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Last Build Date: Mon, 19 Feb 2018 14:08:47 EDT

 



Source: Moylan, Braves agree to deal

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 08:53:13 EDT

Peter Moylan and the Braves have reached an agreement, pending a physical, but it is unclear whether the right-handed reliever will get a Major or Minor League deal, according to a source. The club has not confirmed.



20 vision: Can Allard follow Avery's path?

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 16:13:16 EDT

Twenty-eight years after Steve Avery burst on the Major League scene as a 20-year-old phenom, Kolby Allard stands as yet another highly touted left-handed pitching prospect who has the potential to join Atlanta's rotation before reaching the legal drinking age.



Braves struggle to tell Culberson, Swanson apart

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 13:37:50 EDT

Braves struggle to tell Culberson, Swanson apart



Huddy impressed with Braves' young arms

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 13:36:50 EDT

Tim Hudson has enjoyed watching Mike Soroka, Kolby Allard, Kyle Wright and some of the Braves' other young pitchers experience the early days of Spring Training.



6 reasons Braves are this year's surprise team

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 17:26:21 EDT

The Braves are going to give a ton of opportunity to a ton of unproven players this year, particularly in their rotation, and no one is smart enough to know how that goes. It's the ceiling, though, that could make Atlanta this year's surprise team in the National League.



Minter hoping to prove big league durability

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 15:11:18 EDT

Before beginning his candidacy to become one of baseball's top relief pitchers, A.J. Minter must prove he is healthy and durable enough to handle the schedule of big league reliever. Minter will have a chance to do so this year, as the Braves have cleared him to pitch without the usage restrictions that limited his availability both of the past two seasons.



Eyes on the prize: Freeman back after Lasik

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:40:00 EDT

As Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman made an early arrival to Spring Training on Friday morning, he anxiously looked forward to testing the physical improvements he made during the offseason. A few months of rest allowed him to regain strength in the left wrist he fractured in May 2017, and the Lasik surgery he underwent in October has positioned him to avoid the dry-eye discomfort his contact lenses had occasionally caused on windy days.



Braves' Top 30 prospects list

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 14:40:23 EDT

Who 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.



'18 Player Preview: Dominate your fantasy draft

Wed, 7 Feb 2018 17:44:54 EDT

From baseball's brightest stars to the next great fantasy steal lurking on the Braves' depth chart, everything you need to know is one click away.



Swanson: 2017 struggles 'by the wayside'

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:41:30 EDT

Dansby Swanson arrived in Braves camp on Friday with a clear message. "Last year is last year," Swanson said. "That is in the past. I've already kind of reflected, and that is by the wayside."



Should Acuna start with Braves? He thinks so

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 15:06:09 EDT

Weighing the short- and long-term benefits, it seems quite obvious that the Braves will wait until the latter portion of April to bring Ronald Acuna to the Major League level. But that doesn't mean the elite prospect won't spend the next six weeks doing whatever he can to further enhance the excitement regarding his eventual addition to Atlanta's roster.



New Prolight 59Fifty Spring Training caps are in

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 14:23:43 EDT

New Era unveiled the new PROLIGHT 59FIFTY that players will be wearing this spring, a fitted cap featuring a new featherweight polyester material that is the lightest on-field fabric in MLB history.



McCarthy looks to bounce back with Braves

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 17:38:44 EDT

Brandon McCarthy has not yet reached the point of his career where he is willing to simply be considered a mentor. But he's certainly more than willing to use his experience to help guide the young pitchers who will join him in Atlanta's rotation this season.



Gohara arrives at camp with heavy heart

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 15:58:42 EDT

A jetlagged Luiz Gohara arrived in Braves camp on Wednesday morning with the heavy heart he has carried since December, when he experienced the traumatic pain of literally feeling his father pass away.



Eager Acuna 5 days early to camp

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 17:48:55 EDT

Highly touted prospect Ronald Acuna made another good impression on Braves management as he arrived at Spring Training on Wednesday, five days before the team's position players are required to report to camp.



Rotation battle a key storyline at Braves camp

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 10:42:57 EDT

It's easy to assume Luiz Gohara and Sean Newcomb will win what appear to be the only two vacant spots in Atlanta's rotation. It's also easy to understand why the Braves do not want either of those rookie southpaws to come to camp believing anything is guaranteed.



Braves still unlikely to make play for Moustakas

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 17:01:49 EDT

The Braves have not ruled out the possibility of acquiring a third baseman before the start of the season. But as has been the case throughout the offseason, they still don't seem to be a potential fit for free agent Mike Moustakas.



