LHP Drew Smyly, Braves agree to $11 million, 1-year contract

ATLANTA (AP) — Left-hander Drew Smyly became the first of the 181 free agents to switch teams when he agreed Monday to an $11 million, one-year contract with the Atlanta Braves, who bolstered a rotation that was depleted by injuries and disappointing performances.The 31-year-old pitched seven games last season for the San Francisco Giants, making…Continue Reading

Braves: 3 overpaid players we need to immediately break up with

WASHINGTON, DC – SEPTEMBER 12: Will Smith #51 of the Atlanta Braves pitches during a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on September 12, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images) Use your ← → (arrows) to browseAug 6, 2020; Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Atlanta Braves right fielder Nick Markakis (22)…Continue Reading

Braves’ Freddie Freeman wins NL MVP, White Sox’s Jose Abreu earns AL MVP

Nov. 12 (UPI) — Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman and Chicago White Sox slugger Jose Abreu won the 2020 Most Valuable Player awards Thursday night. Freeman captured the National League MVP Award after receiving 28 of the 30 first-place ballots in voting by members of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. He beat out…Continue Reading

Braves vs. Dodgers: NLCS Game 5 live stream, TV channel, prediction, odds, watch MLB playoffs online

The Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Dodgers are set to play Game 5 of the best-of-seven National League Championship Series on Friday night. The Braves took the first two games of the series, the Dodgers destroyed them in Game 3, but then the Braves answered right back with a convincing Game 4 victory. It’s 3-1…Continue Reading

Braves’ Bryse Wilson on Game 5 match-up against Clayton Kershaw: ‘For me, it’s just baseball’

Video Details Oct 16, 2020 at 12:39a ET | MLB | Duration: 5:43 Alex RodriguezAtlanta BravesBryse WilsonDavid OrtizFrank ThomasKen RosenthalKevin BurkhardtLos Angeles DodgersMLB Bryse Wilson joins Ken Rosenthal following the Atlanta Braves’ dominant bounce back performance versus the Los Angeles Dodgers. The MLB on FOX crew discusses Wilson’s Game 4 performance as his Braves took…Continue Reading

Braves’ Ronald Acuna Exits vs. Nationals After Suffering Apparent Ankle Injury

John Amis/Associated PressAtlanta Braves star Ronald Acuna Jr. was forced to leave Friday’s game after suffering a left foot injury. Acuna was helped off the field after fouling a ball off his foot in the top of the fourth inning against the Washington Nationals with the Braves trailing 5-0. FOX Sports: Braves @FOXSportsBravesRonald Acuña Jr. has to leave…Continue Reading

Report: Braves Don’t Plan to Change Name, Discussing Future of ‘Tomahawk Chop’

John Bazemore/Associated PressWhile Washington’s NFL team and Cleveland’s MLB team are considering changing their offensive nicknames, the Atlanta Braves are not entertaining the possibility of a new moniker.According to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, “The Braves do not intend to change their name, though discussions about the team’s use of the ‘Tomahawk Chop’ are ongoing,…Continue Reading