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Braves: Spring Training Watch (Part 5)

...current front office will give the 23-year-old every chance to be the starter for years. As is the case with many rookie catchers starting for the first time, there will be rough patches, and patience is required. Bethancourt has huge amounts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-02-19/braves-sprin
Andrelton Simmons helps lead Braves to sixth win in a row

...on nine hits and one walk. His ERA is 4.73 and he has made eight starts since his last win on May 19.Atlanta rookie catcher Christian Bethancourt, making his second consecutive start, singled in the second inning to drive in Johnson for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-01/andrelton-simmons-helps-
Rookie Christian Bethancourt helps Braves beat Phillies

...Braves' hitting woes, even when he was with Triple-A Gwinnett.One day after his recall from the minors, the rookie catcher played a big role in helping the Braves break out of their slump.Bethancourt had three hits in his return to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-03/rookie-christian-bethanc
Freeman, Hudson help Braves rout Mets

...inning, walked pinch-hitter Justin Turner to force in a run before striking out Byrd on a 3-2 pitch.Braves rookie catcher Evan Gattis had two hits and an eighth-inning sacrifice fly off Scott Atchison to drive in Upton.Gonzalez skipped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-05-05/freeman-hudson-help-brav
Braves' Evan Gattis takes incredible ride to big leagues

...almost mythical figure ? or, as Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez put it, a "legend."The 26-year-old rookie catcher has already hit 10 homers, which was tied for fifth in the National League heading into Thursday's games. He's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-05-23/braves-evan-gattis-takes
Brian McCann's two home runs, including shot in 10th, lift Braves over Jays

...lifted the Braves over the Toronto Blue Jays 7-6 on Tuesday.Freddie Freeman had three hits in the cleanup spot, rookie catcher Evan Gattis homered in the fifth spot and McCann, who started at designated hitter, went deep twice batting in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-05-28/brian-mccanns-two-home-r
Ex-GreenJacket Zack Wheeler helps Mets beat Braves

...Eric Young Jr. sparked the Mets, stealing two bases, scoring twice and making a diving catch in left field.Mets rookie catcher Travis d'Arnaud doubled for his first hit in the majors, ending an 0-for-10 rut."It was definitely weighing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-08-20/ex-greenjacket-zack-whee
Uribe's sac fly in ninth lifts Giants

...fabulous throw home to save a second run from coming in on Shane Victorino's RBI single in the fifth. Posey, the rookie catcher, made a tremendous pickup on the short hop and applied the tag as the slow-footed Ruiz slid home.Rowand was replaced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2010-10-21/uribes-sac-fly-ninth-lif
Baseball | Sports
Giants are in control after rout

...2006) as the only pitchers to allow no unearned runs in 20 or more innings in a single postseason.Cain credited rookie catcher Buster Posey."I think it's a little bit of everything," Cain said. "Buster's doing a great job of putting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2010-10-28/giants-are-control-after
Baseball | Sports
Royals snap Braves' 10-game winning streak

...but it appeared he wouldn't be on base for long when he got stranded between first and second after a pitch. Rookie catcher Gattis tried to run at Escobar but held the ball for too long, allowing the runner to slide back into first just...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-04-17/royals-snap-braves-10-ga