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GTR: Episode 36, Warriors, A Lottery and an Interview with Chris Krischner from The Athletic On today's episode of the Gametime Radio Show the group was back to full strength as ATL Phil returned from his vacation. In the wake of the all that has been talked about with the NBA Draft lottery we decided to bring on someone who was actually in the room in Chicago when the Draft lottery happened.

San Francisco Giants vs. Atlanta Braves - 5/20/19 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction The Atlanta Braves and the San Francisco Giants meet in game one of their four game set from Oracle Park in MLB action on Monday night. The Atlanta Braves will look to rebound after having their four game winning streak snapped in extra innings against Milwaukee on Sunday, dropping the finale by a final score of 3-2.

Atlanta Braves: 3 Takeaways from Sunday's extra-inning loss to the Brewers The Atlanta Braves looked to sweep the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday afternoon. Mike Foltynewicz pitched well but the Braves fell short in extra innings.

Braves Finish Strong Homestand, Go Back On Road The Braves looked good at home. Let's hope this team can continue to play good baseball and find that consistency that they have been missing all season. Welcome! To bring you the best content on our sites and applications, Meredith partners with third party advertisers to serve digital ads, including personalized digital ads.

Talking Chop Podcast Episode 166: Successful homestand, Riley’s debut and more The Atlanta Braves enjoyed a positive week at SunTrust Park and the Talking Chop Podcast is here to provide the anatomy of a successful homestand. TC's Scott Coleman joins the program for Episode 166 and topics include the following:.

Watch: MIL 3, ATL 2 - F/10 - Gamel's 10th inning HR leads Crew to win 5/19/19: Gamel's 10th inning HR leads Crew to 3-2 win.

Braves lose homer battle in 10th, drop finale 3-2 to Brewers Ben Gamel’s leadoff homer in the tenth doomed the Braves as they couldn’t defeat Josh Hader for a second game in a row.

Atlanta Braves Bullpen Shuffle Continues After Club Releases Venters The Atlanta Braves have moved on from veteran reliever Jonny Venters. It is a disappointing end to Venter's time with Atlanta considering how much the reli…

Watch: Braves' Freddie Freeman blasts fourth home run in four days Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman is seeing the ball well these days. In particular, he's been hitting the cover off it the past four games. On Sunday, as the Braves took on the Milwaukee Brewers, Freeman took pitcher Brandon Woodruff deep with a laser beam to center field.

Braves players create memorial shrine for Ronald Acuna's broken bat Ronald Acuna has been seeing the ball quite well over the past several games, and that theme continued for the Atlanta Braves star when he smashed a 450-foot leadoff home run against the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday. Unfortunately, Acuna later broke the ba.

Brewers vs Braves game thread Braves look to keep rolling on Sunday.

Touch 'Em All: MLB DFS 5/19 Note: This is for the main slate of 10 games starting at 1:00 PM EST. Pitchers:. Noah Syndergaard at MIA DK: $10400. Honestly, you could probably stack the whole Marlins' lineup for the same price, but I wouldn't recommend that. Neither of these teams has been scoring a ton of runs lately and today's pitching matchup favors Thor.

Mike Soroka is Baseball's Latest Young Phenom Atlanta starter Mike Soroka came out of the nationally televised game against the playoff-contending Cardinals as the first pitcher in the history of baseball to allow 1 earned run or fewer in 9 of his first 11 starts. Even as an odd statistic, it paints just how impressive he has been to open up his career.

Riley makes first start at hot corner as Braves go for sweep Johan Camargo slots into left field as Josh Donaldson sits in the series finale.

Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap: Jasseel de la Cruz throws a no-hitter, Duvall and Demeritte homer Adam Duvall and Travis Demeritte continued their insane runs for Gwinnett at the plate as the Stripers took down Pawtucket by the score of 5-2. We'll start on the pitching side as Patrick Weigel made his first appearance in Triple-A since he went down with an elbow injury in 2017 and he was excellent.

Mike Foltynewicz looks to get back on track against Brewers The Atlanta Braves will look to extend their winning-streak to five-straight and complete a three-game sweep of the Milwaukee Brewers when the two teams meet again Sunday afternoon at SunTrust Park. Atlanta will also be looking for Mike Foltynewicz to get himself back on track after a rough start to the season.

May 19: Brewers vs Braves Mike Foltynewicz will look to get back on track Sunday when the Atlanta Braves wrap up a three-game series against the Milwaukee Brewers.

