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Atlanta Braves Take Down Red Hot Minnesota Twins, 2-0

Braves Blanket Twins, 2-0 Who’s ready to rumble?!?!  The epic battle of the two worst teams in the MLB.  The Atlanta Braves took on the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday in game one of their two-game series.  The 37-61 Twins met their master on this night as the 33-66 Bravos took them down. The Twins have […] Atlanta Braves Take Down Red Hot Minnesota Twins, 2-0 - Tomahawk Take ...
Via Tomahawk Take
5 hours ago

Jeff Francoeur on DH: It’s fun. You get to eat and hit.

Via FOX Sports South
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Braves are giving 20,000 hopeless fans 'worst-to-first rings' to get excited for 2017

The Atlanta Braves (33-66) have the worst record in baseball this season. They've been nearly unwatchable for 99 games, particularly at home. They've won just 14 games at Turner Field, giving fans very little to be excited about. More likely than not, the Braves will finish last in the NL East and will have nowhere to go but up in 2017. That alone should give fans hope for next...
Via FOX Sports
13 hours ago

Atlanta Braves Trade Outlook

Atlanta Braves Trade Outlook Aroldis Chapman started the movement of back-end relievers and former Atlanta Braves albatross outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. became the first outfield domino to fall last night. How do these moves effect the Braves at the deadline?   The Relief Market First reactions to the Chapman move were that the Yankees made […] Atlanta Braves Trade Outlook - Tomahawk...
Via Tomahawk Take
15 hours ago

Austin Riley finding his swing for the Rome Braves

ROME, GA — The Atlanta Braves went into full rebuild mode last season. John Hart took the helm and began a new era of Braves baseball, getting a lot of big money stars off the books in exchange for a bevy of elite, young prospects. They also made a big haul in the first round […] The post Austin Riley finding his swing for the Rome Braves appeared first on Todays Knuckleball.
Via Today's Knuckleball
15 hours ago

This day in Braves history: Let's go, Pirates!

We're taking a look back at memorable moments in Braves history. If you listen closely, you can still hear the howling of the leather-lunged lass in left field, cheering on her beloved Bucs with chants of "Let's Go, Pirates!" "Let's Go, Pirates!" "Let's Go, Pirates!" On and on it went; her shouting could be heard over the broadcast commentary. It would've been intolerable enough...
Via Talking Chop
16 hours ago

Atlanta Braves Morning Chop: Trade Deadline… Kinda Dead?

The Mississippi Braves are surging… this could delay a pair of key promotions as Minor League teams start to hit their home stretch.  Or those promotions may not happen at all. The AA Southern League is home of the Mississippi Braves, and though they have been treading water with an overall record of 51-48, that […] Atlanta Braves Morning Chop: Trade Deadline… Kinda Dead?...
Via Tomahawk Take
18 hours ago

Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap: Anderson Shines, Affiliates win 3 of 4

Braves Win 3 of 4 as Anderson Shines, Soroka Struggles The Braves upper minors teams were off but the lower minors provided some excitement as Ian Anderson racked up five more innings without giving up an earned run. Both Gwinnett and Mississippi had the day off, leaving the Braves younger prospects as the guys on display in the system on Monday night. Ian Anderson pitched his...
Via Talking Chop
18 hours ago

Atlanta Braves trade rumors: Starting pitching edition

Everybody knows the Atlanta Braves are the worst team in baseball. So, will they make any major moves before the trade deadline comes August 1? According to history, there is a strong possibility for a sizable trade to happen. The Braves were known for having a lousy farm system in the past, but recently they have made stellar moves to develop their system into the top three in baseball...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Braves 'aggressively' shopping Francoeur, Aybar

If you’re trying to find the hottest garage sale of the summer, look no further than the Atlanta Braves. According to a report by Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports on Sunday, the Braves are “aggressively shopping” shortstop Erick Aybar, outfielder Jeff Francoeur, and some of their lefty relievers. Rival executive: #Braves aggressively shopping Aybar, Francoeur, left-handed relievers...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Royals have interest in Nick Markakis

The Kansas City Royals are on the fringes of the playoff race, but they are still looking at potential upgrades. One of them is reportedly Braves outfielder Nick Markakis, whom Kansas City is looking at, according to Mark Bowman of MLB.com. Markakis fits in well with how the Royals build. He’s a contact-hitting outfielder who hits left-handed and doesn’t rely on power. He has...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Markakis shatters a suite window in Cincy with a screeching foul ball

This is why we can't have nice things, kids.Atlanta Braves right fielder Nick Markakis sent a seemingly harmless foul ball into the stands at Great American Ball Park in the eighth inning. But it ended up doing plenty of damage:Luckily, it appears no one was sitting near the window inside the suite. And it did provide a little excitement in a matchup between the National League's...
Via FOX Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves GM: We have ‘no intention’ of trading Julio Teheran

If you thought you were gonna steal away a Colombian righty at the deadline this year, the Atlanta Braves will unfortunately be Teheran up your heart. Brave general manager John Coppolella said Tuesday that the team has “no intention” of trading away Julio Teheran and that they “fully expect him to be a Brave on August 2nd,” per Kevin McAlpin of the Braves Radio Network...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Wisler fails to keep the ball down in Cincy and pays the price

Via FOX Sports South
8 days ago  |  Discuss

What's a walk-off win feel like? Atlanta Braves' Freddie Freeman & Chase d'Arnaud answer

Via FOX Sports South
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Braves Should Be Motivated to Trade Julio Teheran

Let’s be clear about the reality of baseball trades. Despite all of the rumors and all of the posturing, every team has the same stance on just about every player: The player is available for trade, given a good-enough offer. That second part is where it gets complicated, because “good enough” can mean very different things. Not all teams value all players in the same way,...
Via Fangraphs
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks option Shelby Miller to Triple-A

The terrible season that Shelby Miller and the Arizona Diamondbacks are going through has gotten worse. The team announced Thursday that Miller has been optioned to Triple-A. #Dbacks option right-handed pitcher Shelby Miller to the Triple-A Reno @Aces. A corresponding move will be made tomorrow. — Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) July 14, 2016 The Diamondbacks gave up a lot...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Rob Manfred rejects idea that rise in home runs is due to PEDs, ball changes

No one in baseball, including Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred, isn’t aware of the spike in home runs throughout the first half of the 2016 season. However, given baseball’s recent history with performance enhancing drugs, one’s mind would be forgiven for wondering if PEDs had anything to do with the sudden rise in homers this season. Manfred, addressing the...
Via The Comeback
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves GM: ‘We aren’t trading’ Julio Teheran

In the midst of one of their worst seasons in recent history, the last-place Atlanta Braves figure to be sellers between now and the trade deadline early next month. Without much in terms of capital on the Big League club, the central focus of rumors surrounding the Braves have involved All-Star starter Julio Teheran. The 25-year-old ace has long been considered to be on the trade...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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