1. Atlanta Braves Offer Johnny Damon One-Year Deferred Contract

    It seems the Braves interest in Johnny Damon has increased. According to an updated post on his blog , Atlanta Braves beat writer David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports ...

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  2. Should Johnny Damon Still Be Point of Pursuit for Braves?

      I was asked by hotstove.com to participate in a Braves mailbag question asking whether Atlanta should still try to sign Johnny Damon...

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  3. Can the Atlanta Braves' Rotation Withstand the Loss Of Javier Vazquez?

    It’s day two of the Braves' voluntary two-week, pre-spring training pitching camp at Turner Field, a program created and designed by former pitching coach Leo Mazzone to help the team’s ...

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  4. Greg Maddux Joins Chicago Cubs' Front Office

    Former Atlanta Braves and Chicago Cubs pitching icon Greg Maddux will now return to the Cubs in a new role: Special Assistant to General Manager Jim Hendry...

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  5. Braves Give Troy Glaus One-Year Deal to Play First Base

    The Atlanta Braves believe they have found their right-handed power hitting first baseman. The Braves and free agent Troy Glaus reportedly have agreed to terms on an incentive laden, one-year deal...

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  6. Braves deal Javier Vazquez to Yankees for Melky Cabrera.

    The Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees reportedly agreed on a deal that will send SP Javier Vazquez and left-handed reliever Boone Logan to NYY for OF Melky Cabrera, rookie left-hander Mike Dunn and right-handed pitching prospect Arodys Vizcaino...

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  7. Atlanta Braves Deal Rafael Soriano to Tampa Bay for Jesse Chavez.

    While it wasn’t the return the Braves had hoped for in exchange for parting ways with their hard-throwing set-up man/closer Rafael Soriano, GM Frank Wren struck a deal with the Tampa Bay Rays late Wednesday night...

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  8. More Winter Meetings Chatter…The Braves Try to Wheel and Deal

    It didn’t take long for the Braves to receive permission from Rafael Soriano’s agent that his client would approve a trade...

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  9. Rafael Soriano Stuns Atlanta Braves, Accepts Arbitration Offer

    The Braves thought free agent reliever Rafael Soriano’s agent Peter Greenberg was bluffing over the weekend when he claimed his client was seriously considering accepting Atlanta’s arbitration offer by Monday’s midnight deadline...

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  10. Busy Braves add veteran Saito to rebuilt bullpen

    Frank Wren sure moves quick. Just one day after signing Billy Wagner to be the team’s closer, the Braves announced they’ve come to terms with free agent reliever Takashi Saito to further strength their bullpen...

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  11. Atlanta Braves Outfielder Outlook for 2010

    Now that the Braves have finalized their one-year, $7 million deal with new closer Billy Wagner (the contract also includes a vesting option for 2011), they can move on to addressing their biggest ...

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  12. Closing in on Billy Wagner…..

    The Atlanta Braves sure didn’t waste any time in their hot pursuit of a new closer. Just hours after Atlanta offered arbitration to free agents Rafael Soriano and Mike Gonzalez reports ...

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  13. To Trade Vazquez Or Not To Trade…That Is the Question?

    What in the world will the Atlanta Braves decide to do with Javier Vazquez? That is the burning question surrounding Braves Nation on the MLB Hot Stove this week at the GM meetings ...

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  14. Braves Fall Short in Bid for Playoffs

    The Braves knew the odds were stacked against them in their quest to win the NL Wild Card. That didn’t stop them from making a valiant effort to overtake the Colorado Rockies and sneak into the playoffs...

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  15. Living on a Prayer: Surging Braves Cling to Slim Wild Card Hopes

    The Atlanta Braves have sure picked an opportune time to get hot; problem is, it just might be too late. No longer in control of their own fate, the Braves are surging, completing a three-game ...

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  16. Bobby Cox Set to Retire as Braves Manager After 2010 Season

    It’s official. Bobby Cox will retire as manager of the Atlanta Braves at the end of the 2010 season. There has been much speculation in recent days about Cox’s future with the team, and today he finally went public with his decision...

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  17. Atlanta Braves hope Tim Hudson holds key to Wild Card Berth

    One day after his 2009 season debut was delayed, Tim Hudson is finally ready to re-join the Atlanta Braves rotation. Originally slated to take the mound in the opening game of the series for Atlanta, Hudson’s start was pushed back to Tuesday, Sept.

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  18. A “Philly” big series…

    Five games back of the division lead. Three games against the first place Phils. Atlanta’s aspirations for an NL East crown are at stake and anything short of a series win against Philadelphia will all but end those hopes...

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  19. The Braves Are for Real, Watch Out NL East

    Watch out NL East…the Atlanta Braves aren’t going anywhere. What a difference a week makes. The Braves knew they had to make a statement this past weekend and perform big against ...

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  20. Atlanta's D-Lowe Poised for L.A. Return

    Atlanta Braves ace Derek Lowe is set to oppose his former mates on Thursday in Los Angeles as the Braves open a four-game set against the NL West leading Dodgers...

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  21. Is Atlanta GM Frank Wren Good for the Braves?

    If there’s one thing for certain that Frank Wren has done for the Braves, it's that he has gotten fans talking again. Braves fans have often gained the reputation, fairly or unfairly, of being indifferent and not vocal...

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  22. State of the Atlanta Braves Post-Trade Deadline

    Adam LaRoche returns to Atlanta The July 31 non-waiver trade deadline has come and gone leaving many in Braves Nation wondering, does this team have the horses to be legitimate ...

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  23. A tribute to an icon… Greg Maddux to be inducted into Braves Hall of Fame.

    Greg Maddux. Many people have asked me what was the inspiration or driving force behind my choice to pursue a degree and profession in sports journalism? It began with my love of writing...

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  24. Brian McCann Named to Fourth Straight All-Star Game

    Atlanta catcher Brian McCann will be the only member of the Braves representing the team in St. Louis for the 2009 All Star game on July 14. Despite a solid season from their starting pitchers, who rank third in the National League with a 3...

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  25. Tim Hudson Targets August Return

    Tim Hudson is one step closer to returning to the Atlanta Braves. The Braves right-hander, who continues to work his way back from Tommy John surgery, tossed a 90-pitch bullpen session Thursday ...

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