1. Upton tries to take positive out of latest setback

    As he approached Friday's X-ray exam with a slight limp and a moderate level of discomfort in his left foot, Melvin Upton Jr. assumed he would need just a few days of rest...

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 3 days ago 3 reads 0 comments

  2. Kimbrel's Clever T-Shirts for the New-Look Braves

    After trading the likes of Justin Upton, Jason Heyward, and Evan Gattis as well as adding a handful of veteran free agents, there are a ton of new faces in Braves camp this spring...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 3 days ago 68 reads 0 comments

  3. 4 Braves Candidates to Replace Upton in CF

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 3 days ago 7 reads 0 comments

  4. Braves Hope Former Closers Will Help Build Dominant Bullpen

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — No one in the Braves organization has gone so far as to suggest their revamped bullpen will overwhelm like last year's Kansas City 'pen, which featured ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Callum Mackenzie about 3 days ago 214 reads 0 comments

  5. 3B Prospect Rio Ruiz Feeling Better About Trade to Braves

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Rio Ruiz passed up his dream of playing baseball and football at the University of Southern California in order to sign with the Astros in 2012, so ...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 4 days ago 71 reads 0 comments

  6. Upton Sent for MRI on Bothersome Right Foot

    Braves center fielder Melvin Upton Jr. missed Friday morning's workout because of a right foot ailment that might prove to be more significant than what the club had envisioned when it sent him to undergo an MRI...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jenn Leser about 4 days ago 6 reads 0 comments

  7. Braves' Simmons (oblique) Increases Activities a Bit

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — After missing most of Thursday's first full-squad workout with a strained oblique muscle in his left side, Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons eased ...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 4 days ago 45 reads 0 comments

  8. Assessing Braves' Options in CF with Upton out

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Braves center fielder Melvin Upton Jr. missed Friday morning's spring-training workout with a foot injury and was to have X-rays later at an Orlando hospital...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 4 days ago 104 reads 0 comments

  9. Braves' Simmons Hampered by Oblique Discomfort

    Andrelton Simmons will be a limited participant Thursday when the Atlanta Braves hold their first official full-squad workout in Orlando...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 5 days ago 162 reads 0 comments

  10. Simmons (Oblique) to Ease into Camp

    #Braves A. Simmons has strained oblique, taking it easy in first days of camp and won't throw as precautionary measure...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 5 days ago 4 reads 0 comments

  11. Gomes: Braves Are 'Here to Win It All'

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Don't tell Jonny Gomes the Atlanta Braves are rebuilding. He's not buying that idea, and refuses to perpetuate the notion that the Braves are weak because the team dealt many of its star players during the offseason...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 6 days ago 46 reads 0 comments

  12. Nick Markakis Injury: Updates on Braves Star's Neck and Recovery

    Outfielder Nick Markakis will be a huge key to the Atlanta Braves ' success at the plate in 2015, but the 31-year-old veteran is still working his way back after offseason neck surgery ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 6 days ago 5,559 reads 7 comments

  13. Report: Markakis (Neck) Cleared to Resume Baseball Activities

    Nick Markakis saw the doctors yesterday and was cleared for baseball activities. Won't have any restrictions but will ease back in...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 6 days ago 3 reads 0 comments

  14. Braves 5th-Starter Candidate Rodriguez Impressing Early

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – After watching pitchers throw bullpen sessions on the backfields for the past three days at ESPN's Wide World of Sports complex, Braves manager Fredi ...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 6 days ago 541 reads 0 comments

  15. Confident Banuelos Fighting for Spot with Braves

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 7 days ago 40 reads 0 comments

  16. Jason Heyward Says the Braves Limited His Power by Batting Leadoff

    Jason Heyward was used as a leadoff hitter an awful lot by the Braves last year. He tells Derrick Goold of the St...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 7 days ago 3 reads 0 comments

  17. Braves Spring Training Questions: Who Becomes the 5th Starter?

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 7 days ago 38 reads 0 comments

  18. Braves' Freeman stunned by trades but 'excited' for season

    Everything seemed settled the last time first baseman Freddie Freeman reported for Braves spring training...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 7 days ago 577 reads 0 comments

  19. Under-the-Radar Atlanta Braves Players Ready to Impress This Spring

    Pitchers and catchers have reported for the Atlanta Braves , with the first full-team workout scheduled for Thursday. The Braves have a lot of new faces in camp after trading away some serious talent in the offseason...

    Daniel Kock Written by Daniel Kock about 7 days ago 1,615 reads 1 comments

  20. Hart Says Underdog Braves Expect to Contend

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Braves president of baseball operations John Hart understands why most National League East prognostications have given more love to the Nationals , Marlins and Mets ...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 8 days ago 267 reads 0 comments

  21. Gonzalez Likes What He Sees from Johnson Early in Camp

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Though it is far too early to be encouraged or discouraged by anything he sees from his players, Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez gained a sense of comfort ...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 8 days ago 45 reads 0 comments

  22. Can Melvin Upton Jr. Be Fixed?

    Before I did a news hit about B.J. Upton announcing he wants to go by his given name of Melvin Upton Jr., I looked into some numbers to see what has caused his troubles since he joined the Braves two seasons ago...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 8 days ago 176 reads 0 comments

  23. Upton: Name Change Not About Rebound with Braves

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- The man formerly known as B.J. Upton reported to Braves camp early Monday morning, and he said his decision to go by his birth name, Melvin Upton Jr...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 8 days ago 84 reads 0 comments

  24. Catcher Jesus Flores Delayed by Visa Issues

    t seems there is always at least one Braves player whose arrival at spring training is delayed due to visa issues in his home country...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 8 days ago 24 reads 0 comments

  25. Braves Have Issues but McDowell Not One of Them

    Roger McDowell seems to be the only member of the Braves ' operation everybody can agree on. He hasn't been accused of botching lineups (manager) or making bad trades (front office) ...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 8 days ago 33 reads 0 comments