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John Smoltz defied odds by making Hall of Fame after Tommy John surgery

...elbow is replaced by a tendon from elsewhere in the body. Since the late Dr. Frank Jobe pioneered the surgery on Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Tommy John in 1974, it has become commonplace among minor and major league pitchers.Fear of the surgery...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-02/john-smoltz-defied-odds-
Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton out 4-6 weeks with broken left hand

...grimaced as he swung and missed for strike three Friday night in the ninth inning of the Marlins' 7-1 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers, said the injury became worse as the game progressed."We're hoping that it will be the quickest course possible...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-27/marlins-giancarlo-stanto
Ex-GreenJacket Chris Heston no-hits New York Mets in San Francisco Giants' win

...The only other team to accomplish that feat was the Los Angeles Dodgers from 1962-65, according to STATS. Hall of Famer...made his big league debut last Sept. 13 against the Los Angeles Dodgers and earned a spot in the rotation this year when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-09/ex-greenjacket-chris-hes
Freeman homers again to lift Braves to win over Arizona

...ball.Bradley is still trying to find the rhythm that helped him start the season 2-0 including a win against Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw. But on April 28, Bradley was hit in the face with a batted ball in the second inning of his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-02/freeman-homers-again-lif
Simmons, Maybin help Braves beat Dodgers

...wild pitch in the eighth inning, Cameron Maybin homered to continue his hot month and the Atlanta Braves beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 on Wednesday night to avoid a three-game sweep.With the game tied 1-1, Simmons led off the eighth with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-05-28/simmons-maybin-help-brav
Dodgers blank Braves

...six-run fourth inning with an RBI single, Adrian Gonzalez notched his 1,000th RBI with a two-run homer, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 8-0 on Tuesday night.Kershaw (3-3) allowed four hits, struck out 10 and walked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-05-27/dodgers-blank-braves
Dodgers' blasts in eighth inning help complete comeback against Braves

LOS ANGELES - Andre Ethier, Alex Guerrero and Jimmy Rollins each homered in the eighth inning, rallying the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night.Ethier got things started, homering to snap a 2-all...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-05-25/dodgers-blasts-eighth-in
Steinbrenner on Alex Rodriguez: 'He's been a great asset'

...luxury tax threshold next year ? New York started this season at $238 million and is a distant second to the Los Angeles Dodgers, who are at about $291 million."We've got these young players starting to get to the Double-A, Triple-A...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-05-20/steinbrenner-alex-rodrig
Shelby Miller, Braves rout Phillies

...fought back from two major surgeries on his pitching arm to make his first start since April 15, 2013, for the Los Angeles Dodgers against San Diego.He said the result was "definitely not the way I envisioned it." Still, he cherished his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-05-05/shelby-miller-braves-rou
Ex-major league star Darryl Strawberry takes to the pulpit

...multiple chances - his sweet swing packed with power always trumping his failings in landing jobs with the Mets, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees and San Francisco Giants over a 17-year career of mostly unfulfilled potential. He twice hit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-05-08/ex-major-league-star-dar