1994 Atlanta Braves season
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|1994 Atlanta Braves|
|Major League affiliations|
|General manager(s)||John Schuerholz|
(Pete Van Wieren, Skip Caray, Don Sutton, Joe Simpson)
|Previous season Next season|
- October 15, 1993: Jerry Willard was released by the Atlanta Braves.
- October 25, 1993: Marvin Freeman was released by the Atlanta Braves.
- November 18, 1993: Jarvis Brown was selected off waivers by the Atlanta Braves from the San Diego Padres.
- November 24, 1993: Francisco Cabrera was released by the Atlanta Braves.
- November 26, 1993: Charlie O’Brien was signed as a Free Agent with the Atlanta Braves.
- February 10, 1994: Mike Bielecki was signed as a Free Agent with the Atlanta Braves.
By Friday, August 12, the Braves had compiled a 68-46 record through 114 games. They were leading the 1994 NL Wildcard Race over the Houston Astros by 2.5 games. The Braves had scored 542 runs (4.75 per game) and allowed 448 runs (3.93 per game).
Braves' pitching was perhaps the best in the Majors in 1994: they gave up only 76 home runs in 114 games, the fewest home runs allowed among all 28 teams and they allowed only 929 hits, also the fewest among all 28 teams. Furthermore, they led the MLB in most strikeouts (865) and allowed the fewest runs (448) and earned runs (407).
Opening Day starters
- Jeff Blauser
- Ryan Klesko
- Mark Lemke
- Fred McGriff
- Charlie O'Brien
- Terry Pendleton
- Deion Sanders
- John Smoltz
- Tony Tarasco
|1994 Atlanta Braves|
|New York Mets||55||58||0.487||18½||23–30||32–28|
|Los Angeles Dodgers||58||56||0.509|
|Wild card team||W||L||Pct.||GB|
|New York Mets||55||58||0.487||12½|
|San Francisco Giants||55||60||0.478||13½|
|St. Louis Cardinals||53||61||0.465||15|
|San Diego Padres||47||40||0.402||22½|
Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In
- Greg Maddux, P, Gold Glove
- Greg Maddux, P, National League Cy Young Award
- Greg Maddux, The Sporting News Pitcher of the Year Award
- Fred McGriff, 1B, Major League Baseball All-Star Game MVP
- Fred McGriff, 1B, Reserve
LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Richmond
- Charlie O'Brien Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
- 1994 Atlanta Braves Roster by Baseball Almanac
- Deion Sanders Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
- Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997