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Brothers agrees to 1-year deal with Braves
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The Braves agreed to terms Thursday on a one-year deal with left-handed reliever Rex Brothers, thereby avoiding arbitration.

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M. Adams a non-tender possibility
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Matt Adams legitimized his value as a power hitter when provided the opportunity to spend more than two months this year serving as the Braves’ everyday first baseman. But his projected role and cost for the 2018 season creates reason to believe he could be playing elsewhere next season.

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Anthopoulos getting feel for offseason direction
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A little more than two weeks into his tenure as the head of the Braves’ baseball operations department, Alex Anthopoulos is still getting a feel for which direction he might take with his new organization.

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Inbox: How will Braves improve 'pen for '18?
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Beat reporter Mark Bowman answers fan questions about plans to improve the Braves’ bullpen, potential trades and more.

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Braves' front office continues to take shape
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As Alex Anthopoulos continues to delve into his new role as the Braves’ general manager, he is surrounding himself with some of those confidants who aided him when he held the same role with the Blue Jays.

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Community-minded Folty lights up young faces
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After being allowed to stay up long past his bedtime, Eli Williams was denied his wish to see Mike Foltynewicz successfully complete his bid for a no-hitter. But the young suburban Atlanta resident will forever be thankful for the bond he has since gained with the Braves pitcher.

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Braves trio leads Pipeline's All-AFL Team
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Here is a lineup of prospects who impressed the most in this year’s Fall League as MLBPipeline.com’s All-AFL Team:

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Braves penalized for int'l signing violations
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Commissioner Rob Manfred issued the following statement today: “My office has completed a thorough investigation into violations of Major League Rules by the Atlanta Braves. The Braves cooperated throughout the investigation, which was conducted by MLB’s Department of Investigations. The senior Baseball Operations officials responsible for the misconduct are no longer employed by the Braves. […]

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Braves claim Dayton, acquire Ravin from LA
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Alex Anthopoulos’ first two transactions as the Braves’ general manager were influenced by the familiarity he gained with the Dodgers’ bullpen as he spent the past two years serving as Los Angeles’ vice president of baseball operations.

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Braves land pair of Joneses on HOF ballot
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Chipper Jones and Andruw Jones will soon get a better feel for the strength of their Hall of Fame candidacies, as both were on the 2018 Baseball Writers’ Association of America ballot for the first time on Monday afternoon.

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Acuna caps sensational year with AFL MVP
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As the 2017 season comes to a close, Ronald Acuna has one more piece of hardware to add to his trophy case. The Braves’ No. 1 prospect was named the MVP of the Arizona Fall League after he hit .325/.414/.639 and led the league with seven homers in 23 games for the Peoria Javelinas.

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MVP Acuna, Braves mates lead Peoria to title
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Braves prospects Ronald Acuna and Alex Jackson combined to go 4-for-8 with six RBIs as Peoria claimed the AFL Championship with an 8-2 win over Mesa on Saturday afternoon at Scottsdale Stadium.

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