1. What's on Frank Wren's Wish List This Christmas?

    Braves fans shouldn't expect too much this year, but Santa may give Atlanta the gift of a new SS or OF this Christmas. Here are a few players that could be that much-needed present...

    Chris Wilkes Written by Chris Wilkes about almost 3 years ago 2,285 reads 2 comments

  2. Atlanta Braves Becoming Giant Killers Against League's Top Pitchers

    After an impressive road series sweep of the Seattle Mariners , the Atlanta Braves have once again proved they play their best ball against the leagues best pitchers...

    Chris Wilkes Written by Chris Wilkes about over 3 years ago 346 reads 0 comments

  3. Jonny Venters or Craig Kimbrel: Fredi Gonzalez's Tough Decision in the 9th

    Atlanta has been rolling in the month of June, thanks in large part to their stellar pitching staff. Starters have been reliable and dominant and the bullpen has been light-out in the late innings...

    Chris Wilkes Written by Chris Wilkes about over 3 years ago 756 reads 7 comments

  4. Atlanta Braves: Hunter Pence Could Be Perfect Remedy for Struggling Offense

    Entering the month of June, the Atlanta Braves are in dire need of offense. While the Braves lineup on paper seems to have potential, the unfortunate combination of injuries, ...

    Chris Wilkes Written by Chris Wilkes about over 3 years ago 2,402 reads 12 comments

  5. Brian McCann Making a Strong Case for the League's Best Catcher

    The Atlanta Braves' season has been a wild ride so far. There have been new surprises every week for the 2011 Braves —some good and some bad...

    Chris Wilkes Written by Chris Wilkes about over 3 years ago 802 reads 5 comments

  6. Atlanta Braves: 3 Keys To Them Winning the NL East

    While the Braves have looked quite impressive during their recent six game win-streak, they must excel in several key areas to contend with the highly touted Philadelphia Phillies ...

    Chris Wilkes Written by Chris Wilkes about over 3 years ago 1,680 reads 5 comments

  7. Atlanta Braves Rotation a Dominant Force to Be Reckoned with in the NL

    Lookout Philly, Atlanta has a deck of aces all it's own. Anyone who turns on ESPN knows about the pitching pantheon in Philadelphia , but few analysts gave much fanfare to the staff in Atlanta...

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  8. Atlanta Braves Should Consider a Position Change for David Ross

    One of the hottest hitters on the Braves roster only plays once a week. With three homers in his last two games, David Ross deserves many more at-bats in the Atlanta line-up...

    Chris Wilkes Written by Chris Wilkes about over 3 years ago 3,073 reads 9 comments

  9. Atlanta Braves Beat Milwaukee Brewers Thanks to Great Start by Jair Jurrjens

    Once again, the Braves cruised to victory behind young starter Jair Jurrjens. Since his return from the DL, Jurrjens had been the Braves most reliable starter...

    Chris Wilkes Written by Chris Wilkes about over 3 years ago 57 reads 0 comments

  10. Atlanta Braves vs St. Louis Cardinals: Craig Kimbrel Struggles Again

    After a third bad outing, Atlanta 's rookie closer is starting to raise questions about the Atlanta bullpen. The hard-throwing righty started the season off in impressive form with five saves and a 8:0 K/BB ratio...

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  11. Derek Lowe Arrested Wednesday Night for DUI

    Braves right-handed starter Derek Lowe was arrested under suspicion for driving under the influence Wednesday night. Lowe was stopped around 10 pm by State Patrol on Peachtree Road at Ronson Road in Atlanta ...

    Chris Wilkes Written by Chris Wilkes about over 3 years ago 259 reads 2 comments

  12. Jair Jurjjens Emerging Among League's Elite

    After his dazzling performance last night, Atlanta Braves pitcher Jair Jurrjens has silenced all the early season doubts. Atlanta fans had good reason to be worried about the young righty, who started the season on the DL with a strained oblique...

    Chris Wilkes Written by Chris Wilkes about over 3 years ago 102 reads 0 comments

  13. Nate McLouth Showing Signs of Rebound Season for Atlanta Braves

    After an abysmal 2010 campaign, Nate McLouth was on the hot seat in the Atlanta Braves clubhouse. When he was acquired by Atlanta in 2009, many fans saw McLouth as a crucial addition, but ever since the trade McLouth failed to meet expectations...

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  14. Freddie Freeman's Stock Rising Quickly in the Braves Lineup.

    One of the biggest question marks in the Atlanta Braves lineup before the 2011 season involved who would fill the revolving door position at first base...

    Chris Wilkes Written by Chris Wilkes about over 3 years ago 729 reads 1 comments

  15. LA Dodgers vs Atlanta Braves: Clayton Kershaw vs Jair Jurjjens in Series Finale

    The Dodgers , looking for a series win, send their most impressive young arm out against Atlanta in Game 4. Clayton Kershaw, the 23-year-old southpaw, is off to a promising start to the 2011 season...

    Chris Wilkes Written by Chris Wilkes about over 3 years ago 218 reads 0 comments

  16. Felix Hernandez: Will His Early Season Struggles Usher Him Out of Seattle?

    Felix Hernandez , an established ace and perennial Cy Young candidate, has seemed a bit out of sorts in his first starts this season. In his first three outings, King Felix has posted a disappointing 1-2 record with a bloated 4...

    Chris Wilkes Written by Chris Wilkes about over 3 years ago 424 reads 5 comments

  17. MLB: Even After Only Two Weeks, This Season Full of Surprises

    It's only been two weeks since opening day, but the MLB is already 1/10 complete. So what have we learned thus far? The answer can be summed up in one phrase: Expect the unexpected...

    Chris Wilkes Written by Chris Wilkes about over 3 years ago 127 reads 0 comments

  18. Jair Jurrjens Returns with Stellar Outing as Braves Sweep Double-Header

    One of the biggest questions surrounding the Atlanta Braves was the status of starter Jair Jurrjens . After an impressive 2011 debut, Atlanta fans can breathe a sigh of relief...

    Chris Wilkes Written by Chris Wilkes about over 3 years ago 572 reads 1 comments

  19. Braves Hope to Right Ship Against the Struggling New York Mets.

    The month of April has been unkind to the Atlanta Braves . After a promising opening road series against the Nationals , the Braves have been in a 3-7 funk. Three consecutive series losses have sent many Atlanta fans into panic mode...

    Chris Wilkes Written by Chris Wilkes about over 3 years ago 43 reads 0 comments