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Former Atlanta Brave Mark DeRosa Retires; Joins MLB Network
November 15th, 2013 at 12:17 PM
Former Atlanta Brave Mark DeRosa has retired after a 16-year career that began in Atlanta and ended with the Toronto Blue Jays, his eighth Major League team.  The 38-year-old DeRosa was drafted by the Braves in the 7th round of the 1996 amateur draft. He debuted on September 2, 1998 and played...

Former Atlanta Braves Skipper Bobby Cox on Hall of Fame Ballot
November 5th, 2013 at 2:12 PM
Baseball's Veteran's Committee will vote next month on the National Baseball Hall of Fame Expansion Era ballot that will feature three prominent managers of the past generation, Bobby Cox, Tony LaRussa, and Joe Torre. The sixteen member committee will vote on a 12-man ballot that also includes manager Billy Martin, players...

Atlanta Braves Tied for 2nd-Most Strike-Outs in MLB
August 29th, 2013 at 1:08 PM
The Atlanta Braves do not have the most strike-outs in baseball; they're close, however. The Braves currently sit at 1, 127 strikeouts on the year - tied with the Minnesota Twins for 2nd in all of baseball. The Houston Astros currently lead the category with 1,252 strikeouts. Coming into the season, it...

Cooperstown, Site of Atlanta Braves Reunion in 2014; Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, and Bobby Cox on Ballot for First Time
August 17th, 2013 at 8:06 AM
Atlanta Braves fans should reserve their tickets now for an exciting reunion taking place next July at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY. With Braves legends Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine joining former manager Bobby Cox and former general manager John Schuerholz on on the ballot for the first time, next...

Major League Baseball Owners Meet to Discuss Instant Replay Expansion
August 14th, 2013 at 11:10 AM
Major League Baseball owners will meet later today to discuss whether or not to expand the use of instant replay during games. Baseball began using instant replay in 2008 on disputed boundary home run calls. Baseball purists, always concerned with any major changes to the game, will not be a proponent...