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LOOK: Kentucky-themed Atlanta Braves shirt looks incredibly cool

If you’re a Kentucky fan who roots for the Atlanta Braves, we have the perfect gift for you. On Wednesday, SEC Country’s Kyle Tucker spotted a Kentucky-themed Atlanta Braves shirt for sale in Atlanta before the Wildcats continue South Region play in the NCAA Tournament. Kentucky faces Kansas State at Atlanta’s Philips Arena on Thursday. A victory there would place Kentucky in the...
Via SEC Country
2 hours ago

Johan Camargo questionable for opening day with oblique injury

Johan Camargo is dealing with an oblique injury and might not be ready for Opening Day. With his status up in the air, Rio Ruiz is a strong candidate to open the year in Atlanta. Mark Bowman reported from Braves camp that Camargo is only taking dry swings and hitting off a tee. Camargo hasn’t appeared in a game in a week and doesn’t appear likely to play anytime soon. Ruiz altered...
Via Talking Chop
6 hours ago

Atlanta Braves News: Bullpen shuffling, outfield questions and more

The Atlanta Braves still have some questions to answer in regards to their Opening Day roster. Braves News Braves return Anyelo Gomez to the Yankees The Atlanta Braves made a roster move on Tuesday returning Rule 5 pick Anyelo Gomez to the New York Yankees. Gomez was impressive early in camp but had been hit hard of late allowing nine earned runs over his last two appearances...
Via Talking Chop
13 hours ago

Tour the Atlanta Braves' spring training complex at the Wide World of Sports

Kelsey Wingert tours the Atlanta Braves' spring training complex in Kissimmee, Fla.
Via FOX Sports South
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

NL East notes: Robles to Triple-A, Swanson looks to improve

Some items from around the NL East… The Nationals optioned outfielder Victor Robles to Triple-A today, a move that came as little surprise given that the club didn’t want to keep Robles on the big league bench rather than gaining valuable everyday experience in the minors.  Robles, a consensus top-six prospect in baseball, bypassed Triple-A entirely last season when he was called...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Braves return Rule 5 pick Anyelo Gomez to Yankees

The Braves have returned Rule 5 draft pick Anyelo Gomez to the Yankees, as announced by New York’s official Twitter feed. The 25-year-old right-hander has been assigned to the Yankees’ Triple-A affiliate. Atlanta had originally selected Gomez out of the Yankees’ farm system with the eighth overall pick of last December’s Rule 5 Draft.Gomez owns a 3.24 ERA, 9.3 K/9 and 2.58 K/BB rate...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves Spring Chop: how real are the stat numbers?

Generally speaking, you can take Spring Training numbers and throw them away.  But here’s something that might give them a bit more context. The Atlanta Braves have an off day from Grapefruit league action Tuesday.  It gives us a chance to take a look at where they are and how they...
Via Tomahawk Take
1 day ago

Justin Turner suffers broken wrist after being hit by pitch

Dodgers fans’ worst nightmare came true: Justin Turner is likely looking at an extended absence.Turner left Monday night’s spring training game after being hit by a pitch on the wrist. He went in for X-rays, which showed he has a broken wrist. These types of injuries typically cause players to miss around 8-10 weeks. Freddie Freeman returned from a broken wrist in under seven weeks...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Demoting Ronald Acuna makes perfect sense for the Braves — but that doesn’t make it suck any less

Today, on March 19, 2018, 20-year-old Ronald Acuna is one of the best players in the Atlanta Braves’ organization, major-leaguers very much included. He can run, he can field and he can hit. Last year, he posted an .814 OPS at High-A, an .895 at Double-A, a .940 in Triple-A and a 1.053 in the Arizona Fall League, where he won MVP honors. The only level left for him to dominate is...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago

Atlanta Braves reassign prospect Ronald Acuña Jr to minor league camp

Braves reassign top prospect Acuña Jr to the minors In an unsurprising move, the Atlanta Braves have reassigned their top prospect, outfielder Ronald Acuña, to minor league camp. Acuña, 20, will have to wait a couple of weeks to make his heralded debut in the majors. This decision...
Via Tomahawk Take
2 days ago

Braves send OF phenom Acuna to minors

The Atlanta Braves have reassigned top prospect Ronald Acuna to minor league camp in a move that likely allows the organization to gain an extra year of contractual control over the outfield phenom.
2 days ago

Julio Teheran announced as Atlanta Braves opening day starter

On Monday, the Atlanta Braves announced that Julio Teheran is set to start on opening day, becoming the first Braves to do it five straight seasons. On the same day he is set to pitch in another spring game, Julio Teheran was announced to start on opening day for the Atlanta Braves...
Via Tomahawk Take
2 days ago

Braves phenom Ronald Acuna to start season in minors

The Braves will avoid service-time issues by placing Ronald Acuna in the minor leagues to start the season.
Via Sporting News
2 days ago

Report: Braves sign Anibal Sanchez

The Braves announced that they’ve signed right-hander Anibal Sanchez to a minor league contract and invited him to Major League camp for the remainder of Spring Training. The veteran Sanchez, a client of agent Gene Mato, had previously been in camp with the Twins on a non-guaranteed deal but was cut loose when Minnesota’s signing of Lance Lynn ended his bid for a rotation spot. Mike...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves star Freddie Freeman gives in-depth tutorial on how to hit off a tee

Atlanta Braves star first baseman Freddie Freeman gives an in-depth tutorial on how to hit off a tee.
Via FOX Sports South
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Practice Like The Pros: Mike Foltynewicz gives tutorial on using mechanics to add velocity

Atlanta Braves right-hander Mike Foltynewicz shows how pitchers can use sound mechanics and momentum to add velocity.
Via FOX Sports South
9 days ago  |  Discuss

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