Fred McGriff

Will Braves Have Sense of Urgency in Playoffs?

Will Braves Have Sense of Urgency in Playoffs?

The Atlanta Braves were known throughout their 14-year division championship run as going about their business on the field with a tight-lipped, button-down, corporate approach.  Rarely did Braves players show emotion, particularly by leaders of the team. John Smoltz, Tom Glavine, Greg Maddux, Chipper Jones, Fred McGriff… those players went about their business like robots, efficient in thei... »

Larry Wayne Jones

Chipper Jones Has Arrived at Braves Spring Camp

Chipper Jones has arrived at the Braves complex in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, and will participate in tomorrow’s afternoon workout session.  Jones has been a fixture at the Braves last 19 spring camps, so having him around the practices will add a sense of normalcy. Jones isn’t the first former player to visit the Braves camp.  Hammerin’ Hank Aaron was there this past Thursday, a... »