Chipper Jones Rescued Freddie Freeman In The Snowstorm

A state of emergency has been declared in Georgia, as a rare snowstorm has dumped up to four inches across the state. Babies born on the interstate, hundreds of schoolkids unable to get home, and for Atlanta residents, it's a travel nightmare unseen in years. Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman was one of those… » 1/29/14 8:25am 1/29/14 8:25am

Greg Maddux Taught Me How To Watch Baseball

Having purchased a Hall of Fame ballot, which we filled out in accordance with the wishes of our readers, we're reviewing the merits—and relative lack of merits—of all 36 players on this year's ballot. All entries in the series can be found here. » 12/30/13 2:57pm 12/30/13 2:57pm

The Braves' New Ballpark Will Have Less Parking Than Turner Field

Inadequate parking was one of the main reasons the Braves cited for needing a new ballpark. Now that plans for the Cobb County stadium are finally coming out, it emerges that the new stadium will have 2,500 fewer parking spaces than Turner Field. » 11/19/13 3:39pm 11/19/13 3:39pm

Atlanta Will Demolish Turner Field After The Braves Leave

The Braves' move to Cobb County is no done deal. No contract has been signed, no financing secured for a new stadium. But Braves VP of business ops Mike Plant says he's "100 percent certain it will happen," and Atlanta's mayor is behaving like it, promising to tear down Turner Field rather than let it sit vacant. » 11/12/13 5:32pm 11/12/13 5:32pm

Chart: How The Braves' Atlanta Exodus Compares With Other MLB Moves

Earlier today, the Braves announced that they'll be leaving Turner Field in favor of a new stadium in Cobb County, north of Atlanta. The move caught people off guard in part because of Turner Field's age—just 16 years old!—but also because it represents an enormous shift toward suburban baseball on a scale not seen in… » 11/11/13 6:17pm 11/11/13 6:17pm

Cobb County Taxpayers Won't Get A Say On Funding The Braves' Stadium

Funny thing, this: A new Braves stadium in Cobb County was announced as basically a done deal, without mentioning how much public money would go toward it, or asking taxpayers for their approval. The answer to the former is apparently "a lot." As for the latter: those taxpayers won't get a say. » 11/11/13 2:21pm 11/11/13 2:21pm