Atlanta Braves announce Art in the Park to debut this season
The Atlanta Braves announce Art in the Park will debut this upcoming season, with local artists from around Braves Country creating limited-edition posters.
Braves announce 2019 non-roster Spring Training invites
The Atlanta Braves today announced the club invited 20 non-roster players to Major League spring training in 2019. The team extended invites to six pitchers and 14 position players, including four players (RHP Ian Anderson, OF Cristian Pache, INF Austin Riley, OF Drew Waters) in MLB.com's Top 100 Prospects.
Braves agree to terms with OF Nick Markakis
The Atlanta Braves agreed to terms with OF Nick Markakis on a one-year contract for the 2019 season worth $4 million on Tuesday. The deal also includes a club option for 2020 worth $6 million. The Braves' 40-man roster is now full.
Braves announce 10 title changes in baseball operations
Executive Vice President & General Manager Alex Anthopoulos today announced 10 title changes within the Atlanta Braves baseball operations department.
What to know before attending the Atlanta Braves 2019 Chop Fest at SunTrust Park
The Atlanta Braves will host the team's annual Chop Fest on Saturday, January 19 from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. at SunTrust Park and The Battery Atlanta. The free event* gives fans a preseason opportunity to greet and interact with their favorite players, coaches and alumni.
Braves name Dana Brown as Vice President, Scouting
The Atlanta Braves today announced the organization has hired Dana Brown as vice president, scouting. Brown joins the club from the Toronto Blue Jays, where he served as a special assistant to the general manager for the previous nine seasons. In his role, Brown will oversee Atlanta's amateur scouting efforts.
Braves agree to terms with seven players
The Atlanta Braves today announced the organization has agreed to terms with all seven players eligible for salary arbitration on one-year, non-guaranteed contracts for the 2019 season.
Braves hire veteran HR executive DeRetta Rhodes as senior VP of human resources
The Atlanta Braves have hired longtime Atlanta executive, DeRetta Rhodes, as their new Senior Vice President of Human Resources. Rhodes will begin on January 22 and report to Braves President and CEO Derek Schiller.
Braves announce minor league coaching staffs for 2019
The Atlanta Braves today announced the organization's minor league coaching staffs and roving staffs for the 2019 season.
Braves name Rick Kranitz pitching coach
The Atlanta Braves today named Rick Kranitz as the club's pitching coach.
New Braves Spring Training ballpark named CoolToday Park
The new Spring Training home of the Atlanta Braves has its name: CoolToday Park.
Braves Agree to Terms with Jonny Venters
The Atlanta Braves today agreed to terms with LHP Jonny Venters on a non-guaranteed contract for the 2019 season worth $2.25 million.
Braves announce broadcast Team for 2019 Atlanta Braves Season
The Atlanta Braves, FOX Sports South, FOX Sports Southeast and Dickey Broadcasting have announced their respective broadcast teams for the 2019 Atlanta Braves season.
Braves sign C Brian McCann
The Atlanta Braves today signed C Brian McCann to a one-year contract worth $2 million for the 2019 season. In order to make room on the 40-man roster, the club designated LHP Ricardo Sánchez for assignment.
Jonny Venters wins National League Comeback Player of the Year
The Atlanta Braves congratulate LHP Jonny Venters for winning the National League Comeback Player of the Year Award.
Brian Snitker named National League Manager of the Year
The Atlanta Braves congratulate manager Brian Snitker on winning the 2018 National League Manager of the Year award.
Ronald Acuña Jr. named National League Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year
The Atlanta Braves congratulate OF Ronald Acuña Jr. on winning the 2018 National League Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year award. Acuña Jr. captured 27 of 30 first-place votes from the Baseball Writers' Association of America (BBWAA), which has given the award nationally since 1947.
Nick Markakis wins Louisville Slugger Silver Slugger Award
The Atlanta Braves congratulate OF Nick Markakis on winning a 2018 National League Louisville Slugger Silver Slugger award, the first such honor of his career. Presented every year since 1980, the Silver Slugger award is issued to the top offensive producers at each position in the field as voted by Major League managers and coaches.
Freddie Freeman named Wilson Defensive Player of the Year at first base
The Atlanta Braves congratulate 1B Freddie Freeman on being named the Wilson Defensive Player of the Year at first base.
Braves name Mike Fast special assistant to the general manager
The Atlanta Braves announced the club hired Mike Fast as a special assistant to general manager Alex Anthopoulos on Wednesday.
Dansby Swanson undergoes left wrist procedure
The Atlanta Braves today announced that shortstop Dansby Swanson underwent a procedure to remove a loose body in his left wrist on Monday, Nov. 5.
Freeman, Inciarte, Markakis Win Gold Gloves
The Atlanta Braves congratulate 1B Freddie Freeman, CF Ender Inciarte and RF Nick Markakis on winning a National League Rawlings Gold Glove award this season. This marks the first time the franchise has had three Rawlings Gold Glove winners in a single season since the award's inception in 1957.
Braves acquire C Raffy Lopez
The Atlanta Braves last night acquired C Raffy Lopez from the San Diego Padres in exchange for cash considerations. The club's 40-man roster now stands at 36.
Atlanta Braves will hold their 2019 Chop Fest on Saturday, January 19
The Atlanta Braves will host the team's second annual Chop Fest on Saturday, January 19 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at SunTrust Park and The Battery Atlanta. The event gives fans a preseason opportunity to greet and interact with their favorite players, coaches and alumni.
Braves make roster moves
The Atlanta Braves today reinstated LHP Jacob Lindgren and RHP José Ramírez from the 60-day disabled list and outrighted both to Triple-A Gwinnett, while also outrighting OF Lane Adams and OF Preston Tucker to the Stripers. In addition, Minnesota claimed OF Michael Reed off waivers from the Braves.