Tagged: ‘NL East’

Stokke: It’s a new day for Ron Washington with the Atlanta Braves
March 24th, 2017 at 10:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. â?? Ron Washington beats the sun to the field every day at Champion Stadium, the spring training home of the Atlanta Braves. Under the dark morning sky, Washington is working with what could be the future Braves infield on flips, footwork and glove placement. One by...

Braves look to build momentum moving into new ballpark
March 20th, 2017 at 11:01 AM
***PHOTO1*** LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. â?? One word the Atlanta Braves are not using this spring is "contender." However, a word they are more loathe to use is "rebuilding." While the Braves aren't ready to proclaim darkhorse status in the National League East after finishing last in the division a year...

Spring Training Player of the Day: Braves starter Mike Foltynewicz
March 16th, 2017 at 10:28 PM
***PHOTO1*** Spring training stats aren't worth paying attention to, but spring training performance certainly is, on a day-to-day basis. Each day, we here at FanRag Sports will be singling out one player who had the best performance of the day, and what it might mean going forward. Thursday's 'winner' is...

Bartolo Colón is the best. But is he actually good?
March 3rd, 2017 at 9:12 AM
***PHOTO1*** Last year, Bartolo Colón did this. "You're just too good to be trueâ?¦" â?? Kenny Ducey (@KennyDucey) April 10, 2016 Last year, Bartolo Colón also did this. [embedded content] I openly wept with joy and love when I saw both. That is what Bartolo...

Life begins at 61 for Braves manager Brian Snitker
February 27th, 2017 at 9:34 AM
***PHOTO1*** LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Brian Snitker did not get his hopes up too high. He had done a commendable job as the Atlanta Braves' interim manager last season after replacing the fired Fredi Gonzalez on May 17. Yet Snitker knew his place over four decades in the organization...