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10/14/2016 | Experience an asset for Braves' coaches

OK, I'm biased. I'm overjoyed these days whenever employers in any profession hire folks my age or older. So this is splendid news: With the Braves removing "interim" from the front of Brian Snitker's name, they now have a manager who is nearly 61 years old.

10/14/2016 | Braves' brass eye contention in annual meetings

Since participating in nine of the 10 National League Championship Series played from 1991-2001, the Braves have now gone 15 consecutive seasons without winning a postseason series. This fact was not ignored as Braves president of baseball operations John Hart and general manager John Coppolella welcomed some of their top advisors, scouts and coaches to the Orlando, Fla., area this week for the club's annual organizational meetings.

10/13/2016 | Watch Arizona Fall League tilt on

Fans can get a glimpse of the future on Thursday, as top prospects from 10 different Major League teams will be on display when the Mesa Solar Sox take on the Salt River Rafters in an Arizona Fall League contest that will be streamed live on at 3:35 p.m. ET.

10/11/2016 | Washington, Hernandez join Braves' coaching staff

Ron Washington did not gain the managerial position he interviewed for in Atlanta. But the highly-regarded coach and former big league skipper impressed the Braves' brass enough to earn a spot on manager Brian Snitker's big league coaching staff.

10/10/2016 | Source: Braves close to naming Snitker manager

After spending the past couple of weeks evaluating managerial candidates, it appears the Braves are leaning toward giving Brian Snitker the job that he handled on an interim basis this season.

10/7/2016 | Braves part ways with pitching coach McDowell

Roger McDowell's 11-season tenure as the Braves' pitching coach ended on Friday, when he was informed the club would not exercise his option for the 2017 season.

10/3/2016 | Strong finish (20-10) hurts Braves' draft position

Throughout much of this past season, it looked like the Braves would own the first pick in the 2017 MLB Draft, or at least the second selection. But they ended up with the fifth overall selection courtesy of their late-season success.

10/3/2016 | Black, Washington to interview for skipper's job

Top internal candidate Brian Snitker sat directly next to Braves president of baseball operations John Hart on Monday morning, when Hart revealed that Bud Black and Ron Washington will be interviewed this week for the club's managerial vacancy.

10/3/2016 | Freeman earns NL Player of Month honors

Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman ended his 2016 season as the National League Player of the Month for September/October.

10/3/2016 | 2017 Draft order: Twins to pick No. 1 overall

With the 2016 regular-season standing final, the order for the 2017 MLB Draft is set. By finishing with the worst record in baseball, the Twins will have the No. 1 pick in the 2017 Draft. They'll be followed by the Reds, Padres, Rays and Braves.

10/2/2016 | Braves' 2016 season a tale of two halves

Though the overall record might not have been aesthetically pleasing, the significant improvements made over the final two months enabled the Braves to exit the 2016 season with a sense of satisfaction and reason to believe they might indeed be nearing the final stages of their rebuilding process.

10/2/2016 | Late surge enhances buzz for SunTrust Park era

Braves manager Brian Snitker proudly spoke with tears in his eyes, while Nick Markakis made his way around the clubhouse, exchanging hugs with those teammates with whom he experienced something special over the final two months of the season.

10/2/2016 | 2017 Draft order: Twins to pick No. 1 overall

With the 2016 regular-season standing final, the order for the 2017 MLB Draft is set. By finishing with the worst record in baseball, the Twins will have the No. 1 pick in the 2017 Draft. They'll be followed by the Reds, Padres, Rays and Braves.

10/2/2016 | Braves' legends bid farewell to 'The Ted'

As the Braves' legends emerged from behind the center-field wall and made their way toward their former positions, the fans that packed Turner Field one last time Sunday afternoon were provided yet another opportunity to reminisce about all of the great times they had experienced while this ballpark served as the home of the Braves for the past 20 seasons.

10/2/2016 | Braves dash Tigers' hopes in Turner Field finale

The Braves' era at Turner Field is over. So, too, is the Tigers' opportunity at the postseason. Once again, Justin Verlander was stingy with the season on the line. This time, however, his opposing starter was stingier. And after 12 strikeouts from Braves ace Julio Teheran in a 1-0 win Sunday, the Tigers were eliminated from playoff contention.

10/2/2016 | Johnson happy to sign 2-year deal with Braves

Before beating the Tigers, 1-0, in their regular-season finale Sunday afternoon, the Braves announced they signed closer Jim Johnson to a two-year contract extension that runs through the end of the 2018 campaign. Financial terms were not immediately revealed.

10/2/2016 | Swanson's spectacular play saves Braves

With the Tigers loading the bases and threatening to cut into the Braves' three-run lead in the eighth inning, shortstop Dansby Swanson made a diving stop to corral a sharp grounder. He fired to second base to initiate an inning-ending double play, the highlight in Atlanta's eventual 5-3 win Saturday night at Turner Field.

10/1/2016 | Tigers chase WC spot as Braves close Turner Field

With simultaneous starts across the Majors on the final day of the regular season, Turner Field will be at the center of attention one last time Sunday afternoon as the Tigers and Braves play the final game at the 20-year-old ballpark. Detroit needs a win to keep its slim American League Wild Card hopes alive.

10/1/2016 | Snitker, Pendleton among Braves' candidates

After Brian Snitker concluded his Minor League playing career with the Braves at the end of the 1980 season, Hank Aaron, who then served as the team's farm director, gave him a job as a roving coaching instructor. Snitker has remained in the organization since, but until this past week, he had never had to go through an interview process.

10/1/2016 | Tigers fall to Braves, 1 1/2 back of WC

The Tigers' control of their postseason destiny slipped from their grasp Saturday as they swung and missed at Aaron Blair curveballs. The Braves' rookie starter held Detroit's offense to two runs and 10 strikeouts over six-plus innings, allowing Atlanta's offense to wear down Detroit's bullpen for a 5-3 win Saturday night at Turner Field.

10/1/2016 | Braves' Jenkins feeling better after injury scare

After throwing a 92-mph fastball to Miguel Cabrera on Friday night, Braves right-hander Tyrell Jenkins feared the worst as he strolled to the back of the mound with a tingling sensation in his throwing hand.