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  • Acuna can't put pressure on foot after foul ball
    • Acuna can't put pressure on foot after foul ball
    Atlanta Braves star Ronald Acuna Jr. couldn't put pressure on his left foot Sunday after he fouled a ball off the foot foot in Saturday's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers....2022
  • • Dodgers vs. Braves odds, line: 2022 MLB picks, Sunday Night Baseball predictions from proven model
    SportsLine's model simulated the Atlanta Braves vs. Los Angeles Dodgers game 10,000 times and released its Sunday Night Baseball picks...2022
  • • Tiny Nick’s Gambling Picks: 6/24
    Locks MLB (0.75 Unit) LA Dodgers/Atlanta Braves Over 9.5 (-110): 6:20 PM CT on Bally Sports SE The Atlanta Braves against left-handed pitchers – I will die on this hill. Even though it’s Julio Urias who has been mostly excellent this season, the hot Braves lineup is too good to ignore. Atlanta is averaging 6....2022
  • • Braves vs. Giants odds, prediction, line: 2022 MLB picks, Thursday, June 23 best bets from proven model
    SportsLine's model simulated the Atlanta Braves vs. San Francisco Giants game 10,000 times and released its MLB picks today...2022
  • Braves' Fried wins arbitration case, gets $6.85M
    • Braves' Fried wins arbitration case, gets $6.85M
    Atlanta Braves pitcher Max Fried was given his $6.85 million request after winning his salary arbitration case against the team Wednesday....2022
  • • Giants vs. Braves odds, prediction, line: 2022 MLB picks, Tuesday, June 21 best bets from proven model
    SportsLine's model simulated the Atlanta Braves vs. San Francisco Giants game 10,000 times and released its MLB picks today...2022
  • • Braves vs. Cubs odds, prediction, betting line: 2022 MLB picks, Saturday, June 18 best bets from proven model
    SportsLine's model simulated the Chicago Cubs vs. Atlanta Braves game 10,000 times and released its MLB picks today...2022
  • • Braves vs. Cubs odds, prediction, betting line: 2022 MLB picks, Friday, June 17 best bets from proven model
    SportsLine's model simulated the Chicago Cubs vs. Atlanta Braves game 10,000 times and released its MLB picks today...2022
  • • Atlanta Braves Top 31 Prospects
    Atlanta's drafts have kept the system's depth close to average even as the club trades prospects to contend....2022
  • Nationals' Juan Soto not in lineup for second straight game due to knee injury
    • Nationals' Juan Soto not in lineup for second straight game due to knee injury
    Nationals outfielder Juan Soto slipped in the dugout and banged his knee against the bench during Monday’s game against the Atlanta Braves....2022

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Atlanta Braves injury and suspension

