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The Daily Chop: Surprise names hit the open market

Jacoby Ellsbury and Greg Bird were unexpectedly released by the Yankees on Wednesday. Could either be a fit in Atlanta?

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A Risk Worth Taking (AKA The Beauty of Investing in a Beast)

After a volatile 2019 season, the Braves bullpen is now not just a strength. It could be the best in the game, and a true difference maker in the postseason.

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Atlanta brings back Chris Martin on a two-year deal.

Braves bringing back Chris Martin on a two-year deal

Martin will make $14 million over the next two seasons.

Braves add 5 players to 40-man roster including Cristian Pache and William Contreras

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The Daily Chop: Furcal among first-time members on HOF ballot

The former Braves shortstop appears on the ballot for the first time, and will be eligible for induction in 2020.

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Andruw Jones on 2020 Hall of Fame Ballot

Jones is looking for more support from the BBWAA.

Talking Chop Mailbag: Send in your questions now

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The Daily Chop: Minor League restructuring, Madison Bumgarner and more

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2019 Braves free agency preview: Starting pitchers

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Braves exit GM Meetings with a bang

Atlanta locked up reliever Will Smith but still have work to do.

The Daily Chop: Braves strike early for bullpen arm

Atlanta is hoping Will Smith can help solidify their bullpen for the next three seasons.

Talking Chop Podcast Ep. 196: Hello, Will Smith

Eric and Scott take the reins.

Does signing Will Smith keep Braves from adding another player with draft pick compensation attached?

Atlanta is already forfeiting its second-highest pick along with $500,000 for inking the reliever

The Braves signing Will Smith makes sense if they do more this offseason

If the Braves are putting this much money into the bullpen, they had better be putting more money into the rest of the team as well.

Cody Bellinger and Mike Trout win NL and AL MVP awards. Acuña finishes 5th.

Cody Bellinger took home the NL MVP award on Thursday evening while

Josh Donaldson, as expected, declines the Braves’ qualifying offer

To the surprise of exactly no one, Josh Donaldson declined his QO

BREAKING: Braves sign left handed closer Will Smith

A true stunner as the Braves lock down the market’s top closer.

2019 Atlanta Braves Season in Review: Ronald Acuña Jr.

The pheñom did not disappoint in his sophomore season.

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The Daily Chop: Soroka finishes sixth in NL Cy Young Award voting

The Braves rookie dazzled in his rookie campaign, and was recognized accordingly by Cy Young voters.

Jacob deGrom and Justin Verlander win Cy Young awards, Soroka finishes 6th

deGrom goes back to back while Justin Verlander added a second Cy Young to his mantle.


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