Jason Heyward


After missing the playoffs and shuffling their front office, the Braves are in transition mode this offseason.


The 2012 National League East division race might have been a preview of years to come as both the Nationals and Braves are good teams built on pitching and young talent.


It won't change anything -- certainly not the outcome of the game -- but umpire Alan Porter did apologize to Davey Johnson and admit to blowing a crucial call at the plate during the fourth in


ATLANTA -- Davey Johnson ambled through an otherwise silent clubhouse late Sunday night -- black sweater, khaki slacks, white sneakers -- and started cracking jokes to every player he encountered.


ATLANTA -- The call that turned Saturday's ballgame upside-down and set the Braves on their way to a 5-4 victory seemed obvious to everyone in a Nationals uniform.