1. Simplifying Pays off for J. Upton

    Three days ago, Braves hitting coach Greg Walker told Justin Upton he wanted him to simplify the work he did before a game...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 7 days ago 48 reads 0 comments

  2. Mike Rizzo Says the Nationals Are Better Than the Braves

    I have no idea what the Nationals ' obsession is with saying they're better than the Braves while getting their butts handed to them in mid-April series, but they've gone and done it again...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 7 days ago 281 reads 0 comments

  3. Stock Up, Stock Down for Atlanta Braves' Top 10 Prospects for Week 2

    Throughout the 2014 season we’ll keep tabs on the Atlanta Braves ’ top prospects, tracking their progress from week to week. As prospects graduate to the major leagues we’ll remove them from the prospect list...

    Martin Gandy Written by Martin Gandy about 7 days ago 9,300 reads 3 comments

  4. Upton, Freeman Homer as Atlanta Braves Sweep Nationals

    ATLANTA — Freddie Freeman insists the Atlanta Braves have no special insight when playing the Washington Nationals ...

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  5. Braves Baseball: Atlanta's Biggest Early Season Surprises and Disappointments

    Just a few weeks into the 2014 Major League Baseball regular season, it is hard to get a grasp on which outcomes are real and which are sure to change. Batters are still well under 100 at-bats for the season...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 7 days ago 6,864 reads 19 comments

  6. Upton Brothers Power Braves to 6-3 Win over Nationals

    ATLANTA - This is the sort of offense the Atlanta Braves envisioned when they acquired brothers B.J. and Justin Upton a year ago.....

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 8 days ago 2,600 reads 1 comments

  7. Johnson Can Be Clutch in Clean-Up Spot

    Chris Johnson is no one's conventional clean-up hitter, but the 10-pitch at-bat he put together in the fifth inning Friday night against the Nationals was just what Fredi Gonzalez had in mind when he put Johnson in that fourth spot...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 8 days ago 107 reads 0 comments

  8. Andrelton Simmons (Wrist) Returns Tonight vs. Nationals

    # Braves lineup: Heyward 9, BJ Upton 8, Freeman 3, C Johnson 5, J Upton 7, Uggla 4, Gattis 2, Simmons 6, Wood 1...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 9 days ago 11 reads 0 comments

  9. Extra-Inning Win Extra Special for Justin Upton

    Jordan Schafer scored from first base on Justin Upton's bloop single to right field with two outs in the 10th inning, giving the Atlanta Braves a 7-6 win over the Washington Nationals on Friday night...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 9 days ago 798 reads 0 comments

  10. Simmons Expected Back Saturday vs. Nationals

    Andrelton Simmons' sore right wrist had improved on Friday, but manager Fredi Gonzalez wanted to give him one more day to rest before getting his dynamic shortstop back in the Braves lineup...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 9 days ago 99 reads 0 comments

  11. Braves Believe Woeful Offense Will Improve Soon

    While the Braves ' patchwork starting rotation surpassed all expectations through the first nine games of the season, the offense has been alarmingly unproductive and some of the same problems that plagued the lineup a year ago have carried over...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 9 days ago 62 reads 0 comments

  12. Braves' Offense so Far: Pretty Much Dysfunctional

    The Brewers have not lost a game since losing the first two of the season against the Braves in Milwaukee. And the Nationals have not lost a game other than the first two they lost to the Braves in the series last week in Washington...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 9 days ago 52 reads 0 comments

  13. Braves' Simmons (jammed Wrist) Day to Day

    Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons has a jammed right wrist and was replaced in the starting lineup by Ramiro Pena for Thursday's 6-4 loss to the Mets .....

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 10 days ago 19 reads 0 comments

  14. Upton's HRs Not Enough as Braves Fall to Mets

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  15. Chipper Visits Teammates, Talks Hitting with BJ

    It took a couple of days after the Braves opened their home schedule, but Chipper Jones made his first appearance at Turner Field to hang out with his former teammates and talk a little hitting...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 10 days ago 47 reads 0 comments

  16. Heyward Homer off His Friend Wheeler

    When Jason Heyward took the batter's box for an 11-pitch showdown with Zack Wheeler which ended in a leadoff home run Wednesday night, the two had a little more history than you'd think...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 10 days ago 36 reads 0 comments

  17. Braves' Freddie Freeman Has Confidence to Spare

    Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman is 24 years old, coming off a 2013 in which he made the All-Star team and finished fifth in the NL MVP balloting, batting .407/.515/.704 on the young season and set to make $135 million over the next eight years...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 10 days ago 33 reads 0 comments

  18. Ervin Santana's Smooth Debut Proves He Belongs on Baseball's Best Starting Staff

    When the Atlanta Braves signed Ervin Santana halfway through spring training, there were big expectations for the would-be ace pitcher...

    Martin Gandy Written by Martin Gandy about 11 days ago 3,980 reads 14 comments

  19. Video: Simmons Fires to 1B off One Knee

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  20. Braves Baseball: Grading Atlanta's Offseason Acquisitions

    A week of play is in the books for the 2014 season, and the Atlanta Braves sit in the midst of a tight division race. Of course, not even midway through April, teams' records hardly matter...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 11 days ago 3,189 reads 2 comments

  21. Lineup: B.J. Upton out Tonight vs. Mets

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 12 days ago 11 reads 0 comments

  22. Santana Heads into Braves Debut Prepared

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 12 days ago 11 reads 0 comments

  23. Braves' Santana to Make Season Debut

    Ervin Santana is slated to make his first start for the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday against the New York Mets .....

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 12 days ago 8 reads 0 comments

  24. Bud Selig, the Braves Still Think Hank Aaron Is the All-Time Home Run Leader

    Last I checked 762 > 755, but don't tell that to the Commissioner of Baseball or anyone associated with the Atlanta Braves .....

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 12 days ago 50 reads 0 comments

  25. Avilan Says Hamstring Cramp Not Serious

    Braves reliever Luis Avilan had to leave Tuesday's game in the seventh inning with a left hamstring cramp, after diving out of the way of a piece of a broken bat, but he said after the game he expected to be fine to go on Wednesday...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 12 days ago 5 reads 0 comments