Atlanta Braves lament: Look Bartolo, I think we should see other people…

Sorry Big Sexy, but you’ve only been one of the two things that your nickname suggests this season. From your 5’11”, 285lb frame to your 6.38 ERA, things about you are just BIG in the wrong ways. Besides, I think it’s time that I tell you.. There’s someone else… His name is Sean Newcomb, and […] Atlanta Braves lament: Look Bartolo, I think we should see other people…...
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8 hours ago

Atlanta Braves Morning Chop: Dansby just doesn’t cut it… as predicted

Is it the schedule?  is it the opponents?  Was it the Blue Jays?  Whatever the reason, the Braves are actually putting together a nice little run. After a sweep of the Padres on April 17, the Atlanta Braves celebrated the opening of SunTrust Park by finally reaching the .500 mark at 6-6. However, after the […] Atlanta Braves Morning Chop: Dansby just doesn’t cut it… as...
Via Tomahawk Take
11 hours ago

Inciarte 5-for-5, Bullpen Solid in Atlanta Braves win over Pirates

Ender Inciarte stole the show Monday night as the Braves hosted the Pirates at SunTrust Park, in a game packed full of good things for the home team. The Atlanta Braves (19-23) were fresh off a series win against the first place Washington Nationals, and kept the momentum going Monday night with a 5-2 victory […] Inciarte 5-for-5, Bullpen Solid in Atlanta Braves win over Pirates...
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12 hours ago

Matt Adams hits first home run with Atlanta Braves

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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves' Brandon Phillips talks about career home run No. 200

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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...
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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...
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1 day 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...
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Atlanta Braves news and links: Atlanta adds Adams

Matt Adams made his Braves debut on Sunday as he begins what could be a very important time in his career. BRAVES NEWS Atlanta rallies late but can’t sweep Washington Needless to say, the fact that the Braves were even in position to sweep the Nationals after losing Freddie Freeman is a testament to the fact that this team is not going to just roll over and die. That was...
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1 day ago

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,...
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3 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...
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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...
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5 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...
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5 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...
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5 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...
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5 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...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

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