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ATLANTA - JULY 26: At Turner Field, a poster honors #44 Hank Aaron and his career with the Braves (1954-1974), on July 26, 2004 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Iannone: Top 5 Baseball Opening Day Moments

Some opening day moments changed baseball forever, others are just really cool. Here’s one man’s top five.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2014

CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 22: Julio Teheran #49 of the Atlanta Braves pitches against the Chicago Cubs during the first inning on September 22, 2013 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois.

Braves Hope Julio Teheran Lives Up To Big New Contract

The Braves rewarded Julio Teheran for a strong 2013 season. Can he be their No. 3 starter?

03/06/2014

Greg Maddux.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images.)

Wisch: A Brave In The Hall, But Is Maddux A Cub At Heart?

Come July, Greg Maddux will enter the Hall of Fame with an Atlanta Braves cap emblazoned on his plaque. And that’s absolutely as it should be.

670 The Score–01/10/2014

Gavin Floyd. (Credit: Christian Petersen, Getty)

Braves Reach Deal With Right-Hander Gavin Floyd

The Atlanta Braves have reached an agreement to sign free-agent right-handed pitcher Gavin Floyd to a one-year deal.

670 The Score–12/16/2013

Freddie Freeman #5 of the Atlanta Braves hits a two-run homer against the Chicago Cubs during the first inning on September 22, 2013 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Braves Defeat Cubs 5-2

The Atlanta Braves clinched the NL East title on Sunday, and then rode two homers by Andrelton Simmons to a 5-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs.

09/22/2013

Freddie Freeman gets a hug in the dugpout after his three-run home run. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Braves Beat Cubs 9-5

CHICAGO (AP) — Chris Johnson went 3 for 4 with a home run, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Chicago Cubs 9-5 on Friday to reduce their magic number to clinch the NL East to […]

670 The Score–09/20/2013

Jason Heyward. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

GIF: Jason Heyward Breaks Jaw After Taking Pitch To The Face

Braves outfielder Jason Heyward sustained two jaw fractures when he was struck by a pitch and will undergo surgery on Thursday.

670 The Score–08/22/2013

Turner Field. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Lifelong Braves Fan Dies In Stadium Fall

The mother of a Georgia man who died after falling from the upper deck of Turner Field in Atlanta says her son was a lifelong Braves fan who followed the team through losing seasons as well as winning ones.

670 The Score–08/13/2013

Jesse Crain. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Rogers: Crain To Braves ‘A Done Deal’ If He Gets Healthy

If Crain can get back soon, the White Sox still might able to trade him.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2013

Jose Quintana  pitches against the Atlanta Braves during the first inning on July 21, 2013 at U.S. Cellular Field  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Wells Robs Game-Tying Homer In White Sox 3-1 Win

Left fielder Casper Wells robbed Reed Johnson of a home run in the eighth inning to help the Chicago White Sox beat the Atlanta Braves 3-1 on Sunday.

07/21/2013

Jake Peavy pitches against the Atlanta Braves during the first inning on July 20, 2013 at U.S. Cellular Field

Rios, White Sox Batter Maholm, Braves In 10-6 Win

One day after being yanked from a game for not hustling, Alex Rios busted out big slump in a big way.

07/21/2013

Jeff Samardzija. (Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Cubs Fall To Braves 5-1

Chicago ended a six-game road trip with four losses as it heads to Wrigley Field for the home opener against Milwaukee on Monday.

04/07/2013

Chipper Jones. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Chipper Jones To Rutgers Basketball Players: ‘Toughen Up’

Hours after Rutgers announced it had fired basketball coach Mike Rice for verbally and psychically abusing his players, former MLB All-Star Chipper Jones responded.

670 The Score–04/04/2013

(Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Andrelton Simmons Good Bet To Win Gold Gloves For Braves

Andrelton Simmons is a good bet to win several gold gloves during his career, and he’s shown the ability to stay within himself and make adjustments at the plate.

03/20/2013

Chipper Jones. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Photo: Chipper Jones Truly Struggles To Assemble Basketball Hoop

Officially retired from the game of baseball, Chipper Jones is just trying to stay busy.

670 The Score–12/27/2012

Ryan Dempster.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Harris: What Really Happened With Ryan Dempster

Ryan Dempster is gone, but there are still questions on how and why it took so long.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2012

Starter Ryan Dempster #46 of the Chicago Cubs pitches against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on July 20, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Hanley: Cubs Can’t ‘Tune Out The Noise’ If They Don’t Deal Dempster

It was only about six weeks ago that Cubs president Theo Epstein said he and his staff had to “tune out the noise” from fans and media as they went about building the team into something akin to championship caliber. Better buy some ear plugs.

670 The Score–07/30/2012

Ryan Dempster. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Unfortunate Case Of Ryan Dempster

What has been quite unexpected in the Cubs quest to get as much in return for Dempster as possible is the Cubs starter going from affable in the process to difficult to downright sabotaging.

CBS Chicago–07/30/2012

Ryan Dempster. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Amid Trade Rumors, Dempster, Cubs Fall To Pirates

Kevin Correia, in jeopardy of losing his spot in Pittsburgh’s crowded starting rotation, pitched six effective innings Wednesday and Garrett Jones hit a tiebreaking double to lead the Pirates to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs.

670 The Score–07/25/2012

Ryan Dempster

Braves Have Reportedly ‘Moved On’ From Dempster Trade

According to a report, the Braves have made Ryan Dempster’s decision for him: they’re moving on.

670 The Score–07/25/2012

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