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Home Opener at Truist Park
July 28, 2020

TAMPA BAY RAYS VS. ATLANTA BRAVES Home Opener: Wednesday, July 29 at 7:10 p.m. (FOX Sports Southeast)

  • Pregame Ceremony: ­ 2019 NL East Champs Recap Video: The Atlanta Braves will celebrate their 2nd straight division championship with a look back at 2019. ­ Introduction of 2020 Tampa Bay Rays

Atlanta Braves Announce 2020 Regular-Season Schedule

Braves to open the season with three games with the New York Mets
July 6, 2020

The Atlanta Braves and Major League Baseball today released the club’s schedule for 2020, which will have the Braves open the 60-game regular season on Friday, July 24 with a matchup against the New York Mets. The Braves will return home for their Truist Park opener on Wednesday, July 29,

Scott and Seth Avett of the Avett Brothers to perform special concert this Thursday, May 14, at 10 p.m. ET

The Brothers performance will be live on the Braves Facebook page
May 11, 2020

ATLANTA (May 11, 2020) – Scott and Seth Avett, of The Avett Brothers, will perform a free concert this Thursday, May 14, on the Braves Facebook page. The performance will begin at 10 p.m. ET. The 45-minute set will also serve as an opportunity for fans to donate money to

Braves to broadcast new series “1995: Rise of the A” highlighting the connection between the '95 team and the emergence of Atlanta’s music industry

The five-part series will air Sunday, May 3 on the Braves’ YouTube channel
April 30, 2020

ATLANTA -- The Braves have created a five-part series entitled “1995: Rise of the A” chronicling the relationship between the Braves World Series championship run in 1995 and the rise of the music and entertainment scene that shaped Atlanta’s culture today. The full series will be available beginning this Sunday,

The Braves introduce Braves Home Plate Project to respond to food insecurity in Atlanta and beyond

Team also launches Meals for the Brave providing meals to the frontlines at Northside and WellStar Hospitals
April 21, 2020

ATLANTA (April 21, 2020) - While the Covid19 pandemic has temporarily postponed the Major League Baseball season, the Atlanta Braves have launched two food programs to meet the additional demand for meals for those in need and support our healthcare and essential workers. The first, a partnership with Braves concessionaire,

The Atlanta Braves will celebrate virtual “At Home” opener this Friday, April 3, at 5:30 P.M.

April 2, 2020

ATLANTA (April 2, 2020) – The Atlanta Braves continue to connect and engage with fans as communities navigate the effect of COVID-19. In times of crisis, sports remain a constant outlet for escape and community. This Friday at 5:30 p.m., the team will host a virtual “At Home” Opener with

Atlanta Braves establish $1 million relief fund 

March 17, 2020

ATLANTA (March 17, 2020) - It was announced earlier today, that all 30 Major League Baseball teams will donate $1 million to assist thousands of ballpark staff impacted by the delayed start of 2020 MLB season due to the COVID19 pandemic. The Atlanta Braves, through the Atlanta Braves Foundation, are

Braves promote and extend Alex Anthopoulos, extend manager Brian Snitker and his coaching staff 

February 17, 2020

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves today announced the organization has promoted Alex Anthopoulos to president, baseball operations and general manager, while extending the contracts of manager Brian Snitker and his coaching staff through the 2021 season. The club also extended Anthopoulos’ contract through 2024. Anthopoulos will continue to report directly

Braves to Introduce a New Digital Documentary Series 'Behind the Braves: 2020 Atlanta Braves Spring Training'

The Five-Part, Weekly Series to Debut February 20
February 3, 2020

ATLANTA (February 3, 2020) – The Atlanta Braves will introduce a new, weekly digital documentary series during their inaugural season at CoolToday Park in North Port, Fla. beginning Thursday, February 20. The series will air on the Braves YouTube channel, with short teaser clips shared across the team’s social platforms.

Braves announce 2020 non-roster Spring Training invites

January 22, 2020

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves today announced the club invited 26 non-roster players to major league spring training in 2020. The team extended invites to nine pitchers and 17 position players, including the 2010 American League Cy Young Award winner, RHP Félix Hernández and both of the club’s first-round draft

Braves Sign OF Marcell Ozuna

Atlanta inks outfielder to a one-year deal
January 21, 2020

ATLANTA – The Atlanta Braves today signed OF Marcell Ozuna to a one-year contract worth $18 million. The Braves now have 40 players on the club’s 40-man roster. Ozuna, 29, spent 2019 with St. Louis, his second season with the Cardinals. The 6-foot-1, 225-pound native of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic,

Braves sign INF Adeiny Hechavarría

Atlanta inks infielder to a one-year deal
January 16, 2020

ATLANTA – 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. Hechavarría, 30, split last season between Atlanta and New York (NL), hitting .328 (20-for-61) with four home runs and a 1.039 OPS in 24 games

Ozzie Albies and Ronald Acuña Jr. 'Braves Win' two-part bobblehead set, Hank Aaron ‘74 replica jersey giveaways highlight Atlanta Braves 2020 promotional schedule

