Category: Fredi Gonzalez

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 ...

B.J. Upton Believes The Braves Are A Great Fit For Him Because Bobby Cox And Fredi Gonzalez Made Him Feel Comfortable

Friday, November 30th, 2012

B.J. Upton is heading northeast from Tampa Bay after the centerfielder inked a  five-year contract for $75.25 million. His contract is the biggest one ever given to a free agent by the franchise. But the 28-year-old is happy to sign with Atlanta beyond simply the money. He believes his new organization ...

The Atlanta Braves Look to Move Forward Following Last Year’s Late-Season Collapse

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Last season it looked like a near certainty that the Atlanta Braves would make the playoffs in the National League. It was right there in their grasp during the final month of the season. Instead Atlanta collapsed as they went 2-8 in their final 10 games, including five straight losses to ...

Fredi Gonzalez Believes The Braves Bats “Haven’t Gotten Going Yet,” But He’s Happy With The Pitching And Defense

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

The Atlanta Braves haven't exactly had the best start to the 2011 season as they had hoped for with a record of 7-9. The Braves recently swept a doubleheader with the Mets over the weekend, but lost the finale on Sunday, to finish out with a record of 4-6 in ...

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 ...

Fredi Gonzalez Replaces A Legend

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

Fredi Gonzalez was announced yesterday as Bobby Cox’s successor less than forty-eight hours after the Braves lost to the Giants in the NLDS.  The hiring comes as no surprise because Atlanta always seems to promote or hire from within, or at least someone who has come through the organization at ...

Fredi Gonzalez To Replace Bobby Cox?

Friday, July 2nd, 2010

The Atlanta Braves are going to be losing a legend at the end of the season when manager Bobby Cox retires.  Cox spent the last 43 years in professional baseball, the last 20 years of which as Braves manager.  Under his management, the Braves went from being a perennial loser ...