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  • • Watch: Braves prospect Austin Riley rips astonishing 492-foot home run
    The Atlanta Braves might just have another young phenom on their MLB roster soon, as Austin Riley has been hitting the cover off the ball of late. Check out this incredible 492-foot home run that Riley crushed on Wednesday — his second of the game and fifth in the past six games. That was a no-doubter from the moment it left Riley’s bat. With the t...
  • • Braves activate right-hander Mike Foltynewicz off IL
    After a lengthy absence to open the season, the Atlanta Braves are finally set to welcome back their ace. The Braves activated starting pitcher Mike Foltynewicz off the 10-day injured list on Saturday. The return: Elbow soreness sidelined Foltynewicz early in spring training and raised potential concern for a long-term absence. Fortunately, he is n...
  • • Mets activate Jacob deGrom off IL
    After going through an injury scare with reigning Cy Young winner Jacob deGrom, the New York Mets will welcome him back to the rotation on Friday against the Milwaukee Brewers. The Return: deGrom will return to the mound against the Brewers more than a week after he Wass reportedly headed for an MRI due to issues in his pitching elbow. deGrom will ...
  • • Watch: Yasiel Puig launches moonshot for first HR at home with Reds
    Yasiel Puig is nearly one month into his career with the Cincinnati Reds. And on Tuesday, the home fans got a good glimpse of what he can do. In the bottom of the first inning of Tuesday night’s game against the Atlanta Braves, Puig launched a monstrous two-run homer that hit against the facing of the upper deck. That’s everything that anyone will ...
  • • Braves star responds after Trevor Bauer critiques team’s approach
    Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer did not seem impressed with how the Atlanta Braves approached him in Saturday’s game, and one of the Braves' key players responded. Bauer said it “didn’t seem like (the Braves) wanted to hit” after Atlanta took a patient, grinding approach in Saturday’s game, elevating the Cleveland right-hander’s pitch count ...
  • • Watch: Alex Rodriguez calls Josh Donaldson ‘John’ on Sunday Night Baseball
    The Alex Rodriguez Sunday Night Baseball experience remains a mixed bag. During this week’s featured game between the Cleveland Indians and the Atlanta Braves on ESPN, Braves third baseman Josh Donaldson stole the show with three hits, including two homers and four RBIs in an eventual 11-5 win for his team. Unfortunately, that didn’t stop Rodriguez...
  • • Jacob deGrom returning to New York for MRI on elbow
    It may end up being nothing serious, but the New York Mets are a little bit worried about their ace pitcher. Mets manager Mickey Callaway announced Friday that pitcher Jacob deGrom is returning to New York for an MRI on his elbow, which was characterized as “barking” after playing catch. New York's ace simply has not looked like himself in his last...
  • • Report: Craig Kimbrel open to three-year deal
    Craig Kimbrel appears to be adjusting his salary expectations now that the MLB season is well underway and he remains a free agent. At one point during the offseason, Kimbrel was reportedly seeking a five-year contract and as much as $100 million. While he’s one of the best closers in MLB history and has a career 1.91 ERA, Kimbrel never stood a cha...
  • • Five desperate MLB teams that need Craig Kimbrel
    While he’s been arguably MLB’s best closer for a solid decade, Craig Kimbrel remains unsigned. A number of teams should be looking to change that. In his career, Kimbrel has pitched for three teams. One of them needs to give a reunion some strong consideration. Over the last three World Series, the National League has been represented by either the...
  • • Braves closer Arodys Vizcaino undergoes season-ending shoulder surgery
    The Atlanta Braves will be without Arodys Vizcaino, one of the key pieces in their bullpen, for the remainder of the season. The Braves announced on Wednesday that Vizcaino underwent surgery on his right shoulder, which is expected to end his season. In 2018, Vizcaino saved 16 games for Atlanta, posting a 2.11 ERA, 1.174 WHIP and a 9.4 K/9. During ...
  • • Braves fans chant for Craig Kimbrel during bullpen meltdown
    Atlanta Braves pitchers made a mess out of the ninth inning on Tuesday. By the time it was over, the fans at SunTrust Park were ready for a reunion with Craig Kimbrel. The Braves and Arizona Diamondbacks entered the ninth inning tied at 6. But A.J. Minter surrendered a home run to Christian Walker to break the tie then a two-run double to Adam Jone...
  • • Braves send down Newcomb; Vizcaino to IL
    The Atlanta Braves have sent starter Sean Newcomb to Triple-A and placed closer Arodys Vizcaino on the injured list. Touki Toussaint will move into the starting rotation and A.J. Minter becomes the full-time closer....
  • • Ron Darling to undergo surgery for mass in chest
    Ron Darling announced on Saturday that he will undergo surgery to remove a mass in his chest. Darling was on-air calling the New York Mets-Atlanta Braves game when he shared the news, saying he hadn’t been feeling well lately and went in for tests that discovered the mass. You can listen to him make the announcement: Darling says he is hopeful of r...
  • • Ozzie Albies explains why he chose to sign contract extension
    Ozzie Albies and his representation took heat on Thursday when news of the second baseman’s contract extension with the Atlanta Braves was revealed. Albies, an All-Star in 2018, signed a seven-year, $35 million extension that can max out at $45 million over nine years thanks to two options for the Braves. The extension was panned by many and even c...
  • • Watch: Mets' Pete Alonso hits hardest home run of season
    Pete Alonso is quickly entering star status for the New York Mets and can add a cool honor to his list of accomplishments early this season. The rookie slugger hit the hardest home run of the season — an absolute laser to center against the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night: The splash hit at SunTrust Park traveled an estimated 454 feet and was trac...

