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Atlanta Braves 2017 player review: Nick Markakis

Talking Chop (Sam Meredith) — The Braves veteran outfielder can still be valuable as a bat off the bench but not much more than that. Nick Markakis had a very Nick Markakis season for the Atlanta Braves again in 2017. Will...
  • New: 8 hr 41 min ago

Braves season in review: Brandon Phillips and Sean Rodriguez

Talking Chop (Kris Willis) — Sean Rodriguez’s shoulder injury paved the way for Brandon Phillips’ arrival, who bounced back before being replaced at the keystone and traded away. Brandon Phillips and Sean Rodriguez ...
  • New: 10 hr 41 min ago

Thanksgiving Day open thread

Talking Chop (Kris Willis) — We don’t express it nearly enough but we are deeply thankful for each and every one of you that takes the time to visit and read Talking Chop. So from our family to yours, Happy Thanksgiving!
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Atlanta Braves News and Links: Happy Thanksgiving

Talking Chop (Dillon Cloud) — Though things are somewhat bleak at the moment, Braves country has plenty to be thankful for this year. BRAVES NEWS Community-minded Folty lights up young faces Braves RHP Mike...
  • 16 hr 41 min ago

Will Jace Peterson and Adonis Garcia stick with the Braves in 2018?

Talking Chop (Kris Willis) — Peterson and Garcia failed to make an impact in 2017 and could be left without a spot going forward. (Editor’s note. The hammer has fallen and while the penalties are severe, the Braves must...
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Atlanta Braves news: Day one of the fallout

Talking Chop (Demetrius Bell) — Rob Manfred dropped the hammer on the Braves and former employees as well. It got pretty bad, but now it’s time to move forward. BRAVES NEWS MLB lays the hammer down on Atlanta with sanctions...
  • 1 day 16 hr ago

A quick look at the prospects the Braves lost

Talking Chop (Eric Cole) — The Braves lost a lot of prospects today with varying degrees of value. Here is a quick glance at who they are. Full disclosure: This was written in its entirety by Gaurav, but he was having...
  • 2 days ago

Maitan, ex-Braves prospects eligible to sign with new teams in two weeks, per report

Talking Chop (Sam Meredith) — The now ex-Braves top prospects won’t have to wait long to find a new team. According to a report from MLB Network’s Jon Morosi Kevin Maitan and other top ex- Braves prospects will be able to...
  • 2 days ago

The real victims of the Braves’ punishments are their fans

Talking Chop (Eric Cole) — Much will be written about the effects MLB’s sanctions on the Braves’ roster and the organization as a whole. However, the real effects are being felt by Braves fans. I was fortunate enough to...
  • 2 days ago

John Hart’s departure from Braves was influenced by MLB investigation, per report

Talking Chop (Demetrius Bell) — The former President of Baseball Operations for the Braves hasn’t been punished by baseball for his actions, but it’s becoming clear that he’s left the club as a result of the investigation. ...
  • 2 days ago

Former Braves GM John Coppolella receives lifetime ban from baseball

Talking Chop (Demetrius Bell) — The Braves are currently being hammered with sanctions and the man who was the GM while this was going on won’t be working in baseball again in the future. Although the punishment that the ...
  • 2 days ago

MLB officially announces the Braves penalties and it is brutal

Talking Chop (Eric Cole) — The Braves got official word regarding their punishment from Major League Baseball. It isn’t pretty By now, you are likely aware that today has been one of the worst in the history of the ...
  • 2 days ago

What we know about the Braves’ penalties so far

Talking Chop (Sam Meredith) — Updated list of players lost and reported sanctions Braves will face. For those keeping score, here is a running list of penalties and players lost as a result of MLB’s investigation. Keep in...
  • 2 days ago

The Braves will lose 12 prospects, have severe signing restrictions for 2 years, and lose 3rd round pick, per report

Talking Chop (Eric Cole) — The hammer is really going to come down from Major League Baseball on the Braves....life is pain This is going to hurt....a lot. We, along with many others including the fine folks over at...
  • 2 days ago

Braves losing prospects Yefri del Rosario and Livan Soto as well to MLB investigation, per report

Talking Chop (Eric Cole) — The hits just keep on coming. Earlier today, news began to break that the Braves would be losing Kevin Maitan, Abrahan Gutierrez, Juan Contreras, and Yunior Severino to free agency as a result...
  • 2 days ago

Braves losing Abrahan Gutierrez, Yunior Severino, Juan Contreras, per report

Talking Chop (Kris Willis) — The list continues to grow. Baseball America’s Ben Badler reports that Major League Baseball has informed multiple Atlanta Braves international prospects that they will be declared free...
  • 2 days ago

Kevin Maitan will reportedly headline list of Atlanta Braves losses after investigation

Talking Chop (Brad Rowland) — It’s seemingly official for the headliner. It has been public knowledge for a while that the Atlanta Braves would be losing prospects as a result of Major League Baseball’s ongoing...
  • 2 days ago

Braves’ penalties expected to be severe, reportedly to center on 2016 signings (Updated)

Talking Chop (Kris Willis) — Braves’ infractions appear to center on the 2016 and 2017 international signing classes. The hammer is expected to fall on the Atlanta Braves either Tuesday or Wednesday and the punishment...
  • 2 days ago

Atlanta Braves AFL Season Recap: Acuna, Fried, Riley Headline Stellar Crew

Talking Chop (Garrett Spain) — Ronald Acuna took home AFL MVP honors, with Austin Riley providing another dominant fall for a Braves prospect. Max Fried was superhuman much of the season, and Alex Jackson played an important...
  • 2 days ago

Atlanta Braves News: Is Today Finally The Day?

Talking Chop (Dillon Cloud) — The Braves may be in store for some rough news, as multiple reports have suggested that the results and related punishments from the MLB investigation will likely be made public today. BRAVES...
  • 2 days ago