January 16, 2020

ATLANTA (January 16, 2020) – The Atlanta Braves unveiled their promotional schedule for the upcoming 2020 season at Truist Park. Highlights include six bobbleheads, including a two-part, Ozzie Albies and Ronald Acuña Jr. ‘Braves Win’ set presented by Xfinity, commemorating the duo’s iconic celebratory high-fives, Star Wars Night on May

Truist and the Atlanta Braves Announce Truist Park as New Name of SunTrust Park

Home of the Atlanta Braves Will Feature New Truist Brand Identity Throughout Ballpark
January 14, 2020

ATLANTA (JANUARY 14, 2020) – Truist Financial Corporation (NYSE: TFC) and the Atlanta Braves today announced that SunTrust Park will be renamed Truist Park as a continuation of its naming rights partnership with the Braves. Truist Park will continue SunTrust Park’s legacy of establishing a community where friends and families

Braves agree to terms with six players

January 10, 2020

ATLANTA – The Atlanta Braves today announced the organization has agreed to terms with six players who were eligible for salary arbitration on one-year, non-guaranteed contracts for the 2020 season. The Braves agreed to terms with pitchers LHP Grant Dayton ($655,000), RHP Luke Jackson ($1.825 million), and RHP Mike Foltynewicz

Atlanta Braves Chop Fest Weekend scheduled for January 24 and 25

December 9, 2019

ATLANTA -- The Braves will hold their annual Chop Fest Weekend on Friday, January 24 and Saturday, January 25. The weekend will begin Friday night at 7 p.m. with the Chop Fest Gala benefiting the Atlanta Braves Foundation held at the Coca-Cola Roxy. Attendees will arrive via a red-carpet entrance,

Braves sign LHP Cole Hamels

Atlanta inks four-time All-Star to one-year deal
December 4, 2019

ATLANTA -- 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. Hamels, 35, spent last season with the Cubs and went 7-7 with a 3.81 ERA (60 ER/141.2 IP), 56 walks and 143

Braves Non-Tender Three Players

Atlanta's 40-man roster stands at 37
December 2, 2019

The Atlanta Braves have declined to tender a 2020 contract offer to INF/OF Charlie Culberson, C John Ryan Murphy and OF Rafael Ortega.

Braves sign C Travis d'Arnaud

Atlanta inks catcher to a two-year deal
November 24, 2019

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. The Braves now have 40 players on the club’s 40-man roster. D’Arnaud, 30, split last season between New York (NL), Los Angeles

Braves sign RHP Chris Martin

Atlanta inks righty to a two-year deal
November 19, 2019

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves tonight signed RHP Chris Martin to a two-year contract worth $14 million. Martin will make $7 million in each year of the deal. The Braves now have 39 players on the club’s 40-man roster. Martin, 33, finished last season with the Braves after the club

Braves sign LHP Will Smith

All-Star reliever inks a three-year deal
November 14, 2019

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves today signed LHP Will Smith to a three-year contract worth $39 million, with a 2023 club option for $13 million. Smith, along with Braves Executive Vice President and General Manager Alex Anthopoulos, will be available to the media on Tuesday at SunTrust Park at 2

Braves sign C Tyler Flowers and OF Nick Markakis

Club declines options for RHP Teheran and OF Hamilton, tenders 3B Donaldson qualifying offer
November 4, 2019

ATLANTA – The Atlanta Braves today signed C Tyler Flowers and OF Nick Markakis to one-year contracts after declining both players’ team options for the 2020 season. The club also declined RHP Julio Teheran’s team option for 2020, declined a mutual option for OF Billy Hamilton and tendered 3B Josh

1B Freddie Freeman undergoes arthroscopic right elbow surgery

Surgery performed Wednesday in New York City
October 18, 2019

ATLANTA -- Atlanta Braves 1B Freddie Freeman underwent arthroscopic right elbow surgery Wednesday in New York, NY. Dr. David Altchek performed the procedure. Dr. Altchek explored and cleaned out the entire right elbow joint during the procedure, removing three fragmented loose bodies and cleaning up multiple bone spur formations that

Braves' NL Division Series roster substitution approved

October 4, 2019

Major League Baseball announced today that it has approved a roster substitution for the Atlanta Braves due to an injury sustained by pitcher Chris Martin. As a result, Martin will be replaced by right-handed pitcher Julio Teheran on Atlanta’s Division Series roster. Dr. Gary Green, MLB’s Medical Director, confirmed the

Braves sign C Francisco Cervelli

Atlanta options C Alex Jackson to Triple-A Gwinnett
August 24, 2019

ATLANTA – The Atlanta Braves today signed catcher Francisco Cervelli to a major league contract. He will wear No. 45 with Atlanta. Cervelli, 33, appeared in 34 games with the Pittsburgh Pirates this season, batting .193/.279/.248 over 109 at-bats. Cervelli had been with the Pirates since 2015 and was Pittsburgh’s