10:22 PM EDT, Sat August 18, 2018
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Touki Toussaint could rejoin Braves rotation next week

Touki Toussaint could rejoin Braves rotation next week

Toussaint’s next start could come in Miami for Braves. Touki Toussaint’s next major league start could come as soon as next week when the Atlanta Braves travel to Miami to face the Marlins according to a report from MLB.com’s Mark Bowman. Toussaint is scheduled to start for Gwinnett tonight and would lineup to start in Miami on Thursday or Friday. As long as Toussaint exits tonight's start for Gwinnett healthy, it looks like he will return to the Majors to start Thursday or Friday in Miami— Mark Bowman (@mlbbowman) August 18, 2018 Toussaint allowed two hits and one run over...
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Ender Inciarte back in CF for Saturday’s game against Rockies

Ender Inciarte back in CF for Saturday’s game against Rockies

Atlanta goes with its regulars against Rockies’ right-handler Antonio Senzatela. The Atlanta Braves will try to snap a two-game losing streak Saturday evening when they continue their series against the Colorado Rockies. Mike Foltynewicz will be on the mound for Atlanta. Ender Inciarte is back in center field as the Braves return to their normal lineup against a right-handed pitcher. .@Folty25 takes the mound tonight at @SunTrustPark! #ChopOnGame Preview: https://t.co/xphDYeExl7 pic.twitter.com/j9MpE7WWxK— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) August 18, 2018 Antonio Senzatela was activated...
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Braves outright Chase Whitley, clear 40-man roster spot

Braves outright Chase Whitley, clear 40-man roster spot

Move opens up spot on 40-man roster The Atlanta Braves cleared a 40-man roster spot on Saturday when they outrighted right-hander Chase Whitley to Triple-A. Atlanta now has 39 players on the 40-man roster. The #Braves today outrighted RHP Chase Whitley to Triple-A @GoStripers. The club’s 40-man roster is now at 39.— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) August 18, 2018 The Braves acquired Whitley off of waivers from Tampa Bay this past offseason. He came to spring training in hopes of earning a spot in Atlanta’s opening day bullpen. However, a staph infection during the spring set him back...
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Foltynewicz, Braves look to end losing skid against Rockies

Foltynewicz, Braves look to end losing skid against Rockies

Folty looks to put a stop to Atlanta’s two-game skid Mike Foltynewicz will be on the mound Saturday when the Atlanta Braves hope to snap a two-game skid when they continue their series against the Colorado Rockies. Atlanta dropped the first two games of the series and are now 6-3 on their current homestand. The Braves lead the Philadelphia Phillies by a half game in the NL East Standings entering play on Saturday. Foltynewicz will be looking to put an end to the losing skid and continue his recent surge. Folty has allowed two earned runs or less in each of his last three starts and is...
13 hours ago
Braves’ hat for 2018 Players’ Weekend

Braves’ hat for 2018 Players’ Weekend

The Braves will be wearing these hats and special uniforms on August 24-26 as part of the 2018 Players’ Weekend. You can pick up your own here at the MLB Shop. It's all about the players. Check out the #Braves 2018 Players’ Weekend Collection. @NewEraCap https://t.co/vrskB4CWgR pic.twitter.com/1ZDG3QNqTN— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) August 18, 2018 Will you be picking up one of these?
16 hours ago
Braves News: Chad Sobotka making a good impression

Braves News: Chad Sobotka making a good impression

Atlanta Braves News Braves drop second straight to Rockies 11-5 Not much to be happy about in this one as Sean Newcomb struggled again while the Braves offense was held in check by Kyle Freeland. Adam Duvall settling in with Braves, slump notwithstanding New Braves outfielder Adam Duvall talked with the AJC’s Gabriel Burns about how he is settling in since his arrival in Atlanta. Duvall has struggled since his arrival but says being in the heat of a pennant race has him energized. “For sure (I’m feeling energized), especially this time of year when you’re playing for something,”...
23 hours ago
Braves drop second straight to Rockies 11-5

Braves drop second straight to Rockies 11-5

Newcomb struggles while Atlanta’s offense goes silent. Sean Newcomb struggled again as the Atlanta Braves dropped their second straight game to the Colorado Rockies by a score of 11-5. The Braves struck first in the first as Ronald Acuña Jr. and Ozzie Albies both reached on infield hits to put runners at first and second. Freddie Freeman then hit into a fielder’s choice to put runners at the corners with one out. Nick Markakis then brought Acuña home with a sacrifice fly to left fielder David Dahl to put Atlanta in front 1-0. Sean Newcomb worked out of a bases loaded jam in the...
Aug 17, 2018
Rockies vs Braves game thread

Rockies vs Braves game thread

The Atlanta Braves continue their homestand Friday night against the Colorado Rockies. The game will feature a good matchup between a pair of left-handed starters in Sean Newcomb and Kyle Freeland. Coverage gets underway around 7:35 p.m. ET and the game can be seen on Fox Sports South. PREVIEW | LINEUPS
Aug 17, 2018
Adam Duvall starts in left against left-hander Kyle Freeland

