Found June 20, 2013 on Love My Bravos:
ATLANTA (JUNE 20, 2013) - After years of bringing the Atlanta Braves into the homes of thousands of Braves fans on television, FOX Sports South is excited to bring Braves fans to Turner Field with the launch of the FOX Sports South Fan Express luxury bus. Throughout the season, Braves fans can ride in style to watch their favorite team play, at no additional cost to their group ticket package. The luxury coach’s design features billboard-sized images of Braves stars, including Jason Heyward, Craig Kimbrel, Justin Upton, Tim Hudson and Freddie Freeman, that will turn heads as the Fan Express bus escorts groups across Braves Country to Turner Field.  The interior of the bus will feature Wi-Fi and highlight videos. Groups of 35-50 people can book the luxury vehicle by calling the Braves group sales department at 404-614-1493.  Additional information can be found at ------------------ Love that JHey is in high socks down the side of the bus; a lot of old-schoo...

B.J. and Justin Upton collide in the outfield

Aside from a hot April where Justin Upton hit .298 with 12 home runs, the Upton brothers have been hot garbage in Hotlanta this season, their first with the Braves.  Justin has seen his average plummet to .247 overall and he has only hit three home runs since April 27. Brother B.J. has been worse, much much worse.  Through 206 at bats, B.J. is hitting an awful .165 with eight home...

GIF: Upton Brothers collide in outfield on fly ball; B.J. gives Justin playful shove afterward

Tweet   When brothers B.J. and Justin Upton were united on the Atlanta Braves during the offseason many fans had visions like this for what was to come in 2013. Unfortunately, everything isn’t always so perfect as was the case Tuesday against the New York Mets. Thankfully, neither appeared to be hurt on the play. [...]

Braves Outfield: From First to Worst?

When the Atlanta Braves won the 1991 National League West after finishing last in 1990, the slogan folks in Braves Country used when describing the ’91 team was “Worst to First.” After the Braves acquired Justin and B.J. Upton, to go along with incumbent right fielder, Jason Heyward, many baseball analysts speculated that Braves could potentially have the best starting outfield...

B.J. and Justin Upton collide hard going for fly ball in outfield

Atlanta Braves outfielders B.J. and Justin Upton violently collided going after a fly ball. Afterwards, it was bro shoves all around.

Closer Look at Closers: Aroldis Chapman and Craig Kimbrel

When people talk about young, hard-throwing closers, the first names in their heads are Aroldis Chapman of the Cincinnati Reds, and Craig Kimbrel of the Atlanta Braves. These two have come in over the last couple of years and taken over as two of baseball’s most dominant closers, with Kimbrel taking away the rookie saves record in 2011 away from Texas Rangers closer-turned...

How to lose a no-hitter the Mets way + Jason Heyward … um … yeah

Mets’ Matt Harvey Blows Away Braves

With the New York Mets’ fireballing Matt Harvey facing the  Atlanta Braves Tuesday afternoon, you had to figure the sky was the limit regarding how many strikeouts that Harvey could register.  The Braves, who have been dubbed by some Braves fans as the “Merry K”‘s, lead the National League in strikeouts. While Harvey didn’t set any records Tuesday, he did set a career...

Three Cuts: Heyward spoils Harvey's no-hit bid vs. Braves

ATLANTA -- Taking three cuts after the Braves opened Tuesday's doubleheader against the Mets with a 4-3 loss at Turner Field. 1. Heyward, and a defensive breakdown, spoiled Harvey's party Matt Harvey tracked down Jason Heyward's chopper and flipped it to first base -- but the bag was unmanned as and the ball sailed past the foul line as Heyward slid in head-first....

Brewers seek eighth straight home win over Braves

Though it's been seven weeks since Tim Hudson last earned a victory, he's often been deserving of a better outcome. The 15-year veteran tries to avoid the longest winless stretch of his career as the Atlanta Braves look to halt a seven-game road losing streak to the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday. Hudson (4-6, 4.17 ERA) has had a rough go of late, compiling an 0-5 record...

Braves sign top-pick Hursh

ATLANTA -- For Jason Hursh, it was a whirlwind of a day. The Braves' top draft pick out of Oklahoma State flew into Atlanta on Wednesday morning. He signed his contract, and after getting a first-hand look at Turner Field and the current Braves -- he said he took his picture with outfielder Justin Upton -- will report to Single-A Rome on Thursday. "They don't waste...

Brotherly Miscomunication: The Upton Brothers Collide

There was a little brotherly miscommunication in left centre field as the Upton brothers converged on a routine fly ball. It would have been funnier if after colliding, B.J. put Justin in a headlock and gave him a mad noogie to the head. The post Brotherly Miscomunication: The Upton Brothers Collide appeared first on Baseball Hot Corner.

Another "June Swoon" For the Atlanta Braves? Maybe Not

Brothers B.J. and Justin Upton collide in a June 18 game at Turner Field Writers note: Just as I was about to click "publish" on this column, Chris Johnson belts a 3-run homer off of Mets pitcher Shaun Marcum. So, there's that. In a number of recent seasons, the month of June has not been kind to the Atlanta Braves. In fact, since 2004, the Braves have only had a...

2013 Blind Resume: Relief Pitcher

Note: I apologize for the delay in publishing this final blind resume. There have been a lot of posts here on Baseball Professor over the last couple of days and this article got lost in trying to publish all of them. But better late than never and here is the final blind resume!The other day I looked at two starting pitchers who had very similar numbers. Today I move to the bullpen...

Three Cuts: Braves fail to capitalize in latest loss at Miller Park

Taking three cuts after the Braves' 2-0 loss to the Brewers in Friday night's series opener at Miller Park. 1. RISPy business for Atlanta Despite the efforts of Freddie Freeman, the Braves ability to drive in runners in scoring position continues to be a struggle. They went 1-for-8 in Friday's loss, with that one hit coming as Chris Johnson pushed B.J. Upton to third...
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