2017 Atlanta Braves Player Preview: Nick Markakis

After watching Nick Markakis play for the Atlanta Braves the past couple of years the best way I know how to describe him is consistent. People have a tendency to confuse the word consistent for a compliment. You’ll often hear announcers heap praises on guys for the consistency with which they play. But consistent, by itself, […] 2017 Atlanta Braves Player Preview: Nick Markakis...
Via Tomahawk Take
3 hours ago

Braves Release Paco Rodriguez

The Braves have released lefty Paco Rodriguez, Mark Bowman of was among those to report on Twitter. He had been competing with Eric O’Flaherty and Kevin Chapman for a spot in the Opening Day pen. Rodriguez, 25, has been working back from a Tommy John procedure he underwent in October of 2015. He did manage to make it into four spring games, but failed to win the organization’s...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
4 hours ago

Atlanta Braves Prospects – Outfielders

We have made our way through the 2017 Braves prospect preview position by position and today we wrap it up with yet another area full of depth, the outfield. Like many of the other positions on the farm, the outfield is loaded with talent, but most of them are just a few years away from major league ready. The Braves are set at center field for the next five years with Ender Inciarte...
Via Legends On Deck
5 hours ago

Could the Atlanta Braves and Gregor Blanco have a homecoming?

On Monday night it was reported that the Arizona Diamondbacks had released Gregor Blanco. It is certainly no secret that the Atlanta Braves are in need of a stronger bench, and former Brave Gregor Blanco could be the answer to such ailments. The Atlanta Braves still need a bench bat and one Greg White is […] Could the Atlanta Braves and Gregor Blanco have a homecoming? - Tomahawk...
Via Tomahawk Take
5 hours ago

2017 Atlanta Braves Player Preview: Kurt Suzuki

This off-season the Atlanta Braves added veteran catcher, Kurt Suzuki, to help Tyler Flowers with the battery situation. While the club already had Anthony Recker as a back-up option, Suzuki’s track record was certainly more to write home about than Recker’s. New Atlanta Braves catcher Kurt Suzuki is entering his 11th year in the bigs. One could […] 2017 Atlanta Braves Player...
Via Tomahawk Take
1 day ago

Braves Sign David Hernandez To Minor League Deal

The Braves have signed reliever David Hernandez to a minor league contract, the team announced. The right-hander hit the market when the Giants released him Friday. [RELATED: Updated Braves Depth Chart] The 31-year-old Hernandez would provide another experienced bullpen option if he were to make the Braves, who have fellow 30-something relievers on hand in Jim Johnson, Eric O’Flaherty...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
1 day ago

Braves’ Ender Inciarte talks about finding out he’d been named NL’s top CF

“It’s amazing. I can call myself a Gold Glover now." — Braves’ Ender Inciarte talks about finding out he’d been named NL’s top CF.
Via FOX Sports South
2 days ago  |  Discuss

RA Dickey Brings His Knuckleball to Atlanta

Knuckleballer R.A. Dickey signed with Atlanta, the sixth team of his career, for the 2017 season. At the age of 42 (the third-oldest active player, behind teammate Bartolo Colon and Ichiro Suzuki), Dickey is five years past his Cy Young award in 2012 and has been exactly a league-average pitcher since then, with an ERA+ of 100 in the four seasons since 2012. In 2016, for the Blue...
Via Sons of Sam Horn
4 days ago

Atlanta Braves News and Links: Dickey hit hard again

The Braves fell to the Marlins 9-3 on Monday, as R.A. Dickey struggled early and the offense never got going. BRAVES NEWS R.A. Dickey struggles as Braves fall 9-3 The Braves offense was relatively quiet on Monday aside from RBI singles from Brandon Phillips and Jace Peterson. Unfortunately the Atlanta pitching staff was not any better as R.A. Dickey struggled once again, allowing...
Via Talking Chop
7 days ago

Atlanta Braves baseball on FOX Sports South and FOX Sports Southeast

Via FOX Sports South
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves shortstop Swanson nearing return from stiff back

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Atlanta Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson could soon return to the lineup after missing more than a week because of back stiffness. Braves manager Brian Snitker said Sunday that Swanson hit off a tee and should play again ''sooner than later.'' Swanson has been sidelined since a spring training game on March 4. Atlanta is taking a cautious approach with Swanson...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Teheran leads Colombia past Canada in World Baseball Classic

MIAMI (AP) Julio Teheran threw five solid innings to help Colombia beat Canada 4-1 in its second World Baseball Classic pool game Saturday afternoon. Teheran settled down after surrendering Atlanta Braves teammate Freddie Freeman's RBI single in the first that gave Canada a 1-0 lead. Teheran allowed one run and two hits and retired the final 13 hitters he faced after Freeman's...
Via Associated Press
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves star Freeman honors mom by playing for Canada in WBC

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Freddie Freeman was born and raised in Southern California and blossomed into a star with the Atlanta Braves. Starting this week, he's proudly playing in World Baseball Classic. For Canada - and for a special reason. The All-Star first baseman is honoring his mother, Rosemary, who died of skin cancer when he was 10. ''Every day here, it's about my mom because...
Via Associated Press
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves Spring Training All-Access: Freddie Freeman and Matt Kemp

Via FOX Sports South
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves sign former NFL player

It might not be Deion Sanders, Michael Jordan or Tim Tebow, but the Atlanta Braves made some pretty interesting news on Thursday. According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, Atlanta has signed former Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Sanders Commings.Really, this is a thing. Commings, originally selected by the Chiefs in the fifth round of the 2013 NFL Draft, played in only two games...
Via Sportsnaut
February 23, 2017  |  Discuss

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