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  • Resilient Moylan ecstatic to rejoin Braves
    Peter Moylan and the Braves agreed to terms on a non-guaranteed Major League deal, the team announced on Monday. To make room for Moylan, the Braves designated right-hander Mauricio Cabrera for assignment.
  • Albies' elbow issues a thing of the past in camp
    A refreshed and confident Ozzie Albies has returned to Braves camp thankful that he is no longer dealing with the concerns that surrounded him last year, when he entered Spring Training with some doubts about the fractured right elbow he'd suffered the previous September.
  • All clubs to don Douglas caps for ST openers
    All 30 Major League teams will wear Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School baseball caps before their Spring Training games this weekend to show support for the Parkland, Fla., community and the Stoneman Douglas student body after the tragic shooting at the school on Feb. 14.
  • Chipper: Acuna is 'way ahead of me'
    Chipper Jones grew up as a Major Leaguer with Andruw Jones and saw plenty of a young Vladimir Guerrero when the Braves shared a Spring Training complex with the Expos in the 1990s. But he's not sure he's ever seen anybody as impressive as Ronald Acuna, the Braves' 20-year-old five-tool outfielder who may be just a couple of months away from his Major League debut.
  • Snitker tells players to embrace analytics
    As Braves manager Brian Snitker addressed his players before the team's first full-squad workout on Monday, he told them to embrace the change that occurred over the offseason when MLB's investigation led to the baseball operations department being overhauled.
  • MLB announces pace of play initiatives for '18
    Major League Baseball will implement new pace of play rules for the 2018 season, Commissioner Rob Manfred announced Monday, but there will be no pitch clock this season.
  • 20 vision: Can Allard follow Avery's path?
    Twenty-eight years after Steve Avery burst on the Major League scene as a 20-year-old phenom, Kolby Allard stands as yet another highly touted left-handed pitching prospect who has the potential to join Atlanta's rotation before reaching the legal drinking age.
  • Braves' Top 30 prospects list
    Who do the Braves have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Atlanta's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
  • Braves struggle to tell Culberson, Swanson apart
    Braves struggle to tell Culberson, Swanson apart
  • Huddy impressed with Braves' young arms
    Tim Hudson has enjoyed watching Mike Soroka, Kolby Allard, Kyle Wright and some of the Braves' other young pitchers experience the early days of Spring Training.
  • 6 reasons Braves are this year's surprise team
    The Braves are going to give a ton of opportunity to a ton of unproven players this year, particularly in their rotation, and no one is smart enough to know how that goes. It's the ceiling, though, that could make Atlanta this year's surprise team in the National League.
  • New Prolight 59Fifty Spring Training caps are in
    New Era unveiled the new PROLIGHT 59FIFTY that players will be wearing this spring, a fitted cap featuring a new featherweight polyester material that is the lightest on-field fabric in MLB history.
  • Minter hoping to prove big league durability
    Before beginning his candidacy to become one of baseball's top relief pitchers, A.J. Minter must prove he is healthy and durable enough to handle the schedule of big league reliever. Minter will have a chance to do so this year, as the Braves have cleared him to pitch without the usage restrictions that limited his availability both of the past two seasons.
  • Eyes on the prize: Freeman back after Lasik
    As Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman made an early arrival to Spring Training on Friday morning, he anxiously looked forward to testing the physical improvements he made during the offseason. A few months of rest allowed him to regain strength in the left wrist he fractured in May 2017, and the Lasik surgery he underwent in October has positioned him to avoid the dry-eye discomfort his contact lenses had occasionally caused on windy days.
  • '18 Player Preview: Dominate your fantasy draft
    From baseball's brightest stars to the next great fantasy steal lurking on the Braves' depth chart, everything you need to know is one click away.
  • Swanson: 2017 struggles 'by the wayside'
    Dansby Swanson arrived in Braves camp on Friday with a clear message. "Last year is last year," Swanson said. "That is in the past. I've already kind of reflected, and that is by the wayside."
  • Should Acuna start with Braves? He thinks so
    Weighing the short- and long-term benefits, it seems quite obvious that the Braves will wait until the latter portion of April to bring Ronald Acuna to the Major League level. But that doesn't mean the elite prospect won't spend the next six weeks doing whatever he can to further enhance the excitement regarding his eventual addition to Atlanta's roster.
  • McCarthy looks to bounce back with Braves
    Brandon McCarthy has not yet reached the point of his career where he is willing to simply be considered a mentor. But he's certainly more than willing to use his experience to help guide the young pitchers who will join him in Atlanta's rotation this season.
  • Gohara arrives at camp with heavy heart
    A jetlagged Luiz Gohara arrived in Braves camp on Wednesday morning with the heavy heart he has carried since December, when he experienced the traumatic pain of literally feeling his father pass away.
  • Eager Acuna 5 days early to camp
    Highly touted prospect Ronald Acuna made another good impression on Braves management as he arrived at Spring Training on Wednesday, five days before the team's position players are required to report to camp.
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