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Braves add OF Almonte

By Anonymous (not verified), 4 months 2 weeks ago
Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Atlanta Braves signed outfielder Zoilo Almonte to a one-year contract Monday while bringing in a pair of veteran pitchers on minor league deals.Almonte had spent his entire career in the Yankees organization and hit .211 with two home runs and 12 RBI over 47 major league games spread across two seasons with New York. The switch-hitting Dominican had been...

Braves extend qualifying offer to Santana

By Anonymous (not verified), 4 months 3 weeks ago
Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Atlanta Braves made a qualifying offer to starting pitcher Ervin Santana on Monday.Santana went 14-10 with a 3.95 ERA and 179 strikeouts last season, his first with Atlanta. The right-hander previously spent eight seasons with the Angels and one in Kansas City.Santana has until 5:00 p.m. (ET) on Monday, Nov. 10 to accept the offer or become a free agent.

Braves hire Seitzer as hitting coach

By Anonymous (not verified), 4 months 4 weeks ago
Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Atlanta Braves have hired Kevin Seitzer to replace Greg Walker as hitting coach.The 52-year-old Seitzer was the hitting coach for the Toronto Blue Jays this past season. He also served in a similar position for the Kansas City Royals from 2009-12 and the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2007."Kevin is a well-respected, experienced hitting coach," Braves president of...

Braves name Hart president of baseball operations

By Anonymous (not verified), 5 months 3 days ago
Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Atlanta Braves have named John Hart as president of baseball operations.Hart took over as interim general manager on Sept. 22 when Frank Wren was fired after the Braves were eliminated from playoff contention.At the time, Hart was not interested in a full-time position as head of the club's baseball department, but he has now signed on for three years in a...

Gonzalez to return for Atlanta

By Anonymous (not verified), 5 months 3 weeks ago
Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez will return for a fifth season in 2015.Gonzalez's job status had come into question when general manager Frank Wren was fired in late September after the Braves had been officially eliminated from playoff contention with a late-season swoon.Interim general manager John Hart made the decision to keep Gonzalez on Friday.The...

NL Matchup -- Atlanta at Philadelphia

By Anonymous (not verified), 5 months 4 weeks ago
NL Matchup -- Atlanta at PhiladelphiaAtlanta Braves (78-83) at Philadelphia Phillies (73-88)Upcoming Games and ResultsGame One: Philadelphia 5, Atlanta 4Game Two: Atlanta 4, Philadelphia 2Game Three: Sunday, September 28th, 1:35 p.m.Head-to-Head Records2014: Atlanta 10-8 (3-6 at Atl; 7-2 at Phi)2013: Atlanta 11-8 (7-3 at Atl; 4-5 at Phi)2012: Atlanta 12-6 (5-4 at Atl; 7-2 at Phi)2011:...

NL Matchup -- Atlanta at Philadelphia

By Anonymous (not verified), 5 months 4 weeks ago
NL Matchup -- Atlanta at PhiladelphiaAtlanta Braves (77-83) at Philadelphia Phillies (73-87)Upcoming Games and ResultsGame One: Philadelphia 5, Atlanta 4Game Two: Saturday, September 27th, 7:05 p.m.Game Three: Sunday, September 28th, 1:35 p.m.Head-to-Head Records2014: Atlanta 9-8 (3-6 at Atl; 6-2 at Phi)2013: Atlanta 11-8 (7-3 at Atl; 4-5 at Phi)2012: Atlanta 12-6 (5-4 at Atl; 7-2 at Phi)2011...

NL Matchup -- Atlanta at Philadelphia

By Anonymous (not verified), 6 months 16 hours ago
NL Matchup -- Atlanta at PhiladelphiaAtlanta Braves (77-82) at Philadelphia Phillies (72-87)Upcoming Games and ResultsGame One: Friday, September 26th, 7:05 p.m.Game Two: Saturday, September 27th, 7:05 p.m.Game Three: Sunday, September 28th, 1:35 p.m.Head-to-Head Records2014: Atlanta 9-7 (3-6 at Atl; 6-1 at Phi)2013: Atlanta 11-8 (7-3 at Atl; 4-5 at Phi)2012: Atlanta 12-6 (5-4 at Atl; 7-2 at...

Recap: Atlanta vs. Pittsburgh

By Anonymous (not verified), 6 months 1 day ago
Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - Edinson Volquez's latest sensational start, combined with an offensive barrage, enabled the Pittsburgh Pirates to further close the gap in the National League Central race by virtue of a 10-1 rout of the Atlanta Braves.Behind Volquez's seven scoreless innings and a 16-hit onslaught, the Pirates pulled within one game of St. Louis for the NL Central lead entering...

NL Matchup -- Pittsburgh at Atlanta

By Anonymous (not verified), 6 months 1 day ago
NL Matchup -- Pittsburgh at AtlantaPittsburgh Pirates (86-72) at Atlanta Braves (77-81)Upcoming Games and ResultsGame One: Pittsburgh 1, Atlanta 0Game Two: Pittsburgh 3, Atlanta 2Game Three: Atlanta 6, Pittsburgh 2Game Four: Thursday, September 25th, 7:10 p.m.Head-to-Head Records2014: Tied 3-3 (Atl 2-1 at Pit; 1-2 at Home)2013: Atlanta 4-3 (1-3 at Pit; 3-0 at Atl)2012: Pittsburgh 4-3 (2-1 at...