Fox Sports South "With the first two spots in the lineup struggling, Fredi Gonzalez revamped his lineup and the results paid off -- for nearly everyone involved. Dropped down to eighth after hitting leadoff for 11 games, Eric Young Jr. delivered the go-ahead double in a three-run seventh as the Braves broke out..." April 26
CSN Philly "Aaron Harang spun a two-hitter through eight innings Friday night at Citizens Bank Park against the Atlanta Braves, but it was only good enough for a no-decision. Instead, the Phillies needed to cash in on errors by the top fielding team in baseball to eek out a 1-0 victory. Ben Revere got..." April 25
Source confirms: #Braves calling RHPs Michael Kohn and John Cornely up to majors today.
New York Post "Bring on the Yankees — the ’27 Yankees. In 19 seasons of interleague play, the Mets have never been higher emotionally heading into a Subway Series. One of these days they will lose, but such talk seems fictitious for now. “It’s a lot of fun to be a Met,” Daniel Murphy said after his team..." April 24
New York Post "Now the Mets are in big-boy territory with this winning streak. After six straight seasons of doing almost nothing right, the Mets have entered a bizarro world in which they can do no wrong. Their good fortune continued Wednesday night, when the Mets scored twice in the late innings and beat..." April 23
New York Post "Life has gone from good to Grandy at Citi Field. The only thing really missing during this wild Mets winning streak and early first-place surge was a few hits from their $60 million right fielder. But Curtis Granderson joined the party Tuesday night and made those hits count. Granderson went..." April 22
A source said McKirahan apologized to his teammates yesterday and informed them he had used a cream during Spring Training. #Braves
Hardball Talk "We don’t always do a post about a suspended player’s statement or apology. But given the one coming from Braves lefty Andrew McKirahan actually admits that, yeah, he tried to take some stuff, it is rather novel. No “I have no idea how that stuff got in my system” from him. " April 20
Fox Sports "Jason Grilli put the finishing touches on the a successful trip to the Great White North, fanning Dalton Pompey on three pitches to give the Braves a 5-2 win over the Blue Jays and their closer a MLB-best six saves on the season. Here are three thoughts from Atlanta's win Sunday in Toronto. 1...." April 20
The Score "Baseball is proving, yet again, that it's not a dying sport. The first chunk of the 2015 season provided concrete evidence that America's pastime is alive and well. Major League Baseball games across the sport's 30 parks drew 1.5 million fans during each of the first two weekends for the..." April 20
SI.com "Specifically to baseball, I would make players more accessible. There is no way networks can be able to talk to NASCAR drivers before they stuff themselves into the driver's seat of a race car to go over 200 miles per hour while we are all forbidden to talk to the starting pitcher of that night's..." April 20
Toronto Star "Considering how their first homestand of the season was going and how they have struggled in one-run games, Josh Donaldson’s 10th-inning, walkoff blast Saturday afternoon brought the Blue Jays relief, more than anything. “We definitely needed that,” manager John Gibbons said. “I don’t care what..." April 19
Fox Sports South "The Atlanta Braves beat the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night by giving them a late dose of their own medicine, hitting two eighth-inning home runs to secure an 8-7 win on the road. Here are three observations from the interleague fireworks show: 1. BRAVES DITCH SMALL BALL TO OUT-PACE BLUE..." April 18
Fish Stripes "The Miami Marlins captured a 6-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves Wednesday. Dan Haren only allowed three base runners in seven innings and Adieny Hechavarria went 3-3. The Marlins' offense was on point, scoring six runs one night after scoring eight runs. Carter Capps has one of the most..." April 16
Hardball Talk "George King of the New York Post reports that the Yankees have told the Braves that they’re interested in their top prospect, infielder Jose Peraza. They’re scouting him as well. Peraza, who is playing second base for the Braves’ Triple-A club, is actually a natural shortstop. He’s got the..." April 16
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Through the season's first week and change the Marlins have been an untidy bunch on offense. Well before the start of Tuesday night's game against the Braves, they made another offensive mess. In an effort to wake up the bats, the Marlins strewed them about their clubhouse at Turner Field. They..." April 15
Fox Sports South "Atlanta scored a run in the fourth inning off heady base running, and two more in the fifth as once again the Braves' bats got hot all at the same time. Four consecutive hits -- three singles and a double -- turned into two runs as station-to-station baseball was in full effect in Monday's 3-2 win..." April 14
Washington Post "Fans attending Major League Baseball games are being greeted in a new way this year: with metal detectors at the ballparks. Touted as a counterterrorism measure, they’re nothing of the sort. They’re pure security theater: They look good without doing anything to make us safer. We’re stuck with..." April 14
New York Post "Laugh all you want, but this was serious business. Bartolo Colon getting a hit is usually just a novelty item, good for chuckles and maybe the blooper reel. But the Mets held Colon’s first hit of the season in higher regard Sunday. It only helped them beat the Braves. “I just remember the..." April 13
Mike Minor experience more left shoulder discomfort after getting back on the mound this week. #Braves
Fox Sports Southwest "Here are some detailed takes from the Braves' 5-3 victory over the New York Mets on Saturday -- Atlanta's third consecutive win by a two-run spread. Oh, and the Braves are now 5-0 on the season. 1. IT'S ALMOST AN INSULT TO CHARACTERIZE THE BRAVES' 5TH-INNING SURGE AS SMALL BALL Three..." April 12
Fox Sports South "The Braves' rich past was on display, from Hank Aaron to Chipper Jones, as franchise luminaries took part in a pregame celebration of 50 years in Atlanta. As for the present, the expectations haven't been quite as joyous as what played on the jumbotron -- but the reality is a different thing..." April 11
ESPN.com "Major League Baseball and the players' association have agreed to a deal that forbids players from playing in daily fantasy baseball games that involve a prize, but still allows them to endorse these companies. Earlier this week, at the IMG World Congress in California, commissioner Rob Manfred..." April 11
Talking Chop "Shelby Miller, in his Braves debut, pitched five scoreless innings against the Marlins, but it was A.J. Pierzynski who was the hero today. His two-run homer in the seventh allowed the Braves to leave Miami with a 2-0 win and a three-game sweep. Miller held the Marlins to four hits, but had a..." April 09
Deadspin.com "This offseason, MLB instituted a handful of new rules aimed at speeding up games. Less than a week into the season, the league seems to be making an effort to stay on top of the enforcement of these new rules. The new rules require batters to keep at least one foot in the batter’s box..." April 09
Talking Chop "Braves hitters greeted Mat Latos rudely in his debut with his new team, knocking him out with seven first-inning runs en route to a 12-2 beatdown of the Marlins. Latos couldn't fool anyone in his brief start. He allowed six hits, three of them doubles, and walked two, the first being Eric Young..." April 08
CBSSports.com "Former major league pitcher Jose Capellan died at 34 from an apparent heart attack on Tuesday, his wife Patricia Capellan told ESPN Deportes on Wednesday. Capellan was found dead in his bed approximately around 8 p.m. ET on Tuesday in Philadelphia. Capellan's wife revealed that her husband had..." April 08
#Braves re-signed Matt Capps to a minor-league deal after releasing him.
