The Atlanta Braves and Major League Baseball today released their schedules for the 2021 season, which will have the Braves open the year with a six-game road trip to Philadelphia and Washington before returning home to start Truist Park’s fifth season with a three-game set against the Phillies.
Longtime Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez reached a minor league deal with the Atlanta Braves on Monday that includes an invite to big league spring training.
The Atlanta Braves today signed infielder Adeiny Hechavarría to a one-year contract worth $1 million. The club’s 40-man roster now stands at 39.
The Atlanta Braves today signed LHP Cole Hamels to a one-year contract worth $18 million. The Braves now have 38 players on the club’s 40-man roster.
Atlanta Braves 1B Freddie Freeman underwent arthroscopic right elbow surgery Wednesday in New York, NY. Dr. David Altchek performed the procedure.
Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann said Wednesday that he is retiring after 15 major league seasons.
With a stunning outburst their first time up, the St. Louis Cardinals scored 10 runs for the biggest opening inning in postseason history and dealt the Atlanta Braves another playoff heartbreak with a 13-1 rout in decisive Game 5 of the NL Division Series on Wednesday.
The Braves are back in the A-T-L for a decisive postseason game.
Marcell Ozuna and Kolten Wong each hit two-run doubles in the ninth inning as the St. Louis Cardinals overcame shaky defense and a wild finish to extend Atlanta’s postseason misery, holding off the Braves 7-6 in Game 1 of the NL Division Series on Thursday night.
Freddie Freeman and Ronald Acuña Jr., two keys to Atlanta’s lineup who suffered late-season injuries, say they are healthy for the Braves’ NL Division Series against the St. Louis Cardinals.