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Chop Fest 2019: Player appearances, schedule and more

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The Atlanta Braves’ Chop Fest will get underway Saturday morning at 10 a.m. at The Battery and SunTrust Park. There are a host of activities planned including appearances by current players and coaches and Braves alumni.

Highlights of the day will include the debut of an updated uniform design which will take place at 11:30 a.m. at The Battery. GM Alex Anthopoulos will hold a State of the Team address at 2:30 p.m. at the Georgia Power Pavilion.

The MLB Ballpark app will have a complete list of all of Saturday’s activities and it will be updated throughout the day.

Player, Coaches, Alumni Appearances

(*Subject to change)

Confirmed player appearances include: Ronald Acuna Jr, Ozzie Albies, Kolby Allard, Jesse Biddle, Johan Camargo, Shane Carle, Charlie Culberson, Grant Dayton, Adam Duvall, Tyler Flowers, Freddie Freeman, Sam Freeman, Max Fried, Kevin Gausman, Ender Inciarte, Luke Jackson, A.J. Minter, Sean Newcomb, Darren O’Day, Wes Parsons, Austin Riley, Chad Sobotka, Mike Soroka, Dansby Swanson, Julio Teheran, Touki Toussaint, Jonny Venters, Arodys Vizcaíno, Jacob Webb, Patrick Weigel, Bryse Wilson, Dan Winkler and Kyle Wright

Confirmed coaches and front office executives include: José Castro, Sal Fasano, Marty Reed, Kevin Seitzer, Brian Snitker, Ron Washington, Walt Weiss, Eric Young Sr., John Schuerholz, Bobby Cox

Full Schedule

Saturday, January 19, 2019; 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

10:00 AM

  • Leadoff Chop Rally – The Plaza
  • Everyone Runs the Bases – SunTrust Park Field (10 a.m. – 11 a.m.)
  • 680 The Fan will be broadcasting live from the Chop Fest Gaming Center in the
  • INFINITI Club and the SunTrust onUp Experience till 3:30 p.m.

10:30 AM

  • Braves 2019 Fashion Show – Konica Minolta Conference Center
  • BLOOPER’s Book Club with Braves Players Reading Children’s Books – Spaces at The Battery Atlanta

11:00 AM

  • Hitting Baseball Clinic with Braves coaches and players – SunTrust Park Infield

11:30 AM

  • 2019 Uniform Showcase – LIVE! at The Battery Atlanta
  • Kids Only Press Conference – Spaces at The Battery Atlanta
  • Base Running Clinic with Braves coaches and players – SunTrust Park Infield

12:00 PM

  • Pitching Clinic with Braves coaches and players – SunTrust Park Infield

12:30 PM

  • Panel with 2018 National Award Winners – Konica Minolta Conference Center
  • Fielding Clinic with Braves coaches and players – SunTrust Park Infield
  • Photos with BLOOPER – Spaces at The Battery Atlanta

1:00 PM

  • BLOOPER’s Book Club with Braves Players Reading Children’s Books – Spaces at The Battery Atlanta
  • Everyone Runs the Bases – SunTrust Park Field (1 p.m. – 3 p.m.)

1:30 PM

  • Braves Coaches Panel – Konica Minolta Conference Center

2:00 PM

FOX Sports South will be broadcasting live from their booth located in the Plaza of The Battery Atlanta till 4 p.m. with Chip Caray, Jeff Francoeur, Paul Byrd, Nick Green and Kelsey Wingert

2:30 PM

  • State of the Team Address with Alex Anthopoulos – Georgia Power Pavilion Stage
  • Kids Only Press Conference – Spaces at The Battery Atlanta

3:00 PM

  • Hitting Baseball Clinic with Braves coaches and players – SunTrust Park Infield

3:30 PM

  • Los Bravos Q&A Bilingual Panel – Konica Minolta Conference Center
  • Base Running Clinic with Braves coaches and players – SunTrust Park Infield
  • Photos with BLOOPER – Spaces at The Battery Atlanta

4:00 PM

  • BLOOPER’s Book Club with Braves Players Reading Children’s Books – Spaces at The Battery Atlanta
  • Baserunning Clinic with Braves coaches and players – SunTrust Park Infield

4:30 PM

  • Pitching 101 Panel – Konica Minolta Conference Center
  • Fielding Clinic with Braves coaches and players – SunTrust Park Infield

5:00 PM

  • Everyone Runs the Bases – SunTrust Park Field (5 p.m. – 6 p.m.)

5:15 PM

  • Photos with BLOOPER – Spaces at The Battery Atlanta