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Pressure familiar to Braves

...But here the Braves sit, 140 games down and 22 remaining, atop the National League East by 3 1/2 games because Howard Battle delivered the biggest hit of a career that's taken him from Medicine Hat to San Antonio and the ageless Terry Mulholland...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/08/bas_269647.shtml
Baseball
Braves beef up bench

...the regulars are worn out by October. A deep bench also is essential for post-season success, yet the club had Howard Battle on its October roster last year and started Tony Graffanino and Danny Bautista in Game 6 of the 1998 National League...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/21/bas_283835.shtml
Baseball
Overtime: Area teams vie in state cross country

...girls A rounds out the competition, beginning at 2:30. BASEBALL: The Atlanta Braves on Friday waived infielder Howard Battle and catcher Jorge Fabregas for the purpose of granting them their unconditional release. Battle, 27, hit .353 with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/06/oth_272968.shtml
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Braves notes: Simon likely won't be on playoff roster

...and what he wants to do. I'll keep myself focused and ready." The way the roster is shaping up, third baseman Howard Battle will be included, for no other reason than he swings right-handed. When Hunter and shortstop Jose Hernandez play...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/03/bas_271278.shtml
Baseball
Kent breaks wrist; Garciaparra homers

...relievers combined on a three-hitter as Houston defeated Kansas City. Expos 4, Cardinals 2 At Jupiter, Fla., Howard Battle hit a two-run double in the eighth inning to give Frank Robinson his second win as Montreal manager. Angels 7...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/03/bas_336335.shtml
Baseball
Braves notebook

...with Las Vegas. Four catchers (Jean Boscan, Jesse Levis, Dax Norris and Steve Torrealba) and five infielders (Howard Battle, Chan Perry, Kurt Abbott, Travis Wilson and A.J. Zapp) also have been invited. Levis played for Buffalo, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/01/19/bas_307486.shtml
Baseball
Braves notebook: Baylor stays on Braves batters

...whose 0-for-4 performance kept him hitless in four Division Series, boosting his skid to 0-for-18. ... Howard Battle is the feel-good story of the postseason, a career minor leaguer who hit his first major league homer on his final...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/06/bas_271830.shtml
Baseball
Braves fillet Marlins

...Saturday, didn't offer much in the pitching department. Among a collection of 21 hits, Otis Nixon had three singles, Howard Battle hit his first major league home run, Williams, Keith Lockhart and Eddie Perez drove in two runs apiece and Ozzie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/04/bas_271539.shtml
Baseball
Braves win another close game

...the Mets win gives you a little added incentive, a little more focus," Jordan said. Amid all the gifts, rookie Howard Battle's sixth-inning at-bat stood out like a coastal lighthouse beacon. Showing a veteran's patience, he wrangled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/09/bas_269721.shtml
Baseball
Braves notebook: Smoltz prepares for Thursday start

...hit .267 with one home run and six RBI in eight games at Class AAA Richmond, rejoined the club and third baseman Howard Battle was outrighted to Richmond on Tuesday. With Gerald Williams playing well in left field and Ryan Klesko and Brian Hunter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/18/bas_268073.shtml
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