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VIDEO: Atlanta Braves Manager Brian Snitker interview with Chris Dimino, complete & commercial free

Atlanta Braves Manager Brian Snitker sits down with our own Chris Dimino and talks life, family and his “rags to riches” journey to World Series Champion!

VIDEO: Atlanta Braves Manager Brian Snitker interview with Chris Dimino, complete & commercial free

VIDEO: Atlanta Braves Manager Brian Snitker interview with Chris Dimino, complete & commercial free

Atlanta Braves Manager Brian Snitker sits down with our own Chris Dimino and talks life, family and his “rags to riches” journey to World Series Champion!

How sweet it is! Braves are WORLD CHAMPS! – BY BUCK BELUE

How sweet it is! Braves are WORLD CHAMPS! – BY BUCK BELUE

November 11, 2021680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – The Braves World Championship Parade was amazing! The players were both surprised and thrilled with the number of Braves fans that lined the streets of this great city to show their appreciation for bringing us all another title. A new generation of Braves fans is now on fire…

FROM A GUY WHO WASN’T “SERIOUS ENOUGH” TO “TEAM LEADER” – BY KEVIN MCALPIN

FROM A GUY WHO WASN’T “SERIOUS ENOUGH” TO “TEAM LEADER” – BY KEVIN MCALPIN

April 9, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – Over the last 11 years, Braves fans have been spoiled, having a chance to watch the career of Freddie Freeman evolve into the player he is today. While the 2020 season was his most memorable to this point, Freddie has proven to be one of the most…

This is not what you should expect from the 2021 Braves – BY KEVIN MCALPIN

This is not what you should expect from the 2021 Braves – BY KEVIN MCALPIN

680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – No, the sky is not falling. No, the season is not over. No, this is not what you should expect from the 2021 Braves. Obviously, the new year didn’t get off to the start that anyone had hoped for, being swept out of Philly and held to just three total…

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…

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…

Two newcomers in the bullpen are impressing Brian Snitker

Two newcomers in the bullpen are impressing Brian Snitker

March 23, 2021 – BY KEVIN MCALPIN 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – As we reach the final few days of Spring Training 2021, two newcomers in the bullpen have really impressed Brian Snitker and the rest of the coaching staff. They’re names that Braves fans have watched from afar, but have really put together a…

It looks like Brian Snitker will have many personnel options at his disposal

It looks like Brian Snitker will have many personnel options at his disposal

March 21, 2021 KEVIN  MCALPIN 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – Spring Training starts to hit the home stretch, it’s looking more and more like Brian Snitker will once again have a number of versatile options at his disposal. Johan Camargo is a lock to be part of that group, with Ender Inciarte likely serving as…

The battle for the final spots on the Braves bench is picking up steam

The battle for the final spots on the Braves bench is picking up steam

March 17, 2021 – BY KEVIN MCALPIN 680 THE FAN – With a little less than two weeks left in Spring Training, the battle for the final spot or two on the bench is starting to really pick up steam. Veterans like Jason Kipnis, Pablo Sandoval and Jake Lamb joined incumbent candidates like Johan Camargo…

When it comes to rotation depth, a year can make a difference!

When it comes to rotation depth, a year can make a difference!

BY KEVIN MCALPIN 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – When it comes to rotation depth, it’s amazing the difference a year can make. This time last spring, the Braves were evaluating options like Felix Hernandez and Sean Newcomb for roles in the starting staff. This year, it’s youngsters like Ian Anderson, Kyle Wright and Bryse Wilson…

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When it comes to Spring Training, statistics can be deceiving

March 15, 2021 – BY KEVIN MCALPIN 680THEFAN, ATLANTA – When it comes to Spring Training, often times statistics can be deceiving. Some players put up monster numbers, make clubs, and it never translates to the regular season. Others scuffle in March and put up MVP type numbers when it really counts. The latter was…

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With the Braves success breeds confidence

March 12, 2021 – BY KEVIN MCALPIN 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – It may sound like a cliché, but success breeds confidence. And there are more than a few players in the Braves clubhouse that would agree with that sentiment. Take AJ Minter for example. In 2019, Minter appeared in just 36 games out of…

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Mike Soroka could start before Spring Training ends

March 9, 2021 – BY KEVIN MCALPIN 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – As the Braves continue to evaluate options for the rotation, Mike Soroka continues to progress to the point he could make a start before the end of Spring Training. Based on that timeline, return to the rotation for Soroka could come earlier than…

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The Braves have depth & power from just about every spot in the batting order

March 7, 2021 – BY KEVIN MCALPIN 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – On Sunday morning, as the Braves were getting set to take on the Red Sox in North Port, it appeared as though Brian Snitker showed his hand a little bit when it came to the starting lineup. A few days ago, I put…

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Braves pitching steals the show Friday

March 5, 2021 – BY KEVIN MCALPIN 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – On Friday, we likely got our first glimpse into what the Braves lineup will look like heading into the new year. Acuna, Albies, Freeman, Ozuna and d’Arnaud made up the top five in the Atlanta order as Brian Snitker got the reigning NL…

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Braves show encouraging signs five games into Spring Training

March 4th, 2021 – BY KEVIN MCALPIN 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – Five games into the Spring session, there have been some really encouraging signs for the three-time defending NL East Champs. So far, the starting rotation has looked solid, though we have yet to see Charlie Morton or Max Fried get on the bump.…

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Freddie Freeman back in North Port for Spring Training

March 2, 2021 – BY KEVIN MCALPIN 680 THE FAN ATLANTA – After an eventful offseason (to say the least), Freddie Freeman joined his teammates in North Port yesterday, spending the last two mornings getting back into the swing of things. Tuesday morning, Freeman met with the media at length to discuss his expanded family,…

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Spring Training: You can always tell who put in extra work in the offseason

March 1, 2021 – BY KEVIN MCALPIN 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – When it comes to the first couple weeks of camp, you can always tell who put in extra work in the offseason to come to camp in great shape. One of those guys this year for Brian Snitker’s bunch is All-Star right fielder…

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The Braves have a month to evaluate Soroka

Feb. 28, 2021 BY  KEVIN MCALPIN 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – As Spring Training games are officially underway, the Braves still have over a month to determine if Mike Soroka will be healthy enough to open the season, or if he will need to miss a couple weeks as he recovers from his Achilles surgery.…

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Snit extended as Braves skipper through 2023

Feb. 26, 2021 – BY KEVIN CALPIN 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – When the Braves parted ways with Fredi Gonzalez in 2016, it seemed like Brian Snitker was viewed as more of a placeholder than anything. The former third base coach was “promoted” to manager at Triple-A following the 2013 season. At the time, it…

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