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As a up and coming writer, Brooks has been born and raised as an Atlanta Braves fan. Going through the years of Jason Heyward, Justin Upton, and Brian McCann as a kid, to Freddie Freeman, and Acuña, Brooks has seen Braves stars come and go. However, his fandom always remains with Braves Country.

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Braves Select Cam Caminiti with 24th pick in MLB Draft

The Atlanta Braves selected Cam Caminiti with the 24th pick in the 2024 MLB draft. This is the Braves’ sixth straight draft with a pick in the 20s in the first round. This is fifth straight draft to see the Braves taking a pitcher. Cam Caminiti Cam Caminiti, a 6’2″ left-handed pitcher from Saguaro High […]

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Braves Prospect Spotlight: Finding a Solution

The Atlanta Braves‘ prospect spotlight is on a system that has ranked in the lowest tier across all organizations for several years. In 2017, the Braves’ farm system ranked No. 1. In 2024, they ranked as the 26th-best farm in the majors. With AJ Smith-Shawver, Hurston Waldrep and Spencer Schwellenbach as their three top 100 […]

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Marcell Ozuna Leads Braves All-Stars Into Arlington

Three Atlanta Braves players were honored to represent the organization in the All-Star Game this season in Arlington, TX. In 2024, the Braves’ two starting pitchers and one hitter will join the National League team at Globe Life Field. To highlight the class, designated hitter Marcell Ozuna will travel down for the Midsummer Classic. The […]

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Braves Secret to Success 75 Games In

The 2024 Atlanta Braves are described by their lack of success in many aspects of the game by fans, pundits, and even players alike. A quick start ended just as quickly with poor offensive metrics and performances. The Braves could not find their footing to start the season. New York Yankees broadcaster Michael Kay described […]

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Mookie Betts Fractures Hand

Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Mookie Betts fractured his hand on Sunday. In the bottom of the seventh in the Dodgers’ series finale against the Kansas City Royals, Betts took a 1–2 pitch to the hand and immediately went down. Athletic trainers surrounded the NL MVP candidate and decided to take him out of the game. Miguel […]

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Matt Olson Awakens in Tough Times

Through the ups and downs of the 2024 season for the Atlanta Braves come surprising stories many couldn’t predict. Struggles from many players in the squad, some  expected and some unexpected. One of those is the 2023 home run leader who was fourth in MVP voting, Matt Olson. He also led the majors in RBI […]

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Hurston Waldrep Debut
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Hurston Waldrep Called Up to Debut in Majors

2023 first-round pick Hurston Waldrep will make his MLB debut Sunday. Waldrep quickly rose the ranks after his college stint at Florida. The Georgia native from Thomasville High School pitched for Mississippi and Gwinnett in 2024. Waldrep will be the youngest player on the roster, born in 2002. Michael Harris II‘s birthday lands in 2001, […]

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Ronald Acuña Diagnosed with Torn ACL

Braves superstar and 2023 NL MVP Ronald Acuña Jr. was diagnosed with a torn ACL on Sunday. The Venezuelan right fielder suffered the injury in the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday. Acuña opened the game with a double, giving the Atlanta Braves early offense. After trying to steal third, he scurried back […]

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