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Cox endorses Braves coach Perez as future skipper

Cox endorses Braves coach Perez as future skipper

MLB.com Updated Feb 4 (5 days ago)
The text from Bobby Cox was just five words, short and sweet as usual.
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  • Around the Horn: Bullpen

    Around the Horn: Bullpen

    MLB.com Feb 3 (7 days ago)
    As the Braves near Spring Training with a few open spots in the bullpen, they are comforted by the depth they have compiled in an effort to avoid experiencing a repeat of the late-inning frustration they felt far too often last year.
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  • Source: Braves making push for 'Lazarito'

    Source: Braves making push for 'Lazarito'

    MLB.com Feb 2
    Cuban prospect Lazaro Robersy Armenteros Arango, known as "Lazarito," is expected to sign with a Major League team next week, and the Atlanta Braves are among the teams making a strong push to acquire the teenage outfielder.
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  • Foltynewicz patient in recovery from blood clot

    Foltynewicz patient in recovery from blood clot

    MLB.com Feb 1
    Braves right-hander Mike Foltynewicz endured a sedentary September that became downright frightening when he was diagnosed with a potentially fatal blood clot, which likely will limit him through the early portion of the upcoming season.
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  • Homer History: When Jim Leyritz halted hopes of a Braves dynast…

    Homer History: When Jim Leyritz halted hopes of a Braves dynasty

    yahoo.com Feb 1
    In our Homer History series, writers re-tell the stories of memorable home runs from their perspective. In this installment, Yahoo Sports' Jay Busbee talks about the 1996 World Series homer that sank the Braves' chance at a dynasty. The Atlanta Braves o…
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  • Braves' Freeman says no lingering pain in wrist

    Braves' Freeman says no lingering pain in wrist

    ESPN.com Jan 30
    Braves' Freeman says no lingering pain in wrist
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  • Freeman, Swanson headline Braves at FanFest

    Freeman, Swanson headline Braves at FanFest

    MLB.com Jan 27
    The Braves announced that Freddie Freeman, A.J. Pierzynski, Dansby Swanson and Sean Newcomb will be among the players and prospects who will participate in FanFest, which will be held on Saturday at Turner Field.
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  • Around the Horn: Braves have familiar faces at catcher

    Around the Horn: Braves have familiar faces at catcher

    MLB.com Jan 27
    The Braves reconnected with their past to satisfy their catching needs for the upcoming season. In doing so, they brought suburban Atlanta native Tyler Flowers back home to be reintroduced to his original organization -- and his former White Sox teammat…
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  • Donald Trump Wins Coveted John Rocker Endorsement

    Donald Trump Wins Coveted John Rocker Endorsement

    deadspin.com Jan 26
    Someone at the Daily Caller had a good idea: call John Rocker, the retired former Atlanta Braves relief pitcher, and ask him if he supports Donald Trump. As luck would have it, John Rocker indeed supports Donald Trump. “I think he has really woken Ameri…
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  • A look at Braves' returns for Heyward, Upton

    A look at Braves' returns for Heyward, Upton

    MLB.com Jan 19
    Had the Braves taken the risk of jeopardizing their future by keeping both Justin Upton and Jason Heyward for the 2015 season, they certainly could have avoided some of the disappointment that was experienced last summer. They could have delayed their m…
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  • Hot Stove Digest: Mets, Braves still interested in Yoenis Cespe…

    Hot Stove Digest: Mets, Braves still interested in Yoenis Cespedes

    Welcome to The Stew's Hot Stove Digest, our daily rundown of MLB news, rumors and gossip for Hot Stove season. Here you'll find a recap of all the day's action and other fun stuff from around the Internet. HOPEFUL: Where Yoenis Cespedes ends up is still…
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  • MLB Hot Stove Daily: Astros interested in acquiring Inciarte fr…

    MLB Hot Stove Daily: Astros interested in acquiring Inciarte from Braves

    ESPN.com Jan 13
    MLB Hot Stove Daily: Astros interested in acquiring Inciarte from Braves
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  • Kelly Johnson's young son pushed for his return to Braves

