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2015 Schedule
67-95, 4th in NL East
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Blue Jays, Aardsma agree to minor league deal

Pitcher David Aardsma will report to spring training after agreeing to a minor league contract with the Blue Jays, which will be his ninth team since entering the majors in 2004.

Report: Braves targeting 'Lazarito'

Atlanta is making a "strong push" to land Cuban outfield prospect Lazaro Robersy Armenteros Arango, sources tell Armenteros is expected to sign with a major league team next week. MLB rumors roundup

Breaking down the Braves' rebuilding phase (2:56)
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A big year for Braves fans

If you liked the Atlanta Braves dynasty of the 1990s, then you loved the Baseball Hall of Fame class of 2014. The group, which featured pitchers Tom Glavine and Greg Maddux and manager Bobby Cox, is among the best of all time. Schoenfield: Top 5 HOF classes


Foltynewicz continues recovery from blood clots

Braves right-hander Mike Foltynewicz said Monday he hopes to be cleared this week to throw off a mound as he continues his recovery from life-threatening blood clots in his right shoulder.

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Braves deserve praise for Miller trade

Lauded at the time of the deal, Atlanta's trade of Shelby Miller for Ender Inciarte and Dansby Swanson, among others, still ranks among the best moves this winter. And it'll look even better for the Braves if Swanson develops into a star. Schoenfield: Top 5 offseason moves

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13dJerry Crasnick

Manfred hits brakes on potential NL DH talk

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred told ESPN that he did not mean to give the impression during his comments at last week's owners meetings that NL clubs want to adopt the designated hitter.

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'I didn't know Mama was so strong'

It's National Hug Day, so we rounded up 10 of the game's most memorable embraces. Our list wouldn't be complete without this sweet moment shared between Hank Aaron and his mother Estella after he passed Babe Ruth as baseball's Home Run King. Baseball's best hugs

Final season at Turner Field for Braves (2:25)
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20dDavid Schoenfield

All-time great bullpens: 2010s

Continuing the SweetSpot series on bullpens, David Schoenfield ranks the best bullpens of the 2010s.

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Atlanta is a possibility for Cespedes

If the Braves first trade their current right fielder Nick Markakis, Jim Bowden thinks they could be a potential fit for Yoenis Cespedes. Fits for free agents (Insider)

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Braves' defense is still plenty good

Even after the trade of SS Andrelton Simmons, Atlanta's defense remains among the best in the game, according to Buster Olney. The additions of OF Ender Inciarte and C Tyler Flowers are a big reason why. Top 10 defenses (Insider)

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A trade idea for Cubs and Braves

Chicago gets Ender Inciarte and Julio Teheran and, in exchange, Atlanta acquires Jorge Soler and pitching prospect Ryan Williams. Jim Bowden thinks its a fair deal, as the Cubs fill two areas of need and the rebuilding Braves shed some payroll. Bowden: Trades I'd like to see (Insider)

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23dDavid Schoenfield

All-time great bullpens: 2000s

The 2003 Los Angeles Dodgers had the decade's most dominant bullpen, led by closer Eric Gagne, who didn't blow a save in 55 opportunities.

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Japan honors Aaron for baseball contributions

Japan has honored former home run king Hank Aaron with one of its highest awards, bestowing the Order of the Rising Sun for bringing young people and countries together through baseball.

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Are the Braves tanking?

One AL exec doesn't think so, saying instead that Atlanta has a "clear strategy," which Braves president of baseball operations John Hart backs up. "We're going in trying to win," Hart said, "but we have a bigger vision." Stark: The troubling state of the NL

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Bargain hunters emerging for Cespedes

The longer that Yoenis Cespedes remains a free agent, the more likely it is that he could accept a shorter-term deal. As a result, the Mets and the Braves have reportedly been keeping tabs on the slugger. MLB rumors roundup

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Olivera is X factor for Braves' outfield

With solid regulars in center (Ender Inciarte) and right (Nick Markakis), Atlanta's outfield will likely be judged by how Hector Olivera fares in left. If he succeeds, the group will be among the best in the game, according to Buster Olney. Top 10 outfields (Insider)

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Braves' infield could actually be good

Atlanta figures to be in for a tough 2016, but its infield, led by 1B Freddie Freeman, might turn some heads. Buster Olney, who ranks the Braves just outside his list, sees 3B Adonis Garcia as an X factor. Top 10 infields (Insider)

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.25115th
On Base Percentage.31417th
Slugging Percentage.35930th
Earned Run Average4.4127th
Quality Starts79Tied-17th

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