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A large leaffooted bug made its way into the Atlanta Braves broadcast booth

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Alex Wood misses start because of stomach virus

ATLANTA (AP) Pitcher Alex Wood has a stomach virus and will not start for the Atlanta Braves on Friday night. Eric Stults, who was bumped to the bullpen last week, took Wood's place against the Milwaukee Brewers. Manager Fredi Gonzalez said Wood first told the team he wasn't feeling well Thursday night after the Braves' 10-1 victory over the Brewers. When the left-hander's condition...
Via AP on Fox
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Atlanta Braves get to the .500 mark with a rout of the Brewers

Through six innings, the Atlanta Braves and the Milwaukee Brewers were locked in at one run apiece, giving the look of another lackluster offensive performance by the bats of Atlanta. Out of nowhere the lucky number seven, which makes Craps players in Vegas millions of dollars, was also the lucky number for the Braves. It was not only the seventh inning, but they scored seven runs...
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Braves Need More Power from Homerless Markakis

Atlanta Braves’ Nick Markakis reacts to a strike in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Wednesday, May 13, 2015, in Cincinnati. The Reds won 5-1. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) After spending the first nine years of his career as a steady force in right field for the Baltimore Orioles, Nick Markakis got a change of scenery when he moved to Atlanta this...
Via The Sports Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Lucroy wouldn’t be a great fit for the Atlanta Braves

In this week’s fantastic Inside Baseball column by Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, he revealed an interesting little nugget – the Atlanta Braves had asked the Milwaukee Brewers about catcher Jonathan Lucroy, but were rebuffed. Atlanta inquired about the Brewers’ Jonathan Lucroy but were told he is unavailable Lucroy, who turns 29 in June, is one of the best catchers in baseball...
Via The Outside Corner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Braves inquire with Brewers regarding Jonathan Lucroy

The Atlanta Braves have been disappointed with the season 23-year-old catcher Christian Bethancourt has put up, both offensively and defensively, as he has hit .190 with zero home runs and five RBI. Bathancourt’s slow start has the Braves searching for a catcher on the trade market and they recently called a team regarding the availability of one of the games top catchers.Jon Heyman...
Via Baseball Essential
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Adding Cameron Maybin From the Waiver Wire

View image | While he looked like somewhat of a throw in from the Craig Kimbrel trade that took place the day before the season started, the Braves knew they had some potential in centerfield in Cameron Maybin and he has shown that potential over his first 100 plate appearances in Atlanta. Prior to this year, Maybin has been ravished with a number of injuries that...
Via The Fantasy Fix
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Chris Johnson set to return to Braves next Thursday

While reports earlier in the week indicated that Atlanta Braves third baseman Chris Johnson might return to the team this week, manager Fredi Gonzalez has announced that Johnson is now expected to rejoin the club next Thursday. If all goes to plan, Johnson, who hasn't played since injuring his hand on Apr. 30, will rejoin the team for a three-game series in San Francisco against...
Via Fox Sports
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Red Sox aquire Cornely from Braves for cash

David Tulls/APConor Frederick (@C_Frederick1016)Contributing WriterThe Red Sox have added another younbg arm by acquiring John Cornley from the Atlanta Braves, according to NESN. Cornely has very limited big league experience, spending last year with Atlanta's Double-A team in Mississippi (7-3, 2.49 ERA) and this year in Triple-A Gwinnett (24 K's in 18.1 innings and a 4.42 ERA).According...
Via RedSoxLife
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Gwinnett Braves Falls to Mud Hens 5-4 in 12 Innings

TOLEDO, OH – Former Gwinnett Braves’ infielder Josh Wilson’s two-out, bloop single in the bottom of the 12th inning scored Xavier Avery from second base to give the Toledo Mud Hens (16-23) a 5-4 win over the G-Braves (17-23) in the finale of the three-game series at Fifth Third Field. In that final frame, Avery doubled to right field off of Gwinnett right-handed reliever Carlos...
Via i70baseball
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Gonzalez gives status update on Phil Gosselin after thumb surgery

Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez gave an update on infielder Phil Gosselin after he underwent surgery Wednesday to repair a fractured left thumb. According to multiple media outlets, Gonzalez reported that Gosselin's surgery was a success, and said his original timetable of eight weeks recovery remains consistent. After having the procedure performed Wednesday morning, Gosselin...
Via Fox Sports
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Is Shelby Miller Finally Ready to be an Ace?

Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Shelby Miller throws to the Miami Marlins during the eighth inning of a baseball game in Miami, Sunday, May 17, 2015. The Braves won 6-0. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter) Atlanta Braves’ third year pitcher, Shelby Miller, seems to finally be breaking out of his shell. Miller is only 24 years old and in the past few seasons he has been trying to adjust to...
Via The Sports Journal
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Red Sox Acquire Pitcher John Cornely From Braves For Cash Considerations

The Boston Red Sox are adding another young arm to their pitching arsenal. The Red Sox acquired right-hander John Cornely from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for cash considerations, general manager Ben Cherington announced Wednesday. Cornely has been assigned to Triple-A Pawtucket. The Braves selected Cornely out of Wofford College in the 15th round of...
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Mud Hens Drub Gwinnett Braves, 10-5

TOLEDO, OH – The Gwinnett Braves (17-22) suffered a disastrous first inning, giving up seven runs to the Toledo Mud Hens (15-23), five of which were unearned, and dropped game two of their three-game series by a 10-5 score Tuesday at Fifth Third Field. In that half inning, lead-off batter Xavier Avery was hit by a pitch by Gwinnett left-handed starter Greg Smith (L, 1-3).  Josh...
Via i70baseball
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves Bullpen is Contributing to the Teams Struggles

Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Jason Grilli throws in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Tuesday, May 12, 2015, in Cincinnati. The Reds won 4-3. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) After an offseason where the Atlanta Braves made some big trades, their bullpen has been struggling. In the offseason they signed right hander Jason Grilli to a two year deal to be...
Via The Sports Journal
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Atlanta Braves: Shelby Miller’s continued dominance

During the offseason the Atlanta Braves have made a slew of trades, setting them up for a new future leading into their departure of Turner Field slated for the 2017 season. Despite unloading nearly half the roster, the Braves currently sit at third place in the NL East with an 18-19 record only four games behind the first place Mets with a lot of baseball left to play. With an...
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Shelby Miller, the Cutter, and Quality of Opposition

The past year has been a mixed bag for Shelby Miller. In these digital pages during 2014, Dave discussed him being broken during April, Eno postulated on whether he was fixed following the regular season, and then he was traded by the Cardinals in November for Jason Heyward. Now, fresh off a two-hit shutout that […]
Via Fangraphs
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Gwinnett Braves Roll Past Toledo, 8-2

TOLEDO, OH – The Gwinnett Braves (17-21), behind the hitting of Barrett Kleinknecht and Mycal Jones, whipped the Toledo Mud Hens (14-23) 8-2 Monday night in the opening game of the three-game series at Fifth Third Field. Kleinknecht and Jones each hit solo homers in the win. It was also the first multi-homer game of the season for Gwinnett. The Mud Hens opened up an early lead...
Via i70baseball
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves Pulling Ahead In Heyward for Miller Trade

I did it. You probably did too. I tuned in for the last inning of Shelby Miller’s no-hit bid yesterday afternoon. I’d like to think I was just a curious baseball interloper taking the time out of my day to see a small bit of baseball history. Since 1901 it’s only happened 240 times, right? I’d have stopped what I was doing even if it was a Drew Hutchison or Sonny Gray or...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
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Minor League Team’s Bus Flips Over En Route To Game, Injuring Eight (Photos)

Members of the Carolina Mudcats are fortunate to be alive after a scary incident early Tuesday morning. The Atlanta Braves’ Single-A Advanced affiliate was en route to Myrtle Beach, S.C., when its team bus crashed and flipped over in Columbus County near the North Carolina-South Carolina border at approximately 3:45 a.m. ET. Eight of the 33 people aboard the bus were taken to...
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Several Braves minor leaguers injured in bus accident

Scary story coming out of North Carolina this morning – eight members of the Carolina Mudcats, high-A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves, were taken to the hospital on Tuesday morning after their bus flipped over on the way to Myrtle Beach for a game with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans. Seven players and one coach were transported to a local hospital with what were termed minor injuries...
Via The Outside Corner
12 days ago  |  Discuss

What the hell happened to the Braves rotation?

The Atlanta Braves have a well-earned reputation of an organization that consistently churns out solid starting rotations. The names Maddux, Glavine, and Smoltz all immediately come to mind, but while those were the biggest names on those dominant 1990s staffs, don’t forget about guys like Steve Avery, Denny Neagle, and Kevin Millwood. The reputation is still strong to this day...
Via The Outside Corner
24 days ago  |  Discuss

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