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Father raises stakes in foul-ball lawsuit against Braves

ATLANTA -- The father of a 6-year-old girl whose skull was shattered by a foul ball at Turner Field has raised the stakes in his lawsuit against the Atlanta Braves: He has added Major League Baseball as a defendant even as the league is recommending extensions to safety netting at all 30 ballparks next year.

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Braves: The trades that hurt the most

The Braves made a plethora of trades in the past 12 months, most of which made sense, given the team's situation. But a couple of those deals -- the one that sent away Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson, and the one that brought Hector Olivera to Atlanta -- beg a second look.