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Braves NL Division Series roster substitution approved

October 12, 2021

Major League Baseball announced today that it has approved a roster substitution for the Atlanta Braves due to a positive COVID-19 test for Jorge Soler. As a result, Soler will be replaced by outfielder Cristian Pache on Atlanta’s Division Series roster. In accordance with MLB Postseason rules, Pache may remain

Atlanta Braves 2021 Postseason Single-Game Tickets will go on sale THIS Friday, October 1 at 10 a.m.

Braves Insiders will have a presale opportunity on Thursday, September 30
September 29, 2021

ATLANTA (September 29, 2021) – Single-game tickets for potential National League Division Series and National League Championship Series games at Truist Park will go on sale this Friday, October 1 at 10 a.m. ET to the general public. Braves Insiders will have early access with a presale beginning on Thursday,

Atlanta Braves name Bob Burkhardt the 2021 Walter Banks Hospitality Award Recipient

Burkhardt becomes the fifth recipient of this prestigious staff award
September 28, 2021

ATLANTA (September 28, 2021) – Walter Banks and the Atlanta Braves have named Bob Burkhardt the 2021 Walter Banks Hospitality Award recipient. The award is given annually to a staff member who exemplifies extraordinary guest service in the mold of longtime Braves employee Walter Banks, who has been with the

Will Smith Named Atlanta Braves' Nominee for the 2021 Roberto Clemente Award

September 14, 2021

Major League Baseball today announced that Will Smith was named the Atlanta Braves' 2021 nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award, baseball's most prestigious individual honor for Major Leaguers.

Atlanta Braves announce 2022 and 2023 dates for their Ralph Garr-Bill Lucas HBCU Baseball Classic presented by Truist

The annual three-game series will feature Grambling State University and Florida A&M University at Coolray Field
August 27, 2021

ATLANTA (August 27, 2021) – The Atlanta Braves announced the return of their annual weekend series between two historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) baseball programs, the Ralph Garr-Bill Lucas HBCU Baseball Classic presented by Truist. The best-of-three series will be played at Coolray Field, home of the Braves’ Triple-A

Atlanta Braves become first MLB team to sign NIL deals with student athletes

UGA gymnast Rachel Baumann and Georgia Tech quarterback Jordan Yates become first two 'Braves Athletes'
August 23, 2021

ATLANTA (August 23, 2021) – The Atlanta Braves today announced the signing of NIL contracts with two local student-athletes, University of Georgia gymnast Rachel Baumann and Georgia Tech quarterback Jordan Yates. With this signing, the Braves become the first Major League Baseball team to officially partner with student-athletes since the

Braves sign Travis d'Arnaud

Catcher signs a two-year deal with a club option for ‘24
August 20, 2021

ATLANTA – The Atlanta Braves today signed C Travis d’Arnaud to a two-year contract worth $16 million. D’Arnaud will make $8 million in each year of the deal, which includes a $8 million club option for 2024 with no buyout. D’Arnaud, 32, won the Silver Slugger Award in 2020 after

Atlanta Braves to host annual HBCU Night presented by Truist on Friday, August 27

August 19, 2021

ATLANTA (August 19, 2021) – To honor the contributions of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), the Atlanta Braves will host their annual HBCU Night presented by Truist on Friday, August 27 as the team takes on the San Francisco Giants. The night will highlight the impact of Historically Black

Atlanta Braves announce Phil Niekro Night, Tuesday, August 24

Evening will celebrate the legendary knuckleballer’s legacy and honor his impact on and off the field
August 9, 2021

ATLANTA (August 9, 2021) – The Atlanta Braves will observe Phil Niekro Night as the team battles the New York Yankees at Truist Park on Tuesday, August 24. The evening will celebrate the life and legacy of Hall of Famer Phil Niekro and highlight his passion to end child abuse

Atlanta Braves and Major League Baseball announce Legacy projects to support community-based programs and youth efforts in Atlanta

$3 million initiative will further youth baseball & softball efforts, promote diversity in the sport, and serve community veterans; projects to be unveiled week of July 26, ahead of Hank Aaron Weekend presented by Delta Air Lines
July 22, 2021

ATLANTA (July 22, 2021) -- The Atlanta Braves and Major League Baseball (MLB) are partnering to enrich the Atlanta community and increase access to youth baseball and softball programs with a focus on promoting diversity. Approximately $3 million donated by The Atlanta Braves Foundation and MLB’s Legacy Fund will support

Braves acquire OF Joc Pederson 

Atlanta gets former All-Star from Chicago
July 15, 2021

ATLANTA – The Atlanta Braves tonight acquired OF Joc Pederson from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for 1B Bryce Ball. Pederson, 29, batted .230 (59-for-256) with 11 home runs and a .718 OPS in 73 games for the Cubs this season. The 6-foot-1, 220-pound native of Palo Alto, Calif., signed

Atlanta Braves announce the 2021 Hank Aaron Weekend presented by Delta Air Lines July 30 – August 1

Weekend will celebrate Hank Aaron’s legacy of furthering the spirit of equity and positive social change as a player, philanthropist, front office executive, and businessman
June 7, 2021

ATLANTA (June 7, 2021) – The Atlanta Braves will celebrate Hank Aaron Weekend presented by Delta Air Lines when the team comes home to face the Milwaukee Brewers, July 30 – Aug. 1. The 2021 Hank Aaron Weekend will showcase the standard of excellence Aaron established through his on- and

