Freddie Freeman

Braves vs. Nats, Phillies: Sure not what it was

1:59 pm Sep. 3, 2015

WASHINGTON — Not long ago, the Braves facing the Nationals in September was the NL East’s marquee matchup, with a good chance that much would ride on the outcome. And not too long before that,

Julio Teheran had been solid at home until Sunday, when the Yankees completed a resounding sweep of the Braves with a 20-6 win and Teheran gave up three homers and failed to make it out of the fifth inning. (Curtis Compton/AJC photo)

How the Braves’ rebuild became painful to watch

2:28 pm Aug. 31, 2015

I fully understand the long-term nature of the rebuild – or revamp, remodel, whatever one prefers to call it — that John Hart, John Coppolella and the Braves have undertaken since the front-office regime change

Matt Wisler makes his first start in San Diego tonight against the team that drafted and developed him before trading him to Atlanta on the eve of opening day. (AP photo)

Braves competitive at home, punching bag on road

5:04 pm Aug. 18, 2015

SAN DIEGO – OK, the Braves road thing has gotten ridiculous. And it all began on that fateful Wednesday afternoon in Milwaukee, July 8, when Luis Avilan gave up a three-run homer to Carlos Gomez