1. 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 1 month ago 4 reads 0 comments

  2. 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 1 month ago 70 reads 0 comments

  3. 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 2 months ago 14,474 reads 10 comments

  4. 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 2 months ago 3 reads 0 comments

  5. 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 2 months ago 612 reads 0 comments

  6. Confident Banuelos Fighting for Spot with Braves

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 months ago 57 reads 0 comments

  7. 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 2 months ago 3 reads 0 comments

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

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 months ago 38 reads 0 comments

  9. 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 2 months ago 605 reads 0 comments

  10. 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 2 months ago 1,832 reads 1 comments

  11. 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 2 months ago 289 reads 0 comments

  12. 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 2 months ago 62 reads 0 comments

  13. 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 2 months ago 197 reads 0 comments

  14. 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 2 months ago 100 reads 0 comments

  15. 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 2 months ago 37 reads 0 comments

  16. 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 2 months ago 42 reads 0 comments

  17. McDowell Key to Stults Choosing Braves

    As the Braves were attempting to enhance the competition for the fifth spot in their rotation, pitching coach Roger McDowell made a successful recruiting pitch to Eric Stults...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 2 months ago 46 reads 0 comments

  18. Foltynewicz Looks to Harness Command at Braves Camp

    Mike Foltynewicz has arrived in Braves camp with the realization that he will be given a shot to win a spot in Atlanta's rotation...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 2 months ago 23 reads 0 comments

  19. Mike Minor's Early Work Encouraging for Braves

    The second day of workouts for Braves pitchers and catchers brought a most encouraging sight for manager Fredi Gonzalez: Mike Minor throwing off the mound and looking sharp...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 2 months ago 38 reads 0 comments

  20. Teheran Likely to Get Opening Day Assignment

    One year after losing two starting pitchers to season-ending injuries less than 24 hours apart, Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez does not want to test the baseball gods by naming his Opening Day starter during the first week of Spring Training...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 2 months ago 103 reads 0 comments

  21. B.J. Upton Will Now Go by Melvin Upton Jr.

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 2 months ago 805 reads 0 comments

  22. Busy Spring Begins for Braves Bethancourt

    Christian Bethancourt was 19 when he first walked through the clubhouse door here at Mickey's Wide World of Batting Practice and took a hard left into that area that serves as the room of the unknown Braves ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 months ago 164 reads 0 comments

  23. Braves Center Fielder Is Now 'Upton Jr.'

    When B.J. Upton reports to spring training, the Braves center fielder he will wear a uniform with a bit of a different look...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 2 months ago 361 reads 0 comments

  24. Mike Minor Wins Arbitration Case Versus Braves

    Mike Minor has won his arbitration hearing versus the Braves , reports MLBTR's Tim Dierkes (on Twitter). Minor will earn $5.6MM as opposed to the $5.1MM figure submitted by the team, as shown in MLBTR's Arbitration Tracker...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Spencer Oshman about 2 months ago 176 reads 0 comments

  25. Atlanta Braves: 5 Potential Breakout Candidates to Watch in Spring Training

    The baseball season is upon us. The Atlanta Braves ' pitchers and catchers are set to report to camp Thursday with the first workout scheduled on Friday...

    Daniel Kock Written by Daniel Kock about 2 months ago 9,192 reads 11 comments