The Atlanta Braves are welcoming eight new restaurant, retail and entertainment concepts to the lineup at The Battery Atlanta, with several first-to-market entrants including Wahlburgers, Kings Bowl and The Cordish Companies' Live! concept.
The Atlanta Braves today dismissed manager Fredi Gonzalez, as well as bench coach Carlos Tosca. Triple-A Gwinnett manager Brian Snitker has been named as the club's interim manager, while Gwinnett pitching coach Marty Reed has joined the club as bullpen coach. Terry Pendleton will move from first base coach to bench coach and Eddie Perez will move from bullpen coach to first base coach.
Major League Baseball has announced the winners of the 2016 Honorary Bat Girl contest, which recognizes baseball fans who have been affected by breast cancer and who demonstrate a commitment to supporting the fight against the disease. The Honorary Bat Girl for the Braves is Carol Thomas of Guntersville, Ala. Thomas has been battling breast cancer since 2013 and is now in her third round of chemotherapy. On May 8, Thomas and a friend will enjoy a tour of Turner Field, as well as a meet and greet with Braves players and Braves wives.