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TalkingChop Sep 7, 2019
Swanson gets night off, Hechavarria starts at short in game three

Swanson gets night off, Hechavarria starts at short in game three

Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports The teams have released their lineups. The big news of the day is that Adeiny Hechavarria is giving Dansby Swanson a day off. Here is how the Braves will line up this evening: Going for the series win and our 9th win in a row #ChopOn pic.twitter.com/j6yNkfc2Oa— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) September 7, 2019 The Nationals are still searching for answers against the Braves pitching staff. Tonight they will insert Asdrubal Cabrera to try and find some offense. Ryan Zimmerman in his last 13 games:.327 BA2 HRs6 2Bs11 RBIs#STAYINTHEFIGHT //#OnePursuit...
TalkingChop Aug 30, 2019
Braves acquire Caleb Thielbar from Tigers for cash considerations, per report

Braves acquire Caleb Thielbar from Tigers for cash considerations, per report

Photo by Scott W. Grau/Icon Sportswire via The Braves seemingly made a move from the waiver wire with the Tigers. The Braves have been one of the more active and creative teams in the league after the trade deadline. While most thought that the new rules that removed trades of players that cleared waivers would grind transactions to a screeching halt, the Braves have continued to make additions and tweaks to their roster including adding Billy Hamilton, Adeiny Hechavarria, and Francisco Cervelli thanks to some savvy monitoring of the waiver wire and the free agent market. They also shed...
TalkingChop Aug 29, 2019
Braves News: Victory in the North, Cervelli exits early, Waters earns MVP and more

Braves News: Victory in the North, Cervelli exits early, Waters earns MVP and more

Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports The Braves snapped their two-game losing streak with a victory over the Blue Jays. BRAVES NEWS Braves’ offense comes alive in 9-4 win over Blue Jays Matt Joyce carried the Braves offense with three hits, including a homer, and was supplemented by Freddie Freeman, Adeiny Hechavarria, and others as the Atlanta bats plated nine runs. Foltynewicz was not overly impressive, failing to complete five innings while allowing eight hits and three runs. Francisco Cervelli leaves game with quad issue (UPDATED) Initially it was concerning when Cervelli was lifted on...
TalkingChop Aug 28, 2019
Braves’ offense comes alive in 9-4 win over Blue Jays

Braves’ offense comes alive in 9-4 win over Blue Jays

Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports Braves salvage a series split in Toronto The Atlanta Braves’ offense came alive Wednesday night in an 9-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays. After three straight games where they were unable to generate much offense, the Braves broke out in a big way in the second inning against Toronto starter Jacob Waguespack. Matt Joyce got things started with a solo homer to right to put Atlanta up 1-0. Adeiny Hechavarria then reached on an error and moved up to second base on a walk by Francisco Cervelli. Rafael Ortega followed with a double to right that scored...
TalkingChop Aug 28, 2019
Adeiny Hechavarria returns to starting lineup against Blue Jays

Adeiny Hechavarria returns to starting lineup against Blue Jays

Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports Dansby Swanson is out of Atlanta’s lineup for Wednesday’s series finale in Toronto. The Atlanta Braves will try to snap a two-game losing skid Wednesday night when they take on the Toronto Blue Jays. Atlanta dropped Tuesday’s series opener 3-1 despite another strong performance from Mike Soroka. The Braves are in need of an offensive jolt after scoring a total of four runs in their last three games. Mike Foltynewicz will be on the mound for the Braves Wednesday and is coming off of arguably his best performance of the season. For the Braves, Adeiny...
TalkingChop Aug 26, 2019
Late inning magic not enough as Braves fall to Rockies, 3-1

Late inning magic not enough as Braves fall to Rockies, 3-1

Russell Lansford-USA TODAY Sports The Braves’ eight-game winning streak was fun while it lasted, but they were unable to extend it The Braves’ cross-country jaunt for one game came back to bite them, as they fell 3-1 on Monday afternoon. The eight game winning streak is officially a thing of the past, and the division lead is now 5 ½ games. The magic number stays at 26. The Braves leaned on some ninth inning magic from Francisco Cervelli and Adeiny Hechavarria to tie the game in the ninth, but a Ryan McMahon walk-off home run in the 10th gave the Rockies the victory. Journeyman...
TalkingChop Aug 26, 2019
Dansby Swanson returns to lineup for Braves-Rockies

Dansby Swanson returns to lineup for Braves-Rockies

Photo by Mike Zarrilli/ After a month on the shelf, the Braves’ shortstop returns to action For the first time since July 23, Dansby Swanson will be in the Braves’ starting lineup. After completing his weekend rehab stint with the Rome Braves, the admirably coiffed shortstop has been activated, and will hit sixth for this afternoon’s game against the Colorado Rockies. What this means long-term for the construction of the big league squad remains to be seen, but even for as good as Adeiny Hechavarria has been in his short tenure, a healthy Dansby is the best case scenario for the...
TalkingChop Aug 26, 2019
Braves activate Swanson from IL, option Duvall

