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Atlanta Braves Pound Out Season High 20 Hits; Win 4th Straight 11-3 Over Brewers

Our Atlanta Braves found their bats tonight in Milwaukee. And BOY, did they find them. It was a merry-go-round night at Miller Park for the Bravos. Where to begin? How about 2008. Why 2008? Well, Some guy named Mark Teixeira put three Rawlings baseballs over the wall in the same night. He was the last […] Atlanta Braves Pound Out Season High 20 Hits; Win 4th Straight 11-3 Over...
Via Tomahawk Take
6 hours ago

Atlanta Braves: Jason Motte Returns to Big Leagues Without Beard

Via FOX Sports
16 hours ago

Kemp homers 3 times, Braves beat Brewers 11-3

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Matt Kemp homered three times and drove in five runs, helping the surging Atlanta Braves pound the Milwaukee Brewers 11-3 on Saturday night. Atlanta collected a season-high 20 hits in its fourth straight victory. Dansby Swanson also homered, and Jaime Garcia (1-1) pitched six innings for his first win with the Braves after spending the first eight years of his...
Via MyNorthwest.com
18 hours ago

Atlanta Braves News: The Morning Chop, Box Score, Billy Joel, Freddie Freeman’s Blast!

Baseball Reference Tomahawk Take Editor’s Note: The Atlanta Braves and the Milwaukee Brewers faced off on Friday night in game one of a three-game series at Miller Park.  Going into the game with Bartolo Colon on the mound for the Braves, I was pretty confident we’d win this game.  About halfway through, I was less […] Atlanta Braves News: The Morning Chop, Box Score, Billy...
Via Tomahawk Take
19 hours ago

Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap: Fire Frogs go wild, Braxton has career game

There was offense a-plenty in the farm system on Friday Gwinnett Braves 1, Pawtucket Red Sox 10 Box Score Ozzie Albies, 2B: 0-4, 2 Ks, .276/.301/.414 Rio Ruiz, 3B: 1-2, 2B, BB, run, .213/.263/.320 Aaron Blair, SP: 2.1 IP, 5 H, 7 ER, 3 BB, 0 Ks, 8.82 ERA Welp...this one did not go well for Gwinnett as Pawtucket scored in the 2nd through 5th innings and routed the Braves...
Via Talking Chop
19 hours ago

Atlanta Braves podcast roundup (April 23 -29)

All of the best Braves podcasts from the week that was Talking Chop Podcast Episode 62: Major League struggles and Minor League hope with Eric Cole Brad is joined by Eric Cole to discuss Atlanta's losing streak, Brian Snitker's managerial prowess, Freddie Freeman and a wide-ranging Minor League breakdown. The Road to Atlanta Episode 15 - Thanks Again, Seattle...and other...
Via Talking Chop
21 hours ago

Jason Motte unrecognizable after daughter helps him shave beard

Jason Motte recently shaved off one of the gnarliest beards in all of baseball with the help of 4 1/2-year-old daughter Margaret. And now the pitcher is virtually unrecognizable.After spending last season with the Colorado Rockies, Motte earlier this month signed a minor-league deal with the Atlanta Braves, who have a policy prohibiting facial hair among its minor league players...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves Minor League All Questions Asked, April Edition

Atlanta Braves Minor League All Questions Answered, April 2017 Edition The Atlanta Braves are playing, the minor league affiliates are playing. All is well for an Atlanta Braves fan! As the calendar begins to turn to May, we look harder at the upcoming draft. This past Monday, we had a piece on how the Braves […] Atlanta Braves Minor League All Questions Asked, April Edition -...
Via Tomahawk Take
1 day ago

Atlanta Braves news and links: Suzuki slugs his way to success

Kurt Suzuki may not have the hottest bat in the Braves’ lineup, but he did enough to help lead Atlanta to victory yesterday. BRAVES NEWS Atlanta mini-sweeps wounded Mets with 7-5 victory The rain-shortened series at Citi Field ended up going the Braves way, as they completed their mini-sweep of the Mets with a 7-5 victory. Kurt Suzuki delivered the biggest shot of the afternoon...
Via Talking Chop
1 day ago

