MLB Series Preview: Atlanta Braves and Chicago White Sox

Paul Maholm Atlanta Braves

The Atlanta Braves (54-41) and Chicago White Sox (37-55) begin the second half of the season on Friday night as the Braves look to keep their lead in the National League East. The White Sox sit 14 games the Detroit Tigers in the American League Central […]

Atlanta Braves Should Not Remove Kris Medlen from Rotation

Kris Medlen Atlanta Braves

The Atlanta Braves beat writer for MLB.com, Mark Bowman, mentioned in his blog earlier today that “there is reason to believe” the Braves could remove current starter Kris Medlen from the rotation in order to make room for prospect Alex […]

So Far So Good For Atlanta Braves’ First-Round Pick Jason Hursh

Frank Wren Atlanta Braves

MLB teams expect college pitchers to find success in the minors and find a quicker path to helping the major league team out in the near future. While it’s early, that journey so far so good for Jason Hursh, the 31st […]

All-Star Selection Highlights First Half Success for Atlanta Braves’ Craig Kimbrel

Craig Kimbrel Atlanta Braves

Atlanta Braves closer Craig Kimbrel could find himself in a familiar position on Tuesday night— closing out a ball game. The 25-year-old hurler will be making his third career All-Star Game appearance in as many years on Tuesday night in […]

What Adjustments Does B.J. Upton Need to Make For Atlanta Braves?

B.J. Upton Atlanta Braves

There’s no way around it. The first half of the 2013 MLB season was a disaster for B.J. Upton, and some adjustments need to be made. The Atlanta Braves‘ outfielder is hitting .177 with eight home runs, seven stolen bases […]

An Optimistic View of the Atlanta Braves’ Second Half

Jason Heyward Atlanta Braves

This 2013 Atlanta Braves team can excite and let down fans like very few teams in MLB. The boom-or-bust mentality of this team has lead to some incredibly dramatic moments as well as huge disappointments in the first half. However, there […]

Grading the Atlanta Braves at the All-Star Break

Mike Minor Atlanta Braves

The Atlanta Braves (54-41) head to the All-Star break holding a six-game lead in the National League East and the third-best record in the National League behind the St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates. The erratic club got off to a […]

Freddie Freeman Caps Memorable Day in Atlanta Braves’ Win

Freddie Freeman Atlanta Braves

July 11, 2013 will go down as a day Freddie Freeman will not soon forget. The 23-year-old first baseman for the Atlanta Braves was selected to the 2013 MLB All-Star Game just hours before going 3-for-4 with four RBIs in […]

Atlanta Braves Second-Round Draft Pick Victor Caratini On Fire

Frank Wren Atlanta Braves

The Atlanta Braves‘ second-round draft pick in the 2013 MLB Draft has got off to an impressive start in his professional career. Victor Caratini is hitting .356 with 10 RBIs in his first 17 games in rookie ball with the […]

Road Continues to Haunt Paul Maholm and Atlanta Braves

Paul Maholm Atlanta Braves

Paul Maholm‘s road struggles continued on Wednesday afternoon in a 6-2 loss as the Atlanta Braves failed to sweep the Miami Marlins. The loss dropped Maholm to 9-8 on the season and his ERA rose to 3.98 after allowing four earned […]

Atlanta Braves’ Brandon Beachy Finally Returns to Mound

Brandon Beachy Atlanta Braves

No, Brandon Beachy hasn’t made his MLB debut in 2013, but he is taking steps to make that happen in the near future. Beachy threw 45 pitches, allowing two earned runs in three innings of work on Tuesday night for […]

Julio Teheran’s Turn for Revenge Between Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins

Julio Teheran Atlanta Braves

A week helped Mike Minor find success against the Miami Marlins, and now Julio Teheran hopes to do the same. Teheran takes the hill on Tuesday night in the second game between the Atlanta Braves and Marlins a week after […]