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  1. Top 10 fantasy baseball prospects; analyzing Christian Bethancour...

    Christopher Crawford

    Christopher Crawford ranks the top 10 MLB prospects in terms of potential value in fantasy baseball in 2014 and analyzes the fantasy potential of Atlanta Braves prospect Christian Bethancourt.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2014
  2. What would it take to get David Price?

    Jim Bowden

    Over the course of July, Jim Bowden will be looking at a number of high-profile trade candidates and explain what it would take for certain clubs to acquire that player. Player: David Price | LHP | Tampa Bay Rays Possible destinations: St. Louis ...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  3. Atlanta's catcher call-up temporary?

    AJ Mass

    On Saturday, the Atlanta Braves brought catching prospect Christian Bethancourt up from the minors to make his first big-league start in the second game of a double-header. However, the team is hoping that they'll be able to send the youngster back d...

    Blog | June 29, 2014
  4. Braves done addressing rotation?

    AJ Mass

    UPDATE: On Thursday, the Atlanta Braves downplayed the possibility of Alex Wood returning to the their rotation. Then on Friday, they made the move many expected them to make. Wood will be recalled from Triple-A Gwinnett and move into Gavin Floyd'...

    Blog | June 21, 2014
  5. Talk of Bethancourt may be premature

    AJ Mass

    On Monday, ESPN.com's Buster Olney wrote about the Atlanta Braves' starting lineup and tried to come up with a more efficient batting order than the one the team is currently utilizing. "There are no perfect choices, for sure," Olney pointed out. "At...

    Blog | June 17, 2014
  6. Remaking the Atlanta lineup

    Buster Olney

    ATLANTA -- Freddie Freeman is now 24 years old and like Andrew McCutchen of the Pirates, he is learning that opposing pitchers have decided they simply have no reason to give him anything to hit. Going into Sunday's game, Freeman had seen the thir...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  7. Father's guidance aided Trout's ascent

    Buster Olney

    ATLANTA -- Jeff Trout stays up to watch his son Mike play, no matter what part of the world he happens to be in. Mike knows this because, no matter how late the Angels' games end, he gets text messages from his parents after the final pitch is thrown...

    Blog | June 15, 2014
  8. What is Tommy La Stella's fantasy value?

    Eric Karabell

    Fantasy owners had seemed awfully excited lately about a possible promotion for Atlanta Braves second base prospect Tommy La Stella, and thus there was a palpable buzz on Twitter when this actually occurred Wednesday. La Stella, a patient left-handed...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  9. Braves hopeful Simmons can play

    AJ Mass

    The dreaded day-to-day tag has been affixed to the status of Andrelton Simmons of the Atlanta Braves after the shortstop had to leave Tuesday night's game with a sore right ankle. Manager Fredi Gonzalez told reporters after the game that the ankle ha...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  10. Braves hoping history doesn't repeat

    AJ Mass

    On Tuesday, catcher Evan Gattis ended up being a very late scratch from the Atlanta Braves lineup, as he apparently suffered from the ill-effects of some sort of stomach bug just before the game was ready to begin. Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez to...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  11. Blue Jays should trade for Samardzija

    Jim Bowden

    General managers use the first two months of the season to evaluate their teams, then try to improve the team through trades or calling up top prospects in the next two months. Then they try to tweak the team with waiver deals and September call-ups ...

    Blog | May 17, 2014
  12. Uggla on thin ice?

    Doug Mittler

    At first, it was just a night off. Now Dan Uggla is in the midst of an extended stay on the Atlanta Braves' bench. Uggla, owner of a paltry .1984/.258/.272 slash line, was out of the Braves lineup for the fifth consecutive game Monday, and manage...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  13. Could Seattle-Atlanta talk trade?

    Joe Kaiser

    There is no room for Nick Franklin in Seattle as long as Robinson Cano is on the Mariners roster, unless Franklin learns and adjusts to a new position. And there is no room in Atlanta's rotation for Alex Wood. The hard-throwing 23-year-old moved b...

    Blog | May 10, 2014
  14. National League East team needs and targets for 2014 MLB Draft

    Christopher Crawford

    A comprehensive look about what every NL East team needs and wants heading into the 2014 MLB draft.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2014
  15. Lack of patience hurting Braves offense

    Buster Olney

    From the time the Braves added brothers Justin and B.J. Upton to a lineup that already included Dan Uggla, Jason Heyward and Freddie Freeman, they seemed like a science experiment built for this question: How many strikeouts can one lineup generate w...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  16. Braves ready to move on from Uggla?

    AJ Mass

    Since April 22, Dan Uggla has gone just 3-for-34 (.088) for the Atlanta Braves and as Mark Bowman of MLB.com writes, there is "speculation swirling that Uggla's days as a regular in the Braves' lineup might be numbered." Bowman says that the Bra...

    Blog | May 07, 2014