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Atlanta Braves Trade for Ryan Doumit from Minnesota Twins
December 19th, 2013 at 8:51 AM
The Atlanta Braves have acquired Ryan Doumit from the Minnesota Twins in exchange for 2011 first round draft pick Sean Gilmartin, Mark Bowman reports. The 32-year-old Doumit hit 14 homers in 538 plate appearances last season. Atlanta currently plans on using him as a power bat coming off the bench, though he can...

Atlanta Braves Free Agent Brian McCann Projected to Land $100 Million Contract
October 16th, 2013 at 8:15 AM
Practically no one expects Brian McCann to re-sign with the Atlanta Braves, but one MLB general manager raised the stakes by telling espn.com that he expects the veteran catcher to land a contract worth $100 million. The GM cites that McCann would likely move from catching to first base and designated...

Atlanta Braves Tied for 2nd-Most Strike-Outs in MLB
August 29th, 2013 at 1:08 PM
The Atlanta Braves do not have the most strike-outs in baseball; they're close, however. The Braves currently sit at 1, 127 strikeouts on the year - tied with the Minnesota Twins for 2nd in all of baseball. The Houston Astros currently lead the category with 1,252 strikeouts. Coming into the season, it...

Atlanta Braves Showing Interest in Chicago White Sox Pitcher Jesse Crain
July 17th, 2013 at 11:20 PM
The scope of the Atlanta Braves trade targets is steadily getting wider. In their quest to acquire a veteran bullpen arm, they have shown interest in Chicago White Sox reliever Jesse Crain, Jim Bowden reports. Crain has put up outstanding numbers this year for the White Sox, who dwell in the...

Atlanta Braves Blow Past Minnesota Twins with Evan Gattis Grand Slam
May 22nd, 2013 at 4:29 PM
The legend of Evan Gattis refuses to fade. The day after he hit a game-tying home run, Gattis hit his first career grand slam to power the Atlanta Braves to an 8-3 win and a three-game of the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday afternoon at Turner Field. ***VIDEO1*** The Braves teed off on...

Minnesota Twins @ Atlanta Braves: Braves Gameday #45
May 21st, 2013 at 5:57 PM
Game #45 May 21st, 2013 Minnesota Twins Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 7:10 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 75°F – 82°F Wind: SE 2-4 MPH Lineups: 1 – Jamey Carroll, 2B 2 – Joe Mauer, C 3 – Josh Willingham, LF 4 – Justin Morneau, 1B 5 – Trevor Plouffe, 3B 6 – Ryan Doumit, RF 7 – Aaron...

Julio Teheran Throws Gem, Atlanta Braves Take First Game from Minnesota Twins
May 21st, 2013 at 9:12 AM
Julio Teheran further proved why so much was made of his prospect status in Monday's opener with the Minnesota Twins. Teheran put together the best start of his young career in an Atlanta Braves 5-1 win at Turner Field. Teheran went 8 1/3 innings and threw 122 pitches, both career highs,...

Starting Lineups for Minnesota Twins and Atlanta Braves: 5/20/2013
May 20th, 2013 at 6:01 PM
The Atlanta Braves host the Minnesota Twins for the first time since 1991 in the first of a three-game series. Twins: 1. Brian Dozier, 2B 2. Joe Mauer, C 3. Justin Morneau, 1B 4. Josh Willingham, LF 5. Trevor Plouffe, 3B 6. Chris Parmalee, RF 7. Pedro Florimon, SS 8. Aaron Hicks, CF 9. Kevin Correia, P Braves: 1. Andrelton Simmons, SS 2....

Atlanta Braves Look to Stay Hot, Host Minnesota Twins
May 20th, 2013 at 4:12 PM
The Atlanta Braves look to continue their three-game winning streak when the Minnesota Twins make their first trip that counts to Turner Field. Other than a Spring Training in 2011, the last time the Twins were in Atlanta was for the Braves' Game 5 win of the 1991 World Series. The...