According to WFAN baseball insider Jon Heyman, the Yankees are close to wrapping up a five-year, $85 million deal with catcher Brian McCann. Deal would include an option year and full no-trade clause.
The Braves say they will be leaving Turner Field and moving into a new 42,000-seat, $672 million stadium 11 miles from downtown in 2017. It’s not clear how much it will cost taxpayers.
No secret here: the Yankees need an upgrade at catcher. Seven-time All-Star Brian McCann would fit the bill — and it seems he’s interested.
Jones threw out the first pitch in Atlanta prior to Game 1 of the NLDS, but didn’t get to uncork it to a player. Instead he delivered to the Braves’ mascot behind home plate. Why?
The NL West champions open the next round Friday against St. Louis or Pittsburgh. The Cardinals host the wild-card Pirates in a winner-take-all Game 5 on Wednesday.
Kris Medlen pitched seven strong innings while Andrelton Simmons and Evan Gattis homered to help the Atlanta Braves win their second straight game with a 3-1 victory over the New York Mets on Tuesday night.
Daisuke Matsuzaka realizes his poor results in three starts with the Mets could jeopardize his spot in the rotation. Even so, it appears the right-hander will be given at least one more chance.
Daisuke Matsuzaka and the Mets got pounded by the Braves on Labor Day.
The Mets host the NL East-leading Braves and the AL Central-leading Tigers this week. The Mets are 6 and 7 so far this season against Atlanta, going 3 and 4 in the games played at Citi Field.
The mother of a Georgia man who died after falling from the upper deck of Turner Field in Atlanta says her son was a lifelong Braves fan who followed the team through losing seasons as well as winning ones.
“I saw his foot as I’m going for the base right there in the middle, and as I came down, I knew I didn’t get any of the base. I knew I got all of his foot,” a somber Young said.
Tim Hudson took a shutout into the eighth inning before getting spiked at first base and carted off the field during the Atlanta Braves’ 8-2 victory over the New York Mets on Wednesday night.
Carlos Torres pitched six impressive innings and had an RBI single, Ike Davis turned an angry crowd in his favor with a go-ahead double in a three-run sixth and the Mets beat the Braves 4-1 Tuesday.
The Braves’ Jason Heyward made a diving catch with runners on first and second and two outs in the ninth inning Monday night, putting the finishing touches on a loss the Mets won’t soon forget.
Rocker is still making noise, a decade after the disgraced pitcher last played in the big leagues.