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Local Favorites Dominate the Augusta Field – BY DERRICK THOMAS

Local Favorites Dominate the Augusta Field – BY DERRICK THOMAS

April 5, 2021 – 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – It’s no secret that golf has a rich tradition in Georgia.  Underrated, however, may be the recent excellence of collegiate golf in the Peach State.  Both the University of Georgia and Georgia Tech boast respected golf programs, but many will be surprised to hear that 11…read more »

Braves High Expectations to Open Season – By BUCK BELUE

Braves High Expectations to Open Season – By BUCK BELUE

March 29, 2021 – BY BUCK BELUE 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – The Braves opening day roster is set and it’s now “Go Time.” This is such an exciting time of the year, with baseball season getting underway. Especially in Braves Country, where our team is gunning for a 4th consecutive N.L. East Division title…read more »

The Braves Opening Day Roster is All but Set – BY KEVIN MCALPIN

The Braves Opening Day Roster is All but Set – BY KEVIN MCALPIN

MARCH 28, 2021 – 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – As we reach the final couple games of Grapefruit League play, the Braves Opening Day roster is all but set after a flurry of moves over the weekend. Veterans Jason Kipnis and Jake Lamb’s bids for spots came to an end after slow springs, while Pablo…read more »

Pickens, Twitter Trolls & March Madness BY MATT EDGAR

Pickens, Twitter Trolls & March Madness BY MATT EDGAR

March 25, 2021 – 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – All the talk, and rightfully so, is about the huge news out of Athens on Wednesday and the George Pickens season ending injury. Devastating for sure but it can’t be an excuse for the Dawgs. Injuries happen and its only March, leaving Kirby & Todd Monken…read more »

The Braves name Max Fried as the starter for season opener

The Braves name Max Fried as the starter for season opener

March 25, 2021 – BY KEVIN MCALPIN 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – While it was speculated all spring long, on Thursday morning the Braves made it official, announcing that 27 year old southpaw Max Fried would be the man on the mound for the season opener one week from today in Philadelphia. Fried, coming off a season that saw…read more »

Georgia can get through this George Pickens injury

Georgia can get through this George Pickens injury

March 25, 2021 BY DAN MATHEWS 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – Georgia losing wide receiver Georgia Pickens to an ACL injury hurts a lot. I’m not going to sugar coat it.  6 foot 3, 200 pound former five-star prospects aren’t just readily available to teams. But, Georgia does have options.  Pickens did have us all…read more »

These two Braves pitchers need to stay ready, we’ll need you

These two Braves pitchers need to stay ready, we’ll need you

March 24, 2021 – BY KEVIN MCALPIN 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – Stay ready, we’re going to need you. That was the message sent by Brian Snitker and the Front Office to a pair of Braves pitchers on Wednesday morning as the club optioned Kyle Wright and Jacob Webb to the alternate site in Gwinnett…read more »

One favor to ask of Kirby Smart… Let more people talk!

One favor to ask of Kirby Smart… Let more people talk!

March 24, 2021 – BY DAN MATHEWS 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – Kirby Smart should allow for more players to meet with the media. The same with his coaches too.  Before the start of spring practice, Kirby Smart did make a handful of assistant coaches (Dell McGee, Matt Luke and Cortez Hankton) available to the…read more »

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