1. Power Ranking the Atlanta Braves' Offseason Signings so Far

    While they may not be the Boston Red Sox , the Atlanta Braves have had a busy offseason. Well, at least for themselves. Of the six major league contracts Atlanta dished out during the first half of the offseason, five went to pre-existing Braves...

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  2. 7 Players Still Within Atlanta Braves' Reach

    When the Atlanta Braves left the Winter Meetings with Reed Johnson the only significant acquisition, some eyebrows were raised as to whether or not Atlanta would head into 2013 with a viable left fielder...

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  3. Winter Meetings: How Well Did Braves GM Frank Wren Do in Nashville?

    After a busy two-day stretch that saw the Braves sign BJ Upton to a five-year, $75.25 million contract, non-tender Jair Jurrjens and trade former top prospect Tommy Hanson to ...

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  4. 3 Reasons the Atlanta Braves Can Win It All in 2013

    I thought 2012 was going to be Atlanta's year. Call me a romantic, but I thought it all the pieces were in place to send Chipper Jones out a winner...

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  5. 5 Reasons the Atlanta Braves Will Be Tough to Beat in 2013

    It's not even a month into the offseason, and Atlanta seems to be forgotten about already. With speculation of Michael Bourn, BJ Upton, Josh Hamilton and Angel Pagan ending up in cities such as Washington D...

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  6. MLB Offseason: Who Is on the Atlanta Braves' Wish List?

    As the Hot Stove heats up and the contracts of Chipper Jones and Michael Bourn come off the books, the Atlanta Braves have a few bucks to spend this offseason on the left field and center field positions...

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  7. Atlanta Braves: 5 Key Vets You Likely Won't See on the 2013 Roster

    Now officially the MLB offseason, the Atlanta Braves must make some tough decisions regarding their expiring contracts...

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  8. 10 Things We Learned About the Atlanta Braves in 2012

    After a September collapse in 2011 that left Atlanta empty and broken, Braves fans were left with many questions as to the direction of the club...

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  9. Braves Offseason Questions: Is It Time to Cut Ties with Brian McCann?

    With Chipper Jones' final game played and Michael Bourn 's contract expired, the primary focus of the Braves offseason has been replacing these cornerstones of the Atlanta offense...

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  10. Bourn Dilemma: Atlanta's Options at Center Field If Michael Bourn Leaves

    Now that the Braves are officially removed from the playoff picture, it's time to get down to business and start piecing together the 2013 version of the squad hailing from Atlanta...

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  11. 10 Ways the Atlanta Braves Can Convince Chipper Jones to Stay

    It's official: Chipper Jones has played his final regular season major league baseball game. After this postseason, he will humbly and graciously thank the Braves fans who have supported ...

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  12. Minor Matters: Braves Lefty Reason Why Fredi Gonzalez Is Smarter Than You

    Fredi Gonzalez is smarter than you. Sure, he decimated the bullpen in 2011 (something he has corrected in 2012)...

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  13. Atlanta Braves: Where Do September Call-Ups Fit in 2013 Plans?

    Due to late-season roster expansion, the Atlanta Braves called up six players to assist them in their push to the playoffs...

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  14. Atlanta Braves Postseason Rotation: The Case Against Tommy Hanson

    What I am about to write may not be very popular. In fact, I'm sure it won't be. Six weeks ago, I wouldn't have believed I would be advocating this...

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  15. 5 Gamers on the Atlanta Braves Roster Who Will Step Up in Pressure Spots

    In major league baseball, "gamers" enter an entirely new level of the focus when the calendar turns, the lights come on, and the score is close. Their level of play is elevated; they are the embodiment of "clutch...

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  16. Atlanta Braves Send Message to Washington Nationals with Walk-off Win

    It's become somewhat of an expectation for Braves Country that good things happen when Kris Medlen takes the mound. And with an ERA of 0.86 and 66 strikeouts in 62...

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  17. 8 Teams That Cannot Wait for Chipper Jones to Retire

    In his Hall of Fame career, Chipper Jones has mashed almost every team he has faced. When you end your career with a .304/.401/...

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  18. Chipper Jones' Walk-Off Homer a Turning Point for Atlanta Braves

    Heading into the bottom of the ninth inning against the Phillies on September 2, dreary skies clouded the spirits of Braves Country...

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  19. 10 Keys to the 2012 Atlanta Braves Shrugging off the 2011 Collapse

    September of 2011 was an ugly month for the Atlanta Braves . Beginning the month with a seemingly locked-up Wild Card spot, the Braves proceeded to drop 18 of their last 26 games , watching the St...

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  20. Jeff Baker Acquired by the Atlanta Braves in a Subtly Brilliant Move

    On August 31, 2012, the Atlanta Braves made a deadline deal that rounded out the club in a very significant way: they acquired Jeff Baker . Hold on, hold on. Hear me out. I'm actually being completely serious here...

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  21. 10 Advantages the Atlanta Braves Hold over the Washington Nationals

    When the Washington Nationals ran their National League East lead to 6.5 games up on the Atlanta Braves , I lost a lot of hope that Atlanta could make a run and take the division...

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  22. Atlanta Braves Find Serendipity: Why Kris Medlen Is for Real

    Serendipity [ ser - uh n- dip -i-tee] noun : an aptitude for making desirable discoveries by accident; finding without looking. On June 25, 2010 , my mom and I went to see the Atlanta Braves host the Detroit Tigers at Turner Field...

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  23. Six-Man Rotation: Why It Works for the Atlanta Braves

    When Tommy Hanson went down with an injury roughly three weeks ago, the plan was pretty simple: start Kris Medlen for a few weeks, then send him back to the bullpen and let Hanson slide back into the rotation...

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  24. Atlanta Braves' Secret Weapon: Juan Francisco and the Bench a Serious Edge

    The Atlanta Braves boast the best bench in baseball. That's Atlanta's secret weapon? The short answer, quite simply, is yes. But for the purposes of this article, let's go with the longer answer...

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  25. 10 Atlanta Braves That Could Be the Next Chipper Jones

    The Chipper Jones farewell tour has essentially been the theme of the Atlanta Braves 2012 campaign. And after a 19-year sure-fire first ballot Hall of Fame career in which he posted a rare slash line of ...

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