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Talking Chop’s Midseason 2017 Top 30 Braves Prospects: 13-18
July 12th, 2017 at 12:31 PM
***PHOTO1*** Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports We are over the halfway point now, as this is the fourth installment of our Top 30 prospects list. Here are links to get you all caught up with how we got to this point. Talking Chop's...

2017 Atlanta Braves Preview: Utility Man Jace Peterson
April 4th, 2017 at 7:47 PM
***PHOTO1*** Despite his (as of yesterday) 1064 career plate appearances, Jace Peterson is still anonymous to many baseball fans outside of Atlanta. However, that doesn't mean he can't still be an important player for the Braves in 2017. To anyone who hasn't followed the Atlanta Braves closely, Jace Peterson appears, on paper,...

Atlanta Braves Policy: No Trade or Not No Trade?
February 12th, 2017 at 7:35 PM
***PHOTO1*** There's a subtlety in the Brandon Phillips deal that could use some further explanation: the no-trade provision. The Cincinnati Reds have been trying for multiple years to get Brandon Phillips removed from their payroll.  But on every occasion tried, Phillips blocked trades.  So how did the Atlanta Braves manage to do...

Philadelphia Phillies No-hit Atlanta Braves: Video
September 2nd, 2014 at 9:47 AM
Cole Hamels and the Philadelphia Phillies combined to no-hit the Atlanta Braves on Monday, highlighting the Braves' offensive woes this season. Even with five walks, they struck out 12 times in a 7-0 loss. ***VIDEO1*** Jonathan Papelbon finished the game with a perfect ninth, but Hamels continued his dominance over Atlanta with...

Expect Atlanta Braves’ Fredi Gonzalez, Frank Wren to Receive Contract Extensions
November 29th, 2013 at 8:36 AM
Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez and general manager Frank Wren are entering the final year of their respective contracts in 2014, but don't be surprised if both get contract extensions. As frustrating as some of their moves have been, from Wren signing B.J. Upton and Dan Uggla to expensive contracts to...