  • • Nationals' Juan Soto not in lineup for second straight game due to knee injury
    Nationals outfielder Juan Soto slipped in the dugout and banged his knee against the bench during Monday’s game against the Atlanta Braves....2022
  • Braves' Ozzie Albies suffers fractured left foot against Nationals
    • Braves' Ozzie Albies suffers fractured left foot against Nationals
    Atlanta Braves second baseman Ozzie Albies made contact with a 3-2 pitch and immediately fell to the ground just outside the batter's box....2022
  • Braves 2B Albies fractures left foot during swing
    • Braves 2B Albies fractures left foot during swing
    The red-hot Atlanta Braves, who took an 11-game winning streak into Monday's series opener vs. the Washington Nationals, were dealt a blow when star second baseman Ozzie Albies left in the fifth inning after he fractured his left foot....2022
  • Injured RHP Jackson loses arbitration vs Braves
    • Injured RHP Jackson loses arbitration vs Braves
    Luke Jackson, sidelined for the season by Tommy John surgery, lost his salary arbitration hearing with the Atlanta Braves on Thursday....2022
  • Braves receive 'best possible news' on Ronald Acuna Jr.'s groin injury
    • Braves receive 'best possible news' on Ronald Acuna Jr.'s groin injury
    Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr. has been out of the lineup since straining his groin against the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday....2022
  • • Cannon Blasts: Playing out the string
    Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images The end of the season approaches We’re in the home stretch of the NHL season, with the Columbus Blue Jackets having just nine games remaining on the schedule. What is worth watching here? Elimination First, the bad news. This week we will most likely see the Jackets officially eliminated from postseason contention. They are 16 points back of the ...2022
  • Braves' Ozuna apologizes for domestic violence
    • Braves' Ozuna apologizes for domestic violence
    Outfielder Marcell Ozuna says he has apologized to his Atlanta Braves teammates and is sorry to fans after serving a 20-game suspension following his arrest in May 2021 for assaulting his wife....2022
  • Braves’ Charlie Morton exits early after breaking right leg
    • Braves’ Charlie Morton exits early after breaking right leg
    HOUSTON — Atlanta Braves pitcher Charlie Morton left his start in the World Series opener Tuesday night in the third inning with a broken right leg. The Braves said underwent X-rays tonight that revealed a right fibula fracture. He will miss the remainder of the World Series and is expected to be ready for Spring......2021
  • • Dodgers Remove David Price, Billy McKinney For NLCS
    The Dodgers narrowly survived a five-game tilt with their rival Giants, but now they must quickly turn the page and prepare for a seven-game NLCS rematch with the Atlanta Braves. Unfortunately for Dodger fans, the club will continue without star first baseman Max Muncy. The injury the knocked Muncy out of the lineup in game…...2021
  • Braves’ Ronald Acuna carted off field after crashing into outfield wall
    • Braves’ Ronald Acuna carted off field after crashing into outfield wall
    Atlanta Braves star Ronald Acuña Jr. was carted off the field in tears Saturday after appearing to injure his leg chasing a fly ball in Miami....2021

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Atlanta Braves lifestyle

  • • Bryce Harper has great quote about restaurants in Philly
    The new chapter of Bryce Harper’s career is off to a great start, as he has already showcased the power and hitting ability that inspired the Philadelphia Phillies to sign him to a $330 million contract. The star outfielder seems to be enjoying himself on the field, and he is also loving the local cuisine in his new city. Harper went 3-for-9 with two home runs in the Phillies’ series against the A...2019
  • • Freddie Freeman dressed up as Willy Wonka for son’s birthday
    Freddie Freeman went all-out recently for his son’s first birthday party, dressing up as Willy Wonka for the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory-themed festivities. The Atlanta Braves star’s son, Frederick Charles Freeman II, goes by Charlie, so the theme of the party on Sept. 15 was a no-brainer for Freeman and wife Chelsea. But dressing up as Willy Wonka? That’s quite the gesture by Freeman that s...2017
  • • Former MLB player Otis Nixon reported missing by police in Georgia
    Former Major League Baseball outfielder Otis Nixon has been reported as missing by police in Woodstock, Ga. According to WSB-TV 2 in Atlanta, Ga., police said Nixon was on his way out the door Saturday morning to play golf but never arrived at the course for his scheduled tee time.Nixon is famous for robbing Pittsburgh Pirates’ Andy Van Slyke from hitting a home run back in 1992, thus preserving a...2017
  • • Jose Fernandez's Joy, Passion Create Lasting Memories on Tragic Day
    2016
  • • Scott Miller's Starting 9: Room Service Pennant Race Awaits Red Sox in AL East
    2016
  • • Scott Miller's Starting 9: From E-Mail to Starbucks, You're Fired!
    2016
  • • Dee Gordon Suspended 80 Games for PEDs: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction
    2016
  • • Dee Gordon Suspended 80 Games for PEDs: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction
    2016
  • • Scott Miller's Starting 9: Fifty-Six Reasons to Pay Attention in Spring Training
    2016
  • • Tommy Hanson died of cocaine overdose
    Former Atlanta Braves pitcher Tommy Hanson died of health complications caused by cocaine and alcohol use. Hanson, 29, died on Nov. 9 after he slipped into a coma and was hospitalized. Coweta County Coroner Richard Hawk said Hanson lost his life due to “delayed complications of cocaine and alcohol toxicity” and “illicit drug use,” according to WXIA in Atlanta. Hanson’s career looked incredibly pro...2015

