1. Braves Winter Meetings Preview

    Will Pastornicky be the Braves' starting shortstop in 2012? When Braves’ General Manager Frank Wren arrives in Dallas on Monday for the start of Major League Baseball’s ...

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  2. Braves' offseason full of questions… what's next?

    Will Prado return to the Braves in 2012? The Braves franchise is known as an illustrious one — rich with accolades, adornment and achievement...

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  3. Braves face uncertain future after 2011 collapse (Part 1)

    They say acceptance is the final stage of the grieving process. After one’s been in denial, gotten angry, spiraled into the depths of depression comes the “epiphany” ...

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  4. Atlanta Braves' Jair Jurrjens: The Unassuming Ace

    How can you deem a pitcher touting a 5-0 record and a 1.66 ERA underrated? If you’re Atlanta Braves hurler Jair Jurrjens , you may have beef. No pitcher in baseball is as red-hot as Jurrjens is right now...

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  5. Atlanta Braves: Can the 2011 Team Surprise in the National League East?

    Can David defeat Goliath in the battle for NL East supremacy? The 2011 Atlanta Braves will seemingly be overlooked by most experts and pundits to best the Philadelphia Phillies for division bragging rights...

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  6. Atlanta Braves Trio Succeed Jason Heyward on MLB's Top 50 Prospects

    Last year, Jason Heyward ranked No. 1 among all Major League Baseball prospects. And boy, did he ever deliver for the Braves in his 2010 rookie campaign...

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  7. Atlanta Braves GM Frank Wren Dazzles by Acquiring Dan Uggla from Florida Marlins

    During my hiatus on this site, the Atlanta Braves surged to their first postseason appearance in five years—winning the 2010 National League Wild Card—and endured the subsequent retirement of venerable skipper Bobby Cox...

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  8. UPDATED: A message from “Ace”

    Dear Readers, Beginning in June, I went away on assignment and have been working feverishly on some exciting new ventures. Due to my schedule and commitments to other projects, I have put ”Ace of Braves” on hiatus...

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  9. Braves surge past Phillies to overtake National League East

    Oh, how the tables have turned. The Braves extended their season-high winning streak to six games and moved into first place in the National League East with a 9-3 spanking of division rival Philadelphia at Turner Field on Memorial Day...

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  10. Observations of the Braves from a Weekend at Citizens Bank Park

    My cousin Jaime (left) and I at Citizens Bank Park. Being born and raised just outside the Philadelphia area, I make it a tradition to see at least one Braves-Phillies series a season...

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  11. Bobby Cox's Swan Song Not Going as Planned

    This is not the storybook ending to the Bobby Cox era that the Atlanta Braves had envisioned. In fact, it is a nightmarish beginning to the end of the illustrious Braves manager’s 29-year career...

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  12. A Call for Action: Is Atlanta Braves GM Frank Wren the Problem?

    Frank Wren is preaching patience…but is anyone listening? The Atlanta Braves have missed the playoffs for four consecutive seasons. In his reign at the helm of the Braves, Wren is 0-3 for his efforts...

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  13. Atlanta Braves in Midst of Downward Spiral as Losing Streak Reaches Seven

    Watching the Atlanta Braves these days is like pulling teeth...no pun intended. As I recover from mouth surgery this week and try to figure out just what has happened to the Braves, ...

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  14. Braves Stun Phils with Improbable Comeback Win

    Just call him Nate McClutch. The Braves center fielder, who was hitting a mere .138 with just one RBI all season, sure picked a good time to break out of his slump...

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  15. Braves-Phillies: NL East Favorites Set To Square Off

    For 14 years, opponents knew they had to go through Atlanta to get to the playoffs—and, to the World Series. For the past three years, they go through Philly...

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  16. Paging the Braves offense: We Still Have a Problem

    It would be easy to look at Monday’s ugly 17-2 loss to the Padres and panic. But, I won’t. Every team over the course of a long 162-game season endures an embarrassing and lopsided loss...

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  17. Braves-Cubs: Chipper Jones' Late Heroics Bail Out Troy Glaus, Atlanta

    Mr. Clutch has returned. Never one to shy away from a big game situation, Chipper Jones delivered again—proving why he’s still one of baseball’s most feared hitters...

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  18. Jason Heyward Steals the Show on Opening Day

    He’s arrived. The bigger the stage, the higher the expectations, the larger the results. After smashing a tie-breaking, three-run home run in his first major league at-bat off ...

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  19. Atlanta Braves: 2010 Season Preview

    It’s that time of year again… Major League Baseball Opening Day. Today, hope springs eternal for all baseball enthusiasts as every team starts with a fresh slate as the 162-game marathon officially gets underway...

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  20. Jason Heyward, Welcome to the Big Show

    The wait is finally over. After capping his meteoric rise through the Braves farm system with a monumental spring training performance, 20-year-old rookie sensation Jason Heyward will ...

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  21. Is Yunel Escobar's Language Barrier Causing Image Misconceptions?

    He was arguably the Braves’ best player last season, hitting .299 with 14 homers and 76 RBI, all the while playing solid defense. In his first three seasons in the majors, he’s already proven to be a consistent force, posting a ...

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  22. Braves young guns impress in grapefruit league opener

     It’s no secret that Jason Heyward and Tommy Hanson are being touted as the future stalwarts of the Atlanta Braves. In Tuesday’s 4-2 Grapefruit League opening loss to the New York Mets, the young guns lived up to the billing...

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  23. No Shoulder Damage for Braves' Jair Jurrjens

    The Braves got the best news possible on Jair Jurrjens’ ailing right shoulder. An MRI that was conducted on Wednesday showed no signs of structural damage in Jurrjens’ throwing shoulder and ...

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  24. Jair Jurrjens To Have Sore Right Shoulder Examined

    The Atlanta Braves will be holding their collective breath as they await word on the health of one of their best pitchers. Braves starter Jair Jurrjens will travel to Atlanta later this week to have an MRI on his sore right shoulder...

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  25. Tom Glavine Officially Retires To Join Atlanta Braves' Front Office

    After 22 iconic years, Atlanta Braves legendary ace Tom Glavine has officially called it a career. But while Glavine closed the books on his Hall of Fame worthy playing days, he announced he’s set to embark on a new endeavor with the Braves...

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