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Atlanta Braves' Ender Inciarte & Eddie Perez speak up for freedom movement in Venezuela

Via FOX Sports South
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves nearly finished navigating Spring Training site bureaucracy

Three governments, plus a development authority have all been involved, but the bureaucratic ducks are almost all lined up now for a Spring move to North Port, FL. The Atlanta Braves are now all but assured of being ensconced into a new home for Spring Training for at least 30 years, starting in 2019. The […] Atlanta Braves nearly finished navigating Spring Training site bureaucracy...
Via Tomahawk Take
5 hours ago

Atlanta Braves pitcher Mike Foltynewicz shows how to break in a big-league hat

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6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Are Atlanta Braves on borrowed time with Matt Adams; When can we dump Boni?

The Atlanta Braves appear to have found a suitable replacement for the next 10 weeks. Matt Adams is already making his presence felt, and he should stay, but is he on borrowed time? Does Matt Adams Finish 2017 a Brave? Matt Adams is only three games into his Atlanta Braves tenure. We know his everyday […] Are Atlanta Braves on borrowed time with Matt Adams; When can we dump Boni...
Via Tomahawk Take
12 hours ago

Atlanta Braves 3B Adonis Garcia to Return from DL on Friday

The Braves’ starting third baseman is set to return on Friday after dealing with left Achilles tendinitis, but are we ready for that? The Atlanta Braves are expected to activate third baseman Adonis Garcia from the 10-day disabled list this weekend. #Braves' AGarcia likely to play couple minor league rehab games before activated. Might play […] Atlanta Braves 3B Adonis Garcia...
Via Tomahawk Take
13 hours ago

Matt Adams Walk-off Interview

"This is awesome." Matt Adams completes the Braves comeback win over the Pirates with a walk-off hit.
Via FOX Sports South
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

False alarm: Braves say no emergency, just malfunction

ATLANTA (AP) — An alarm and an emergency evacuation message on a sign board during the Atlanta Braves game turned out to be a false alarm. An equipment malfunction during an altercation at a ballpark restaurant was the source of confusion in the top of the third, the Braves said Tuesday night. The alarm blared for about 5 seconds and a message flashed on sign boards stating an...
Via MyNorthwest.com
1 day ago

Braves AAA team announces rebrand, claims fans confused them for MLB team

The Atlanta Braves farm system is heavy on talent but light on creativity. Three of the organization's four full-season (and all of their partial season) affiliated teams have the nickname “Braves.” This makes sense, given that the organization owns those three teams and wanted to implement a uniform branding across the farm system.But that uniform branding is going the way of...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap: Rome rallies, Tyler Pike pitches a gem

Rome had to rally in the bottom of the 9th to secure the win while one prospect pitched well in a losing effort Gwinnett Braves 3, Durham Bulls 5 Box Score Ozzie Albies, 2B: 1-4, run, .259/.308/.388 Mel Rojas Jr., RF: 1-4, 2 RBI, .271/.309/.434 Aaron Blair, SP: 5 IP, 9 H, 2 BB, 1 K, 5.79 ERA Gwinnett got the not good version of Aaron Blair on this day as Durham put 5...
Via Talking Chop
2 days ago

Matt Adams Joins the Braves… For Now

The season opened with a curious experiment that saw the Cardinals playing Matt Adams in left field. Adams is a large human being who, till this year, had been a first baseman — and, well, the whole left-field experiment didn’t go particularly well. Due to Matt Carpenter‘s presence at first, Adams entered the weekend with just 53 plate appearances to his name — plate appearances...
Via Fangraphs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves acquire 1B Matt Adams from Cardinals

The Atlanta Braves have found a short-term replacement for the injured Freddie Freeman at first base. The team announced on Saturday that it has acquired first baseman Matt Adams from the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for minor league infielder Juan Yepez. Adams, a former starter for the Cardinals, is having a solid 2017 campaign, boasting a .292 average in 48 at-bats, though,...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Atlanta Braves: No-hitters I have known

This day in 2004, Hall of Famer Randy Johnson threw his perfect game against the Atlanta Braves. In this historic outing, Johnson struck out phenom Chipper Jones three times and Johnny Estrada after an 11 pitch at bat, the longest of the game. 14 years earlier, the five time Cy Young Award winner captured his first no-hitter against the Detroit Tigers, which came as a shock to many...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jose Bautista hit by pitch night after bat flip

Jose Bautista was hit by a pitch during his first at-bat on Thursday as retaliation for his actions the day before.In the top of the eighth inning on Wednesday, with the Blue Jays trailing 8-3, Bautista hit a solo home run. What followed was a bat flip that did not sit well with more than a few people. Atlanta's Jace Peterson had a few words for Bautista as he rounded first base...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Freddie Freeman has fractured wrist

It took an injury to slow down Freddie Freeman, because the truth is no pitcher was able to do so this season.The Atlanta Braves first baseman was hit on the wrist by a pitch during Wednesday’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays. X-rays were inconclusive, so he was sent for more testing on Thursday.FOX MLB reporter Ken Rosenthal says Freeman is in a cast and expected to miss at...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s far too early to suggest Braves’ new stadium has lost its luster, but has it?

The Atlanta Braves sold the idea of building a new baseball stadium in Cobb County as a way to make it easier for fans to attend games by bringing the stadium closer to its fan base and making it easier to travel to games. Just two months into the baseball season, the shine of a brand new ballpark is already starting to lose steam in the attendance figures, according to Market Watch...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Freddie Freeman to undergo further testing after getting hit on wrist

Freddie Freeman will undergo further testing on Thursday after leaving Wednesday’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays when he was hit on the wrist by a pitch.The Atlanta Braves first baseman was hit as he turned into a pitch that was high and tight during an at-bat in the fifth inning. Freeman underwent X-rays on his wrist that apparently were inconclusive. This could be devastating...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Atlanta Braves: A tale of two draft picks

How many athletes are known by their first name? Most sports commentators and reporters decipher players by their number and coinciding last name. Mr. 7 on the Atlanta Braves roster is the exception. Dansby Swanson was the first overall pick in the 2015 MLB draft and is a fan favorite. He possesses a good-ole southern boy smile, and his name is novel. Chipper. Another first name...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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