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Rumors and Rumblings: Bartolo Colon keeps chugging along
April 9th, 2017 at 5:10 PM
***PHOTO1*** PITTSBURGH â?? One of the best moments of the season's first week was Bartolo Colon's triumphant return to Citi Field. Colon received a standing ovation from the New York Mets fans Wednesday night before his first start for the Atlanta Braves. The 43-year-old right-hander signed a one-year, $12.5 million contract...

Rumors and Rumblings: A look at some of the NL’s spring surprises
March 31st, 2017 at 1:19 PM
***PHOTO1*** Spring training always brings about some surprises. Here is a look at four players in National League camps who have raised their stock greatly during the Cactus and Grapefruit League seasons with scouts' takes on each: Kyle Freeland/Antonio Senzatela Both are talented young pitchers, as evidenced by...

First Pitch: Rule 5 picks and more
January 31st, 2017 at 2:20 PM
***PHOTO1*** With First Pitch, we're here to share some of the best and most interesting baseball content from around the web. Here's what stood out this Tuesday: First up, Kristopher Olsen of Baseball HQ has a running series looking at some of the most interesting playing time and positional battles...

Atlanta Braves, Arodys Vizcaino Avoid Salary Arbitration with One-year Contract
January 16th, 2016 at 4:27 PM
The Atlanta Braves and right-handed reliever Arodys Vizcaino managed to stay out of salary arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $897,500 contract, espn.com reports. ***PHOTO1*** The team and Vizcaino had exchanged figures Friday and would have had a hearing in February had an agreement not been reached. Atlanta brought back Vizcaino in a...

Atlanta Braves Can Clinch Homefield Advantage with Help Saturday
September 28th, 2013 at 8:31 AM
With a magic number of two, the Atlanta Braves can clinch homefield advantage through the National League playoffs with a win and a St. Louis Cardinals loss Saturday. The Cardinals play the Chicago Cubs at 4:15, so the Braves should know if they can clinch homefield advantage early on in their...