clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Braves News: Brandon Gaudin becomes new play-by-play voice, spring training preview, more

Atlanta Braves news and notes are beginning to pick up as Spring Training is just around the corner.

MLB: Spring Training-Atlanta Braves Workouts Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports

The Atlanta Braves announced on Thursday that they have hired Brandon Gaudin to take over as the play-by-play voice on telecasts. The hire comes after Chip Caray parted ways with the Braves and took on the same role with the St. Louis Cardinals.

The 39-year-old has built an impressive resume, serving as the voice of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and EA’s Madden Football. He has also worked alongside the Big Ten Network since 2016.

“I fell in love with Braves baseball at age 7,” Gaudin took to Twitter. “I found myself hanging on every word of the broadcast quartet of Skip Caray, Don Sutton, Joe Simpson, and Pete Van Wieren. Those were the voices of my youth. The voices behind the team that made me want to be a broadcaster.”

“I look forward to becoming further embedded in this great city,” he added. “I will do my very best to uphold the high standard that has been set. And I’m thankful I get to sit there alongside such a talented and likable group of colleagues.”

Welcome to Braves Country, Brandon!

More Braves News:

With position players set to arrive at camp on February 20, here are a few quick thoughts on each position player headed to North Port.

With quite a few headlining moves, do you think the Braves did enough this offseason?

MLB News:

Battery Power’s team-by-team preview continues with the 2023 Texas Rangers.

Veteran outfielder Eric Thames announced his retirement on Wednesday after parts of 14 seasons. He was originally drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in 2008.

The San Diego Padres officially announced their one-year deal with righty Michael Wacha. The deal comes with a $4M base salary with three-year player options and two-year club options.

The Los Angeles Dodgers made quite a few roster moves on Thursday, placing three pitchers on the injured list and finalizing three free agent contracts.

The Los Angeles Angels signed left-hander Matt Moore to a one-year, $7.55M deal. In 2022, Moore tossed 74 innings and posted a 1.95 ERA.

Tim McCarter, former World Series Champion and broadcaster, passed away at age 81. Our thoughts and prayers are with the McCarter family.

The Milwaukee Brewers announced that lefty Aaron Ashby will likely miss months of the 2023 season after dealing with inflammation in his throwing shoulder.

The San Diego Padres signed former Brave Cole Hamels to a minor league deal. Hamels has not pitched in the big leagues since he suited up for the Braves in 2020.

Sign up for the newsletter Sign up for the Battery Power Daily Roundup newsletter!

A daily roundup of Atlanta Braves news from Battery Power