Braves News: Win streak at 4, Jerry Blevins returns and more Freddie Freeman walks off on the Brewers in extras. Freddie Freeman hit a walk-off home run in the 10th inning off of Josh Hader to give the Braves a 4-3 win over the Brewers. Atlanta is now 25-21 on the season and have won four straight.

Watch: Freeman's walk-off HR against the Brew Crew Watch as Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman crushes a walk-off HR against the Milwaukee Brewers. You'll receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams.

Freddie Freeman walks off the Atlanta Braves with homer in tenth inning After exploding for 12 runs last night in the opener against the Milwaukee Brewers, the Atlanta Braves came back down to Earth a bit BUT still had some fireworks in them. It was another fun one for the home team, though not without some tension throughout.

Watch: Austin Riley's go-ahead home run Austin Riley crushes an opposite field two-run homer to give the Braves a 3-2 lead in the bottom of the 6th inning You'll receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams.

Freddie Freeman walks off on the Brewers in extras The Braves were back at it Saturday night against a tough team in the Milwaukee Brewers looking for a much needed series win after an offensive explosion on Friday night. Kevin Gausman was the man on the mound, back after a 5 game suspension for throwing at Marlins pitcher Jose Urena.

Atlanta Braves vs. Milwaukee Brewers - 5/19/19 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction The Milwaukee Brewers and the Atlanta Braves will finish up their series on Sunday in MLB activity. In the Friday opener, the Braves banged out a 12-8 victory. On Saturday, we had a 10-inning battle that ended with a walk-off homer that put the Braves up 4-3 in the win.

Braves release Jonny Venters With a one-run lead to protect, Tanaka induced a first-pitch groundout from Yandy Díaz, but things didn't go quite as expected: the ball ricocheted off of his right leg, then caromed back toward first base for an easy 1-3 putout.

Braves vs. Brewers game thread It is a lovely night for Braves baseball in the south tonight, and we're so glad you've decided to join us for all the best coverage of the Braves in Atlanta. In case you might've missed it earlier today we broke down the pitching matchup between Kevin Gausman and Chase Anderson and the teams released their lineups for tonight.

Atlanta Braves make difficult decision and release Jonny Venters, re-sign Jerry Blevins The Atlanta Braves had to make a difficult decision on Saturday as they released longtime Brave Jonny Venters. Unfortunately for all involved, the 34-year…

Jonny Venters released, per report It was a fun comeback for the veteran left hander, but his work of late has not been good.

McCann in to catch Gausman in game two With the way the Braves offense performed last night it was quite the easy decision for Brian Snitker tonight to basically not change anything. Except for subbing in Brian McCann for Tyler Flowers the Braves are going with their very stout lineup that should give other teams around the league shivers.

Braves Select Jerry Blevins, Release Jonny Venters The Braves are again shaking up the bullpen, selecting the contract of lefty Jerry Blevins, who'd been designated and outrighted earlier in the week after clearing waivers, to replace fellow lefty Jonny Venters, who's been issued his release by the club.

Gausman looks to keep things rolling against Brewers After an offensive explosion last night the Braves will search for even more tonight against the stout Milwaukee Brewers. This time maybe without the bullpen drama. Atlanta will be getting Kevin Gausman back on the mound after he served a five game suspension for throwing at Marlins pitcher Jose Urena.

Minor MLB Transactions: 5/17/19 We'll track some minor moves from around the league here… Southpaw Jerry Blevins was outrighted by the Braves, Gabe Burns of ….

Atlanta Braves already picked to win division by baseball-reference If things work out like BaseballReference.com is reporting, then the Atlanta Braves will successfully defend their NL East crown in 2019.

Atlanta Braves Mock Draft Review: Quinn Priester Makes Updated Fangraphs List Mock MLB Draft 2.0 has been released by Fangraphs, and this latest list now includes the Atlanta Braves first round compensation pick. Over the last month…

Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap: Rome's Offense Explodes in Win Rome put up four doubles and seven runs in one inning to lead an 11-3 win. Gwinnett hit three more home runs, and Joey Wentz pitched well down in Mississippi.

May 18: Brewers vs Braves Kevin Gausman will return from his five-game suspension in time to make Saturday’s start against the Milwaukee Brewers.

