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The team announced the naming-rights deal at a ceremony Tuesday to officially break ground on the 41,500-seat stadium, which is scheduled to open in 2017. The festivities - including Major League Baseball's next commissioner, Rob Manfred, and Hall of Famer Hank Aaron - took place in a tent situated in the middle of the massive construction zone.
Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman and his manager Fredi Gonzalez both displayed some frustration when they were ejected by plate umpire Tim Timmons during Monday night's series opener against the Nationals at Turner Field. Freeman was tossed when he slammed his bat and broke it in objection to a called third strike Timmons awarded Stephen Strasburg to end the sixth inning.
It's been a fun ride, guys , but it looks like you can close the books on the Braves in 2014. This series preview is going to differ a bit from most, because while most have been looking forward to what the opponent is bringing to the table over the next 3-4 games, what we have here is a preview to what is left for the Braves to try in 2014 to help prepare for the future.
Colby Lewis pitched seven innings for his 10th victory, Luis Sardinas doubled his career total with four RBIs and the last-place Texas Rangers finished off a three-game sweep with a 10-3 win Sunday. "It happens.
Atlanta Top 1st - UMPIRES: Home,Tony Randazzo; First, Adrian Johnson; Second, Mike Everitt; Third, Bill Miller; - Emilio Bonifacio flied out to center. None on with one out and Philip Gosselin due up.
Chris Blythe, left, and Jackie Brown participated in the Swim to Alligator Lighthouse as a relay team last year, but this time they are each doing it solo. "> Chris Blythe, left, and Jackie Brown participated in the Swim to Alligator Lighthouse as a relay team last year, but this time they are each doing it solo.
The Atlanta Braves slogged through another night of frustrating baseball as the offense failed to score runs to support another dominant start by Alex Wood . What follows will be a complete summary of the action but really this tweet by Kevin McAlpin sums it all up: Alex Wood has made 8 starts where he's gone 7+ IP and allowed 1 ER or none.
The arms: In the eighth, RHP Phil Klein struck out Chris Johnson to end the inning with two runners on base. Klein got his first major-league win.
A trip to Texas, though, may be just the cure they need. The playoff hopeful Braves will begin a three-game series against the woeful Rangers on Friday at Globe Life Park.
Aug 10, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman prepares to bat against Washington Nationals starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez in the first inning of their game at Turner Field. The Braves won 3-1.
With just over two weeks remaining in the MLB season, the list of teams in contention for a spot in the postseason has sufficiently solidified. That means that we can begin the process of ranking their lineups and starting rotations.
Fredi Gonzalez cannot explain why the Braves have done so well against Stephen Strasburg. The Atlanta manager is just glad his team beat the Washington ace once again.
Sep 10, 2014; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Nationals left fielder Kevin Frandsen throws out Atlanta Braves left fielder Justin Upton during the ninth inning at Nationals Park. The Braves won 6-2.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 11:49 am
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