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Top news - Atlanta Braves

  • • Youth event now the Hank Aaron Invitational
    Major League Baseball (MLB), the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA), USA Baseball and the Atlanta Braves today announced the re-branded Hank Aaron Invitational, which will add new elements to the event formerly known as the "Elite Development Invitational."...
  • • New Mets GM gets grilled by radio host Mike Francesa
    New Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen got his introduction to the New York sports media in an unpleasant way. Van Wagenen did an interview with New York sports radio host Mike Francesa on WFAN Tuesday and was completely grilled. Francesa did not sugarcoat anything. He challenged Van Wagenen about the team’s lineup and roster and was in disbelief when the ...
  • • Padres Trade Catcher Raffy Lopez To Braves
    The San Diego Padres have traded catcher Raffy Lopez to the Atlanta Braves for a player to be named later or cash consideration, the Padres announced today. The 30-year-old backstop figures to serve as catching depth for the Braves. Tyler Flowers will make up one part of Atlanta’s catching team for next year, but his…...
  • • Braves acquire catcher Lopez from Padres
    The Atlanta Braves last night acquired catcher Raffy Lopez from the San Diego Padres in exchange for cash considerations. The club's 40-man roster now stands at 36....
  • Atlanta United's Josef Martinez gets surprise MLS Golden Boot presenter
    The FC crew break down Josef Martinez's record-breaking 28th goal of the MLS season and explain how it demonstrates the Atlanta star's quality. Josef Martinez knew he was receiving one of Major League Soccer's top awards, but the Atlanta United star was caught off guard by the presenter. After the greatest goal-scoring season in MLS...
  • • Braves unlikely to go big-name hunting in free agency
    The Atlanta Braves are coming off a surprising 90-win season and NL East title. As one of the most-talented young squads in MLB, the expectation is that Atlanta will look to add a star player in free agency. It has the cash to do just that. By bringing in a player like Manny Machado or Bryce Harper, general manager Alex Anthopoulos would be creatin...
  • • Braves GM says pursuit of Harper, Machado is unlikely
    The young, upstart Atlanta Braves may be just a piece away from serious title contention, but that piece probably won’t be coming from the cream of this winter’s free agent crop. In an appearance this weekend on SiriusXM’s MLB Network Radio, Braves general manager Alex Anthopoulos made clear that the team was unlikely to pursue top stars Bryce Harp...
  • • Braves have reportedly made ‘strong offer’ for JT Realmuto
    JT Realmuto is one of the few players the Miami Marlins decided not to trade when they held a fire sale last winter, but that could change this offseason. Assuming they do part ways with Realmuto, the Atlanta Braves are among the teams who have the most interest in the star catcher. Craig Mish of SiriusXM reported on Wednesday that the Braves have ...
  • • 10 MLB trades we’d love to see this winter
    With a strong free agent class, the landscape of MLB figures to change dramatically this offseason. There a number of trades we’d like to see that can provide a big shift, as well. For contenders like the New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics and Milwaukee Brewers, landing a top-tier starting pitcher has to be a goal. Other postseason teams, like the...
  • • NL East Notes: Mike Fast, Braves, Nationals,
    Analytics guru Mike Fast joined the Atlanta Braves organization this Wednesday, he announced via Twitter. Fast was formerly the director of research and development in Houston before leaving the organization in late September. The former semiconductor engineer will serve as a special assistant to GM Alex Anthopoulous, who has made it a priority to ...
  • • Braves add analytics guru to front office
    Analytics guru Mike Fast joined the Atlanta Braves organization this Wednesday, he announced on Twitter. Fast was formerly the director of research and development in Houston before leaving the organization in late September.  The former semiconductor engineer will serve as a special assistant to general manager Alex Anthopoulos, who has made it a ...
  • • Offseason outlook: San Diego Padres
    The San Diego Padres were in full rebuild mode by mid-2016, having dealt away any veteran players with value by that year’s trade deadline. Immediate help was not on the way. In fact, it was nowhere close if it even existed. General manager A.J. Preller was going to have his opportunity to build his team from the ground up. Two-and-a-half years lat...
  • • Report: Nationals sign All-Star Kurt Suzuki
    The Washington Nationals didn’t waste any time upgrading their catcher position this offseason, reportedly plucking former All-Star backstop Kurt Suzuki from the division-rival Atlanta Braves in free agency. Suzuki should be a major upgrade from the combination of Matt Wieters and Pedro Severino Washington threw out there last season. The 35-year-o...
  • • Nationals reportedly sign Kurt Suzuki to two-year deal
    The Washington Nationals are continuing to retool their team in what is expected to be an offseason of significant change for them. According to Mark Feinsand of MLB.com, the Nationals agreed to terms with catcher Kurt Suzuki on a two-year deal. Suzuki will take up the duties vacated primarily by Matt Wieters, who is also a free agent now. The vete...
  • • Braves reportedly involved in Bryce Harper sweepstakes
    The list of teams that are interested in Bryce Harper is not all that long due to the obvious financial commitment it would take to sign him, but at least one surprise team is reportedly keeping its eye on the star outfielder. While the Atlanta Braves have given indications this offseason that they do not want to sign a player to a contract worth m...

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