May 17: Braves 12, Brewers 8 A nine-run sixth inning and another dominant performance on the mound by Max Fried helped propel the Atlanta Braves to a 12-8 win over the Milwaukee Brewers in Friday’s series opener.

May 16: Braves 10, Cardinals 2 Austin Riley had another good day at the plate and Julio Teheran turned in a good performance on the mound for the Atlanta Braves in a 10-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals.

Braves News: Max Fried dominates again Braves pound Brewers early, survive drama late in 12-8 win. The Atlanta Braves homered three times in a nine-run sixth inning to take a 12-0 lead but had to hold on late for a 12-8 win. Dansby Swanson, Josh Donaldson and Tyler Flowers all homered in the sixth.

Atlanta Braves vs. Milwaukee Brewers - 5/18/19 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction The Milwaukee Brewers and the Atlanta Braves meet in game two of their three game set in MLB action from SunTrust Park on Saturday. The Milwaukee Brewers will look to rebound after suffering a 12-8 loss to the Braves in game one on Friday.

Braves pound Brewers early, survive drama late in 12-8 win But, bullpen-related drama once again reared its head late, and would not be settled until Luke Jackson had to be summoned with two outs in the ninth to slam the door and prevent the Brewers from scoring any more than eight runs in the game's final three innings.

What Will Cody Bellinger End Up Batting in 2019? After today's game in Cincinnati, Cody Bellinger is batting a lusty.404 46 games into the 2019 Dodgers' season. What might he end up hitting when the year is out? I'll go out on a limb and say that Bellinger won't hit.380 this season, let alone.400.

The 10 most expensive one-year free agent hitters Some are looking for the right opportunity to earn a nice single-season paycheck while building up to a multi-year deal in the ensuing winter. Others settle for a solo campaign after trying and failing to find more. Some are younger players who have enough upside to draw a significant offer despite a rough platform campaign.

This Chipper Jones-Boog Sciambi story is so dang good The Chipper Jones, Boog Sciambi story told this week is a classic. Jones was in the booth with Sciambi and David Ross during Wednesday's Braves-Saint Louis Cardinals game in Atlanta on ESPN. During the game, Chipper and Sciambi revisited a great story from Jones' playing days.

GameThread, 5/17/2019: Brewers @ Braves Former Brave Jhoulys Chacin versus current Brave Max Fried.

Weekend Series With Brewers Could Be A Reality Check For Atlanta Braves Atlanta Braves will welcome Milwaukee Brewers to town for the only time this season. Both teams are ripping and roaring for a series with big implications.

If it ain't broke… Braves roll onwards with same lineup for Brew Crew opener Back by popular demand, I guess.

Milwaukee Brewers could rediscover art of the steal vs. Atlanta Braves Milwaukee could close the gap a bit during their three-game series with the Atlanta Braves. Opposing teams have stolen 18 bases against Atlanta this season and been caught just four times, the second-highest success rate in the major leagues.

Security chases down fan who rushed field at Atlanta Braves game ATLANTA - A fan who rushed the field at an Atlanta Braves game delighted the crowd in SunTrust Park on Wednesday. Footage tweeted by @worldisallmine shows the stunt unfold in all its glory. While the Braves took on the St. Louis Cardinals, a rogue fan decided to take on security when he hopped over the barrier and ran out on to the field.

At 21, the Braves’ Mike Soroka is making history Nobody is suggesting that we stand on Gibby Watch, but this much we can say: Having seen more than our share of good young pitchers over the past three decades, it has been a long time - probably since Steve Avery in September / October 1991 - since we've seen something akin to this.

10 bold predictions for MLB's second quarter We're one-fourth of the way through the 2019 MLB season. The first quarter supplied plenty of noteworthy happenings and left us wondering what will happen next. A number of the game's top prospects have already been called up. We're expecting another big name Minor Leaguer to make his MLB debut.

Braves ride high into weekend showdown with Brewers He's currently engaged in a three-way race with Cody Bellinger and Paul DeJong for "which hitter can pants the National League the most," and is second therein with 3.1 fWAR on the year. Yelich leads the bigs with 18 homers and a.418 ISO, and is one of only two players with a wRC+ above 200 this late in the year.

Series Preview: Milwaukee Brewers @ Atlanta Braves The Brewers are now 11-2 against teams from the East after a dominating series in Philadelphia. 3-1 against the Phillies, 5-1 against the New York Mets, and 3-0 against the Washington Nationals. The only team they've yet to play in that division are the Atlanta Braves, and that changes this weekend.

