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Michael Kohn predicted he'd play for the Braves at age 10

Michael Kohn predicted he'd play for the Braves at age 10

yahoo.com Updated 57 minutes ago
As children, we're often encouraged to dream big and work hard to make those big dreams come true. Of course, as life goes along, sometimes those dreams change or life leads us in a new direction. but for Michael Kohn, a native of Charleston, SC and a l…
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  • Markakis has neck surgery to repair herniated disk

    Markakis has neck surgery to repair herniated disk

    MLB.com 9 hours ago
    Nick Markakis underwent fusion surgery to repair a herniated disk in his neck on Wednesday. The Braves expect the veteran outfielder to begin baseball-related activities before the start of Spring Training.
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  • Red Sox add reliever Varvaro in trade with Braves

    Red Sox add reliever Varvaro in trade with Braves

    MLB.com 15 hours ago
    The Red Sox bolstered their bullpen on Wednesday, acquiring right-hander Anthony Varvaro from the Braves in exchange for Minor Leaguer Aaron Kurcz and cash considerations.
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  • Indians sign right-hander Floyd to 1-year deal

    Indians sign right-hander Floyd to 1-year deal

    MLB.com Dec 16 (yesterday)
    The Indians announced the signing of right-hander Gavin Floyd to a one-year deal on Tuesday. Floyd made nine starts for the Braves in 2014 before breaking his right elbow.
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  • John Hart on retooling Braves: Not like I’m breaking up ’27 Yan…

    John Hart on retooling Braves: Not like I’m breaking up ’27 Yanks

    yahoo.com Dec 14 (3 days ago)
    New Atlanta Braves president John Hart has been around the block a few times. As the general manager of the Cleveland Indians throughout the entire 1990s and later the Texas Rangers from 2002-05, Hart has shown he's not afraid to take on a challenge hea…
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  • Markakis to receive $2M bonus from Braves

    Markakis to receive $2M bonus from Braves

    ESPN.com Dec 12 (5 days ago)
    Nick Markakis will receive a $2 million signing bonus by Jan. 1 as part of his $44 million, four-year contract with the Atlanta Braves.
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  • Although quiet, Braves working on deals, seek value

    Although quiet, Braves working on deals, seek value

    MLB.com Dec 11 (6 days ago)
    Though the Braves did not make much noise before this year's Winter Meetings concluded on Thursday, they headed home feeling confident that the patience they showed this week might lead them toward the value they are truly seeking with deals that could …
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  • Braves share renderings of proposed stadium

    Braves share renderings of proposed stadium

    ESPN.com Dec 10
    The Atlanta Braves released new renderings of their planned suburban stadium Wednesday, showing a hotel and office building towering beyond the right-field stands.
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  • Reports: Callaspo, Braves agree to 1-year deal

    Reports: Callaspo, Braves agree to 1-year deal

    ESPN.com Dec 10
    The Atlanta Braves have agreed to a one-year contract with free-agent infielder Alberto Callaspo.
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  • As Winter Meetings begin, Braves could be busy

    As Winter Meetings begin, Braves could be busy

    MLB.com Dec 7
    The Braves have already been quite active during the Hot Stove season, and president of baseball operations John Hart and his staff are expected to remain aggressive during this week's Winter Meetings, which began on Monday morning in San Diego.
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  • Hart putting his winning formula to work in Atlanta

    Hart putting his winning formula to work in Atlanta

    MLB.com Dec 7
    John Hart is back at work this winter. With the assistance of GM-in-training John Coppolella, he is reshaping a Braves team that hasn't won a postseason series since 2001 and, frankly, needed some long-term guidance.
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  • Simmons' sparkling defense nets GIBBY Award

    Simmons' sparkling defense nets GIBBY Award

    MLB.com Dec 6
    Less than three full seasons into his Major League career, Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons has already compiled a collection of defensive honors that would make a veteran proud. Simmons added another honor to his portfolio, recognized as the Defensiv…
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  • New Braves outfielder Nick Markakis expected to have neck surge…

    New Braves outfielder Nick Markakis expected to have neck surgery

    Nick Markakis put on an Atlanta Braves jersey for the first time Friday, the next step after agreeing to a four-year contract with the team. His next notable outfit, though, could be a hospital gown. Depending on who you listen to, Markakis is either &q…
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  • Braves invite reliever Kohn to Spring Training

    Braves invite reliever Kohn to Spring Training

    MLB.com Dec 4
    Looking to add to their bullpen depth, the Braves on Thursday announced the signing of right-hander Michael Kohn to a Minor League contract that includes an invitation to Spring Training.
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  • Braves Sign Nick Markakis

    Braves Sign Nick Markakis

    nytimes.com Dec 4
    Markakis, a free-agent outfielder, agreed with Atlanta to a four-year contract.
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  • Video - Gonzalez, Braves Looking To Get Back To Playoffs 02:31

    Gonzalez, Braves Looking To Get Back To Playoffs

    Dec 9
    Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez comments on his team's 2014 season, the trade rumors surrounding Justin Upton and Atlanta's outlook heading into the 2015 season.
  • Video - Nick Markakis, Braves Reach 4-Year Deal 03:19

    Nick Markakis, Braves Reach 4-Year Deal

    Dec 3
    Jerry Crasnick discusses the four-year deal between Nick Markakis and the Atlanta Braves.
  • Video - Braves Trade Heyward To Cardinals 00:46

    Braves Trade Heyward To Cardinals

    Nov 17
    Buster Olney breaks down the Braves' decision to trade Jason Heyward and Jordan Walden to the Cardinals for Shelby Miller and Tyrell Jenkins.
  • Video - Heyward Addition Big Plus For Cardinals 02:20

    Heyward Addition Big Plus For Cardinals

    Nov 17
    Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield discuss the Cardinals' trade for outfielder Jason Heyward.

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