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MLB: Managar Gonzalez says Braves are ‘retooling’

With multiple major moves in the off season, the Atlanta Braves have remade a good part of its roster and strengthened its minor league system, but Braves’ manager Fredi Gonzalez shied away from any talk of rebuilding.

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Friday 01/16/2015
JOSH BROWN COLUMN: Kimbrel in pinstripes?
Posted: January 16, 2015

I’m not saying the Braves are going to trade Craig Kimbrel to the New York Yankees.

Tuesday 01/06/2015
MLB HALL OF FAME BALLOT: Smoltz thrived as starter, reliever
Posted: January 06, 2015

ATLANTA — John Smoltz could do it all on the mound.

Wednesday 12/31/2014
JOSH BROWN COLUMN: Could Gattis be gone?
Posted: December 31, 2014

Let me begin by making it abundantly clear that in my perfect baseball world Evan Gattis would be the Atlanta Braves’ starting catcher in 2015, and Christian Bethancourt would be traded.

Wednesday 12/24/2014
JOSH BROWN COLUMN: Trading Justin Upton for peanuts
Posted: December 24, 2014

In a recent interview, John Hart made a witty comment when he was interrogated by a reporter about his recent off-season moves. He said that it’s not like he’s breaking up the 1927 Yankees. And, he is certainly right about that.

Thursday 12/11/2014
ATLANTA BRAVES: Braves release new renderings of proposed Cobb County stadium
Posted: December 11, 2014

ATLANTA — The Atlanta Braves released new renderings of their planned suburban stadium Wednesday, showing a hotel and office building towering beyond the right-field stands.

Wednesday 12/10/2014
JOSH BROWN COLUMN: Markakis vs. Heyward
Posted: December 10, 2014

Over the past week I have read countless columns and tweets declaring Nick Markakis as some washed up underperforming bench warmer.

Wednesday 12/03/2014
ATLANTA BRAVES: Braves let Medlen, Beachy go free
Posted: December 03, 2014

ATLANTA — Kris Medlen and Brandon Beachy are becoming free agents following decisions by the Atlanta Braves not to offer 2015 contracts to the right-handers, both recovering from their second Tommy John surgeries.

Tuesday 11/18/2014
JOSH BROWN COLUMN: Gattis needs to stay behind the plate
Posted: November 18, 2014

When I read last week that John Hart is planning on moving Evan Gattis to left field and making Christian Bethancourt the Braves starting catcher, I about had a heart attack.

Tuesday 10/28/2014
Braves hire hitting coach Seitzer
Posted: October 28, 2014

New hitting coach Kevin Seitzer said he’ll bring an up-the-middle philosophy to an Atlanta Braves team which flopped at the plate this season.

Wednesday 10/08/2014
Braves promote, make new hires
Posted: October 08, 2014

Atlanta Braves interim general manager John Hart announced Tuesday that the club has made several hires and promotions and has also realigned the Baseball Operations Department.

Monday 10/06/2014
Rome's Brian Bridges gets promotion with Atlanta Braves
Updated: October 06, 2014 - 4:35 pm

Baseball America, Peter Gammons and is reporting that Rome's Brian Bridges has been promoted to scouting director for the organization.

Sunday 10/05/2014
JOSH BROWN COLUMN: A look ahead to 2015
Posted: October 05, 2014

Please accept my most heartfelt apology for my callous neglect of my opinionated Braves columns.

Wednesday 10/01/2014
Braves hitting coach quits after dismal season
Posted: October 01, 2014

ATLANTA — The changes keep coming for the Atlanta Braves.

Monday 09/29/2014
Braves face shaky future after dismal finish
Posted: September 29, 2014

ATLANTA — Less than 24 hours after the end to a disappointing season, many of the lockers at Turner Field were already cleaned out Monday.

Class A team moving in 2015
Posted: September 29, 2014

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves’ advanced Class A team is moving from Lynchburg, Virginia, to Zebulon, North Carolina.

Braves down Phillies to close out season
Posted: September 29, 2014

PHILADELPHIA — Fredi Gonzalez was tossing and turning in his hotel room Saturday night.

Sunday 09/28/2014
Uptons homer as Braves down Phillies
Posted: September 28, 2014

PHILADELPHIA — Brothers B.J. and Justin Upton each homered and the Atlanta Braves held on for a 4-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night.

Saturday 09/27/2014
Braves come up short against Phillies
Updated: September 27, 2014 - 1:12 am

PHILADELPHIA — Jonathan Papelbon made his first appearance in Philadelphia since he made a lewd gesture as he left the field, closing out the Phillies’ 5-4 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night with a scoreless ninth inning.

Thursday 09/25/2014
Braves fall to Pirates, 10-1
Posted: September 25, 2014

ATLANTA — Edinson Vol­quez threw seven scoreless innings, Travis Snider and Neil Walker hit homers and the Pittsburgh Pirates moved within one game of the NL Central lead with a 10-1 win over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night.

Hart begins meetings as Braves’ new interim GM
Posted: September 25, 2014

ATLANTA — John Hart kicked off his new role as Braves interim general manager by scheduling meetings that began with the coaching staff on Tuesday and will continue this week with instructional league personnel in Florida.

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