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Baseball is has its rarities, but the game is also full of repetition.

With so many games throughout every season and such a rich history, there aren’t often surprises. 901 more words

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Andrelton Simmons made another incredible play

Another day, another ridiculously great play by Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons, this time against the Padres:

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At this point I’m almost convinced that the ground balls are purposely doing strange things just to test the limits of what Simmons is capable of.

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Frenchy Enjoys Return to Atlanta (2014)

Coming back home can be tough particularly for a guy who has moved around a lot. “Frenchy” is an Atlanta native who played for the Braves from 2005 to 2009. 84 more words

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Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons makes incredible barehanded play

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Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons is about the best defensive player in all of baseball. And when a bouncing ball off the bat of Padres outfielder Will Venable took an awkward hop on Monday, Simmons grabbed it with his bare hand and fired to first in time for the out. 41 more words

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Jason Heyward leaves game with back injury

Braves right fielder Jason Heyward left this afternoon’s game what the team is calling lower back soreness.

Heyward has played 103 of the Braves’ first 106 games, hitting .260 with nine homers, 12 steals, and a .729 OPS, including a career-low .379 slugging percentage. 26 more words

Fear Not: Craig Kimbrel Is Not Broken

Since he became the Braves closer in 2011, Craig Kimbrel has been the best relief pitcher in baseball by nearly every measure you could use. 969 more words

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Tom Glavine Entering the HOF Makes Me Wanna Puke

Don’t get me wrong, Tom Glavine 100000% deserves to be in the Hall of Fame. The dude won Cy Youngs, won 300 ballgames, and was one of the dominant pitchers in the 90′s and early 2000′s. 158 more words

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