Photo by Todd Kirkland/Getty Images The Atlanta Braves are scheduled to begin the 2021 regular season on Thursday, April 1 in Philadelphia. The Braves will begin the season with a six-game road trip against the Phillies and Nationals before returning to Truist Park on Friday, April 9 for their home opener also against Philadelphia.
How will the Atlanta Braves handle the coming off-season financially? Lots of big questions loom. Over the past several years, every Atlanta Braves General Manager has maintained that their hands have not been restrained in terms of making the financial outlay for players that make sense for the team.
According to Lavelle E. Neal of the Star Tribune, it looks like the National League will not use the DH in 2021. Neal reported earlier this week that the DH will probably be used soley in the American League next season.
Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports The Braves main MLB Trade Deadline acquisition simply did not work out in Atlanta. Looking back, the Braves lack of activity at the 2020 MLB Trade Deadline seems far less egregious than it did at the beginning of September.
One of the Atlanta Braves pair of Venezuelan outfielders is cited for his season. While the Atlanta Braves can continue to celebrate the awards being handed out to players of their team, it’s also great to see some of these awards tied to great players of the past.
Give credit to Atlanta Braves coach Ron Washington — his defensive drills clearly work. Pitching and defense. That phrase has been a key mantra illustrating the success of the Atlanta Braves over the past 3 decades. Yesterday’s Gold Glove award nominations continue to reward that legacy.
Adam Hagy-USA TODAY Sports The Braves had three players named finalists for Gold Glove Awards. Lets go ahead and get this out of the way....Gold Glove Awards are a recognition award which is distinctly different from a performance-based award on a number of levels.
The official MLB awards have been voted on but have yet to be announced. However, the Player’s Choice Awards — voted on by the player’s, obviously — were announced today, and as expected, Freddie Freeman was mentioned a few times.
It’s sure to be an interesting offseason for the Atlanta Braves as they look to put together the right combination for a World Series run in 2021. The Atlanta Braves were on the verge of making the World Series in 2020 and have a lot of key players coming back for next season.
By Bud L. Ellis BravesWire.com SOMEWHERE IN NORTH GEORGIA – The dream slips out the door and the numbness rushes in, like that first cool northwest breeze in autumn informing you those 90-degree days are soon to be a distant memory.
Adam C. Hagy-USA TODAY Sports Through both expected and unexpected sources, the Braves bullpen emerged as an essential strength in 2020. At the 2019 trade deadline, the Atlanta Braves were clearly a playoff contender.
A great season for the Atlanta Braves came up short, but this club isn’t done. The Atlanta Braves will start over again in 2021, and hopefully will do so with even higher expectations… and perhaps a full season to work with?
Ozuna is a free agent while Freeman's contract expires at the end of 2021, and the Braves would be crazy to let either player walk away from the club. It appears they don't plan on letting that happen.
The Atlanta Braves committed a baserunning blunder for the second straight game in the NLCS. Ozzie Albies was tagged out in the top of the sixth inning of Game 6 at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas after showing a lack of awareness.