Braves Press Releases
Friday, December 19, 2014
Atlanta Braves enter agreement to purchase Genuine Parts co. site
The Atlanta Braves today announced an agreement to purchase the land that currently houses the headquarters of Genuine Parts Company, which neighbors SunTrust Park and the Braves' mixed-use development site. Additionally, the club announced that it has signed a long-term partnership extension with NAPA AUTO PARTS.
Braves Outfielder Nick Markakis Undergoes Neck Surgery
Atlanta Braves outfielder Nick Markakis underwent successful fusion surgery today to repair a herniated disk in his neck. The operation was performed in Atlanta by Dr. Steven Wray.
Braves and Red Sox Complete Two-Player Trade
The Atlanta Braves and Boston Red Sox completed a two-player trade today, as the Braves have acquired minor-league right-handed pitcher Aaron Kurcz in exchange for right-handed pitcher Anthony Varvaro and cash considerations.
Braves announce Minor League coaching staffs for 2015
The Atlanta Braves announced their 2015 minor league coaching staffs today, including five managers returning for the upcoming season. In addition, 17 of the 18 coaches on staff last season are returning to the Braves for the 2015 season, with 11 of those 17 remaining in their same role and with the same club. The one newcomer joining the Braves minor league coaching staff is Robinson Cancel, who will skipper the Gulf Coast League (R) Braves.
Braves agree to terms with free-agent infielder Alberto Callaspo
The Atlanta Braves have agreed to terms with free-agent infielder Alberto Callaspo on a one-year contract for the 2015 season.
Atlanta Braves Release New Renderings of Mixed-Use Development at SunTrust Park
Today the Atlanta Braves released four new conceptual renderings of the mixed-use development surrounding SunTrust Park.
Braves agree to terms with Michael Kohn
The Atlanta Braves have agreed to terms with free-agent right-handed pitcher Michael Kohn on a one-year minor league contract for 2015 with an invitation to Major League spring training. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.
Braves name Chad MacDonald as Special Assistant to GM
Atlanta Braves President of Baseball Operations John Hart announced today that Chad MacDonald has been named as Special Assistant to the General Manager. MacDonald will be involved in all facets of the Braves' scouting efforts, including amateur, international and professional scouting.
Braves Agree to Terms with Free Agent Nick Markakis
The Atlanta Braves announced this evening that they have agreed to terms with free-agent outfielder Nick Markakis on a four-year Major League contract, pending a physical exam. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.