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Jason Heyward, Andrelton Simmons of Atlanta Braves Nominated for Gold Glove
October 25th, 2013 at 2:37 PM
It should come as no surprise to even the most casual fans of baseball - Andrelton Simmons and Jason Heyward are good. Really good. As a result, the defensive prowess of the two young Braves has resulted in them both being nominated for the National League Gold Glove award at...

Major League Umpire Wally Bell Dies at Age 48
October 14th, 2013 at 11:59 PM
Major League Baseball lost one of its own Monday, when umpire Wally Bell passed away at the age of 48 due to a heart attack, vindy.com reports. Bell started his MLB umpiring career in 1993. He umpired the 2006 World Series and three All-Star Games as well as this year's National...

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...

Atlanta Braves’ Tim Hudson to Be Back at Full Strength by November
October 6th, 2013 at 1:27 PM
He'll technically be a free agent by then, but Atlanta Braves pitcher Tim Hudson will be completely healthy by early November, mlbtraderumors.com reports. Hudson went 8-7 with a 3.97 ERA before having his ankle gruesomely broken when Eric Young, Jr. of the New York Mets accidentally stepped on it while Hudson...

Jason Heyward Returns to Atlanta Braves Lineup
September 20th, 2013 at 11:13 AM
Atlanta Braves fans across the globe are rejoicing, as it was just announced that Jason Heyward has not only been activated from the DL, but will be leading off and starting in Center Field against the Cubs in Chicago.   #Braves have activated Jason Heyward from the DL. He will leadoff and...

Jason Heyward Nearing Return to Atlanta Braves Lineup
September 19th, 2013 at 10:59 AM
Jason Heyward took his first session of live batting practice on the Atlanta Braves' most recent trip to Washington, as they took on the Nationals for their final series of the regular season. After moving to the lead-off spot, Heyward helped the Braves to a 19-4 record, while maintaining a .341...

Atlanta Braves Release Tentative 2014 Schedule
September 10th, 2013 at 3:28 PM
The Atlanta Braves officially announced their schedule for their 2014 campaign today, outlining when and where they would play, albeit without game times, which are expected to be finalized later during the off-season. The Braves will open the season with two away series, in Milwaukee and Washington respectively, before returning to...

Jason Heyward to Take Batting Practice with Atlanta Braves Friday
September 9th, 2013 at 8:37 PM
Good news abounds with Jason Heyward. The Atlanta Braves outfielder had his braces and rubber bands removed from his mouth today, and he is expected to take batting practice with the team on Friday, Kevin McAlpin reports.   Frank Wren says Jason Heyward will take BP on Friday. #Braves — Kevin McAlpin (@KevinMcAlpin)...

Jason Heyward Could Be Back with Atlanta Braves Next Week
September 7th, 2013 at 8:37 AM
Jason Heyward had a good outcome to his meeting with doctors Friday; a follow up appointment Monday will help clarify how soon he can rejoin the Atlanta Braves, and that could be as soon as next week, braves.com reports. ***VIDEO1*** Heyward has been out since Aug. 21 since having his jaw broken...

New York Mets at Atlanta Braves: Game 138 Starting Lineups
September 3rd, 2013 at 6:42 PM
  Game #138 September 3, 2013 New York Mets Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 7:10 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Mostly Cloudy Temperature: 84°F - 76°F Wind: NW 7 MPH Lineups: 1. Eric Young, LF 2. Daniel Murphy, 2B 3. Josh Satin, 3B 4. Lucas Duda, 1B 5. Travis d'Arnaud, C 6. Juan Lagares, RF 7. Matt den Dekker, CF 8. Omar Quintanilla, SS 9. Carlos Torres,...

Freddie Freeman Hits Enormously Long Homerun for Atlanta Braves: Video
September 3rd, 2013 at 8:17 AM
Freddie Freeman tied his career-high of five RBIs in a game in just the second inning of the Atlanta Braves' 13-5 win over the New York Mets, and he did so on a mammoth three-run homer at Turner Field on Monday. Marvel at the video below. ***VIDEO1*** The shot came off Daisuke...