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Atlanta Braves trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Braves' Fried wins arbitration case, gets $6.85M
    Atlanta Braves pitcher Max Fried was given his $6.85 million request after winning his salary arbitration case against the team Wednesday....2022
  • • Atlanta Braves Top 31 Prospects
    Atlanta's drafts have kept the system's depth close to average even as the club trades prospects to contend....2022
  • • Tiny Nick’s Gambling Picks: 6/14
    Locks MLB (1.3 Unit) Atlanta Braves -1.5 @ Washington Nationals (-130): 6:05 PM CT on MLB Network This is the extent of the juice I’m willing to lay on any baseball bet. However, I see it as worthwhile given the situation here....2022
  • • Injured RHP Jackson loses arbitration vs Braves
    Luke Jackson, sidelined for the season by Tommy John surgery, lost his salary arbitration hearing with the Atlanta Braves on Thursday....2022
  • Braves beat Riley, Cards top O'Neill in arbitration
    • Braves beat Riley, Cards top O'Neill in arbitration
    In the first salary arbitration decisions of year, the Atlanta Braves beat third baseman Austin Riley and the St. Louis Cardinals have defeated outfielder Tyler O'Neill in their respective cases....2022
  • • Cannon Blasts: Playing out the string
    Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images The end of the season approaches We’re in the home stretch of the NHL season, with the Columbus Blue Jackets having just nine games remaining on the schedule. What is worth watching here? Elimination First, the bad news. This week we will most likely see the Jackets officially eliminated from postseason contention. They are 16 points back of the ...2022
  • Judge, Riley among arbitration-bound players
    • Judge, Riley among arbitration-bound players
    The New York Yankees' Aaron Judge and the Atlanta Braves' Austin Riley are among the players headed to salary arbitration hearings after failing to reach contracts with their teams....2022
  • • Braves Discussed Craig Kimbrel Trade With White Sox
    The Atlanta Braves recently discussed a Craig Kimbrel trade with the White Sox, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, before the Braves signed Kenley Jansen. That one-year, $16MM deal for Jansen is an exact match for the one-year and $16MM remaining on Kimbrel’s contract, which perhaps suggests that Atlanta’s pursuit of Kimbrel is no…...2022
  • Freddie Freeman 'hurt' by Braves’ trade for Matt Olson
    • Freddie Freeman 'hurt' by Braves’ trade for Matt Olson
    Freddie Freeman’s split from the Atlanta Braves was heartbreaking for both sides....2022
  • Inside the yearlong contract saga that split up Freddie Freeman and the Atlanta Braves
    • Inside the yearlong contract saga that split up Freddie Freeman and the Atlanta Braves
    The "heartbreaking" divorce that shocked the baseball world was actually months in the making....2022

