1. Braves Expected to Extend Andrelton Simmons Next

    Over the last two weeks, the Braves have been hard at work, locking up their core for the foreseeable future. They signed first baseman Freddie Freeman for $135 million over eight years, outfielder Jason Heyward for $13...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 2 months ago 364 reads 0 comments

  2. Craig Kimbrel Is Rare Elite Closer Deserving of New Big-Money Deal

    Atlanta Braves closer Craig Kimbrel has continued his climb to the top of baseball's record books. This time, though, his latest achievement is measured in dollars, not strikeout percentage...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 2 months ago 9,884 reads 45 comments

  3. Craig Kimbrel Looking Forward to Closing out Titles for Braves

    #Braves Kimbrel:" I want to be closing out division titles and (league) championships and World Series. And we have the team to do it...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 2 months ago 33 reads 0 comments

  4. Report: Kimbrel's Deal Has $42M Guaranteed, Can Reach $58M

    Kimbrel's deal is guaranteed to be for four years and $42 million. Potential Max value is five years and $58 million...

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  5. Ranking the Atlanta Braves' Brightest Young Players to Watch

    The Atlanta Braves are stacked from top to bottom with young stars. However, there are even more young athletes on the team who have yet to become proven veterans in the game...

    Lacey Davis Written by Lacey Davis about 2 months ago 3,235 reads 0 comments

  6. Jason Heyward's First Spring Training Batting Practice

    Jason Heyward took batting practice after reporting early to spring training Saturday. He will continue wearing a protective guard after having his jaw broken by a pitch in August...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Agustin Gonzalez about 2 months ago 213 reads 0 comments

  7. Jason Heyward Will Continue to Wear Protective Guard on His Helmet

    Braves outfielder Jason Heyward wore a protective guard on his helmet after returning from a broken jaw last season and Mark Bowman of MLB .com reports that he'll continue to wear it in 2014...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 2 months ago 221 reads 0 comments

  8. Braves Minor Leaguer Suspended for PEDs

    Low-level Braves minor league catcher Orrin Sears was suspended 50 games after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs. Sears hit ...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 2 months ago 207 reads 0 comments

  9. Floyd Encouraged, but Taking Things Slowly

    Gavin Floyd hopes to join Atlanta 's starting rotation at some point in May. But as the veteran right-hander attempts to return from reconstructive elbow surgery, he is also cognizant ...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 2 months ago 15 reads 0 comments

  10. Braves Shocked, Saddened by Fregosi's Death

    The word special was there in his title with the Braves front office, and those who knew Jim Fregosi would say it was appropriate. He was special, as a baseball man and as a man, period...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 2 months ago 8 reads 0 comments

  11. Braves' Long-Term Julio Teheran Deal Another Great Move in Building Young Core

    The Atlanta Braves have gotten extension-crazy all of a sudden, but that doesn't mean they're handing out crazy extensions. The first one they handed out this month was a good one, and now they've handed out another good one...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 2 months ago 15,174 reads 31 comments

  12. Julio Teheran and Hidden Inflation

    Today, Julio Teheran joined the ever growing ranks of young players to sign long term deals early in their careers, agreeing to a six year contract with the Braves that guarantees him $32...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 months ago 75 reads 0 comments

  13. Debate: Who Should the Braves Extend Next?

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Debate Desk about 2 months ago 4,770 reads 61 comments

  14. Braves Sign RHP Teheran to 6-Year Deal

    The Braves have agreed to terms with RHP Julio Teheran on a six-year contract through the 2019 season. The deal includes an option for 2020...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 months ago 20 reads 0 comments

  15. Debate: What're You Most Excited for in Braves Spring Training?

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Debate Desk about 2 months ago 1,970 reads 31 comments

  16. Sources: Ex-Manager Fregosi Suffers Stroke

    Former major league manager Jim Fregosi suffered a stroke while on a Major League Baseball alumni cruise and has been hospitalized in the Cayman Islands, sources close to Fregosi said Wednesday...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 2 months ago 447 reads 1 comments

  17. Braves' Pitchers, Catchers Raring to Go at Camp

    After Freddie Freeman asked him to deliver a few batting-practice pitches on Tuesday morning, Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez replied, "I have not thrown since that last game against the Dodgers...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 2 months ago 21 reads 0 comments

  18. A Freeman-Chipper comparison entering Year 4 | Atlanta Braves blog

    The deteriorating weather in Atlanta forced us to head south to spring training a couple of days earlier than expected, and I know you folks are really feeling sorry for me about now, right? Nearly 80 degrees here when I arrived...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 2 months ago 148 reads 0 comments

  19. Braves' B.J. Upton Eager to Regain Spot in Starting Lineup

    B.J. Upton would like a do-over on his debut season with the Braves . The subject came up when Upton, as part of the team's winter promotional tour, made a recent visit to Redan High School in the Atlanta area...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 months ago 303 reads 0 comments

  20. Can the Atlanta Braves Afford to Keep Their Young Core Together?

    For the Atlanta Braves , a core of young, ascending talent is a blessing. But it's also a curse for long-term payroll planning...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 2 months ago 8,064 reads 23 comments

  21. Braves to Wear Patch Commemorating Hank's 715th

    The Braves will wear commemorative patches on their jerseys throughout the 2014 season in recognition of the 40th anniversary of Hank Aaron's historic 715th home run...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 months ago 348 reads 0 comments

  22. Braves Unveil Uniform Patch to Honor Aaron

    Check out the new patch the # Braves will wear to commemorate the 40th anniversary of @HenryLouisAaron's 715th HR! pic.twitter...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 months ago 20 reads 0 comments

  23. Braves Enter Spring Seeking More from Young Core

    After a relatively quiet winter, the Braves will go to Spring Training with a roster that looks a lot like the one they utilized to notch 96 wins and capture the National League East in comfortable fashion last year...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 2 months ago 21 reads 0 comments

  24. What to do with Alex Wood

    Alex Wood will be eligible for free agency in the year 2020. It is important to state that, because this is a very talented player that the Braves will have control of for another six seasons...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 2 months ago 154 reads 0 comments

  25. Uggla, B.J. Two of Braves' Big Spring-Training Storylines

    In signing Freddie Freeman to the largest contract in Braves history last week, general manager Frank Wren effectively threw a bone of optimism to the fan base, many of whom waited for one all winter...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 2 months ago 394 reads 0 comments