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Nov 13, 2018
Braves News: Acuña Jr. named NL Rookie of the Year

Braves News: Acuña Jr. named NL Rookie of the Year

The Braves phenom capped off an incredible season by winning the prestigious Rookie of the Year Award. BRAVES NEWS Ronald Acuña Jr. wins NL Rookie of the Year award An incredible season from Ronald Acuña Jr. helped propel the Braves into the playoffs, and that playoff berth helped cement the young outfielder as the 2018 National League Rookie of the Year. Acuña finished ahead of Juan Soto of the Nationals by a wide margin, capturing 27 of 30 first-place votes. Comparing Ronald Acuña Jr. to other young stars historically When a player wins the Rookie of the Year award for either league...
Nov 8, 2018
Braves News: Realmuto, Swanson, Front Office

Braves News: Realmuto, Swanson, Front Office

The Braves were involved in a great deal of news on Wednesday, including a trade rumor and a significant front office hire. BRAVES NEWS Braves have ‘strong offer’ on the table for J.T. Realmuto, per report The Braves reportedly made an offer for Marlins catcher JT Realmuto according to Craig Mish, though two writers immediately tried to shoot down the rumors by reporting that no offer had been made. Who knows which way to lean, but this is the first big trade rumor of the offseason for Atlanta, so it is noteworthy regardless. Sources indicate the Braves have a strong offer on the...
Nov 6, 2018
Braves News: More accolades coming for Atlanta?

Braves News: More accolades coming for Atlanta?

The Braves had three Gold Glove winners announced on Sunday, and now have representatives among three finalists in the Rookie of the Year and Manager of the Year races. BRAVES NEWS Ronald Acuna Jr, Brian Snitker among BBWAA Award finalists The Braves have already been showered with hardware this offseason following the Gold Glove announcements on Sunday, and now have two more potential award winners. Outfielder Ronald Acuna is among three finalists for the National League Rookie of the Year Award after carrying Atlanta to a division title in 2018, while manager Brian Snitker has been...
Nov 1, 2018
Braves News: Acuna earns another Rookie of the Year Award

Braves News: Acuna earns another Rookie of the Year Award

The Braves phenom received his second such award on Wednesday, with only the BBWAA remaining. BRAVES NEWS Acuna earns Baseball Digest NL ROY honor Baseball Digest recognizes Acuna as its NL Rookie at the Year, with the 20-year-old receiving unanimous support from those who make up the voting contingent for the publication. Now the BBWAA results are the only remaining hurdle for Acuna to pull a clean sweep of the three awards. Should the Braves push to trade for Realmuto? Braves beat writer Mark Bowman writes that Atlanta should make a strong offer for Marlins catcher JT Realmuto this...
Oct 25, 2018
Braves News: Does Atlanta go big for Realmuto?

Braves News: Does Atlanta go big for Realmuto?

The Braves have big decisions to make this offseason, with the possibility of acquiring JT Realmuto chief among them. BRAVES NEWS Inbox: Who should Braves trade for Realmuto? Mark Bowman of MLB.com answers questions regarding JT Realmuto, Max Fried, Madison Bumgarner, and which under-the-radar players could be targeted by the Braves. Defensive wiz Pache relishing challenge of AFL Interview with outfielder Cristian Pache, the Braves’ fast-rising defensive star. The article also looks at how each Atlanta prospect is faring thus far in the Arizona Fall League. 2018 Atlanta Braves Player...
Oct 23, 2018
Braves News: World Series begins tonight

Braves News: World Series begins tonight

The World Series begins tonight, but do you even care? No, because the Braves have things to do. BRAVES NEWS 2018 Atlanta Braves Player Review: Touki Toussaint Touki Toussaint jumped three levels in 2018, cruising through the minor leagues before joining the big club in August. Read more about the season that was for Toussaint and what to expect for him going forward. 2018 Atlanta Braves Player Review: Max Fried Max Fried had an up-and-down season, and while he may not have made huge contributions in the regular season, he was chosen as part of the NLDS roster. That experience in the...
Oct 18, 2018
Braves News: Who are the key free agents for Atlanta?

Braves News: Who are the key free agents for Atlanta?

The Braves do not have the burden of re-signing any stars, but have multiple contributors who could be set to leave. BRAVES NEWS Markakis headlines list of Braves free agents MLB.com dives into the top free agents for all 30 teams: Atlanta Braves Key free agents: RHP Brad Brach, 1B Lucas Duda, 3B Ryan Flaherty, OF Nick Markakis, C Rene Rivera, RHP Anibal Sanchez, C Kurt Suzuki, LHP Jonny Venters Markakis was a valuable member of a youthful Braves club in 2018, providing veteran leadership and making the All-Star team for the first time in his career. Atlanta has a stellar farm system that...
Oct 16, 2018
Braves News: Snitker retained as manager, Hernandez removed as pitching coach

Braves News: Snitker retained as manager, Hernandez removed as pitching coach

The Braves made a slight change to their coaching staff on Monday, but the man at the helm will remain. BRAVES NEWS Braves announce extension for Brian Snitker After a season of surprises, exceeded expectations, and plenty of criticism, Brian Snitker will return as manager for the Braves in 2019. In fact, Atlanta awarded Snitker a deal that runs thru 2020 and includes a club option for 2021. Snitker has said on multiple occasions that he is a Brave, and that will remain true for at least the next two seasons. Was giving Brian Snitker an extension a good idea? Eric Cole poses the question,...

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