Atlanta Braves stats and results

  • • Cannon Blasts: Playing out the string
    Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images The end of the season approaches We’re in the home stretch of the NHL season, with the Columbus Blue Jackets having just nine games remaining on the schedule. What is worth watching here? Elimination First, the bad news. This week we will most likely see the Jackets officially eliminated from postseason contention. They are 16 points back of the ...2022
  • Boras: Braves' WS title a result of tanking in MLB
    • Boras: Braves' WS title a result of tanking in MLB
    Scott Boras, one of baseball's most influential agents, said the Atlanta Braves' World Series title was a direct result of tanking around Major League Baseball....2021
  • • MLB World Series 2021 Live: Braves vs Astros Playoffs MLB 2021: End of Game 1 of the Major League Baseball World Series
    MLB Series Mundial 2021 Live Statistics, best plays and scores during the World Series Atlanta Braves vs Houston Astros launches......2021
  • • FanDuel: Back To An Old Friend
    All right here we go with another Monday edition of what pitcher do I think will be slightly low owned but I won't get killed with playing. Not too many great options out there today as I think Gausman looks to be the chalk and best pitcher on today's slate so can't go wrong with him today if you would like but I'm going to stick with my man Kyle Gibson ($9,100). Kyle has really continued his out ...2021
  • • New reliever, same old result for reeling Phillies
    Adam Duvall and the Atlanta Braves spoiled Brandon Workman's debut with Philadelphia, rallying for a 6-5 win over the sliding Phillies on Saturday night....2020
  • • Three remaining needs for each NL East team
    There’s been no division in baseball more active than the National League East this offseason, as the Mets (Robinson Cano, Edwin Diaz, Wilson Ramos), Phillies (Jean Segura, Andrew McCutchen), Nationals (Patrick Corbin, Anibal Sanchez, Yan Gomes, Kurt Suzuki) and Braves (Josh Donaldson, Brian McCann) have each made multiple additions with an eye toward contending in 2019. That said, with the New Ye...2018
  • • Yasiel Puig has funny reason for expecting Dodgers’ postseason success
    Yasiel Puig is expecting his Los Angeles Dodgers to have success in the playoffs, and he has a pretty funny reason why.Puig said on Wednesday that the reason he likes the Dodgers’ postseason chances is because they have a lot of handsome guys. Leave it to Puig to share such a unique perspective. Now if there’s anything that should determine the World Series champion, it’s not play on the field, bu...2018
  • • Phillies fans rip team after losing series to Marlins
    The Philadelphia Phillies had a rough series in Miami against the last-place Marlins, losing two of three. Philadelphia scored only a single run in each of the two losses.Following Wednesday’s series finale, the Philadelphia faithful let their team have it. At least one fan had a decent perspective. There’s some good news and some bad news coming out of this.The bad news is that Philadelphia had a...2018
  • • Ben Zobrist believes batting average is an ‘outdated stat’
    Chicago Cubs slugger Ben Zobrist won’t allow being in the hunt for the National League batting title alter his apathetic perception of the statistic that would deliver it to him.After going 2-for-4 and raising his batting average to .314 in Thursday’s 5-4 win over the Atlanta Braves, Zobrist stands a minuscule amount behind Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich (.316) for the NL lead. “Of ...2018
  • • Bryce Harper: Nats should be ‘excited’ about spot in standings
    The Washington Nationals need to start stringing together wins quickly if they want to have any shot at reaching the postseason, and Bryce Harper is confident they can do just that. In fact, he thinks his team should be pleased to be one game below .500 in mid-August.After the Nationals lost two out of three against the Miami Marlins over the weekend, Harper said he and his teammates should be “ex...2018

Atlanta Braves parents, kids, wife / husband, girlfriend / boyfriend

  • • Cannon Blasts: Playing out the string
    2022
  • • Braves' Ozuna apologizes for domestic violence
    2022
  • • NASCAR: Chase Elliott may have started a long-awaited trend
    Chase Elliott’s 2020 NASCAR Cup Series championship-winning season may have started a huge wave of momentum for Georgia sports. When NASCAR headed to Phoenix Raceway last November for the Championship 4, it had only been a few weeks since the Atlanta Braves blew a 3-1 lead in the NLCS to the eventual World Series champion […] NASCAR: Chase Elliott may have started a long-awaited trend ...2021
  • 2021 World Series Game 6 -  Best plays and moments from Atlanta Braves vs. Houston Astros
    • 2021 World Series Game 6 - Best plays and moments from Atlanta Braves vs. Houston Astros
    The Astros forced a Game 6 in Houston. Now, after getting beat in Game 2, Max Fried will start for the Braves to try and close out the series....2021
  • Atlanta Braves Hope Home-Field Advantage Doesn't Matter
    • Atlanta Braves Hope Home-Field Advantage Doesn't Matter
    Adam Duvall’s blast felt like the where-were-you-when moment Atlanta has been seeking for decades. And then it wasn’t....2021
  • 2021 World Series Game 5: Best moments from Houston Astros vs. Atlanta Braves
    • 2021 World Series Game 5: Best moments from Houston Astros vs. Atlanta Braves
    One. More. Win. That's all it's going to take for the Braves to claim a World Series title. That's also all the Astros are focused on as they enter a win-or-go-home Game 5. We've got you covered with all the Fall Classic action....2021
  • Donald Trump does tomahawk chop with Braves fans at World Series
    • Donald Trump does tomahawk chop with Braves fans at World Series
    ATLANTA — Months after calling for a boycott of Major League Baseball, former President Donald Trump did the tomahawk chop with Atlanta Braves fans at Game 4 of the World Series on Saturday night. Trump stood beside his wife, Melania, as he chopped away with fans before the game between the Atlanta Braves and Houston......2021
  • Braves pay tribute to late Aaron before Game 3
    • Braves pay tribute to late Aaron before Game 3
    The Atlanta Braves honored the late Hank Aaron in a pregame ceremony Friday night, with his wife, Billye, on hand and his son Hank Jr. throwing out the first pitch....2021
  • Best moments, plays from Game 2 of World Series between Braves and Astros
    • Best moments, plays from Game 2 of World Series between Braves and Astros
    The Atlanta Braves and Houston Astros saw a little bit of everything in Game 1 of the 2021 World Series. Here's a look at the top action from Game 2....2021
  • • Watch: Freddie Freeman blasts HR off son in backyard baseball
    At least Freddie Freeman is having some fun amid the coronavirus outbreak.  While the MLB season is delayed due to growing COVID-19 concerns, the Atlanta Braves first baseman is enjoying some backyard baseball with his son. Although his son is quite young, Freeman didn't hold back in launching a home run off a fastball right down the center of the plate.  His son didn't seem too happy that his fat...2020