Braves activate Swanson from IL, option Duvall

Photo by Mike Zarrilli/ The Braves have activated Dansby Swanson from the Injured List ahead of Monday’s makeup game against the Rockies. In a corresponding move, Adam Duvall has been optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett. The club also optioned OF Adam Duvall to Triple-A Gwinnett following yesterday’s game and transferred OF Austin Riley’s major league rehabilitation assignment to Triple-A Gwinnett.— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) August 26, 2019 Swanson has been out since July 23 with a bone bruise to his right foot. The Braves signed Adeiny Hechavarria to play shortstop while Swanson...
TalkingChop Aug 22, 2019
Braves News: Series win clinched over Miami

Braves News: Series win clinched over Miami

Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports The Braves continued their recent hot streak with another series win, this time against the Marlins. BRAVES NEWS Teheran hooks the fish once again as Braves beat Marlins, 5-0 Julio Teheran was brilliant against the Marlins once again, which should ease some of the concerns after his last start. Offensively, the Braves managed only three hits, but made all of them count. Tyler Flowers had an RBI triple in the second inning, Adeiny Hechavarria followed with a two-run homer, then Ronald Acuña, Jr. added a two-run homer in the fifth. Those were the only three...
TalkingChop Aug 18, 2019
Rafael Ortega, Matt Joyce get the start in Sunday’s series finale against Dodgers

Rafael Ortega, Matt Joyce get the start in Sunday’s series finale against Dodgers

Photo by John Adams/Icon Sportswire via Ortega will make his first start in a Braves uniform. The Atlanta Braves will try to capture a series win on Sunday when they wrap up a three-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Max Fried has been lights out in August and will look to continue his success on Sunday against a formidable Dodgers lineup. Brian Snitker will play the matchups with Rafael Ortega making his first start of the season for the Braves in left field. Matt Joyce also gets the nod in right with Adeiny Hechavarria penciled in again at shortstop. Brian McCann will be...
TalkingChop Aug 16, 2019
Dodgers vs Braves game thread

Dodgers vs Braves game thread

Photo by Mark Brown/ The Atlanta Braves will square off against the Los Angeles Dodgers in a potential playoff preview Friday night. Mike Soroka will be on the mound for the Braves while the Dodgers will counter with right-hander Kenta Maeda. First pitch is scheduled for around 7:20 p.m. ET and the game can be seen on Fox Sports South. PREVIEW | LINEUPS Pregame Reading Braves sign Adeiny Hechavarria, option Johan Camargo and Adam Duvall (Updated) Alex Anthopoulos comments on addition of Adeiny Hechavarria
Tomahawk Take Aug 16, 2019

Atlanta Braves sign Adeiny Hechavarria recall Bryse Wilson

This afternoon the Atlanta Braves moved to plug the gaping wound at shortstop, signing former Met Adeiny Hechavarria. Atlanta Braves GM Alex Anthopoulos moved to sign eight-year veteran Adeiny Hechavarria as soon as he cleared waivers, making him available for postseason play.  After completing the signing, the Braves optioned John Camargo to Gwinnett. After an […] Atlanta Braves sign Adeiny Hechavarria recall Bryse Wilson - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - An Atlanta Braves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
TalkingChop Aug 16, 2019
Alex Anthopoulos comments on addition of Adeiny Hechavarria

Alex Anthopoulos comments on addition of Adeiny Hechavarria

Atlanta Braves GM Alex Anthopoulos met with the media prior to Friday’s series opener against the Los Angeles Dodgers to discuss the addition of Adeiny Hechavarria along with the demotions of Johan Camargo and Adam Duvall. Hechavarria also met with the media prior to Friday’s game and talked about joining the Braves.
TalkingChop Aug 16, 2019
Adeiny Hechavarria starts at short as Braves open up series against Dodgers

Adeiny Hechavarria starts at short as Braves open up series against Dodgers

Photo by Justin Berl/ Lineups for tonight’s series opener against the Dodgers The two best teams in the National League will square off tonight when the Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Dodgers open up a three-game series at SunTrust Park. The Braves will have a new look to their lineup on Friday. The team announced earlier today that they had signed veteran shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria among several roster moves. Hechavarria will get the start tonight at short and will bat seventh. Matt Joyce will start in right field and will hit eighth. The two best teams in the National League...
New York Post Aug 16, 2019

Ex-Met Adeiny Hechavarria stays in NL East with rival Braves

Adeiny Hechavarria has a new home, and it’s with a rival. The veteran infielder, who was released by the Mets last week following the signing of Joe Panik, was signed Friday by the Braves. Hechavarria was cut one day before a scheduled $1 million roster bonus was set to go into effect. He hit .204/.252/.359...

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