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  1. Know Your Enemy: Atlanta BravesRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Bleed Cubbie Blue

    ... his career back on track. It'll take more than a name change, I'm thinking. The bullpen is still anchored by Craig Kimbrel , who is probably the one guy the Braves should have traded, while he still is at or near peak value. They've accumulated a ...

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  2. Kimbrel uses changeup to keep mechanics in checkRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Atlanta Braves

    While catcher A.J. Pierzynski and opposing batters might have been impressed with the changeups Craig Kimbrel threw during Thursday's live batting-practice session, Braves pitching coach Roger McDowell chose to playfully jab his closer about this pitch that will likely not be used during the regular season. "It's nothing new," Kimbrel said.

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  3. Simmons sidelined on first day of full workoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... in Oakland and Detroit, caught Gonzalez's eye. Johnson is competing for a spot as a setup man for closer Craig Kimbrel. Gonzalez praised some players for spending time in winter ball. Among them were outfielder Zoilo Almonte, who played 13 games for ...

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  4. Atlanta Braves Morning Chop - Kimbrel, Callaspo, NRIsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Tomahawk Take

    Feb 23, 2015; Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA; Atlanta Braves assistant coach Charlie Leibrandt talks with pitcher Craig Kimbrel during spring training workouts at Champion Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports Yesterday we had some fun figuring out what the impact might be if Craig Kimbrel were to adopt a change-up as part of his already-intimidating pitch weaponry.

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  5. Braves daily news digest 2/27: Andrelton Simmons dealing with oblique strainRead the original story

    Yesterday | Talking Chop

    ... the infield, and even the bench. Because I think that position could affect how you want to use your bench." Craig Kimbrel looked sharp in Thursday's live batting-practice session and was toying around with a change-up which is a pitch he hasn't ...

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  6. Atlanta Braves shortstop Simmons slowed by oblique strainRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SavannahNow

    ... in Oakland and Detroit, caught Gonzalez's eye. Johnson is competing for a spot as a setup man for closer Craig Kimbrel. Gonzalez praised some players for spending time in winter ball. Among them were outfielder Zoilo Almonte, who played 13 games for ...

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  7. Braves' shortstop Simmons slowed by oblique strainRead the original story

    Yesterday | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... in Oakland and Detroit, caught Gonzalez's eye. Johnson is competing for a spot as a setup man for closer Craig Kimbrel. "Johnson's throwing well," Gonzalez said. "His ball was sinking and I liked what I saw." Gonzalez also noticed the hard-throwing ...

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  8. Kimbrel stands out in live batting-practice sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Atlanta Braves

    As the Braves completed their first full-squad workout on Thursday, Freddie Freeman was one of the position players who drew the unenviable task of facing Julio Teheran and Craig Kimbrel in a live batting-practice session. Live batting practice, especially during the early days of Spring Training, is essentially just an exercise that gives pitchers a chance to get a feel for pitching with a batter at the plate.

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  9. Is Craig Kimbrel Changing Up His Arsenal?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Tomahawk Take

    Aug 31, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Craig Kimbrel reacts after the final out during their 1-0 win over the Miami Marlins at Turner Field. Mandatory Credit: Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports You gotta love a guy who isn't satisfied just with being the best reliever on the planet.

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  10. Braves daily news digest 2/24: The Braves "are picking the Braves"Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Talking Chop

    Braves President of Baseball Operations John Hart has a pretty confident outlook on the Braves this offseason. Also, it appears that the team has no intention of moving Craig Kimbrel.

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  11. Atlanta Braves News: The Morning Chop - Bobby Cox Back In Camp, Freddie Freeman Takes SwingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Tomahawk Take

    Sep 23, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman hits a run scoring double against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the first inning at Turner Field. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports Tomahawk Take Editor's Note: David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal Constitution wrote an article yesterday stating that John Hart and the front office of the Atlanta Braves never talked about trading Craig Kimbrel or other "core players".

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  12. Hart says underdog Braves expect to contendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Atlanta Braves

    ... and leadership to a clubhouse that still includes Freddie Freeman , Andrelton Simmons , Julio Teheran and Craig Kimbrel , the three primary core members who will influence the club's present and future. "I don't think anybody came in with the idea ...

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  13. Gonzalez likes what he sees from Johnson early in campRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Atlanta Braves

    ... hemselves with the luxury of having him, Jason Grilli and Jose Veras serve as the primary setup men for closer Craig Kimbrel . Mark Bowman is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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  14. Braves open camp with uncertain expectationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... for the Braves. Mike Miner struggled last season, but youngsters David Hale and Alex Wood showed promise. Craig Kimbrel is a shutdown closer and the Braves' bullpen is one of the best in baseball. But the offense has to manufacture some runs and ...

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  15. Who are these guys? Know your 2015 Atlanta BravesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Alabama Live

    ... he did pitch. Minor was outstanding in 2013, and Braves are hoping former No. 1 pick finds that form again. Craig Kimbrel, RHP : Huntsville native is game's best closer, but it's anybody's guess how many save opportunities he'll get for team that ...

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  16. Brandon Beachy, a Fun Risk to TakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Lasorda's Lair

    ... from the shocking blow, and his closer role quickly deteriorated. Beachy allowed 2 runs in the game, but Craig Kimbrel made sure the Braves secured the win after Javy's scary ninth inning. It was one of those pivotal games which I will always ...

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  17. Braves open camp with prospects uncertain for 2015Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... for the Braves. Mike Miner struggled last season, but youngsters David Hale and Alex Wood showed promise. Craig Kimbrel is a shutdown closer and the Braves' bullpen is one of the best in baseball. But the offense has to manufacture some runs and ...

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  18. Braves start preseason of uncertaintyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | SavannahNow

    Atlanta pitcher Shelby Miller, center, stretches while talking with teammates, from left, Alex Wood, Craig Kimbrel and Braeden Schlehuber before a spring training workout Friday. KISSIMMEE, Fla.

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  19. Doug Melvin in no rush to name closerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... they're somewhat established. "( Jonathan ) Papelbon was very good last year and (the Phillies) didn't win. Craig Kimbrel was a lights-out closer and (the Braves) didn't win. So I try to not put so much emphasis on it, because there's so many other ...

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  20. Braves open camp with prospects uncertain for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    ... for the Braves. Mike Miner struggled last season, but youngsters David Hale and Alex Wood showed promise. Craig Kimbrel is a shutdown closer and the Braves' bullpen is one of the best in baseball. But the offense has to manufacture some runs and ...

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