Category: Brian McCann

Brian McCann Believes Great Things are Still Ahead of Him Heading Into Contract Year

Friday, February 15th, 2013

Brian McCann appeared to be the next great catcher in baseball, driving in nearly 100 runs and hitting in the vicinity of .300 from 2006 to 2009 in Atlanta. With multiple things bothering him, the last few years haven't been quite as productive. Now McCann is entering the final year ...

Fredi Gonzalez Looks Forward to a Season with Two Uptons in His Lineup

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

The Atlanta Braves made one of the biggest headlines of the offseason late last week when they got Justin Upton from the Arizona Diamondbacks in a seven-player trade. The deal means Justin will be playing with brother B.J. in Atlanta this season, giving the Braves a prolific outfield that manager ...

The Foul Ball that Changed Two People’s Lives Forever

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

In a frightening on-field accident less than two weeks ago, Atlanta Braves minor league manager Luis Salazar was struck on the left side of his face by a foul ball hit off the bat of Brian McCann.  He laid on the ground unconscious for 20 minutes and was airlifted off ...

Chipper Jones And The Braves Are Contenders Again

Monday, March 29th, 2010

The Atlanta Braves head into the 2010 season with the hopes of getting back into the playoffs one last time before Bobby Cox retires at season’s end.  Sure every team’s goal heading into spring training is to make the postseason, but the Braves chances this year are the best they ...