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Freddie Freeman Ready to Become Clubhouse Leader
November 20th, 2013 at 2:58 PM
Following the loss of veteran pitcher Tim Hudson to the San Francisco Giants and the almost-certain departure of Brian McCann, the Atlanta Braves are looking to first baseman Freddie Freeman to fill the leadership void and become the voice of the clubhouse. The 24-year-old Freeman has already proven that he has...

Atlanta Braves’ Freddie Freeman Finishes Fifth in NL MVP Voting
November 15th, 2013 at 8:21 AM
Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen may have won the National League MVP award on Thursday, but Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman placed fifth in the voting to cap off his own successful season. Freeman received votes on all 30 ballots, but he didn't get any top three votes. That doesn't diminish...

Atlanta Braves Likely to Have Quiet Offseason
November 1st, 2013 at 8:01 AM
Have landing B.J. Upton, Justin Upton and Chris Johnson in some huge moves, don't expect the Atlanta Braves to make any earth shattering moves this offseason. Yes, the Braves will look to land an ace for their starting rotation while also trying to find a taker for Dan Uggla. They also...

Atlanta Braves Could Make Push for Big Name Starting Pitcher in Offseason
October 12th, 2013 at 10:02 AM
The Atlanta Braves will start 2014 with mostly the same starting rotation as this season, but they could make a move to land a big name starting pitcher on the free agent market. It's pretty much assumed that Paul Maholm and Freddy Garcia are on their way out, and Tim Hudson's...

Atlanta Braves at Los Angeles Dodgers: NLDS Game 4 Starting Lineups
October 7th, 2013 at 7:24 PM
  NLDS Game 4 October 7, 2013 Atlanta Braves Los Angeles Dodgers Game Details Time: 9:37 PM EDT Stadium: Dodger Stadium (Los Angeles, CA) Broadcast: TBS Game Conditions Weather: Sunny Temperature: 76°F - 67°F Wind: SSW 4 MPH Lineups: 1. Jason Heyward, CF 2. Justin Upton, RF 3. Freddie Freeman, 1B 4. Evan Gattis, LF 5. Brian McCann, C 6. Chris Johnson, 3B 7. Andrelton Simmons, SS 8. Elliot Johnson, 2B 9. Freddy Garcia, P 1. Carl Crawford, LF 2. Mark Ellis, 2B 3. Hanley Ramirez, SS 4. Adrian Gonzalez, 1B 5. Yasiel Puig, RF 6. Juan Uribe, 3B 7. Skip Schumaker,...

Atlanta Braves Even National League Division Series with Win Over Los Angeles Dodgers
October 4th, 2013 at 9:53 PM
In need of a win to avoid going on the road in an 0-2 hole, the Atlanta Braves evened the National League Division Series at one game a piece with a 4-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday at Turner Field. Mike Minor gave up a run on a...

Los Angeles Dodgers at Atlanta Braves: NLDS Game 1 Starting Lineups
October 3rd, 2013 at 5:41 PM
  NLDS Game 1 October 3, 2013 Los Angeles Dodgers Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 8:37 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: TBS Game Conditions Weather: Clear Temperature: 72°F - 67°F Wind: SSE 2 MPH Lineups: 1. Carl Crawford, LF 2. Mark Ellis, 2B 3. Hanley Ramirez, SS 4. Adrian Gonzalez, 1B 5. Yasiel Puig, RF 6. Juan Uribe, 3B 7. Skip Schumaker, CF 8. A.J Ellis, C 9. Clayton Kershaw, P 1. Jason Heyward, CF 2....

The Case for the Atlanta Braves Over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League Division Series
October 3rd, 2013 at 9:05 AM
The Los Angeles Dodgers enter the National League Division Series as favorites over the Atlanta Braves with the vast majority of the media, but should that actually be so? Yes, the Dodgers have Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke pitching the first two games and Hanley Ramirez has just been ridiculous this...

Atlanta Braves’ Reed Johnson Fined, Suspended for Actions in Carlos Gomez Incident
September 26th, 2013 at 8:45 PM
The Atlanta Braves won't be without Brian McCann or Freddie Freeman for any amount of time after the fracas involving Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez in Wednesday's loss, but Reed Johnson and Gomez have both been suspended for one game. ***VIDEO1*** Gomez decided to go ahead and serve his suspension Thursday, but...

