1. There's a Tiny Grammatical Error on Greg Maddux's HOF Plaque

    The offending passage is "...3,000 strikeouts and less than 1,000 walks." Grammar wonks will tell you that "less" should be used with things that are uncountable, like volume. "There is less space in my apartment" is a correct usage...

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  2. Greg Maddux Had a Running Gag Where He Insulted a Reporter's Mother

    Since he was voted into the Hall of Fame, there's been a bit of a cottage industry of Weirdo Greg Maddux stories and, flood the market, we say; the more Maddux stories the better...

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  3. Jason Heyward and Evan Gattis Sitting Sunday vs. Padres

    Chicks Dig The Long Ball: BJ Upton 8, La Stella 4, Freeman 3, J Upton 7, Johnson 5, Doumit 9, Laird 2, Simmons 6, Minor 1...

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  4. Braves Look at Andrew Miller, Other Lefty Relievers, but Big Moves Unlikely

    The Braves are believed to be looking closely at lefty Andrew Miller of the Red Sox as their prime bullpen target, with some other lefties in the mix...

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  5. Inductees Feel Nervous Energy for Today's Enshrinement

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Listening to the six men who will be inducted today in the National Baseball Hall of Fame's Class of 2014, it is definitely nervous time...

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  6. Gonzalez: No Plans to Change Lineup

    Manager Fredi Gonzalez said he has no plans to change the current lineup during the Braves ' post-All-Star Game struggles. That includes moving Tommy La Stella from the No. 2 spot in the batting order...

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  7. Gattis' Bases-Loaded Walk a Reason for Encouragement

    Evan Gattis' bases-loaded walk was a sign. Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez was encouraged by the catcher's eighth-inning at-bat in Friday's 5-2 loss to the Padres ...

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  8. Braves call up Gosselin from Triple-A

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  9. Braves Call Up INF Phil Gosselin from Triple-A

    INF Phil Gosselin (#15) has been recalled from Triple-A Gwinnett and INF Tyler Pastornicky has been optioned to Gwinnett...

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  10. Braves Option Utilityman Pastornicky to Minors

    The Braves decided to send utility infielder Tyler Pastornicky back to the Minors on Friday night, likely optioning him to Triple-A Gwinnett. He was seen packing his possessions from his locker following Atlanta's 5-2 loss to San Diego ...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 1 month ago 327 reads 0 comments

  11. Padres 5, Braves 2

    Alex Wood got hit – early and often. The Braves left-hander allowed a career-high 12 hits in his five innings as the Padres recorded a 5-2 victory Friday night at Turner Field...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 1 month ago 70 reads 0 comments

  12. Floyd Progressing a Month After Elbow Surgery

    Gavin Floyd was encouraged to see that his healing process is going well after undergoing surgery to repair the fractured olecranon in his right elbow on June 25. He met with Dr. David Altchek, who performed the surgery, on Thursday...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 1 month ago 70 reads 0 comments

  13. Venters to Begin Bullpen Sessions

    Braves reliever Jonny Venters will begin throwing bullpen sessions on the team's upcoming road trip. It is a step forward in the left-hander's rehab from a second ligament-replacement surgery...

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  14. Image: Bobby Cox's HOF Display in Cooperstown

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  15. Atlanta Braves Trade Deadline Preview and Predictions

    The big question for Atlanta Braves fans at every trade deadline is "will the team do anything big?" It’s pretty much a foregone conclusion that the Atlanta front office will ...

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  16. Breaking Down the 1 Trade-Deadline Deal the Atlanta Braves Have to Make

    The demotion of Luis Avilan cemented the fact that the Braves' biggest need at the July 31 trade deadline is left-handed relief. The Braves have just one lefty in Chasen Shreve , who was just recently promoted to Atlanta...

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  17. Braves lose to Marlins 3-2

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  18. Marlins 3, Braves 2

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  19. Cox Still a Mentor to Gonzalez

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 1 month ago 67 reads 0 comments

  20. Francoeur Returns with Padres

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  21. Tom Glavine, Greg Maddux Leave Mark on Golf Courses

    When former Atlanta Braves pitchers Tom Glavine and Greg Maddux are inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame this Sunday, there more than likely won't be any mention of their exploits on the golf course on their plaques...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 427 reads 0 comments

  22. Braves' Varvaro Placed on Paternity List, Schlosser Called Up

    Braves reliever Anthony Varvaro was placed on the paternity list Wednesday in anticipation of the birth of his second child and right-hander Gus Schlosser was recalled from Triple-A Gwinnett to take his place in the bullpen...

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  23. Will the Braves Hold on and Make the Playoffs?

    In today's AJC, I cast a rather cold eye on the Atlanta Braves and their playoff chances. I believe they'll have to play better than they have β€” perhaps better than they're capable β€” to qualify for the postseason...

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  24. Triple-a Team Jabs at Braves Fans After Uggla's Hit

    Former Braves second baseman Dan Uggla had a hit and an RBI for the Triple-A Fresno Grizzlies Wednesday night in his first game since being released by the Braves...

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  25. Heyward Gets Caught in Rundown, Reaches Third Safely After Matrix-Like Move

    With one out in the bottom of the eighth of Wednesday's game against the Marlins , Braves outfielder Jason Heyward took off for home when Chris Johnson grounded to short. Adeiny Hechavarria threw home to strand Heyward between third and the plate...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 197 reads 0 comments