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Lineup Maximizer: Don’t Cross Cody Ross

Man, I have not watched a Braves game in a frog's leap, but lemme tell you, Freddie Freeman takes batting seriously. It is no joke when he steps to the plate. First off, Too Close by Alex Clare is his walkup song. Not a bad choice to set a  dramatic tone. What happens is Freeman enters the batter box, takes a quick glance back at the catcher and umpire, as if he's making...
Via Razzball
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves: How this week could determine their season

After their worst road trip since 1949, the Atlanta Braves captured two out of three games against the division leading Washington Nationals. With the Braves entering the series 4.5 games back, winning the set was essential. Now 3.5 games back, the Braves enter a challenging four game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers before squaring up for three games against the Oakland A’s...
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nats outfielder crashes into wall chasing home run

This is just painful to watch. In the second inning of Friday night’s Nationals-Braves game at Turner Field, Washington right fielder Steven Souza violently slammed into the right field fence while chasing a Freddie Freeman home run. Souza’s head and shoulder slammed into the wall with a sickening thud, and he left the game after batting in the top of the third.
Via The Outside Corner
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Freddie Freeman snatches foul ball from fan

courtesy of One of the many perks attending a baseball game in the majors is the possibility of leaving the stadium with a souvenir.  It’s not often; but there are times when a foul ball or maybe even a home run ball comes in your direction.   You may only get one chance to get that ball so you may have to fight for it.  The only problem is you may have to wrestle a...
Via Reading Between The Seams
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves' Freeman on pace for another standout season

Looking back over the 2013 National League MVP voting and the season that essentially guaranteed first baseman Freddie Freeman would be extended the largest contract in Atlanta Braves history, it's somewhat easy to forget that while his first-half numbers were All-Star quality, he hit another gear after the break. That can get lost in the shuffle when evaluating overall single...
Via Fox Sports South
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves Injury Update: Freddie Freeman exits after taking pitch to elbow

Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman had to depart early during Wednesday's win over the Houston Astros after being struck by a fastball. The news comes courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Carroll Rogers, who reports that the pitch was thrown by Astros reliever Darin Downs and hit Freeman on the back of the right elbow.Fortunately for the Braves, it seems...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Freddie Freeman is the Atlanta Braves’ best bat

In game three of the Atlanta Braves versus the St. Louis Cardinals series, the Braves chalked up another win, finishing with a score of 6 – 5 to keep themselves just one half game ahead of the Washington Nationals, who had their way with the New York Mets to keep the pressure on the Braves. As of the Braves’ 5 – 0 win over the Milwaukee Brewers, they have more breathing room...
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB preview: best players by position – NL East

As part of our 2014 MLB Preview we rank the best players in each division, by position. This edition focuses on the NL East. The Washington Nationals lead the way with seven players on the list. Meanwhile, the Braves, Phillies, Mets and Marlins each have two players on the list. Infield Catcher - Wilson Ramos, Washington Nationals - Ramos crushed 16 home runs last year in just 287...
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

The Atlanta Braves hand Heyward and Freeman new deals

The Atlanta Braves took care of the contracts of first baseman Freddie Freeman and right fielder Jason Heyward on Tuesday without needing to go through arbitration, handing Freeman an eight-year deal worth between $125 million and $135 million and signing Jason Heyward to a two-year, $13.3 million contract. Freeman, now twenty-four years old, had an outstanding 2013 season, posting...
February 05, 2014  |  1 Comment

Freddie Freeman's foul tip shatters camera behind home plate (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. A foul tip by Atlanta Braves All-Star Freddie Freeman smashed a camera behind home plate at Citi Field during Wednesday night's game against the New York Mets. It happened in the first pitch of Freeman's second inning at-bat. No word yet if Freeman has to pay for it. It's the third time this season that the glass in...
Via Holdout Sports
July 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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