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.
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.
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.
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.
The first blockbuster trade of the 2015 Winter Meetings also included two highly rated prospects and created a little history in the process.
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.
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 […]
Dansby Swanson has a chance to be a franchise-changing player. And suddenly, this whole reconstruction project should make way more sense to Braves fans. There’s talent on the way, lots of it.
After spending the past week evaluating the market for Shelby Miller, the Braves jumped at the opportunity to get the significant haul they were seeking, one that further enriches their Minor League system with a couple of top prospects.
The Braves exited the Winter Meetings on Thursday morning with fewer immediate needs, some money left to spend and the satisfaction of knowing they got even more than was anticipated when they decided to trade Shelby Miller.
Though the Rule 5 Draft primarily provides teams an opportunity to simply take a chance on Minor Leaguers who are seldom considered significant prospects, the Braves are hopeful they satisfied an immediate need via the acquisition of left-handed reliever Evan Rutckyj.
The Braves took another step toward completing their 2016 roster on Wednesday afternoon, when they lured Emilio Bonifacio back to Atlanta to provide the same kind of versatility he did during the final two months of the ’14 season.