Another day, another crazy barehanded catch by a minor leaguer. First, it was Zach Shields of the Billing Mustangs who robbed a grand slam by making this barehanded grab a couple weeks ago. This time, Carolina Mudcats (Class-A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves) shortstop Reed Harper decided baseball gloves are overrated. Harper (no relation to
Things got a little heated between the Padres and Braves on Thursday, and Matt Kemp was right in the middle of the mix. Kemp didn’t shove anyone or throw any punches, but that’s because an umpire got to him first. As Kemp was trying to make his way toward a Brave, the umpire took him
Vin Scully continues to amaze.
The Nationals-Braves game on Tuesday was definitely one of the most entertaining games of the short 2015 season.
Your browser does not support iframes. Tough luck for this Braves fan who tried to be a hero and catch a foul ball with his hat on Wednesday night in Atlanta. Instead of looking cool and making the highlight reel snag with his cap, he’s now a shoe-in for the Not Top 10 after catching
Your browser does not support iframes. Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons made this outstanding defensive play on Wednesday night at Citi Field against the Mets, leaving a lot of jaws hanging in the process. Simmons’ play was so great not only because he showed off amazing range and athleticism, but because he also prevented the
After speedy Dodgers second baseman Dee Gordon tallied his 52nd stolen base of the season with a swipe of second base against Braves pitcher Ervin Santana last night, a hilarious showdown ensued that featured Santana daring Gordon to proceed to try and take third. Santana’s lucky he didn’t get called for a balk as he
Baseball seems to be a great backdrop for father-son bonding sometimes, and Monday’s Braves-Padres game was just another example of that. One father managed to snag a foul ball during Atlanta’s 2-0 afternoon matinee win, creating this awesomely adorable moment with his young son. Sure, dad didn’t exactly have to battle a bunch of fans
Your browser does not support iframes. Andrelton Simmons makes the ridiculous look easy. On Monday, Padres outfielder Will Venable hit a grounder towards shortstop but when the ball took an odd bounce, Simmons adjusted on the fly and barehanded the ball before rifling it to first just in time to get the out. Credit to
Last year USA Today began incorporating a relevant logo, insignia or theme from the day’s stories within the red dot on the section’s front page, a creative addition that most readers appreciate. However, their decision to include the Braves logo in this area backfired on a day that showcased a fantastic feature from Bob Nightengale on the
Andrelton Simmons shockingly remains a little-known shortstop, even after winning a 2013 Gold Glove, signing a fat extension last February and making routine web gems like this one. As the Marlins put on a hit-and-run, Simmons glided toward the bag before Jordany Valdespin ripped one to the gap vacated by him. He flawlessly reaches back
Usually when you think of a controversy surrounding the Atlanta Braves’ American pride, its their depiction of Native Americans that comes to mind. However, they managed to put that on the back burner when they LIT AN AMERICAN FLAG ON FIRE LAST NIGHT. It happened as a result of a fireworks mishap during last night’s