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  • Atlanta Braves Set American Flag on Fire at Home Opener (Pic)

    Atlanta Braves Set American Flag on Fire at Home Opener (Pic)

    See that photo above? That’s Turner Field, home of the Atlanta Braves. If you look closely, out in center field, above the giant video board, you’ll see the American flag. Here’s what it looks like up close: Now, there’s nothing special about this particular American flag. It’s not unusually large, and as far as I […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 28th) – Atlanta Braves

    This Day In Sports History (October 28th) – Atlanta Braves

    It was on this day in 1995 that the Atlanta Braves and Cleveland Indians played Game Six of the World Series.  The Braves won the game 1-0 to capture their third World Series title and first since 1957. This was a very close series, as five out of the six games were decided by one […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 11th) — Deion Sanders

    This Day In Sports History (October 11th) — Deion Sanders

    It was on this day in 1992 that Deion Sanders suited up for both the Atlanta Falcons and the Atlanta Braves.  He remains the only man in history to dress for two different professional sports team in one day. Deion Sanders’ wild weekend began on Saturday night when he played in Game 4 of the […]

  • Brewers and Braves Brawl Following Carlos Gomez Homer (Video)

    Brewers and Braves Brawl Following Carlos Gomez Homer (Video)

    Milwaukee Brewers All-Star center fielder Carlos Gomez knows how to hold a grudge. Back on June 23, he got hit in the knee by a fastball from Atlanta Braves pitcher Paul Maholm, and he never let it go. So on September 25, when he crushed an off-speed pitch from Maholm for a long home run […]

  • Evan Gattis Home Run Ball Hits Fan…Again (Video)

    Evan Gattis Home Run Ball Hits Fan…Again (Video)

    If you find yourself at a Major League Baseball game in which the Atlanta Braves are playing, you’re going to want to be extra careful when catcher/left fielder Evan Gattis is at the plate. The dude has a penchant for hitting fans with home run balls. On Sunday night in Philadelphia he hit the longest […]

  • Jason Heyward Hit in Face by 90-MPH Fastball (GIF)

    Jason Heyward Hit in Face by 90-MPH Fastball (GIF)

    Think you had a pretty bad day at the office on Wednesday? Well, I bet you didn’t get hit in the face by a 90-mph fastball. So that’s something. Atlanta Braves outfielder Jason Heyward wasn’t so lucky. During the 6th inning of the Mets-Braves game at Citi Field in New York yesterday, a fastball from […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 7/31/2013 — Mike Minor

    Stat Line of the Night — 7/31/2013 — Mike Minor

    The Atlanta Braves are on a roll, and that roll continued during Wednesday night’s contest against the Colorado Rockies due in large part to Mike Minor‘s performance on the mound. Looking for their sixth win in a row, the Braves called upon Minor for the start, and the 25-year-old delivered in the form of seven […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 7/30/2013 — Freddie Freeman

    Stat Line of the Night — 7/30/2013 — Freddie Freeman

    The Atlanta Braves entered last night’s game against the Colorado Rockies with a four-game winning streak, and they left it with a five-game winning streak thanks in large part to Freddie Freeman‘s performance at the plate. The All-Star first baseman stepped up to the plate five times on the evening, and two of those at […]