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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 Manager Fredi Gonzalez Named Coach for 2014 All-Star Game
June 11th, 2014 at 11:21 PM
St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny, who will take the helm for the National League in this year's All-Star Game at Target Field, has added Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez to his coaching staff. NL All-Star Manager Mike Matheny named #Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez and Pirates manager Clint Hurdle as coaches...

Fredi Gonzalez to Meet with B.J. Upton, Dan Uggla Regarding Performance
December 10th, 2013 at 9:50 PM
The Atlanta Braves need production from Dan Uggla and B.J. Upton, who both flat out sucked in 2013. Manager Fredi Gonzalez said Tuesday that he plans to meet with both players in regards to them stepping up their game in 2014, and here's some video to prove it. ***VIDEO1*** Gonzalez said he still...

Expect Atlanta Braves’ Fredi Gonzalez, Frank Wren to Receive Contract Extensions
November 29th, 2013 at 8:36 AM
Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez and general manager Frank Wren are entering the final year of their respective contracts in 2014, but don't be surprised if both get contract extensions. As frustrating as some of their moves have been, from Wren signing B.J. Upton and Dan Uggla to expensive contracts to...

Fredi Gonzalez Named Finalist for National League Manager of the Year
November 5th, 2013 at 10:24 PM
Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez has been named one of three finalists for the National League Manager of the Year. Fredi G joins the Pittsburgh Pirates' Clint Hurdle and Los Angeles Dodgers' Don Mattingly as the three finalists, of whom a winner will be announced on MLB Network on Nov. 12...

Atlanta Braves’ Dan Uggla is the New Jason Bay, Team Should Get Rid of Him
October 11th, 2013 at 8:44 AM
Dan Uggla was the highest paid player on the Atlanta Braves in 2013. He was also the worst player, providing further evidence that he has become Atlanta's Jason Bay, and the team needs to find a way to unload him. This is beyond Derek Lowe levels, when the Braves paid the...

“Fire Fredi Gonzalez” Crowd Apparently Didn’t Follow Atlanta Braves Much This Season
October 10th, 2013 at 8:30 AM
A lot of people are putting the blame for the Atlanta Braves' four-game exit from the National League Division Series with the Los Angeles Dodgers squarely on the shoulders of Fredi Gonzalez. A lot of those people are also calling for him to be fired. Stop it. Seriously, just stop. It was understandable...

What Happens When a Lip Reader Sees What Atlanta Braves Craig Kimbrel Said in the NLDS
October 9th, 2013 at 11:11 PM
We've already addressed how Fredi Gonzalez wasn't about to bring in Craig Kimbrel for more than four outs in what turned out to be the deciding loss in game four of the National League Division Series, but deadspin.com had a lip reader take a look at what cameras capture the Atlanta...

Atlanta Braves’ Fredi Gonzalez Stands Firm on not Throwing Craig Kimbrel Two Innings
October 9th, 2013 at 4:46 PM
Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez has taken a lot of heat for not going to Craig Kimbrel in the eighth inning of their fateful game four National League Division Series loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers, but he maintains that he wouldn't have done it any other way. The decision resulted in...

Atlanta Braves’ Dan Uggla Upset by Roster Decision
October 4th, 2013 at 8:28 AM
Stop us if you've heard this one before. Dan Uggla is unhappy with the Atlanta Braves over his playing time. Papa Uggs went so far as to say he was "blindsided" by the decision to leave him off the Braves' playoff roster. "I'm not blind to my numbers," Uggla said on braves.com....

Reports Circulate That Dan Uggla to Be Left Off Atlanta Braves National League Division Series Roster
October 1st, 2013 at 9:13 PM
In what should overjoy many fans, reports indicate that Dan Uggla will not be on the Atlanta Braves' roster during the National League Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, braves.com reports. The stats are horrific for a man making a team-high $13 million. Uggla hit .179 with 22 home runs in 136...

Fredi Gonzalez Needs to Leave Dan Uggla, B.J. Upton Off Atlanta Braves Playoff Roster
September 29th, 2013 at 10:18 PM
There hasn't been a lot of talk surrounding which position players Fredi Gonzalez will carry on the Atlanta Braves' playoff roster, but if one thing is clear, it's that B.J. Upton and Dan Uggla should be left off for the National League Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The reasons...

Brian McCann Listed as Day-to-day by Atlanta Braves with Strained Groin
September 27th, 2013 at 8:31 AM
Brian McCann only lasted until the second inning of the Atlanta Braves' 7-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday when he was forced to leave with a strained groin. The positive note is that the Braves could have him back as soon as the weekend. "Worst-case scenario is we don't...

Atlanta Braves’ Freddie Freeman Disagrees with Ejection, Could Face Suspension
September 26th, 2013 at 7:56 AM
The umpires from Wednesday's fracas between the Milwaukee Brewers and Atlanta Braves must have seen something entirely different than everyone else. They said Freddie Freeman was one of the most aggressive offenders in the Carlos Gomez disaster, thereby warranting his ejection. ***VIDEO1*** "When the group got together, you can see on the...

C.B. Bucknor Vs Sam Holbrook: Who Has Hurt the Atlanta Braves More?
September 19th, 2013 at 5:03 PM
It's no secret that there is a serious lack of umpire accountability in Major League Baseball, and this season has only further supported that thought. The Atlanta Braves are one of the teams at the forefront of this school of thought. The question is, which ump has hurt the Atlanta...

Jason Heyward Nearing Return to Atlanta Braves Lineup
September 19th, 2013 at 10:59 AM
Jason Heyward took his first session of live batting practice on the Atlanta Braves' most recent trip to Washington, as they took on the Nationals for their final series of the regular season. After moving to the lead-off spot, Heyward helped the Braves to a 19-4 record, while maintaining a .341...

C.B. Bucknor’s Ejections of Fredi Gonzalez, Alex Wood Just Another Sign Umpires Need Accountability
September 19th, 2013 at 8:43 AM
Major League Baseball was further given opportunity to correct the UmpShow after Wednesday night's debacle, in which C.B. Bucknor made yet more bad calls and injected himself into the game, ejecting Fredi Gonzalez and Alex Wood. Even though the Atlanta Braves won the game, Bucknor needs to answer for his consistently...

Atlanta Braves Beat Washington Nationals, C.B. Bucknor to Cut Magic Number to Two
September 18th, 2013 at 11:03 PM
The Atlanta Braves, motivated by Fredi Gonzalez and Alex Wood's ejections at the hands of C.B. Bucknor in the fifth inning, defeated the Washington Nationals 5-2 on Wednesday to move their magic number to two. Things got heated when Bucknor called ball four on a pitch from Wood on a full...

Atlanta Braves Fredi Gonzalez, Alex Wood Ejected by C.B. Bucknor
September 18th, 2013 at 8:52 PM
C.B. Bucknor has struck again. Who some consider the worst umpire in Major League Baseball has ejected Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez and pitcher Alex Wood in the fifth inning of Tuesday's game with the Washington Nationals. The usually mild mannered Wood was incensed after Bucknor called what appeared to be a...

Atlanta Braves React to Washington D.C. Navy Yard Shooting
September 16th, 2013 at 9:50 PM
With Nationals Park blocks away from the Washington D.C Navy Yard where a gunman shot and killed a dozen people in a rampage Monday, the Washington Nationals and Atlanta Braves understandably postponed their game until Tuesday. ***VIDEO1*** "There's a lot of guys that didn't want to play," Chris Johnson said on braves.com. "We thought...