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  1. Pinnacle's Terry Turner on his vacation to Antarctica, baseball aspirationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Business Journal

    Terry Turner jokes he wanted to grow up to be the third baseman for the Atlanta Braves.

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  2. Veras confident in ability to win bullpen jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Atlanta Braves

    While Jason Grilli and Jim Johnson received guaranteed contracts after experiencing rough 2014 seasons, Jose Veras had to settle for a Minor League contract. But like Grilli and Johnson, Veras is a former closer who has come to Spring Training more than willing to accept the role to serve as a setup man for Braves closer Craig Kimbrel .

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

    Thursday Feb 26 | Erie Times News

    On the day of the team's first full-squad workout, Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez couldn't give a date when Simmons will be ready for exhibition games but said the injury wasn't serious. Simmons fielded balls during workouts Thursday but didn't hit or throw.

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  4. Pinnacle's Terry Turner on his vacation to Antarctica, baseball aspirationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Business Journal

    Terry Turner jokes he wanted to grow up to be the third baseman for the Atlanta Braves. It's a safe bet as a Braves fan he's happy Chipper Jones manned the position for nearly two decades instead.

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  5. Keystone competition one to monitor in campRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Atlanta Braves

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Jose Peraza will likely establish himself as Atlanta's starting second baseman and leadoff hitter at some point this season.

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  6. Buck Showalter indicates Nick Markakis told him his comments were taken out of contextRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... meant it," Showalter said. "Quite frankly, it's not a subject matter or a topic. Before his departure for the Atlanta Braves, Nick Markakis was one of the Orioles' most respected players because of the way he let his play on the field speak for him. ...

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

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    On the day of the team's first full-squad workout, Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez couldn't give a date when Simmons will be ready for exhibition games but said the injury wasn't serious. Simmons fielded balls during workouts Thursday but didn't hit or throw.

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  8. Throwback Thursday Special: the Atlanta Second SackersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Tomahawk Take

    Jul 2, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Braves second baseman Tommy La Stella flips the ball to second base for a force out after a diving stop against the New York Mets during the eighth inning at Turner Field. The Braves defeated the Mets 3-1.

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  9. Why some Braves fans hate Chris JohnsonRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Talking Chop

    ... as he does from me and those like me is because we are flawed human beings. Johnson, just like Upton, is an Atlanta Braves player who has never disgraced the city of Atlanta by being a criminal, cheating, bringing the game into disrepute or doing ...

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  10. 28 Year Old Braves FanRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Talking Chop

    I've lived in Alabama my entire life and have never considered myself a "fan" of either the Tide or the Tigers. When I tell that to other people they look at me like I told them I didn't really like Die Hard or think Froot Loops are overrated.

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  11. Braves daily news digest 2/26: Nick Markakis could miss Opening DayRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Talking Chop

    ... where I'm at." For those of you who aren't exactly fans of the media conglomerate that currently owns the Atlanta Braves, this won't exactly be the link for you to open up this morning. Liberty Media CEO Gregory B. Maffei stated that Liberty has no ...

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  12. Orioles' Adam Jones on Nick Markakis' comments: 'I'm glad he spoke out'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Baltimore Sun

    Orioles center fielder Adam Jones talked about former right fielder Nick Markakis' comments about his neck injury. Before his departure for the Atlanta Braves, Nick Markakis was one of the Orioles' most respected players because of the way he let his play on the field speak for him.

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  13. Peter Schmuck: Nick Markakis sounds angry at OriolesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Hometown Annapolis

    Nick Markakis Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis chases down a third-inning double by Kansas City's Billy Butler in Game 2 of the ALCS. Former Orioles outfielder Nick Markakis appeared to be striking out at the Orioles Wednesday when he told USA Today about the contract dispute that led to sign a four-year deal with the Atlanta Braves .

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  14. Scott ThormanRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Talking Chop

    Scott Thorman's 2nd Life Went down the ole Internet Archive rabbit hole today, and was looking at the old design of Talking Chop. As I perused some of the articles, many of the old top prospects lists and interviews were there.

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  15. Former Colerain Star still making big $$$$$$Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | 700WLW Cincinnati

    Roger McDowell is currently the pitching coach for the Atlanta Braves, but before he held that role he was a reliever for the New York Mets, which led to his guest appearance on one the most famous episodes of Seinfeld, "The Boyfriend." In the two-part episode Kramer and Newman accuse Mets first baseman Keith Hernandez of spitting on them after a game at Shea Stadium, but it is later revealed it was actually an angry McDowell.

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  16. Brave words: Wednesday, Feb. 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Atlanta Braves

    After welcoming Nick Markakis and Jonny Gomes to camp on Wednesday morning, the Braves completed their final workout for pitchers and catchers. The club will stage its first full-squad workout on Thursday.

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  17. Brandon Beachy SigningRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Talking Chop

    Fangraphs likes the signing of Beachy and thinks he has high upside. I'm more skeptical that he has much upside from his second TJS, but wish him the best.

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  18. Gonzalez expects 'controlled chaos' as camp fills upRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Atlanta Braves

    After spending the past few days watching a slew of pitchers' fielding drills and bullpen sessions, Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez is ready to take another step toward the regular season when he oversees his team's first full-squad workout on Thursday. Braves president of baseball operations John Hart said he usually likes to bring somewhere between 52-55 players to his big league camp.

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  19. Springtime Optimism ReportRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Talking Chop

    I know everyone is down on the Braves because of the Winter rebuild, but here are some Pollyanna predictions for the glass half full Braves fan... I realize these are all best case scenarios but they are not far fetched. Four out of the five guys have put up these numbers before and still haven't entered their "prime" years.

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  20. Braves spring training questions: Who takes over second base?Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Talking Chop

    The Braves have struggled to solidify second base for the better part of a decade, whether it was Marcus Giles , Kelly Johnson , Martin Prado , Omar Infante , Dan Uggla or someone else. Heading into the spring, the Braves have a ton of options for second base.

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