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Atlanta Braves’ Dan Uggla Gets Married, Still not Traded
December 8th, 2013 at 9:37 PM
Atlanta Braves second baseman Dan Uggla got married on Saturday, as confirmed by Jon Heyman and this photo on Twitter.   Solid wedding last night ! pic.twitter.com/hcUoB1hoZi — Nicky Gagliano (@nickgagliano) December 8, 2013 Congratulations to Uggs, who at least needed something to go his way after hitting .179 last season. However, Heyman reports that...

Brian McCann’s Departure to New York Yankees a Good Thing for Atlanta Braves
November 25th, 2013 at 7:42 AM
It's tough to say, but Brian McCann leaving the Atlanta Braves for the New York Yankees is a blessing in disguise. Yes, our catcher for the last nine years to the tune of seven All-Star selections and four Silver Sluggers will now don pinstripes for the "Evil Empire," but it's hard...

Brian McCann Agrees to Five-year Contract with New York Yankees
November 23rd, 2013 at 7:39 PM
Brian McCann's tenure with the Atlanta Braves has officially come to an end. The veteran catcher has agreed to a five-year, $85 million deal with the New York Yankees with a vesting option for a sixth year, multiple sources report. The contract has yet to be confirmed by the Yankees, as...

Brian McCann Officially Declines Atlanta Braves’ Qualifying Offer
November 12th, 2013 at 8:24 AM
It's not exactly surprising, but Brian McCann turned down the Atlanta Braves' one-year qualifying offer worth $14.1 million on Monday, braves.com reports. Reports continue to circulate predicting McCann will land a deal somewhere between $75-100 million, but they all agree that McCann will likely be secure in his new place of...

Brian McCann Reportedly Favors Texas Rangers in Free Agency
November 11th, 2013 at 7:58 AM
Atlanta Braves free agent catcher Brian McCann is leaning toward signing with the Texas Rangers, multiple sources report. g Along with the Rangers, who are likely to lose A.J. Pierzynski via free agency, McCann also likes the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees. "We're very early in the process. Brian is exploring his...

Brian McCann Could End up with New York Yankees
November 9th, 2013 at 8:15 AM
The Atlanta Braves have made a $14.1 million qualifying offer to Brian McCann, but the veteran catcher will make a lot more than that on the free agent market, and it seems pretty likely he'll end up with the New York Yankees. NJ.com reports that the Yankees are already in preliminary...

Atlanta Braves Make Qualifying Offer to Brian McCann, Regular Offer to Tim Hudson
November 5th, 2013 at 7:56 AM
The Atlanta Braves once again made an expected move Monday when they made Brian McCann a one-year qualifying offer. The only other eligible player for a qualifying offer the Braves had last year was Tim Hudson, but the Braves only made him a standard one-year offer.   #Braves have made a qualifying...

Los Angeles Dodgers’ Adrian Gonzalez Will Catch One in Ribs for “Mickey Mouse” Ears: Video
October 17th, 2013 at 8:32 AM
Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez decided to tweak St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright for saying his antics after hitting a double in game three of the National League Championship Series were "Mickey Mouse." ***VIDEO1*** So, after hitting a go-ahead homer in the third inning of game five, Gonzalez mimicked...

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...

Paul Maholm Rehab Start Scheduled for Saturday in Single-A Rome
August 13th, 2013 at 5:42 PM
Atlanta Braves starter Paul Maholm will start for Rome, the Braves Single-A affiliate on Saturday night at 7:00 PM. Rome will take on the New York Yankees' affiliate Charleston River Dogs. His rehab start will follow yesterday's performance that included a six inning, 79-pitch simulated game in which Maholm felt little or no...

Before Criticizing Alex Rodriguez, Ask Yourself, “What Would You Do”
August 9th, 2013 at 12:06 AM
New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez has announced that he will vigorously appeal the 211 day suspension handed down to him yesterday by Major League Baseball in wake of the Biogenesis scandal. Upon the news of the appeal the baseball world became incensed. Who does this arrogant, cheating athlete think...

Mariano Rivera Wins 2013 All-Star Game MVP: Video
July 17th, 2013 at 3:24 PM
He may play for the New York Yankees, but Mariano Rivera will retire at the end of this season as the game's all-time best closer. Rivera was recognized as such with the All-Star Game MVP award Tuesday night at Citi Field. ***VIDEO1*** Rivera worked a perfect eighth inning in a set up...

Atlanta Braves Interested in New York Yankees Reliever Joba Chamberlain
July 2nd, 2013 at 4:04 PM
The Atlanta Braves, as well as the San Francisco Giants, are interested in pursuing a trade for New York Yankees reliever Joba Chamberlain, so reports the New York Post. The Braves are looking to add depth to their injury riddled bullpen. Braves scout Jim Fregosi saw Chamberlain throw a scoreless inning...

With New York Yankees Turmoil, Should Atlanta Braves Attempt to Land Alex Rodriguez?
October 22nd, 2012 at 4:10 PM
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman recently said that trading aging third baseman Alex Rodriguez is "unrealistic," but assuming A-Rod could be convinced to waive his no-trade clause, could he end up with the Atlanta Braves? ***PHOTO1*** Cashman told Sunday Morning with Ian O'Connor on ESPNNewYork 98.7 FM that that he fully...

Atlanta Braves Closer Craig Kimbrel Putting up Historic Numbers
October 2nd, 2012 at 11:59 AM
The Atlanta Braves knew they had one of the best closers in baseball at the beginning of the season. What they didn't know was that Craig Kimbrel would be putting the finishing touches on one of the most dominant seasons for a reliever in MLB history. Kimbrel has appeared 61 times...

Atlanta Braves Hit Five Homers in Finale to Take Series from New York Yankees
June 20th, 2012 at 7:56 PM
Now that Freddie Freeman is healthy and Jason Heyward is playing up to the hype that surrounded him in 2010, it seems the Atlanta Braves' young bats may carry them into another winning streak. The pair was responsible for three of Atlanta's five home runs in the 10-5 win over...

Jason Heyward Does It All in Atlanta Braves Win Over New York Yankees
June 19th, 2012 at 11:02 PM
It has been apparent since the beginning of his career that Jason Heyward has the potential to be a legitimate five-tool player. He had one of his best games all season in doing a little bit of everything to lead the Atlanta Braves to a 4-3 win over the New York...

Atlanta Braves Fall Flat to New York Yankess, Lose Third Straight
June 18th, 2012 at 11:01 PM
The Atlanta Braves will apparently have to take baby steps to come back to their winning ways from two weeks ago. Mike Minor seemed to have things on cruise control against a hot New York Yankees lineup, but he faltered later on, taking the loss even though the Braves scored...

Atlanta Braves Waste Rallies, New York Yankees Complete Sweep
June 14th, 2012 at 8:24 AM
The Atlanta Braves may be in desperate need of their off day Thursday to recoup from their four-game losing streak. After wasting nearly every scoring opportunity Wednesday, the New York Yankees finished off the three-game sweep in a crushing 3-2 loss. Brian McCann, whose bat seems to have woken up the...

Jonny Venters Gives up Costly Grand Slam as Atlanta Braves Blow Lead to New York Yankees
June 12th, 2012 at 11:37 PM
Jonny Venters had given the Atlanta Braves a faint glimmer of hope that he had rebounded from his disastrous May, he surrendered a game-tying grand slam to Alex Rodriguez. Another homer off Cory Gearrin would give the New York Yankees the lead in the 6-4 loss at Turner Field Tuesday...