Most Home Runs by Left-Hitting Catchers in MLB History

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Left-hitting catchers are very rare in baseball. Benny Distefano, who threw and bat left, was the last true left-handed catcher to play in the majors, caught three games for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Before Distefano, there were a handful of lefty-hitting catchers. But, only five players who have spent their careers behind the plate have finished […] READ MORE


Atlanta Braves by Decade: 2000s, Part Two

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While the 2000s rolled merrily along, Major League Baseball continued to search for a dominant franchise. The New York Yankees were suddenly challenged. Their archrivals, the Boston Red Sox, won the 2004 World Series. It was their first title since 1918. Other teams like the Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals, and Detroit Tigers rose to […] READ MORE


Reliving History: 2017 World Series Game Seven

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For the final installment of this Reliving History Series, it’s time to head back to Game Seven of the 2017 World Series. The series clinching game between the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers wasn’t the thriller that Games Two and Five were. However, for various reasons, it is a game that will never […] READ MORE


Atlanta Braves Top Five Moments From 2019

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Although the 2019 season ended with a disappointing first-round exit for the Atlanta Braves, it was yet another year filled with plenty of exciting moments. The Braves finished the season with their best regular-season record since 2003 (97-65) and won their second straight NL East title. With flashy, young superstars like Ronald Acuña Jr. and […] READ MORE


Brian McCann Announces Retirement from Baseball

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Brian McCann Announces Retirement from Baseball Just minutes after a disappointing 13-1 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Five of the NLDS, Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann announced his retirement from baseball. Kelsey Wingert of Fox Sports South was the first to report the news. “This is everything that I wanted to do,” […] READ MORE


Alex Anthopoulos Deserves Credit for Atlanta Braves Success

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On November 13th, 2017, the Atlanta Braves announced that Alex Anthopoulos would become the teams next General Manager and executive vice president. This move came shortly after former Braves GM John Coppolella resigned after committing several infractions regarding the signings of international players. Coppolella was banned from Major League Baseball for life. Despite finishing the […] READ MORE


Fantasy Baseball Players Need to Notice Adam Duvall

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The Atlanta Braves placed Nick Markakis on the 10-day IL with a fractured wrist on July 27th. With the outfielder out approximately six to eight weeks, the Braves called up veteran outfielder and first baseman Adam Duvall from the Triple-A Gwinnett Stripers. Due to his career and current season statistics, fantasy players need to take […] READ MORE



Atlanta Braves Lose Brian McCann to Injured List

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Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann has been placed on the 10-day injured list after suffering a right hamstring strain in a 4-2 loss to the Miami Marlins on Saturday. The Braves called up catching prospect Alex Jackson to take McCann’s spot on the 25-man roster. The Braves today placed C Brian McCann on the 10-day […] READ MORE


Brian McCann Hoping for Bounce-Back Year

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Coming off his least productive season to date in 2018, Brian McCann will be hoping for a bounce-back year with his hometown Atlanta Braves in 2019. The 35-year old catcher will also be seeking to return to full strength in the 2019 campaign. As much of his struggles in 2018 were due to knee troubles. […] READ MORE