Spring Training

Detroit Tigers v Atlanta Braves

Braves’ Hudson, Tigers’ Porcello Allow Long Homers

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Tim Hudson allowed a long home run to Prince Fielder, but Juan Francisco’s three-run shot off Rick Porcello helped the Atlanta Braves to a 5-3 victory Wednesday. Hudson pitched three innings […]

92.9 The Game–02/27/2013

BJ Upton (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Big 5th Inning Carries Braves Past Nationals 9-5

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Washington’s Ross Detwiler got in some much-needed work before the World Baseball Classic, while the Atlanta Braves scored five runs in the fifth on the way to a 9-5 win over […]

92.9 The Game–02/26/2013

Justin Upton (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Justin Upton Hits Mammoth HR, Braves Beat Miami

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Justin Upton hit one of the longest home runs ever seen at Atlanta’s spring training complex, a towering drive that cleared the grass berm beyond left field, as the Braves defeated […]

92.9 The Game–02/25/2013

Freddie Gonzalez

Cory McCartney, Fox Sports South, Joins Mac And Jason From Braves Spring Training

The Braves began their spring training schedule today after their first full week of full squad scrimmages.  We bring back Cory McCartney who has been covering the team all week for Fox Sports South. . […]

92.9 The Game–02/22/2013

New York Mets v Atlanta Braves

Tigers Beat Braves 2-1 in Opening Spring Training Game

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — The first game of spring training can provide some unusual scenarios. Such as Detroit slugger Miguel Cabrera facing Atlanta closer Craig Kimbrel — in the third inning. Coming off baseball’s first […]

92.9 The Game–02/22/2013

Tim Hudson

Cory McCartney, Fox Sports South, Joins Mac And Jason From Braves Spring Training

The Braves begin their 1st full week of Spring Training today and Cory McCartney of Fox Sports South joins from Spring Training with updates on who is standing out so far and what he’s hearing […]

92.9 The Game–02/18/2013

BJ and Justin Upton at a recent Hawks game. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images)

BJ and Justin Upton Excited to Be With Braves

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — B.J. and Justin Upton played on the same baseball team just once growing up, a travel squad in Virginia that also included future big leaguers David Wright and Ryan Zimmerman. Now […]

92.9 The Game–02/15/2013

Freddie Gonzalez

David O’Brien, AJC Braves Beat, Reports From Spring Training With Mac And Jason

The Braves have their 1st full squad workout in Orlando on Friday but pitchers and catchers reported at the beginning of the week.  David O’Brien is there covering for the AJC and he calls us […]

92.9 The Game–02/13/2013

Chipper Jones of the Atlanta Braves poses for a portrait during photo day at Champion Stadium on February 29, 2012. (credit: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Staring At 40, Chipper Jones Not Ready For Retirement

After another of those spring training workouts that are increasingly tough to get through, Chipper Jones pulls off his jersey to reveal an undershirt that says, “Slow it down, boys.”

Sounds about right for a guy approaching his 40th birthday.




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