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  1. Braves ready to deal Upton?

    AJ Mass

    With a contract that promises payouts of close to $47 million over the next three seasons, the Atlanta Braves are likely very anxious to let some other team be responsible for paying B.J. Upton to hit .195 -- which is all the outfielder has managed ...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  2. What if the Atlanta Braves had not selected Chipper Jones in 1990...

    Dan Szymborski

    What if the Braves had selected Todd Van Poppel with the No. 1 pick in the 1990 draft instead of Chipper Jones? Dan Szymborski projects how many playoffs Atlanta would have missed by drafting one of the most disappointing top picks in baseball history.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2014
  3. Why Justin and B.J. Upton have struggled - MLB

    Justin Havens

    Justin Havens looks closer at the struggles this season from B.J. and Justin Upton in Atlanta. He sees their declining production against pitches up in the zone a concern for the Braves.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2014
  4. Fewer at-bats for B.J. Upton?

    Doug Mittler

    B.J. Upton is in the midst of a second straight lost season in Atlanta. The center fielder leads the major leagues with 153 strikeouts and his .207 batting average is the lowest among any National League qualifier. With the Braves fighting for th...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  5. Small change makes big impact for Wood

    Buster Olney

    ATLANTA -- Dee Gordon is the model of improvement in major league baseball this year, evolving from a part-timer into an All-Star with a position change and a change in regimen. He explained in spring training that by eliminating hours of pickup bas...

    Blog | August 10, 2014
  6. Minor problems in Atlanta

    Doug Mittler

    There was some talk that the Atlanta Braves might send Mike Minor back to the minor leagues, but the club will instead send the struggling lefthander to the bullpen to work out his issues. Minor saw his ERA climbed to 5.42 after allowing five run...

    Blog | August 03, 2014
  7. Cubs not ready to promote Baez?

    AJ Mass

    The Chicago Cubs were active at Thursday's trade deadline, sending pitcher James Russell and utility man Emilio Bonifacio to the Atlanta Braves for a Class-A catching prospect. That may not be the final deal the team makes this season. As Jesse R...

    Blog | August 02, 2014
  8. Trade deadline objectives: NL East teams

    Jim Bowden

    Deadline objectives: NL East | NL Central | NL West | AL East | AL Central | AL West The National League East has become a two-team race between the Washington Nationals and Atlanta Braves, with the second-place team still having a good chance to re...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  9. Nats are favorites, but not a runaway in the NL East - MLB

    Paul Swydan

    While the Washington Nationals have a seemingly strong hold on the NL East, the Atlanta Braves aren't far behind, writes Paul Swydan.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2014
  10. Top landing spots for Uggla

    Joe Kaiser

    Dan Uggla's disappointing four-year run in Atlanta officially came to an end on Friday, as the Braves requested unconditional release waivers on the veteran second baseman and ate the $18 million owed to him for the remainder of this year and next. ...

    Blog | July 19, 2014
  11. What would it take to get Cole Hamels?

    Jim Bowden

    Throughout July, Jim Bowden will look at a number of high-profile trade candidates and explain what it would take for certain clubs to acquire each player. Player: Cole Hamels | SP | Philadelphia Phillies Possible destinations: Atlanta Braves, ...

    Blog | July 19, 2014
  12. Price saying goodbye on Sunday?

    AJ Mass

    Could Sunday's start at home for the Tampa Bay Rays end up being the last time David Price pitches for the team? With the All-Star break on the horizon, and the Rays still firmly in the cellar, expect a huge ovation from the hometown fans when Price ...

    Blog | July 13, 2014
  13. Gattis getting closer to return

    AJ Mass

    Catcher Evan Gatiis is eligible to come off the disabled list at the start of the second half of the season, but the question that the Atlanta Braves are asking is whether or not he'll be physically able to do so right out of the gate. According t...

    Blog | July 13, 2014
  14. Uggla done in Atlanta?

    AJ Mass

    It looks like the Atlanta Braves have finally had enough of Dan Uggla's lackluster performance this season. On Saturday night, the team recalled infielder Phil Gosselin from Triple-A and, as David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution writes, "...

    Blog | July 13, 2014
  15. 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
  16. 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