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Death of Atlanta Braves Fan Killed in Turner Field Fall Ruled a Suicide
October 2nd, 2013 at 8:40 AM
Ronald Lee Homer, Jr., a Conyers native and Atlanta Braves fan who died in a fall over a railing at Turner Field in August, has been ruled to have committed suicide, ajc.com reports. Homer died Aug. 12 after climbing over the railing and leaping to his death 85 feet below in...

Atlanta Braves Rejected Trade Deadline Offer from Texas Rangers for Justin Upton
September 24th, 2013 at 8:16 AM
In what would have been the biggest trade of the year, the Atlanta Braves were approached by the Texas Rangers just before July's trade deadline with a blockbuster deal involving Justin Upton, Bob Nigtengale reports. The move would have made up for the 50-game Biogenesis steroid suspension of Nelson Cruz, who...

C.B. Bucknor’s Ejections of Fredi Gonzalez, Alex Wood Just Another Sign Umpires Need Accountability
September 19th, 2013 at 8:43 AM
Major League Baseball was further given opportunity to correct the UmpShow after Wednesday night's debacle, in which C.B. Bucknor made yet more bad calls and injected himself into the game, ejecting Fredi Gonzalez and Alex Wood. Even though the Atlanta Braves won the game, Bucknor needs to answer for his consistently...

Atlanta Braves, Washington Nationals Postpone Game in Wake of DC Naval Yard Shooting
September 16th, 2013 at 3:31 PM
The Atlanta Braves and Washington Nationals have postponed Monday's series opener at Nationals Park in the aftermath of the DC Naval Yard shooting Monday. The shooting, which left 12 dead, resulted in many streets in DC being blocked off. Players and coaches were also permitted to enter the ballpark around noon,...

Atlanta Braves Release Tentative 2014 Schedule
September 10th, 2013 at 3:28 PM
The Atlanta Braves officially announced their schedule for their 2014 campaign today, outlining when and where they would play, albeit without game times, which are expected to be finalized later during the off-season. The Braves will open the season with two away series, in Milwaukee and Washington respectively, before returning to...