Category: ‘Braves 101 Features’

Atlanta Braves Host Washington Nationals to Complete Nine-Game Home Stand
August 16th, 2013 at 10:34 AM
After dropping one game in each series against the Miami Marlins and the Philadelphia Phillies, the Atlanta Braves prepare to take on the second place Washington Nationals, who come in having won four of their last five games. The Braves conclude a 9-game homestand hosting the Nationals for three games, currently...

Atlanta Braves Prospect Sean Gilmartin Makes First Start Since June
August 16th, 2013 at 8:25 AM
Atlanta Braves prospect Sean Gilmartin has been on the shelf since June 16, but he made a strong, efficient start with Triple-A Gwinnett in a loss Thursday. Gilmartin needed only 58 pitches to get through five innings against the Durham Bulls, scattering four hits while striking out one and issuing no...

Expanded Instant Replay Coming to Major League Baseball in 2014
August 15th, 2013 at 3:39 PM
After meeting with representatives from all 30 Major League Baseball teams, commissioner Bud Selig announced that expanded instant replay review is coming to the game, Yahoo! Sports reports. The proposed measure will be voted on in November. MLB vice president Joe Torre presented the ideas to the teams on Wednesday; the...

Michael Young a Perfect Fit for the Atlanta Braves
August 15th, 2013 at 1:06 PM
Major League veteran Michael Young has cleared waivers and appears to be on his way out of Philadelphia. That is, if he agrees to waive his no trade clause. The Atlanta Braves are a perfect place for Young to bring his talents. ***PHOTO1***With Dan Uggla recently being place on the 15-day...

Atlanta Braves’ Bat Boy Lives up to His Title: Video
August 15th, 2013 at 12:00 PM
The Atlanta Braves' bat boy lived up to his title, but not in the way you'd normally think.  ***VIDEO1*** While the bat boys for the Braves normally help with supplying the umpire with balls, and removing dropped baseball bats from the field of play, Wednesday night, one Atlanta bat boy was tasked...