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Do Braves Have New Attitude?

Braves AJC beat writer Dave O'Brien and Macon Telegraph writer Bill Shanks are reporting that there is a new and improved attitude at the Braves spring camp. There's newly acquired veterans like Jonny ... Read More »

Mike Minor Injury

Mike Minor Red Flags

Braves starter Mike Minor has been shut down due to shoulder soreness and oh boy is that ever a concern.  Minor had the same problems last season and never really got untracked after missing a large ... Read More »

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Braves Batting Order Dilemna

The past two seasons the Braves had problems at the top of the batting order. Lacking a true lead-off man, or number two hitter, Fredi Gonzalez was forced to try and pound square pegs into round ... Read More »

Chris Johnson on Deck

Chris Johnson Jekyll or Hyde?

Braves third baseman Chris Johnson has been Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde while playing in Atlanta.  He had that great 2013 season when he challenged for the batting title and finished with a .321 average. ... Read More »

Homer the Brave

Braves Need Free Agent Production

The Braves have a dubious track record in signing quality free agents in the past few years.  Derek Lowe, Kenshin Kawakami, and B.J. Upton immediately come to mind as in sweat-laced, nightmare-induced ... Read More »

Opening Day Braves

Could Braves Surprise?

Spring training breeds eternal optimism and as we move towards Opening Day I am starting to like this Braves team.  If for no other reason than it is completely different from last year's boring, ... Read More »

Fredi Gonzalez

Fredi Gonzalez on Hot Seat?

When the Braves 2014 debacle ended, everyone was evaluated, including Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez.  While half the team was fired, Gonzalez remained. Since then, there hasn't been much talk or ... Read More »

Nick Markakis Outfielder

Braves Waiting on New Acquisitions

The Braves two big off-season acquisitions, Shelby Miller and Nick Markakis, have yet to get the engine in gear this spring. Markakis is still working to overcome his off-season neck surgery and ... Read More »

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Christian Bethancourt Questions

Christian Bethancourt is a real key this season if the Braves are going to have a good year. Despite his promise performance at the major league level last season, he is still a question ... Read More »

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Braves Offense Fast Food?

The past four seasons the Braves made the playoffs in 2013 and 2012, while they missed in 2014 and 2011. Atlanta is predicted to struggle in 2015, but perhaps the Braves can surprise people this year ... Read More »