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TalkingChop Mar 18, 2019
Braves News: Foltynewicz, Soroka progressing, Teheran’s progress and more

Braves News: Foltynewicz, Soroka progressing, Teheran’s progress and more

Some good and some bad news on the injury front for the Atlanta Braves as we enter the final full week of spring training. Atlanta Braves News Freeman homers, Teheran thrives, but Braves drop both split squad games on Sunday The Braves dropped a pair of split squad games on Sunday. Julio Teheran turned in a good performance allowing just one run while striking out six in five innings against the Houston Astros. Touki Toussaint allowed three runs (two earned) and struck out five in four innings against Detroit. Freddie Freeman hit a three-run home run but there wasn’t a whole lot of...
TalkingChop Mar 17, 2019
Freeman homers, Teheran thrives, but Braves drop both split squad games on Sunday

Freeman homers, Teheran thrives, but Braves drop both split squad games on Sunday

The Braves lost by a combined 10-5 score and only managed two extra-base hits on the day. The Braves played two today Here were the positives from the day’s games: Julio Teheran continued his good Grapefruit League showing, posting a 6/0 K/BB ratio while allowing just one run in five frames to the Astros. He stranded runners on second in both the first and third innings courtesy of two strikeouts in each frame, but couldn’t quite do the same as the second of two fourth-inning Astros doubles drove in a run against him. He departed after a 1-2-3 fifth. Freddie Freeman blasted a...

After big rookie season, Acuna eager for 1st opening day

When Ronald Acuna Jr. returned to the Atlanta clubhouse, Braves star Freddie Freeman playfully told the NL Rookie of the Year there still was work to do.
TalkingChop Mar 7, 2019
Braves News: Josh Donaldson ready to debut, Gohara throws pain-free session

Braves News: Josh Donaldson ready to debut, Gohara throws pain-free session

Donaldson is scheduled to debut on Friday. Atlanta Braves News Freddie Freeman puts on a grand display as Braves win both spring training games Freddie Freeman hit a grand slam while Touki Toussaint and Bryse Wilson had solid performances as the Atlanta Braves won a pair of split squad games on Wednesday. Donaldson: ‘I’m feeling very confident right now’ Josh Donaldson is set to make his spring debut on Friday and told MLB.com’s Mark Bowman that he is chomping at the bit and is feeling really confident with how his body feels. “I’m feeling very confident right now,”...
TalkingChop Mar 6, 2019
Freddie Freeman puts on a grand display as Braves win both spring training games

Freddie Freeman puts on a grand display as Braves win both spring training games

Freddie Freeman did something during spring training that he has never done during the regular season. Also, there was plenty of good stuff on display as the Braves picked up wins in both of their games today. As far as both results and execution go, it was a good day on two different fronts for the Braves as they won both of their split squad games in spring training action today. On the home front, the Braves showed us what could happen in a best-case scenario when it comes to the top of their lineup. While Josh Donaldson still has yet to make his spring training debut, Ozzie Albies took...

Freddie Freeman hits grand slam Wednesday

Freddie Freeman hasn’t hit a grand slam in his regular season career, so the Disney faithful were treated to a rarity Wednesday afternoon.
TalkingChop Mar 5, 2019
Braves fall to Yankees despite lights-out showing from Kyle Wright

Braves fall to Yankees despite lights-out showing from Kyle Wright

The Atlanta Braves have been participating in Grapefruit League action for a while but, on Wednesday afternoon, the team took the field against the New York Yankees and the contest marked the first that was broadcast on local television in the Atlanta market. As such, more people were able to watch this particular game than any before it and, in the end, they were treated to an entertaining loss by a final score of 5-1. The day (one that did not include Ronald Acuna, Freddie Freeman or Nick Markakis) began in breezy fashion in the first inning, with the trio of Ender Inciarte, Dansby...
TalkingChop Mar 4, 2019
Braves fall to split-squad Astros 4-3 despite Acuna homer

