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Brian McCann Officially Declines Atlanta Braves’ Qualifying Offer
November 12th, 2013 at 8:24 AM
It's not exactly surprising, but Brian McCann turned down the Atlanta Braves' one-year qualifying offer worth $14.1 million on Monday, braves.com reports. Reports continue to circulate predicting McCann will land a deal somewhere between $75-100 million, but they all agree that McCann will likely be secure in his new place of...

Brian McCann Reportedly Favors Texas Rangers in Free Agency
November 11th, 2013 at 7:58 AM
Atlanta Braves free agent catcher Brian McCann is leaning toward signing with the Texas Rangers, multiple sources report. g Along with the Rangers, who are likely to lose A.J. Pierzynski via free agency, McCann also likes the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees. "We're very early in the process. Brian is exploring his...

Brian McCann Could End up with New York Yankees
November 9th, 2013 at 8:15 AM
The Atlanta Braves have made a $14.1 million qualifying offer to Brian McCann, but the veteran catcher will make a lot more than that on the free agent market, and it seems pretty likely he'll end up with the New York Yankees. NJ.com reports that the Yankees are already in preliminary...

Atlanta Braves Make Qualifying Offer to Brian McCann, Regular Offer to Tim Hudson
November 5th, 2013 at 7:56 AM
The Atlanta Braves once again made an expected move Monday when they made Brian McCann a one-year qualifying offer. The only other eligible player for a qualifying offer the Braves had last year was Tim Hudson, but the Braves only made him a standard one-year offer.   #Braves have made a qualifying...

Boston Red Sox David Ortiz First Confirmed Steroid User Since Manny Ramirez to Win World Series MVP
October 31st, 2013 at 8:13 AM
David Ortiz had a pretty immaculate performance in the six-game World Series win by the Boston Red Sox, and he joined the elite ranks of World Series MVP, becoming the first confirmed steroid user to win the award since Manny Ramirez in 2004. Ortiz had an even better performance than Manny's,...

World Series Umpire Jim Joyce Got Controversial Obstruction Call Right
October 27th, 2013 at 4:34 PM
The St. Louis Cardinals won game three of the World Series over the Boston Red Sox in the most unusual of ways, taking the game on a walk-off obstruction call. As angry as a lot of Red Sox fans are, umpire Jim Joyce made the right call. ***VIDEO1*** The play started with...

Winner of World Series Between Boston Red Sox, St. Louis Cardinals to Be Determined by Defense
October 25th, 2013 at 8:27 AM
The St. Louis Cardinals were the ones to stink up Fenway Park with three errors in game one, but the Boston Red Sox made their own costly errors in game two of the World Series to even the series 1-1. Up 2-1 after David Ortiz hit a go-ahead homer in the...

Errors Prove Costly for St. Louis Cardinals, Boston Red Sox Take Game One of World Series
October 24th, 2013 at 8:53 AM
The St. Louis Cardinals spent the regular season as one of the best fielding teams in baseball, but three errors put them in a huge hole in their 8-1 loss to the Boston Red Sox in game one of the 2013 World Series. The Cards had three errors, two by Pete...

Boston Red Sox Complain About Jhonny Peralta Playing, Forget David Ortiz Used Steroids
October 18th, 2013 at 8:16 AM
The Boston Red Sox are just one win from the World Series, but that hasn't stopped players from complaining about Jhonny Peralta being able to play for the Detroit Tigers in the American League Championship Series after serving a 50-game performance enhancing drugs suspension this season. Peter Gammons is reporting that...

FOX Broadcasters Jinxing No-Hitters in American League Championship Series
October 13th, 2013 at 10:52 PM
Tim McCarver can't retire soon enough. He's jinxed no-hitters two nights in a row for the Detroit Tigers in the American League Championship Series. He, along with fellow FOX announcer Joe Buck, couldn't wait to talk about Anibal Sanchez's no-no bid in Saturday's win over the Boston Red Sox. Max Scherzer's...

Atlanta Braves’ Dan Uggla is the New Jason Bay, Team Should Get Rid of Him
October 11th, 2013 at 8:44 AM
Dan Uggla was the highest paid player on the Atlanta Braves in 2013. He was also the worst player, providing further evidence that he has become Atlanta's Jason Bay, and the team needs to find a way to unload him. This is beyond Derek Lowe levels, when the Braves paid the...

David Ortiz Embarrasses Boston Red Sox with Ejection, Deserves Suspension: Video
July 28th, 2013 at 8:31 AM
The Boston Red Sox received a black eye in their 7-3 win over the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards Saturday night when David Ortiz pitched a fit and got ejected. See the idiocy in the video below. ***VIDEO1*** The discomfort in the at-bat started when Ortiz thought umpire Tim Timmons' strike one...

Former Atlanta Braves Pitcher Derek Lowe Retires
July 18th, 2013 at 4:10 PM
Former Atlanta Braves pitcher Derek Lowe is calling it a career, USA Today reports, but he's not exactly using the word "retirement" to describe the end of his 17-year-career. The 40-year-old righty had a 176-157 career record and 4.03 ERA in 681 games, which includes 377 starts. His most notable accomplishment...

David Ross Wanted Longer Contract than Atlanta Braves Offered
November 11th, 2012 at 10:12 PM
When former Atlanta Braves catcher David Ross confirmed that he had indeed signed with the Boston Red Sox, he also indicated that the Red Sox were willing to make a longer commitment. Ross signed a two-year deal worth $6.2 million with Boston, which was double the length of time Atlanta was...

Atlanta Braves Lose Backup Catcher David Ross to Boston Red Sox
November 10th, 2012 at 11:50 AM
The Atlanta Braves will be searching for a new backup catcher. David Ross will sign a two-year deal, worth $6.2 million with the Boston Red Sox according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Ross was the backup to Braves catcher Brian McCann for the past four seasons.  This will be David Ross'...

Mike Minor Shelled by Boston Red Sox, Atlanta Braves Finish Road Trip at .500
June 25th, 2012 at 12:15 AM
It may be time for the Atlanta Braves to make a move with their starting rotation, as Mike Minor was shelled for seven runs by the Boston Red Sox in the 9-4 loss on Sunday to end the road trip. Minor gave up three home runs, good for 18 on the...

Jair Jurrjens Returns to Atlanta Braves with a Gem, Shuts Down Boston Red Sox
June 23rd, 2012 at 9:43 AM
Exactly no one knew what to expect when the Atlanta Braves were forced to bring back Jair Jurrjens two months after being sent down to Triple-A. With Brandon Beachy lost to Tommy John surgery, Jurrjens stepped in with an absolute gem, going 7 2/3 innings in the 4-1 victory over the...

Boston Red Sox May Make Deal with Atlanta Braves for Jair Jurrjens
December 18th, 2011 at 9:49 PM
This offseason, the Atlanta Braves have been exploring their options in trading Jair Jurrjens and Martin Prado. It seems they may find a suitor in the Boston Red Sox. ***PHOTO1*** In an effort to shore up their starting rotation with a lower-cost arm, new Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington has expressed an...

Amidst Missed Playoff Chances, Atlanta Braves Fans are in a Better Position than Boston Red Sox Fans
October 14th, 2011 at 12:01 AM
It may sound insane, but it may be better to be an Atlanta Braves fan than a Boston Red Sox fan. Sure, both teams epically collapsed in September and blew enormous leads to miss the playoffs, but quick look at their seasons will provide some rationale. ***PHOTO1*** The Braves entered 2011 as the...