The Braves are going to give a ton of opportunity to a ton of unproven players this year, particularly in their rotation, and no one is smart enough to know how that goes. It’s the ceiling, though, that could make Atlanta this year’s surprise team in the National League.
BRAVES NEWS Freddie Freeman reportedly early to spring training and discussed his offseason Lasik surgery with MLB.com's Mark Bowman. “They always say to wait three years for your eyes to stop changing,” Freeman said. “That's exactly what I did. They said to do it when you're about 27 years
Weighing the short- and long-term benefits, it seems quite obvious that the Braves will wait until the latter portion of April to bring Ronald Acuna to the Major League level. But that doesn’t mean the elite prospect won’t spend the next six weeks doing whatever he can to further enhance the excitement regarding his eventual […]
Brandon McCarthy has not yet reached the point of his career where he is willing to simply be considered a mentor. But he’s certainly more than willing to use his experience to help guide the young pitchers who will join him in Atlanta’s rotation this season.
The Atlanta Braves have added another catcher to the mix, as they announced Wednesday the signing of veteran backstop Chris Stewart to a one-year contract. The deal will reportedly pay Stewart $575,000, according to Bob Nightengale of USA Today. Despite it being a major-league deal, the contract is apparently non-guaranteed, reports David O'Brien of the […]
It’s easy to assume Luiz Gohara and Sean Newcomb will win what appear to be the only two vacant spots in Atlanta’s rotation. It’s also easy to understand why the Braves do not want either of those rookie southpaws to come to camp believing anything is guaranteed.
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.
"Atlanta Rules, The Story of the ’90s Braves," will debut on Tuesday, Feb. 13, at 9:00 p.m. ET.
Add one more to the burgeoning list of teams that appear to be chasing Eduardo Nunez. The Atlanta Braves are reportedly expressing serious interest in the free-agent utility man, a source told Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com on Thursday. It’s not clear if the sides have had any discussions. One of Nunez's primary positions is third […]
Brian Snitker is hoping to face some tough decisions at the end of March. For Snitker, the third-year manager, that'd be great news for Atlanta's future. Acuna, 20, an outfielder with power, speed and strong defense, is Atlanta's player to watch.