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Expectations for Braves low after roster overhaul

...the last two-plus decades, not much is expected of a team that collapsed late last season, fired general manager Frank Wren and underwent a massive overhaul during the off-season.The Braves dealt away sluggers Justin Upton, Jason Heyward...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-04-04/expectations-braves-low-
Braves: Spring Training Watch (Part 5)

...lineup. Christian Bethancourt is expected to be the Opening Day catcher. The previous front office, and especially Frank Wren, stayed very high on Bethancourt through his development, and the current front office will give the 23-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-02-19/braves-sprin
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
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
Pirates rally past Braves, clinch playoff spot

...doubled and scored on Marte's double in the sixth for a 3-2 Pittsburgh lead.The Braves, who fired general manager Frank Wren on Monday, are 4-16 in September. Atlanta (76-81) has lost five in a row to fall five games under .500 for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-23/pirates-rally-past-brave