2006 Atlanta Braves
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record79–83 (.488)
Divisional place3rd
Other information
Owner(s)Time Warner
General manager(s)John Schuerholz
Manager(s)Bobby Cox
Local televisionTBS Superstation
Turner South
(Pete Van Wieren, Skip Caray, Don Sutton, Joe Simpson, Chip Caray, Ron Gant)
FSN South
(Jeff Torborg, Bob Rathbun)
Local radioWGST
WKLS
(Pete Van Wieren, Skip Caray, Don Sutton, Joe Simpson, Chip Caray)
WWWE
(Luis Octavio Dozal, Jose Manuel Flores)
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The 2006 Atlanta Braves season was the Braves' 136th 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, but also their first losing season that same season. In failing to reach the postseason, Atlanta ended their streak of fourteen consecutive division titles.

Regular season

Season standings

National League East

NL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Mets 97 65 0.599 50–31 47–34
Philadelphia Phillies 85 77 0.525 12 41–40 44–37
Atlanta Braves 79 83 0.488 18 40–41 39–42
Florida Marlins 78 84 0.481 19 42–39 36–45
Washington Nationals 71 91 0.438 26 41–40 30–51


Record vs. opponents


Source: [1]
Team ARI ATL CHC CIN COL FLA HOU LAD MIL NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL WSH AL
Arizona 6–1 4–2 4–2 12–7 2–4 4–5 8–10 3–3 1–6 1–5 5–1 9–10 8–11 4–3 1–5 4–11
Atlanta 1–6 6–1 4–3 3–3 11–8 3–4 3–3 2–4 7–11 7–11 3–3 7–2 3–4 4–2 10–8 5–10
Chicago 2–4 1–6 10–9 2–4 2–4 7–8 4–2 8–8 3–3 2–5 6–9 0–7 2–4 11–8 2–4 4–11
Cincinnati 2–4 3–4 9–10 5–1 4–2 10–5 0–6 9–10 3–4 2–4 9–7 2–4 2–5 9–6 5–1 6-9
Colorado 7–12 3–3 4–2 1–5 3–3 4–2 4–15 2–4 1–5 3–4 3–3 10–9 10–8 2–7 8–0 11–4
Florida 4–2 8–11 4–2 2–4 3–3 3–4 1–5 7–0 8–11 6–13 5–2 3–3 3–3 1–5 11–7 9–9
Houston 5–4 4–3 8–7 5–10 2–4 4-3 3–3 10–5 2–4 2–4 13–3 3–3 1–5 9–7 4–4 7–11
Los Angeles 10–8 3–3 2–4 6–0 15–4 5–1 3–3 4–2 3–4 4–3 6–4 5–13 13–6 0–7 4–2 5–10
Milwaukee 3–3 4–2 8–8 10–9 4–2 0–7 5–10 2–4 3–3 5–1 7–9 4–3 6–3 7–9 1–5 6–9
New York 6–1 11–7 3–3 4–3 5–1 11–8 4–2 4–3 3–3 11–8 5–4 5–2 3–3 4–2 12–6 6–9
Philadelphia 5-1 11–7 5–2 4–2 4–3 13–6 4–2 3–4 1–5 8–11 3–3 2–4 5–1 3–3 9–10 5–13
Pittsburgh 1–5 3–3 9–6 7–9 3–3 2–5 3–13 4–6 9–7 4–5 3–3 1–5 6–1 6–9 3–3 3–12
San Diego 10–9 2–7 7–0 4–2 9–10 3–3 3–3 13–5 3–4 2–5 4–2 5–1 7–12 4–2 5–1 7–8
San Francisco 11–8 4–3 4–2 5–2 8–10 3–3 5–1 6–13 3–6 3–3 1–5 1–6 12–7 1–4 1–5 8–7
St. Louis 3–4 2–4 8–11 6–9 7–2 5-1 7–9 7–0 9–7 2–4 3–3 9–6 2–4 4–1 4–3 5–10
Washington 5–1 8–10 4–2 1–5 0–8 7-11 4–4 2–4 5–1 6–12 10–9 3–3 1–5 5–1 3–4 7–11


Transactions

Roster

2006 Atlanta Braves
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Brian McCann 130 442 147 .333 24 93
1B Adam LaRoche 149 492 140 .285 32 90
2B Marcus Giles 141 550 144 .262 11 60
SS Édgar Rentería 149 598 175 .293 14 70
3B Chipper Jones 110 411 133 .324 26 86
LF Ryan Langerhans 131 315 76 .241 7 28
CF Andruw Jones 156 565 148 .262 41 129
RF Jeff Francoeur 162 651 169 .260 29 103

Other batters

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
Matt Diaz 124 297 97 .327 7 32
Wilson Betemit 88 199 56 .281 9 29
Pete Orr 102 154 39 .253 1 8
Todd Pratt 62 135 28 .207 4 19
Scott Thorman 55 128 30 .234 5 14
Willy Aybar 36 115 36 .313 1 8
Brian Jordan 48 91 21 .231 3 10
Tony Peña Jr. 40 44 10 .227 1 3
Martin Prado 24 42 11 .262 1 9
Brayan Peña 23 41 11 .268 1 5
Daryle Ward 20 26 8 .308 1 7

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
John Smoltz 35 232.0 16 9 3.49 211
Tim Hudson 35 218.1 13 12 4.86 141
Chuck James 25 119.0 11 4 3.78 91
John Thomson 18 80.1 2 7 4.82 46
Horacio Ramírez 14 76.1 5 5 4.48 37
Kyle Davies 14 63.1 3 7 8.38 51
Jason Shiell 4 15.2 0 2 8.62 14
Travis Smith 1 4.1 0 1 4.15 1

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Jorge Sosa 26 87.1 3 10 5.46 58
Lance Cormier 29 73.2 4 5 4.89 43

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Macay McBride 71 4 1 1 3.65 46
Ken Ray 69 1 1 5 4.52 50
Chad Paronto 65 2 3 0 3.18 41
Óscar Villarreal 58 9 1 0 3.61 55
Tyler Yates 56 2 5 1 3.96 46
Mike Remlinger 36 2 4 2 4.03 19
Bob Wickman 28 0 2 18 1.04 25
Chris Reitsma 27 1 2 8 8.68 13
Kevin Barry 19 1 1 0 5.61 19
Peter Moylan 15 0 0 0 4.80 14
Danys Báez 11 0 1 0 5.40 10
Wayne Franklin 11 0 0 0 7.04 3
Joey Devine 10 0 0 0 9.95 10
Phil Stockman 4 0 0 0 2.25 4
Blaine Boyer 2 0 0 0 40.50 0
Anthony Lerew 1 0 0 0 22.50 1

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

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

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Danville[3]

References

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