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The Atlanta Braves are likely to be without Brian McCann a but longer.
McCann was in Atlanta earlier this week to have his right wrist examined. The veteran catcher complained of tenderness in the wrist.
McCann was originally expected to test his surgically-repaired shoulder behind the plate in extended spring training games later this week. It is unclear if this has created a setback.
Evan Gattis and Gerald Laird will continue to fill in behind the plate until McCann is ready to return.
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The Atlanta Braves made a series of power moves in the off-season and they are paying off.
The headlines stated early that Justin Upton and his brother BJ would make a huge difference for the club both in the outfield and at the plate.
The team is riding a 10-game winning streak that is its longest since they won 15 straight in the spring of 2000.
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The reaction was enough for us all to jump to conclusions. It had to be a tear. It wasn't a simple strain. It didn't cramp up. Luis Avilan had to have tore his hamstring. When he was help off the field, our initial thoughts were solidified. When he was carted off, our fears were confirmed. There has not been an official diagnosis yet, but it seems clear that...
The Atlanta Braves are the hottest team in MLB as the 2013 season gets fully into gear. Many analysts had consigned the Braves to caddie-status to the Washington Nationals. However one off-season move has paid immediate dividends that, coupled with superb pitching, has propelled the Braves to a smoking hot start with the powerful bat of Justin Upton leading the way. Upton’s power...
Jason Heyward, Justin Upton and Dan Uggla homered in the eighth inning, and Juan Francisco hit a pair of solo shots earlier in the game to help the Atlanta Braves win their 10th straight with a 6-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night.
Atlanta's 10-game winning streak is its longest since the club won 15 straight from April 15-May 2, 2000. The Braves are 12-1...
So you probably heard about the Atlanta Braves second loss of the season yesterday, a 1-0 defeat in Atlanta at the hands of mighty Wade Davis and the Royals. In actuality, this win was gifted to Davis by none other than the most pitcher-friendly son of a ***** in on earth.
That’s right, when this asshole is behind home plate; a pitcher is sure to get healthy in a hurry. He has...
Wilson Ramos and Justin Upton tie for the best homer pimp of the week.
Evan Gattis’ first MLB hit, homer, and bat flip
So yeah … that happened.
Anthony Rizzo came close to hitting it into the water…
…Carlos Gonzalez did.
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Team News and Notes
Atlanta Braves (12-1)
The Braves continue to plow over any team in their way, as they are thoroughly dominating their opponents and remain in first place in the NL East. The Braves tomahawked the reigning NL East champs in Washington this past weekend, with a clean sweep of their three game series, while outscoring them to the tune of...
Today's shutout by the Kansas City Royals aside, the Atlanta Braves haven't had a lot to complain about so far this season and they have been getting yet more good news regarding first baseman Freddie Freeman. Freeman is on track to return next week as he continues his recovery from an oblique injury that has affected him since before opening day.
The Braves' first...