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Braves set to face former teammate Wood

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:33:25 EDT

Dodgers left-hander Alex Wood will look to become the third pitcher in the past 31 years to begin a season 12-0. Jaime Garcia is scheduled to start for the Braves, but a reported trade could change that.



Source: Garcia deal to Twins not done yet

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 01:54:57 EDT

The Braves and Twins have had extensive discussions about a trade that would send left-handed pitcher Jaime Garcia to Minnesota. But a Major League source said the two sides had not reached an agreement as of early Friday morning.



Suzuki, Braves' offense strike early vs. Dodgers

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 02:28:12 EDT

The Braves crashed the party at Dodger Stadium on Thursday night with a 6-3 victory, snapping the Dodgers' 11-game win streak. It was just Los Angeles' fifth loss in its last 36 games.



Freeman returns from virus, hits 2 RBI singles

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 03:17:22 EDT

With a mask over his face and a blanket wrapped around his body, Braves third baseman Freddie Freeman tried to sleep away his pain on a cross-country flight from Atlanta to Los Angeles.



Phillips exits with right hamstring tightness

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 02:09:24 EDT

Braves second baseman Brandon Phillips exited Thursday night's game against the Dodgers, with right hamstring tightness after the top of the sixth inning. He is day to day.



Albies looks to keep rolling for Gwinnett

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 02:04:34 EDT

Here's a look at top prospects to watch in today's Minor League action.



Dickey reaches milestone, logs 2,000th inning

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 18:08:15 EDT

A little more than two decades since seeing his prospect status erased by the revelation of a congenital defect, Braves knuckleballer R.A. Dickey has reached a milestone that highlights the determination and dependability he has shown throughout his professional career.



Braves' Top 30 prospects list

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 14:40:23 EDT

Who do the Braves have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Atlanta's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.



Inciarte, Flowers HRs not enough in finale loss

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 00:59:03 EDT

As the early portion of the season's second half has unfolded, the Cubs have altered the National League's playoff picture and begun the surge many have long anticipated they would make. The defending World Series champions captured their sixth straight victory and completed a three-game sweep with Wednesday afternoon's 8-2 win over the Braves at SunTrust Park.



Soroka fans 12 for Mississippi

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 01:16:53 EDT

Astros prospects Daz Cameron and Ronnie Dawson put up monster numbers to help lead Class A Quad Cities to a 20-3 win over Lansing on Wednesday night. The duo combined to go 6-for-9 with two triples, three home runs, four runs scored and eight RBIs on a night where everything went right for the River Bandits' offense.



Growing pains emerge as Newcomb faces best

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 03:19:10 EDT

As encouraging as Braves left-hander Sean Newcomb was during the first four starts of his career, there was certainly reason to anticipate he would eventually experience the inevitable growing pains that he felt once again during Tuesday night's 5-1 loss to the Cubs at SunTrust Park.



Braves likely to return to 8-man bullpen

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 01:47:50 EDT

Able to mix and match as his team staged a ninth-inning rally during Monday night's one-run loss to the Cubs, Braves manager Brian Snitker started to think it would be more beneficial to stick with a five-man bench than it would be to revert back to carrying an extra relief pitcher. But after re-evaluating the status of his pitching staff during Tuesday's 5-1 loss to the defending World Series champs, Snitker decided it would be in the team's best interest to continue carrying an extra reliever.



Braves strike first, but can't contain hot Cubs

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 02:30:19 EDT

Though this season's first half did not evolve as well as the Cubs had hoped, their perfect start to the second half has provided indication they could once again have some fun in October. The defending World Series champs matched a season-best five-game winning streak with Tuesday night's 5-1 win over the Braves at SunTrust Park.



Markakis Braves' Heart and Hustle Award winner

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 09:04:11 EDT

The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association revealed the 30 preliminary winners of the 2017 Heart and Hustle Award on Tuesday. The honor is the only one voted on by former players, and is bestowed each year upon the active player who most represents a passion for the game of baseball, and best embodies the values, spirit and tradition of the game.



Teheran strong, but Braves fall short vs. Cubs

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 01:05:16 EDT

A little more than a week later, Jon Lester and the Cubs have distanced themselves from the frustration they carried into the All-Star break. The veteran left-hander helped the defending World Series champs remain perfect in the second half with Monday night's 4-3 win over the Braves at SunTrust Park after an hour-long rain delay before first pitch.



Freeman keeps Braves within range with glove

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 01:51:20 EDT

As appealing as it might be to wonder just how formidable the Braves' lineup might be with Freddie Freeman and Matt Adams both in it on a regular basis over the remainder of this season, there are definite defensive shortcomings to this powerful arrangement, which weaken the club at both corner-infield spots.



Rodriguez activated, makes Braves debut

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 01:10:36 EDT

About six months after being involved in a fatal car accident and undergoing what was initially projected to be season-ending left shoulder surgery, Sean Rodriguez's disabled list stint ends and his Braves career begins.



Roster moves help bolster Braves' bench

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 18:38:29 EDT

After Sean Rodriguez and Danny Santana were activated from the disabled list for Monday night's series opener against the Cubs, Braves manager Brian Snitker had reason to feel a lot better about his bench, which has evolved from a definite liability to a potential strength.



