Jackie Robinson Day 2022 – Tributes from across MLB on the 75th anniversary of Robinson’s debut

Jackie Robinson’s legacy continues to influence Major League Baseball 75 years after he first crossed the league color barrier with the Brooklyn Dodgers. Robinson was a star from the moment he stepped onto the pitch, excelling despite an environment of hate and abuse from fellow players and fans. Baseball retired Robinson’s No. 42 league-wide in … Read more

Atlanta Braves receive World Series rings in 18.71-karat white gold, 755 diamonds and, yes, pearls

ATLANTA — The Braves finally have their bling, and yes, pearls are involved. Just before the first pitch of Saturday night’s game against the Cincinnati Reds at Truist Park, members of Atlanta’s front office, coaching staff and roster received their World Series rings celebrating the championship of the last season. A total of 24 current … Read more

MLB Opening Day 2022 – What we’re watching, live updates and takeaways as baseball returns

The start of the 2022 MLB season has finally arrived! Starting with seven Opening Day games on Thursday and continuing with the rest of MLB in action on Friday, it’s time to welcome another year on the diamond. To celebrate the return of baseball, we asked our experts to vote on what they’re most looking … Read more

Atlanta Braves OF Ronald Acuna Jr. still in knee rehab, won’t play in any spring training games

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. will not participate in spring training, even as a designated hitter, as it becomes increasingly likely that he will miss at least the first month. of the regular season. “No. You won’t see it in a spring game,” manager Brian Snitker said after Atlanta’s 4-0 … Read more

Freddie Freeman unhappy with lack of interest from Atlanta Braves, at ‘home’ with Los Angeles Dodgers

GLENDALE, Ariz. — For new Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Freddie Freeman, the unthinkable began to become a reality last season as the face of the Atlanta Braves for 12 years began contemplating life. on another team, Atlanta just not showing the interest he wanted. “As the season progressed, there were no discussions, so you … Read more

Inside the one-year contract saga that broke Freddie Freeman and the Atlanta Braves

THE SEPARATION OF Freddie Freeman and the Atlanta Braves sent shockwaves through the industry as it looked like a seemingly happy couple’s divorce, ending more than a decade of apparent joy and contentment. Freeman, the 2020 NL MVP, was a beloved Atlanta fan favorite. For years, the Braves had presented him as the worthy heir … Read more

Atlanta Braves sign Matt Olson to 8-year, $168 million deal through 2029 season

NORTH PORT, Fla. — A general manager’s first call to a newly acquired player is usually superficial, a mere welcome. But when Atlanta Braves general manager Alex Anthopoulos phoned Matt Olson on Monday after acquiring the All-Star first baseman in a trade for the slugger from Oakland Athletics, he had more news. Anthopoulos told Olson … Read more

Atlanta Braves OF Marcell Ozuna apologizes to team and fans after serving MLB suspension for domestic violence

VENICE, Fla. — Atlanta Braves outfielder Marcell Ozuna says he has spoken to teammates and is sorry to fans for his arrest last year for aggravated assault by strangulation and assault after that police said they saw him attack his wife. Ozuna returned to the team this week for the first time since his May … Read more

Atlanta Braves manager Brian Snitker says he didn’t talk business with free agent Freddie Freeman

VENICE, Fla. — Atlanta Braves manager Brian Snitker held court in front of a “2021 World Champions” banner, occasionally peaking at the nearby bullpen, where World Series hero Charlie Morton, organized a parallel session. Around the corner, Ronald Acuna Jr. and Cristian Pache pulled up in matching, shiny SUVs and posed for a photo. “It’s … Read more