Travis d'Arnaud Needs To Stop Hitting Balls At Andrelton Simmons

Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons made a ridiculous throw to get Mets catcher Travis d’Arnaud out at first in Friday’s game, which is cool, because Simmons churns out gorgeous defensive highlights like it’s nothing, but what’s even cooler is that Simmons made almost the same exact throw on d’Arnaud last season. » 4/13/15 1:07pm 4/13/15 1:07pm

Melvin Upton Explains His Name Change 

Yesterday, MLB.com reported that Braves outfielder B.J. Upton will start going by his legal name, Melvin Upton Jr. That means it'll change on his uniform, on the scoreboard, even on his bats. Today, Upton reported to Braves camp and told reporters—some of whom still called him "B.J." out of habit—that there's really… » 2/23/15 1:16pm 2/23/15 1:16pm

Phillies Fans Mimic Craig Kimbrel's Stance To Mess With Him

Braves closer Craig Kimbrel has an odd stance before he pitches. He hunches over and stretches his arms out, resembling a bird of prey defending itself. As he worked in the ninth inning last night, Phillies fans behind home plate decided to imitate his habit. From the view on the pitching mound, it looked really funny. » 9/28/14 10:19am 9/28/14 10:19am

Braves Fan Catches Foul Ball With Face

See, this is why grown ass men should bring gloves to baseball games. When the foul ball comes your way—like it did to this unfortunate Braves fan at Turner Field—you are going to try and catch it. And if you are going to try and catch it, shouldn't you have the proper tool to do so? If not, you're left trying to… » 9/18/14 12:04am 9/18/14 12:04am

Adorable Kid Hugs His Dad For Catching A Foul Ball

Here we have a brief moment from this afternoon's Padres-Braves game and, god damn, is it ever the cutest. Dad and son take in an afternoon ballgame when all of sudden, a foul ball comes their way. Triumphant dad displays the ball he has just snagged, his son echoes that triumph for exactly one second, and then hugs… » 7/28/14 7:45pm 7/28/14 7:45pm