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Award Watch 2017: Do any Atlanta Braves have a shot at major awards?

From players to management to the fans, everyone in Braves country seems hopeful for the upcoming season. Who has a chance to add to their trophy case in 2017? Despite their abysmal record, the Atlanta Braves did manage to take home some hardware last year. Ender Inciarte secured his first career Gold Glove Award. Freddie […] Award Watch 2017: Do any Atlanta Braves have a shot...
Via Tomahawk Take
11 hours ago

Diamondbacks' Shelby Miller expects strong results with refreshed attitude

SCOTTSDALE, Az. -- It’s too early for regret. Well, at least, for complete regret.Dave Stewart, the Diamondbacks’ former general manager, told MLB Network Radio last week, “I should have stuck to my gut  ... My gut the whole time said I shouldn’t move Dansby Swanson.”Virtually the entire industry agreed with Stew’s gut, but enough about the DBacks’ continuing indigestion...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

The Atlanta Braves can be NL contenders in 2017

There is no down time around SunTrust Park. It’s crunch time. The soon-to-be new home to the Atlanta Braves is less than 50 days away from opening its doors.Inside the park, signage is being added to the stadium sections. And the dirt below the infield and outfield grass is awaiting the laying of the natural turf. Despite holding less people than their former home, Turner Field...
Via The Sports Post
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ender Inciarte Is Staying in Atlanta a Little Longer

The pieces are starting to come together for the rebuilding Braves. Though they’ve spent their winter stocking up on veteran starting pitchers and piratey-looking utilitymen, it’s been a winter spent with an eye looking to the future. None of the players whom Atlanta has added are standing firmly in the way of a young prospect, and they all make the team just a little bit better...
Via Fangraphs
December 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Ender Inciarte, Braves agree to $30.5M, 5-year contract

ATLANTA (AP) Outfielder Ender Inciarte has avoided salary arbitration with the Atlanta Braves, agreeing to a $30,525,000, five-year contract. The deal, announced Friday, covers four years of arbitration eligibility and one year of free agency, and gives Atlanta a club option for 2022. Inciarte gets a $3.5 million signing bonus payable on Jan. 15 and salaries of $2 million next...
Via Associated Press
December 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch Ender Inciarte Rob Mets’ Yoenis Cespedes Of A Game-Winning Home Run

The Atlanta Braves don’t have much to play for these days, but we’re guessing they’re more than willing to play spoiler, especially if it means keeping their rivals, the New York Mets, out of the playoffs. The Braves earned probably their biggest win of the season Wednesday night in New York, as they escaped with a thrilling 4-3 win over the Mets. What made the win even more...
September 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Ender Inciarte robs Yoenis Cespedes of potential game-winning home run

Braves outfielder Ender Inciarte made one of the best catches of the MLB season so far on Wednesday night, and Mets fans really aren’t too happy about it. The Braves came back from a 3-0 deficit late in a pivotal game that the Mets really needed to win, and should have won, and Inciarte’s catch was what sealed it for them. With two on and two out, Yoenis Cespedes came to the...
Via The Sports Daily
September 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Yankees asked Braves for Mike Foltynewicz, Ender Inciarte in Brian McCann deal

The New York Yankees did well in their efforts at rebuilding in advance of last Monday’s trade deadline. With the impending retirement of Mark Teixeira and the release of Alex Rodriguez, their rebuild is going to be in an even better place. One highly-paid veteran that hasn’t been moved is catcher Brian McCann. The Braves were rumored to be interested in McCann, but according...
Via The Outside Corner
August 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Ender Inciarte pretends to lose ball in lights, gets double play

Atlanta Braves outfielder Ender Inciarte turned a routine fly ball into an awesome double play Tuesday night by pulling a fast one on a Philadelphia Phillies baserunner. With one out in the top of the 6th inning, Inciarte camped under a pop fly and pretended like he lost the ball in the lights. The bluff got Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz to venture a bit too far off first base, and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Ender Inciarte and the Platoon-Busting Approach

Here’s a little thing that steamrolled into a big thing, for just a moment, and then disappeared. I talked to Ender Inciarte many weeks ago, and it set me off on a path that took forever to complete. Here’s what Inciarte said: Against lefties, I try to let the ball get deeper and try to […]
Via Fangraphs
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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