Category: ‘Braves 101 Features’

Atlanta Braves Decline Reed Johnson’s Option
November 4th, 2013 at 6:52 PM
That whole thing about the Atlanta Braves picking up Reed Johnson's option for 2014? Never mind, they declined it, according to an @braves tweet.   #Braves have declined to exercise the contract option on OF Reed Johnson for the 2014 season. — Atlanta Braves (@Braves) November 4, 2013 The Braves had a $1.6 million...

Atlanta Braves Add Wirfin Obispo, Ryan Butcher to 40-man Roster
November 2nd, 2013 at 8:40 AM
The Atlanta Braves added minor league pitchers Ryan Butcher and Wirfin Obispo to the 40-man roster Friday, according to Butcher, a 26-year-old lefty, struck out 15 batters per nine innings in 62 innings with Triple-A Gwinnett. Things get a little shaky with his 7.4 walks per nine innings. The 29-year-old right-handed...

Atlanta Braves Likely to Have Quiet Offseason
November 1st, 2013 at 8:01 AM
Have landing B.J. Upton, Justin Upton and Chris Johnson in some huge moves, don't expect the Atlanta Braves to make any earth shattering moves this offseason. Yes, the Braves will look to land an ace for their starting rotation while also trying to find a taker for Dan Uggla. They also...

Boston Red Sox David Ortiz First Confirmed Steroid User Since Manny Ramirez to Win World Series MVP
October 31st, 2013 at 8:13 AM
David Ortiz had a pretty immaculate performance in the six-game World Series win by the Boston Red Sox, and he joined the elite ranks of World Series MVP, becoming the first confirmed steroid user to win the award since Manny Ramirez in 2004. Ortiz had an even better performance than Manny's,...

Atlanta Braves’ Andrelton Simmons Wins First Career Gold Glove Award
October 29th, 2013 at 10:50 PM
The Atlanta Braves already knew they have the best shortstop in the Major Leagues, but it was confirmed Tuesday when Andrelton Simmons won the National League shortstop Rawlings Gold Glove Award. ***VIDEO1*** Having a record 41 defensive runs saved in 2013 kind of made Simmons an easy vote. He also led the...