How to integrate Austin Riley as a regular in the Braves lineup Given that Braves manager Brian Snitker likes to make sure that he mixes in less talented hitters at critical spots in the lineup, it's really going to be interesting to see what the Braves will do with Riley once Ender Inciarte returns from his benchi - uh, I mean his back injury.

The Atlanta Braves Promote Austin Riley In an effort to spark a struggling offense, the Atlanta Braves promote Austin Riley, one of the best prospects in baseball.

A look at 2019 MLB Draft Prospects CJ Abrams, Logan Davidson, and Kyle McCann While in Georgia to watch baseball I had the chance to see a handful of draft prospects for the 2019 MLB Draft. Obviously you know my feelings on Daniel Espino already, but that was the beginning of the list of guys I saw.

Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap: Derian Cruz makes his debut while Bryse tosses a gem Gwinnett Stripers and Rome Braves had an offensive explosion while the Florida Frogs Frogs and Mississippi Braves were relatively quiet.

Fan confidence in the direction of the Atlanta Braves remains strong As the team's seems to be trending upward slightly, fan confidence in the direction of the team held steady in Week 8 of our FanPulse voting. This week, 77 percent of those voting said they are confident in the direction of the team which encompasses both the on the field and off the field product.

Braves News: Series win, Austin Riley impresses and more Freeman, Riley key Braves in 10-2 win over Cardinals. Freddie Freeman and Austin Riley finished with three hits each while Julio Teheran threw five more scoreless innings to help the Atlanta Braves rout the Saint Louis Cardinals 10-2 in Thursday's series finale.

Watch: Marcell Ozuna's long home run to left Marcell Ozuna smashes a solo home run down the left-field line, putting the Cardinals on the board in the top of the 6th inning You'll receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams.

Freeman, Riley key Braves in 10-2 win over Cardinals On the heels of a euphoric experience on Wednesday evening, the Atlanta Braves faced off with the Saint Louis Cardinals in the series finale on Thursday. Nine innings later, the home team emerged with a comfortable, 10-2 victory and fun was had by all.

Road to Atlanta Podcast: Podcast mailbag with the Talking Chop crew Road to Atlanta is our weekly podcast where we discuss all things minor leagues and prospects for our beloved Atlanta Braves. We have relaunched the podcast and it can be found in the same stream with the Talking Chop podcast, so if you subscribe to it…you have easy access to R2A as well.

Braves Security Crushes Fan Who Ran On The Field I've now watched a couple of different angles to the crushing blow delivered by Braves security on some punk who decided to run on the field during a game Wednesday and I can't stop watching the footage.

Watch: Braves phenom Austin Riley misses HR by inches After being called up and homering in his MLB debut, Atlanta Braves outfielder Austin Riley came inches away from hitting his second jaw-dropping home run in as many games. Riley absolutely obliterated the baseball to the deepest part of SunTrust Park on.

DeSoto County native hits home run with Atlanta Braves An unexpected promotion ended with a Mid-South native hitting a major league home run. The Atlanta Braves called up Austin Riley Wednesday for a game against the Saint Louis Cardinals. Riley's former principal is Cory Uselton, he had a lot to say about Riley's time at DeSoto Central.

Top 10 takeaways from first quarter of MLB season We've hit the quarter point in the 2019 MLB season and it's been even better than anyone could have expected. Many of the best players and teams across the sport are giving fans everything they hoped for during the offseason. What makes the first few months even better is the surprising performances that have fans across the country excited.

Game Thread 5/16/19: Braves vs. Cardinals The Atlanta Braves close things out against the Saint Louis Cardinals tonight and fun should be had by all. Be cordial to one another in the comments below and let's enjoy baseball together. Ready, set, baseball.

Ozzie Drops to Eighth In the Order, McCann back in Lineup After a hot start to the season, Ozzie’s struggles have surfaced in May.

Atlanta Braves: Austin Riley Flashes Power in Impressive Debut The Atlanta Braves top third base prospect debuted on Wednesday night in impressive fashion smashing a long homer showing the.

A fan ran onto the field in Atlanta last night and got destroyed As also happens, especially these days, he was utterly creamed by the SunTrust Park security team. Watch as he's slammed into the wall and then dog-piled. Bonus: I am about 85% sure that the guard who did the slamming is the one who fell down just before, which shows that he has some serious recovery skills and closing speed:.

