Fading Braves feeling the effects of looking to the future

...After the deadline for making non-waiver trades, Hart completed his season-long quest to dump third baseman Chris Johnson in a deal that left little doubt the Braves are far more concerned with 2017 than they are this season or next.Swisher...

Sand Gnats inch past GreenJackets in rain-shortened game

...shutout innings on three hits with eight strikeouts, totaling eight ground balls and 13 swinging strikes.Augusta's Chris Johnson allowed one run on six hits in five innings. He induced nine ground balls as he received the tough-luck loss...

GreenJackets walk off on Fargas' hit to beat Suns

...stolen base. Arenado added a walk with his double and Ewing totaled two RBI from the home run.GreenJackets starter Chris Johnson allowed one run on three hits in 5? innings. He gave up a season-high three walks but struck out five."To...

Teammate says Geno Smith was not at fault in fight

...with killing his ex-girlfriend's dog, on May 29, was immediately waived by the team. CARDINALS: Running back Chris Johnson has agreed to terms on a one-year contract.Johnson, who turns 30 in July, played last year with the New York...

GreenJackets Series Guide: vs. Hagerstown (8/11-13)

...signing, Dominican Republic (99 IP, 5.18 ERA, 4.96 FIP, 13.5 K%, 10.3 BB%, .308 BABIP) vs. AUG RHP Chris Johnson: 2012 17th round, Portland (46.1 IP, 6.41 ERA, 3.23 FIP, 16.7 K%, 3.2 BB%, .400 BABIP) One-line...

GreenJackets: Playoff scenarios hang over Savannah series

...m.SAV RHP Corey Oswaltvs.AUG RHP Pat Young Tuesday, Aug. 18 - 7:05 p.m.SAV RHP Ricky Knappvs.AUG RHP Chris Johnson Wednesday, Aug. 19 - 7:05 p.m.SAV TBDvs.AUG LHP Mark Reyes

Jace Peterson, Julio Teheran lead Braves past Phillies

...Teheran pitched seven strong innings to lead Atlanta to a 6-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.Chris Johnson, Jonny Gomes and Ryan Lavarnway all had an RBI for the Braves, who snapped a season-worst six-game losing streak...

Ex-GreenJackets lead Giants in win over Braves

...have lost 11 of 14.Bumgarner gave up a leadoff single to Nick Markakis in the first and retired 10 straight before Chris Johnson singled in the fourth.Tomlinson's opposite-field single made it 2-0 in the second, and San Francisco was up...

Braves second-half keys include trade decisions, player evaluations

...could also be a chance for the Braves to creatively shed players. The team has had talks with other clubs regarding Chris Johnson by swapping bad contracts to get a player who can help in other ways, such as an outfielder or reliever.EVALUATING...

Homer in 12th by Adonis Garcia caps comeback by Braves

...The Giants have lost two in a row for the first time since stopping a seven-game skid in early July.Peterson and Chris Johnson homered for the Braves and Pierzynski had four hits. Brandon Belt homered for the Giants. Former GreenJacket Kelby...