Braves Series Against Nationals Key?

The Braves play the Nationals today in a rare Friday afternoon game.  Unless my memory is starting to soften, I can’t ever remember the Braves playing a regularly scheduled tilt on a Friday afternoon.  Can you? Half the Braves fan base probably won’t realize the game was played in the afternoon until they sit down […]

Braves vs Brewers GameDay Experience 3/31/14

The Atlanta Braves open the season against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park in Milwaukee at 2:10 p.m. today. Atlanta will play Milwaukee seven times this season, three in Milwaukee during this opening series and four in Atlanta May 19-22. Miller Park has not been a safe haven for the Braves, they lost eight straight […]

Freeman Leads Braves Pre-Season Odds

Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman is ranked as having the sixth best chance of winning the 2014 National League MVP Award, by Bovada Sports Book. Bovada rates the Pirates Andrew McCutcheon as having the best chance to win the NL MVP at 6/1 odds, then the Reds Joey Votto at 7/1, the Diamondbacks Paul Goldschmidt […]

Teheran Unquestioned Most Important Braves Player

Last week I wrote an article about who will be the most important Braves player in 2014.  Julio Teheran was my choice due to the Braves needing a true number one starter with big-time stuff and Teheran having that type ability. There were other Braves players I considered as MIP, but Teheran seemed like the […]

Atlanta Braves Most Important Player 2014

The Atlanta Braves have some very good players that you could consider their most important player in 2014. Closer Craig Kimbrel, based on his career statistics, can very easily be considered a great player.  Other top candidates for Atlanta Braves most important player 2014, depending upon your criteria, include Andrelton Simmons, Freddie Freeman, Julio Teheran, […]

Braves Riding Young Guns

With the Braves cruising to a National League Eastern Division championship behind one of the youngest rotations in the game, the future could not look any brighter for the franchise.  Even the most casual of baseball fans around Atlanta have some knowledge of the team’s run through the ’90s, led by the “Big 3″. However, […]

Braves Squeak Past Nationals

After Saturday’s marathon, the Atlanta Braves bench players were able to get a 2-1 win over the Washington Nationals on Sunday afternoon.  The series win for the Braves cuts their magic number down to 24 games. Brian McCann, Jason Heyward, Justin Upton, and Andrelton Simmons all sat out after the long game on Saturday. The […]

Braves Run Streak To 12 By Nipping Nationals

The Atlanta Braves defeated the Washington Nationals 2-1 on Tuesday, for their 12th straight win.  The win increases the Braves lead in the NL East to 14.5 games. The game started with a scare as Jason Heyward was hurt after fouling a ball off.  Heyward finished the at bat but was later replaced in the […]

Simmons Clutch Hit Slips Braves Past Cardinals

The Braves got a clutch hit from Andrelton Simmons late in Saturday’s game, as they defeated the Cardinals 2-0.  The Braves have cut the Cardinals lead for home field advantage in the playoffs to 4.5 games. Saturday’s game turned into a pitchers duel, as Julio Teheran faced off against Cardinals starter, Joe Kelly.  Neither starter […]

Teheran Brilliant as Braves Shutout Diamondbacks

The Atlanta Braves were able to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks on the night Chipper Jones’ #10 jersey was retired. The Braves 3-0 shutout victory was the first time the D-Backs have been shut out during the 2013 season. It was a very intriguing match-up on the mound for Friday’s game. Last year, Julio Teheran and […]

Brewers Blank Braves 2-0

The Braves dropped their 7th straight game at Miller Park on Friday night.  The Brewers shut out the Braves, 2-0.  The shut-out is the 10th time this season the Braves have been held scoreless, they lead the majors in that category. Julio Teheran had another decent night on the mound, but received no run support […]

Julio Teheran Giants Post Game Q&A

Atlanta Braves starter Julio Teheran was solid Sunday night against the San Francisco Giants, giving up no runs on six hits in six innings in the Braves 3-0 win.  The rookie right-hander struck out eight, while walking only one, as he ran his record on the season to 5-3. Teheran was able to pitch out […]