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How Braves second basemen Tommy La Stella took the path less traveled to the bigs

Despite knocks on his other skills, the unheralded lefty simply hits.


After the recent one-game suspension of Dan Uggla, it seems safe to declare that Tommy La Stella will frequent Fredi Gonzalez’s starting lineup for the rest of 2014 and possibly beyond. The 25-year-old has performed serviceably, hitting .292 in 154 at-bats—a welcome jump in production from the .189 average that other Braves second basemen have collectively hit this season. Read more...

Who is casting All-Star votes for Justin Upton?

Kate Upton and BJ Upton, of course. Also Ralph Reed, Big Boi, and Moe's.

What do a supermodel and an evangelical political strategist have in common? How about a legendary half of Outkast and our hometown burrito chain? They all support  Atlanta Brave Justin Upton's All-Star bid. Oh, so does BJ Upton, in case you wondered. Read more...

Cobb waiting for official approval of stadium bond financing

Judge Robert Leonard presided over a six-hour hearing on Monday

Cobb County officials went into extra innings Monday trying to get bond financing approved for the Atlanta Braves’ new stadium. But it’ll be weeks before they know if they won. Read more...

The role of the Cobb Chamber of Commerce in luring the Braves away from Atlanta

“They touch everything,” says a critic of the business group’s cozy relationship with the County Commission.

It would be difficult to overstate the role the Cobb Chamber, a 2,500-member business organization, played in bringing the Braves to Cobb, whether as public cheerleaders or private decision-makers. Read more...

Cobb stadium dissenters finally got a chance to speak

But with the Braves deal done, few opposition members showed up for Tuesdays meeting.

The TV news cameras rolled. The newspaper writers hovered over their laptops. On Tuesday morning, two weeks after being escorted kicking and screaming from the Cobb County Commission chambers, the opposition to the Braves stadium finally was to have its day to address the commissioners. Three dissenters showed up. Read more...