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Closer Craig Kimbrel and first baseman Freddie Freeman are among the Braves nominated for GIBBYs -- the ultimate honors of baseball's awards season -- based on votes by the fans at MLB.com, media, front-office personnel and MLB alumni.
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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Atlanta Braves first round pick Sean Gilmartin joins FOX Sports/Scout.com Field Reporter Inna Lazarev to discuss his experience at the Arizona Fall League, goals for the 2012 season, and more.
When you ask this question, the most common response is likely to be, "Who the &%*# is Kenley Jansen?" However, going into last season most casual baseball fans had never heard of Craig Kimbrel, who finished 2011 as the number one reliever in fantasy baseball.
When you look at Jansen's stats, the comparison between the two is obvious. Kimbrel...
DYERSVILLE, Iowa -- Mike Dollar had a faraway look as he watched his wife, Laura, hit baseballs to their son, Jesse, who fielded them at shortstop in an Atlanta Braves T-shirt. Abby, their daughter, played catcher. The sun was bright, the sky was clear and the cornstalks were waving in the breeze.
According to The Sporting News yesterday, your 2011 Rookies of the Year in each league are ...Angels first baseman Mark Trumbo, who hit .254 with a team-leading 29 home runs and 89 runs batted in this season, was awarded the honor in the American League. Atlanta Braves closer Craig Kimbrel, who had 46 saves and a 2.10 earned run average, nabbed the NL rookie honors.Voting was done...
Brian McCann and Craig Kimbrel have been elected to the Sporting News' National League All-Star team. They are the only Braves to earn the honor this year.
Overcoming a 10 1/2-game deficit after Aug. 25 to run down the
wild card-leading Atlanta Braves represents only a portion of the