Jan 22, 2015, 8:36 PM EST
Gomes will likely be used as part of a left field platoon with Atlanta.
Jan 20, 2015, 9:27 PM EST
MLB.com beat writer Mark Bowman reports that the Braves are in pursuit of free agent Jonny Gomes as a potential left-field platoon mate with Zolio Almonte.
Jan 17, 2015, 6:24 PM EST
Unlike some players, Jason Heyward will still talk extension with the Cardinals once the season starts.
John Hart on the Braves: “We may not be the prettiest girl at the dance, but we’re going to be a lot of fun to dance with”
Jan 16, 2015, 8:50 AM EST
FanGraphs currently projects the Braves to have MLB’s second-worst record in 2015.
Jan 14, 2015, 1:40 PM EST
American League teams seem the most interested.
Dec 28, 2014, 6:05 PM EST
Cardinals manager Mike Matheny will likely bat Jason Heyward second behind Matt Carpenter to begin the 2015 season.
Dec 23, 2014, 1:13 PM EST
Walden’s deal also includes a team option for 2017, which would cover his first year of free agency.
Dec 13, 2014, 10:02 AM EST
A change in direction doesn’t bother Braves president John Hart.
Dec 8, 2014, 10:17 PM EST
Martinez was longtime friends with the deceased Cardinals outfielder and pleaded with Taveras not to drive on the night that he and his girlfriend died in a car crash.
Dec 1, 2014, 7:41 PM EST
The Braves shed some salary when they dealt Jason Heyward and Jordan Walden to the Cardinals last month and they could shed even more if they trade Justin Upton, but it appears that they are getting priced out of the mix.
Nov 23, 2014, 9:35 PM EST
The Braves have been shopping Justin Upton and the Rangers are interested.
Nov 21, 2014, 11:49 AM EST
And they want a lot for him.
Nov 20, 2014, 4:30 PM EST
Could a team that is unloading salary go nine-figures on an outfielder?
Nov 18, 2014, 8:14 PM EST
From Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish comes word that the Cardinals have cut ties with outfielder Shane Robinson, a fifth-round pick from the 2006 draft who has appeared in a total of 268 major league games.
Nov 18, 2014, 6:25 PM EST
Might the Cardinals be a darkhorse in the Jon Lester sweepstakes? Jim Bowden of ESPN and SiriusXM says they are “in pursuit,” citing a club source.
Nov 18, 2014, 9:18 AM EST
Matt Kemp? Nelson Cruz? Hanley Ramirez? Justin Upton? Can someone help me create a Boolean Expression here?
Nov 17, 2014, 4:53 PM EST
He says he wanted to say, the Braves said he didn’t.
Nov 17, 2014, 2:40 PM EST
Mueller resigned as the Cubs’ hitting coach in early October.
Nov 17, 2014, 1:17 PM EST
Fact: when your team is involved, you don’t have to immediately revert to objective analysis of the moves it makes.
Nov 17, 2014, 12:32 PM EST
Tyrell Jenkins and Jordan Walden, too.
Nov 13, 2014, 9:31 AM EST
Could that make this man their left fielder? And if so, are there enough antacids in the world for me to endure it?
Nov 5, 2014, 9:59 PM EST
The Rawlings Gold Glove Awards were announced Tuesday night on ESPN2. Fellow glove-maker Wilson got in on the act Wednesday on MLB Network, naming their own top defenders at each position along with an overall Defensive Player of the Year. That award went to Braves right fielder Jason Heyward …
Nov 4, 2014, 7:05 PM EST
The 2014 Rawlings Gold Glove Award recipients are being revealed during an hour-long special airing right now (7:00 p.m. ET) on ESPN2. We will list all of the winners here, position-by-position, as they are announced by the Baseball Tonight crew …
Oct 30, 2014, 7:24 PM EST
The Fielding Bible Awards are back. And they have an interesting wrinkle this time around.
Oct 26, 2014, 9:40 PM EST
Giancarlo Stanton will wear a helmet with a face mask after being hit in the face with a fastball back in September. He’s expected to be ready when spring training begins.
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