Atlanta Braves blog by David O'Brien, baseball writer for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

A.J. and Flowers: Braves have solid duo behind dish

3:08 pm Feb. 11, 2016

The Braves have stockpiled the largest supply of young pitchers and pitching prospects in baseball, which makes the catching position even more important than usual.

It was one reason the Braves traded away Christian Bethancourt this

Braves’ bold rebuilding plan moves into next phase

4:58 pm Feb. 2, 2016

It’s been a rather breathtaking transformation, albeit one that came with major short-term costs and, yes, flat-out embarrassment during the second half of the Braves’ 2015 season.

Still, the fact is this: The Braves have stockpiled

Freeman Q&A, Part 2: Rebounding from difficult season

1:36 pm Jan. 22, 2016

They added elite pitching prospects and a solid major league outfielder through a couple of major trades this winter, but the Braves’ most significant development regarding the 2017 season might well have taken place Thursday