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TalkingChop Nov 24, 2021
Atlanta Braves News: Austin Riley Wins First Team ALL-MLB, Non-Tender Deadline Moved Up, Plus More

Atlanta Braves News: Austin Riley Wins First Team ALL-MLB, Non-Tender Deadline Moved Up, Plus More

Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports Tuesday was a day full of awards, both in terms of recognition and financial gain. The 2021 All-MLB team was announced on Tuesday, with many of the game’s biggest names being recognized for their outstanding production during the 2021 season. Similar to how many Braves were included among the Gold Glove and Silver Slugger award winners, four Atlanta ballplayers were also announced among the MLB’s best performers from last season. Freddie Freeman, Ozzie Albies, and Max Fried all earned second-team honors at their respective positions....
TalkingChop Nov 23, 2021
Austin Riley takes home first-team All-MLB honors

Austin Riley takes home first-team All-MLB honors

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/ Freddie Freeman, Ozzie Albies were second team selections The winners of the third-annual All-MLB team were announced Tuesday and the Atlanta Braves were well represented. Austin Riley took home first team honors at third base while Freddie Freeman, Ozzie Albies and Max Fried were all voted to the second team. The winners were determined with 50% of the vote coming from fans and 50% coming from a panel of experts. Riley had a breakout season in 2021 hitting .303/.367/.531 with 33 home runs and 107 RBI. He added two more homers and hit...
TalkingChop Nov 20, 2021
Braves News: Ozzie Albies Brings Home Heart & Hustle Award

Braves News: Ozzie Albies Brings Home Heart & Hustle Award

John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports Albies is the first ever Brave to earn this award. The roster moves were paused and celebrations ramped up again as Ozzie Albies won the 2021 Heart and Hustle Award from the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association on Friday. Your 2021 overall Heart & Hustle Award winner: @ozzie! pic.twitter.com/dVs6dKVaqH— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) November 19, 2021 The MLBPAA gives this award annually to an active player who “embodies the values, spirit and tradition of the game.” Albies is the perfect embodiment of this award;...
TalkingChop Nov 19, 2021
Ozzie Albies wins 2021 MLBPAA Heart & Hustle Award

Ozzie Albies wins 2021 MLBPAA Heart & Hustle Award

Photo by Carmen Mandato/ The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association announced Friday that Atlanta Braves second baseman Ozzie Albies is the overall winner of the 2021 Heart and Hustle Award. We are proud to announce the 2021 overall Heart and Hustle Award winner, Ozzie Albies! pic.twitter.com/d7qGJk2rLE— MLBPAA (@MLBPAA) November 19, 2021 The award is given to active players “who demonstrate a passion for the game of baseball and best embody the values, spirit and tradition of the game.” Albies turned in a banner season for the Braves in 2021...
TalkingChop Nov 12, 2021
Braves News: Multiple Braves earn Silver Sluggers

Braves News: Multiple Braves earn Silver Sluggers

Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports The winners of the 2021 Silver Slugger Award were announced yesterday, and four Atlanta Braves earned this achievement for their spectacular offensive performances this season. First time winners of the award were third baseman Austin Riley and pitcher Max Fried. With this win, Riley joins Chipper Jones as the only Braves third basemen to win a Silver Slugger. First baseman Freddie Freeman and second baseman Ozzie Albies were also recipients of the award, marking this their third and second win, respectively. Every infielder finished the...
TalkingChop Nov 11, 2021
Freddie Freeman, Ozzie Albies, Austin Riley and Max Fried take home Silver Slugger Awards

Freddie Freeman, Ozzie Albies, Austin Riley and Max Fried take home Silver Slugger Awards

Photo by Elsa/ Freeman wins his third straight! The Atlanta Braves may have been shutout of the BBWAA Awards for the 2021 season but they are taking home four 2021 Silver Slugger Awards. Freddie Freeman, Ozzie Albies, Austin Riley and Max Fried were all announced as winners Thursday on MLB Network. Freeman overcame a slow start to capture his third straight Silver Slugger Award. Albies is a two-time winner while Riley joins Chipper Jones as the only other Braves third baseman to take home the honor. Fried wins what could possibly be the final Silver Slugger Award ever...
TalkingChop Nov 10, 2021
Braves have six finalists for 2021 All-MLB team

