• Braves’ Phillips happy to be traded back home

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Brandon Phillips was struck by the oddity of being traded to a team that includes 43-year-old pitcher Bartolo Colon.

  • Atlanta zoo names cockroach after Patriots QB Tom Brady

    ATLANTA (AP) — More than a week after the Falcons fell victim to the biggest comeback in Super Bowl history, an Atlanta zoo has named a cockroach after Patriots quarterback Tom Brady.

  • Braves’ Rodriguez to have shoulder surgery, may miss season

    ATLANTA (AP) — Braves general manager John Coppolella said Monday he isn’t sure whether it is realistic to hope for a return this season of infielder Sean Rodriguez, who will have shoulder surgery.

  • Braves acquire Brandon Phillips from Cardinals in trade

    ATLANTA (AP) — In a story Feb. 12 about Brandon Phillips of the Atlanta Braves, The Associated Press reported incorrect details about his contract. He had 10-and-five rights to block trade rather than a no-trade clause.