Braves seek series victory in finale against Cardinals Though Tuesday evening was an adventure in a negative sense for the Atlanta Braves, Wednesday night was delightful. Mike Soroka was fantastic, Austin Riley produced a home run in his Major League debut and, on the whole, things went quite well for the Braves against the Saint Louis Cardinals.

Braves Future Looks Bright After Riley, Soroka Performances Mike Soroka has become the Braves ace. That position was held by Max Fried, who has been no slouch since Soroka came back from injury, but that spot now belongs to Soroka. Last night, against the same team that dropped 14 runs on the Braves the night before, Soroka pitched seven shutout innings while needing less than 100 pitches to get there.

VIDEO: Atlanta Braves Security Team Absolutely Wrecked a Fan on the Field This gentleman at the Atlanta Braves-Saint Louis Cardinals matchup last night missed that memo and, as a result, was squished real good with a check against the boards. You hate to see it. Or maybe you love to see it. Good theater but a painful reminder for Atlanta hockey fans of what they're missing.

Austin Riley joins Braves brotherhood of prospects to homer in MLB debuts That's exactly what Austin Riley accomplished on Wednesday night as he launched a Michael Wacha fastball 438 feet halfway up the center field seats. Here's video of that majestic shot in case you missed it :. Riley ended the night going 1-for-3 with the above home run.

Idiot On The Field Runs Himself Into A Corner, Gets Leveled If you are going to run onto a major league baseball field in the middle of a game, there are two keys to survival. The first is to always keep moving, and the second is to have an exit strategy. The fan who invaded the field at last night's Braves game followed the first rule, but failed miserably when it came to the second:.

VIDEO: Chipper Jones Recalls the Time He Stared Daggers Through Boog Sciambi From Home Plate Fun at the ol’ ballpark.

Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap: No Riley, No Problem for Gwinnett After a crazy game tying steal of home by the Mets in the top half of the fifth, Florida immediately responded with a pair of runs in the bottom half - highlighted by a two-run triple by Greyson Jenista, and an RBI double by Kevin Josephina to extend the lead to 5-2 - the final run they would score as a team.

Fast idiot Braves fan gets leveled by security after jumping on field with no exit strategy And if I were an Atlanta Braves fan at SunTrust Park in the bottom of the ninth inning Tuesday, with my team comfortably ahead and game-time still well short of the three-hour mark, I have to think I'd be OK with some very fast fool showing off his speed like he's auditioning to be the Freeze's understudy.

10 MLB rookies having a big impact this season Each MLB season brings a new crop of rookies to excite and intrigue fans across the sport. Some are highly touted, while others are further off the radar and may even be journeymen.

MLB The Show 19: Atlanta Braves Player Ratings, Roster, Lineups, & Farm System All the best third basemen. All the best left fielders. All the best center fielders. All the best right fielders. All the best power hitters. All the best fielders. All the best base stealers. Looking for all the best prospects and young players? All the best prospects.

Atlanta Braves: 3 takeaways from win in Austin Riley's debut The Atlanta Braves blanked the St. Louis Cardinals 4-0 on Wednesday night in a game where the kids took center stage and stole the show.

Braves News: Atlanta gets riled up for Riley Austin Riley went deep in his first big league game, and Mike Soroka dominated the Cardinals lineup. This is mildly exciting.

Watch: Fan runs onto field at Braves game, gets drilled by security A fan ran onto the field during Wednesday's Braves-Cardinals game. The fan was pretty swift in the open field, but once he got cornered by home plate, it all came to an end. A security worker absolutely drilled the fan: Crazy moment at the Braves game when a fan runs on the field.

Soroka stays solid and Riley ravaged a pitch as Braves beat Cardinals, 4-0 The Braves scored their next run the old-fashioned way in the very next inning. If you had somehow missed the highlights of Austin Riley mashing massive monster moonshots for the Gwinnett Stripers, then you were in luck since the debuting rookie decided to give us all an exhibition of his power.

Austin Riley homers in MLB debut Braves prospect Austin Riley made his major league debut on Wednesday, starting in left field and batting sixth against the Cardinals.

Watch: Braves phenom Austin Riley with massive first career homer In just his second career Major League Baseball at-bat, Atlanta Braves sensation Austin Riley belted a massive 438-foot homer off Cardinals starter Michael Wacha. The shot was such a no doubt about her that Cardinals left fielder Marcell Ozuna didn’t even.

