Results tagged ‘ Atlanta Braves ’
Everybody has an opinion about the #Braves trading closer Craig Kimbrel to the Padres, including me:
And even Chipper Jones asks fans to stay positive:
Here are a few of my photos from over the years:
Craig Kimbrel of the Atlanta Braves visits Academy Sports in Spartanburg, S.C., as part of the 2011 Braves Caravan, Feb. 3, 2011.
Spring Training, 2009.
Spring Training, 2009.
Myrtle Beach Pelicans, 2009.
And finally Craig himself chimed in on Twitter today:
Julio Teheran and Christian Bethancourt of the Rome Braves, Class A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves, in a game against the Greenville Drive April 14, 2010, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, S.C. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)
Watching Julio Teheran and Christian Bethancourt on TV last night walking in from the bullpen before their first Major League start as battery mates reminded me of this photo that I took in 2010.
Catcher Brian McCann of the Mississippi Braves, Class AA affiliate of the Atlanta Braves, taken April 20, 2005, at Trustmark Park in Pearl, Miss. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)
Former Atlanta Brave Brian McCann was introduced to the New York media today as the newest Yankee. Tears are shed in Atlanta . . .
- Newsday: Yankees introduce Brian McCann
- Daily News: Brian McCann introduced as Yankees catcher
- Bleacher Report: Why McCann and the Yankees Are the Perfect Fit
- USA Today: Brian McCann, Yankees complete $85M, 5-year contract
- McCann in pinstripes photo gallery
Catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia of the Atlanta Braves on March 14, 2007, at their Spring Training camp at the Disney Wide World of Sports complex in Kissimmee, Fla. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)
A clean-shaven and short-haired Jarrod Saltalamacchia at a 2007 Spring Training workout when he was still a prospect for the Atlanta Braves.
Starting pitcher Lucas Sims (26) of the Rome Braves before a game against the Greenville Drive on Wednesday, August 21, 2013, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, South Carolina. Sims was the No. 1 pick of the Atlanta Braves in the first round of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft. Rome and Sims picked up the win, 6-2. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)
Baseball America has named RHP Lucas Sims as the Atlanta Braves’ top prospect for 2014.
RHP Juilo Teheran, left, and catcher Christian Bethancourt, two of the Atlanta Braves’ top prospects, walk toward the bullpen before playing in a game against the Greenville Drive April 14, 2010, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, S.C. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)
Braves catching prospect Christian Bethancourt has been called up to Atlanta for September. It doesn’t seem like very long ago that he was in Greenville (above) catching Julio Teheran, who is now in the Atlanta rotation.
Catcher Christian Bethancourt of the Atlanta Braves at Spring Training camp on March 13, 2009, at Disney’s Wide World of Sports in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)
I first photographed him at Spring Training in 2009 (above), when he looked to be about 16 years old. Actually, I think he was 17 at the time.
RHP David Hale (28) of the Rome Braves, Class A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves, in a game against the Greenville Drive April 12, 2010, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, S.C. Hale, a third-round 2009 draft pick, was making his Class A debut. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)
Atlanta farmhand David Hale has been added to the Braves’ expanded September roster.
Catcher J.C. Boscan (2) of the Mississippi Braves, Class AA affiliate of the Atlanta Braves, warms up prior to a game against the Mobile BayBears on April 10, 2008, at Trustmark Park in Pearl, Miss. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)
The Chicago Cubs have recalled former Greenville Braves catcher J.C. Boscan from Triple-A Iowa as a backup catcher.
I can’t think of anybody I’d rather see make the majors and stay there than J.C. He has paid plenty of dues. I’ve photographed him with the Greenville Braves, Mississippi Braves and Atlanta, and he’s had just a cup of coffee in the big leagues so far in his career.