he said. "I didn't have to know my reads as well and know the game. I had such great...

Braves: Atlanta adds another piece for future

...two minor-league catchers, including one with...utility or backup catcher material. But there's...one of the top 30 catchers in the game, provided...should be a top 30 catcher. That means he's a starting catcher. Bethancourt's...