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Atlanta Braves to Give Away “Chipper Jones Rescues Freddie Freeman” Bobblehead
January 14th, 2016 at 12:33 PM
Heavy snow and ice had Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman trapped in his car on an Atlanta highway in January 2014, prompting Chipper Jones to come to the rescue via his ATV. They made it home safe and sound! #thankful @RealCJ10 @FreddieFreeman5 pic.twitter.com/KBO59VL1HU — Taylor Jones (@lilgeorgiapeach) January 29, 2014 And now...

Atlanta Braves Lose Todd Cunningham to Los Angeles Angels via Waivers
October 9th, 2015 at 9:38 PM
The Los Angeles Angels have claimed outfielder Todd Cunningham off waivers from the Atlanta Braves, ocregister.com reports. ***PHOTO1*** Cunningham, a second-round draft pick in 2010, hit a disappointing .221 with a .480 OPS with four doubles and two steals in 39 games this season. His only other MLB action came in 2013,...

Atlanta Braves Shut Down Jonny Venters’ Tommy John Rehab
August 27th, 2014 at 9:23 PM
The Atlanta Braves have officially shut the door on any comeback attempt this season on reliever Jonny Venters, who has been experiencing elbow discomfort during Tommy John rehab, braves.com reports. ***PHOTO1*** Venters had his second Tommy John surgery last year and has been battling elbow pain for the last month. He ended...

David Carpenter Ejected Protecting Gerald Laird in Dustup Between Atlanta Braves, Colorado Rockies: Video
June 12th, 2014 at 9:59 PM
David Carpenter was ejected from the Atlanta Braves' 10-3 loss to the Colorado Rockies on Thursday after hitting Corey Dickerson with a pitch. ***VIDEO1*** The incident occurred just one pitch after Dickerson caught Gerald Laird under the mask with a long follow through, resulting in Laird's early exit. Carpenter looked surprised to...

Atlanta Braves Promote Tommy La Stella, Dan Uggla Stays with Club
May 28th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The Atlanta Braves have finally given second baseman Tommy La Stella his long awaited shot at the big leagues, Mark Bowman reports, just in time for the team's two-game series at Fenway Park. The #Braves have promoted Tommy La Stella to the Majors. A corresponding move has not been announced. — Mark...