19 innings into a game and you know the umpires want it to be over because they are being paid the same as they make for a 9 inning game, but what happened on Monday night in Atlanta against the Pittsburgh Pirates was atrocious.
Home plate umpire Jerry Meals called Atlanta Braves short-stop Julio Lugo safe [...]
Derek Lowe of the Atlanta Braves has done it again. Well, sort of. For the second time in two months he’s blown a potential no-hitter in the 7th inning. This time it was against the Florida Marlins. Lowe gave up a single to Greg Dobbs that rolled into center field. By the time he was [...]
Atlanta Braves stalwart, Chipper Jones, will miss at least two more games with a meniscus tear in his right knee that may require surgery. He was held out of the Braves Sunday 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies. According to USA Today:
An MRI revealed the tear, and Jones had an injection in the knee later [...]
The Atlanta Braves traded the Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Jesse Chavez, outfielder Gregor Blanco, and minor league pitcher Tim Collins earlier today before the MLB trading deadline.
In return the Braves receive veteran relief pitcher Kyle Farnsworth and former pitcher turned outfielder Rick Ankiel.
The Braves are currently in first place in the National League East.
The day after the MLB All-Star game is usually one of the slowest days in sports but not for the Atlanta Braves. The Braves made a trade with the Toronto Blue Jays to acquire veteran shortstop Alex Gonzalez.
Along with Gonzalez the Braves will receive minor leaguer shortstop Tyler Pastornicky and pitcher Tim Collins in exchange [...]