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2017 Atlanta Braves Player Preview: Kurt Suzuki
March 27th, 2017 at 12:34 PM
***PHOTO1*** This off-season the Atlanta Braves added veteran catcher, Kurt Suzuki, to help Tyler Flowers with the battery situation. While the club already had Anthony Recker as a back-up option, Suzuki's track record was certainly more to write home about than Recker's. New Atlanta Braves catcher Kurt Suzuki is entering his 11th year in...

Atlanta Braves’ Christian Bethancourt Has Knee Surgery
October 7th, 2015 at 4:25 PM
Atlanta Braves catcher Christian Bethancourt had arthroscopic knee surgery on a torn meniscus, cbssports.com reports. ***PHOTO1*** The 2015 was a rough one for Bethancourt, who was demoted to Triple-A in June. He finished his season with a .200 average and two homers. Bethancourt had already missed most of the last couple weeks of...

Pitchers and Catchers Report to Atlanta Braves Spring Training
February 19th, 2015 at 6:50 PM
A new year has brought plenty of new faces to the Atlanta Braves, whose pitchers and catchers reported today to Spring Training. After underperforming in 2014, the 2015 Braves have 17 new players on their 40-man roster. Gone are Justin Upton, Evan Gattis and Jason Heyward, replaced by Nick Markakis, Jonny...

Brian McCann Departure Big Loss for Atlanta Braves
November 25th, 2013 at 6:56 PM
Atlanta Braves veteran catcher Brian McCann became the second all-star to leave the team in less than a week, creating an even bigger leadership void in the young Braves clubhouse. McCann agreed to a 5-year, $85 million dollar deal with the New York Yankees on Saturday that carries an option for...

Atlanta Braves to Call up Catcher Christian Bethancourt
September 9th, 2013 at 8:25 AM
The Atlanta Braves are planning to call up catcher Christian Bethancourt from Double-A Mississippi on Monday, Tom Hart reports.   Braves will call up Catcher Christian Bethancourt today. 21 year-old hit .277/12/45 at Double A Mississippi this year. — Tom Hart (@tom_hart) September 9, 2013 Bethancourt is known for his defense, and his .277...