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Braves Journal Oct 1, 2017

Braves 8, Marlins 5

Fin, fin, fin. The lights come up on another season of Braves baseball, and the audience leaves to a happy ending – in the sense that “Titanic,” let’s say, had a happy ending. The Braves break a 6 game losing streak to finish at 72 – 90. Kurt Suzuki‘s 19th home run of the season opened […]
TalkingChop Oct 1, 2017
Braves vs Marlins final score: Atlanta wraps up season with 8-5 win

Braves vs Marlins final score: Atlanta wraps up season with 8-5 win

Braves go out on a winning note. A four-run seventh inning helped the Atlanta Braves end the 2017 season on a good note with an 8-5 win over the Miami Marlins. The Braves struck first in the third as Ozzie Albies doubled to lead off the inning and scored on Kurt Suzuki’s 19th home run of the season to put Atlanta on top 2-0. Freddie Freeman followed with his second triple of the season and scored on a ground out by Nick Markakis. Max Fried got the start for Atlanta and was locked in early. He struck out five straight between the second and third innings however, things went sideways for...
Tomahawk Take Sep 29, 2017

Atlanta Braves lose to Miami Marlins, but who’s counting wins and losses anymore?

Braves battle, but fall to Marlins…6-5 We saw some positive things out of the Atlanta Braves on Friday night…such as Ozzie Albies batting leadoff and going 3-5 with two runs scored and one RBI, as well as Kurt Suzuki going 3-5 at the plate.  But than a few bad things…such as giving up six runs […] Atlanta Braves lose to Miami Marlins, but who’s counting wins and losses anymore? - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - An Atlanta Braves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
TalkingChop Sep 25, 2017
Talking Chop Podcast Episode 83: One week to go

Talking Chop Podcast Episode 83: One week to go

Carlos Collazo joins us. Happy Monday! The Atlanta Braves have one week of baseball left in 2017 and we’re here to make the most of it. Episode 83 of the Talking Chop podcast features a visit from old pal Carlos Collazo of Baseball America and topics include the following: Will the Braves exceed preseason expectations from a final record standpoint? Brian Snitker’s status remains unclear, even after a meeting with Atlanta’s brass R.A. Dickey hinted at retirement but, if he wants to play, should the Braves bring him back? Kurt Suzuki and Tyler Flowers have been fantastic Ozzie Albies...
TalkingChop Sep 24, 2017
GameThread, 9/24/2017: Phillies @ Braves

GameThread, 9/24/2017: Phillies @ Braves

Nick Pivetta vs. Luiz Gohara It’s happening. Today's Lineups PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES ATLANTA BRAVES Cesar Hernandez - 2B Ender Inciarte - CF Aaron Altherr - CF Johan Camargo - 2B Nick Williams - RF Freddie Freeman - 1B Rhys Hoskins - LF Nick Markakis - RF Tommy Joseph - 1B Kurt Suzuki - C Maikel Franco - 3B Rio Ruiz - 3B J.P. Crawford - SS Dansby Swanson - SS Jorge Alfaro - C Jace Peterson - LF Nick Pivetta - RHP Luiz Gohara - LHP Camargo in lieu of Albies, Freeman’s back, Inciarte still leading off in search of 200 hits.
TalkingChop Sep 24, 2017
Atlanta Braves News: Braves sign Kurt Suzuki for another year

Atlanta Braves News: Braves sign Kurt Suzuki for another year

The Braves locked down Kurt Suzuki for 2018 and signed a new prospect out of Korea. Braves news The Braves rally late to beat the Phillies 4-2 The Braves used some strong pitching and a late rally capped off by Johan Camargo to beat the Phillies 4-2. Rio Ruiz hit a homer off of a lefty and Julio Teheran was excellent in his 7 innings of work. The future of Brian Snitker remains a hot topic There has been a lot of Brian Snitker news and speculation over the last couple of days and it sounds like things should be getting resolved soon. This report from yesterday indicates that Brian...
Suzuki agrees to one-year, $3.5 million deal with Braves

Suzuki agrees to one-year, $3.5 million deal with Braves

ATLANTA (AP) Catcher Kurt Suzuki and the Atlanta Braves agreed to a $3.5 million, one-year contract for 2018.
Washington Times Sep 23, 2017

Suzuki agrees to one-year, $3.5 million deal with Braves

ATLANTA (AP) - Catcher Kurt Suzuki and the Atlanta Braves agreed to a $3.5 million, one-year contract for 2018. The 33-year-old has a career-high 18 homers, and the Braves value his work with young starting pitchers. "You can see the potential and a lot of positives coming out of this," ...
Tomahawk Take Sep 23, 2017

Atlanta Braves Sign Kurt Suzuki to 1-Year Extension

For 2018, the Atlanta Braves will continue to stick with one of this season’s best MLB catching duo. Some awesome news for today as the Atlanta Braves have signed Kurt Suzuki to a 1 year, $3.5 million extension for the 2018 season. After having a career year offensively, many thought Suzuki was going to enter the market […] Atlanta Braves Sign Kurt Suzuki to 1-Year Extension - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - An Atlanta Braves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
MLB Daily Dish Sep 23, 2017
Braves sign Kurt Suzuki to 1-year, $3.5 million extension

Braves sign Kurt Suzuki to 1-year, $3.5 million extension

The Braves will retain Kurt Suzuki for the 2018 season. The Braves have signed catcher Kurt Suzuki to a one-year contract extension worth $3.5 million. The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal first reported the deal’s completion on Saturday, while MLB.com’s Mark Bowman first reported that a deal was close. Suzuki, 33, has bounced back in a major way while splitting time behind the plate with Tyler Flowers this season. In 287 plate appearances, the former All-Star has a .271/.343/.525 slash line with a career-high 18 home runs while also grading out as a solid defender. It’s safe to say the...
TalkingChop Sep 23, 2017
Braves reportedly re-sign Kurt Suzuki on one-year, $3.5 million deal

Braves reportedly re-sign Kurt Suzuki on one-year, $3.5 million deal

On Friday, Kurt Suzuki hit two home runs. On Saturday, he received a two-million dollar pay raise for 2018 from the Braves. 2017 has been a resurgent season for Kurt Suzuki, as he’s been very productive at the plate as part of what’s been a very good catching platoon with Tyler Flowers. There has been plenty of speculation as to whether or not the Braves would decide to go to that well again for 2018, and it appears likely that they’ll do it again next year. Braves beat writer Mark Bowman reported that the Braves were close to signing Kurt Suzuki to a one-year deal, then Ken Rosenthal...
TalkingChop Sep 23, 2017
Atlanta Braves News: Big changes potentially on the horizon for the Braves

Atlanta Braves News: Big changes potentially on the horizon for the Braves

Lots going on for the Braves as there could be several changes coming for the Braves Atlanta Braves news Braves remember how to beat the Phillies, then do so Sean Newcomb pitched well, Kurt Suzuki hit two homers to continue his hot streak, and the offense jumped all over the Phillies early as the Braves notched their 69th win of the year (obligatory “nice” here). RA Dickey could retire after the the season After a start where he had his knuckleball working, RA Dickey gave some hints that his career may be coming to an end. While some have speculated that the Braves could easily pick...

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