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Brian McCann, who grew up in the Atlanta suburb of Duluth, Ga., was always expected to replace Chipper Jones as the face of the Braves franchise. But Jones has retired, and it is no longer a given that McCann will be around long term himself. Although the Braves picked up McCann's $12 million option for 2013 rather than buy the catcher out for $500,000, no one really knows what next season or the future will hold. McCann, plagued by health issues for two seasons, had extensive surgery on his right shoulder Oct. 16 and faces a rehab of four to six months. That means he likely will be limited in spring training and could miss much of the first month of the season. "We'll know more in spring training," Braves general manager Frank Wren said. "We're still probably looking at early April before doctors will turn him loose." The Braves hope to re-sign free agent David Ross, who homered while starting in place of McCann in the National League wild-ca...
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Brian McCann has been a player on my fantasy teams for the last few years. This last season was an exception, and it was good for me. McCann had a terrible year and I was pretty successful in my leagues. But my own history with the Braves catcher makes me feel somewhat inclined to take a look forward. What kind of fantasy player will he be in 2013? Let’s take a look at some of...
Four Braves were nominated for the Rawlings Gold Glove award this year - Freddie Freeman and our entire outfield. All the good Braves fans wanted Prado to win because we see his efforts every day and think he deserves all the awards in existence. And if you watched every game, you can't deny how many plays Freddie saved, whether or not he was officially statistically credited...
When the Atlanta Braves picked up their club option for Paul Maholm, they once more ran into the familiar problem of having too much starting pitching. But the move very well may have provided them the flexibility to make a deal this offseason without decimating their starting rotation. The 30-year-old lefty went 13-11 with a [...]
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I escaped Newark this weekend to get some electricity, and I’ve been working backwards through what was apparently a very busy week in baseball. I came across this small headline:
“Braves claim Jordan Schafer from Astros”
Now that seems like a small move, which it is. But that name should sound familiar to you.
Jordan Schafer was traded from the Braves to the Astros! He was...
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. Brian McCann hasnt let shoulder surgery keep him from perfecting his skills.
That will have to wait until his shoulder is healthy.
McCann considers himself the best Madden player in the Atlanta Braves clubhouse, so hes had plenty of time with the controls the past couple of weeks.
"As soon as (his three-month son, Colt) is asleep, the Madden...
The Atlanta Braves are intrigued in free agent outfielder
Josh Hamilton, and they’ve been discussing if they’re a fit for the slugger,
reports Danny Knobler of CBSSports.com.
Is Josh Hamilton a fit for
If you're asking, you're not
alone. The Braves have been asking themselves the same question, according to
Alright, the hotstove is starting and it's just as expected.
According to CBS Sports' Danny Knobler, the Atlanta Braves are "intrigued" by Texas Rangers' Josh Hamilton. Hamilton is suspected to go into free agency this offseason and the first fish seems to be biting. With Chipper Jones' retirement and Michael Bourn most likely to sign with another team...
In 2012, Chipper Jones received an assortment of strange gifts from each opponent he played on his last trip around the league. In 2031, he will finally figure out what to do with them.
The Braves re-acquired outfielder Jordan Schafer on Thursday by claiming him off waivers from the Houston Astros.
Schafer, who hit 211 with 27 stolen bases in 106 games for the Astros last season, spent 6 1/2 years in the Braves' organization before getting dealt to Houston in July 2011.
He was part of the trade that brought center fielder and leadoff hitter Michael Bourn to...
I wake up this morning and for the second year in a row this demon creature is in my house. He looks ready. lockerz.com/s/257791712
— Kris Medlen (@KrisMedlen54) October 31, 2012
I love that this is becoming a thing. Allow me to paraphrase..."OK, he won Halloween last year. If he wins today, it's called two in a row. And if he wins again next year, it's called...
The major league baseball player known more for missing a start due to getting lost driving to the ballpark than anything he ever did was found dead in his Dominican Republic home.
Pascual Perez pitched for the Pittsburgh Pirates and Atlanta Braves among other teams in his 11-year Major League Baseball career and won 67 games.
But to many, he was known mostly...
Seriously. NO PLAYERS DESERVE THIS AS MUCH AS MARTIN PRADO. I know fans only get 5% of the vote, but please vote your bottoms off!!