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Who will fill Braves' final rotation spots?

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 18:15:28 EDT

Sean Newcomb and Luiz Gohara stand as the favorites to win the final two available spots in Atlanta's rotation. But the Braves aren't making any guarantees as they approach Spring Training looking forward to the chance to see their young starters compete for a job.



Why Chipper is a no-doubt HOF selection

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 01:49:45 EDT

Chipper Jones grew up and progressed through his distinguished Major League career aspiring to be like his father's childhood idol, Mickey Mantle. During his successful journey, the Braves legend earned the opportunity to forever be included within discussions that solely focus on Cooperstown's most revered immortal residents.



Braves acquire righty Carle from Pirates

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:25:29 EDT

The Braves added organizational depth on Wednesday, when they acquired right-handed pitcher Shane Carle from the Pirates in exchange for a player to be named or cash considerations.



Braves land 3 on top 10 lefty prospects list

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 00:01:00 EDT

Three of the young starting pitchers -- Luiz Gohara, Kolby Allard and Max Fried -- acquired during the Braves' rebuild rank among baseball's top 10 left-handed prospects, per the rankings MLB Pipeline released Wednesday.



At plate, Sheffield struck fear in foes

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 03:42:32 EDT

Gary Sheffield is almost certainly not going to get elected by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. But if there was a scary hitter Hall of Fame, the slugger would be a first-ballot selection.



Inciarte's elite defense backed by Statcast data

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:04:07 EDT

Ender Inciarte might never have Hall of Fame credentials that equal those possessed by Andruw Jones, whose resume includes 434 home runs. But courtesy of the growing list of defensive metrics supplied by Statcast™, the current Braves center fielder will at least be able to have a better feel for exactly how he stacks up against his contemporaries and future Gold Glovers.



Inbox: Should Atlanta turn Folty into a closer?

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 18:14:01 EDT

How do you feel about making Mike Foltynewicz a closer? In my opinion, it's the best fit for him and solves an issue for our team.



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.



Vizcaino, Winkler avoid arb; Folty set for hearing

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 21:07:48 EDT

Braves relievers Arodys Vizcaino and Dan Winkler avoided an arbitration hearing, but it appears Mike Foltynewicz will have his 2018 salary determined by an arbitration panel.



Pache lands on Pipeline's All-Defense Team

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 10:19:04 EDT

Jim Callis asked numerous front-office executives to identify baseball's best defensive prospect to help determine MLB Pipeline's 2018 All-Defense Team.



After '17 progress, Allard excited for next step

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 16:15:11 EDT

Kolby Allard breezed through the early portion of last season, and he finished with a flurry that strengthened his status as one of baseball's top pitching prospects. But his most beneficial stretch occurred midway through the season, when he struggled for a couple of weeks and then provided a glimpse of his mental resolve.



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.



Grissom gives back to game with Dream Series

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 23:55:39 EDT

Marquis Grissom thinks Marquis Grissom has a chance to be a good ball player.



Reliever Freeman, Braves avoid arb hearing

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 16:09:48 EDT

Left-handed reliever Sam Freeman and the Braves avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year deal that was announced by the team on Thursday night.



Garcia released by Braves, to play in Korea

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 17:20:49 EDT

Having seen his reign as the Braves' starting third baseman end this past summer, Adonis Garcia will now go overseas to extend his baseball career. The Braves announced that Garcia was released Wednesday to allow him to pursue his desire to play in South Korea. He has reportedly reached an agreement with the LG Twins, a Seoul-based member of the KBO League.



Minter could play big role in Braves' bullpen

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EDT

Arodys Vizcaino will likely remain the Braves' closer at the beginning of the season, but it might not be long before he relinquishes the role to A.J. Minter, the young southpaw who spent the final two months of this past season showing his potential to anchor Atlanta's bullpen for many years to come.



Braves hope young rotation steps up in 2018

Tue, 9 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EDT

There are a number of questions surrounding the eventual makeup and capability of the Braves' rotation, and the answers will significantly influence how soon the club might once again be considered a postseason contender.



