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Atlanta Braves Release Renderings of Sun Trust Park Complex
October 15th, 2015 at 10:40 AM
With construction of Sun Trust Park rapidly progressing, the Atlanta Braves released some renderings of the complex surrounding the ballpark. [caption id="attachment_28712" align="aligncenter" width="468" caption="A screen capture of the Sun Trust Park renderings."][/caption] The Battery surrounding Sun Trust Park will feature restaurants, shopping, office space and hotels in a first-of-its-kind development. The Braves...

Atlanta Braves Hire Fangraphs’ Kiley McDaniel
October 13th, 2015 at 1:16 PM
The Atlanta Braves have hired Kiley McDaniel, formerly of Fangraphs, to be their new assistant director of baseball operations, the team said in a press release on Monday. ***PHOTO1*** The move is one of the most interesting hires this offseason. McDaniel has spent the last four years as the lead prospect analyst...

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, mlb.com 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...