Category: ‘Catchers’

Atlanta Braves Option Evan Gattis to Triple-A Gwinnett
August 30th, 2013 at 11:36 PM
In order to get Evan Gattis some at-bats, the Atlanta Braves have optioned El Oso Blanco to Triple-A Gwinnett. ***VIDEO1*** The slumping rookie catcher was hitless in his last 17 at-bats and has hit just .188 with three homers and 15 RBIs in 36 games since June 1. “We forget that he’s a...

Atlanta Braves’ Brian McCann Blasts Long Home Run Off Ubaldo Jimenez: Video
August 30th, 2013 at 8:18 AM
Brian McCann drove in all three Atlanta Braves runs in their 3-1 win to sweep the Cleveland Indians on Thursday with one swing. The results were rather impressive, as can be seen in the video below. ***VIDEO1*** The homer was McCann's 19th this season, which is the final year of his contract....

Atlanta Braves Must Re-Sign Brian McCann for 2014 Season
August 17th, 2013 at 12:35 PM
Atlanta Braves All-Star catcher Brian McCann becomes a free agent at the end of the 2013 season and there is no guarantee the Braves are willing to re-sign him. However, the Braves need to make a priority of bringing the Atlanta native McCann back for at least the 2014 campaign. McCann...

Atlanta Braves Players Believe Ryan Braun Suspension Should Be Longer
July 23rd, 2013 at 8:25 PM
The suspension of Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun has left a severely sour taste in baseball fans' mouths. And though most are glad Major League Baseball suspended the steroid user for 65 games, many Atlanta Braves players think he should have gotten a bigger suspension, reports. Under the deal Braun...

Atlanta Braves’ Kris Medlen Deflects Billy Butler Groundball: Video
June 26th, 2013 at 4:10 PM
In one of the stranger plays of the season, Atlanta Braves' starting pitcher Kris Medlen deflected a groundball off the bat of Kansas City Royals designated hitter Billy Butler on Tuesday. The ball caromed off Medlen's glove to Brian McCann, who threw to Freddie Freeman to complete the putout. ***VIDEO1*** The Braves would...