Atlanta Braves and Major League Baseball Partner with The Warrior Alliance to Establish Community Veteran Facility at The Battery Atlanta

The Warrior Alliance Home Base at The Battery Atlanta set to open in July 2021
May 27, 2021

ATLANTA (May 27, 2021) – The Atlanta Braves, through the Atlanta Braves Foundation and with the support of Major League Baseball’s Legacy Fund, are partnering with The Warrior Alliance (TWA) to establish a community veteran facility at The Battery Atlanta. The new facility, named “The Warrior Alliance Home Base at

Atlanta Braves partner with Georgia High School Association to host 5A, 6A and 7A Baseball Championship Games at Truist Park

The partnership is a part of the team’s ongoing initiatives to help grow youth baseball in the state
May 14, 2021

ATLANTA (May 14, 2021) – The Atlanta Braves have partnered with the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) to host the second annual GHSA 5A, 6A, and 7A Baseball State Championships at Truist Park. Designed to showcase baseball talent in the Southeast, the championships are an extension of the organization’s efforts

Atlanta Braves 2021 Art in the Park Poster Series to honor Hank Aaron

May 13, 2021

ATLANTA (May 13, 2021) – Today, the Atlanta Braves announced the 2021 Art in the Park poster series, which began in 2019 and celebrates the talents of diverse designers and artists. The 2021 series will feature six limited edition designs to honor Hank Aaron. All proceeds from the sale of

Beginning May 7, Atlanta Braves to expand capacity to 100 percent 

April 28, 2021

ATLANTA (April 28, 2021) – With vaccinations across the Southeast increasing and health and safety protocols still in place, the Atlanta Braves are set to resume normal Truist Park seating capacity beginning Friday, May 7 as the team begins their third homestand of the season with a series against the

Therabody named official recovery partner of the Atlanta Braves

April 12, 2021

ATLANTA (April 12, 2021) – The Atlanta Braves have named Therabody the team’s exclusive recovery partner, incorporating percussive and massage therapy and pneumatic compression devices into training, activation, and recovery protocols. The partnership will integrate Therabody’s percussive massage therapy device, Theragun®, into the Braves’ pre-game training, in-game muscle activation, and

Braves option six, reassign 18

March 12, 2021

NORTH PORT, Fla. – The Atlanta Braves made 24 roster moves today, trimming their spring roster to 43 players. The club optioned RHP Víctor Arano, LHP Tucker Davidson, RHP Jasseel De La Cruz, LHP Kyle Muller, RHP Chad Sobotka, and RHP Patrick Weigel to Triple-A Gwinnett, while reassigning INF CJ

The Atlanta Braves to host fans at Truist Park in 2021

Ballpark will open with 33% capacity
March 12, 2021

ATLANTA -- When the Atlanta Braves take the field for their home opener on Friday, April 9 against the Philadelphia Phillies, they will welcome fans back for the first time since October 2019. The team will open Truist Park with a 33% capacity and due to evolving changes, capacity will

Atlanta Braves to host annual Ralph Garr-Bill Lucas HBCU Baseball Classic presented by Truist

The inaugural event will feature a three-game series between Grambling State University and Florida A&M University March 12 – 14 at Coolray Field
February 16, 2021

ATLANTA (February 16, 2021) – The Atlanta Braves will host an annual weekend series between two historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) baseball programs while honoring two Braves greats and HBCU graduates with the Ralph Garr-Bill Lucas HBCU Baseball Classic presented by Truist. The inaugural series will take place Friday,

Braves sign OF Marcell Ozuna

Atlanta brings outfielder back on a four-year deal
February 5, 2021

ATLANTA – The Atlanta Braves today signed OF Marcell Ozuna to a four-year contract worth $64 million. The deal includes a fifth-year club option at $16 million or a $1 million buyout, guaranteeing Ozuna $65 million. Ozuna, 30, hit 18 home runs and drove in 56 runs to lead the

Atlanta Braves announce the Henry Aaron Fellowship

A year-long fellowship to develop the next generation of diverse business leadership in baseball
February 5, 2021

ATLANTA (February 5, 2021) – The Atlanta Braves announced the creation of their new, year-long executive leadership program, the Henry Aaron Fellowship. The fellowship is part of the team’s continued efforts to widen the talent pool of future diverse industry leaders and build on the legacy of trailblazers like Hank

Braves hire Chipper Jones for part-time role on Major League coaching staff 

Hall of Famer will be the Major League hitting consultant
February 1, 2021

ATLANTA – The Braves today added Hall of Famer Chipper Jones to the club’s major league coaching staff as a major league hitting consultant. Jones will work in a part-time capacity. Jones, 48, spent his entire 19-year major league career with Atlanta, and was elected to the National Baseball Hall

Atlanta Braves announce the formation of the Henry Louis Aaron Fund with $2 million donation

Atlanta Braves pledge $1 million and Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association together add a combined $1 million to help grow diversity in baseball
January 27, 2021

ATLANTA (January 27, 2021) – Yesterday, during their memorial service for Hank Aaron, the Atlanta Braves announced the formation of The Henry Louis Aaron Fund, which will live inside the Atlanta Braves Foundation, and seeded an initial $1 million. Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association added

Braves icon Hank Aaron passes away

The Hall of Famer and philanthropist was 86
January 22, 2021

ATLANTA – It is with great sadness we share the passing of our home run king, Hank Aaron, who passed away peacefully in his sleep. He was 86.