Foltynewicz strolls back into camp a proud papa

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 16:08:11 EDT

As Braves pitchers and catchers reported to Spring Training on Tuesday, Mike Foltynewicz re-acquainted with some of his teammates and made it clear his new role as a proud papa might significantly reduce the amount of idle time he spends with members of his team this year in the clubhouse and golf course.



High-octane heat has Minter in line for 'pen role

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 10:30:40 EDT

A.J. Minter's sample size is small. But given his tremendous potential, it still seems appropriate to point out that during his brief time at the Major League level last year, he produced strikeout rates never previously matched by any reliever who has tallied at least 15 innings during a rookie season.



'Atlanta Rules' chronicles journey of '90s Braves

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 17:38:57 EDT

Before they stood as the envy of fellow Major Leaguers for more than a decade, Tom Glavine and John Smoltz experienced the frustration of being part of those Braves clubs that served as the game's laughing stock during the late 1980s.



Thome, Smoltz review Series showdown

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 20:29:16 EDT

Thome, Smoltz review Series showdown



Sources: Foltynewicz loses arbitration case

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 19:47:24 EDT

The Braves won their arbitration hearing against right-handed pitcher Mike Foltynewicz, according to sources. He will receive the team's $2.2 million salary offer instead of the $2.3 million figure he requested after the two parties ended negotiations last month.



What will Braves' 25-man roster look like?

Fri, 9 Feb 2018 11:10:49 EDT

Plenty could change before the Braves open the regular season with a March 29 game against the Phillies at SunTrust Park. Based on the current conditions, here is a look at how the Opening Day roster might look.



Chipper, Dominique meet up at Hawks game

Fri, 9 Feb 2018 21:28:11 EDT

Chipper, Dominique meet up at Hawks game



Inbox: Which Braves could impress at camp?

Thu, 8 Feb 2018 18:47:03 EDT

Beat reporter Mark Bowman answers questions from Braves fans



If Acuna excels, Braves could accelerate path

Thu, 8 Feb 2018 13:00:06 EDT

It seems whenever Braves manager Brian Snitker has been asked about Ronald Acuna, he has hearkened back to around this time last year, when he was telling the team's player development staff that it better not have the teenage outfielder serve as a roster addition for Grapefruit League games if it didn't truly want him to play.



On Truck Day, Braves feeling optimistic

Wed, 7 Feb 2018 13:06:49 EDT

When Braves pitchers and catchers report to Spring Training next week, they will be surrounded by the equipment and supplies that were stuffed into two moving trucks and sent to Florida on Tuesday.



Anthopoulos preaches patience as ST nears

Tue, 6 Feb 2018 15:21:40 EDT

Braves general manager Alex Anthopoulous has evaluated potential trades and free-agent signings that could provide both immediate and long-term value. But he has also maintained a patient approach thus far, which gives him a chance to go to Spring Training to better evaluate those assets he might use to make a significant trade when the time is right.



Braves' camp will be loaded with top prospects

Fri, 2 Feb 2018 10:51:54 EDT

One year after welcoming Bartolo Colon and R.A. Dickey to Spring Training, the Braves open their camp to a multitude of highly touted prospects, many of whom were not yet born when the aforementioned former Cy Young Award winners began their respective careers.



Watch Inciarte shag fly balls behind his back

Sat, 3 Feb 2018 13:45:02 EDT

Watch Inciarte shag fly balls behind his back



Braves eyeing ways to boost power in 2018

Thu, 1 Feb 2018 17:07:14 EDT

With the offseason departures of Matt Kemp and Matt Adams, Atlanta is staring at a power shortage. The Braves ranked 28th in the Majors last year with 165 home runs. Thirty-five percent of that total was provided by players who are no longer with the organization, namely the aforementioned duo and Brandon Phillips, whose 11 homers made him one of the seven Atlanta players with a double-digit total.



Prospect trio expected to make an impact in '18

Thu, 1 Feb 2018 19:54:20 EDT

Which top prospects are primed to make a Major League impact in 2018? Here are six players from each league who could take the opportunity of playing time and run with it, perhaps all the way to a Rookie of the Year Award.



Braves push Spring Training relocation to 2020

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 13:26:20 EDT

Instead of maintaining an optimistic hope to relocate their new Spring Training home in 2019, the Braves have determined that this this year will not be the last spent making their preseason preparations at ESPN's Wide World of Sports at Walt Disney World Resort.