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Atlanta Braves Relief Pitcher, Shae Simmons, Out For The Year?

Braves RHP Simmons Done For Year? Atlanta Braves relief pitcher, Shae Simmons showed off his surgically improved arm seven times this season, but might be shut down once again for injury reasons. The 5’11” 190 pound righty, has had quite the long path since debuting with the Braves in 2014.  That year he held a 2.91 […] Atlanta Braves Relief Pitcher, Shae Simmons, Out For...
Via Tomahawk Take
2 hours ago

Atlanta Braves Scouting Report on IF Dylan Moore

The Atlanta Braves snagged Dylan Moore from the Texas Rangers in a three-way deal that sent away outfielder Jeff Francoeur. What kind of player did they get? Who Is He? Dylan Moore was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 7th round of the 2015 draft out of the University of Central Florida. He was […] Atlanta Braves Scouting Report on IF Dylan Moore - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take...
Via Tomahawk Take
5 hours ago

Atlanta Braves News: The Saturday Morning Chop, Box Score, Brian Snitker in 2017?

Baseball Reference Tomahawk Take Editor’s Note: The Atlanta Braves took down the Miami Marlins on Friday evening, but it wasn’t easy.  Home plate umpire, Corey Blaser, was awful with his strike zone to say the least….for both teams.  In the 4th inning, Matt Kemp and Brian Snitker are both ejected from the game after some […] Atlanta Braves News: The Saturday Morning Chop...
Via Tomahawk Take
9 hours ago

Marlins allow late run in loss to Braves, drop third straight game

MIAMI (AP) -- The Atlanta Braves keep tripping up postseason contenders. Adonis Garcia hit a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning, and the Braves beat the Miami Marlins 3-2 Friday night for their season-high seventh straight win Freddie Freeman extended his hitting streak to 27 games with a sixth-inning double. Atlanta's winning streak is its longest since it won nine in a row...
Via Associated Press
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Former Atlanta Braves pitching coach Leo Mazzone reflects on favorite memory of Turner Field

Clip provided as part of FOX Sports South and FOX Sports Southeast's Farewell To the Ted driven by Chevrolet. Coverage of the Atlanta Braves' final homestand begins Tuesday, September 27 at 6:30 p.m. ET on FOX Sports Southeast and streaming on FOX Sports GO.
Via FOX Sports South
1 day ago  |  Discuss

How to Judge the Atlanta Braves’ Rebuild

Atlanta Braves fans are waiting for their team to be consistently good again. After winning the division handily in 2013 but losing in the NLDS, the team fired general manager Frank Wren at the end of the following year. They replaced him with a duo: president of baseball pperations John Hart and GM John Coppolella. These two combined with longtime Braves executive John Schuerholz...
Via Fangraphs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Justise Winslow catches home run, throws it back

Miami Heat forward Justise Winslow hit up Thursday night’s game at Marlins Park, and he did a thing that most fans at the ballpark wouldn’t do. He caught a home run ball and threw it back. Winslow wasn’t at Wrigley Field, but he was still passionate enough about the home team that when Matt Kemp hit his second home run of the game, the Heat big man snagged the ball and threw...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves' Ender Inciarte deserves Gold Glove consideration

Via FOX Sports South
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ender Inciarte on game-ending catch as Braves swept Mets

'@Braves fans used to see catches like that from Andruw Jones. I'm just trying to copy him." -- Ender Inciarte on game-ending catch as Braves swept Mets.
Via FOX Sports South
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves RHP Jose Ramirez drops appeal of 3-game suspension

NEW YORK (AP) Atlanta Braves reliever Jose Ramirez has dropped the appeal of his three-game suspension for throwing a pitch near the head of Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez. Ramirez began serving his penalty Wednesday night against the New York Mets. He will miss two more games in Miami before he is eligible to return Saturday against the Marlins. A hearing had been scheduled...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Big daddy: Freeman takes newborn home, homers, gets 4 hits

NEW YORK (AP) Freddie Freeman took his newborn son and wife home from a hospital, stayed up through most of the night and headed from Atlanta to New York. This is what adrenaline can do: He got four hits, including a two-run homer, and drove in three runs to help the last-place Braves to a 7-3 win over the contending Mets on Monday night. ''My flight was at 11:30, but that doesn...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Freddie Freeman leaves game to be with wife in labor

Freddie Freeman started Wednesday’s game, but did not finish it due to a family matter. Freeman’s wife was expecting the couple’s first child this week, and the time finally came. The Braves first baseman was in the starting lineup for their game against the Marlins. However, during the seventh inning, Freeman was seen hastily making his way through the dugout and to the clubhouse...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Going out with a thud: The Braves' historically awful farewell to Turner Field

For the past couple of seasons, the Atlanta Braves have been an especially bad baseball team. This is mostly by design. When the new front office came into power, it decided that instead of trying to convince most of the soon-to-be-very pricey veteran talent to stay in town, the powers that be would instead trade them for prospects in order to transform what was once a barren minor...
Via Yardbarker
10 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB farewells: Atlanta Braves

It is that part of the year when pennant race positioning becomes the priority for some, while an early look to the next spring is the forced reality for others. It is time to say an early goodbye to some of our summertime friends who will not be joining us in the fall… starting with the 2016 Atlanta Braves. Where It Started The Braves picked up where they left off last season...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Who will be the Atlanta Braves manager in 2017?

The Atlanta Braves have been spoiled by a player’s manager since Bobby Cox took over in the early 90’s. Bobby Cox would’ve never even considered taking a pitcher out during a perfect game. If one of his guys was at 89 pitches through 7 perfect innings, you can bet that he would let him throw 200 pitches if that meant etching your name in the history books. The question is will...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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