Matt Olson Traded To Atlanta Braves

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All-Star first baseman Matt Olson has been traded from the Oakland Athletics to the Atlanta Braves, per Jeff Passan. BREAKING: Atlanta and Oakland are in agreement on a trade that will send star first baseman Matt Olson to the Braves, sources familiar with the deal tell ESPN. — Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) March 14, 2022 In […] READ MORE


The Relief Pitcher: A Lack in Conversations

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There are two words that signify a special type of baseball player. Those words are relief pitcher One that is, at once, dependent and reliable, while in another sense, very fragile. Other types of players have multiple chances at both adulation when things go right and redemption when they don’t. For the relief pitcher, oftentimes, […] READ MORE


Braves vs Astros World Series Preview

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After a long marathon of a season, we have finally reached the Fall Classic. The 2021 MLB Postseason has been as extraordinary as usual, and now only two teams remain. The Atlanta Braves and the Houston Astros will meet in the 117th edition of the World Series. This is the Astros third World Series appearance […] READ MORE


Two 100-Game Winners in the NL West

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The National League West will likely have two 100-game winners in the division this season. The Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants are both on pace to have over 100 wins apiece. This is a feat that has taken place only four times since 1969. Before 1969, there were no divisions. The best team […] READ MORE


Braves by Decade: 1980s

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The 1980s were an interesting time, to say the least. In world politics, The Cold War was becoming rather lukewarm. The United States had entered the final stretch of its silent fight with the Soviet Union. In pop culture: guitar solos, humongous hair, and multicolored latex lit up the Sunset Strip. Bands like Van Halen, […] READ MORE


Braves by Decade: 1970s Braves

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The 1970s. An era of flashiness, yet also an era of subtlety. In politics and world history, the Cold War raged forward. The United States did battle with the Soviet Union in a number of rather unconventional ways. In society, the disco world was in full force. Shiny objects were the name of the game. […] READ MORE


Braves by Decade: 1960s Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves

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The 1960s was a time of revolutionary thinking. For better or worse, people the world over were changing their views. In 1963, a man named Martin Luther King, Jr. gave a legendary speech that sparked massive racial change. In the latter part of the decade came a radical movement for peace in Vietnam. The revolution […] READ MORE


Marlins Sign Ross Detwiler and Sandy Leon

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Miami Marlins Agree to Terms with Ross Detwiler and Sandy Leon  The Miami Marlins have been making subtle moves so far this offseason. The team’s latest moves came this past weekend when they agreed to terms with left-hander Ross Detwiler and catcher Sandy Leon. Both  additions do not alter the competitive landscape of the National League East to […] READ MORE


Top Five Moments in Atlanta Braves History: Part Two

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The history of the Atlanta Braves is rife with moments. Some, such as last year’s NLCS, fans don’t particularly enjoy but can accept and move on. Others, such as the infamous 2012 NL Wild Card Game, fans want to forget. Then, there are those discussed in the first part of this list. Those moments brought […] READ MORE


Freddie Freeman Continues His “Buzz” Around Baseball

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There has always been a buzz about Freddie Freeman. Whether it was his first tweet — “I’m baaaaaaaack!!!” on Jan. 22, 2013, or earning his National League MVP— something is a buzz about the Atlanta Braves first baseman. Growing up through the Braves farm system, Freeman has been a constant professional, and now the entire […] READ MORE