This is the January 25, 2013 news archive. View today's Braves rumors and news.
Some of the excitement surrounding Thursday's acquisition of Justin Upton was tempered by the reality that the beloved Martin Prado would no longer be gracing the Braves' clubhouse with his presence on a daily basis.
Freeman eager to get back between the linesUpdated Jan 25 Share TweetBraves first baseman Freddie Freeman has been hard at work during the offseason, working out five days a week with several of his teammates at a local gym and hitting three times a week with second baseman Dan Uggla.
Medlen withdraws from World Baseball ClassicUpdated Jan 25 Share TweetBraves right-hander Kris Medlen announced Friday he has decided to withdraw from the World Baseball Classic, citing the impending birth of his first child.
Bethancourt has tools to be total catching packageUpdated Jan 25 Share TweetI first saw Braves catching prospect Christian Bethancourt in the 2011 Arizona Fall League, a month after he turned 20 years old. He was easily one of the best and most exciting players I scouted that fall, on both sides of the ball.