Tag Archives: Atlanta Braves

Posted on November 26, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Atlanta Braves had a busy day Monday, signing two veterans they hope can help them take another step forward in 2019. The Braves have reportedly agreed to a one-year deal with third baseman Josh Donaldson worth $23 million. They have also signed longtime Atlanta catcher Brian […]

Posted on October 4, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine With six straight division titles under their belt, the Los Angeles Dodgers have their sights set on finally winning a World Series 30 years after their last world championship. Standing in their way, at least during the NLDS, will be the Atlanta Braves. Despite modest expectations heading […]

Posted on September 22, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The National League playoff picture is finally starting to come into focus, and the Atlanta Braves are now the first to punch their ticket for October. The Braves clinched the NL East division title Saturday afternoon with a 5-3 win over the second-place Phillies. The division title […]

Posted on August 16, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine One day after Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Urena hit Ronald Acuna Jr., Major League Baseball has slapped him with a six-game suspension. The incident has become the talk of baseball over the past 24 hours, but for all the wrong reasons. Urena’s suspension will cost him at […]

Posted on July 14, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine If the Atlanta Braves are going to surprise the baseball world and reach the postseason in 2018, they’ll need to stay healthy. Unfortunately, the right shoulder of closer Arodys Vizcaino doesn’t seem to be cooperating. The Braves added Vizcaino to the 10-day DL on Saturday with inflammation […]

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 […]

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