Kurt Suzuki talks first home run, R.A. Dickey interview after Braves' 7-5 win over Mets

Via FOX Sports South
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Phillips has hilarious quote about avoiding disabled list

He may be a 35-year-old playing on one of the worst teams in baseball, but Brandon Phillips hasn’t lost his sense of humor.On Thursday morning, the Atlanta Braves second baseman, who is currently battling a groin strain, dropped a funny quote about avoiding the disabled list.“I’m not going on the DL, that’s not going to happen,” said Phillips, per David O’Brien of the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kurt Suzuki shows off the mitt he wears when catching a knuckleballer

Via FOX Sports South
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves LIVE To Go: Braves Beat the Mets 8-2

Braves LIVE To Go: The Atlanta Braves scattered a season-high 16 hits and beat the Mets 8-2 in New York.
Via FOX Sports South
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Shelby Miller may need Tommy John surgery

Shelby Miller could need Tommy John surgery to repair his elbow, according to a report.Fan Rag Sports’ Tommy Stokke says Miller has a ligament issue in his elbow and could need Tommy John surgery.Miller left his start on Sunday for the Diamondbacks with forearm tightness. He was placed on the disabled list Monday and underwent an MRI. He went to see Dr. Neal ElAttrache for a second...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dave Stewart takes credit for Diamondbacks’ success

After a disastrous 2016 season, the Arizona Diamondbacks fired general manager Dave Stewart. But 21 games into the 2017 season, Arizona sits at a respectable 13-8 and Stewart is not bashful about taking some credit for it.“This means a lot to me because this is the same team, or very close to the one that I put on the field,” Stewart said, via Bob Nightengale of USA Today....
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Shelby Miller to get second opinion on elbow injury

Shelby Miller is heading to Los Angeles to receive a second medical opinion about his elbow.Miller was placed on the 10-day DL Monday by the Arizona Diamondbacks after leaving his Sunday start against the Dodgers with forearm tightness.Miller underwent an MRI Monday which showed some inflammation.“He didn’t really tell me much,” Miller said of what the team doctor told him...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Umpire C.B. Bucknor blows another call

C.B. Bucknor must be trying to give us the belief that we can become MLB umpires. Because I have to imagine you or I would be way more competent at the job than this guy.After almost ruining the end of the Nationals-Braves game Tuesday night, Bucknor came back for night two of his “Incredibly Incompetent Tour” of the major leagues.While working third base on Wednesday night...
Via The Comeback
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper hits two homers, including a grand slam

After a disappointing-by-his-standards 2016 season, Bryce Harper has come out mashing in 2017.The 24-year-old former MVP entered Wednesday hitting .354/.475/.688 with four home runs, including a towering walk-off Monday.Well facing Julio Teheran and the Braves on Wednesday, Harper added to his huge 2017 stat line, whacking two dingers in the first two innings, including a grand...
Via The Comeback
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: First Pitch At Braves New Stadium By Hank Aaron

The man with 755 home runs, Hank Aaron, was chosen to throw out the first pitch at the Atlanta Braves new stadium, named Sun Bank Trust Stadium. The Braves have eaten a lot of crow after asking the citizens to take on much of the financial burden to support the stadium but this moment — Hank Aaron delivering the first pitch to long time manager Bobby Cox — may have made it all worth it.
Via The Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins Cat finds an adopted home with Marlins employee

Remember that cart that broke into Marlins Park and made himself at home on the stadium’s home run sculpture? That stray cat now has a new home, although it is not one with a giant home run structure. An employee of the Miami Marlins has taken on the responsibility of taking the loose cat home. A cat ran along the outfield wall in the middle of a game against the Atlanta Braves...
Via The Comeback
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves tomahawks spill into I-75, causing delays

Imagine going for your morning commute. You expect to see a few things. Traffic in a major city and people illegally using the carpool lane. It’s the same in every major metropolitan area in the United States. Though, as with pretty much everything else, Georgia itself is different. Take a ride through Atlanta, and you will know exactly what we’re talking about. Still, for commuters...
Via Sportsnaut
17 days ago  |  Discuss
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