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "It rained briefly in the second inning Monday at Marlins Park, where the roof didn’t close quickly enough to keep umpires from pulling the two teams off the field. For the Marlins, it didn’t pour until the seventh. That’s when, trailing 2-1 to a gutted Atlanta Braves outfit, they loaded the..." April 07
Sporting News "More than 4 million people attended MLB spring training games this year, the league announced Tuesday. The attendance total of 4,034,708 over 481 games breaks down to an average 8,388 per game. The total and average are new records for MLB; the previous marks were an 8,078 average last year and..." April 07
4/6 @Braves lineup vs MIA Young Jr. CF Peterson 2B Markakis RF Freeman 1B Bethancourt C Johnson LF Callaspo 3B Simmons SS Teheran P
braves plan to DFA quentin. can help an AL team. doesnt belong in NL. just balanced the $ in trade.
Yahoo Politics "One of the top sluggers in Cuban baseball says it is his “dream” to come to the United States and play in the major leagues for his favorite team, the New York Yankees. But Yulieski Gourriel, star third basemen for the powerhouse Havana Industriales and for years a highly regarded prospect by..." April 06
Hardball Talk "With Craig Kimbrel gone someone has to close the, oh, I dunno, 13 leads the Braves will have this year. That man will be . . . Jason Grilli, that is. He was great in the ninth for the Pirates in 2013, posting a 2.70 ERA, 1.06 WHIP, and 74/13 K/BB ratio in 50 innings. " April 06
CBS Sports Fantasy News "The Padres and Braves have an agreement in place for a trade that would send closer Craig Kimbrel and outfielder Melvin Upton to San Diego for Cameron Maybin, Carlos Quentin, Matt Wisler, Jordan Paroubeck and the No. 41 overall pick in next year's draft, according to multiple reports...." April 06
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Of the two veteran outfielders the Braves acquired from the Padres in Sunday’s big trade, one of them (Cameron Maybin) arrived in time for opening day and the other (Carlos Quentin) will not be arriving. The Braves will designate for assignment Quentin, 32, who hit just .177 with four homers..." April 06
MLB.com "The D-backs finalized a deal on Thursday night to send right-hander Trevor Cahill and $6.5 million to the Braves in exchange for Minor League outfielder Josh Elander. With the deal, the D-backs have saved $5.5 million of the $12 million owed to Cahill in 2015, the final year of his contract,..." April 04
#Braves released a bunch of minor leaguers, with Jose Constanza and reliever Todd Coffey notable among them.
The #Braves aren't saying anything official about Stults yet, be obviously now is projected to fill a rotation spot.
Along with releasing Wandy Rodriguez today, the #Braves reassigned Chien-Ming Wang to Minor League camp and released Jesus Flores.
The #Braves have not ruled out the possibility of Folty beginning the year in Atlanta's pen.
Sources: Braves RHP Arodys Vizcaino suspended for 80 games for PEDs. Announcement expected sometime soon.
#Dbacks have had conversations with Atlanta about RHP Trevor Cahill, according to GM Dave Stewart
Covers.com "The average Major League Baseball salary will cross the $4 million threshold when the regular season begins next week. According to an analysis by The Associated Press, the average salary is projected to be about $4.25 million in 2015, depending on transaction before the start of the season on..." April 01
Hardball Talk "Yesterday we learned what the annual salary was in Major League Baseball. Now we know what the meal money situation is. I’m curious why the 50 cents is on there. Or what leads to the decision to raise it $1.50 from last year. I’m sure there are some accountants at MLB who have this all down..." April 01
New York Times "When Jose Pirela, a 25-year-old Venezuelan utility player for the Yankees, sat on a dugout bench last Tuesday to speak with more than a dozen reporters about the concussion he sustained two days earlier from crashing into an outfield wall, he did not feel comfortable speaking in English to a..." March 31
LHP James Russell has been released. The #Braves will owe him approximately $606,000.
CBS Sports Fantasy News "As expected, Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez announced that pitcher Julio Teheran will be Atlanta's Opening Day starter on April 6 at Marlins Park, per the team's official website. The announcement came shortly after Teheran's spring outing against the Red Sox. The right-hander yielded two runs..." March 28