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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Gattis surgery cause for concern?

    AJ Mass

    While most of the spotlight is currently focused squarely on the Atlanta Braves pitching staff -- the question marks surrounding the injuries to Kris Medlen and Brandon Beachy and the free agent signing of Ervin Santana -- perhaps we should be taking...

    Blog | March 15, 2014
  6. Who catches for Braves in future?

    AJ Mass

    After losing catcher Brian McCann to free agency, the Atlanta Braves are prepared to go into the 2014 season with Evan Gattis handling the majority of duties behind the plate. However, the organization is making sure they have other options available...

    Blog | March 02, 2014
  7. Doumit done as a catcher?

    AJ Mass

    (UPDATE: On Sunday, David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution contacted Ryan Doumit's agent. He said that the comments made by Brian Dozier about his client not wanting to catch anymore were untrue. "If Dozier had been correct," O'Brien write...

    Blog | January 27, 2014
  8. Braves ready to make a move?

    AJ Mass

    If you're a big believer in addition by subtraction, then the Atlanta Braves are way ahead of the rest of the league this offseason. They've yet to make any major signings, but have seen pitcher Tim Hudson and catcher Brian McCann both sign elsewhere...

    Blog | December 15, 2013
  9. Should the Atlanta Braves be worried? - MLB

    Paul Swydan

    The Braves' poor play of late won't affect their playoff odds but could be an issue come October.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2013
  10. Bowden's rookie rankings

    Jim Bowden

    With less than two months left in the 2013 season, we're heading down the stretch for this season's top rookies. It's been a list dominated thus far by National League pitchers such as Shelby Miller, Jose Fernandez and Julio Teheran, to name a fe...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  11. Yadier Molina's injury, potential fill-ins

    Eric Karabell

    Things were looking so good for the St. Louis Cardinals last week, but now the losses are piling up. For one, the team has lost six consecutive games, including Tuesday's doubleheader sweep by the legitimate Pittsburgh Pirates. A bigger loss, however...

    Blog | July 31, 2013
  12. Bits: Making sense of the Braves' offense

    Eric Karabell

    The Atlanta Braves head into the All-Star break with easily the largest division lead of any team in the game, up six games on the erratic Washington Nationals, but with serious issues offensively. Sunday's outfield starters were Jose Constanza, Reed...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  13. Gattis thriving in pinch-hitting role

    Buster Olney

    ATLANTA -- Braves slugger Evan Gattis has a total of two hits in 21 at-bats in June, so the threat of his impact on games probably outweighs his actual production. But the mere threat is tangible, maybe because rival pitchers, catchers and manager...

    Blog | June 16, 2013
  14. MLB Rookie Rankings: Puig rising

    Jim Bowden

    "Puig-mania" is alive and well in Los Angeles. Los Angeles Dodgers rookie Yasiel Puig has been in the big leagues for just a little more than a week, but he already has skyrocketed to the No. 2 spot on my Rookie Rankings after a historic debut wee...

    Blog | June 12, 2013
  15. Bits: Is it time to give up on B.J. Upton?

    Eric Karabell

    While many eyes in Monday's Atlanta Braves win over the Cincinnati Reds were on rookie catcher Evan Gattis making his debut in left field, the guy to his left handling center field continued to struggle and anger fantasy owners. B.J. Upton struc...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  16. B.J. Upton killing fantasy teams; two Boston Red Sox relievers pl...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell recaps Monday's games from a fantasy perspective, offering his take on B.J. Upton, the Red Sox closer situation and more.

    Blog | Conversation | May 07, 2013