RIP Earl Williams

Earl Williams, who at 22 was named 1971 NL Rookie of the  Year, died today after a bout with acute leukemia. He was 64. Williams was one of five Atlanta Braves -- along with Kimbrel, Fukey, Justice and Horner -- to win ROY. Although Justice and Horner had better overall seasons, and fewer AB's, Williams'... Continue Reading →

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Justin Upton will be a Brave by Friday

There's good reason to be optimistic. Scribes Rosenthal, Heyman and Olney all report the Braves have offered a "strong package" of players for Upton. DOB says the offer likely involves Teheran plus two-to-three additional prospects. Among the names bandied about: Gattis, Ahmed, Gilmartin, Spruill ... Bet on it happening by Friday, an artificial deadline favored... Continue Reading →

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