Top Atlanta Braves news

  • • Pirates Fan Saves Kid in the Stands from Getting Hit in the Face with Bat
    2016
  • • 1-stop shop: Bumgarner K's 11, homers in win
    Madison Bumgarner helped preserve a scoreless tie, then acted decisively to break it. The San Francisco left-hander worked 7 2/3 innings and homered to launch a six-run uprising in the fifth inning, leading the Giants to a 6-0 decision over the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on Thursday afternoon....2016
  • • Blair derailed early, Bumgarner stifles bats in loss
    Madison Bumgarner helped preserve a scoreless tie, then acted decisively to break it. The San Francisco left-hander worked 7 2/3 innings and homered to launch a six-run uprising in the fifth inning, leading the Giants to a 6-0 decision over the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on Thursday afternoon....2016
  • • 1-stop shop: Bumgarner K's 11, homers in win
    Madison Bumgarner helped preserve a scoreless tie, then acted decisively to break it. The San Francisco left-hander worked 7 2/3 innings and homered to launch a six-run uprising in the fifth inning, leading the Giants to a 6-0 decision over the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on Thursday afternoon....2016
  • It's time for the Atlanta Braves to move on from the chop
    • It's time for the Atlanta Braves to move on from the chop
    In an age when other franchises are dropping offensive names, logos and rituals, the chop lives on in Atlanta. When will the Braves see the light -- or baseball step in?...2021
  • • Kemp returns to LA in 5-player deal with Braves
    The Los Angeles Dodgers today acquired outfielder Matt Kemp from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for first baseman Adrian Gonzalez, pitchers Scott Kazmir and Brandon McCarthy, infielder Charlie Culberson and cash considerations....2017
  • • Atlanta Braves appear unlikely to consider name change
    The team did not address its 'tomahawk chop' in a statement...2020
  • • Fans Liken Storm That Ends Astros-Braves Game Early to the Apocalypse
    2016
  • • King Felix gets minor league deal with Braves
    Longtime Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez reached a minor league deal with the Atlanta Braves on Monday that includes an invite to big league spring training....2020
  • Atlanta Braves Beat Los Angeles Dodgers to Reach  World Series
    • Atlanta Braves Beat Los Angeles Dodgers to Reach World Series
    In third place on Aug. 13, Atlanta rode a surprising group of trade deadline acquisitions to a pennant, outlasting the 106-win Dodgers. Next up: the Houston Astros....2021
  • • Bryce Harper Wears a 'Make Baseball Fun Again' Hat
    2016
  • • Braves' late rally not enough to pick up Folty
    Relying on an unusual burst of power, the San Francisco Giants revived their offense with a pair of home runs to complement Ty Blach's 7 2/3-inning effort in their 6-3 victory Saturday over the Atlanta Braves....2017
  • • Giants come alive to back stellar Blach
    Relying on an unusual burst of power, the San Francisco Giants revived their offense with a pair of home runs to complement Ty Blach's 7 2/3-inning effort in their 6-3 victory Saturday over the Atlanta Braves....2017
  • • Braves not changing name, looking at 'chop'
    The Atlanta Braves said they will not change their name but are considering whether the tomahawk chop is appropriate....2020

