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Nationals hammer fading Braves

...with a 15-1 rout of the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night.Washington moved within six games of the first-place New York Mets, who were off Thursday, in the NL East.The Braves have lost nine in a row and 16 of 17.Over his last 11 games...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-09-03/nationals-hammer-fading-
Fading Braves feeling the effects of looking to the future

...flag and put everyone with a bit of value on the market. Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson were dealt to the NL East rival New York Mets. Alex Wood, Jim Johnson and Luis Avilan were shipped to the Los Angeles Dodgers. In return, the Braves got nothing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-27/fading-braves-feeling-ef
MLB retains search firm to help prepare candidates

...like it looked a year ago. We've made tremendous change internally."On the field, there is hope for fans of the New York Mets, Toronto Blue Jays, Houston Astros and Chicago Cubs for the first time in a while. The active trade deadline helped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-13/mlb-retains-search-firm-
Braves' lower-level prospects producing at high rate

...including a fastball that can sit low-90s and reach 97. WHALEN ON DL: Right-hander Robert Whalen, acquired in the New York Mets trade along with John Gant last month, was placed on Carolina's disabled list Thursday after lasting just one inning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-15/braves-lower-level-prosp
Braves use Kelly Johnson's turnaround season to add future pieces

...training and earned that salary, and it became a valuable contract that helped produce Friday night's trade with the New York Mets.Johnson and Braves third baseman Juan Uribe were dealt to the Mets for minor league pitchers Robert Whalen and John...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-25/braves-use-kelly-johnson
'Seinfeld' locales lure fans, not that there's anything wrong with that

...where George and Jerry met baseball player (and Elaine's fleeting love interest) Keith Hernandez, formerly of the New York Mets.? This quartet of neurotic New Yorkers always seemed to be in need of medical attention, and their hospital of choice...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/travel/2015-07-25/seinfeld-locales-lure-fans-n
'Chronicle' ranks the 50 greatest Atlanta Braves moments

...Roger Clemens in 2005 NLDS, Oct. 6, 200537. John Smoltz earns the 200th win of his career in a victory over the New York Mets, May 24, 200738. David Justice hits homer off the Reds' Rob Dibble to complete big comeback and continue a winning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-25/chronicle-ranks-50-great
Braves' Johnson trade centers around future payroll freedom

...live-ball era dating to 1920 to have a 14-start winless span in one season with an ERA as low as Miller's was New York Mets right-hander Craig Swan in 1978. Swan won the National League ERA title that year.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-08/braves-johnson-trade-cen
Mets acquire Cespedes in deadline deal

The New York Mets acquired slugging outfielder Yoenis Cespedes from Detroit on Friday in their strongest attempt yet to boost a punchless lineup...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-31/mets-acquire-cespedes-de
Braves add high-floor pitching prospects for Juan Uribe, Kelly Johnson

...prospect with a higher ceiling, the Atlanta Braves went the safe route for their return in Friday's trade with the New York Mets.The Braves took the maximum high-floor return for two veteran rentals by acquiring minor league pitchers Robert...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-25/braves-add-high-floor-pi