Final: Greenville 3, Rome 2
The heightened interest that has followed Tim Tebow through his journey as a professional baseball player comes to Rome tonight.
The excitement around State Mutual Stadium was almost palpable even before the first pitch of the Rome Braves home opener Thursday.
In their first workout of the season, the Rome Braves trotted out an influx of talent and youth onto the field at State Mutual Stadium. The hope is that the budding talent will burst out after a few months of games under manager Randy Ingle and his staff.
Progress leads to promotions in the minor leagues. And the Rome Braves were the epitome of major progress in 2016.
Fans attending Rome Braves games this season will be in line for some special entertainment and some exclusive giveaways as a part of the team’s promotional calendar of events. The Rome Braves are coming off of a championship season where they won the 2016 South Atlantic League title.
It was a day of continued celebration for the Rome Braves Saturday at the team’s annual Hot Stove Gathering at the Forum River Center.
The Rome Braves have confirmed that Atlanta Braves manager Brian Snitker will be attending the Hot Stove Gathering and Championship Celebration Concert this Saturday January 28th. Other guests that have just been confirmed include Atlanta Braves President of Baseball Operations John Hart, Ge…
Some of the players who contributed so much to the Rome Braves’ championship season last year are returning to help them celebrate the start of a new year.
After a 2016 season that saw the team capture a championship and a national honor, the Rome Braves have already set things in motion to continue that success in 2017.
ATLANTA — The Atlanta Braves made another move in the dramatic offseason retooling of their rotation on Thursday by acquiring left-hander Jaime Garcia from the St. Louis Cardinals.
ATLANTA (AP) — With a new stadium nearing completion right across the street, R.A. Dickey chuckled at the idea of not being the Atlanta Braves’ oldest starting pitcher next season.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves are thrilled with the job that interim manager Brian Snitker did this season. They’re still going to look at other potential candidates to lead the team in 2017.
ATLANTA — The Detroit Tigers were eliminated from playoff contention Sunday when Julio Teheran matched a career high with 12 strikeouts and Freddie Freeman hit a first-inning sacrifice fly that led the Atlanta Braves to a 1-0 victory in the last game at Turner Field.
ATLANTA (AP) — Turner Field has aged well. It’s got all the expected amenities of a modern big league ballpark, from luxury boxes to a mammoth video board to the restaurant that hovers above right field to concession stands selling all manner of food and drink.
ATLANTA (AP) — Interim manager Brian Snitker decided about six weeks ago that he wanted to be the Atlanta Braves’ full-time manager.
ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman and Nick Markakis homered, rookie Aaron Blair had a career-high 10 strikeouts and the last-place Atlanta Braves damaged the Detroit Tigers’ playoff hopes with a 5-3 victory Saturday night.
Today, the Braves will play their last game at Turner Field and the stadium will move on to its next chapter, likely as a college football field. Since it opened for the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, it’s been the site of many memorable moments:
ATLANTA (AP) — Miguel Cabrera hit two home runs, Ian Kinsler and Justin Upton also connected and the Detroit Tigers moved up in the playoff race, beating the Atlanta Braves 6-2 Friday night.
ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman’s 30-game hitting streak ended when he struck out in the eighth inning of a tie game Thursday night, but the Atlanta Braves managed to score four runs after that off Philadelphia closer Jeanmar Gomez and beat the Phillies 5-2.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves are giving themselves plenty of reasons to be hopeful about 2017, from a surging offense to improved young pitching.
ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman hit his career-high 33rd homer and stretched his career-best hitting streak to 29 games, helping the Atlanta Braves begin their final homestand at Turner Field with a 7-6 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants have acquired infielder Gordon Beckham in a trade with the Atlanta Braves to give themselves some help for the final week with Eduardo Nunez injured.
MIAMI (AP) — Derek Dietrich hit a two-run homer to help the Miami Marlins end the Atlanta Braves’ winning streak at seven games, winning 6-4 on Saturday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Blair won for the first time in 13 major league starts, Freddie Freeman drove in three runs off a misfiring Noah Syndergaard and the Atlanta Braves’ slowed the New York Mets’ wild-card chase with a 7-3 victory Monday night.
The Rome Braves returned from New Jersey late Saturday night, pulling into State Mutual Stadium to a crowd of fans waiting to celebrate the team’s South Atlantic League Championship. Rome defeated Lakewood 6-1 Friday night to take the SAL championship series three games to one.
ATLANTA (AP) — Trea Turner homered, had four hits and scored four runs, Max Scherzer won his fifth straight decision and the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 7-2 on Friday night.
LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) -- Alejandro Salazar had three hits and scored two runs, and Max Fried struck out 13 hitters over seven innings as the Rome Braves topped the Lakewood BlueClaws 6-1 on Friday.