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Fri, 9 Dec 2016 18:36:39 EDTIt is now accurate to say Emilio Bonifacio has agreed to return to the Braves for the third time within the past 366 days. The veteran utility man can only hope this reunion does not prove to be as odd as the one he experienced this past season.
Fri, 9 Dec 2016 14:30:10 EDTTyrell Jenkins, Williams Perez, John Gant and Rob Whalen stood as four of the 12 pitchers who made at least five starts for Atlanta this past season. But each of them has recently been affected by what is essentially a weeding-out process that has enabled the Braves to use some of their starting-pitching surplus to address other areas of need.
Thu, 8 Dec 2016 16:33:23 EDTThe Braves exited the Winter Meetings on Thursday without having made any significant moves. But they are still drawing envy from teams who know they still have a lot of work to do to satisfy their offseason plans.
Fri, 9 Dec 2016 16:43:34 EDTIf you don't know Dansby Swanson by now, you will. The 22-year-old native of Marietta, located just a few line drives away from the Braves' new ballpark, is among the primary reasons his franchise is flirting with a renaissance in 2017
Thu, 8 Dec 2016 20:45:23 EDTThe Braves traded for right-hander Luke Jackson, a high-upside power pitcher, from the Rangers on Thursday night, sending Tyrell Jenkins and Brady Feigl to Texas.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:59:55 EDTStay on top of all the offseason moves with the MLB.com Hot Stove Tracker, which updates with the latest free-agent signings and trades.
Fri, 9 Dec 2016 13:55:40 EDTAneury Tavarez, who was taken by the O's with the 12th pick in the Rule 5 Draft, headlines the top performers from the winter leagues.
Thu, 8 Dec 2016 14:38:02 EDTLooking to further add to their impressive bullpen depth, the Braves selected right-handed reliever Armando Rivero from the Cubs' organization during the Major League phase of Thursday's Rule 5 Draft, which concluded this year's Winter Meetings.
Wed, 7 Sep 2016 18:11:30 EDTWho do the Braves have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Atlanta's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 12:50:00 EDTAs Brian Snitker prepares for his first full season as a big league manager, he hearkens back to what occurred in September and feels strong enough about this offseason to believe Atlanta already has what it takes to win the National League East.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 19:46:11 EDTAn opportunity to gain what they view as a legit ace led the Braves to at least evaluate how deep they might be willing to dip into their prospect pool to acquire Chris Sale from the White Sox. But they don't seem too interested in creating a spot in their new-look rotation for White Sox lefty Jose Quintana, whose value may not trump what Atlanta could receive from its rising starting pitchers over the next few seasons.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 10:04:01 EDTBraves manager Brian Snitker answers questions at the Winter Meetings on Wednesday.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 11:20:00 EDTThough the Braves have spent the past four years inquiring about Chris Sale's availability, they certainly weren't crushed when they learned the White Sox had traded the left-hander to the Red Sox on Tuesday afternoon.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 21:54:17 EDTWhile every Major League team will have some level of concern about any of their pitchers who choose to participate in the upcoming World Baseball Classic, the Braves are confident Julio Teheran has been around long enough to know how to make the most of this experience and also properly prepare for the regular season.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 17:15:15 EDTSince learning he was unanimously elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame via the Today's Game Era Committee ballot on Sunday night, John Schuerholz has beamed with pride and repeatedly credited Bobby Cox, the fellow Hall of Famer with whom he formed arguably the greatest general manager/manager combo baseball has seen.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 08:54:39 EDTFifty years after ending his days as a teacher to enter the baseball world, John Schuerholz has been honored with the privilege of being immortalized alongside the game's other legends who have received the exclusive call to Cooperstown.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 11:00:09 EDTThe Arizona Fall League announced it's official Top Prospects Team on Monday. Selected by Fall League managers and coaches, the team recognizes 24 players who distinguished themselves throughout the league's six-week schedule against other top prospects from every organization in Major League Baseball.
Sun, 4 Dec 2016 15:33:20 EDTProvided yet another opportunity to take a chance a on low-risk, high-upside prospect whose career has recently been adversely affected by an injury, the Braves announced Sunday morning they signed left-handed reliever Jacob Lindgren, who had been non-tendered by the Yankees on Friday.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 14:15:00 EDTBraves beat reporter Mark Bowman answers questions about the Jaime Garcia trade, the rest of the rotation and more in the latest edition of the Inbox.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 22:00:22 EDTWhile Paco Rodriguez will continue to be a part of Atlanta's bullpen, the team decided to non-tender Withrow on Friday, making him a free agent.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 09:10:33 EDTThe Braves acquired left-hander Jaime García from the Cardinals on Thursday for three prospects.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 16:15:09 EDTMajor League Baseball's players and owners have reached a tentative five-year Collective Bargaining Agreement through the 2021 season.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 19:20:57 EDTCatcher Tuffy Gosewisch was claimed off waivers from the D-backs two weeks ago. On Wednesday, he and the Braves avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year deal. Financial details were not immediately revealed.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:33:11 EDTThe Arizona Fall League always is loaded with talent, and it was stronger than usual in 2016. In the initial installment of MLBPipeline.com's "The Next Big Leaguers," which premieres Tuesday, we focused on five prospects: Dodgers first baseman Cody Bellinger, Twins shortstop Nick Gordon, Cubs outfielder Eloy Jimenez, Red Sox infielder Yoan Moncada and Yankees shortstop Gleyber Torres.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 22:21:09 EDTThe Braves acquired outfielder Alex Jackson and a player to be named later from the Mariners on Monday night in a trade with the Mariners. Atlanta sent right-handed pitchers Rob Whalen and Max Povse in exchange.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 14:41:25 EDTThe Braves continued their busy offseason this week by completing a two-year contract with utility player Sean Rodriguez. The sides agreed to the deal last week and it was announced on Wednesday, following the completion of a physical.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 16:00:00 EDTForty seasons have passed without Brian Snitker knowing what it feels like not to be a proud member of the Braves organization. He has served as a player, coach, manager, husband, father and friend while having the unique experience of living a long baseball life with just one employer.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 17:39:49 EDTJim Callis identifies the top 25 prospects from the 2016 Arizona Fall League.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 13:16:58 EDTWhat are the Braves' options in terms of catchers? Beat reporter Mark Bowman answers that question and more in this edition of the Braves Inbox.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 12:22:09 EDTWalter Banks served as an usher at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium before the Braves came to town, and over the course of the past 50-plus years, he's become a beloved figure whose kindness has enriched the lives of countless fans.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 16:55:20 EDTR.A. Dickey has pitched in six organizations and with five Major League clubs over the course of the past 20 seasons. But before being officially introduced by the Braves on Friday, the veteran knuckleballer had never donned the jersey of the team he and his late father passionately followed throughout his childhood in Tennessee.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 19:13:26 EDTColon shares scooter photo on Facebook
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 14:00:54 EDTMax Fried, Lucas Sims and Johan Camargo received the message they were waiting for this week when they were informed they have been added to the Braves' 40-man roster.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 14:15:28 EDTDickey listened to the Braves on his transistor radio
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 17:59:24 EDTNearly 25 years after being in the Dominican Republic to see a young right-hander named Bartolo Colon sign his first professional contract with the Indians, Braves president of baseball operations John Hart is looking forward to reuniting with Colon, one of the latest additions to a new-look Atlanta rotation that will certainly look a little older.