Atlanta Braves

5th NL East | 25-48
  • Batting Avg
    26th
    .237 AVG
  • Runs
    30th
    245 R
  • Earned Runs Avg
    19th
    4.41 ERA
  • Home Runs Allowed
    9th
    77 HR
  • HardballTalk

    “Nightmare” plan to run traffic to the Braves new stadium via neighborhood streets

    The Braves stadium situation continues to be an absolute peach. The club’s new ballpark, which was planned via a secret deal between Cobb County officials and the Braves, has been controversial for a host of reasons, including the use of public money and the lack of transparency involved in the process. On a more practical level there have been major concerns about traffic and parking. There is no mass transit serving the new park and the planned parking lots are in bad places — across a freeway in one instance, with no set plan yet to create a pedestrian bridge — and are too few in number. And that’s before you deal with the already awful congestion in the area where I-285 and I-75 meet, which

  • Sports Illustrated

    Deion Sanders: I was close to playing in NBA

    Your teams. Your favorite writers. Wherever you want them. Personalize SI with our new App. Install on iOS or Android.​ Pro Football Hall of Famer Deion Sanders revealed to SI Now’s Maggie Gray on Thursday that he nearly added a third professional sport to his already impressive two-sport resume. Sanders was selected twice in the MLB draft, first turning down the chance to play for the Royals when they drafted him in the sixth round in 1985 and ultimately signing with the Yankees after being drafted in the 30th round of the 1988 draft.  He went on to play nine seasons of professional baseball, including four years for the Atlanta Braves, from 1991 to ’94. During that time, current Dodgers president