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  1. 2015 Preview: Atlanta Braves

    Mar 27, 2015, 12:00 PM EDT

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    The Braves had one of the stranger off-seasons, both adding and subtracting players while also attempting to rebuild. How bad will they be in 2015?

  2. 2015 Preview: St. Louis Cardinals

    Mar 18, 2015, 7:47 PM EDT

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    The Cardinals have advanced to the NLCS in nine of the last 15 seasons — 2000, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014. Can this 2015 group follow in those footsteps?

  3. Theo Epstein fires back at Scott Boras over the Kris Bryant controversy

    Mar 18, 2015, 9:45 AM EDT

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    He’s not listening to agents or reporters on any of this. Nor should he.

  4. Jason Heyward happy for a fresh start with the Cardinals

    Mar 8, 2015, 11:07 PM EDT

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    Jason Heyward sounds like he’s pleased with the newest chapter in his career.

  5. Craig Kimbrel made up some clever t-shirts for the new-look Braves

    Feb 28, 2015, 4:19 PM EDT

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    After trading the likes of Justin Upton, Jason Heyward, and Evan Gattis as well as adding a handful of veteran free agents, the Braves have a ton of new faces in camp this spring.

  6. Eury Perez is early favorite to replace Melvin Upton in center field

    Feb 27, 2015, 10:55 PM EDT

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    Eury Perez is the early favorite to take over in center field while Melvin Upton recovers from a foot injury.

  7. Jason Heyward says the Braves limited his power by batting leadoff

    Feb 23, 2015, 12:30 PM EDT

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    He won’t be batting leadoff in St. Louis. He sounds happy about that.

  8. Freddie Freeman: “I think we’re going to surprise a lot of people.”

    Jan 31, 2015, 9:00 PM EDT

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    The Braves may have pawned off many of their productive players, but Freddie Freeman still thinks they’ll compete in 2015.

  9. Braves and Jonny Gomes agree to one-year deal

    Jan 22, 2015, 8:36 PM EDT

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    Gomes will likely be used as part of a left field platoon with Atlanta.

  10. Braves pursuing free agent outfielder Jonny Gomes

    Jan 20, 2015, 9:27 PM EDT

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    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.

  11. Jason Heyward open to signing an extension beyond Opening Day

    Jan 17, 2015, 6:24 PM EDT

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    Unlike some players, Jason Heyward will still talk extension with the Cardinals once the season starts.

  12. 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 EDT

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    FanGraphs currently projects the Braves to have MLB’s second-worst record in 2015.

  13. Report: Braves are still shopping Evan Gattis

    Jan 14, 2015, 1:40 PM EDT

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    American League teams seem the most interested.

  14. Mike Matheny likely to bat Jason Heyward second in Cardinals’ lineup

    Dec 28, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT

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    Cardinals manager Mike Matheny will likely bat Jason Heyward second behind Matt Carpenter to begin the 2015 season.

  15. Cardinals, Jordan Walden avoid arbitration with two-year deal

    Dec 23, 2014, 1:13 PM EDT

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    Walden’s deal also includes a team option for 2017, which would cover his first year of free agency.

  16. Braves president John Hart: “It’s not like I’m breaking up the ’27 Yankees”

    Dec 13, 2014, 10:02 AM EDT

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    A change in direction doesn’t bother Braves president John Hart.

  17. Carlos Martinez will wear No. 18 to honor Oscar Taveras

    Dec 8, 2014, 10:17 PM EDT

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    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.

  18. The Braves appear to be a long shot for free agent left-hander Jon Lester

    Dec 1, 2014, 7:41 PM EDT

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    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.

  19. Rangers have spoken with the Braves about Justin Upton

    Nov 23, 2014, 9:35 PM EDT

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    The Braves have been shopping Justin Upton and the Rangers are interested.

  20. The Braves are a “dark horse” for Yasmany Tomas

    Nov 20, 2014, 4:30 PM EDT

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    Could a team that is unloading salary go nine-figures on an outfielder?

  21. Cardinals release outfielder Shane Robinson

    Nov 18, 2014, 8:14 PM EDT

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    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.

  22. Cardinals reportedly joining pursuit of Jon Lester

    Nov 18, 2014, 6:25 PM EDT

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    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.

  23. Rosenthal: “The Mariners are going to do something”

    Nov 18, 2014, 9:18 AM EDT

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    Matt Kemp? Nelson Cruz? Hanley Ramirez? Justin Upton? Can someone help me create a Boolean Expression here?

  24. Post trade spin from Jason Heyward and John Hart

    Nov 17, 2014, 4:53 PM EDT

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    He says he wanted to say, the Braves said he didn’t.

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