Craig Kimbrel is one of the most dominant closers in the game.

Countdown to Opening Day: Atlanta Braves

The days of the Atlanta Braves owning the National League East are long over.  Last year Atlanta finished with a losing record for the first time since the 2008 season.  Fredi Gonzalez is headed into his fifth year as

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Inflammation Sidelines Braves’ Mike Minor

Atlanta Braves left-hander Mike Minor will start the season on the disabled list because of inflammation in his pitching shoulder's rotator cuff.

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Nick Markakis: Don’t Believe The Orioles

Newly acquired Braves outfielder Nick Markakis wanted to finish his career in Baltimore, and would have if not for contract negotiations that went back over the summer.

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B.J. Upton Wants To Be Called “Melvin Upton Jr.”

B.J. Upton has played in parts of 10 seasons between the Rays and Braves, and he now wants to be referred to by his birth name, Melvin Upton Jr.

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Marlins, Mets, and Nationals Appear Early Front Runners in NL East

An Early Peek Around The NL East Reveals A Three-Team Race; Marlins In Thick Of Contention Between a colossal extension for Giancarlo Stanton and the acquisitions of Martin Prado, David Phelps, Dee Gordon, Mat Latos, Dan Haren, Mike Morse, Aaron Crow,

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John Smoltz Receives Hall of Fame Tribute Video From Braves

The Atlanta Braves have released a tribute video for Hall of Famer John Smoltz, who will be officially inducted into Cooperstown later in the calendar year.

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Hawks’ Sale Is Latest Atlanta Problem

The Atlanta Hawks franchise ownership group has thrown in the towel and is looking to unload the franchise. Six local groups might be interested in purchasing the team, and the remaining years of the lease at the city owned

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Pierzynski And Braves Reach One Year Deal

A.J. Pierzynski To Join The Braves For 2015 Season A person with direct knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press the Atlanta Braves have reached an agreement on a one-year contract with catcher A.J. Pierzynski. The person spoke

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Nick Markakis: Signing with Braves ‘Just Felt Right’

Nick Markakis rattled off the names of Braves players he cheered for as a kid living near Atlanta.

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Yasmany Tomas: The Newest Cuban Sensation

 Cigars and baseball players are the two things that Cuba is known for producing, and two things that they produce very well. Yoenis Cespedes started a domino effect when he signed with the Oakland Athletics in 2012 for four