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Interesting articles for your Saturday reading...
MLB Players with College Degrees on FoxSports.com. No Braves in their slideshow, but I loved it anyway. Some of these guys have legit degrees.
Braves Pitcher Tim Hudson warns East Coweta students on the dangers of texting and driving on CowetaSchools.org. The bottom picture of Homer trying to pep up the high schoolers and none of them reacting cracked me up.
Pivotal year awaits for Brian McCann on ESPN.com. They chose a horrible picture, and people need to stop assuming Mac will be gone at the end of the season. The Braves never let Chipper walk, did they?
Heyward, four other Braves avoid arbitration on MLB.com. (Those other four Braves are very important people: Cristhian Martinez, Kris Medlen, Eric O'Flaherty, and Jonny Venters.)
Thinking about going to Spring Training but concerned about the travel costs? Here's a Groupon you might be interested in.
Video of Simba discussing the 2013 Rookie Career Development Program:
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The Braves have been quick to let us know which current Braves are playing for Team USA (Go Kimmie and Meds!) and about how Andrelton is playing on Team Great Smiles (...I mean, Netherlands). But what about everyone else (Marteen)? And what about former Braves or minor-league Braves? We care about those guys too!
Here's a breakdown. One asterisk indicates a minor-leaguer, two...
The Braves system is not as deep as it once was and the majority of the talent is found in the lower levels of the system. With that said, there are some intriguing pitching and up-the-middle infield prospects. The outfield depth is very thin.
#1 Julio Teheran (P)
It was an off year for Teheran...
ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves avoided arbitration with five players Friday, including outfielder Jason Heyward, starting pitcher Kris Medlen and reliever Eric O'Flaherty.
Heyward agreed to a one-year deal worth 3.65 million in his first year of arbitration eligibility, a big increase from the 565,000 he made last season while batting .269 with 27 homers, 82 RBIs and 21 stolen...
Greatings once again everyone. It is I, Sky from Razzball fantasy football to try and mess up your 2013 fantasy baseball season before it even starts. Wait, I'm here to help...yeah, that's it. Before you scoff at seeing Dan Uggla, I would like to let you know I've come from the future and I've seen some amazing things. In this far off dystopian future, I see people...
The Atlanta Braves avoided arbitration with five players Friday, including outfielder Jason Heyward and starting pitcher Kris Medlen.
Heyward agreed to a one-year deal worth $3.65 million after batting .269 with 27 homers, 82 RBIs and 21 stolen bases last season. Medlen settled for a $2.6 million contract, coming off a season in which he became the team's most dominant starter...
The Braves system is one that has graduated some top talents with guys like Heyward, Delgado, Freeman and, in 2012, a major surprise in Simmons. The system has also had its share of players slide...
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