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Aug 16, 2018
Braves News: Ronald Acuña drilled for being better than the Marlins

Braves News: Ronald Acuña drilled for being better than the Marlins

Jose Ureña is trash. BRAVES NEWS Braves finish sweep of Marlins after first inning theatrics Now that all of Braves country has had time to calm down, meditate, shadow box in their living room, burn a Marlins jersey, etc., hopefully we can have a reasonable discussion about how pathetic and classless the antics displayed by Jose Ureña were on Wednesday night. Ronald Acuña had, through the first three games of the series, absolutely torched the Marlins in almost every way, and so Jose Ureña took it upon himself to drill the 20-year-old with a 97 mph fastball on the very first pitch. That...
Aug 14, 2018
Braves News: Acuña explodes for huge day in Atlanta’s sweep of doubleheader

Braves News: Acuña explodes for huge day in Atlanta’s sweep of doubleheader

The Marlins got all they could handle on Monday with the Braves, led by Ronald Acuña, pouring it on during both games of a doubleheader. BRAVES NEWS Acuña backs up Touki’s stellar debut in 9-1 rout of the Marlins The first half of the Braves-Marlins day-night doubleheader was headlined by the major league debut of right-hander Touki Toussaint, who has rocketed through the system in 2018 to reach the big club at just 22 years old. He was excellent in his first start, and after getting early run support from Ronald Acuña in the form of a leadoff home run, he settled in to give Atlanta...
Aug 7, 2018
Braves News: Atlanta explored catching upgrades at deadline

Braves News: Atlanta explored catching upgrades at deadline

The Braves, though they currently field one of the better catching tandems in baseball, reportedly looked into acquiring an All-Star backstop last week. BRAVES NEWS Braves pursued J.T. Realmuto in Trade Deadline talks, per report Braves beat writer Mark Bowman indicated on Monday in his weekly Inbox installment that the club pursued Marlins catcher JT Realmuto at the Trade Deadline. These negotiations are a continuation of the efforts made by Atlanta this past offseason to acquire Realmuto, and it appears that GM Alex Anthopoulos is approaching the upcoming void at catcher with some...
Aug 2, 2018
Braves News: Rain out means big changes for Atlanta

Braves News: Rain out means big changes for Atlanta

The Braves have rearranged their starting rotation dramatically following the rain out of their matchup with the Marlins on Wednesday. BRAVES NEWS Braves juggle rotation following Wednesday’s rain out After the torrential downpour that swept over Atlanta on Wednesday, the Braves now have an opportunity to re-assess their starting rotation going into a weekend series with the Mets. Braves beat writer Mark Bowman shares the projected rotation over the next five days: After tonight's postponement, the Braves adjusted their rotationTomorrow - FoltyFriday - SanchezSat. - GausmanSun....
Jul 31, 2018
Braves News: Atlanta adds win, outfield depth on busy Monday

Braves News: Atlanta adds win, outfield depth on busy Monday

The Braves fought through an early deficit against the Marlins to earn a 5-3 victory to begin their three-game series, then completed a deal for power-hitting outfielder Adam Duvall. BRAVES NEWS Braves’ Bullpen Picks Up Teheran, Secures 5-3 Win Over Marlins The Braves got off to an inauspicious start on Monday, as the Marlins jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning on a two-run homer from Brian Anderson. Julio Teheran appeared destined for another poor outing against a Miami team that tagged him for nine runs in his last start, but settled in to allow three runs over five innings of...
Jul 27, 2018
Why Adrian Beltre is the perfect fit in Atlanta

Why Adrian Beltre is the perfect fit in Atlanta

The Braves are rumored to have interest in the Rangers third baseman, who would be an excellent addition to the club down the stretch. With the Trade Deadline quickly approaching, contending teams are aggressively filling needs with various additions around the league, but the Braves have remained relatively quiet to this point. The rumor mill has been swirling however, with Atlanta reportedly having interest in controllable starting pitchers, a multitude of relief pitchers, and apparently Mike Moustakas. Reports surfaced on Thursday linking the Braves to third baseman Adrian Beltre of the...
Jul 26, 2018
Braves News: Atlanta remains quiet as Trade Deadline approaches

Braves News: Atlanta remains quiet as Trade Deadline approaches

Trades have been plentiful around baseball in recent days, but the Braves have remained patient, waiting out the market in search of controllable commodities. BRAVES NEWS Braves mulling options for possible trades As Braves beat writer Mark Bowman writes, the Braves are in a position to be aggressive buyers at the Trade Deadline if they so choose. Armed with a plethora of pitching prospects, minimal pressing needs at the major league level, and an experienced general manager, Atlanta could make a big play at any time. As players are dealt to various contenders the Braves have remained...
Jul 24, 2018
Braves News: Blowout victory showcases depth of Atlanta attack

Braves News: Blowout victory showcases depth of Atlanta attack

The Braves got solid contributions up-and-down the lineup on Monday, beating the Marlins 12-1. BRAVES NEWS No Ozzie? No Problem! Braves Smash Marlins, 12-1 The Braves kicked off their series in south Florida with a sound beating of the lowly Marlins, winning 12-1 behind impressive showings by Charlie Culberson, Freddie Freeman, Ender Inciarte, Dansby Swanson, Johan Camargo, and... well yeah I think you get the point, everybody played well. Sean Newcomb got off to a bit of a rocky start, struggling with his command for the first three innings, but settled in to pitch six innings of one-run...

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