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Brian McCann’s Departure to New York Yankees a Good Thing for Atlanta Braves
November 25th, 2013 at 7:42 AM
It's tough to say, but Brian McCann leaving the Atlanta Braves for the New York Yankees is a blessing in disguise. Yes, our catcher for the last nine years to the tune of seven All-Star selections and four Silver Sluggers will now don pinstripes for the "Evil Empire," but it's hard...

Before Criticizing Alex Rodriguez, Ask Yourself, “What Would You Do”
August 9th, 2013 at 12:06 AM
New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez has announced that he will vigorously appeal the 211 day suspension handed down to him yesterday by Major League Baseball in wake of the Biogenesis scandal. Upon the news of the appeal the baseball world became incensed. Who does this arrogant, cheating athlete think...

Atlanta Braves Players Believe Steroid Suspensions Should Be Harsher
August 6th, 2013 at 4:19 PM
Atlanta Braves players, especially Dan Uggla, believe Major League Baseball should up the ante when it comes to punishment for steroids and human growth hormone. Though there has been tremendous progress in MLB's drug testing program, Uggla believes it should be year-round and include HGH. He also thinks MLB should slap...

Major League Baseball Should Ban Steroid Users for Life: Step One to Cleaning up the Game
August 5th, 2013 at 8:51 PM
Major League Baseball has quite a mess on its hands with the Biogenesis steroid scandal. They just suspended 12 players Monday for 50 games and Alex Rodriguez for the rest of this season and all of next season, but the problem would be much simpler to solve if the punishment...

Atlanta Braves Unscathed Among Major League Baseball Steroid Suspensions
August 5th, 2013 at 3:36 PM
The Atlanta Braves, thankfully, don't have any players suspended in the Biogenesis scandal. That's more than can be said for other teams in the National League East or Alex Rodriguez though. Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Antonio Bastardo and New York Mets Cesar Puello and Jordany Valdespin are among the 12 who received...

Suspension of Milwaukee Brewers’ Ryan Braun Will Be Good for Major League Baseball in Long Run
July 23rd, 2013 at 8:32 AM
When Major League Baseball suspended Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun for the remainder of the 2013 season, they sent a very clear message. Steroids will not be tolerated. For now, yes, this doesn't look so good for baseball, simply because the suspension doesn't come from the drug testing program but from...

Former Atlanta Brave Melky Cabrera Among 20 Potential Suspensions for Performance Enhancing Drugs
June 5th, 2013 at 7:03 PM
Former Atlanta Braves outfielder Melky Cabrera was already suspended last season for 50 games for using performance enhancing drugs while with the San Francisco Giants. Though he's moved on to the Toronto Blue Jays, the stench of steroids is following him, as an Outside the Lines report has unearthed that...

With New York Yankees Turmoil, Should Atlanta Braves Attempt to Land Alex Rodriguez?
October 22nd, 2012 at 4:10 PM
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman recently said that trading aging third baseman Alex Rodriguez is "unrealistic," but assuming A-Rod could be convinced to waive his no-trade clause, could he end up with the Atlanta Braves? ***PHOTO1*** Cashman told Sunday Morning with Ian O'Connor on ESPNNewYork 98.7 FM that that he fully...

Atlanta Braves Hit Five Homers in Finale to Take Series from New York Yankees
June 20th, 2012 at 7:56 PM
Now that Freddie Freeman is healthy and Jason Heyward is playing up to the hype that surrounded him in 2010, it seems the Atlanta Braves' young bats may carry them into another winning streak. The pair was responsible for three of Atlanta's five home runs in the 10-5 win over...

Jonny Venters Gives up Costly Grand Slam as Atlanta Braves Blow Lead to New York Yankees
June 12th, 2012 at 11:37 PM
Jonny Venters had given the Atlanta Braves a faint glimmer of hope that he had rebounded from his disastrous May, he surrendered a game-tying grand slam to Alex Rodriguez. Another homer off Cory Gearrin would give the New York Yankees the lead in the 6-4 loss at Turner Field Tuesday...

New York Yankees Shut Out Atlanta Braves, Randall Delgado Struggles with Control
June 11th, 2012 at 11:31 PM
Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Randall Delgado showed the promise scouts have talked about in his start in Miami last week, but the young righty struggled with his control, issuing six walks as the Braves lost 3-0 to the New York Yankees at Turner Field Monday night. The six walks were a...