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Chattanooga's road opener was spoiled Wednesday when Tennessee's Rafael Lopez doubled to right in the sixth inning to score Kris Bryant and Dustin Geiger, with Lopez then scoring on a throwing error by Lookouts first baseman O'Koyea Dickson. Tennessee finished with a 3-1 win.

Atlanta Braves relief pitcher and former Rhea County standout Cory Gearrin announced Tuesday that he will have season-ending Tommy John surgery on his right elbow to repair a ligament damaged during spring training.

ATLANTA — The Atlanta Braves entered from center field for their home opener, running down a red carpet to the cheers of 47,144 fans before their game against the New York Mets.

The most impressive performance during the opening homestand for the Chattanooga Lookouts was provided by pitcher Duke von Schamann, who allowed two hits in seven scoreless innings in Friday night's win.

Jackson starting pitcher Jordan Pries allowed one hit in six innings to propel the Generals to a 4-0 victory Monday night over Chattanooga at AT&T Field.

The Tennessee Train women's football team needed only one game in 2014 to match the victory total of its inaugural 2013 season.

Even four games into a season, atonement can be appreciated in minor league baseball.

WASHINGTON — Ian Desmond didn't dip, and he hit a dinger.

WASHINGTON — Julio Teheran allowed two runs in seven solid innings and had two hits, and Atlanta knocked out Stephen Strasburg in the fifth inning, as the Braves beat the Washington Nationals 6-2 on Saturday night.

Scott Schebler had quite the season with Rancho Cucamonga in the high Single-A California League last year.

WASHINGTON — Benefiting from the decision to overturn Ian Desmond's inside-the-park homer on replay review, the Atlanta Braves beat Washington 2-1 Friday, spoiling the Nationals' home opener and giving rookie manager Matt Williams his first loss.

There were broken bats Friday night at AT&T Field.

The Tennessee Titans released running back Chris Johnson today.

The Chattanooga Lookouts lost their opener 12-7 to the Jackson Generals on Thursday night at AT&T Field in an 11-inning game that was upstaged before the first pitch.

As a member of the Chattanooga Lookouts for a fifth consecutive season, it would appear as if Pedro Baez's development has come to a grinding halt.

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