Atlanta Braves’ OF Marcell Ozuna(Greensboro Grasshoppers) out of jail on $20K bail

Braves OF Marcell Ozuna granted $20K bond on domestic violence charges from Erin Walsh with YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com Atlanta Braves outfielder Marcell Ozuna(Greensboro Grasshoppers 2011) was granted a $20,000 bond Monday on charges of aggravated assault by strangulation and battery, according to the Associated Press. Ozuna was arrested Saturday after police witnessed him choking his wife and… Continue reading Atlanta Braves’ OF Marcell Ozuna(Greensboro Grasshoppers) out of jail on $20K bail

Former Greensboro Grasshopper Marcell Ozuna in Atlanta jail:His wife told Police Officers that Marcell Ozuna threatened to kill her

from the Sunday Atlanta Journal Constitution:CLICK HERE… from www.ajc.com: The wife of Atlanta Braves outfielder Marcell Ozuna(Greensboro Grasshoppers 2011) told officers she and her husband argued and he threatened to kill her before she called 911, according to an arrest affidavit obtained by Channel 2 Action News. Ozuna, 30, was arrested Saturday after Sandy Springs… Continue reading Former Greensboro Grasshopper Marcell Ozuna in Atlanta jail:His wife told Police Officers that Marcell Ozuna threatened to kill her

Rome Braves slip past Greensboro Grasshoppers on Sunday afternoon, as the Mysterious Mr. Puckett gets win for Braves:A.J. Puckett adds to his “Puckett/Bucket List”

Final from First National Bank Field on Sunday afternoon: Rome Braves 4, Greensboro Grasshoppers 1 WP:A.J. Puckett(2-0) LP:Carmen Mlodzinski(0-1) SV:Indigo Diaz(2) Hoppers(6-6)/Braves(7-5) Braves line: 4-7-1 Hoppers line:1-5-2 Attendace:2.899 Time of Game/TOG-2:49 Just not the Greensboro Grasshoppers day on Sunday afternoon, as the Rome Braves slipped past the Hoppers, by the score of 4-1…Rome’s starting pitcher… Continue reading Rome Braves slip past Greensboro Grasshoppers on Sunday afternoon, as the Mysterious Mr. Puckett gets win for Braves:A.J. Puckett adds to his “Puckett/Bucket List”

Marcell Ozuna(Greensboro Grasshoppers) and Atlanta Braves will both benefit from a Reunion in 2021:Braves re-sign two-time All-Star Marcell Ozuna(Greensboro Grasshoppers) to four-year, $64M deal

Braves re-sign two-time All-Star Marcell Ozuna to four-year, $64M deal from www.yardbarker.com (Connor Byrne) The Braves are re-signing outfielder Marcell Ozuna to a four-year deal, according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post. The club has announced the move, and it’s a $65M guarantee that could reach $80M if the Braves pick up an… Continue reading Marcell Ozuna(Greensboro Grasshoppers) and Atlanta Braves will both benefit from a Reunion in 2021:Braves re-sign two-time All-Star Marcell Ozuna(Greensboro Grasshoppers) to four-year, $64M deal

Phil Niekro’s catchers tell the story about the “Classic Knuckleball Pitcher”

Phil Niekro’s catchers are saying goodbye…. from Steve Hummer, at the Atlanta Journal and Constitution If anyone should tell the story of Phil Niekro and the pitch that made him a Braves folk hero, it’s rightly those former teammates on the receiving end of his dancing knuckleball. Niekro’s catchers made up a fraternity charged with… Continue reading Phil Niekro’s catchers tell the story about the “Classic Knuckleball Pitcher”

The True Knuckleball Artist, Phil “Knucksie” Niekro has died:Atlanta Braves Hall of Fame pitcher gone at age 81(Phil Niekro brought his baseball team to Greensboro’s War Memorial Stadium)

Rest In Peace, Knucksie ?? pic.twitter.com/61G6oZ7Z6a — Atlanta Braves (@Braves) December 27, 2020 from www.espn.com: Phil Niekro, a pitcher who used his signature knuckleball to fool generations of hitters and craft a Hall of Fame career, died Saturday night in his sleep after a long battle with cancer, the Atlanta Braves announced Sunday. He was… Continue reading The True Knuckleball Artist, Phil “Knucksie” Niekro has died:Atlanta Braves Hall of Fame pitcher gone at age 81(Phil Niekro brought his baseball team to Greensboro’s War Memorial Stadium)

Marcell Ozuna(Greensboro Grasshoppers) has a Message for the Fans following an outstanding postseason with the Atlanta Braves