For Braves, reaching .500 just the beginning

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 18:57:48 EDT

Given where they have been over the past couple seasons and what they overcame as Freddie Freeman missed seven weeks, the Braves certainly should be proud of the fact that they have split this season's first 90 games.



Braves attack early to secure sweep of D-backs

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 19:01:24 EDT

The Braves received a career-best three doubles from Brandon Phillips while completing a three-game sweep of the slumping D-backs with a 7-1 win Sunday afternoon.



Snitker's choice of Adams pays off big in pinch

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 01:31:18 EDT

With the bases loaded in the sixth inning, Braves manager Brian Snitker was left to decide between Matt Adams and Lane Adams in a pinch-hit situation. He went with the latter, and Lane Adams delivered with a three-run double to spark the Braves during an 8-5 win over the Diamondbacks on Saturday night.



L. Adams, Phillips power Braves vs. D-backs

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 01:35:37 EDT

The Braves moved a little closer to the slumping National League Wild Card leaders as they used Brandon Phillips' three-hit game and Lane Adams' three-run double to claim Saturday night's 8-5 win over the D-backs at SunTrust Park.



Vizcaino near return after throwing pain-free

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 19:06:27 EDT

Arodys Vizcaino completed a pain-free bullpen session Friday afternoon at SunTrust Park, he proved he had made the progress the Braves envisioned when they made the precautionary decision to place him on the disabled list with a strained right index finger.



Freeman continues to rake in return from DL

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 01:27:54 EDT

A few hours after he said he and his teammates were aiming for something greater than to end the season with a .500 record, Freddie Freeman got the second half started auspiciously as he homered and capped his latest multi-hit performance with a decisive single in the eighth inning of Friday night's 4-3 win over the D-backs at SunTrust Park.



Motte heads to DL with lower back strain

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 19:35:52 EDT

Injuries are racking up in the Braves' bullpen as reliever Jason Motte was placed on the 10-day disabled list with a lower back strain.



Camargo's play, versatility leave Braves flexible

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 20:25:40 EDT

Johan Camargo's emergence as an everyday option has limited Dansby Swanson's recent playing time. It has also created further reason to wonder if the Braves might be more aggressive in their attempt to trade Brandon Phillips once Sean Rodriguez makes his expected return from the disabled list next week.



Freeman carries Braves past pesky D-backs

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 01:35:24 EDT

After the D-backs positioned themselves to halt their recent struggles, Freddie Freeman preserved R.A. Dickey's latest impressive effort and halted Archie Bradley's recent dominance as the Braves opened the second half with an eventful 4-3 win Friday night at SunTrust Park.



Maitan notches first three-hit game

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 01:58:31 EDT

The ball has been flying out of the park lately for Jordan Patterson -- a trend that continued on Thursday as he connected on a pair of home runs for a second straight game to lead Triple-A Albuquerque past Las Vegas, 7-2.



Inbox: Will Atlanta trade Phillips and Adams?

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 21:30:23 EDT

Before the Braves open the second half with a three-game series with the D-backs, let's take a look at some of the questions on your mind.



Acuna makes immediate impact in Triple-A debut

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 22:15:49 EDT

Ronald Acuna is making quick work of the Minor Leagues this season, all while showing a flair for the dramatic.



Braves display resiliency in solid first half

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 14:00:00 EDT

Despite spending seven weeks without Freddie Freeman and bidding adieu to their most expensive free-agent acquisition -- Bartolo Colon -- after he essentially spent just two months in the rotation, the Braves should feel good about entering the All-Star break with the National League's seventh-best record.



For Inciarte, All-Star Game was toast to 1st half

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 01:10:21 EDT

Ender Inciarte made his All-Star game debut in a familiar position in the sixth inning of 2017 MLB All-Star Game presented by Mastercard at Marlins Park, taking over in center field for Rockies All-Star Charlie Blackmon. Inciarte went 0-for-2 in a game the National League lost 2-1 to the American League in 10 innings.



Inciarte's roundabout path leads to 1st ASG

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 01:01:52 EDT

Braves center fielder Ender Inciarte is one of the best defensive outfielders in the game, known from tracking down baseballs. But the 26-year-old was completely caught off guard when he was dealt from the D-backs to Atlanta in a blockbuster trade at the 2015 Winter Meetings.



Ruiz makes Pipeline Team of the Week

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:55:14 EDT

MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Team of the Week honors the best performances from the previous seven days. Any player currently on an organization Top 30 Prospects list on our Prospect Watch is eligible.



Braves drop 1st-half finale to Nationals

Sun, 9 Jul 2017 20:15:00 EDT

Given how stressful the late innings have been for them this season, it was only fitting for the Nationals to enter the All-Star break having to feel relieved to have survived the bullpen battle waged during Sunday afternoon's 10-5 win over the Braves at Nationals Park.



Acuna displays arm, bat strength in Futures

Sun, 9 Jul 2017 21:27:34 EDT

As he has flown through the Braves' farm system, Ronald Acuna has shown he has all the tools to become a Major Leaguer.



Ruiz homers twice for Gwinnett

Sun, 9 Jul 2017 22:45:52 EDT

Mitch Garver isn't known for his power, but he certainly showed an ability to hit the ball out of the yard on Sunday as he led Triple-A Rochester to an 8-2 win over Syracuse.