Tag Archives: Atlanta Braves

Posted on May 28, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Atlanta Braves were holding their breath after watching rookie sensation Ronald Acuna walk off the field during Sunday’s win over the Red Sox. However, they did get some good news on Monday. MRI results revealed a mild ACL sprain in his left knee and a lower […]

Posted on May 4, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The first-place Atlanta Braves are about to add a six-time all-star to their lineup. The Braves have called up 37-year old veteran Jose Bautista. He will make his Braves debut when Atlanta hosts the San Francisco Giants Friday night. In a corresponding move, the Braves have optioned […]

Posted on April 25, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Atlanta Braves are bringing up the top prospect in baseball for his big league debut. The Braves will promote 20-year old outfielder Ronald Acuña for Wednesday’s game against the Cincinnati Reds. Acuña began the season as the no. 2 overall prospect in baseball. He’s a true five-tool player […]

Posted on February 26, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Atlanta Braves have endured four straight losing seasons as they’ve gone through an extended rebuilding process. However, the club did manage to build one of the best farm systems in baseball during that time. A lot of that young talent is finally ready to contribute at […]

Posted on December 16, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine After falling one game short of a World Series title last season, the Los Angeles Dodgers have set their sites on cutting payroll this offseason. They took a big step toward doing that on Saturday in a five-player trade with the Atlanta Braves. In the trade, Los […]

Posted on November 30, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Los Angeles Angels killed two birds with one stone on Tuesday. In a trade with the Atlanta Braves, the Angels acquired both relief pitcher Jim Johnson and $1.21 million in international spending money. As part of the trade, the Braves received left-handed pitcher Justin Kelly. Johnson […]

Posted on November 21, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Major League Baseball has come down hard on the Atlanta Braves following an investigation into their international signing practices. Both former GM John Coppolella and the Braves have received harsh punishments. Coppolella has been placed on MLB’s permanently ineligible list. Meanwhile, the Braves have lost 13 prospects, […]

Posted on November 13, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Atlanta Braves will kick off Monday’s GM meetings by announcing Alex Anthopoulos as their new GM. Several sources have confirmed that the Braves have tabbed Anthopoulos to be their new GM. An official announcement is likely to come Monday at the GM meetings. Anthopoulos has served […]

Posted on October 2, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Atlanta Braves GM John Coppolella abruptly resigned from his position Monday, one day after the end of the regular season. Coppolella’s decision to step down relates to an MLB investigation into whether the Braves may have broken rules regarding the signing of international players. Coppolella was just […]

Posted on September 24, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Despite another losing season, the Atlanta Braves have to be pleased with some of the progress they’ve made in 2017. The Braves certainly appear pleased with their catching duo of Kurt Suzuki and Tyler Flowers, as both appear to be back in Atlanta in 2018. The Braves […]

Posted on August 14, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Monday night at Coors Field, the excitement of the Colorado Rockies being in a playoff race will take a backseat. The Rockies have announced that Chad Bettis will start Monday’s game against the Atlanta Braves. For Bettis, it will be his first big league start since surviving […]

Posted on July 27, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine At the start of the season, Atlanta Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson appeared to be one of the favorites for Rookie of the Year in the National League. But the former first overall pick has not lived up to expectations. Now the Braves are choosing to send their […]

Posted on July 8, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Bartolo Colon’s major league career is not over yet. Despite being designated for assignment by the Atlanta Braves last month, Colon has landed with another team. The Minnesota Twins announced Friday night that they have signed Colon to a minor league contract. Colon will report to triple-A but […]

Posted on July 4, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Atlanta Braves have received the best Independence Day gift they could have hoped for: the return of Freddie Freeman. The Braves activated Freeman from the DL on Tuesday roughly six weeks after breaking his wrist. Of course, Freeman is not returning to be Atlanta’s everyday first […]

Posted on June 29, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The end of the line may have finally arrived for ageless wonder Bartolo Colon. On Thursday, the Atlanta Braves announced that they have designated Colon for assignment. The move comes one day after Colon allowed six runs on eight hits over four innings against the San Diego […]

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