    Kelly Johnson's young son pushed for his return to Braves

    yahoo.com Jan 9
    We often overlook the toll that the unpredictable life of a professional athlete can take on the athletes themselves and especially their families. In a moment's notice, the athlete's life and the lives of those who depend on them can change dramaticall…
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  • Orioles claim versatile Terdoslavich off waivers

    Orioles claim versatile Terdoslavich off waivers

    MLB.com Jan 8
    The Orioles claimed infielder/outfielder Joey Terdoslavich off waivers from the Braves on Friday.
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  • Braves could use camp to shop Swisher

    Braves could use camp to shop Swisher

    MLB.com Jan 7
    The Braves have spent a significant portion of this offseason attempting to trade Nick Swisher. Now that they have reached an agreement with Kelly Johnson, there is even less reason to believe they will still be carrying Swisher on their roster when the…
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  • AP Source: Braves, Kelly Johnson Agree to 1-Year Deal

    AP Source: Braves, Kelly Johnson Agree to 1-Year Deal

    A person familiar with the negotiations says infielder Kelly Johnson and the Atlanta Braves have agreed to a $2 million, one-year contract.
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  • Braves, Ogando agree to Minor League deal

    Braves, Ogando agree to Minor League deal

    MLB.com Dec 23, 2015
    Former All-Star Alexi Ogando will come to Spring Training with a strong chance to begin the upcoming season as a member of Atlanta's bullpen.
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  • Fried excited to show Braves what he can do

    Fried excited to show Braves what he can do

    MLB.com Dec 21, 2015
    This was not the journey Max Fried anticipated when the Padres gave him a $3 million bonus after taking him with the seventh overall selection in the 2012 Draft. By now, he was supposed to have either already gotten a taste of the big leagues or at leas…
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  • Sports Briefing: Chipper Jones Returning to Braves

    Sports Briefing: Chipper Jones Returning to Braves

    Jones, an eight-time All-Star, has been hired as a special assistant to baseball operations.
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  • Touki aims to get ahead of the curve with Braves

    Touki aims to get ahead of the curve with Braves

    MLB.com Dec 17, 2015
    Touki Toussaint, 19, is one of the top prospects the Braves brought to Atlanta this week to participate in a Winter Elite Development camp aimed toward teaching young players about strength training, nutrition, financial matters and media responsibiliti…
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  • Albies next Braves star to hail from Curacao?

    Albies next Braves star to hail from Curacao?

    MLB.com Dec 17, 2015
    As Ozhaino Albies established himself as one of baseball's top overall prospects within his first two professional seasons, he has positioned himself to follow the path set by two of his native Curacao's favorite sons -- Andruw Jones and Andrelton Simmo…
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  • Braves' organizational overhaul shows growth

    Braves' organizational overhaul shows growth

    MLB.com Dec 15, 2015
    Shortly after assuming an influential advisory role after Frank Wren was dismissed as Atlanta's general manager and before accepting his current role as the Braves' president of baseball operations, John Hart analyzed the club's farm system and gained e…
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  • Video - Minor Starting Season On DL: Good News For Braves? 01:36

    Minor Starting Season On DL: Good News For Braves?

    Mar 10
    ESPN SweetSpot blogger David Schoenfield discusses why pitcher Mike Minor starting the season on the DL is a good thing for the Braves.
  • Video - Gattis Heading To Houston 02:08

    Gattis Heading To Houston

    Jan 14
    Eric Karabell discusses how the Astros hope to benefit by the addition of Evan Gattis, acquiring him in a trade with the Atlanta Braves for three prospects.
  • Video - Hank Aaron Joins Group Pursuing Hawks Ownership 02:37

    Hank Aaron Joins Group Pursuing Hawks Ownership

    Jan 12
    ESPN senior basketball writer Marc Stein discusses Hank Aaron's interest in buying the Atlanta Hawks.
  • Video - Padres Complete Big Three With Upton Trade 02:24

    Padres Complete Big Three With Upton Trade

    Dec 19
    Buster Olney discusses the excitement surrounding San Diego's new outfield after the Padres made deals to acquire Wil Myers, Matt Kemp and Justin Upton.