Brian McCann Right for Actions Toward Carlos Gomez
September 26th, 2013 at 8:07 AM
There are certain unwritten rules in baseball about respecting your opponent and not being a showboat. Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez broke all of them Wednesday when he stared down Paul Maholm after a homer and talked trash all the way around the bases. That led to Brian McCann confronting him...

Atlanta Braves’ Freddie Freeman Disagrees with Ejection, Could Face Suspension
September 26th, 2013 at 7:56 AM
The umpires from Wednesday's fracas between the Milwaukee Brewers and Atlanta Braves must have seen something entirely different than everyone else. They said Freddie Freeman was one of the most aggressive offenders in the Carlos Gomez disaster, thereby warranting his ejection. ***VIDEO1*** "When the group got together, you can see on the...

Benches Clear Between Atlanta Braves, Milwaukee Brewers After Carlos Gomez Homer: Video
September 25th, 2013 at 8:28 PM
It doesn't get more bush league than this. Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez was ejected after staring down Atlanta Braves Paul Maholm and jawing with Freddie Freeman after hitting a homer in Wednesday's game at Turner Field. That led to a confrontation with Brian McCann in front of home plate and...

Freddie Freeman Ejected After Carlos Gomez Homer, Atlanta Braves and Milwaukee Brewers Benches Clear
September 25th, 2013 at 8:17 PM
It's already been an eventful night at Turner Field, as both Carlos Gomez and Freddie Freeman have been ejected for their actions following Gomez's solo homer in the first inning of Wednesday's game between the Atlanta Braves and Milwaukee Brewers. ***VIDEO1*** The antics started when Gomez took a huge swing and missed...

Atlanta Braves Celebrate National League East Title with Group Hug on Field: Video
September 23rd, 2013 at 7:37 AM
The Atlanta Braves got their hugging ways from Freddie Freeman, and that rubbed off in their celebration of clinching the National League East crown Sunday. ***VIDEO1*** The Braves kept it tame and classy (unlike the Los Angeles Dodgers) with what amounted to a giant, bouncing group hug in the middle of the...

Atlanta Braves Turn Crazy Double Play Against Washington Nationals: Video
September 18th, 2013 at 8:05 AM
The Atlanta Braves turned a terribly odd double play that looked more Little League than Major League in Tuesday's nightcap loss to the Washington Nationals. ***VIDEO1*** With a runner on and no outs in the third inning, Denard Span hit a grounder to Freddie Freeman, who threw to Andrelton Simmons for the...

Atlanta Braves Shut Out by Washington Nationals, Magic Number Stays at Four
September 17th, 2013 at 9:47 PM
Just a few hours after enduring a heartbreaking loss Tuesday afternoon, the Atlanta Braves were swept in the doubleheader by the Washington Nationals, being shutout 4-0. Freddy Garcia took a tough-luck loss, giving up one run on a Steve Lombardozzi RBI-single in the second as the only damage he incurred over seven...

San Diego Padres Blank Atlanta Braves; Magic Number at 4
September 15th, 2013 at 4:58 PM
San Diego Padres starter Burch Smith struck out ten in seven innings and Chase Headley homered for the third straight game to lead the Padres past the Atlanta Braves 4-0 Sunday afternoon at Turner Field in Atlanta. Smith (1-1, 6.57) held the Braves scoreless through seven innings of play. Braves starter...

Atlanta Braves Defeat San Diego Padres 2-1; Magic Number at 5
September 14th, 2013 at 10:09 PM
Kris Medlen pitched 7 1/3 innings of scoreless baseball and Freddie Freeman homered as the Atlanta Braves beat the San Diego Padres 2-1 Saturday night at Turner Field. The Braves magic number fell to five with the win. They maintain a 10.5 game lead over the second place Washington Nationals, who...

Core of Atlanta Braves’ Lineup Comes up Big in Win Over Miami Marlins, Magic Number Cut to Six
September 12th, 2013 at 4:22 PM
The Atlanta Braves trimmed their magic number to six, relying on their big boppers in the middle of the lineup and a strong spot start by Freddy Garcia to beat the Miami Marlins 6-1 in the series finale. The Braves pounded Marlins starter Brian Flynn early, torching him for four runs...

Atlanta Braves Don’t Expect Freddie Freeman to Miss Time After Running into Fence
September 8th, 2013 at 9:20 PM
Freddie Freeman limped around when he banged into the fence at Citizens Bank Park on Sunday after attempting to catch a popup in foul territory, but the good news is that the Atlanta Braves don't expect him to miss any time. If anything, Fredi Gonzalez said Freeman may get a day...