Atlanta Braves: Brian McCann benched for wild-card playoff game

Thursday, October 4th, 2012

In a shocking move, the Atlanta Braves have decided to bench six-time All-Star catcher Brian McCann for Friday's wild-card playoff game against the the St. Louis Cardinals. David Ross will get the start behind the plate. While McCann has just endured the worst season of his excellent career, it's still a ...

Atlanta Braves: Dan Uggla Benched, Martin Prado to Start

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

In January of 2011, Dan Uggla was traded to the Atlanta Braves and the two sides quickly agreed to a five-year, $62 million contract. Now, less than two years later, the 32-year-old second baseman has been demoted to a bench role. The Atlanta Journal Constitution is reporting that Braves manager Fredi ...