Atlanta Braves Could Bury Division With Sweep Of Washington Nationals

Atlanta Braves

Tonight, the Atlanta Braves begin a three-game series with the Washington Nationals, and it could prove to be the most pivotal series of the season. The Braves currently sit in first place in the NL East with a 12.5 game […]

Baseball’s PED Scandal Symptom of Larger Problem For MLB

Alex Rodriguez

The current steroid/PED scandal in MLB has a lot of people up in arms about how exactly to remedy the problem. In light of Ryan Braun accepting his suspension for the rest of the season and Alex Rodriguez’s representatives currently in […]

Justin Upton Back On Track, Helping Lead Surging Atlanta Braves Offense

Justin Upton

The Atlanta Braves‘ Justin Upton got off to a roaring start this season, blasting six home runs in his first seven games with the team and finishing the month of April with 12 homers and a .298 batting average. But […]

Atlanta Braves, Tim Hudson and Waffle House: A Recipe for Winning Ways

Tim Hudson

On July 26, as the then-MLB-best St. Louis Cardinals came into town to take on the scuffling Atlanta Braves, a watershed event was set to take place at Turner Field. Waffle House would be opening their first non-24-hour location inside […]

Atlanta Braves Smart to Stand Pat at Trade Deadline

Mike Minor

Aside from acquiring Scott Downs from the Los Angeles Angels, the Atlanta Braves stood pat at the trade deadline this year — and they were smart to do so. After a season-ending injury to veteran Tim Hudson, a large contingent […]

Atlanta Braves Should Look to Replace Dan Uggla With Leadoff Bat

Dan Uggla

The Atlanta Braves’ Dan Uggla is under contract through 2015 and is owed $13 million in each of the last two years of his deal. That’s a lot of money to pay a player who has batted .233, .220 and […]

Atlanta Braves’ Outfield Woes Continue with Injury to Reed Johnson

Reed Johnson

The Atlanta Braves were hit with yet another injury on Monday, having to place utility OF Reed Johnson on the 15-day DL after a 10-inning victory over the Colorado Rockies. Johnson, who has been battling tendinitis in his Achilles, tweaked […]

Atlanta Braves’ Chris Johnson A Quiet Front-Runner To Win NL Batting Title

Chris Johnson

Perhaps never before in MLB history has a player so quietly positioned himself to win the batting title as Atlanta Braves’ Chris Johnson has. The Braves acquired Johnson in the offseason. In truth, the third baseman was a throw-in piece to […]

Atlanta Braves Strengthen Bullpen by Acquiring LHP Scott Downs

Scott Downs

The Atlanta Braves acquired LHP Scott Downs on Monday in a trade with the Los Angeles Angels. Atlanta parted ways with RHP Cory Rasmus to acquire Downs in a classic trade that saw youth exchanged for experience. Downs, 37, has […]

Atlanta Braves Do Not Need to Trade for Starting Pitcher in Tim Hudson’s Absence

kyle lohse

The season-ending injury to the Atlanta Braves’ Tim Hudson on Wednesday against the New York Mets has fueled speculation that the Braves will now be in the market for a new starting pitcher to strengthen their rotation. Hudson was by […]

5 Ways Atlanta Braves Roster Could Look Different in 2014

Freddi Gonzalez

Atlanta Braves Must Rally Behind Season-Ending Injury To Ace Tim Hudson

Tim Hudson

Wednesday’s injury to Tim Hudson added a decided amount of insult to an already injury-riddled Atlanta Braves team. Hudson broke his ankle in gruesome fashion when New York Mets’ Eric Young Jr. stepped on the starter’s leg during a play […]