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Atlanta Braves Policy: No Trade or Not No Trade?
February 12th, 2017 at 7:35 PM
***PHOTO1*** There's a subtlety in the Brandon Phillips deal that could use some further explanation: the no-trade provision. The Cincinnati Reds have been trying for multiple years to get Brandon Phillips removed from their payroll.  But on every occasion tried, Phillips blocked trades.  So how did the Atlanta Braves manage to do...

John Smoltz to Be Presented with Atlanta Sports Lifetime Achievement Award
January 19th, 2016 at 9:19 PM
Atlanta Braves Hall of Famer John Smoltz will be honored with the Atlanta Sports Council's Lifetime Achievement Award next month, ajc.com reports. ***PHOTO1*** Smoltz will join Hank Aaron (2006), Ted Turner (2009), Bobby Cox (2011), Chipper Jones (2013) and Tom Glavine (2015) as the sixth Brave to be presented the Lifetime Achivement...

If Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine Aren’t Elected to Hall of Fame, Something is Wrong
December 1st, 2013 at 6:51 PM
It's totally understandable that no one got in the Hall of Fame last year. It was the first year anyone from the steroid era was eligible, and the writers had their say that they weren't getting in. But if former Atlanta Braves Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine aren't elected this...

David Hale to Make Major League Debut for Atlanta Braves
September 13th, 2013 at 5:34 PM
Atlanta native David Hale, recalled last week from Triple-A Gwinnett, will make his major league debut for the Atlanta Braves tonight at Turner Field. Hale, a Princeton graduate, grew up watching the famed trio of Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, and John Smoltz and visited the old Fulton County Stadium many times...

Atlanta Braves Remain Calm with Brandon Beachy’s Elbow
August 25th, 2013 at 12:30 AM
When Brandon Beachy went on the disabled list with discomfort in his right elbow five starts after Tommy John surgery, it seemed logical to panic. But the Atlanta Braves aren't looking at it that way. In fact, the situation is strikingly similar to that of former Brave John Smoltz, who was...