Braves fall to split-squad Astros 4-3 despite Acuna homer

There was a lot to like on Monday despite the Braves falling to the Astros. Ronald Acuna Jr. connected for his first home run of the spring, but Julio Teheran struggled in his first start of the spring as the Braves fell to the split squad Astros by the score of 4-3. Julio had a weird first inning of the season. He struck out three batters, but he also gave up a double and then a home run to Derek Fisher which gave the Astros a quick 2-0 lead. The Astros would score another run in the third inning on a throwing error from Freddie Freeman on a play at the plate to make it 3-0. Once Teheran...
TalkingChop Mar 3, 2019
Duvall homers twice, Braves pound three more in 6-5 walkoff win over Miami

Duvall homers twice, Braves pound three more in 6-5 walkoff win over Miami

If you like Braves homers, this was a fun game for you. You know what they say: more homers by your favorite team is better than fewer homers by that team. If you buy into that saying, and you’re a Braves fan, this was a fun game for you. The Braves knocked five total homers, including two by one player, and a walkoff shot, to prevail in a Spring Training contest over the Miami Marlins by a 6-5 score on Sunday afternoon. Here’s a listing of the homers: Tyler Flowers got the scoring started with a two-run shot off Dan Straily. The longball followed a Freddie Freeman double and was the...
Nick Markakis set for spring debut

Nick Markakis set for spring debut

Nick Markakis played in his first game of spring Thursday, hitting fifth and manning right field. The Braves had planned to play him late this week or early next.
Tomahawk Take Feb 26, 2019

Morning Chop: Atlanta Braves win with some regulars set to play soon

On Monday the Atlanta Braves finally picked up their first win against the Nationals, scoring nine runs. Freddie Freeman makes his first start of Spring Training. The Atlanta Braves came out swinging, as they put up nine runs on Monday against Washington. The action got started in the fourth-inning when Freeman went deep and the […] Morning Chop: Atlanta Braves win with some regulars set to play soon - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - An Atlanta Braves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
TalkingChop Feb 26, 2019
Braves News: First win of spring for Atlanta

Braves News: First win of spring for Atlanta

The Braves got big hits from Freddie Freeman and Cristian Pache in a 9-4 win on Monday. BRAVES NEWS Braves secure first Spring Training win behind Freddie Freeman, Cristian Pache The Braves took down the Nationals on Monday, with a Freddie Freeman two-run homer and a Cristian Pache three-run double leading the way. Max Fried drew the start for Atlanta, going two innings while allowing one unearned run. Other notable prospect performances include Drew Waters, who singled to begin a rally in the seventh, and Austin Riley, who struck out in all three plate appearances. Dansby Swanson, Josh...
TalkingChop Feb 25, 2019
Dansby Swanson, Josh Donaldson expected to make spring debut Friday

Dansby Swanson, Josh Donaldson expected to make spring debut Friday

Swanson is ahead of schedule in his return from offseason wrist surgery. The Atlanta Braves earned their first win of the spring on Monday with a 9-4 win over the Washington Nationals. After deploying lineups without their key regulars over the weekend, Ender Inciarte, Freddie Freeman and Tyler Flowers all made their spring debuts in Monday’s win. Brian Snitker told reporters after the game that it is likely that Dansby Swanson and Josh Donaldson will make their first appearance of the spring on Friday. Donaldson and Swanson will both debut on Friday. Swanson is actually a little...

Freddie Freeman homers in first spring training game

Freddie Freeman looked regular-season ready in his first game of spring Monday.

Soroka’s shoulder: Why the Braves can’t get this wrong

Asked to name the key player in the Atlanta Braves’ organization, I wouldn’t say Freddie Freeman, who’s already great, or Ronald Acuna, who’ll be great soon enough. We know – or have a darn good idea – what they can do. And the Braves’ everyday eight remains one of the best in baseball, especially if Josh Donaldson returns to form.

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