Atlanta Braves fantasy rankings and news

  • • Spencer Hitting His Strider
    Atlanta Braves' rookie flamethrower-slash-hotshot-slash-heartthrob, Spencer Strider turned in his best outing of the year Friday night, pitching five and 2/3 innings, allowing just five baserunners and punching out eight Pirates en route to his second win. Spencer finally hitting his Stride-er! He lowered his ratios to a real nice 2.35 ERA and 1.12 WHIP with the start and his 57/19 K/BB in just 38...2022
  • Kenley Jansen signing shakes up fantasy baseball closer rankings
    • Kenley Jansen signing shakes up fantasy baseball closer rankings
    Kenley Jansen's addition to the Atlanta Braves bullpen creates opportunity for saves in Los Angeles and moves a former closer way down the rankings in Atlanta....2022
  • Fantasy baseball impact of the Matt Olson trade
    • Fantasy baseball impact of the Matt Olson trade
    Tristan H. Cockcroft explains the fantasy impact of the deal sending the first baseman from the Oakland Athletics to the Atlanta Braves....2022
  • • Fantasy Insights: Who will get the bullpen saves for Braves?
    Eric Karabell's thoughts on the Atlanta Braves' fantasy outlook for 2020: players he likes and doesn't, and storylines that could impact playing time and performances....2020
  • • Fantasy baseball: Who's hot, who's not heading into Week 7
    Another week of the 2018 regular season is in the books, which means another opportunity for players to heat up and cool off at the plate and on the mound for fantasy baseball purposes.Each week throughout the regular season, we’ll highlight 20 players (10 position players and 10 starting pitchers) who have either enjoyed the last seven days of play or are thankful that they’re over. To qualify fo...2018
  • • MLB Quick Hits: Matt Kemp's fantasy baseball boom in Atlanta
    Matt Kemp has been effective during his time with the Atlanta Braves....2017
  • • Jose Quintana Is Most Underappreciated Star on MLB Offseason Market
    2016
  • • Matt Kemp admits he lost some love for the game
    Matt Kemp was traded on Saturday from the San Diego Padres to the Atlanta Braves, marking the second time he’s been traded in less than two years. Kemp getting to play for the Braves fulfills somewhat of a childhood fantasy as the Oklahoma native grew up watching the Braves on TBS and supporting them. Now that he’s with a new team, Kemp is vowing to get off on the right foot with his new squad. In...2016
  • • Bleacher Report's 2016 Fantasy Baseball Draft Cheat Sheet
    2016
  • • Scott Miller's Starting 9: Why Won't Anyone Take a Chance on Yoenis Cespedes?
    2016

Atlanta Braves schedule, game

  • • Dodgers vs. Braves odds, line: 2022 MLB picks, Sunday Night Baseball predictions from proven model
    2022
  • • Tiny Nick’s Gambling Picks: 6/24
    2022
  • • Braves vs. Giants odds, prediction, line: 2022 MLB picks, Thursday, June 23 best bets from proven model
    2022
  • • Giants vs. Braves odds, prediction, line: 2022 MLB picks, Tuesday, June 21 best bets from proven model
    2022
  • • Braves vs. Cubs odds, prediction, betting line: 2022 MLB picks, Saturday, June 18 best bets from proven model
    2022
  • • Braves vs. Cubs odds, prediction, betting line: 2022 MLB picks, Friday, June 17 best bets from proven model
    2022
  • • Nationals' Juan Soto not in lineup for second straight game due to knee injury
    2022
  • • Braves vs. Nationals odds, prediction, line: 2022 MLB picks, Monday, June 13 best bets from proven model
    SportsLine's model simulated the Washington Nationals vs. Atlanta Braves game 10,000 times and released its MLB picks today...2022
  • • Spencer Hitting His Strider
    2022
  • • Braves vs. Brewers odds, prediction, line: 2022 MLB picks, Wednesday, May 18 best bets from proven model
    SportsLine's model simulated the Milwaukee Brewers vs. Atlanta Braves game 10,000 times and released its MLB picks today...2022

