Tagged: ‘Aroldis Chapman’

2017 Atlanta Braves Season Preview: Right-Handed Relief Pitcher Arodys Vizcaino
March 15th, 2017 at 2:50 PM
***PHOTO1*** Over the past two seasons, Arodys Vizcaino's performance has reached tremendous highs as a valuable closer and frustrating lows that saw him lose the Atlanta Braves' closer status. What should we expect for 2017? When the 26-year-old isĀ on his game, he looks like an All-Star-level closer. Just take a look at his...

2017 Atlanta Braves Season Preview: Right-Handed Relief Pitcher Mauricio Cabrera
March 12th, 2017 at 2:22 PM
***PHOTO1*** To the surprise of many, Atlanta Braves' reliever Mauricio Cabrera played the best baseball of his professional career in the majors last season as a rookie. Why the success? Can he continue it? Yes, Aroldis Chapman is going to be mentioned in this piece. No, I'm not saying that Mauricio Cabrera...

B.J. Upton, Justin Upton Injured, Kris Medlen Ineffective in Atlanta Braves Loss to Cincinnati Reds
July 13th, 2013 at 8:23 AM
The Atlanta Braves are still holding onto their first place record, but that will be even more difficult to sustain over the weekend now that all of their starting outfielders have been injured within 24 hours. B.J. Upton and Justin Upton both left Friday's 4-2 loss to the Cincinnati Reds...

Atlanta Braves Closer Craig Kimbrel Putting up Historic Numbers
October 2nd, 2012 at 11:59 AM
The Atlanta Braves knew they had one of the best closers in baseball at the beginning of the season. What they didn't know was that Craig Kimbrel would be putting the finishing touches on one of the most dominant seasons for a reliever in MLB history. Kimbrel has appeared 61 times...

Cincinnatti Reds Win Series Over Atlanta Braves in Walk-off Fashion
July 25th, 2011 at 8:40 AM
It took the Atlanta Braves seven innings to pull even with the Cincinnati Reds in the series finale Sunday. It took one pitch in the bottom of the ninth for the Reds to win it. Scott Linebrink served up a thigh-high fastball that caught too much of the outside part of...