Atlanta Braves Swept By Rockies

Atlanta Braves Swept By Rockies The Atlanta Braves continued to struggle at Coors Field falling to the Rockies for the fourth time and being swept in the series. The First Five The Braves moved Tyrell Jenkins to the bullpen at Gwinnett because in spite of his low ERA, he walked too many people.  Today we saw […] Atlanta Braves Swept By Rockies - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take...
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9 hours ago

Atlanta Braves trade rumors: Starting pitching edition

Everybody knows the Atlanta Braves are the worst team in baseball. So, will they make any major moves before the trade deadline comes August 1? According to history, there is a strong possibility for a sizable trade to happen. The Braves were known for having a lousy farm system in the past, but recently they have made stellar moves to develop their system into the top three in baseball...
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Report: Braves 'aggressively' shopping Francoeur, Aybar

If you’re trying to find the hottest garage sale of the summer, look no further than the Atlanta Braves. According to a report by Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports on Sunday, the Braves are “aggressively shopping” shortstop Erick Aybar, outfielder Jeff Francoeur, and some of their lefty relievers. Rival executive: #Braves aggressively shopping Aybar, Francoeur, left-handed relievers...
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Atlanta Braves News: The Morning Chop, Box Score, Chris Sale Rumor, Freeman’s Stitches Removed

Baseball Reference Tomahawk Take Editor’s Note: The Atlanta Braves held a 3-2 lead heading into the bottom of the 6th, but then that inning happened.  A walk, single, double, single, walk, walk, single all happened consecutively against Braves starter Matt Wisler and relief pitcher Ian Krol.  A five run inning, led to the Braves 65th […] Atlanta Braves News: The Morning Chop...
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18 hours ago

Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap 7/24: Weigel; Rome Dominate

Patrick Weigel held a no hitter deep into the start for the Rome Braves, ending up with a dominant final line and a 10-0 win for the team. The offenses dominated at the lower levels (crazy, I know), and all but Carolina came away victorious. (45-56) Gwinnett Braves 2, (52-49) Buffalo Bisons 1 Box Score Rio Ruiz, 3B: 1-4, RBI, .265/.351/.363 Omar Infante, 2B: 1-4, .232...
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19 hours ago

Atlanta Braves Stay Cold in the Rockies, Get Tapped Again by Story, Rox

As trade rumors swirled around White Sox pitcher Chris Sale, the Atlanta Braves looked to turn it around in the Mile High City against the Rockies in game two. Braves starting pitcher, Matt Wisler, got the scoring started in the second inning. Wisler blooped a single to center off Tyler Anderson that plated Adonis Garcia. […] Atlanta Braves Stay Cold in the Rockies, Get Tapped...
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1 day ago

Braves' Julio Teheran leaves start with injury

DENVER (AP) Atlanta Braves right-hander Julio Teheran left Friday night's start against Colorado in the fifth inning with an injury. Teheran left the game after facing one batter in the fifth with what the team said was right lat tightness. His status was described as day to day. Mark Reynolds beat out an infield single that Teheran had tried to chase down from the mound. It wasn...
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Report: Royals have interest in Nick Markakis

The Kansas City Royals are on the fringes of the playoff race, but they are still looking at potential upgrades. One of them is reportedly Braves outfielder Nick Markakis, whom Kansas City is looking at, according to Mark Bowman of Markakis fits in well with how the Royals build. He’s a contact-hitting outfielder who hits left-handed and doesn’t rely on power. He has...
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Nick Markakis shatters a suite window in Cincy with a screeching foul ball

This is why we can't have nice things, kids.Atlanta Braves right fielder Nick Markakis sent a seemingly harmless foul ball into the stands at Great American Ball Park in the eighth inning. But it ended up doing plenty of damage:Luckily, it appears no one was sitting near the window inside the suite. And it did provide a little excitement in a matchup between the National League's...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Wisler fails to keep the ball down in Cincy and pays the price

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What's a walk-off win feel like? Atlanta Braves' Freddie Freeman & Chase d'Arnaud answer

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Mike Foltynewicz Is Almost There

Earlier today I wrote about how the Braves should feel motivated to trade Julio Teheran, given all of the circumstances of the market. I believe what I said in that post, and I do think that, from a rational perspective, the time now is right to sell Teheran while he’s cruising. That all being said, this is sports, and at the core of this whole endeavor, there are fans, fans driven...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

The Braves Should Be Motivated to Trade Julio Teheran

Let’s be clear about the reality of baseball trades. Despite all of the rumors and all of the posturing, every team has the same stance on just about every player: The player is available for trade, given a good-enough offer. That second part is where it gets complicated, because “good enough” can mean very different things. Not all teams value all players in the same way,...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves put closer Vizcaino on DL with right oblique strain

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Braves have placed struggling closer Arodys Vizcaino on the 15-day disabled list with a right oblique strain. Vizcaino left Friday's 11-2 loss to Colorado after throwing three pitches in the ninth. It was his first appearance since he missed four straight games with an infection on his right elbow. Interim Braves manager Brian Snitker indicated that Jim...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Freddie Freeman has cancerous mole surgically removed

ATLANTA (AP) Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman was in the lineup after having a cancerous mole surgically removed from his upper back three days ago. He received test results Friday that abnormal cells were present, but Freeman returned from the All-Star break saying he's cancer-free following the procedure. The Atlanta fan favorite and two-time All-Star said he regularly gets...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks option Shelby Miller to Triple-A

The terrible season that Shelby Miller and the Arizona Diamondbacks are going through has gotten worse. The team announced Thursday that Miller has been optioned to Triple-A. #Dbacks option right-handed pitcher Shelby Miller to the Triple-A Reno @Aces. A corresponding move will be made tomorrow. — Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) July 14, 2016 The Diamondbacks gave up a lot...
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Rob Manfred rejects idea that rise in home runs is due to PEDs, ball changes

No one in baseball, including Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred, isn’t aware of the spike in home runs throughout the first half of the 2016 season. However, given baseball’s recent history with performance enhancing drugs, one’s mind would be forgiven for wondering if PEDs had anything to do with the sudden rise in homers this season. Manfred, addressing the...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves GM: ‘We aren’t trading’ Julio Teheran

In the midst of one of their worst seasons in recent history, the last-place Atlanta Braves figure to be sellers between now and the trade deadline early next month. Without much in terms of capital on the Big League club, the central focus of rumors surrounding the Braves have involved All-Star starter Julio Teheran. The 25-year-old ace has long been considered to be on the trade...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

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