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Braves | John Hart hired

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:54:39 -0700

Atlanta Braves interim general manager John Hart was named president of baseball operations by the team. He agreed to a three-year deal Thursday, Oct. 23.

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Braves | Craig Kimbrel wins award

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 05:33:53 -0700

Atlanta Braves CL Craig Kimbrel was named the Trevor Hoffman NL Reliever of the Year.

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Braves | Pedro Ciriaco signed

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:28:10 -0700

The Atlanta Braves signed IF Pedro Ciriaco to a minor-league deal, financial terms of which were not disclosed. Ciriaco was in the Kansas City Royals system this year.

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Braves | Longtime scout returns

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 04:08:12 -0700

The Atlanta Braves brought back longtime scout Tom Battista on Thursday, Oct. 16, to have him work as a crosschecker in the organization. Battista, who discovered 1B Freddie Freeman and SP Tommy Hanson, will review prospects flagged by area scouts.

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Braves | Jason Heyward susceptible up high

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 07:52:15 -0700

Atlanta Braves OF Jason Heyward has been susceptible up in the hitting zone, and opposing pitchers have attacked that weakness. Heyward's power metrics have declined since his rookie season, while the amount of pitches he has seen in the upper third of the zone has increased.

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Braves | Dan O'Dowd a GM candidate

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 09:56:43 -0700

Former Colorado Rockies general manager Dan O'Dowd is reportedly a candidate for the Atlanta Braves' general manager opening.

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Braves | John Hart turns down offer

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 05:50:04 -0700

Atlanta Braves interim general manager John Hart has turned down the team's offer to be their full-time GM. Braves assistant GM John Coppolella and Kansas City Royals GM Dayton Moore are two possibilities.

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Braves | Jim Thome not interested in coaching

Sun, 12 Oct 2014 10:44:29 -0700

The Atlanta Braves reportedly reached out to former MLB 1B Jim Thome to fill their hitting coach vacancy but he wasn't interested in the job. Former Philadelphia Phillies hitting coach Milt Thompson and former Washington Nationals hitting coach Rick Eckstein are expected to be candidates for the position.

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Braves | Gordon Blakeley hired

Sat, 04 Oct 2014 10:04:03 -0700

The Atlanta Braves have hired Gordon Blakeley to serve as an assistant to the general manager. He had been a longtime scout for the New York Yankees.

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Braves | Fredi Gonzalez returning

Fri, 03 Oct 2014 10:08:18 -0700

Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez will return for the 2015 season. Also, former Houston Astros interim manager Bo Porter has been hired as the third base coach, according to interim general manager John Hart. Porter will replace Doug Dascenzo. Assistant hitting coach Scott Fletcher also won't return. The rest of the coaching staff will remain intact.

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Braves | Bo Porter to be hired

Fri, 03 Oct 2014 07:20:49 -0700

Former Houston Astros manager Bo Porter is expected to be hired by the Atlanta Braves to serve an undisclosed role on its coaching staff. The announcement is expected in a few days.

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Braves | Greg Walker stepping down

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:50:14 -0700

Atlanta Braves hitting coach Greg Walker told the team that he will step down from his current position.

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Braves | Craig Kimbrel takes over saves lead

Sat, 27 Sep 2014 20:05:15 -0700

Atlanta Braves CL Craig Kimbrel notched his National League-leading 46th save Saturday, Sept. 27.

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Braves | Justin Upton has big night

Sat, 27 Sep 2014 19:59:42 -0700

Atlanta Braves OF Justin Upton went 2-for-4 with a home run, two RBIs and two runs scored Saturday, Sept. 27.

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Braves | Alex Wood scratched

Sat, 27 Sep 2014 14:00:04 -0700

Atlanta Braves SP Alex Wood (forearm) was scratched from his start Sunday, Sept. 28, due to a mild forearm strain. He was examined Thursday, Sept. 25, and he was diagnosed with a strain or irritation. No MRI was deemed necessary. The team will have a "bullpen start" in the season finale.

