Austin Riley spent the offseason making mechanical adjustments aimed toward creating more balance at the plate. But more importantly, the Braves third baseman must now prove he can gain the plate discipline necessary to avoid an extension of last...
by: Mark Bowman — MLB: Braves 23 Feb
Félix Hernández has been around long enough to know he has plenty left to prove. But given what he has experienced over the past three seasons, the 2010 American League Cy Young Award winner had reason to be excited about how he felt while helping...
by: Mark Bowman — MLB: Braves 22 Feb
Coming off a 97-win season during which they did not utilize any of their three postseason starters through the first half of April, the Braves are not going to rush Cole Hamels. The veteran arrived to camp on Saturday cognizant of the need to...
by: Mark Bowman — MLB: Braves 22 Feb
Though registering the first 50-50 season in MLB history might seem to be an unrealistic goal for anybody, what Ronald Acuña Jr. achieved before turning 22 years old intensifies excitement about his potential to take his game to previously...
by: Mark Bowman — MLB: Braves 21 Feb
Félix Hernández arrived at Spring Training in shape, and he has created some further encouragement while throwing side sessions and live batting practice over the past few weeks. But the 2010 American League Cy Young Award winner’s bid to extend his...
by: Mark Bowman — MLB: Braves 20 Feb
Braves fans will forever remember Sam Holbrook as the umpire who made the infamous infield fly ruling during the 2012 National League Wild Card Game. Many may also remember Pete Kozma was the Cardinals' shortstop, who Holbrook felt could make an...
by: Jonathan Mayo, Jim Callis and Mike Rosenbaum — MLB: Braves 20 Feb
The 2019 Major League season will be remembered as the Year of the Home Run after players across the league combined to hit a record 6,776 homers -- up from 5,585 in 2018 -- and 14 different teams set a new franchise record. Mets rookie Pete Alonso...
by: MLB.com — MLB: Braves 20 Feb
Last season’s Cy Young Award winners could hardly have been considered surprises. In the American League, Justin Verlander was coming off a runner-up finish in 2018, and is likely on his way to the Hall of Fame. In the National League, Jacob deGrom...
by: Dawn Klemish — MLB: Braves 20 Feb
It’s no big secret that the Braves are focused on a singular goal this season: the World Series. It’s such an important destination that reliever Shane Greene mentioned it four times in less than a minute during a chat with reporters on Wednesday...
by: Dawn Klemish — MLB: Braves 19 Feb
Johan Camargo made no bones about it: Last year stung, and it wasn’t going to happen again. Some months removed from a disappointing 2019 campaign, the switch-hitting utility man reported to Braves camp with a hop in his step and a new determination...
by: Mark Bowman — MLB: Braves 18 Feb
Nick Markakis drew a lot of attention on Tuesday for his comments about the Astros’ sign-stealing scandal, but over the next few weeks, the attention surrounding the veteran outfielder will center on how he’ll be used in his new backup role.
MLB: Braves Tweets
Looking only at Braves first basemen (min.100 games) Seasons w/ 130 OPS+ or better: Freeman (7), Adcock (5), Torgeson (2), Tenney (2), McGriff (1, tied w/ 7 others) Seasons w/ 120 OPS+ or better: Freeman (7), Adcock (7), Tenney (5), Torgeson (3), Galaragga (2), McGriff (2)Beat Writer / Columnist
RT @Feinsand: Excited to announce that Season 4 of the Executive Access podcast has launched! Our season premiere features @Dodgers President/CEO Stan Kasten, who talks Ted Turner, Mike Rizzo, Vin Scully and much, much more. Check it out! https://t.co/NWxO7WduyxBeat Writer / Columnist
RT @RealCJ10: Sad time for the Braves org. Mr. B was such a great human being. Always had a smile on his face and a kind thing to say. Loved our chats over the years and not a bigger Braves fan on the planet. Gonna miss you Mr. Bartholomay! RIP buddy https://t.co/qgsQqsjoLeBeat Writer / Columnist
With that escape, Viz joined Pedro Borbon ('95 NLDS), Paul Doyle ('69 NLDS), Karsay ('01 NLCS), Rocker ('99 WS), Venters ('10 NLDS), Wohlers ('93 NLCS and '96 WS) and Jaret Wright ('03 NLDS) as the only Braves pitchers to record 3 Ks over just 1 IP of a playoff game.Beat Writer / Columnist
This ninth inning reminds us how good Vizcaino was when healthy. His shoulder was never going to allow him to handle a regular season workload. But the expanded rosters in Sept. and offdays in the postseason gave the Braves the chance to use him.Beat Writer / Columnist
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