1. Down on the Farm: GCL Braves Update

    As the season continues, Down on the Farm will look at the happenings at each of the Braves six minor league affiliates. Working up from the lowest levels of professional baseball, we will start with the Rookie level GCL Braves...

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  2. Down on the Farm: 16 Innings with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans

    Although Down on the Farm will normally come out each Friday, this edition was delayed due to weather, but that wasn’t necessarily a bad thing...

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  3. Could the Braves Counter The Phillies' Move With a Trade For Roy Halladay?

    The Philadelphia Phillies just completed a blockbuster trade with the Cleveland Indians in which they acquired 2008 Cy Young winner Cliff Lee...

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  4. Big Trades In Braves History: Braves Lay the Foundation Of a Dynasty

    The Trade: The Atlanta Braves send Doyle Alexander to the Detroit Tigers for John Smoltz During the 1987 season, the Atlanta Braves were easily out of contention, and decided to trade starting ...

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  5. Big Trades in Atlanta Braves History: Braves Add the Crime Dog

    The Trade: San Diego Padres traded Fred McGriff to the Atlanta Braves for Vince Moore, Donnie Elliot, and Melvin Nieves During the season in 1993, the Braves had a solid lineup but ...

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  6. Atlanta Braves Midseason Grades: Outfield

    It’s just past the unofficial halfway point in the baseball season, and most teams are deciding whether or not they have what it takes to make a run at the postseason before the trade deadline at the end of the month...

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  7. Down on the Farm: How Have the Braves Top Prospects Fared in 2009 Part 2

    In the second edition of Down on the Farm, I will continue to examine the players who were ranked as the Braves top prospects to begin the 2009 season...

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  8. Atlanta Braves Mid-Season Grades: Infield

    It’s the unofficial halfway point in the baseball season, and most teams are deciding whether or not they have what it takes to make a run at the postseason before the trade deadline at the end of the month...

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  9. Atlanta Braves Mid-Season Grades: Catchers

    It’s the unofficial halfway point in the baseball season, and most teams are deciding whether or not they have what it takes to make a run at the postseason before the trade deadline at the end of the month...

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  10. Three Possible Solutions For the MLB All-Star Game

    It’s that time of year again baseball fans. The time when Red Sox and Yankee fans are in full force getting Dustin Pedroia and Derek Jeter (although Jeter did deserve to go this ...

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  11. Down on the Farm: How Have the Atlanta Braves Top Prospects Fared in 2009

    Starting today, each Friday Down on the Farm will review the happenings in the Atlanta Braves minor league system. To kick things off, I thought I would examine the players who were ranked as the Braves top prospects to begin the 2009 season...

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  12. Matt Diaz Deserves to Start in Right Field Right Now

    While playing a three game series against the Washington Nationals this weekend, the Braves faced three left-handed pitchers...

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  13. Atlanta Braves Weekly Review: June 22-28

    Atlanta Braves Week 12 Review Overall Record: 35-40 Weekly Record: 3-4 Streak: Won 1 Standing: Fourth Place, Five Games Back Week In Review Despite a good start to the week with ...

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  14. The Real Problem Behind Johan Santana's Run Support: Opposing Pitchers

    The Monday Night Baseball game on May 12 (in which the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets) reminded me of a couple things...

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  15. What If the Braves Had Never Traded for Mark Teixeira?

    The Atlanta Braves are in the middle of a crucial stretch during which they play ten consecutive games against division opponents. The first of those opponents was the New York Mets...

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  16. Atlanta Braves Week Two Review

    Records and Standings Week Two Record: 1-5 Overall Record: 6-6 Streak: Won One Current Standing: Tied for second, five games behind Florida Week in Review Apr. 14: 5-1 Loss vs...

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  17. The Braves and Baseball's Strangest Injuries

    In the series finale between the Braves and the Marlins on Thursday April 16th, Braves shortstop Yunel Escobar was injured and had to leave the game. Escobar injured himself while in the on deck circle...

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  18. The Braves and Marlins Look Good for 2009, but the Future Will Be Even Better

    Starting today, April 14, the Braves and Marlins will play a three game series at Turner Field in Atlanta. Although experts overwhelmingly picked either the Mets or Phillies, the Marlins ...

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  19. Atlanta Braves Week One Review

    After an excellent spring training, there were plenty of reasons to look forward to in 2009 for the Atlanta Braves...

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  20. Braves Spring Training Review and Roster Predictions: Offense

    With the Grapefruit League completed, the Braves will prepare to face Philadelphia on Opening Day on Sunday. The Braves finished with a 20-11 record, and gave fans a lot to look forward to this season...

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  21. Breaking Down The Atlanta Braves Outfield Options

    After a year in which the Braves outfield was one of the worst in the majors, Atlanta now has a plethora of options for all of the outfield spots, which could lead Frank Wren to deal at some point this season...

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  22. Atlanta Braves Roundtable Discussion: 6 Questions For 2009

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  23. Division Debate: Javier Vazquez Will Out-Perform Scott Olsen in 2009

    As Spring Training is going on, Bleacher Report asked all the community leaders for Major League Baseball teams to write an article debating a certain question against another community leader...

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  24. Braves-Astros: Atlanta Rallies to Drop Houston

    For a while it looked like the Braves were going to start the Spring season 0-2 after falling behind 7-2 against the Houston Astros Thursday afternoon...

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  25. Braves Drop Spring Opener to Tigers

    The Braves played their first Spring Training game today against the Detroit Tigers in Lakeland, Florida, and dropped the contest 5-4...

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