Here is the message from former Greensboro Grasshopper Marcell Ozuna, following an outstanding postseason, as an outfielder, with the Atlanta Braves…Just shy of the World Series, but none-the-less, an outstanding run by Ozuna and the Braves….. "Thank you for accepting me, and for allowing me to play for you in 2020." Marcell Ozuna's message to… Continue reading Marcell Ozuna(Greensboro Grasshoppers) has a Message for the Fans following an outstanding postseason with the Atlanta Braves

Former Atlanta Braves catcher Biff Pocoroba gone at age 66:He had one heck of a name and fans just loved to say, “Biff Pocoroba”(RIP)

from the Atlanta Journal and Constitution at www.ajc.com and CLICK HERE to see and read more from the AJC…. Longtime Braves catcher Biff Pocoroba has died, the Atlanta Braves confirmed Wednesday. Pocoroba was 66. Pocoroba spent his entire 10-year career with the club from 1975-84. He earned All-Star honors in 1978. “Very sad to hear… Continue reading Former Atlanta Braves catcher Biff Pocoroba gone at age 66:He had one heck of a name and fans just loved to say, “Biff Pocoroba”(RIP)

The hottest attraction of the Summer Baseball Season:”The Freeze”

The best thing going on down in Atlanta this Summer, could be the fact that the Braves are winning again, and then it helps to have that brand new Sun Trust Baseball Stadium/Sun Trust Park to play in, but most of all, the hottest attraction in Atlanta and maybe in all of baseball for the… Continue reading The hottest attraction of the Summer Baseball Season:”The Freeze”

Old fighting buddies Chipper Jones and Jim Thome might end up entering the Baseball Hall of Fame together

They met in the World Series in 1995, when the Atlanta Braves faced the Cleveland Indians and Chipper Jones and his Braves got the best of Jim Thome and the Indians that time….. Jim Thome got the best of Chipper Jones when they got into a bench-clearing brawl back in 1993….Jones was with the Richmond… Continue reading Old fighting buddies Chipper Jones and Jim Thome might end up entering the Baseball Hall of Fame together

Atlanta Braves’ Class A Carolina League Team will be in Zebulon as the “Mudcats” next Summer

Braves leaving Lynchburg, Virginia and headed to Zebulon to become, the “Carolina Mudcats”….. from www.wralsportsfan.com: ATLANTA — The Atlanta Braves’ advanced Class A team is moving to Zebulon starting next season. The Braves move will mark the franchise’s return to the Triangle for the first time in 18 years when they were based in Durham… Continue reading Atlanta Braves’ Class A Carolina League Team will be in Zebulon as the “Mudcats” next Summer

Mitch Atkins(Northeast Guilford HS) signs contract with the Atlanta Braves

Mitch Atkins, former pitcher for the Northeast Guilford Rams, has signed a minor league contract with the Atlanta Braves and he reported this week to the Braves Double A team, the Mississippi Braves…. Mitch went straight from high school, at NEG with the Rams, to the pros and he began his career with the Chicago… Continue reading Mitch Atkins(Northeast Guilford HS) signs contract with the Atlanta Braves

Former Greensboro Hornets Baseball Player Otis Nixon arrested this past weekend

Former Greensboro Hornets baseball player Otis Nixon was arrested this past weekend down in Georgia, when authorities pulled him over, as his car/truck was weaving while he was driving down the road, near Atlanta… The police report says deputies found a pipe to smoke crack cocaine in Nixon’s pocket and another in the car. They… Continue reading Former Greensboro Hornets Baseball Player Otis Nixon arrested this past weekend

Brian McCann To Rehab With Rome Braves In Greensboro

Brian McCann To Rehab With Rome Braves In Greensboro Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann is set to join the Rome Braves on Friday in Greensboro for a major league rehabilitation assignment. Barring any unforeseen circumstances, McCann is expected to be in Rome on Wednesday May 1st when the Braves open a seven game homestand. He… Continue reading Brian McCann To Rehab With Rome Braves In Greensboro

Former Atlanta Braves pitcher Pascual “I-285” Perez killed during robbery at his home in the Dominican

Pascual Perez got lost one day on the way to the ballpark(Fulton County Stadium) and kept driving around the stadium on I-285 trying to find his way in…Very interesting pitcher for the Atlanta Braves and other teams and many will never forget this man…When he was on his game, he was one of the best… Continue reading Former Atlanta Braves pitcher Pascual “I-285” Perez killed during robbery at his home in the Dominican