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Atlanta Braves select contract of Austin Riley - The Atlanta Braves selected the contract of INF/OF Austin Riley on Wednesday afternoon. The Hernando, Mississippi native will become the 143rd M-Braves alum and third this season to debut in major league baseball since 2005. Riley joins C Alex Jackson and RHP Jacob Webb as MLB debuts this season.

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Austin Riley will start in left field for the Braves in his debut against the Cardinals Atlanta’s prized hitting prospect will be making his debut as an outfielder.

Updated Atlanta Braves Roster Keep track of all the changes from Opening Day through the end of the regular season.

Braves select contract of Austin Riley, place Ender Inciarte on the injured list As expected, the Atlanta Braves have selected the contract of Austin Riley and he will make his Major League debut in Wednesday night's game against the St Louis Cardinals. Rumors swirled last night that the Braves had brought Riley to Atlanta with the intention of adding him to the active roster.

Braves designate out-of-options Jesse Biddle after reliever struggled yet again The Braves announced that they've designated left-hander Jesse Biddle for assignment on Wednesday and placed center fielder Ender Inciarte on the 10-day injured list due to a lumbar strain. Biddle's 40-man roster spot will go to top prospect Austin Riley, whose previously reported promotion has now been made official.

Introducing… Austin Riley The grumbling has been droning on in the background since Josh Donaldson was signed to play third base for the Braves in the offseason. What about Austin Riley?

Austin Riley brings intriguing power to Atlanta Braves' lineup Another day, another top prospect gets the call. Tommy Rancel examines the expectations for the newest member of the Braves.

Mike Soroka looks to spark a rebound for Braves against Cardinals Last night didn’t go so well. Let’s do it again today — this time with Soroka on the mound and a high-profile prospect potentially making his debut.

Mike Foltynewicz's Slider is the problem, and he's likely still hurt My feeling is he's still hurt and not admitting it at all, but the lack of effectiveness of that Slider is what's turning 2018 All-Star Mike Foltynewicz into 2019 probably shouldn't be pitching on an MLB roster Mike Foltynewicz.

Profiling new Atlanta Braves 3B/OF Austin Riley ahead of his MLB debut If you don't remember the 2015 MLB Draft, Austin Riley was the 41st pick of the first round that year - a competitive balance pick that was acquired from the Padres in the Craig Kimbrel deal.

Braves call up hot-hitting prospect Austin Riley Austin Riley has been knocking the cover off the ball at Triple-A, and the Atlanta Braves have called him up to the big leagues.

Austin Riley Forced the Braves' Hand Does it also mean I don't, in retrospect, over rank super-toolsy players who are high on raw potential and low on functional skills? I think it does. In Riley's case, I bought a bit more into his skillset the more he advanced in the system.

Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap: Austin Riley Mashes Grand Slam That man did it again, clubbing his 15th home run of the season in Gwinnett’s 11-3 win.

Three takeaways: Atlanta Braves, Mike Foltynewicz hammered by Cardinals For the second straight outing, Mike Foltynewicz was hit hard, as he allowed eight earned runs in the Atlanta Braves 14-3 loss to the Cardinals.

Atlanta Braves: Austin Riley finally gets his shot - what can we expect The last thing I want to do is put unrealistic expectations on this kid. He's obviously in a groove at Triple-A right now, and you hope he takes that same approach to the big leagues and doesn't try to do too much. I think the two main things we can expect from Riley are home runs and strikeouts.

Braves to promote top position-player prospect Austin Riley The Braves will promote top position-player prospect Austin Riley to the majors, according to David O'Brien of The Athletic. Ender Inciarte is expected to be placed on the injured list with back tightness; the corresponding 40-man move isn't yet known.

Braves News: Austin Riley's time, Folty struggles again, O'Day throwing and more The time may be now for Austin Riley.

Braves calling up 3B/OF prospect Austin Riley Add another one to the pile: late last night the Braves announced that the were calling up third baseman / outfielder Austin Riley. The "outfielder" part is relatively new - Riley is a third baseman - but with Josh Donaldson in Atlanta for a year, the Braves have had him working in the outfield so he might have a path to the bigs this year.

