2006 Atlanta Braves season

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2006 Atlanta Braves
Major League affiliations
Record 79–83 (.488)
Divisional place 3rd
Other information
Owner(s) Time Warner
General manager(s) John Schuerholz
Manager(s) Bobby Cox
Local television TBS Superstation
Turner South
(Pete Van Wieren, Skip Caray, Don Sutton, Joe Simpson, Chip Caray, Ron Gant)
FSN South
(Jeff Torborg, Bob Rathbun)
Local radio WGST
(Pete Van Wieren, Skip Caray, Don Sutton, Joe Simpson, Chip Caray)
(Luis Octavio Dozal, Jose Manuel Flores)
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The 2006 Atlanta Braves season was the Braves' 135th for the franchise and 41st in Atlanta. During the season, the Braves attempted to win the NL East.

Finishing with a 79–83 record, not only did the Braves miss the playoffs for the first time since 1990 (not counting the strike-affected 1994 season), but also their first losing season and worst record since that year.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL East W L GB Pct.
New York Mets 97 65 .599
Philadelphia Phillies 85 77 12 .525
Atlanta Braves 79 83 18 .488
Florida Marlins 78 84 19 .481
Washington Nationals 71 91 26 .438



2006 Atlanta Braves
Pitchers Catchers


Outfielders Manager


Player stats[edit]


Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers[edit]

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Richmond Braves International League Brian Snitker
AA Mississippi Braves Southern League Jeff Blauser
A Myrtle Beach Pelicans Carolina League Rocket Wheeler
A Rome Braves South Atlantic League Randy Ingle
Rookie Danville Braves Appalachian League Paul Runge
Rookie GCL Braves Gulf Coast League Luis Ortiz



1st Half: Atlanta Braves Game Log on ESPN.com
2nd Half: Atlanta Braves Game Log on ESPN.com
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  2. ^ Bob Wickman Statistics – Baseball-Reference.com
  3. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007