Braves have six finalists for 2021 All-MLB team

Photo by Carmen Mandato/ Voting is underway now! The finalists for the 2021 All-MLB team were announced Wednesday night on the MLB Network. The Atlanta Braves are well represented with six finalists including Freddie Freeman, Ozzie Albies, Austin Riley, Adam Duvall, Max Fried and Charlie Morton. Fan voting is underway now at MLB.com and will continue through 5 p.m. on Friday, November 19. The winners will be announced on November 23. Here is a look at the full list of the finalists: Catcher: Salvador Perez, Buster Posey, Yasmani Grandal, Willson Contreras, J.T....
DodgerBlue.com Nov 3, 2021
Kenley Jansen, Vin Scully Congratulate Ozzie Albies & Braves On Winning 2021 World Series

Kenley Jansen, Vin Scully Congratulate Ozzie Albies & Braves On Winning 2021 World Series

The Los Angeles Dodgers went into the 2021 season among the World Series favorites and their odds to repeat...
TalkingChop Nov 2, 2021
Brian Snitker on lineup changes, bullpen games ahead of Game 6

Brian Snitker on lineup changes, bullpen games ahead of Game 6

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/ Ozzie Albies is hitting seventh for the Braves Tuesday. One win away from their first World Championship in over 20 years, the Atlanta Braves will shake up their lineup ahead of Game 6 dropping Ozzie Albies from the third spot in the order to seventh. Brian Snitker was asked about the change and said that they just wanted to change the look. “I talked to him yesterday before we left, just change the look a little bit, which we’ve done in the past,” Snitker said of the decision to drop Albies. Albies is just 3-for-18 in the series and is...
TalkingChop Nov 2, 2021
Jorge Soler in at DH, Ozzie Albies hitting seventh for Braves in Game 6

Jorge Soler in at DH, Ozzie Albies hitting seventh for Braves in Game 6

Photo by Rob Tringali/MLB Photos via Atlanta is shaking things up. The 2021 World Series shifts to Minute Maid Park for Game 6 between the Atlanta Braves and the Houston Astros. The Braves have a 3-2 edge in the series and need just one win to secure their first championship since 1995. Max Fried will be on the mound for Atlanta while Houston will go with Luis Garcia on short rest. Brian Snitker made some changes to the Braves’ lineup for Game 6. Eddie Rosario will lead off and be in left field. Jorge Soler will DH and hit second. Ozzie Albies, who is 3-for-18 in...
TalkingChop Oct 31, 2021
Braves squander early lead in 9-5 loss to Astros

Braves squander early lead in 9-5 loss to Astros

Photo by Elsa/ The series shifts back to Houston. The Atlanta Braves jumped out to an early lead in Game 5 but watched it slip away in a 9-5 loss to the Houston Astros. Atlanta still holds a 3-2 edge in the series which will resume Tuesday in Houston. The Braves needed to put some pressure on the Astros and Framber Valdez and they did just that in the first. Jorge Soler singled off the glove of Alex Bregman to get things started. After a fly out by Freddie Freeman, Ozzie Albies grounded into a fielder’s choice but beat the relay throw at first to prolong the inning....
TalkingChop Oct 29, 2021
Braves News: Gold Glove Award finalists announced, Padres hire manager and more

Braves News: Gold Glove Award finalists announced, Padres hire manager and more

Photo by Michael Starghill/MLB Photos via News and notes from Thursday’s off day. The World Series resumes tonight at Truist Park with Game 3 featuring a pitching matchup between Ian Anderson and Luis Garcia. We will have you covered in the lead up to the first pitch so be sure to check back throughout the day. Braves News Freddie Freeman, Ozzie Albies, Adam Duvall and Max Fried were all announced as Gold Glove Award finalists. The Braves rookie left-hander Tucker Davidson was added to Atlanta’s World Series roster replacing the injured Charlie Morton. Our own...

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