BRAVES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Braves make up with fan ejected by security for interference

The Atlanta Braves tried their best to make up with some fans who many feel were mistreated by an aggressive security member.During the eighth inning of Wednesday’s Braves-Pirates game, a fan reached over the railing and scooped up a ball down the right field line that was in play. The security guard handling that area acted promptly by jumping into the stands to eject the fan...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves taking Rio Ruiz on a pre-trade-deadline test drive?

I lot of us have been wanting to see Rio Ruiz replace Adonis Garcia outright, but there could be a long-term, practical reason why he’s in the majors at this particular time. The Atlanta Braves are still quite unsettled at third base.  That has really been the case ever since the retirement of Hall-of-Famer-in-waiting Chipper […] Atlanta Braves taking Rio Ruiz on a pre-trade...
Via Tomahawk Take
3 hours ago

Atlanta Braves Pitching Prospects: Sims or Newcomb?

The Braves have LOADS of talented prospects in the minor leagues, and if even just half of them wind up being successful big league players, fans are in for a nice treat. With Atlanta’s rotation boasting two guys over 40 years old, I have no doubt in my mind that we see a pitcher called […] Atlanta Braves Pitching Prospects: Sims or Newcomb? - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take -...
Via Tomahawk Take
5 hours ago

Atlanta Braves: Sean Rodriguez working to get back on the field in 2017

Via FOX Sports
7 hours ago

Atlanta Braves News: Chop, Box, DFA’d Josh Collmenter, Recalled Matt Wisler

Baseball Reference Tomahawk Take Editor’s Note: Last night’s defeat was a real heartbreaker.  The Atlanta Braves were one strike away from winning that ball game…ONE!  The Braves offense did their job, collecting 14 hits on Wednesday and Julio Teheran did his, throwing six innings, giving up four hits, no earned runs (three unearned), two walks […] Atlanta Braves News:...
Via Tomahawk Take
10 hours ago

Braves Designate Josh Collmenter For Assignment

The Braves have recalled right-hander Matt Wisler from Triple-A Gwinnett and designated fellow righty Josh Collmenter for assignment in order to clear a spot on the active roster, according to David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal Constitution (Twitter link).
Via MLB Trade Rumors
10 hours ago

Atlanta Braves' Ender Inciarte & Eddie Perez speak up for freedom movement in Venezuela

Via FOX Sports South
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Matt Adams Walk-off Interview

"This is awesome." Matt Adams completes the Braves comeback win over the Pirates with a walk-off hit.
Via FOX Sports South
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Matt Adams hits first home run with Atlanta Braves

Via FOX Sports South
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves AAA team announces rebrand, claims fans confused them for MLB team

The Atlanta Braves farm system is heavy on talent but light on creativity. Three of the organization's four full-season (and all of their partial season) affiliated teams have the nickname “Braves.” This makes sense, given that the organization owns those three teams and wanted to implement a uniform branding across the farm system.But that uniform branding is going the way of...
Via The Comeback
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves acquire 1B Matt Adams from Cardinals

The Atlanta Braves have found a short-term replacement for the injured Freddie Freeman at first base. The team announced on Saturday that it has acquired first baseman Matt Adams from the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for minor league infielder Juan Yepez. Adams, a former starter for the Cardinals, is having a solid 2017 campaign, boasting a .292 average in 48 at-bats, though,...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Atlanta Braves: No-hitters I have known

This day in 2004, Hall of Famer Randy Johnson threw his perfect game against the Atlanta Braves. In this historic outing, Johnson struck out phenom Chipper Jones three times and Johnny Estrada after an 11 pitch at bat, the longest of the game. 14 years earlier, the five time Cy Young Award winner captured his first no-hitter against the Detroit Tigers, which came as a shock to many...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Freddie Freeman has fractured wrist

It took an injury to slow down Freddie Freeman, because the truth is no pitcher was able to do so this season.The Atlanta Braves first baseman was hit on the wrist by a pitch during Wednesday’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays. X-rays were inconclusive, so he was sent for more testing on Thursday.FOX MLB reporter Ken Rosenthal says Freeman is in a cast and expected to miss at...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s far too early to suggest Braves’ new stadium has lost its luster, but has it?

The Atlanta Braves sold the idea of building a new baseball stadium in Cobb County as a way to make it easier for fans to attend games by bringing the stadium closer to its fan base and making it easier to travel to games. Just two months into the baseball season, the shine of a brand new ballpark is already starting to lose steam in the attendance figures, according to Market Watch...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Freddie Freeman to undergo further testing after getting hit on wrist

Freddie Freeman will undergo further testing on Thursday after leaving Wednesday’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays when he was hit on the wrist by a pitch.The Atlanta Braves first baseman was hit as he turned into a pitch that was high and tight during an at-bat in the fifth inning. Freeman underwent X-rays on his wrist that apparently were inconclusive. This could be devastating...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Atlanta Braves: A tale of two draft picks

How many athletes are known by their first name? Most sports commentators and reporters decipher players by their number and coinciding last name. Mr. 7 on the Atlanta Braves roster is the exception. Dansby Swanson was the first overall pick in the 2015 MLB draft and is a fan favorite. He possesses a good-ole southern boy smile, and his name is novel. Chipper. Another first name...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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