Atlanta Braves Frontrunners to Acquire Jeff Samardzija in Trade
There have been several teams that have shown interest in trading for Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija during the 2013 Winter Meetings. The good news for the Atlanta Braves is that they appear to be the frontrunners to acquire [...]
2013 MLB Winter Meetings: Jordan Walden Signing as Big as Atlanta Braves Will Go?
Almost one year ago the Atlanta Braves traded their former-future star Tommy Hanson to the Los Angeles Angels for reliever Jordan Walden. Hanson had clearly seen better days despite his relative youth but Walden was no guaranteed bonus either. What [...]
Chicago Cubs And Atlanta Braves Potential Trade Partners?
Two seasons ago, the Chicago Cubs and Atlanta Braves very nearly had a trade deadline deal in place that would have sent Ryan Dempster to Atlanta in exchange for prospects, including Julio Teheran. That deal ultimately fell through and Dempster [...]
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Atlanta Braves Rumors: Should There Be A Plan C For Center Field?
Though the Atlanta Braves are understandably being hopeful about it, their outlook in center field could quickly escalate to a Dan Uggla-level mess. No, one poor year isn’t the end-all indictment for B.J. Upton, but this wasn’t just a down [...]
New Ballpark is a Very Exciting Move for Atlanta Braves Franchise
The Atlanta Braves have announced that they are going to move away from Turner Field for the start of the 2017 season. Though this might seem soon to move after only 20 years, the move is the right thing at [...]
Brian McCann Smart to Reject Qualifying Offer from Atlanta Braves
One of the most coveted players in this free agent market has elected to test his value. Free agent Brian McCann has opted to reject the qualifying offer made by the Atlanta Braves and as a result, the former All-Star catcher [...]
2013 NL Manager of the Year: Fredi Gonzalez Should Win Honors
The finalists have been announced in the National League Manager of the Year category for Major League Baseball’s end of the season awards. They are Clint Hurdle of the Pittsburgh Pirates, Don Mattingly of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Fredi [...]
Rant Sports MLB Top 50 Players of 2014: No. 18 Freddie Freeman
Since Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman became an everyday starter in 2011, the power that he has brought to Atlanta has been immense. He finished second in Rookie of the Year voting in his first year hitting 21 home [...]
Atlanta Braves Could Get Even Younger, Part With Tim Hudson and Brian McCann
There’s a whole lot of hullabaloo around veteran experience and leadership these days. I’m not immune to it — on any given night, at any given sports bar or in front of any given TV in any given establishment or [...]