Category: ‘Braves 101 Features’

Atlanta Braves Name John Coppolella General Manager
October 1st, 2015 at 7:42 PM
In a move that surprised exactly no one, the Atlanta Braves named John Coppolella their new general manager on Thursday. ***PHOTO1*** The Braves made the move official at Turner Field, though Coppolella had essentially been doing most of the GM work all year anyway. John Hart will remain as president of baseball...

Pace of Play Rule Changes Coming to Major League Baseball
February 20th, 2015 at 11:18 AM
Nothing as extreme as a pitch clock or limiting mound visits is coming through the pipeline, but Major League Baseball is expected announce three pace of play rule changes, reports. ***PHOTO1*** Thankfully, the replay review process is already being overhauled. Last season, managers would leisurely stroll to have a chat with...

Pitchers and Catchers Report to Atlanta Braves Spring Training
February 19th, 2015 at 6:50 PM
A new year has brought plenty of new faces to the Atlanta Braves, whose pitchers and catchers reported today to Spring Training. After underperforming in 2014, the 2015 Braves have 17 new players on their 40-man roster. Gone are Justin Upton, Evan Gattis and Jason Heyward, replaced by Nick Markakis, Jonny...

John Hart Named Atlanta Braves’ President of Baseball Operations
October 23rd, 2014 at 12:33 PM
John Hart, who took over as the Atlanta Braves' interim manager last month, had no desire to become the Atlanta Braves' permanent general manager, but he did accept the position as the Braves' president of baseball operations on Thursday, the team announced. ***PHOTO1*** Though Hart could effectively run the club in this...

Atlanta Braves Fire GM Frank Wren
September 22nd, 2014 at 11:22 AM
The Atlanta Braves have fired general manager Frank Wren, the team announced on Twitter today. ***PHOTO1*** The move comes a day after the Braves were swept by the New York Mets to put them three games under .500 and eliminated them from playoff contention. John Hart has been named interim GM but...