The Atlanta Braves earlier this week signed a 17-year-old amateur prospect from Venezuela for $5 million dollars. As the Braves recruit new players there, they may benefit from the so-called “Acuña effect.”
The Atlanta Braves have agreed to a contract extension with general manager Alex Anthopoulos that will keep him with the six-time reigning NL East champions through the 2031 season. The team announced the new deal Friday, locking up the GM who oversaw a World Series championship in 2021.
Columbus Council voted to OK a lease with Diamond Baseball Holdings to bring a Minor League Braves team to the city's Golden Park, after about a 90-minute closed meeting.
Ronald Acuña Jr. was a unanimous winner of his first National League Most Valuable Player award after becoming the first big leaguer with 40 homers and 70 stolen bases in a season. Los Angeles Angels two-way star star Shohei Otani won the American League honor, becoming the first two-time unanimous MVP. There have been 21 unanimous winners, and this year marked the first time two occurred in the same year.
The team, part of the South Atlantic League, was owned by the Atlanta Braves until 2022. The new branding is "in keeping" with quirky team names across Minor League Baseball.
Major League Baseball will play its 2025 All-Star Game in Atlanta, four years after moving the event from Truist Park to Denver's Coors Field over objections to changes in Georgia's voting rights laws.
About one in eight families of active-duty soldiers and airmen in Georgia used a food bank or pantry to make ends meet.
Three Atlanta Braves players win the Silver Slugger Award.
Fans who are returning to baseball for the postseason will find Ronald Acuña Jr. and other speedsters playing a different game. Players are running much more than a year ago thanks to new rules, which also promise to have an impact on the playoffs.
Major League Baseball games saw its biggest attendance increase in 30 years during the 2023 regular season. GPB's Peter Biello dives into the reasons why.
Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr. stole his 69th and 70th bases of the season Wednesday night, marking the first time in Major League Baseball history a player has reached 40 home runs and 70 stolen bases in a single season.
Sean Murphy reached on a two-run fielding error by right fielder Seiya Suzuki in the eighth inning and the major league-leading Atlanta Braves overcame a six-run deficit to beat the Chicago Cubs 7-6.
The Atlanta Braves clinched their sixth straight NL East title, beating the Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 behind Spencer Strider's major league-leading 17th win and Austin Riley's two-run homer.
Two fans ran onto the field and one made contact with Atlanta Braves star Ronald Acuña Jr. during the seventh inning of a game against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field.
Outfielder Rico Carty and first baseman, outfielder and catcher Fred Tenney were inducted into the Braves Hall of Fame over the weekend.
The Braves are set for a busy week ahead as they honor a hero and host a six-night stand at Truist Park