Atlanta Braves rumors, scandals

  • • Spencer Hitting His Strider
    2022
  • • Extension candidates: NL East
    We're not sure to what extent extension talks will continue during the coronavirus hiatus for Major League Baseball. But as we wrote earlier today,  it seems reasonable to think contract talks will be explored to some  extent. Some talks may have advanced nearly to completion before the  global pandemic intervened. While we may have to wait to  learn who the targets are and see what deals get done...2020
  • • Astros continue to take the heat from fans during spring training
    The only thing that’s going to stop the Houston Astros from being trolled at a record level this season is the possibility that teams will have to play in empty stadiums. We continue to see the defending AL champs receive flack during spring training in Florida after the sign-stealing scandal. This did not stop during Tuesday’s Grapefruit League action against another World Series contender, the A...2020
  • • Braves star Nick Markakis says Astros players need a ‘beating’
    Rival MLB players continue to speak out against the Houston Astros after it was concluded they cheated during their 2017 title season. By now, Houston’s sign-stealing scandal is well known. With MLB teams reporting to spring training over the past week, players have come out of the woodwork in criticizing the team. That includes Atlanta Braves All-Star outfielder Nick Markakis, who said in no unce...2020
  • • Getaway Day: Does anybody want to win the NL East?
    Do any of you want to win the National League East? The others teams in the division don’t seem to want it. Going into Wednesday night, the Philadelphia Phillies, New York Mets, Atlanta Braves and Washington Nationals were separated by 3.5 games. The Phillies and the Mets were the only teams with winning records and each team has glaring holes that could easily be fixed. The NL East (except for th...2019
  • • Brian McCann reportedly returning to Braves
    Brian McCann is returning to the franchise where he played the first nine seasons of his career. McCann has reportedly agreed to terms with the Atlanta Braves, the franchise that drafted and developed him, on a free agent deal, according to Mark Bowman of MLB.com. Bowman further reports that McCann took less money to return to Atlanta. In addition to coming up with the Braves organization, McCann ...2018
  • • Braves announced SS Dansby Swanson has torn ligament in hand
    This is not the way the NL East champion Atlanta Braves wanted to close out what has been a shocking regular season.The team announced on Wednesday that star young shortstop Dansby Swanson has a partially torn ligament in his left hand and will undergo treatment. This obviously puts Swanson’s availability for the playoffs in question. Swanson left Tuesday’s game against the Mets with discomfort in...2018
  • • Rival GM believes Bryce Harper will sign with Phillies
    Bryce Harper’s impending free agency not surprisingly continues to dominate the Major League Baseball rumor mill. With that in mind, the latest batch of speculation comes courtesy of Fancred Sports’ Jon Heyman, who relays that one rival MLB general manager has a good inkling where the Washington Nationals slugger will land.“I think Harper winds up with the Phillies,” the anonymous GM told Heyman.T...2018
  • • Ronald Acuna day-to-day after hit-by-pitch
    Good news, Atlanta Braves fans. It looks like Ronald Acuña Jr. is going to be okay.Wednesday night, Miami Marlins pitcher José Ureña started his evening with the fastest pitch he’s ever thrown to open a game (97.5 mph). Unfortunately, he did so with every intention of drilling the 20-year-old Acuña. The very next inning, Acuña would leave the game due to forearm/elbow tightness.Mission accomplishe...2018
  • • Sean Doolittle shares insightful thoughts on social media dilemma
    Now that it has become a hobby for Twitter users to dig up racist, sexist, homophobic and other inappropriate things athletes wrote on social media years ago, many players are weighing in on what needs to change. If you ask Sean Doolittle, the problem isn’t just about people forgetting to clean up their old tweets.On Monday, Doolittle posted an insightful thread on his personal Twitter account. Th...2018

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