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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...

Atlanta Braves Must Re-Sign Brian McCann for 2014 Season
August 17th, 2013 at 12:35 PM
Atlanta Braves All-Star catcher Brian McCann becomes a free agent at the end of the 2013 season and there is no guarantee the Braves are willing to re-sign him. However, the Braves need to make a priority of bringing the Atlanta native McCann back for at least the 2014 campaign. McCann...

Atlanta Braves Prospects Named to Sirius XM All-Star Futures Game
June 27th, 2013 at 9:36 AM
Atlanta Braves minor leaguers Christian Bethancourt and Joey Terdoslavich have been named to the 2013 Sirius XM All-Star Futures Game at Citi Field, braves.com reports. ***VIDEO1*** Bethancourt, who went 0-for-3 with a strikeout in last year's Futures Game, has improved his offense to the tune of a .257 average with three homers...

Atlanta Braves Send Joey Terdoslavich and Christian Bethancourt to Minor League Camp
March 25th, 2013 at 8:37 PM
Although each of them are considered imminent Atlanta Braves, the club gave them a "not yet" answer for this season, and they sent Joey Terdoslavich and Christian Bethancourt, among others, to minor league camp. Terdoslavich, who was once regarded as Chipper Jones' replacement before committing 22 in his first 50 games...

Atlanta Braves Pressure Christian Bethancourt to Improve Offense
February 20th, 2013 at 10:20 PM
At 21-years-old, the Atlanta Braves need catching prospect Christian Bethancourt to step up his game with his bat, and they're not handling this situation behind closed doors. Bethancourt is renowned for having a cannon of an arm, but as a potential replacement for Brian McCann should he leave via free agency...

Atlanta Braves Add Christian Bethancourt, Four Others to 40-Man Roster
November 20th, 2012 at 6:56 PM
The Atlanta Braves protected five prospects today by adding them to the 40-man roster. Among them was prized catching prospect Christian Bethancourt and right-handed pitchers Zeke Spruill, Cory Rasmus, David Hale and Aaron Northcraft. The move, which brings the total to 36 players on their 40-man roster, has a deadline of Tuesday...

Mike Minor Solid, Christhian Bethancourt Homers in Tie with Miami Marlins
March 13th, 2012 at 10:16 PM
Mike Minor made more of a case for him to take the fifth starter's spot for the Atlanta Braves by throwing four scoreless innings in a 2-2 tie against the Miami Marlins. ***PHOTO1*** Minor struck out four in his outing and threw 35 out of his 48 pitches for strikes. "I felt pretty...

Christian Bethancourt Ranked No. 7 Among Catching Prospects
January 24th, 2012 at 10:44 PM
Atlanta Braves prospect Christian Bethancourt has been ranked seventh among minor league catching prospects on mlb.com. Bethancourt, a native of Panama, signed with the Braves at the age of 16 in 2008. Since then, though his bat has been slow to develop, Bethancourt has been lauded as having enormous potential and...

Three Atlanta Braves Minor Leagues Named to Arizona Fall League Rising Stars Game
November 1st, 2011 at 10:38 PM
Atlanta Braves prospects first baseman Joe Terdoslavich, catcher Christian Bethancourt and right-hander J.J. Hoover were named to the Arizona Fall League’s Rising Stars Game, Dave O'Brien reports. Terdoslavich is currently hitting .364 through 14 games with two homers and eight RBIs. He also has eight extra base hits. Though Bethancourt had only...