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Atlanta Braves’ Offense Shut Down In 7-0 Lost As Julio Teheran Struggled

  Julio Teheran Was Pummeled With 7 Earned Runs Before Exiting After 3 Innings While The Atlanta Braves Couldn’t Come Up With Any Runs The Atlanta Braves came in today winning 4 consecutive series (including this one) as they attempted to get a 3-game sweep against the Milwaukee Brewers…at no point in this game did […] Atlanta Braves’ Offense Shut Down In 7-0 Lost As Julio...
Via Tomahawk Take
1 hour ago

Atlanta Braves win 3-1 against Central leading Brewers; Claim 4th straight series win

After a rough first inning, Atlanta Braves starter, R.A. Dickey settled into a groove and got the win. The Braves won game two, securing the series against Milwaukee, 3-1. It’s also their 4th consecutive series win. Milwaukee got one run in the first after loading the bases off R.A. Dickey. That would be all they […] Atlanta Braves win 3-1 against Central leading Brewers; Claim...
Via Tomahawk Take
1 day ago

Atlanta Braves news: Chop, Box, Dansby Swanson’s remarkable plays

Baseball Reference Tomahawk Take Editor’s Note: The Atlanta Braves picked up the win on Friday night after some solid pitching from Mike Foltynewicz and some timely hits from the lineup.  Folty threw five innings, gave up four hits, one run, three walks and had nine strikeouts…he also hit one batter.  The only run he gave […] Atlanta Braves news: Chop, Box, Dansby Swanson’s...
Via Tomahawk Take
1 day ago

Phillips’ 2-run homer powers surging Braves past Brewers 3-1

ATLANTA (AP) — Brandon Phillips gave Atlanta the lead with a two-run homer in the third to continue his productive homestand, R.A. Dickey threw seven strong innings and the surging Braves beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-1 on Saturday. Phillips has homered in three straight games after delivering game-winning hits in back-to-back games against Miami on June 17-18, early in the 10-game...
Via MyNorthwest.com
1 day ago

Nick Markakis on Braves’ offensive eruption in June, including 12 runs in win over Giants

“We’re getting big hits in big situations.” — Nick Markakis on Braves’ offensive eruption in June, including 12 runs in win over Giants.
Via FOX Sports South
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Freeze made another Braves fan faceplant during a race

Superhero sprinter “The Freeze” hit a rough spot last week when he suffered a rare defeat to a fan, but now he’s back to making his opponents faceplant on the warning track. Despite the customary headstart, an Atlanta Braves fan during Thursday’s game against the San Francisco Giants was doomed early on, as The Freeze passed him in right-center field at SunTrust Park. On...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Freddie Freeman Might As Well Play Third Base

It’s difficult to overstate how much Freddie Freeman means to the Braves. He is, at present, the face of the franchise, and rather than trade Freeman, his general manager would sooner give his right arm. It’s not just that Freeman’s the best player on the Braves — Freeman is the Braves, for all intents and purposes. Although he isn’t Mike Trout, he’s the Braves’ Mike...
Via Fangraphs
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Freddie Freeman planning to play third base upon return from disabled list

Freddie Freeman has been on the disabled list since mid-May and apparently his time on the shelf has triggered something of a reawakening in him.The Atlanta Braves slugger told reporters on Wednesday that he plans to play third base for the team upon his return from injury.“[My] mindset is to return as a third baseman,” said Freeman, per ESPN. “I mentioned it and said I’d...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Maybe this “Freddie Freeman, third baseman” experiment will actually happen

Freddie Freeman was one of the best hitters in baseball before breaking his wrist in May. With Freeman approaching a return to the field, he may not be taking up his usual position at first base – he could move across the diamond to third. In theory, this seems ridiculous, given that Freeman has never played third in the majors (and only very briefly in the minors, years upon years...
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap: Rome has All-Stars, Ricardo struggles

A light day down in the farm with weather wreaking havoc on an All-Star game :( Gwinnett Braves - Postponed Rain sucks Southern League All-Star Game - Cancelled MAN rain sucks Florida Fire Frogs 0, Tampa Yankees 6 Box Score Austin Riley, 3B: 1-4, .251/.315/.397 Alay Lago, 2B: 2-4, .280/.317/.354 Ricardo Sanchez, SP: 4 IP, 8 H, 5 ER, 1 BB, 6 K, 4.48 ERA ...
Via Talking Chop
4 days ago

Atlanta Braves news and links: Positional re-shuffling in order?

Matt Adams has impressed the Braves’ brass so much that they’re actuality considering moving Freddie Freeman to third base (when he returns) in order to keep Adams in the lineup. Wow. BRAVES NEWS Bad defense costs Atlanta once again It feels like every once in while, the Braves have a defensive inning that makes you wonder what’s really going on in this world. That was...
Via Talking Chop
4 days ago

Braves RHP Bartolo Colon to remain on DL with stiff back

Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

More late-inning magic for Braves as Brandon Phillips walks ATL off

More late-inning magic for Braves as Brandon Phillips walks ATL off. Chip Caray, Jeff Francoeur and Joe Simpson wrap it up.
Via FOX Sports South
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves' Julio Teheran on fatherhood, his favorite baseball memory with his dad on Fathers Day

Braves' Julio Teheran on fatherhood, his favorite baseball memory with his dad on Fathers Day ... and his pregame roll call.
Via FOX Sports South
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves: The new kids on the block

R.A. Dickey’s knuckleball up. Bartolo Colon down. Pitching has been the biggest trip for the Braves this season. The starting rotation holds a 4.66 ERA this season, and the team is on pace to reach 71-91 by October, according to Fangraphs. Something needs to change. Are those the Wahlbergs I hear? No, that’s just Sean Newcomb and Lucas Sims, the new kids on the block. Newcomb...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves trade rumors: will Bartolo Colón be sent packing?

Now that the draft has begun and just a little over a month before the trade deadline on July 31, the trade rumors are swirling- who could be on the chopping block for the Atlanta Braves? Thanks to a rough season, an oblique strain, and a one-year contract, 44-year-old right hand pitcher Bartolo Colón could be sent packing within this next month. According to Brian Snitker, general...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Uncovering the Mystery Behind 'The Freeze' and How He Got So Damn Fast

Over the weekend, Atlanta Braves mascot "The Freeze" took the internet by storm. Between innings, the Braves feature 'Beat the Freeze,' where one lucky fan gets to race a man dressed in a blue jumpsuit and snow goggles. But The Freeze happens to be extremely fast. RELATED: Quarter Squats Are Your Secret Weapon to Sprinting Faster and Jumping Higher The race starts at one side...
Via Stack
13 days ago  |  Discuss

First round options for the Atlanta Braves in the MLB Draft

Just two years ago, the Atlanta Braves were a mess. An inconsistent roster, bloated payroll and depleted farm system seemed destined to guide the once proud organization to the cellar for years to come. Now, after a flurry of shrewd acquisitions, the dynamic duo of general manager John Coppolella and president John Hart have brought the organization back to the brink of contention...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Let’s all enjoy this Braves fan faceplanting right after showboating during a race

Between innings at SunTrust Park, the Atlanta Braves have a promotion where a fan, given a substantial head start, attempts to win a race against what may or may not be a professional sprinter in a sky blue bodysuit.On Friday night, the random fan came quite close winning. But he made a key mistake – he showboated and celebrated before crossing the finish line.Hilarity ensued....
Via The Comeback
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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