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  • As first reported by Chris Cotillo earlier today the Braves selected the contract of right hander Jake Brigham from Gwinnett.  Mark Bowman confirms the call up and says that the Braves have not as yet made a corresponding roster move. Jake Brigham will be promoted from Gwinnett. Corresponding move will depend on Williams Perez‘s foot […] ... read more...
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  • The Braves can’t score without Freddie Freeman and Jason Grilli still has a soft spot for Pittsburgh. 2 runs for Atlanta… which was actually an improvement over recent days… by nonetheless led to a fourth straight loss for the visitors as the Pirates mercifully shortened the night by plating a run in the 10th inning […] ... read more...
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  • Keith Law did not like this week’s trade (ESPN Insider article) that saw Touki Toussaint and Bronson Arroyo go from the Arizona Diamondbacks to the Atlanta Braves. It’s not that Law didn’t like the trade from the perspective of one team or the other. It’s that he didn’t like the spirit of the trade, period: […] read more...
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  • Two days ago the fifth update for the 2015 NL All-Star fan vote came out, and to no one’s surprise there is not one Atlanta Braves‘ player listed on the entire thing, not one single player. Just to clarify, 40 players are named and not one of them wears a Braves uniform. It’s not that outlandish, though. The Braves aren’t a very good baseball team. They’re scrappy, and som... read more...
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  • As the MLB trade deadline approaches on July 31, third-baseman Chris Johnson’s time in Atlanta is likely drawing near an end. The Braves acquired fellow third-baseman Juan Uribe via a trade roughly a month ago from the Los Angeles Dodgers. The trade also gave Atlanta pitcher Chris Withrow, while the Braves sent infielder Alberto Callaspo and pitchers Ian Thomas, Juan Jaime... read more...
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  • As the cliché goes, all good things must come to an end. That lesson was learned again on Thursday, when Atlanta Braves outfielder Nick Markakis saw his record of 398 games without an error come to an end in the first inning of the Braves ugly 7-0 loss against the Washington Nationals. Leading off in the bottom of the first, Denard Span singled to Markakis in right field. ... read more...
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  • Washington Nationals’ Ian Desmond is doused after the team’s baseball game against the Atlanta Braves at Nationals Park, Wednesday, June 24, 2015, in Washington. Desmond hit a sacrifice fly to score the winning run. The Nationals won 2-1 in 11 innings. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) With the score deadlocked at one and the bases loaded with one out in the bottom of the thirteent... read more...
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  • Call this a quick ‘Afternoon Chop’, as some Braves-related news items are accumulating this afternoon. Cunniff to DL; Marimon Recalled Brandon Cunniff was placed on the DL (groin strain) and Sugar Ray Marimon was recalled from @GwinnettBraves — Mark Bowman (@mlbbowman) June 26, 2015 Bowman also reports (via twitter) that Cunniff has had this nagging […... read more...
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  • Yesterday was bad.  If it had been a football game, the coaches would have burned the video.  If it had been a prizefight, the referee would have stopped it after the 3rd round.  If it had been a filmed movie scene, the Director would have been yelling “Cut!” a million times. It was the first […] ... read more...
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  • The SunTrust Park will be the new home of the Atlanta Braves in 2017, located in Cobb County which is about 30 minutes north of Turner Field.  The ballpark will have 41,500 seats with a more emphasis on the fans.  The Braves will give a more intimate feeling while you’re in your seats as the […] ... read more...
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