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 [...]
Atlanta Braves’ First 2013 Spring Training Lineup Set
The Atlanta Braves open spring training play against the Detroit Tigers on Friday at 1:05 p.m. Here’s what Fredi Gonzalez‘s lineup will look like via David O’Brien of the AJC. 1. Andrelton Simmons – SS 2. Jason Heyward – RF [...]
Jason Heyward Ready to Lead Atlanta Braves in 2013
It is Jason Heyward‘s time to take over the Atlanta Braves. Chipper Jones has retired, and Tim Hudson and Brian McCann could be in their last seasons with the Braves. Fans had crazy high expectations for Heyward as he crushed [...]
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The Mount Rushmore of the Atlanta Braves
In light of President’s Day, let’s take a look at the greatest Atlanta Braves in team history. It was tough to narrow it down to just four guys and considered the cases for eight different players. However, I eventually narrowed [...]
Why Atlanta Braves’ Catcher Brian McCann Should Sit Out a Month
I wrote in an article yesterday that I look for April 16 as a potential date for Brian McCann to make his return to the Atlanta Braves. That would allow him to begin the season on the 15-day disabled list [...]
The Latest News from Atlanta Braves’ Spring Training
Chipper Returns Chipper Jones returned to the Atlanta Braves Spring Training camp in Orlando, Fla. on Saturday in a different role in 2013. Jones will be serving as a guest instructor during Sunday afternoon’s workout. It’s hard to imagine anyone [...]
No Excuses in 2013 for Atlanta Braves’ Manager Fredi Gonzalez
After missing the playoffs in 2011 and being eliminated in a one-game play off by the St. Louis Cardinals in 2012, the Atlanta Braves have revamped their 2013 roster to have one of the best teams that baseball has to offer this season. [...]
Will Atlanta Braves’ pitcher Mike Minor Take Next Step?
Mike Minor has had a quiet offseason thus far, and that’s not a bad thing. Much of the focus concerning the Atlanta Braves‘ rotation has been on Tim Hudson, Kris Medlen, Julio Teheran and Brandon Beachy. There are more questions [...]
Jordan Schafer is Ruining His Chance at Making Atlanta Braves Roster
You have probably seen lots of news by now about players reporting early to Spring Training. All around Major League Baseball, position players have been arriving along with or even before pitchers and catchers. It seems to be the thing [...]
Who will Become the Leader for the Atlanta Braves in 2013?
Spring Training for the Atlanta Braves has a different feel this year. David O’Brien of the AJC noted as much recently in an interview and should not come as a surprise. Chipper Jones, face of the organization for over a [...]