Tag Archives: atlanta braves

  • 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 […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 7/11/2013 — Freddie Freeman

    Stat Line of the Night — 7/11/2013 — Freddie Freeman

    Yesterday night, Freddie Freeman learned that Braves fans had helped him earn enough votes to secure the final spot on the National League All-Star team, and he decided to repay them by using his bat to guide their team, and his, to a victory over the Cincinnati Reds. The All-Star first baseman started things off […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 6/5/2013 — Julio Teheran

    Stat Line of the Night — 6/5/2013 — Julio Teheran

    There were quite a few athletes who put forth impressive stat lines in the sports world yesterday.  Among them was Carlos Gonzalez, who hit three-home runs; Troy Tulowitzki, who went 5-for-5 with two homers; R.A. Dickey, who pitched 8.1 innings of two-hit shutout ball; and Tuukka Rask, who stopped 53 of 54 shots during a […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 5/6/2013 — Andrelton Simmons

    Stat Line of the Night — 5/6/2013 — Andrelton Simmons

    The Atlanta Braves have plenty of big names and big bats in their line-up, but on Monday night in Cincinnati, it was one of their lesser known players that was carrying the offense. Batting in the eighth spot of the Braves’ line-up, shortstop Andrelton Simmons stepped up to the plate four times, and two of […]