12/10/2013 | Fredi: Gattis 'ready' to be Braves' catcher
If there were any doubts about the likelihood of Evan Gattis beginning the upcoming season as Atlanta's starting catcher, Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez erased them when he informed Gattis of this plan during a recent phone conversation.
12/10/2013 | Communication with Uggla, B.J. priority for Gonzalez
While there is still a chance Dan Uggla could be traded, Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez currently has to maintain the assumption that one of his highest priorities will be to do whatever it takes to help Uggla and B.J. Upton avoid repeating the disastrous seasons they endured this year.
12/10/2013 | Kimbrel honored as Closer of Year by GIBBY Awards
Craig Kimbrel added another honor to his portfolio when he was recognized as the Closer of the Year when MLB.com's Greatness in Baseball Yearly Awards (GIBBYs) were announced on Tuesday afternoon.
12/9/2013 | Respected Cox deserving of spot in Cooperstown
After assuming the lead spot in the Braves' dugout in 1990, Bobby Cox began one of the most successful stretches in baseball history. That, and the respect that he had for his players, and they for him, led Cox to Cooperstown.
12/9/2013 | Braves legend Cox elected to Hall of Fame
This year's annual Winter Meetings were going to be different than any of the countless others Bobby Cox had experienced during his distinguished career as a manager and general manager. Along with providing him a chance to reconnect with the many friends he has gained over the past six decades, this year's event was going to provide him the opportunity to gain baseball's ultimate honor.
12/9/2013 | SU2C auction is another chance for Braves to help
Baseball's Winter Meetings this week include an MLB.com Auction to benefit Stand Up To Cancer, which MLB has supported since 2008 as founding sponsor.
12/8/2013 | Wren out to cross items off Braves' list at Meetings
When the Braves entered the offseason, it was apparent securing a starting pitcher and attempting to trade Dan Uggla would be the club's primary objectives. General manager Frank Wren hopes to address these desires at the Winter Meetings.
12/6/2013 | Patient Braves eyeing rotation help, bench depth
Braves general manager Frank Wren has been patient thus far during the offseason as he tries to uncover the best way to bolster his starting rotation, the bullpen and the bench.
12/5/2013 | Beachy confident in regaining health for camp
Right-hander Brandon Beachy believes he will be at full strength when the Braves begin Spring Training in February.
12/4/2013 | Next year's Draft deeper, packed with pitchers
Though the Astros still have seven months to determine whom they'll take at No. 1, North Carolina State left-hander Carlos Rodon has established himself as the frontrunner. Owner of a mid-90s fastball and a wipeout slider, Rodon topped NCAA Division I with 184 strikeouts last spring and led the Wolfpack to their first College World Series appearance in 45 years.
12/3/2013 | Braves seeking veteran rotation presence at Meetings
With the Winter Meetings set to begin next week in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Braves general manager Frank Wren still finds himself attempting to satisfy the same roster needs he had when plans for the 2014 season began developing in October.
12/2/2013 | Braves non-tender Janish, E. Johnson, Martinez
Paul Janish and Elliot Johnson provided some valuable contributions after the Braves pushed them into starting roles at times over the past two seasons. But the two backup infielders might now be looking for a new employer.
12/2/2013 | Decisions loom with tender deadline on deck for Braves
The Braves have until Monday at 11:59 p.m. ET to decide which of their 13 arbitration-eligible players will be tendered a contract for the 2014 season. Players tendered contracts will be given a chance to go through the salary arbitration process, which begins in January. Those players who are not tendered a contract will become free agents.