Atlanta Braves Get Best Case Scenario in Jason Heyward’s Surgery on Broken Jaw
August 23rd, 2013 at 8:01 AM
The good news is that Jason Heyward didn't have to have his fractured jaw wired shut, instead getting metal plates on the right side of his face and on his chin, Dave O'Brien tweets. He may be able to return to the Atlanta Braves as soon as late September.   #Braves Heyward...

Atlanta Braves Begin 4 Game Series with St. Louis Cardinals
August 22nd, 2013 at 3:45 PM
The Atlanta Braves look to take on the St. Louis Cardinals in a 4 game series at Busch Stadium. The Atlanta Braves are still the only team in baseball under 50 losses. The Braves flew from Flushings, New York, to St. Louis, Missouri after a 2 game set with the New...

Jason Heyward to Have Surgery on Fractured Jaw on Thursday
August 22nd, 2013 at 8:23 AM
It's not exactly a shocking turn of events, but Atlanta Braves right fielder Jason Heyward will have surgery on his broken jaw on Thursday, Grant McAuley tweets.   #Braves have announced that Jason Heyward will undergo surgery on Thursday. Time frame for his return will be determined after. — Grant McAuley (@grantmcauley) August...

Jason Heyward Out a Month with Fractured Jaw, Could Miss Rest of Atlanta Braves’ Regular Season
August 21st, 2013 at 7:46 PM
The infirmary just keeps growing for the Atlanta Braves. This time it's Jason Heyward (again) who is out four to six weeks with a fractured jaw after being hit in the face with a fastball from Jon Niese in the Braves' win over the New York Mets on Wednesday, foxsportssouth.com reports. Heyward had...

Atlanta Braves’ Jason Heyward Hit by Pitch
August 21st, 2013 at 3:18 PM
Jason Heyward was hit by a Jon Niese fastball in the top of the 6th inning of the Atlanta Braves' final game of their two game series with the New York Mets at Citi Field.  The pitch hit Heyward squarely in the right side of his jaw, just below the ear....

Atlanta Braves at New York Mets: Game 126 Starting Lineups
August 21st, 2013 at 12:54 PM
  Game #126 August 21, 2013 Atlanta Braves New York Mets Game Details Time: 1:10 PM EDT Stadium: Citi Field (Flushing, NY) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 88°F - 87°F Wind: WNW 5 MPH Lineups: 1. Jason Heyward, RF 2. Andrelton Simmons, SS 3. Freddie Freeman, 1B 4. Chris Johnson, 3B 5. Gerald Laird, C 6. Joey Terdoslavich, LF 7. B.J. Upton, CF 8. Paul Janish, 2B 9. Alex Wood, P     1. Juan Lagares, CF 2. Daniel Murphy, 2B 3....

Atlanta Braves’ Jason Heyward Makes Spectacular Diving Catch at Citi Field: Video
August 21st, 2013 at 7:59 AM
The Atlanta Braves may have dropped the series opener to the New York Mets on Tuesday, but that didn't stop Jason Heyward from making yet another great catch at Citi Field. Have a look. ***VIDEO1*** Heyward robbed Juan Lagares on a flyball to the warning track in the right-center field gap. It...

Atlanta Braves at New York Mets: Game 125 Starting Lineups
August 20th, 2013 at 6:00 PM
  Game #124 August 20, 2013 Atlanta Braves New York Mets Game Details Time: 7:10 PM EDT Stadium: Citi Field (Flushing, NY) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Mostly Sunny Temperature: 83°F - 79°F Wind: SSW 10 MPH Lineups: 1. Jason Heyward, RF 2. Justin Upton, LF 3. Freddie Freeman, 1B 4. Brian McCann, C 5. Chris Johnson, 3B 6. Jordan Schafer, CF 7. Andrelton Simmons, SS 8. Paul Janish, 2B 9. Brandon Beachy, P 1. Eric Young, LF 2....

Atlanta Braves Take on New York Mets in 2 Game Series
August 20th, 2013 at 1:06 PM
After taking two games in a three game series with the Washington Nationals at Turner Field, the Atlanta Braves now head to Citi Field in Flushing, New York for a 2-game series with the New York Mets. The Braves currently hold the largest division lead in all of baseball by a...