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Braves fans unhappy today’s game will appear on Facebook, not local TV

The Atlanta Braves-Toronto Blue Jays game Wednesday will not be broadcast on any television network.  The 12:37 p.m. game will be live-streamed exclusively on Facebook Watch as part of Major League Baseball’s deal with the social media platform to live-stream one game per week this season.  » Click

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The all-time NBA draft _ the best pick from every slot

There’s a definitive answer every year to the question of who is No. 1 in the NBA draft. But who is the No. 1 pick of all No. 1 draft picks ever? Or No. 1 among the list of No. 2 draft picks? Those are questions that have no definitive answer, except perhaps in a handful of rare cases. Here’s

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Anthopoulos is the Canadian who’s had greatest impact on Braves

TORONTO – Mike Soroka, one of the most visible and promising young figures in Canadian baseball, will take the mound for the Braves tonight in a homecoming of sorts when he faces the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. But as terrific as Soroka has been so far…

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Leadoff: Look at new renderings of Braves’ spring training facility

As construction continues on their future spring-training home in the southwest Florida city of North Port, the Braves released updated architectural renderings that show new details of what they’re building.  The renderings show fans seated on a long grass berm beyond left field; a group space,

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Leadoff: Look at new renderings of Braves’ spring training facility

As construction continues on their future spring-training home in the southwest Florida city of North Port, the Braves released updated architectural renderings that show new details of what they’re building.  The renderings show fans seated on a long grass berm beyond left field; a group space,

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Switchable big men available for Hawks in draft fit NBA trend

The NBA’s pace and space offensive revolution is essentially complete, with the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors as the undisputed masters of the form. Counters to the pace and space vary, but Golden State also might also be the best at executing a defensive strategy to slow it:

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Kawhi Leonard wants out of San Antonio, where could he land?

When word came out that Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard wanted out of San Antonio, social media erupted with possible destinations. Leonard, when healthy, is one of the best players in basketball, and his move could change the complexion of talent in the NBA. Bookmaker.eu offers these odds who who’s

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Braves also have a Julio question: Is Teheran about to prove his worth?

So about Julio and his contract. Not that Julio, the other one. Braves pitcher Julio Teheran was 23 years old and had pitched only one full season when the team gave him a six-year, $32.4 million contract extension in 2014. The thinking in committing l…

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VIDEO: NFL kicker Harrison Butker leads The Chop at SunTrust Park

Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker led “The Chop” at the Atlanta Braves game against the San Diego Padres Saturday at SunTrust Park. In a video posted on Twitter, the former Georgia Tech kicker thanked the Braves for the opportunity.  “Thanks to…

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Braves send Luiz Gohara to Triple-A

After pitching just three times this month, the Braves optioned Luiz Gohara to Triple-A on Sunday. Manager Brian Snitker acknowledged Saturday that the team was considering its avenues with their prized lefty. Gohara’s made one start since joining the club in early May. “He’s not pitching regularly

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Braves quotes after Friday night loss to Padres

The San Diego Padres snapped the Braves’ three-game winning streak Friday night in front of a sold-out SunTrust Park. The visitors went up 7-3 after scoring five runs in the seventh inning and tacked on two more in the ninth to bring up the final 9-3 score. Manager Brian Snitker on if unfortunate

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Brandon McCarthy not thinking of upcoming rotation crunch

Brandon McCarthy might be fighting for his spot in the Braves’ rotation. McCarthy persisted through 5-2/3 innings Friday, allowing two runs in a 9-3 loss to the Padres. But box score notwithstanding, the evening was a struggling, yet gutsy, outing for McCarthy “I thought I could’ve been better

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VIDEO: Braves’ Ender Inciarte hits solo homer in win over Padres

During the fifth inning of Thursday’s game against the San Diego Padres at SunTrust Park, Atlanta Braves outfielder Ender Inciarte hit his first home run since May 15. Inciarte put the Braves up 2-0 over the Padres with the blast to right field. The Braves went on to win Thursday’s game 8-5.

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Sanchez has been godsend for Braves, but future is unclear

When the Braves scooped Anibal Sanchez off the unemployment line in mid-March, they were blunt about their intentions. “We brought him in to get a look, see where he’s at,” manager Brian Snitker said. “He’s a depth piece. I mean, who knows? He might make our club. We’ll evaluate. He’s

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Ronald Acuna not yet cleared for rehab assignment

Ronald Acuna doesn’t know how to go less than 100 percent. It’s partly how he injured himself running through first base in Boston. It’s now part of the reason he’s yet to begin a rehab stint. The Braves’ prized 20-year-old outfielder has been on the disabled list since May 27 as

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Former Georgia Tech baseball player catches alleged mail thieves

Former Georgia Tech and Major League Baseball pitcher Kevin Brown caught two alleged mail thieves taking his mail on Wednesday, according to Bibb County sheriff’s deputies.  According to The Telegraph reporter Laura Corley, Brown hid in a neighbor’s yard and waited to catch the thieves in action

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