Atlanta Braves Bring Back Blaine Boyer

Today the Atlanta Braves brought back Georgia native Blaine Boyer for another tour. Sixteen and a half years after selecting him in the third round of the 2000 rule four draft, the Atlanta Braves signed RHRP Blaine Boyer – @btboyer81 – to a minor league deal. Blaine Boyer is returning to the Braves with a […] Atlanta Braves Bring Back Blaine Boyer - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk...
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11 hours ago

BREAKING NEWS: The Atlanta Braves and Sarasota County Are In “Exclusive Negotiations”

Braves To Have New Spring Training Home Soon Developing news out of the Atlanta Braves camp and the county of Sarasota on Tuesday afternoon!  The two have moved into “exclusive negotiations” to for a new Spring Training complex as soon as 2019. The new spot is being pitched for West Villages in City of North […] BREAKING NEWS: The Atlanta Braves and Sarasota County Are In...
Via Tomahawk Take
15 hours ago

Atlanta Braves Scouting Report on LHP Tyler Pike

The Atlanta Braves picked up Tyler Pike as the PTBNL in the deal that also brought Alex Jackson to the Braves. What is his future with the organization? Who Is He? The Atlanta Braves targeted Pike as their player to be named later in the deal that sent Robert Whalen and Max Povse to Seattle […] Atlanta Braves Scouting Report on LHP Tyler Pike - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - An...
Via Tomahawk Take
20 hours ago

Braves 2017 Top-30 Prospects

The Atlanta Braves minor league system is ABSOLUTELY LOADED right now. There are perhaps more premium prospects on this list than have ever existed at one time in the Braves system. The majority of those premium prospects are below double-A, so while there will be good prospects debuting in the majors the next two years, some absolute tidal waves of premium prospects should be approaching...
Via Chop County
1 day ago

Braves agree to deals with relievers Vizcaino, Krol

ATLANTA (AP) The Braves have avoided arbitration by agreeing to one-year contracts with relief pitchers Arodys Vizcaino and Ian Krol. Atlanta also acquired infielder Micah Johnson from the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday for a player to be named or cash. The 26-year-old Vizcaino was Atlanta's closer over the first half of 2016, but injuries limited the right-hander to just five...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Brandon Phillips vetoed trade to Atlanta in November

If Brandon Phillips is leaving Cincinnati, he’s doing so on his own terms. According to a report by Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports on Thursday, the Reds second baseman exercised his no-trade clause to block a trade to the Atlanta Braves in November. The trade may still be possible, at least in theory, but talks are said to be “unlikely to revive.” Phillips, 35, is entering the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tuffy Gosewisch on Catching

Tuffy Gosewisch isn’t known for his stick. The 33-year-old catcher had a .522 OPS in parts of four seasons with the Arizona Diamondbacks. But he does provide value behind the dish. His defensive acumen — including his ability to work with pitchers — is a primary reason the Atlanta Braves claimed him off waivers earlier this winter. He worked diligently to turn himself into...
Via Fangraphs
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Box Score 1/6: Team USA stuns at World Juniors

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.A lovely Friday to everyone. Welcome to Yardbarker Box Score, what we're reading while we wait for the playoffs to start in about 24 hours. Happy birthday to Nancy Lopez, Howie Long, Charles Haley, Gabrielle Reece, Gilbert Arenas, and Asante Samuel. On this date in 1976 Ted Turner bought...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ender Inciarte, Braves agree to $30.5M, 5-year contract

ATLANTA (AP) Outfielder Ender Inciarte has avoided salary arbitration with the Atlanta Braves, agreeing to a $30,525,000, five-year contract. The deal, announced Friday, covers four years of arbitration eligibility and one year of free agency, and gives Atlanta a club option for 2022. Inciarte gets a $3.5 million signing bonus payable on Jan. 15 and salaries of $2 million next...
Via Associated Press
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Bartolo Colon owns offseason again with great workout video

A terrific video hit the Internet Thursday showcasing Bartolo Colon putting in an impressive workout at his baseball academy in his native Dominican Republic. While not boasting the physique of a devout workout warrior, the video clearly demonstrates that Colon is willing to put in the offseason work. The video, posted by’s Jesse Sanchez, is everything one would expect...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
December 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Ageless Julio Franco makes it onto ‘Jeopardy!’ as clue

You know you’ve truly arrived as an athlete when you’ve been used as a clue on “Jeopardy!” In Julio Franco’s case, he can now list that along with all of his other accomplishments. Franco was mentioned as a clue during Wednesday’s edition of “Jeopardy!” for playing in MLB at age 49 and pro ball in Japan at age 57. Julio Franco gets a Jeopardy shout out, &...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 14, 2016  |  Discuss

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