BRAVES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Freeman homers, extends streak; Braves beat Phillies 7-6

ATLANTA (AP) Freddie Freeman hit his career-high 33rd homer and stretched his career-best hitting streak to 29 games, helping the Atlanta Braves begin their final homestand at Turner Field with a 7-6 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night. The game was twice delayed by weather for a total of 2 hours, 24 minutes. Atlanta overcame a 6-0 deficit to win for the eighth...
Via Associated Press
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Another Rally: Atlanta Braves erase six-run deficit to top Phillies

Rain delays?  Big deficit?  Seen the “Driven” episodes too many times?  The Atlanta Braves made it worth staying up for tonight against the Phillies. For old time’s sake, the Atlanta Braves surrendered a home run to Ryan Howard. Surviving that, a six-run deficit and two rain delays to rally back for another somewhat improbable victory? […] Another Rally: Atlanta Braves...
Via Tomahawk Take
5 hours ago

Upcoming Atlanta Braves vs Detroit Tigers series can decide the AL playoffs

The Atlanta Braves have a big series coming up with the Detroit Tigers. For many of the young Braves, it can be a taste of a playoff type game with Detroit in contention for the second American League Wild Card spot. This also marks the end of an era in Atlanta. Oct. 2 will be the Braves’ last game played at Turner Field. This ballpark was home to nine straight division titles...
Via isportsweb.com
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves Annouce All-Turner Field Squad…What About A Lineup?

Braves Annouce All-Turner Field Team Two weeks ago, the Atlanta Braves and their PR team announced a fun exercise for their fan base…a voting of which we could decide which positional players would fill out a roster consisting of the All-Turner Field team. The Braves have only five more games at “The Ted” as they […] Atlanta Braves Annouce All-Turner Field Squad…What About...
Via Tomahawk Take
7 hours ago

Dansby Swanson learning a lot from Atlanta Braves teammate Freddie Freeman

Via FOX Sports South
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves Scouting Report on Pitcher Matt Withrow

The Atlanta Braves grabbed Matt Withrow just a month after acquiring his brother in trade from the Dodgers. Can Matt be the better pitcher for the Braves? Who Is He? On May 27, 2015, the Atlanta Braves acquired Chris Withrow from the Los Angeles Dodgers along with Juan Uribe. On June 9th, they drafted Matt […] Atlanta Braves Scouting Report on Pitcher Matt Withrow - Tomahawk Take...
Via Tomahawk Take
14 hours ago

Report: Giants acquire Gordon Beckham from Braves

The San Francisco Giants have acquired infielder Gordon Beckham from the Atlanta Braves for cash, in an effort to shore up the infield for the last week of the season, MLB.com Mark Bowman’s reports. Henry Schulman was first to report the deal was close. Schulman says that the move is a likely indication that third baseman […] The post Report: Giants acquire Gordon Beckham from...
Via Today's Knuckleball
15 hours ago

An Interview with Braves prospect Derian Cruz

We continue our prospect interview series with a chat with all-around great guy, shortstop prospect Derian Cruz One of the best things about being a part of the minor league is getting to interact with a lot of the young players in the system. Getting to be at the forefront watching the Braves’ rebuild the farm system up close has been an absolute treat. One of the best things...
Via Talking Chop
1 day ago

Inside the Braves’ second-half offensive resurgence

It’s no secret that the Braves have been raking in the second half. Let’s look at exactly how, and maybe why. A few seasons ago, as the tri-John-umvirate began to methodically dismantle the remnants of the 2014 Atlanta Braves to forge forward with a monumental rebuilding effort, they focused primarily on acquiring pitching. Many of these young pitchers filtered through to the...
Via Talking Chop
1 day ago

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
4 days 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
5 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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Snitker talks Matt Wisler, Adonis Garcia and more from Braves' rain-shortened victory

Brian Snitker talks Matt Wisler, Adonis Garcia and more from Braves' rain-shortened victory over Nationals.
Via FOX Sports South
9 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
13 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
13 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
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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