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Atlanta Braves Take a Step Back by the Bay, Fall in Game 1

It was the little things that hurt last night – things you can get away wait against lesser opposition.  Against a San Francisco club that’s this well-managed?  Different outcome. The Braves had not been shut out for quite some time – the last time being a 1-0 loss to St. Louis on August 5th.  Before […] Atlanta Braves Take a Step Back by the Bay, Fall in Game 1 - Tomahawk...
Via Tomahawk Take
5 minutes ago

Atlanta Braves BamTech Windfall More of a Dust Devil

Atlanta Braves BamTech Windfall More of a Dust Devil The sale of BamTech will provide a large chunk of cash to MLB and the Atlanta Braves will get their share but it’s not a game changer or payroll booster. BAM What? In 2000 MLB created MLB Advanced Media (MLBAM) as a vehicle to make in-depth […] Atlanta Braves BamTech Windfall More of a Dust Devil - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk...
Via Tomahawk Take
9 hours ago

Atlanta Braves Minor League All Questions Answered, August Edition

Atlanta Braves Minor League All Questions Answered, August Edition The trades from the deadline brought in a load of great players, and we’ve been able to see the movement of the draftees from June. Now the minor league seasons begin to end, and the Braves could have as many as 4 affiliates in the playoffs […] Atlanta Braves Minor League All Questions Answered, August Edition...
Via Tomahawk Take
10 hours ago

Matt Kemp on Braves offense since his arrival

"The offense has shown flashes of being really, really good." -- Matt Kemp on Braves offense since his arrival.
Via FOX Sports South
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Of late the Braves are showing how good they can be defensively

Of late the Braves are showing how good they can be defensively. Freddie Freeman and Matt Wisler weigh in.
Via FOX Sports South
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Braves' Freddie Freeman on the aftermath of that epic catch

"I slept on my stomach ... it's OK. I'm just a little sore." -- Braves' Freddie Freeman on the aftermath of that epic catch
Via FOX Sports South
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

D-backs can't solve Braves' Wisler

PHOENIX -- Maybe the Arizona Diamondbacks hoped for more from Robbie Ray on the heels of his being named the National League Player of the Week for last week's two winning performances.Not that Ray disappointed on Thursday night, but he couldn't ride the recent success to another win as the Diamondbacks were limited by Atlanta Braves youngster Matt Wisler in a 3-1 loss.Wisler, called...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Braves place Rob Whalen on 15-day disabled list

The Atlanta Braves have placed right-handed pitcher Rob Whalen on the club’s 15-day disabled list as the result of shoulder fatigue while also optioning fellow right-hander Madison Younginer to Triple-A Gwinnett. In addition, the Braves also recalled right-handers Brandon Cunniff and Matt Wisler and infielder Brandon Snyder from Triple-A Gwinnett to restock their active roster...
Via Today's Knuckleball
1 day ago

Marlins get OF Jeff Francoeur from Braves in 3-team trade

MIAMI (AP) The Marlins acquired Jeff Francoeur from the Atlanta Braves in a three-team trade Wednesday night, hoping the well-traveled outfielder can provide a boost toward a playoff spot. Francoeur was the only major leaguer included in the deal that also involved Texas. Miami also got cash to cover Francoeur's contract. Atlanta got minor league shortstop Dylan Moore from Texas...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves GM told Matt Kemp to get in better shape

Matt Kemp’s time with the Atlanta Braves really isn’t off to a great start. In an interview with MLB Network Radio on Sunday, Braves general manager John Coppolella said that Kemp needs to get in better shape and that the team has talked to him about it. “We see Matt Kemp as a player with a big upside,” Coppolella said, per Michael Cunningham of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

A new era of Atlanta Braves baseball has begun

Since 2014, the Atlanta Braves have been one of the most active teams on the trade market. Following back-to-back playoff appearances in 2012 and 2013, the Braves traded away some key components of a successful club. Some notable names that were moved include Jason Heyward, Craig Kimbrel, Evan Gattis, and the Upton Brothers. Last year, we saw Atlanta trade away Shelby Miller for...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dansby Swanson’s family missed his biggest phone call

Like most other young minor league baseball players, Dansby Swanson couldn’t wait to call his parents and give them the life-changing news when the Atlanta Braves called him up to the big leagues on Wednesday. The call, however, did not go as he envisioned. Why? Because no one answered. In a recent interview with Cory McCartney of FOX Sports, Dansby revealed that he was unable...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Nats closer Papelbon wants out of D.C. according to reports

Jonathan Papelbon has had a rather rough season, and it’s gotten to the point where the reliever is requesting to be released, according to ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick. Crasnick reports that the Nationals are seeking a way to go about the release, and could do so as early as Saturday: Washington could release Papelbon as early as Saturday because the team will need to make a corresponding...
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Braves want Matt Kemp to lose weight

As the Atlanta Braves figure out what to do with their new addition in Matt Kemp, they know one thing: he needs to drop a few pounds. The Braves and Kemp both reportedly agree that the outfielder needs to lose some weight during the offseason, according to Jon Heyman of Today’s Knuckleball. Atlanta believes that for Kemp to get close to his prime self again, he needs to get back...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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