The Hall of Fame Case: Kevin Millwood

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 09:00:00 EDT

The Hall of Fame Case: Kevin Millwood



Braves await Acuna for power boost to lineup

Mon, 8 Jan 2018 00:01:00 EDT

Given how much time Matt Kemp missed during last season's second half, the current makeup of the Braves' projected lineup looks pretty familiar. Kemp's departure enhanced financial flexibility from a long-term perspective and thinned a lineup that now counts Freddie Freeman as its only legitimate power source.



Yelich, Markakis share early career trajectory

Fri, 5 Jan 2018 17:33:41 EDT

Before committing to acquiring a controllable outfielder for this season, the Braves would likely need a plan in place to trade Nick Markakis. And if the controllable outfielder they could acquire is Christian Yelich, they would essentially be netting the young, healthy version of Markakis.



Huddy, Simpson to join Braves' Hall of Fame

Fri, 5 Jan 2018 15:14:41 EDT

Tim Hudson was a Braves fan long before he compiled the fifth-most wins and starts in Atlanta history. His childhood memories include the many days and nights he spent listening to Skip Caray and Pete Van Wieren, the two legendary broadcasters who significantly influenced the path Joe Simpson has traveled over the past quarter century.



Braves eye Fish: Yelich, Realmuto discussed

Thu, 4 Jan 2018 02:04:14 EDT

When Alex Anthopoulos became the Braves' general manager in November, he inherited one of the top farm systems in baseball.



Braves debating internal, FA options at third

Thu, 4 Jan 2018 02:10:55 EDT

With a top prospect rising and a pair of MVP-caliber players positioned to be available on next year's free-agent market, the Braves are thinking short term while analyzing who might serve as their primary third baseman this year.



Braves hope to exceed expectations in 2018

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 18:20:00 EDT

As the Braves enter the fourth season of their rebuild, they will do so under the direction of their new leader, general manager Alex Anthopoulos, who has already created reason to be excited about what may transpire over the new year. Below are the five primary questions the Braves will face in 2018.



Inbox: Who will Braves target next offseason?

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 12:06:06 EDT

Beat reporter Mark Bowman answers fans' questions in a new edition of the Braves Inbox.



Braves have adventurous year from the start

Sat, 30 Dec 2017 12:40:18 EDT

Whenever Braves fans look back at what transpired in 2017, they will remember the year as being anything but boring. The opening of a new stadium created excitement, and the arrivals of Ozzie Albies and other top prospects heightened hope for the immediate future.



Braves' Pache primed for breakout in '18

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 02:36:43 EDT

Jonathan Mayo breaks down a list of an even dozen prospects -- six hitters and six pitchers -- who seem primed to have big 2018 seasons and who could, as a result, land on our Top 100 at some point in the current year.



Livan, Millwood made their marks on mound

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 13:15:44 EDT

Livan Hernandez was much more famous than Kevin Millwood. We don't often talk about the Hall of Fame in literal terms -- as, in fact, a Hall of Famous Players -- and instead try to compare players based on their play. Well, Millwood was probably a better pitcher than Hernandez if you want to compare their entire careers.



Minasian gives new meaning to 'baseball lifer'

Mon, 25 Dec 2017 20:14:46 EDT

If Braves assistant general manager Perry Minasian were to list his greatest experiences in the baseball world, some of the highlights would include chilling with Tommy Lasorda, traveling with Nolan Ryan, wrestling with Bo Jackson and mingling with a pre-President George W. Bush.



Fan gets emotional over Chipper Jones baseball

Tue, 26 Dec 2017 23:16:43 EDT

Fan gets emotional over Chipper Jones baseball



Enjoy one of Andruw's most unbelievable grabs

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 14:17:04 EDT

Enjoy one of Andruw's most unbelievable grabs



Q&A: New GM Anthopoulos dishes on holidays

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 16:07:12 EDT

The holiday season has always been special to Alex Anthopoulos, but even more so this year, when he and the members of his immediate family will spend time with loved ones in their native Canada. Anthopoulos recently spoke to MLB.com about some of his favorite holiday activities and traditions