10/12/2015 | Former catcher Simmons among Braves' hires
As Ted Simmons neared the conclusion of his long career as a Major Leaguer, he spent some time with the Braves as they were undergoing the late 1980s reconstruction process. Simmons has now been welcomed back to Atlanta's organization to aid president of baseball operations John Hart and general manager John Coppolella as they continue to build for the future.
10/5/2015 | Hart satisfied that club stuck with rebuild
Over the course of the past year, Braves president of baseball operations John Hart gave his approval to send Jason Heyward, Justin Upton, Evan Gattis, Craig Kimbrel, Jose Peraza and Alex Wood elsewhere.
10/5/2015 | Coppolella, Hart looking forward to 2016
Still feeling some of the effects of spending the past year rebuilding their organization, Braves president of baseball operations John Hart and general manager John Coppolella returned to Turner Field on Monday morning to discuss why they are confident that the 2016 season will be much more satisfying.
10/4/2015 | Dominant start boosts Wisler's confidence
Matt Wisler walked off the mound for the final time this season one out shy of recording his first career shutout. Courtesy of what transpired over the past few weeks, the Braves rookie was carrying an enhanced sense of confidence that could prove beneficial next year, when he returns as key piece of Atlanta's rotation.
10/4/2015 | Braves shut out Cards, sweep twin bill
Finishing off the regular season on a high note, the Braves completed a three-game sweep of the Cardinals with a 2-0 victory in the second game of a doubleheader Sunday at Turner Field. Starter Matt Wisler turned in a gem for the Braves, ending his rookie season one out shy of his first career complete game and shutout.
10/4/2015 | After 24 winless starts, Miller victorious
Somewhere down the line, Shelby Miller will likely appreciate some of the mental fortitude he was forced to develop as he spent most of the past four months enduring long bouts of frustration and misfortune. But for now, the Braves right-hander can simply take solace in the fact that he will not enter the offseason carrying a winless streak that contradicted how impressive he truly was in 2015,
10/4/2015 | Miller blanks Cards to halt winless skid
Shelby Miller ended a maddening four-month winless streak and frustrated his former Cardinals teammates over the eight scoreless innings he completed while helping the Braves claim a 6-0 win in the first game of Sunday's doubleheader at Turner Field.
10/3/2015 | Braves, Cards finish regular season with twin bill
The Braves and Cardinals will conclude the regular season Sunday with a doubleheader that was necessitated when rain postponed Saturday night's game at Turner Field.
10/3/2015 | Braves-Cards rained out; twin bill today
Shelby Miller's attempt to end his four-month winless streak was delayed a day. Miller's scheduled start was pushed back until Sunday when rain prevented the Braves and Cardinals from playing on Saturday night at Turner Field.
10/3/2015 | Pierzynski praised for work on, off field
As A.J. Pierzynski hobbled out of Turner Field nearly two hours after Friday night's win over the Cardinals, he was wearing a couple freshly minted bruises and feeling the satisfaction of knowing just how much he meant to the Braves this season.
10/3/2015 | Castro opens eyes with HR, 3-hit night
At first glance, Daniel Castro might give the impression that he is either a bat boy or the teenage son of a coach. But those who have watched the baby-faced infielder over the past month recognize him as somebody who could factor into the Braves' plans next season.
10/2/2015 | Braves record shutout as Cards rest up
Julio Teheran completed his season in impressive fashion and the Braves marred Jaime Garcia's final tuneup for the postseason with a two-run third inning that proved sufficient during Friday night's 4-0 win over the Cardinals at Turner Field.
10/2/2015 | Miller faces ex-team looking to end record skid
Shelby Miller established himself as an All-Star during his first season in Atlanta. But when the right-hander makes his final start of the year Saturday night against his former Cardinals teammates, he will be attempting to halt a maddening streak that does not represent how well he has pitched.
10/2/2015 | Heyward feels new vibe in return to Atlanta
Jason Heyward grew up in Atlanta and spent the first five seasons of his Major League career as one of the Braves' most popular players. But when he returned to Turner Field on Friday for the first time since being traded to the Cardinals, Heyward was not necessarily sentimental.
10/2/2015 | Tommy John surgery for Braves' Rodriguez
When the Braves acquired Paco Rodriguez from the Dodgers on July 30, they hoped his injured left elbow would be healthy enough for him to be a part of their bullpen in September. But it now looks like the left-handed reliever will remain sidelined through the end of the 2016 season.
10/1/2015 | Weber shows 'no fear' in impressive final start
When Ryan Weber made his Major League debut on Sept. 8, he was playfully viewed as essentially the only pitcher the Braves had not previously promoted from Triple-A Gwinnett this season. But despite the fact that it is never wise to put much stock in evaluations completed over the regular season's final month, Weber has at least given the Braves something to think about this offseason.
10/1/2015 | Coppolella's creativity, work ethic led to GM role
Before being named the Braves general manager on Thursday, John Coppolella spent the past year soaking in the unique opportunity to work alongside team president John Schuerholz and president of baseball operations John Hart, who both produced distinguished GM careers before assuming their positions within Atlanta's front office.
10/1/2015 | Coppolella promoted to GM by Braves
After watching John Coppolella do most of the heavy lifting that encompassed the massive reconstruction process their organization has undergone over the past year, the Braves will reward him by naming him their general manager.