Braves News

Brian Snitker Contract Like Living Together

The Brian Snitker contract status will be an interesting off season topic. Snitker will return as Braves manager, according to AJC Columnist, Jeff Schultz. The Braves manager has Freddie Freeman‘s backing and that is a strong word to have in your corner. That makes you feel good, “Snitker told Schultz. “That kind of validates what you’re trying to do. The workplace I’... »

Rodriguez Flipped and Fried Promoted

Sean Rodriguez was flipped and Max Fried promoted on an eventful Braves Saturday. Both moves were surprising in different ways. The Braves traded Rodriguez to the Pirates for career minor leaguer, Connor Joe. Rodriguez returned to the team where he had a breakout season in 2016. The utility player smashed 17 homers last year in Pittsburgh, then signed a 2-year $11+ million free agent deal with the... »

Albies Promotion Raises Several Questions

Ozzie Albies will make his major league debut tonight against the Dodgers. Mark Bowman is reporting that MLB.com’s Jonathan Mayo has confirmed Albies’ promotion. Albies is the Braves #2 ranked prospect, Ronald Acuna, #1. Albies was the Braves #1 prospect until Acuna’s meteoric rise this season. Albies promotion raises several questions. What will the Braves do with Brandon Philli... »

Hank Aaron Net Worth

Hank Aaron has a surprisingly low net worth, considering his stature in baseball. According to the website Celebrity Net Worth, Aaron is worth $25 million. Henry Louis “Hank” Aaron was inducted into the baseball Hall of Fame in 1982. Many former Braves who played in the big salary years are worth considerably more. Former Atlanta third baseman Chipper Jones is worth over $100 million. ... »

Lucas Sims Called Up Will Start Against Dodgers

Atlanta native Lucas Sims has been called up to the show. Sims will start Tuesday night against the Dodgers in the series opener. The Brookwood High School product has pitched the entire 2017 season with the Gwinnett Braves. Sims fashioned a 7-4 record at Gwinnett, appearing in 20 games, starting 19. He struck out 132 hitters in 115 1/3 innings, while walking only 36. Sims is the prototypical powe... »

Braves Should NOT Trade Jaime Garcia

Atlanta Braves fans have suffered through three straight losing seasons, the last two epic failures. This season the Braves have bounced back with an exciting team that battles to the last out. The fans deserve to have the Braves organization give this season’s team every chance to win. Most importantly, the players deserve the opportunity to see if they can overcome the odds and earn a play... »

Craig Kimbrel Traded Again

Former Braves stud closer Craig Kimbrel is on the move again.  The Padres traded Kimbrel to the Boston Red Sox for 4 players. “With the history and the fans in Boston, the atmosphere is always awesome. It’s going to be a lot of fun, said Kimbrel.” The Padres acquired four minor league prospects, outfielder Manuel Margot, shortstop Javier Guerra, infielder Carlos Asuaje and left-handed pitcher Loga... »

Braves 2015 Season Officially Dead on Easter Sunday

The Braves dumped fan favorite Craig Kimbrel, traded him to the San Diego Padres, and to rub salt in the fans’ wounds they announced it on Easter Sunday, no less.  Ironic that on Easter Sunday Jesus rose from the dead, the Braves just officially killed their 2015 season with no ascension in sight. Teams like to announce unpopular trades late Friday afternoon or on the weekend. The news cycle... »