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Atlanta Braves Player News

Anderson Josh OF
Atkins Mitch P
Avilan Luis RP
Baker Brad P
Barnes John OF
Barnett Tyler SS
Barry Kevin RP
Basner Ryan P
Batista Lay P
Beachy Brandon SP
Beato Pedro RP
Bello Yenier C
Bernard Miguel C
Bethancourt Christian C
Bolivar Luis SS
Bonifacio Emilio OF
Bowman Shawn 3B
Brewer Caleb RP
Brewer Daniel OF
Brooks Robert SS
Brown Blake OF
Buchter Ryan RP
Bullock Billy P
Butcher Ryan RP
Camarena Jose C
Campusano Albaro INF
Carpenter David RP
Cedeno Juan P
Ciriaco Pedro SS
Clark Doug OF
Colon Roman RP
Colyer Steve RP
Constanza Jose OF
Corcoran Tim SP
Culver Calvin OF
Cunningham Todd OF
Curtis Daniel P
Davidson Braxton OF
De La Cruz Luis C
DeLome Collin OF
Dennick Ryan P
Doumit Ryan C
Elkerson Mike OF
Evans Lee C
Farrell Kyle P
Fish Robert P
Fitzgerald Jason OF
Floyd Gavin SP
Francis Ross P
Franco Iker C
Freeman Freddie 1B
Friday Brian 2B
Garcia Chris J. 1B
Gattis Evan C
Gearrin Cory RP
Gomez Yasser OF
Gosselin Phil 2B
Graham J.R. SP
Guzman Javier INF
Hale David SP
Hamilton Mark 1B
Hanson Jason 3B
Harang Aaron SP
Hardy Rowdy P
Henry Sean OF
Hernandez Buddy P
Heyward Jason OF
Hiller William OF
Hodges Daniel P
Holt J.C. 2B
Hubbard Mike C
Hughes Dusty RP
Hunter Cedric OF
Hursh Jason P
Jaime Juan RP
Jansen Ardley OF
Joaquin Victor P
Johnson Chris 3B
Johnson John OF
Johnson Jonathan SP
Jones Mycal OF
Jordan Brantley P
Joseph Onil OF
Jurries James 1B
Kazmar Sean INF
Keeling Tom P
Kelton David OF
Kennelly Matt C
Kimbrel Craig RP
Kimbrel Matt P
La Stella Tommy 2B
Laird Gerald C
Lamm Mark P
Landoni Emerson SS
Langen Brian P
Leiva Darrel P
Leonard Joe 3B
Lerud Steve C
Lipka Matt OF
Lopez Gonzalo P
Lopez Robinson P
Lorenzo Matt P
Lugo Jose P
Maldonado Brahiam OF
Marin Ivan SS
Martin Cody SP
Maya Yunesky SP
McCarthy Billy OF
McConnell Sam P
McCurry Cole P
Medlen Kris SP
Mendez Carlos C
Minor Mike SP
Monk Brandon 2B
Moore Navery P
Murphy Donnie 2B
Noboa Michael 2B
Northcraft Aaron SP
Paiml Greg INF
Parr James SP
Pastornicky Tyler 2B
Pena Ramiro 2B
Peraza Jose SS
Perez Carlos SP
Perez Luis RP
Pope Van P
Pruneda Benino P
Pyzik Steve C
Reyes Jorge P
Reynolds Mikey 2B
Rice Jason P
Richards Glen P
Ridgway Jeff RP
Robinson Andrew P
Rodriguez Daniel P
Rodriguez Geraldo INF
Rodriguez Manuel 1B
Roman Milton P
Russell James RP
Salcedo Edward 3B
Sanchez Alejandro INF
Santana Ervin SP
Sborz Jay P
Scalamandre Rich RP
Scarpetta Cody P
Schlehuber Braeden C
Schlosser Gus RP
Schrader Clay RP
Schreiber Zach P
Schuerholz Jonathan 2B
Severino Atahualpa P
Shehan Christopher OF
Shreve Chasen P
Silvestre Alvaro P
Simmons Andrelton SS
Simmons Shae P
Sims Lucas P
Small Matthew P
Spina Michael 1B
Stewart Zach SP
Sturkie Scott P
Sullivan Richard P
Sumoza Luis OF
Suschak Matthew P
Swaggerty Ben P
Taylor Reggie OF
Teheran Julio SP
Terdoslavich Joey OF
Terveen Bryce C
Thomas Ian P
Torres Yeralf P
Trejo Jaime INF
Upton B.J. OF
Upton Justin OF
Varvaro Anthony RP
Velazquez Juan INF
Venters Jonny RP
Voelkel Ryan 1B
Walden Jordan RP
Weglarz Nick OF
White Dean SS
Williamson Fabian P
Wilson Ross 2B
Wood Alex SP
Yepez Jose C

Blakeley Gordon TO
Coppolella John TO
Glavine Tom TO
Gonzalez Fredi MAN
Hart John TO
Lewis Derrick TO
McDowell Roger PC
Pendleton Terry TO
Porter Bo TO
Schuerholz John TO
Snitker Brian TO
Tosca Carlos TO

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