Tom Glavine

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Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, and Frank Thomas

(Newser) - Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, and Frank Thomas were all elected to the Hall of Fame today, all on their first ballots. It's the first time three first-balloters have been elected since 1999, USA Today reports, and comes just a year after the Baseball Writers of Association of America sent... More »

Glavine Gets 1st Win for Braves since 2002

Atlanta hits three solo homers to support lefty in 8-6 win over Phillies

(Newser) - Tom Glavine pitched 5 2-3 effective innings to earn his first win for Atlanta in six years and the Braves held on for an 8-6 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night. Chipper Jones, Yunel Escobar and Kelly Johnson each hit solo homers and Brian McCann drove in three... More »

Sanchez' Hit Beats Braves

Pirates rally to snap Atlanta's six-game win streak

(Newser) - Freddy Sanchez singled home Brian Bixler with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates a 3-2 win over the Atlanta Braves tonight. Sanchez went 2-for-4 with three RBIs and is 9-for-17 in four games since being moved to the top of the Pirates' lineup.... More »

Zimmerman's 3 Hits Lead Nationals Past Braves 6-3

Slugger breaks slump; Glavine returns from DL

(Newser) - Slumping Ryan Zimmerman spent some time working with Barry Larkin before the game, and then had a season-high three hits, including a homer and tiebreaking two-run double, to lead the Washington Nationals past the Atlanta Braves 6-3 on Tuesday night. Zimmerman and Nick Johnson hit consecutive solo shots in the... More »

Nationals Edge Braves, 5-4

Atlanta's Glavine leaves in first inning with injury

(Newser) - Atlanta starter Tom Glavine left with an injury before recording an out, and the Washington Nationals ended their nine-game losing streak by holding on to edge the Braves 5-4 today. Glavine (0-1), who was replaced by Jeff Bennett,  matched the shortest start of his 22-season, 303-win career, departing with... More »

Nady, Pirates Outlast Braves in 12

Bullpens are horrific for both teams in marathon affair

(Newser) - Tom Glavine left his first game back with Atlanta with a 4-2 lead after five innings, but that's when things were just getting started. The Braves' bullpen would quickly cough up that lead, before the Pirates relievers outshamed them, giving up five runs in the ninth inning, thanks to four... More »

Howard Lifts Phillies Over Mets 4-2

All-Star's walk-off blast cuts Mets' lead in NL East to 4 games

(Newser) - Ryan Howard's 10th-inning walk-off homer handed Philadelphia a 4-2 win over the Mets last night, lifting the Phillies to within four games of New York in the National League East. Though a two-run shot from Carlos Delgado gave the Mets an early lead, clutch hits from Jimmy Rollins and Aaron... More »

Soriano Out for as Long as a Month

Cubs' loss to Mets might have lasting consequences

(Newser) - Alfonso Soriano could be out for a month with a strained quad, and that could hit the Cubs hard. While Mets fans celebrated Tom Glavine's 300th victory, the Cubs nation bit their nails over the fate of the star—who strained his muscle so badly during a pull-up between second... More »

300: Glavine Raps on Hall's Door

Mets hurler defeats Cubs, adds another feat to Cooperstown resume

(Newser) - Tom Glavine finally nailed his 300th career win Sunday night, capping off a milestone-laden baseball weekend with a victory over the Cubs. Glavine allowed two runs and six hits in 6 1/3 innings, and the Mets bullpen was able to hang on to the lead to hand their 41-year-old ace... More »

Glavine Wins 299th Game

The 41-year-old is 1 win from pitchers' most exclusive club

(Newser) - Tom Glavine recorded his 299th career win last night, as the Mets downed Pittsburgh 6-3. The 41-year-old, on track to become the 23rd 300-winner in MLB history, next takes the mound against Milwaukee on the 31st. "I'm proud of the company I'm getting myself into," said the left-hander,... More »

Smoltz Stones Mets for Milestone

Atlanta pitcher founds exclusive 200-win, 150-save club

(Newser) - Facing off against former teammate Tom Glavine, do-it-all Braves righty John Smoltz prevailed again for his 200th win—the most for any player with 150 saves or more. Smoltz was converted to a closer in 2001 and back to a starter in 2005, and his 154 saves are an Atlanta... More »

Glavine Bests Moyer in Battle of Vets

Career victory number 292 gives Mets a series win

(Newser) - In a meeting between starting pitchers almost ready to collect their pensions, youthful 41-year-old Tom Glavine out-pitched 44-year-old Jamie Moyer as the Mets topped the Phillies 5-3 Thursday at Shea Stadium. Glavine earned victory number 292 of his storied career. More »

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