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Feb 17, 2017
Rotoworld
Matt Kemp reported to Braves' camp in much better shape.
TalkingChop 6 hours ago
MLB Weekly Wrap: Like a kid at Christmas

MLB Weekly Wrap: Like a kid at Christmas

Pitchers and catchers reported last week. The start of spring training brings so much hope. Seeing reporters spend all last week blowing up Twitter and Instagram with photos and footage of pitchers and catchers reporting and position players arriving at camp early gives a tangible reminder that baseball season is upon us. Whether it’s seeing how in-shape Matt Kemp is or how out-of-shape and joyful Bartolo Colon is, those first few days allow the imagination to run wild. In a little over a month, you will actually be able to get home from a solid day of work, turn on the television and...
Tomahawk Take Feb 17, 2017

Atlanta Braves News: Afternoon Chop, Matt Kemp Looks Great, Sean Rodriguez Done For Season

MLB Trade Rumors Sean Rodriguez Likely To Miss 2017 Season After Shoulder Surgery Tomahawk Take Editor’s Note: The horrific Sean Rodriguez crash scene has been floating around the web for over two weeks now.  As news was breaking, first Rodriguez’s kids were injured and  then his wife.  We just heard Sean Rodriguez was involved, not […] Atlanta Braves News: Afternoon Chop, Matt Kemp Looks Great, Sean Rodriguez Done For Season - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - An Atlanta Braves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
CBS Local Feb 17, 2017
Report: Matt Kemp Arrives To Spring Training Looking Leaner

Report: Matt Kemp Arrives To Spring Training Looking Leaner

The Braves outfielder showed up for spring training in great shape for the upcoming season.
Rotoworld Feb 17, 2017

Matt Kemp reports to camp in great shape - Matt Kemp (OF) Atlanta Braves

Matt Kemp reported to Braves' camp in much better shape.
TalkingChop Feb 16, 2017
Atlanta Braves news and links: Bartolo Colon, Matt Kemp and Dave Stewart’s biggest regret

Atlanta Braves news and links: Bartolo Colon, Matt Kemp and Dave Stewart’s biggest regret

Plenty of Atlanta Braves news from Wednesday’s spring training workout. Braves news Sean Rodriguez undergoes shoulder surgery The Braves announced that Sean Rodriguez underwent shoulder surgery on Tuesday to repair a completely torn rotator cuff in his left shoulder. The operation was performed by famed orthopedist Dr. James Andrews. While the team didn’t release a timetable for Rodriguez’s return, the injury is expected to keep him out for the entire 2017 season. Braves Spring Training: What to watch for Talking Chop’s Scott Coleman takes a look at some of the biggest storylines...
Sacramento Bee Feb 16, 2017

Braves' Kemp impresses with leaner physique, then power-hitting display

It wasn't just that Matt Kemp shed some pounds during the offseason, it was that the Braves slugger redistributed, if you will, other pounds he retained. His waist, midsection and …
Sacramento Bee Feb 16, 2017

Armed with lessons from '16, Padres' Myers aiming for 40-40 season

Inside the Padres' clubhouse this spring, Wil Myers is occupying two adjacent lockers, a space that previously belonged to Matt Kemp and, before him, Carlos Quentin. The assignment is an …
Tomahawk Take Feb 15, 2017

Atlanta Braves’ First Full Day of Workouts; Bartolo, Dickey, Ender, Kemp

Still reeling in the excitement that is Spring Training, the Atlanta Braves held their first full day of team workouts. All Eyes were on Bartolo Colon, R.A. Dickey, Matt Kemp, and Ender Inciarte. One of the most fun parts of Atlanta Braves Spring Training, for me, is the introduction of the new players each year […] Atlanta Braves’ First Full Day of Workouts; Bartolo, Dickey, Ender, Kemp - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - An Atlanta Braves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Tomahawk Take Feb 15, 2017

Atlanta Braves Quick Hits: Spring Training, Matt Kemp, “Bartlanta”

Pitchers and Catchers Reported Tuesday Baseball season has officially arrived!  Pitchers and catchers reported to Atlanta Braves camp Tuesday and will have their first workout on Wednesday.  The rest of the team reports Friday, and the first full team workout will be on Saturday. Handshakes will be a common theme on Tuesday in the Braves clubhouse.  […] Atlanta Braves Quick Hits: Spring Training, Matt Kemp, “Bartlanta” - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - An Atlanta Braves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sacramento Bee Feb 14, 2017

Matt Kemp among Braves position players to arrive early

Matt Kemp was among the early arriving Braves position players Tuesday, the veteran left fielder rolling into ESPN Wide World of Sports around 11 a.m. on reporting day for the …

Padres spring training primer: Outfield

With pitchers and catchers set to report Tuesday, we’re providing an overview of each area of the Padres’ roster. Today, the outfield: 2016 recap The Padres shed arguably their two most burdensome contracts in July, shipping right fielder Matt Kemp to Atlanta and left/center fielder Melvin Upton...
Tomahawk Take Feb 3, 2017

Atlanta Braves, Matt Kemp Unveil the New Spring Training Caps

The Atlanta Braves unveiled the new hat the team will wear for 2017 Spring Training. It’s new, it’s fresh, and it’s flying off the virtual shelves. The Atlanta Braves announced they will be wearing a new hat this year in Florida for Spring Training. The unveiling went out on all their social media pages. The […] Atlanta Braves, Matt Kemp Unveil the New Spring Training Caps - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - An Atlanta Braves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
TalkingChop Jan 23, 2017
2017 Braves Positional Preview Series: The Outfield

2017 Braves Positional Preview Series: The Outfield

Ender Inciarte, Matt Kemp and Nick Markakis should be a productive trio this season The Atlanta Braves enter 2017 with reasons to be hopeful about the future of the franchise. A rebuilding process has taken place over the past two years, replenishing the minor league system and infusing the pipeline with scores of talented players. However, that took a toll on the big league club. After suffering through a pair of 95-plus loss seasons, the Braves seemed to turn the corner collectively in the second half of 2016. As they move into SunTrust Park and begin writing a new chapter in the...

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  • Matt Kemp

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  • Kurt Suzuki

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  • R.A. Dickey

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  • Julio Teheran

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  • Mike Foltynewicz

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  • Aaron Blair

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  • Tyler Flowers

    Kurt Suzuki and Braves complete $1.5 million, 1-year deal The Associated Press