When Chipper Jones took stock of all of the familiar names he’s on the cusp of rejoining, he wondered if it might be time to expand the Baseball Hall of Fame. “We need to see if we can erect our own room in Cooperstown,” Jones quipped, flashing that dry sense of humor he was known for during his playing days. All signs point to Jones becoming the latest member of those great Atlanta Braves teams of the 1990s and early 2000s to enter the Hall when the inductees are revealed on Wednesday.
Posted: January 22, 2018, 8:25 pm
Braves prospect Ronald Acuna was named the No. 1 prospect in MLB this season by Baseball America. Baseball America has named its top Major League Baseball prospect for the 2018 season and — somewhat surprisingly — it’s not Shohei Ohtani, the most hyped newcomer of the offseason. Ohtani, the 23-year-old from Japan who can play both ways as a pitcher and hitter, actually finished at No. 2 on Baseball America’s list.
Posted: January 22, 2018, 7:33 pm