Last Build Date: Fri, 2 Dec 2016 19:19:33 EDT
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.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 20:18:12 EDTThe flurry of activity the Braves have generated over the Hot Stove season's first month has shown they are ready to take the next step in their rebuilding process. Now as the Braves prepare for next week's Winter Meetings in suburban Washington, D.C., they are still aggressively evaluating ways to improve their current roster without comprising the collection of highly-regarded prospects they compiled during their massive rebuilding process.
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.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 12:05:44 EDTRight-hander Chris Withrow and left-hander Paco Rodriguez join catcher Anthony Recker as the three members of the Braves' organization who are most eagerly looking toward the non-tender deadline at 8 p.m. ET on Friday, when all Major League clubs must decide whether to tender a contract to their arbitration-eligible players.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 14:45:00 EDTBecause they have already secured their top two starting-pitching targets on the free-agent market and added some versatile depth to their bench, the Braves are nearing December without any definite musts on their to-do list. But recent history has still provided reason to believe they will still generate attention during next week's Winter Meetings in Washington, D.C.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 17:25:00 EDTAfter 50 years in the game, former executive John Schuerholz finds himself in consideration for the ultimate recognition of his career. He is among 10 candidates listed on Today's Game Era ballot for consideration by a 16-member committee for induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame next July.
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.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 16:32:18 EDTThere has certainly been reason for the Braves to do their due diligence by at least evaluating what it might take to acquire a controllable frontline starting pitcher like Chris Sale, Chris Archer or Sonny Gray.
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.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 13:22:38 EDTBraves fans have been looking forward to the first game at SunTrust Park in 2017, a March 31 exhibition matchup against the Yankees. But now they can also make plans to see Freddie Freeman and the rest of the gang at Spring Training games in Florida.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 16:01:49 EDTThe Chicago White Sox, looking to start a rebuilding phase, have said they'll listen on any player on their roster with three or fewer years of team control remaining, including Chris Sale. The Braves, nearing what they hope will be the final stage of their own rebuild, have stockpiled the kind of MLB-ready or near-ready prospects it will take to land the ace left-hander.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 11:43:26 EDTHere's an early look at some 2017 Rookie of the Year candidates in each league, all of whom are on the MLBPipeline.com Top 100 Prospects list.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 23:50:18 EDTWhite Sox third baseman Todd Frazier, Hall of Famer Phil Niekro and Mariners third-base coach Manny Acta were honored at the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association's 17th Legends for Youth Dinner on Tuesday.
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 16:55:03 EDTThe Atlanta Braves today agreed to terms with free-agent right-handed pitcher R.A. Dickey on a one-year Major League contract for the 2017 season with a club option for 2018.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 11:14:11 EDTRuss Nixon, who managed the Reds and Braves, died on Thursday. He was 81 years old.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 14:58:18 EDTSo the Braves just signed R.A. Dickey and Bartolo Colon, with a combined age of 85? I'm still applauding. Even before I became as old as I am now, I've always enjoyed athletes who were rather seasoned.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 12:30:29 EDTBraves fans: Get to know lineup threat Colon
Tue, 8 Nov 2016 21:12:05 EDTEnder Inciarte has given the Braves a chance to once again lay claim to possessing the National League's best defensive center fielder, as he won his first Gold Glove on Tuesday.
Wed, 9 Nov 2016 12:47:37 EDTThe Braves and Josh Collmenter avoided arbitration on Monday when they agreed to a one-year, $1.2 million deal that includes the potential for an additional $1.2 million through incentives.