Braves are bringing slugging prospect Austin Riley to… After slumping center fielder Ender Inciarte left the game Tuesday against St. Louis with back tightness, the Braves made the call to Buffalo, where Riley hit a grand slam Tuesday for Triple-A Gwinnett to give him a jaw-dropping 13 home runs and 31 RBIs in his past 18 games.

Austin Riley will be getting promoted to the Atlanta Braves, per report According to David O'Brien of The Athletic, the Braves have brought Austin Riley to Atlanta and he could be called up in time for Wednesday's game against the Cardinals. After Ender Inciarte left Tuesday's game with a back ailment, the rumor mill once again began to spin in relation to Austin Riley's imminent call-up.

Watch: STL 14, ATL 3 - Cardinals smash 4 homers in 14-run outburst 5/14/19: Cardinals smash 4 homers in 14-run outburst.

Folty Falters, Bats Struggle as Cards beat Braves 14-3 The score would remain the until the top of the ninth, when the Cardinals would add three more on a Kolten Wong home run to make the final score 14-3. On the night, Foltynewicz finished with 4.2 innings, seven hits, three walks, eight earned runs and three home runs surrendered.

Ender Inciarte left tonight's game with lower back tightness The Braves’ centerfielder.

Atlanta Braves Series Preview: Cardinals present another measuring stick in NL After going 6-4 on their last road trip, the Atlanta Braves begin a six-game homestand Tuesday night as the St. Louis Cardinals come to town.

Parsons and Biddle return, Blevins DFAed The Braves have made a couple of changes to the bullpen before tonight's game with the Cardinals:. Wes Parsons and Jesse Biddle are back in the bullpen. Jerry Blevins is out. Wes Parsons sports a 4.35/4.75/5.29 line in 12 appearances out of Atlanta's bullpen this year with - 0.1 WAR.

Snitker Makes Right Move With Lineup Changes Over the weekend, Ronald Acuna Jr. was moved to the top of the lineup, where he has found most of his success as a big-league hitter after Brian Snitker sh…

Braves Continue their New Look Order Takeover with Lineup vs. Cards Share Braves Continue their New Look Order Takeover with Lineup vs. Cards Ronald Acuna Jr. reclaimed the lead-off spot three games ago, and the results have been perfect. At his best, he arguably is the Braves best offensive producer, so more at-bats for him likely ends up in a positive result more frequently.

Braves Designate Jerry Blevins The Braves have designated lefty Jerry Blevins for assignment, MLB.com's Mark Bowman tweets. Righty Kyle Wright was optioned down, thus ….

Braves Promote Wiegel and Ynoa to AAA Over the weekend, the Braves promoted both Huascar Ynoa and Patrick Wiegel to AAA Gwinnett. Every successful bullpen requires power arms in today's game. There is a reason guys like Josh Tomlin are suited for low-leverage situations. No one fears 88MPH heaters anymore.

Folty faces Flaherty as Atlanta welcomes St. Louis From what I can recall, the Battery was amazing, the hospitality of the Suntrust Park staff was great, and Andruw Jones is quite a nice guy.

Ten Candidates for the 21st pick in the 2019 MLB Draft for the Atlanta Braves The 2019 MLB Draft is slowly creeping up on us, and while we've focused on the guys the Atlanta Brave could be looking at with the ninth pick, we haven't looked at any of the real candidates for the 21st pick. Below you will find me talking about 10 guys who are actual possibilities for the 21st pick plus a few bonus names.

Freddie Freeman Crushes A Towering Tater Off His Own Child Leave a pitch in one of Freddie Freeman's hot zones, and you'll regret it. The Braves first baseman's own son learned that lesson the hard way. Locate those strikes, kid. This was a tense game of backyard baseball, as recorded by Freeman's wife Chelsea.

2019 MLB Draft: JUCO Players - Pitchers Part Deux Carter Stewart might be the only name that’s recognizable on this list, but there are some exceptional pitchers like Antoine Kelly, Justin Fall and Thomas Farr.

Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap: Victor Vodnik impresses in first career start as bats are silent Only Rome and Mississippi were in action on Monday as Florida got rained out.

Scouting Report on 2019 MLB Draft prospect RHP Daniel Espino Espino is a great young man. On the field he was competitive and poised, while off he had a smile on his face most of the night, took time to sign autographs for children, and had time for everyone once the game ended. He's known as a hard worker, and everything that was said about him from those around him backed that up.

