After leading the Braves to an unexpected NL East title, Brian Snitker has been named the NL manager of the year.
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While Shohei Ohtani and Ronald Acuna Jr. were named baseball's top rookies, the Braves outfielder has flashed the potential to quickly become one of the game's elite players.
Dan Mullen ESPN.com
In a year of big production from budding National League stars, Ronald Acuña Jr. wins NL Rookie of the Year, beating second-place finisher Juan Soto of the Nats and Dodgers starter Walker Buehler. The Atlanta outfielder hit .293 with a .917 OPS and 26 homers in 111 games and earned 27 of 30 first-place votes.
Braves outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr. was named National League Rookie of the Year on Monday following a season that saw him hit .293 with 26 home runs and 64 RBIs in 111 games.
Mookie or Trout? Verlander or Snell? DeGrom with just 10 wins?? We break down all the angles in advance of baseball's major award announcements.
Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson, who hit .238 with 14 homers and 59 RBIs last season, had surgery to remove a "loose body" in his left wrist and should be ready for 2019.
With Bryce Harper a free agent and J.T. Realmuto eager to get out of Miami, some of the division's biggest names could be headed elsewhere.
Dan Mullen ESPN.com
2018 MLB Manager of the Year finalists: AL — Oakland's Bob Melvin, Boston's Alex Cora and Tampa Bay's Kevin Cash. NL — Colorado's Bud Black, Milwaukee's Craig Counsell and Atlanta's Brian Snitker. Winners will be announced Nov. 13
Dan Mullen ESPN.com
The 2018 Rookie of the Year finalists have been announced with stacked trios in both leagues: NL finalists — Braves outfielder Ronald Acuña, Nationals outfielder Juan Soto and Dodgers starter Walker Buehler. AL finalists — Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani and Yankees infielders Gleyber Torres and Miguel Andujar. Winners will be announced Nov. 12.
Before the season, we said winning the World Series isn't everything. Some teams proved that. Others, well, not so much.
Three Red Sox players received more hardware, as Mookie Betts, Jackie Bradley Jr. and Ian Kinsler were named as Gold Glove winners. Meanwhile, Nolan Arenado continued his perfect record with a sixth award.
Outfielder Nick Markakis, catcher Kurt Suzuki and starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez were among the players to whom the Braves declined to give qualifying offers by Friday's deadline.
Catcher Raffy Lopez, who hit .176 with three home runs and 13 RBIs in 37 games for the Padres last season, has been traded to the Braves for cash considerations.
Will Mookie Betts win another Gold Glove? Can Andrelton Simmons add to his trophy case? We look at the finalists at every position.
What up y'all, I got a good one this week as I talk with Chipper Jones about hunting, flash bangs and how he broke his hand. Plus, I talk can beer with my boy Travis
After a 108-win season, the Red Sox are the World Series champions. But do they open the offseason at No. 1? Where do the runner-up Dodgers and Astros check in?
Take a look at the finalists for the Gold Glove at every position in each league.
Braves right-hander Brandon McCarthy, who missed the second half of the season with a knee injury, can become a free agent if he chooses to continue his career.
A lawsuit filed by the family of Gregory Murrey, who died in 2015 after falling from the upper deck at a Braves game, contends fan deaths at other parks, including the Rangers', should have led MLB to demand all teams have higher guardrails.
The Braves have given Brian Snitker, who led the team to a 92-70 record and the National League East title this season, a two-year contract extension.
Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer
The Braves announced a new two-year contract today for manager Brian Snitker, plus a club option for 2021. Well deserved. Snitker has worked in the Atlanta organization since 1977.