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La Russa Agile Innovation #13 of 17: Channeling Pressure to Ease Pressure
What do Hall of Fame baseball managers like Connie Mack & John McGraw have in common with today's business leaders? Why are baseball managers better role models for management than corporate heroes like Jack Welch, Jamie Dimon & Bill Gates? And just what does Peter Drucker have to do with Oriole ex-manager Earl Weaver? Management consultant & ... (more)
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Craig Kimbrel on Aroldis Chapman: 'He's ridiculous'
Craig Kimbrel on Aroldis Chapman: 'He's ridiculous' Braves closer Craig Kimbrel talked about how impressed he was watching Reds closer Aroldis Chapman over the weekend Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1p9qGNs Atlanta Braves closer Craig Kimbrel, one of the best closers in baseball every season since he won National League ... (more)
Braves Daily News Digest: 8/25
After being silenced in a 1-0 loss on Saturday, the Braves came up short again on Sunday, despite a late rally.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Braves offense lifeless in 1-0 loss.
The Braves lineup on Saturday night featured six hitters who are hitting below league average this season and gave the most at bats to Emilio Bonifacio and Andrelton Simmons .
Walden checks in with injured friend Richards
After Angels right-hander Garrett Richards' left knee buckled beneath him as he ran to cover first base on Wednesday against the Red Sox, causing him to be carted off the field in a stretcher, he received a text message from a good friend who happens to be a big league pitcher himself.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Knoxville News Sentinel
Upton's HR sends Braves over Reds 3-1 in 12th
Justin Upton hit a two-run homer in the 12th inning Friday night, rallying the Atlanta Braves to a 3-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds after left-hander Mike Minor came up four outs short of a no-hitter.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Pirates finally end losing streak by walking off against Braves
The Pirates got seven good innings from a returning Gerrit Cole and a key error from Justin Upton as they walked off against the Braves Wednesday, winning 3-2 and finally stopping their seven-game losing streak.
Oakland Athletics Week 20 Review
I'm going to keep this short, for two reasons. First, I was without Internet for a large percentage of this week due to a local power outage and so this is simply out of date now.
Atlanta Braves News: Morning Chop and Box Score 8/20
May 5, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Aaron Harang pitches in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Turner Field.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Atlanta Braves: Projecting Craig Kimbrel's legacy
There's no such thing a true, 100% automatic closer. However, the closest thing in today's game would have to be Craig Kimbrel of the Atlanta Braves.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
The Curious Case Of Chris Johnson
Chris Johnson signed a contract extension and then proceeded to stink up the joint immediately after signing.
Yanks Go Yard
Bomber Bites With Jumping Joe-David Robertson Set Up for Huge Payday
Aug 4, 2014; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees relief pitcher David Robertson pitches against the Detroit Tigers during the ninth inning of a game at Yankee Stadium.
Freddie Freeman mad that GN'R's "Welcome to the...
On Saturday the Braves did a throwback night to 1914. As part of it they nixed all of the loud music from over the P.A. including walkup music for the hitters and run-in music for closer Craig Kimbrel , relying on organ music instead.
Atlanta Braves: Those Players Trying to Save Their Jobs for 2015
Through a down second half , the Atlanta Braves are not out of the 2014 playoff picture just yet, but it couldn't hurt to take a first peek at some possible roster moves for 2015.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Upton's 2-run HR helps Braves top Lester, A's 4-3
The Braves swept the three-game series, leaving the A's with a five-game losing streak, their longest of the season.
Minor outduels Lester as Braves sweep A's
If this was a glimpse of what Mike Minor might have to offer over the next six weeks, the Braves truly did have reason to escape their series against the A's with great optimism about what lies ahead for the remainder of this season.
Freddie Freeman: Braves needed to ditch throwback theme for Kimbrel
The Braves traveled to 1914 with their turn-back-the-clock promotion Saturday. First baseman Freddie Freeman wanted to fast-forward to the present in a key spot in the game.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
The News Tribune
Recap: Atlanta vs. Oakland
Chris Johnson went 3-for-4 with a pair of RBI as the Atlanta Braves handed the suddenly slumping Oakland Athletics a fourth straight loss, a 4-3 setback at Turner Field.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Gosselin starts as Simmons sits after dental work
Phil Gosselin got the start at shortstop for Atlanta on Friday night as the Braves opened their weekend series with the Oakland A's at Turner Field.
Braves players take Ice Bucket Challenge
The Ice Bucket Challenge is the hottest trend around the sports and entertainment world right now ... or is it the coolest? Friday afternoon at Turner Field, Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman, and several of his teammates, took turns participating in the charitable pursuit, in which they get an ice-filled cooler dumped over their heads.