Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez hopes to have Jason Grilli, who is coming back from an Achilles injury he suffered last July, available out of the bullpen when the regular season opens.
The Braves signed right-hander Bud Norris as a free agent over the offseason, counting on him to rebound from a disappointing 2015 and solidify their rotation as the No. 2 starter.
J.D. Martinez hit a three-run home run and James McCann crushed a grand slam in support of four scoreless innings from Justin Verlander, sending the Tigers to a 10-6 win over the Braves on Tuesday afternoon at Joker Marchant Stadium.
Julio Teheran and Chris Archer took another step toward their respective Opening Day starts on Monday afternoon at ESPN’s Wide World of Sports complex. Unfortunately for Archer, Teheran provided no room for the Rays to overcome costly early miscues that helped the Braves in a 5-0 win.
The Braves provided a clearer picture of their potential Opening Day bullpen when they made the surprising decision to option Chris Withrow to Triple-A Gwinnett.
Astros second baseman Jose Altuve hit a go-ahead, three-run home run in the fourth inning off relief pitcher Rob Wooten to highlight a six-run outburst that sent the Astros to a 7-6 win over the Braves on Sunday afternoon at Osceola County Stadium.
Braves reliever Jason Grilli is looking forward to watching a resurgent Seton Hall program carry the momentum of a Big East title into their first NCAA tourney appearance since 2006.
Two days after causing the Braves to fear for the worst, Freddie Freeman returned to action and in the process took advantage of an opportunity to further alleviate any lingering concerns he has about the durability of his previously-injured right wrist.
Instead of focusing on the frustration Jhoulys Chacin felt as he dealt with the long-standing effects of a shoulder ailment while pitching for two different organizations at the Triple-A level last year, the Braves instead gambled on the possibility that the veteran pitcher could build off of what he showed while pitching this past winter […]
After creating a scare when he made an early exit from Friday’s game against the Phillies, Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman provided an immediate sense of relief on Saturday when he said, “It’s not my wrist” and informed reporters that he will play again on Sunday.
Michael Taylor had three hits and scored a pair of runs and Clint Robinson crushed a two-run homer as the Nationals defeated the Braves, 11-1, Saturday night at Champion Stadium.