Adam Duvall starts in left against left-hander Kyle Freeland

The Atlanta Braves will look to even their series against the Colorado Rockies Friday night when the two teams meet again at SunTrust Park. Colorado took the series opener on Thursday by a score of 5-3. Adam Duvall gets the start in place of Ender Inciarte against Rockies’ left-hander Kyle Freeland. Tyler Flowers, who is hitting .442/.613/.744 against left-handed pitching this season, gets the start behind the plate. Here's how the #Braves will line up tonight at @SunTrustPark! #ChopOnGame Preview: https://t.co/QlXZnyH0QT pic.twitter.com/1sfTeObxi4— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) August...
Aug 17, 2018
Sean Newcomb, Braves look to get back in win column against Rockies

Sean Newcomb, Braves look to get back in win column against Rockies

Newcomb is looking to bounce back from a rough outing last time out. Sean Newcomb will look to play the role of stopper again on Friday when the Atlanta Braves continue their series against the Colorado Rockies. The Braves dropped the series opener on Thursday by a score of 5-3. Atlanta carried a 3-2 lead into the ninth but was unable to hold it ending their winning streak. Newcomb has pitched well after Braves’ losses this season but he will be looking to bounce back from a rough outing last time out. He lasted just four innings and allowed 12 hits and five earned runs against the...
Aug 17, 2018
Video: Brian Snitker, Dansby Swanson on loss to Rockies

Video: Brian Snitker, Dansby Swanson on loss to Rockies

The Atlanta Braves saw their winning streak come to an end Thursday night with a 5-3 loss to the Colorado Rockies. The Braves carried a lead into the ninth inning but the bullpen was unable to hold it. Here is what they had to say about the loss following the game. .@Braves manager Brian Snitker reacts to the @Braves loss, the ninth inning and discusses the solid performance from Julio Teheran. #Braves | #ChopOn pic.twitter.com/VVr4MwYXja— FOX Sports: Braves (@FOXSportsBraves) August 17, 2018 Brian Snitker “I’m am feeling a lot better and I have been working on a lot of...
Aug 16, 2018
Video: Brian Snitker, Don Mattingly react to Ronald Acuña HBP

Video: Brian Snitker, Don Mattingly react to Ronald Acuña HBP

Here is what both managers had to say about the incident. The Atlanta Braves won again Wednesday night to extend their winning streak to five straight while completing a four-game sweep of the Miami Marlins. However, that wasn’t the big story of the evening after Ronald Acuña Jr was hit by the first pitch thrown by Jose Urena resulting in both benches clearing. Acuña left the game in the top of the second inning although he may have escaped serious injury. X-rays were negative but the results of a CT scan won’t be available until Thursday. Naturally, the incident dominated the...
Aug 15, 2018
Video: Brian Snitker, teammates react to Ronald Acuña’s two homer game

Video: Brian Snitker, teammates react to Ronald Acuña’s two homer game

Postgame comments from Acuña, Snitker and Charlie Culberson The Atlanta Braves pushed their lead in the NL East to two games over the Philadelphia Phillies Tuesday night with a 10-6 win over the Miami Marlins. Ronald Acuña Jr hit two more home runs including a leadoff shot on the first pitch he saw in the game. That gives Acuña three leadoff home runs in the series and homers in five straight games. "There are no words to describe this feeling."Ronald Acuña Jr. has left himself speechless. @PaulByrd36 catches up with the @Braves rookie star after hitting two more home runs....
Aug 15, 2018
Video: Two more home runs for Ronald Acuña Jr.

Video: Two more home runs for Ronald Acuña Jr.

This guy is some kind of good. Ronald Acuña Jr. became the youngest player ever to homer consecutively in five straight games Tuesday night when he hit another leadoff home run against the Miami Marlins. Acuña has led off the game with a homer in each of the first three games of the series. THE PHEÑOM DID IT AGAIN.Ronald Acuña Jr. makes MLB history as the youngest player to hit a home run in 5 consecutive games. pic.twitter.com/m5Zf3v8iAo— FOX Sports: Braves (@FOXSportsBraves) August 14, 2018 He’d add another in the seventh inning, a three-run shot to give the Braves a 10-6...
Aug 14, 2018
Ronald Acuna, Mike Foltynewicz discuss Braves’ doubleheader sweep

Ronald Acuna, Mike Foltynewicz discuss Braves’ doubleheader sweep

The Atlanta Braves took over sole possession of first place in the NL East standings on Monday with a doubleheader sweep of the Miami Marlins. Ronald Acuna Jr played a huge part with a pair of leadoff home runs while Mike Foltynewicz pitched eight strong innings in the nightcap. Here is what both players had to say after the game. “I’m very grateful and proud of the accomplishment and it is something that is not given to you and you have to work hard for it.”— Ronald Acuña Jr. chats with @Voceroy and Franco Garcia after his career day against the Marlins. #Braves | #ChopOn...

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