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Fried excited to show Braves what he can do
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This was not the journey Max Fried anticipated when the Padres gave him a $3 million bonus after taking him with the seventh overall selection in the 2012 Draft. By now, he was supposed to have either already gotten a taste of the big leagues or at least positioned himself to come to Spring Training […]

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Braves acquire Ramirez from Mariners
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The Braves acquired Jose Ramirez from the Mariners on Friday in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations. This was a low-risk move to enhance the organization’s bullpen depth with the addition of power pitcher.

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Braves to retain Cox as consultant through 2017
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It can be easily argued that Hall of Fame manager Bobby Cox has been as influential to the Braves success as any man in the club’s history. Thus, there was no reason to be surprised late Thursday morning when the Braves announced Cox will continue his role as a consultant through at least the end […]

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Minor headed to free agency
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The Braves are not expected to tender contracts to lefty Mike Minor or infielder Pedro Ciriaco before Wednesday’s 11:59 p.m. ET deadline to do so. Atlanta is, however, expected to tender contracts to each of its other arbitration-eligible players — Shelby Miller, Chris Withrow and Arodys Vizcaino.

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Braves reunite with veteran reliever Johnson
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The Braves are bringing Jim Johnson back to Atlanta with the hope that he will once again benefit from the opportunity to work with pitching coach Roger McDowell.

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Braves' Spring Training schedule released
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The Braves will open the 2016 Grapefruit League season against the Orioles and make their final preparations for the regular season with a game against some of their top Minor Leaguers.

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Beckham back home on 1-year deal with Braves
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After spending the past two seasons enduring long bouts of frustration, infielder Gordon Beckham will have an opportunity to come home and revive his career in Atlanta.

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Cox, Braves enjoy baseball partnership for life
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Good news: Robert Joseph Cox spent the past five years as a consultant for a Braves franchise that he helped make famous, and he just received a two-year contract extension. In essence, his long-time bosses are asking Bobby Cox to continue as Bobby Cox, which actually is great news.

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Fredi, coaches host bowling outing for military families
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Manager Fredi Gonzalez, pitching coach Roger McDowell and first-base coach Terry Pendleton were among the members of the Braves organization who welcomed 40 military families to Midtown Bowl on Saturday to express their appreciation for what these men and women provide the United States.

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Braves rebuild in big way with Miller trade
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The first blockbuster trade of the 2015 Winter Meetings also included two highly rated prospects and created a little history in the process.

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Hart sheds some light on Braves' 2016 payroll
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As the Braves spent this past year finding a way to move Melvin Upton Jr.’s and Chris Johnson’s hefty contracts, they were aiming to create as much financial flexibility as possible for the 2017 season.

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Staying course has Braves in coveted position
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As Braves president of baseball operations John Hart and general manager John Coppolella sat in their suite at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel during the wee hours of Wednesday morning, they could not hide the excitement they had generated just a few hours when they used Shelby Miller to gain a return greater than could have […]

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