The Top Five Worst Managerial Hires In BaseballWith the search for a replacement for Fredi Gonzalez being the talk of Braves fans, 92.9 The Game's Tony Schiavone thinks it’s a great time to go back and look at the Top Five worst managerial hires in baseball...
Why Pitching Is The Hardest Thing To Rely On In Fantasy BaseballMost fantasy baseball owners plan their draft around picking pitchers that threw well last year. But as we all learn, sometimes things don't go as planned. Pitchers can get hurt; their performance can drop off for a number of reasons, sometimes without rational explanation. The hardest part for the fantasy owner is accepting that the present season is different than past seasons, and it's sometimes better to just admit you drafted wrong instead of stubbornly sticking with bad pitchers all season—and losing the league.
Braves Win Back To Back Games! Clinch Series Win With Victory Over Phillies On SaturdayPHILADELPHIA -- Williams Perez threw 6 1/3 shutout innings on his 25th birthday as the Atlanta Braves clinched a series win with a 2-0 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on a cold and rainy Saturday. With a cool breeze blowing and clouds threatening to break into showers at any minute, the Braves (12-30) and...
Freeman Hits Pair Of Two-Run Homers, Braves Beat PhilliesPHILADELPHIA -- Freddie Freeman hit a pair of two-run homers and Nick Markakis added his first home run of the season as the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-1 on Friday. Freeman, who has eight homers this year, went deep off Philadelphia starter Aaron Nola in the third inning and reliever Brett Oberholtzer in the ninth. It was Freeman's seventh career multi-homer game and...
The top five most memorable fights in baseball. Sometimes conflict is good for businessFights, bean balls and brawls have been a part of baseball since the beginning. 92.9 The Game's Tony Schiavone takes a look back at the five he thinks are the most memorable in the game...
Dansby Swanson: " I'm Excited For What's To Come"Carl and Mike spoke with the 2015 #1 overall draft pick in Major League Baseball. Swanson joined Dukes and Bell and talked about his experiences since joining the Braves via trade...
Folty Gives Up 4 Earned Runs On Seven Hits As Braves Lose To Pirates Thursday NightPITTSBURGH -- This was not the first time Jeff Locke got to admire and benefit from Gregory Polanco's power and speed. "It's fantastic," the Pittsburgh starter said Thursday night after Polanco hit a two-run homer and tripled, providing some of the run support for Locke in an 8-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves. "I spent the beginning of 2014 in Triple-A with him, and that was like his..."
Bell: The Fredi Firing Came 4 Years Too LateIt's easy to fire Fredi Gonzalez now. It's actually gutless. It would have taken some guts (and brains) to let him go when they should have... after the 2012 season. Fredi Gonzalez is not a great manager. Nice guy, but more like a Bobby Cox Light... Most Braves fans figured that out after the...
Braves Become Last Team In MLB To Reach 10 Win Mark Wednesday NightPITTSBURGH -- The Atlanta Braves became the last team in the major leagues to reach the 10-win mark, beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-1 Wednesday behind a strong start by right-hander Julio Teheran. It was the first win in two tries for Atlanta interim manager Brian Snitker, who replaced the...
Pirates Beat Braves With Season High 21 Hits Tuesday NightPITTSBURGH -- Francisco Cervelli, who signed a contract extension earlier in the day, was one of four Pirates with hits as they built a 9-0 lead then held on for a 12-9 victory over Atlanta on Tuesday night, ruining the debut of Braves interim manager Brian Snitker. The Pirates had a season-high 21 hits in winning their third straight game with...
Dear Fredi: You Deserved BetterATLANTA – Dear Fredi... Wow, what a roller coaster run it’s been.I first got to know you 14 years ago as an up-and-coming skipper, taking over the helm of my beloved Richmond Braves. That 2002 team didn’t have an overwhelming amount of...
Report: Braves Fire Manager Fredi Gonzalez; Name Brian Snitker Interim ManagerGonzalez is out after five plus seasons at the helm.

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