Homers by Freddie Freeman and Jason Heyward lift the Atlanta Braves over Milwaukee Brewers

MILWAUKEE - Freddie Freeman hit a pair of solo home runs and Jason Heyward added a two-run shot to back a solid outing by Alex Wood to a 5-2 victory over the Brewers.

Baseball fans get thrills after months of chills

...in the day games. In the two decisions overturned by umpires in the New York control room, Ryan Braun, of the Milwaukee Brewers, and Emilio Bonifacio, of the Chicago Cubs, were called out at first base after initially being ruled safe. In...

New baseball replay system makes immediate impact

...Hurdle challenged the call and was right that Bonifacio was really out. Pittsburgh wound up winning 1-0.In Milwaukee, Brewers star Ryan Braun was called safe at first base for an infield hit in the sixth inning. Gonzalez contested the call...

MLB hopes opening series will help drive interest in baseball Down Under

...So it's getting better every year."The old ABL folded in 1999 amid mounting debt and was purchased by former Milwaukee Brewers catcher David Nilsson, an Australian. The competition created in the wake of the ABL, the International Baseball...

Jeter ends drought, Tanaka gives up homer for Yankees

...DIAMONDBACKS: Pitcher Bronson Arroyo is expected to miss a week to 10 days because of a back injury. REPLAY: The Milwaukee Brewers were involved in a challenge for the first time this spring, and the review confirmed the umpire's call that their...

Disgraced MVP Ryan Braun hit a home run for the Milwaukee Brewers in his first spring at-bat on Thursday

PHOENIX - Ryan Braun hit a two-run homer Thursday in his first at-bat for the Milwaukee Brewers since completing a season-ending, 65-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball's anti-drug agreement.In the...

Henry Aaron celebrates 80 in style, with an honor most never dream of - a portrait in the Smithsonian

...Aaron's hometown of Mobile, Ala., idolizing the outfielder who played for the Milwaukee and Atlanta Braves and Milwaukee Brewers."He showed me the way a person should be," Smith said. "He inspired me and thousands of others."Bud Selig...

Notable people with ties to the Augusta area died in 2013

...logging eight seasons in the minor leagues before retiring after the 1975 season. He played in the Chicago Cubs, Milwaukee Brewers and Montreal Expos systems.LOU BRISSIENOV. 25Brissie, 89, of North Augusta, was a decorated World War II hero...

Former Jaguar baseball coach and pro catcher Terry Childers dies after battle with cancer

...seasons as a catcher in the minor leagues before retiring following the 1975 season. He played in the Chicago Cubs, Milwaukee Brewers and Montreal Expos systems.Childers was selected by the New York Yankees in the 36th round of the 1965 draft out...

Prospect Link Wrap: Twins have strong system but lose one to suspension

...the group, while Roughned Odor is second. These two could flip back and forth on offseason lists. MiLB.com's Milwaukee Brewers All-Stars - Minor League Baseball's top minor league player at each position for the Brewers. MiLB.com's...