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Atlanta Braves At a Crossroad: Fire Now or Fire Later?

With His Team Circling the Drain, the Firing Squad is Lining Up Around Fredi Gonzalez The tweet storm was raised to a Category 4 today: Bud Black, who was nearly hired to manage the #Nats this year, now on the #Braves radar for the 2017 season. — Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) May 4, 2016 Column […] Atlanta Braves At a Crossroad: Fire Now or Fire Later...
Via Tomahawk Take
2 hours ago

Freddie Freeman voices support for Braves' manager Fredi Gonzalez

Freddie Freeman spoke out in support of manager Fredi Gonzalez on Wednesday whose job status is uncertain due to Atlanta's 7-20 start to the season. Rumors continue to swirl in regards to the job status of Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez. The Braves lost 8-0 on Wednesday to wrap up a long road trip. An off day on Thursday would provide an avenue for a shakeup if officials...
Via Talking Chop
5 hours ago

When Fredi Gonzalez is fired, it won't just be for what happened this year

It seems as if the end is very near for Fredi Gonzalez as manager of the Braves. When he does get fired, it'll be for what he's done in the past, and not just this season. Fredi Gonzalez's days as manager of the Atlanta Braves are more than likely coming to an end in the very near future. The rumors have been steady and strong ever since the extremely early days of the season, which...
Via Talking Chop
10 hours ago

Braves discussing whether to fire manager Fredi Gonzalez

Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports that the Atlanta Braves are engaging in discussions about firing manager Fredi Gonzalez. Gonzalez, who has held the job since 2011, received Manager of the Year votes in each of his first three seasons, oversaw the team’s collapse down the stretch of the 2014 season, which cued the surprising and often tumultuous rebuilding project that the...
Via Today's Knuckleball
10 hours ago

Report: Braves considering firing manager Fredi Gonzalez

Fredi Gonzalez is on the hot seat with the Atlanta Braves, as the team is reportedly considering firing the manager. Bob Nightengale of USA Today has reported that the Braves are “embarrassed” over their MLB worst 7-19 start to the season. In this, they are giving some serious thought to replacing Gonzalez. Nightengale also reported that the team is interested in former San...
Via Sportsnaut
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Braves are going to fire Fredi Gonzalez soon, but then what?

The Braves have an off-day Thursday. That normally would not be the first sentence of a column. But they have an off-day coinciding with a 7-19 start (going into Wednesday), manager Fredi Gonzalez on the hot seat and expectations around the sport that his firing could be imminent. Gonzalez is dead man walking as far...
Via New York Post
11 hours ago

NL East: Braves could hire Bud Black if they fire manager Gonzalez

How weird would this be?The Atlanta Braves are not likely to keep manager Fredi Gonzalez around long with the team holding the worst record in
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Could Mets end managerial tenure for Braves' Fredi Gonzalez?

It feels like Fredi Gonzalez's days are numbered in the Braves dugout. A Mets victory on Wednesday could seal his fate. NEW YORK -- Despite a victory for the Braves over the Mets on Tuesday night, Atlanta is careening toward the worst record in baseball. At 7-19 and in the midst of a rebuilding effort, the writing is on the wall for a long...
14 hours ago

Bud Black seen as "heavy favorite" to be Atlanta Braves manager in 2017, per report

Fredi Gonzalez is still the manager of the Braves, but could the organization already have a front-runner for the position next season? Fredi Gonzalez might get fired during the 2016 season and, at the very least, few people expect the manager of the Atlanta Braves to keep his job when it comes to the 2017 campaign. While the speculation will continue until an actual decision is...
Via Talking Chop
15 hours ago

MLB unveils new hire and program to increase minority and female hiring

In an effort to further promote diversity, Major League Baseball has hired former Pittsburgh Pirates director of player personnel Tyrone Brooks to head up a new program designed to increase the number of female and minority candidates available for jobs in baseball ops and on the field. Prior to working for the Pirates, Brooks held positions with the Indians and Braves The league...
Via The Comeback
January 27, 2016  |  Discuss

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