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Atlanta Braves Tickets Very Affordable

The Braves have ticket packages to fit most budgets Was looking at the Braves’ ticket packages yesterday, and am astounded at how affordable it can be to attend a Braves game.  For instance, you can get an Upper Pavilion season ticket for just $385.  That is only $4.74 per game! Where can you get high-caliber entertainment for less than $5? Going to a first run movie will cost...

First workout of 2013

Good morning from sunny Orlando as pitchers and catchers report for first day of workouts! #Braves #SpringTraining… — Atlanta Braves (@Braves) February 12, 2013 Look at that Sean Gilmartin with not only short pants, but stirrups! He's trying to make himself a lovvie, isn't he. Hmm, we'll see.

Braves Will Not Wear Controversial ‘Screaming Indian’ Batting-Practice Caps This Season (Photo)

After the Atlanta Braves’ proposed new batting-practice cap drew considerable backlash for its inappropriate portrayal of Native Americans, the team has announced its decision to scrap the controversial design. The team will instead wear blue caps closely resembling their game caps, featuring a red letter “A” outlined in white. Braves president John Schuerholz insisted that...

Atlanta Braves Ditch “‘Screaming Indian” Caps

The Atlanta Braves are doing away with their cap logo which featured a mohawk sporting Native American making a war cry–known as the ‘screaming Indian’ or in some instances the ‘screaming savage’. USA Today reported the story of the Braves choosing to go with just a plain navy blue cap with the red colored A insignia for spring training. When ESPN Uni’s Paul Lukas released...

Player Profile #95: Craig Kimbrel | RP | ATL

Craig Kimbrel has dominated like no closer in recent memory, and maybe like no closer in distant memory. Using advanced stats like WAR, his value to Atlanta is measurable (3.6 WAR last year). Using advanced stats like PSR, his value to your fantasy team is measurable as well (5.03 PSR last year, 85th in the league). But unfortunately, his value in fantasy is limited because of the...

Hot Atlanta Braves Talk

Tim Hudson will once again be counted on to win big games Your Atlanta Bullpen reporter, Jim Hart, joined WCCP-FM’s James Thurn to talk Atlanta Braves baseball.  Topics discussed included Tim Hudson, Kris Medlen, Mike Minor, Brandon Beachy, the fifth starter slot, the batting order, the Washington Nationals, the Uptons, and much more! The post Hot Atlanta Braves Talk appeared...

Five Braves to watch at spring training

Spring is officially in the air. After a busy offseason, Braves pitchers and catchers staged their first workout Tuesday at Disneys Wide World of Sports, with position players set to report Thursday and the full team will hit the field for the first time Friday. "I'm really excited about the team," manager Fredi Gonzalez said. "I'm more excited than I'...

OF Michael Bourn Signs With Cleveland Indians

Michael Bourn has finally Cleveland. That's right. Bourn, 30, and the Indians have inked a contract that will lock him in a Tribe uni through 2017. Bourn will make approximately $12MM a year with a vesting option that could make it a five-year, $60MM deal. The two-time Gold Glover...

Pitchers and Catchers report today!

They're throwing in Florida! #BaseballisBack… — MLB (@MLB) February 11, 2013 *skimming Twitter while I'm supposed to be working* Me, aloud: "That's my EO! On the MLB Twitter!" Co-worker: "What's that?" Me: "Nothing! Um. Just Braves stuff." I don't know what I'm more excited about, MLB tweeting a...

The Bourn saga continues

Earlier today, Nick Cafardo, national baseball writer for the Boston Globe, tweeted that the MLBPA will speak with major league baseball on behalf of the New York Mets regarding the Michael Bourn situation: #bbpBox_301000260812161025 a { text-decoration:none; color:#0084B4; }#bbpBox_301000260812161025 a:hover { text-decoration:underline; } MLBPA executive counsel David Prouty said...

The Bourn Identity - Going the extra mile

The Indians shocked the local and national baseball world last night when news came down the pipe that they had reached agreement on a four-year $48 million deal with free agent Michael Bourn. For days and weeks the Indians gave no indication they were in on him and that their payroll was maxed out, and they made a key strike at the start of spring training which improves the club...
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