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Braves bullpen falters as Dodgers win

...The Atlanta Braves are a first-place team. It's not so obvious from the look of their bullpen. Shaky closer Chris Reitsma blew another save - his third in the past eight games - as the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied for a three-run ninth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/17/bra_445792.shtml
Braves
Overtime

...haven't located a closer, but Friday they did keep the closest thing they've got to one on their current roster. Chris Reitsma, who had a career-high 15 saves last season, signed a one-year contract worth an undisclosed amount of money...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/07/oth_40496.shtml
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Giles cut loose by the Braves

...Marcus Giles' contract was non-tendered Tuesday, officially making him a free agent. The Braves also non-tendered Chris Reitsma's contract because of health concerns about the right-handed reliever. Reitsma had nerve transposition surgery...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/13/bra_108230.shtml
Braves
Braves spelling relief R-e-i-t-s-m-a

...would be, essentially, a moot exercise at this point. Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox has not, point blank, told Chris Reitsma that he is the team's closer. Five saves in five chances into his informal promotion, though, it's unnecessary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/21/bra_456572.shtml
Braves
Alfonseca's sinker silences opposition

...prompting manager Bobby Cox to use him in the eighth inning Wednesday night against the Florida Marlins instead of Chris Reitsma. Alfonseca credits the increased workload for improving his command of his sinker, which catcher Johnny Estrada called...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/03/bra_420954.shtml
Braves
Reitsma's result is a familiar one

...anointed with the postseason crown in Wednesday's Game 1 of the Division Series against Houston. Atlanta set-up man Chris Reitsma was one of the first players on the field before Thursday's Game 2, certainly a sign of a guy ready to atone for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/07/bra_9923.shtml
Braves
Rockies edge Braves

...straight division title. Colorado came back from a four-run deficit, taking advantage of the Braves' shaky bullpen. Chris Reitsma (3-6) took over with one out in the eighth and didn't retire anyone. Matt Holliday and Garrett Atkins hit back-to-back...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/27/bra_6821.shtml
Braves
Atlanta escapes with win

...game against Cincinnati. Not that he had anything to complain about, especially after Chipper Jones' home run off Chris Reitsma (3-2) leading off the bottom of the 10th gave the Braves a 3-2 win before a Turner Field crowd of 23,041 spectators...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/28/bra_373806.shtml
Braves
Florida rallies in 13th

...time off Atlanta's bullpen for a 6-5 victory Wednesday. The Marlins scored two in the ninth off Braves closer Chris Reitsma to tie the game at 4. Three singles off Atlanta's last available pitcher, Adam Bernero, resulted in the two-run...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/30/bra_457358.shtml
Braves
Boyer sees Reitsma in closer role

...for closing games. But the 24-year-old said the team's already got a closer. And he's confident in pushing Chris Reitsma for the job. Very confident. "He's my pick for the All-Star Game. Almost guarantee it," Boyer said. "He's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/19/bra_57727.shtml
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