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Atlanta Braves Announce 2023 Spring Training Schedule

Atlanta Braves Announce 2023 Spring Training Schedule

ATLANTA – The Atlanta Braves and Major League Baseball today announced the club’s 2023 spring training schedule. The 2023 spring season will mark Atlanta’s fourth at CoolToday Park in North Port, Fla., and will feature 16 home games at the facility. Atlanta’s 32-game exhibition slate will begin on Saturday, February 25, with a home game…read more »

Atlanta Braves Announce Revised 2022 Spring Training Schedule

Atlanta Braves Announce Revised 2022 Spring Training Schedule

Braves open the exhibition schedule on March 18 at CoolToday Park ATLANTA – The Atlanta Braves and Major League Baseball today announced the club’s 2022 revised spring training schedule. The Braves are set to open the new 18-game exhibition schedule against the Minnesota Twins on Friday, March 18 at CoolToday Park. Game times will be…read more »

Atlanta Braves Announce Revised 2022 Spring Training Schedule

Atlanta Braves Announce Revised 2022 Spring Training Schedule

ATLANTA – The Atlanta Braves and Major League Baseball today announced the club’s 2022 revised spring training schedule. The Braves are set to open the new 18-game exhibition schedule against the Minnesota Twins on Friday, March 18 at CoolToday Park. Game times will be announced later. The 2022 spring season will mark Atlanta’s third at…read more »

Georgia Legend Jake Fromm Fighting For NFL Job – BY BUCK BELUE

Georgia Legend Jake Fromm Fighting For NFL Job – BY BUCK BELUE

August 3, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – Right now, former UGA quarterback Jake Fromm is fighting for a NFL job, at the Bills training camp in Buffalo. Most of the media is wondering if he is going to make the cut. I got a few minutes with Jake Monday afternoon after practice. Fromm sounded…read more »

Let Cristian Pache Grow at the Plate – BY DAN MATHEWS

Let Cristian Pache Grow at the Plate – BY DAN MATHEWS

April 1, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – Cristian Pache can hit Major League pitching. I saw it with my own eyes last October in Arlington against the Dodgers.  The batting average totals were not great in those 22 at-bats. He hit .182, with a homer and four RBI. It was how he looked in…read more »

When it comes to Spring Training, statistics can be deceiving

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…read more »

Mike Soroka could start before Spring Training ends

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…read more »

Braves pitching steals the show Friday

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…read more »

Braves show encouraging signs five games into Spring Training

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.…read more »

Slow and steady with Mike Soroka: You’ve got options

Slow and steady with Mike Soroka: You’ve got options

March 5th, 2021 – BY DAN MATHEWS 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – The rush to get Mike Soroka back from the torn Achilles is not immediate. That’s a good thing.  Yes, this club is immediately better when Soroka is taking the ball every fifth day. The good news, is there’s time to get him back and…read more »

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