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Kris Willis / TalkingChop 20 hours ago
Braves come in at No. 16 in FanGraphs center field power rankings

Braves come in at No. 16 in FanGraphs center field power rankings

After not faring well in the corner outfield spots, the Atlanta Braves land at No. 16 in FanGraphs positional power rankings for center fielders. Ender Inciarte helped spark the Braves turnaround during the second half of the 2016 season both at the plate and with his glove. FanGraphs projects him at 2.6 Wins Above Replacement. The Braves signed Inciarte to a five-year extension in December after he established himself as much more than just an add on addition to the Shelby Miller/Dansby Swanson trade. FanGraphs author Dave Cameron suggests that Inciarte could be the center fielder for...
ATL All Day 4 hours ago

Atlanta Braves: Blaine Boyer Will Not Make Roster

Blaine Boyer has been competing for a bullpen spot in Atlanta Braves camp but was recently told by the front office he will not make the team. The Atlanta Braves bullpen competition hasn’t gone as planned this Spring with relievers struggling including Boyer. Boyer. Boyer came into camp with a good chance to make the […] Atlanta Braves: Blaine Boyer Will Not Make Roster - ATL All Day - ATL All Day - An Atlanta Sports Site - Falcons, Braves, Hawks, Dream, Georgia Bulldogs, Georgia State Panthers, Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and More

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Grand Rapids Press 23 hours ago
Matthew Boyd's grip on rotation spot tightens in Tigers' walk-off win over Braves

Matthew Boyd's grip on rotation spot tightens in Tigers' walk-off win over Braves

Left-hander pitches another five scoreless innings and now sports 21-to-0 strikeout-to-walk ratio in spring training. LAKELAND, Fla. - Matthew Boyd commanded the strike zone on the strength of his off-speed stuff Friday afternoon. As a result, the Detroit Tigers left-hander appears to be tightening his grip on a spot in the starting rotation. Boyd pitched five scoreless innings in the Tigers' 3-2, walk-off win over the Atlanta Braves in 10 innings at Joker Marchant Stadium. Forty-seven of his 60 pitches during the game went for strikes. Afterwards, he threw...
Grand Rapids Press Mar 23, 2017
Justin Verlander, Nicholas Castellanos shine in Tigers' 2-1 loss to Braves

Justin Verlander, Nicholas Castellanos shine in Tigers' 2-1 loss to Braves

Tigers ace turns in third straight dominant start, while third baseman continues making case for No. 2 spot in lineup. KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Generally, spring-training boxscores are not very helpful. Nor are they reliable if you're trying to glean something about a team or player. Sometimes, though, raw numbers do not lie. Nor does the eye test. The Detroit Tigers' Justin Verlander and Nicholas Castellanos are passing their Grapefruit League tests with flying colors these days. They both shined in the Tigers' 2-1 loss to the Atlanta Braves Thursday night at Champion...
Grand Rapids Press Mar 23, 2017
Tigers Gameday: Justin Verlander looks to keep rhythm in TV game vs. Braves

Tigers Gameday: Justin Verlander looks to keep rhythm in TV game vs. Braves

Tigers play Braves in of their next five games as spring training starts to wind down. KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Detroit Tigers fans were able to watch on TV as Ian Kinsler helped Jim Leyland-managed Team USA clinch the World Baseball Classic championship Wednesday night. Tonight, Tigers fans can watch Justin Verlander try to build upon what's been a strong spring for the ace right-hander. Verlander will make his sixth start of spring training as the Tigers take on the Atlanta Braves in a game televised on Fox Sports Detroit from the ESPN Wide World of Sports...
CBS Local Mar 22, 2017
Braves Notebook: Trade Rumors Persist with Opening Day Approaching

Braves Notebook: Trade Rumors Persist with Opening Day Approaching

The Braves continue to monitor the trade market as opening day nears.
SportsNet New York Mar 19, 2017

DeGrom getting stretched out as Mets near opening series vs. Braves

Jacob deGrom threw 5 1/3 innings in his longest Grapefruit League outing so far as the New York Mets near their opening series against the Atlanta Braves.
Grand Rapids Press Mar 16, 2017
Daniel Norris bears down, leads Tigers to win over Braves

Daniel Norris bears down, leads Tigers to win over Braves

Just because you score a run in the first doesnt mean theyre going to score again, Norris said. You can always bow your neck and accept the challenge. ORLANDO, Fla. -- Daniel Norris knows his line score wasn't as pretty on Thursday as it has been in previous spring appearances, but that's one of the reasons he was so satisfied with the outing. When things didn't go his way, he fought through it and got back into rhythm, leading the Detroit Tigers to a 5-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves at Champion Stadium. "Honestly, I would say I feel best about this start...
Sports Illustrated Mar 16, 2017

Life of Brian: After four decades of climbing, Snitker enjoying job as Braves manager

Brian Snitker didn't have a traditional route to becoming a major league manager, but he's making the most of his time leading the Atlanta Braves, and loving every minute of it.
Grand Rapids Press Mar 16, 2017
Tigers Gameday: Trying to extend rare winning streak

Tigers Gameday: Trying to extend rare winning streak

The Tigers beat the Braves 8-6 on Wednesday in Lakeland. ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Detroit Tigers have a two-game winning streak (or, if you prefer to count a tie, a four-game non-losing streak) for the first time in spring training. More importantly, the pitching woes that dominated the early part of camp have dissipated. Daniel Norris, perhaps the Tigers' most consistent starter this spring, will face the Atlanta Braves today at Champion Stadium in Orlando.  The Tigers beat the Braves 8-6 on Wednesday in Lakeland. Once again, it's expected to be unseasonably cold,...
Grand Rapids Press Mar 15, 2017
Tigers vs. Braves: Live stats, scoring, chat

Tigers vs. Braves: Live stats, scoring, chat

The teams will meet again in Orlando on Thursday. LAKELAND, Fla. -- It's cold in Florida, too. The Detroit Tigers open a two-game series against the Braves today with a game at Joker Marchant Stadium. The teams will meet again in Orlando on Thursday. The temperature was in the 40s for much of the morning, and it's not expected to get much higher than 65 today. A strong wind makes it feel more like April regular season baseball.  GAME INFORMATION Who: Detroit Tigers (5-12-2) vs. Atlanta Braves (6-11-1)When: 1:05 p.m.Where: Publix Field at Joker Marchant...
Newark Star-Ledger Mar 12, 2017

Yankees, Braves lineups for Sunday (with stats, scheduled relievers, reserves)

The Yankees are home in Tampa on Sunday for a 1 p.m. spring training game against the Atlanta Braves at Steinbrenner Field.
What have we learned in 2-8 start? Braves’ future looks bright

What have we learned in 2-8 start? Braves’ future looks bright

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Ten games into the spring-training schedule, the Braves had the worst record (2-8) in the majors. Their pitchers had the worst ERA (6.88) and worst opponents’ batting average (.320), and ...
Newark Star-Ledger Mar 1, 2017

Yankees' lineup vs. Braves; Dellin Betances making spring debut

Yankees starting lineup (with spring stats) plus extra players and relievers for their game Wednesday night against the Atlanta Braves.

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