As Braves pitchers and catchers reported to Spring Training on Tuesday, Mike Foltynewicz re-acquainted with some of his teammates and made it clear his new role as a proud papa might significantly reduce the amount of idle time he spends with members of his team this year in the clubhouse and golf course.
The Braves have not ruled out the possibility of acquiring a third baseman before the start of the season. But as has been the case throughout the offseason, they still don’t seem to be a potential fit for free agent Mike Moustakas.
Before they stood as the envy of fellow Major Leaguers for more than a decade, Tom Glavine and John Smoltz experienced the frustration of being part of those Braves clubs that served as the game’s laughing stock during the late 1980s.
The Braves won their arbitration hearing against right-handed pitcher Mike Foltynewicz, according to sources. He will receive the team’s $2.2 million salary offer instead of the $2.3 million figure he requested after the two parties ended negotiations last month.
Plenty could change before the Braves open the regular season with a March 29 game against the Phillies at SunTrust Park. Based on the current conditions, here is a look at how the Opening Day roster might look.
Beat reporter Mark Bowman answers questions from Braves fans
It seems whenever Braves manager Brian Snitker has been asked about Ronald Acuna, he has hearkened back to around this time last year, when he was telling the team’s player development staff that it better not have the teenage outfielder serve as a roster addition for Grapefruit League games if it didn’t truly want him […]
When Braves pitchers and catchers report to Spring Training next week, they will be surrounded by the equipment and supplies that were stuffed into two moving trucks and sent to Florida on Tuesday.
Braves general manager Alex Anthopoulous has evaluated potential trades and free-agent signings that could provide both immediate and long-term value. But he has also maintained a patient approach thus far, which gives him a chance to go to Spring Training to better evaluate those assets he might use to make a significant trade when the […]
One year after welcoming Bartolo Colon and R.A. Dickey to Spring Training, the Braves open their camp to a multitude of highly touted prospects, many of whom were not yet born when the aforementioned former Cy Young Award winners began their respective careers.
With the offseason departures of Matt Kemp and Matt Adams, Atlanta is staring at a power shortage. The Braves ranked 28th in the Majors last year with 165 home runs. Thirty-five percent of that total was provided by players who are no longer with the organization, namely the aforementioned duo and Brandon Phillips, whose 11 […]
Putting together MLB Pipeline’s Top 100 Prospects list is a team effort. Needless to say, there isn’t 100 percent agreement right out of the gate and, as a result, some favorites who might be on an individual list don’t make the final 100.