Shockin' the world, joltin' the Mets. (AP Photo/Kevin Liles)

Four down, 158 to go for the undefeated Braves

12:12 am Apr. 11, 2015

The Atlanta Braves are 4-0. Yes, the Atlanta Braves. No, I didn’t expect it. But they’re playing good baseball. Credit where it’s due.

Victory No. 4 came Friday night against the New York Mets, who aided

"Keep it quiet, but we're undefeated." (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

The Atlanta Braves – the best team in baseball

10:30 am Apr. 9, 2015

Yeah, I’m surprised, and no, I don’t think it will last. (Let’s note that they started 17-7 last season. In no sport do the words “small sample size” resonate more than baseball.) And the Atlanta

He's gone, too. (Curtis Compton/AJC photo)

The Braves just traded away their Mariano Rivera

6:57 pm Apr. 5, 2015

Not that it wasn’t already clear what they were doing, but the Atlanta Braves just made it blatant: They care nothing about winning now. They just traded Craig Kimbrel and Melvin Upton Jr. to San

John, John and Bobby announce their Reunion Tour. (Curtis Compton/AJC photo)

The Braves as a nostalgia act? Not necessarily

10:53 am Oct. 7, 2014

It might seem as if the Atlanta Braves are, as has been suggested, interested more in getting the band back together and playing the old hits than in moving forward. I think it’s more accurate