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Atlanta Braves Likely to Have Quiet Offseason
November 1st, 2013 at 8:01 AM
Have landing B.J. Upton, Justin Upton and Chris Johnson in some huge moves, don't expect the Atlanta Braves to make any earth shattering moves this offseason. Yes, the Braves will look to land an ace for their starting rotation while also trying to find a taker for Dan Uggla. They also...

Atlanta Braves’ Andrelton Simmons Wins First Career Gold Glove Award
October 29th, 2013 at 10:50 PM
The Atlanta Braves already knew they have the best shortstop in the Major Leagues, but it was confirmed Tuesday when Andrelton Simmons won the National League shortstop Rawlings Gold Glove Award. ***VIDEO1*** Having a record 41 defensive runs saved in 2013 kind of made Simmons an easy vote. He also led the...

Jason Heyward, Andrelton Simmons of Atlanta Braves Nominated for Gold Glove
October 25th, 2013 at 2:37 PM
It should come as no surprise to even the most casual fans of baseball - Andrelton Simmons and Jason Heyward are good. Really good. As a result, the defensive prowess of the two young Braves has resulted in them both being nominated for the National League Gold Glove award at...

Atlanta Braves Reassign Brian Snitker to Manage Triple-A Gwinnett, Promote Doug Dascenzo to Third Base Coach
October 14th, 2013 at 3:47 PM
There will only be one difference in the Atlanta Braves' coaching staff in 2014. Brian Snitker has been reassigned to manage Triple-A Gwinnett. Doug Dascenzo has been promoted to take Snitker's place as third base coach. Dascenzo spent 13 years managing in the San Diego Padres minor league system before spending the last two...

Atlanta Braves Could Make Push for Big Name Starting Pitcher in Offseason
October 12th, 2013 at 10:02 AM
The Atlanta Braves will start 2014 with mostly the same starting rotation as this season, but they could make a move to land a big name starting pitcher on the free agent market. It's pretty much assumed that Paul Maholm and Freddy Garcia are on their way out, and Tim Hudson's...

“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...

Atlanta Braves Even National League Division Series with Win Over Los Angeles Dodgers
October 4th, 2013 at 9:53 PM
In need of a win to avoid going on the road in an 0-2 hole, the Atlanta Braves evened the National League Division Series at one game a piece with a 4-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday at Turner Field. Mike Minor gave up a run on a...

Los Angeles Dodgers at Atlanta Braves: NLDS Game 1 Starting Lineups
October 3rd, 2013 at 5:41 PM
  NLDS Game 1 October 3, 2013 Los Angeles Dodgers Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 8:37 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: TBS Game Conditions Weather: Clear Temperature: 72°F - 67°F Wind: SSE 2 MPH Lineups: 1. Carl Crawford, LF 2. Mark Ellis, 2B 3. Hanley Ramirez, SS 4. Adrian Gonzalez, 1B 5. Yasiel Puig, RF 6. Juan Uribe, 3B 7. Skip Schumaker, CF 8. A.J Ellis, C 9. Clayton Kershaw, P 1. Jason Heyward, CF 2....

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...

Atlanta Braves Still Fighting for Home Field Advantage
September 24th, 2013 at 12:58 PM
With the National League East division title in their possession, the Atlanta Braves must keep winning in order to obtain the coveted home field advantage for the duration of the NL playoffs. At 92-64, the Braves currently have the NL's best record, but only by a half game margin over the...

Jason Heyward Returns to Atlanta Braves Lineup
September 20th, 2013 at 11:13 AM
Atlanta Braves fans across the globe are rejoicing, as it was just announced that Jason Heyward has not only been activated from the DL, but will be leading off and starting in Center Field against the Cubs in Chicago.   #Braves have activated Jason Heyward from the DL. He will leadoff and...

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...

Atlanta Braves Fans Should Avoid September Collapse Panic
September 18th, 2013 at 8:27 AM
The Atlanta Braves have lost three straight and nine of their last 13 games, but the reaction by many fans on social media, particularly Twitter, has become unbearable. Quite simply, the Braves aren't playing all that well, especially with Jason Heyward's absence from the lineup, but the fact that the team...

Atlanta Braves’ Jason Heyward not Bothered by Special Helmet, Mouthpiece to Protect Jaw
September 17th, 2013 at 8:17 AM
It'll still be at least a week before Jason Heyward returns to the Atlanta Braves, but the outfielder says he has already adjusted to his new batting helmet's protective flap that covers the right side of his face to protect his formerly fractured jaw. Heyward, who took batting practice with the...

Jason Heyward Takes Batting Practice with Atlanta Braves
September 13th, 2013 at 9:29 PM
For the first time since having his jaw broken Aug. 21, Jason Heyward took batting practice with the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on Friday. Heyward, who is finally able to eat solid foods, has been regaining strength and shagged flyballs during the first round of BP before hitting with a helmet...

Jason Heyward to Take Batting Practice with Atlanta Braves Friday
September 9th, 2013 at 8:37 PM
Good news abounds with Jason Heyward. The Atlanta Braves outfielder had his braces and rubber bands removed from his mouth today, and he is expected to take batting practice with the team on Friday, Kevin McAlpin reports.   Frank Wren says Jason Heyward will take BP on Friday. #Braves — Kevin McAlpin (@KevinMcAlpin)...

Jason Heyward Could Be Back with Atlanta Braves Next Week
September 7th, 2013 at 8:37 AM
Jason Heyward had a good outcome to his meeting with doctors Friday; a follow up appointment Monday will help clarify how soon he can rejoin the Atlanta Braves, and that could be as soon as next week, braves.com reports. ***VIDEO1*** Heyward has been out since Aug. 21 since having his jaw broken...

Atlanta Braves Enjoy Much Needed Off Day Before Heading to Philadelphia
September 5th, 2013 at 3:00 PM
The Atlanta Braves have been beleaguered by injuries in their 2013 campaign, losing Jason Heyward, Reed Johnson, Jordan Schafer, Justin Upton, Johnny Venters, Eric O'Flaherty, Brian McCann, Ramiro Peña, Tim Hudson, Tyler Pastornicky, and Christhian Martinez. These injuries have ranged from day-to-day, to season-ending, yet haven't stopped the Braves from maintaining...

Rest is Key to Atlanta Braves Outfield in September
September 4th, 2013 at 4:23 PM
September call-ups are upon us and the Atlanta Braves now have the luxury of resting some of their starters as the approach the postseason. The Braves outfield just may be the primary beneficiary of the 2013 roster expansion. And while the Braves outfield certainly needs rest, they cannot afford to let...

Jason Heyward Resumes Light Baseball Activities for Atlanta Braves
September 3rd, 2013 at 8:44 PM
It'll still be a while before Jason Heyward can rejoin the Atlanta Braves after his broken jaw, but the outfielder has been cleared to resume light baseball activities, multiple sources report.   Just watching Jason Heyward play a little catch with the Upton brothers on the field. #Braves #goodnews pic.twitter.com/7Yymsttqwn — Jim Powell...