The Braves convinced me that the 1996 Summer Olympics curse is real

SB NationPeople complain about the length and pace of baseball games all the time. On Wednesday, the Atlanta Braves did the unthinkable and actually lost a game in the first 20-ish minutes when they gave up 10 runs in the top half of the first inning to the St. Louis ...

October 10th 2019


Atlanta Braves Fans Helped Chop And Chant Their Team To Embarrassing Loss Out Of The Playoffs

ForbesA St. Louis Cardinals player is Native American, and he said it was offensive. Atlanta Braves officials suggested they would discourage it. You know, sort of. The national media ripped it . . . again. Despite controversy swirling around SunTrust Park in Atlanta ...

October 10th 2019


'Stuff happens fast': Braves live out a nightmare as postseason ends with first-inning meltdown

USA TODAYATLANTA — Just a few minutes into the biggest start of his career, scenarios were already running through the mind of Atlanta Braves starter Mike Foltynewicz. One run? No big deal. Two? It's not what you'd want, but good teams come back from that all the ...

October 10th 2019


Despite humiliating postseason exit, the Braves are set up really well for the future

CBSSports.comThe Braves' 2019 season ended in, frankly speaking, humiliating fashion with their ritual slaughter at the hands of the Cardinals in Game 5 of the NLDS. But let that not detract from the larger picture. While the Braves haven't hoisted the trophy in almost a ...

October 10th 2019


Braves stop handing out tomahawks amidst backlash over 'Tomahawk Chop'

USA TODAYATLANTA — After receiving criticism from St. Louis Cardinals reliever and Cherokee Nation member Ryan Helsley over their promotion of the so-called “tomahawk chop” chant, the Atlanta Braves did not distribute foam tomahawks on seats before Game 5 of ...

October 10th 2019


Atlanta Braves will reduce use of Tomahawk Chop after Cardinals' pitcher calls it disrespectful

CNNThe Tomahawk Chop is widely used during Braves games as fans move their forearms forward and backward with an open palm in a chopping motion. The Braves often leave a foam tomahawk on the seats for fans during home games. Wednesday, the foam ...

October 10th 2019


Braves cut back on 'tomahawk chop' after Cardinals pitcher Ryan Helsley complains

Los Angeles TimesEarly in the National League Division Series, St. Louis Cardinals reliever of Cherokee descent Ryan Helsley expressed disappointment at the Atlanta Braves for encouraging fans to swing a foam tomahawk and chant. The Braves heard the complaint about ...

October 9th 2019


Braves Pivot from 'Tomahawk Chop' Chant After a Cardinal's Criticism

The New York TimesATLANTA — The Atlanta Braves took a significant, if limited, step away from their “tomahawk chop” chant on Wednesday ahead of Game 5 in the team's National League division series against the St. Louis Cardinals. Cardinals pitcher Ryan Helsley, ...

October 9th 2019


Braves stun Cardinals with 3-run ninth to grab NLDS lead

New York PostST. LOUIS — Dansby Swanson hit a tying double with two outs in the ninth inning and Adam Duvall delivered a two-run single as the Atlanta Braves rallied past the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 on Sunday to take a 2-1 lead in the NL Division Series. Atlanta had ...

October 7th 2019


NLDS Game 3: Braves stun Cardinals with ninth-inning rally after epic pitchers' duel

USA TODAYTaking a 1-0 lead into the ninth inning, St. Louis Cardinals closer Carlos Martinez surrendered three runs with two out in front of a stunned crowd at Busch Stadium, as the Atlanta Braves rallied to take a 2-1 series in the National League Division Series.

October 7th 2019