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Braves president John Hart believes team can still contend while rebuilding

...even if we kept everybody and added two pitchers," said Hart, who took over the de factor general manager role after Frank Wren was fired with a week to go in a disappointing 2014 season. "But I think the future is significantly brighter because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-15/braves-president-john-ha
Braves deal Justin Upton to Padres

...finished," he said.After the Braves collapsed late in the season and finished far behind Washington in the NL East, GM Frank Wren was fired. Hart took over with a clear mandate: Rebuild the organization over the next two seasons before the Braves...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-19/braves-deal-justin-upton
Braves sign Cuban outfielder Dian Toscano

...played for the Cuban National team, he was seen by relatively few scouts.Since Hart replaced fired general manager Frank Wren, the Braves have overhauled their international scouting department, bringing in acclaimed international scout Gordon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-12-09/braves-sign-cuban-outfielder-dian
Atlanta Braves enter winter meetings with major trade chips

...moves remain that could help shape the core of the next round of competitive Atlanta teams.After firing general manager Frank Wren and restructuring the scouting and development staffs at the end of the 2014 season, John Hart stepped in to pair with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-06/atlanta-braves-enter-win
Overtime

...the win.? The Atlanta Braves traded minor league outfielder Kyle Wren, the son of former Atlanta general manager Frank Wren, to the Milwaukee Brewers for right-hander Zach Quintana. TennisDjokovic makes it to final againIn London, two-time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/gru/2014-11-15/overtime
Braves trade Heyward to Cardinals

...believe hurt his power production.After the Braves slumped to their first losing season since 2008, general manager Frank Wren was fired. Hart took over and is looking to build depth throughout the organization, with a focus on starting pitching...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-17/braves-trade-heyward-cardina
Atlanta's third base alternative

...getting paid, and they still have him under contract three more years. While people scream "career year" for why Frank Wren should not have signed Johnson to an extension, it's not without its reasons. He had a .334 wOBA/108 wRC+ the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-11-24/atlantas-thi
Braves make John Hart president of baseball operations

...stadium in Cobb County.Hart became interim general manager Sept. 22.The team had sought a full-time replacement for Frank Wren, who was fired in September after a 79-83 finish this season.Hart, Schuerholz and former Braves manager Bobby Cox...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-23/braves-make-john-hart-pr
Fredi Gonzalez to return as manager of Atlanta Braves

...79-83, a daunting 17 games behind Washington in the NL East and only their third losing season in the last 24 years.GM Frank Wren was fired with a week to go in the season, after the team was eliminated from contention, and Gonzalez thought his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-03/fredi-gonzalez-return-ma
For Braves, a shaky future after dismal finish

...week was essentially meaningless ? the first time the Braves have been in that situation since 2009.General manager Frank Wren has already been fired. Manager Fredi Gonzalez isn't sure if he'll be back.Gonzalez plans to meet Wednesday with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-29/braves-shaky-future-afte