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Atlanta Braves May Want to Consider Using First Initial for Chris Johnson, Elliot Johnson, Reed Johnson
September 6th, 2013 at 8:52 AM
The Atlanta Braves have three players with the last name Johnson and two with Upton. Telling by this photo on Twitter, it may be time for the Braves to use a first initial to differentiate Chris Johnson, Elliot Johnson and Reed Johnson.   @Braves Brought to you by Johnson & Johnson...& Johnson...

Baseball Hall of Fame Adds New Eras for Ford C. Frick Award
September 6th, 2013 at 8:27 AM
The Baseball Hall of Fame announced Wednesday that it has restructured its voting process for the Ford C. Frick Award. They will, at least for the next three years, vote upon three new eras and who made the biggest impact in each of them, so says baseballhall.org. The Hall has already...

Atlanta Braves Enjoy Much Needed Off Day Before Heading to Philadelphia
September 5th, 2013 at 3:00 PM
The Atlanta Braves have been beleaguered by injuries in their 2013 campaign, losing Jason Heyward, Reed Johnson, Jordan Schafer, Justin Upton, Johnny Venters, Eric O'Flaherty, Brian McCann, Ramiro Peña, Tim Hudson, Tyler Pastornicky, and Christhian Martinez. These injuries have ranged from day-to-day, to season-ending, yet haven't stopped the Braves from maintaining...

Atlanta Braves Closer Craig Kimbrel Awarded August Delivery Man of the Month
September 5th, 2013 at 9:36 AM
After assuming the closer role for the Atlanta Braves in 2011, following the retirement of Billy Wagner, Craig Kimbrel's performance has been dominant. On Wednesday, he was awarded the Delivery Man of the Month for August by Major League Baseball. It was the third time Kimbrel has won the award. Kimbrel led...

Kris Medlen Evens Record with Great Start: Video
September 4th, 2013 at 8:22 AM
Kris Medlen showed the Atlanta Braves what they came to know and love in his dominant second half of last year on Tuesday. Have a look at his strong start in the video below. ***VIDEO1*** Medlen went seven innings, giving up just one run and striking out nine. It seemed like he...