'Eager' prospect Jenkins grabs front office's attention
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Braves president of baseball operations John Hart and manager Fredi Gonzalez were among the many members of the organization who seemingly made a point to watch Tyrell Jenkins complete his live batting practice session on Monday.Upvote Share Tweet
Courageous teenager works out with Wood, BravesMLB.com 20 hours agoAs he has undergone multiple surgeries to remove a foot-long tumor from his spine and continued to play high school sports with titanium rods in his back, Thompson Ritter has maintained a passion for baseball that was enriched when he accepted Alex Wood…Upvote Share Tweet
On Baseball: Pioneering G.M. Is Eager to Mold Another Winner in Atlantanytimes.com Feb 28 (3 days ago)John Hart, formerly a general manager with the Indians and the Rangers, is fired up about resuming his position in the front office and “restarting” the Braves.Upvote Share TweetNew name, same disappointment. Melvin Upton — the Atlanta Braves outfielder formerly known as B.J. Upton — got some unbossman-like news Friday. He's very likely to miss the rest of spring training and opening day because of a foot injury. Upton, 30, has…Upvote Share TweetAtlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons has a slight left oblique strain.Upvote Share Tweet
Cleared for action, Markakis targeting Opening DayMLB.com Feb 25 (6 days ago)Nick Markakis hopes to be in the Braves' Opening Day lineup. But as he eases his way back from neck surgery, the veteran outfielder will not accelerate his preseason preparations to the point where he might jeopardize realizing this goal.Upvote Share TweetOutfielder Melvin Upton Jr. hopes his third season with the Braves goes better than his fist two, and he has the support of president of baseball operations John Hart and manager Fredi Gonzalez.Upvote Share Tweet
Acree's journey an integral part of Braves loreMLB.com Feb 21Over the past five decades, Bill Acree has established himself as one of the most influential and respected employees the Braves organization has ever known.Upvote Share Tweet
Part of big trade, Walden set to make name for himselfMLB.com Feb 19Though not the first name that folks reference when discussing the Cardinals' gain from a four-player trade with the Braves back in November, Jordan Walden likely won't continue to be overlooked. His stature, alone, ensures that.Upvote Share TweetBraves right-hander Shae Simmons has undergone Tommy John surgery and is expected to miss the upcoming season.Upvote Share Tweet
Braves' longtime travel director easing into retirementMLB.com Feb 12Bill Acree has likely seen more Braves games than anybody since the club moved to Atlanta in 1966. And he is looking forward to a less stressful view as he prepares for his 50th season with the club.Upvote Share Tweet
Braves to bring back 1B McGriff as assistantESPN.com Feb 9The Braves are bringing back former first baseman Fred McGriff and ex-hitting coach Greg Walker.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Feb 7Retired Atlanta Braves star Chipper Jones brings an often unique and sometimes entertaining perspective to social media. However, on Friday night, Jones managed to startle and understandably anger his followers with a misguided tweet concerning the Sand…Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Feb 6Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez has not determined exactly how he will align the players in his starting lineup this season. But, he has a small stack of paper that provides proof of the many alterations he has made as his club's roster has been overhaule…Upvote Share Tweet
Braves invite 24 non-roster players to Spring TrainingMLB.com Feb 3The Braves have invited 24 non-roster players to Spring Training this year, including some of the club's top prospects.Upvote Share Tweet
Pipeline Perspectives: Ruiz the best hitter not in Top 100MLB.com Feb 3Braves third-base prospect Rio Ruiz, who was recently acquired in a deal from the Astros, is the best hitter not be be ranked on the Top 100 Prospects list, according to MLBPipeline.com's Jonathan Mayo.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Feb 2Former Atlanta Braves slugger Andruw Jones is looking to return to Major League Baseball after playing two years in Japan, agent Scott Boras told ESPN.com Monday.Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Jan 31The Atlanta Braves traded the right-handed pitchers David Hale and Gus Schlosser to the Colorado Rockies on Friday for the minor league catchers Jose Briceno and Chris O’Dowd.Upvote Share Tweet
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