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Paine expects more success after growing pains of last season

...was rough, but this year they know what they're doing."Right-hander Adam Martin is back as Paine's No. 1 starting pitcher after experiencing growing pains as a freshman starter last year. Marshall brought in arms to back Martin, including...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/paine-college/2015-01-27/paine-expec
Braves: Gattis trade brings back more prospect talent

...issue seems to affect his command, which greatly affects his prospect status. I'm not sold on him remaining a starting pitcher. Ruiz was an over-slot fourth-rounder in 2012 as a former standout quarterback at his California high school...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-01-15/braves-gatti
Braves: Sanchez is latest high-upside addition

...is small but athletic at 5-11, 170 pounds, and the clean delivery could help overcome stature challenges as a starting pitcher. He seems to get good plane on his pitches despite the height, helped in part by a good, repeatable arm slot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-01-09/braves-sanch
Mr. Versatile: John Smoltz thrived as starter and reliever

ATLANTA - John Smoltz could do it all on the mound.Looking for a starting pitcher?He was your man.How about a closer?He could handle that, too.Smoltz's amazing versatility could send him to baseball's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-05/mr-versatile-john-smoltz
Braves deal Justin Upton to Padres

...future looks more secure now given his favorable contract status. Hart said the primary focus is adding another starting pitcher and perhaps some bullpen help."We're not finished," he said.After the Braves collapsed late in the season...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-19/braves-deal-justin-upton
Braves get creative centerpiece for Upton

...Peterson and Mallex Smith. Following the Jason Heyward trade to the Cardinals that brought back a mid-rotation starting pitcher and a former top 100 pitching prospect, it was reasonable to assume an Upton trade could bring back a similar or...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-12-19/braves-get-c
Jon Lester planning to meet with Giants

...GreenJacket, has plans to meet with the San Francisco Giants next week.San Francisco has need for a front-line starting pitcher and was expected to get busy in the free agent market after losing slugging third baseman Pablo Sandoval to the Boston...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-25/jon-lester-planning-meet
Atlanta Braves enter winter meetings with major trade chips

...December, but the foundation is already being built.The Braves traded Jason Heyward to the Cardinals on Nov. 17 for starting pitcher Shelby Miller and prospect Tyrell Jenkins. Heyward was a year from free agency, and indications were the Braves...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-06/atlanta-braves-enter-win
Nationals 'disappointed' in Bryce Harper for missing fan event

...years, but ended up agreeing, after an interim season in Atlanta.With Santana becoming the fourth free-agent starting pitcher signed by Minnesota in the past two winters (along with Ricky Nolasco, Phil Hughes and Mike Pelfrey), Minnesota's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-13/nationals-disappointed-b
Tigers GM more optimistic about re-signing Victor Martinez than Max Scherzer

...know it's a generic answer, but it's a true one."New Arizona general manager Dave Stewart is looking for a starting pitcher. He also would like to be in the mix for Cuban outfielder Yasmani Tomas, although he knows the cost might be too...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-11/tigers-gm-more-optimisti