Braves small underdogs hosting Cardinals on Tuesday The Atlanta Braves are small home underdogs on the MLB odds as they look to keep rolling in a three-game series against the St. Louis Cardinals starting Tuesday.

Braves News: Promotions, Riley, Swanson, and more Monday was an off-day in Atlanta, but did bring two intriguing promotions in the minor leagues.

Atlanta Braves vs. St. Louis Cardinals - 5/14/19 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction The Saint Louis Cardinals and the Atlanta Braves meet in the opener of a three game set in MLB action from SunTrust Park on Tuesday night. The Saint Louis Cardinals will be looking for a win after losing their series with Pittsburgh, including a 10-6 defeat in the series finale on Sunday.

Braves look to continue winning streak against Cardinals The Atlanta Braves will return to action on Tuesday when they begin a six-game homestand with a three-game set against the Saint Louis Cardinals. Atlanta is 21-20 and currently three games back of the Philadelphia Phillies in the NL East standings. The Braves just wrapped up a 6-4 road trip that included plenty of ups and downs.

Patrick Weigel and Huascar Ynoa Promoted to Triple-A The Braves are in need of relief help and two fireballers are now just one step away from Atlanta.

2019 MLB Draft: JUCO Players - The Pitchers This year, I’ll start with a look at Junior College pitchers. This is a really interesting class of pitchers with quite a few powerful arms.

What should the Braves do about Austin Riley? Obviously, many Braves fans are clamoring to see Riley in the majors, and the Braves' Front Office is clearly taking the possibility of promoting Riley seriously, as evidenced by the fact that Riley has now started in left field in four of his last five games in Gwinnett after previously playing solely at third base.

Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap 5/12: Biscuits crumble M-Braves On a day where the Rome outfield keeps producing and the Gwinnett lineup keeps producing homers, the story was the M-Braves crumbling early.

3 takeaways as Atlanta Braves win series against Diamondbacks After falling in the series-opener, the Atlanta Braves rebounded to win three in a row against the Diamondbacks and go 6-4 on the road trip.

Braves News: Road trip ends on a positive note Braves hold on for 5-3 win over Diamondbacks. The Atlanta Braves wrapped up their 10-game road trip with a 5-3 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday. Charlie Culberson and Johan Camargo combined for five hits in place of Josh Donaldson and Freddie Freeman.

Braves Giving Prospect Austin Riley Time In The Outfield Now that Vladimir Guerrero Junior is in the majors, Austin Riley is arguably the game's best third base prospect, though the Braves have been experimenting with Riley as a left fielder at Triple-A Gwinnett, The Athletic's David O'Brien writes.

Talking Chop Podcast Episode 165: The Austin Riley decision and more The Atlanta Braves are on the way home after a grueling week of action on the road, and the Talking Chop Podcast is back to break it all down. Joe Lucia of Awful Announcing and The Comeback returns for Episode 165 and topics include the following:.

Braves End Road Trip On High The Braves beat the Diamondbacks 5-3 to end their road trip today. The win today improved the Braves road trip record to 6-4. After the Dodgers sweep and losing their first game to the Diamondbacks, the end of the road trip was looking great for the Braves.

Watch: ATL 5, ARI 3 - Flowers, Fried lead Braves over D-backs 5/12/19: Flowers, Fried lead Braves over D-backs.

Tyler Flowers, Max Fried on Sunday's win, 6-4 road trip The Braves will enjoy an off day on Monday before facing the Cardinals.

GTR: Episode 35, A Showtime Mess, Favorite TV Moms, Hard Times for Harden and The Dame & CJ Splash Happy Mothers Day to all our friends and supporters who have the difficult task of being a mother. We appreciate you all and send all our love your way. On this weeks show E-dub and Bob ran a tag team effort as our guy Atl Phil was out on vacation.

Ronald Acuña Jr. back where he belongs for Atlanta Braves at leadoff Acquired in a trade from the Padres in 2014. and Soroka. a first-round pick in 2015. looking like clear hits, that depth will be beneficial this season in managing their innings. Fried hasn't thrown more than 100 innings since 2016 and Soroka was shutdown last year with shoulder inflammation.

Braves hold on for 5-3 win over Diamondbacks Max Fried labored through five innings while the bullpen pitched into and out of trouble in a 5-3 win for the Atlanta Braves over the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Braves got things started in the second against Arizona starter Zack Godley. Ender Inciarte singled home Johan Camargo with the two outs in the second to stake Atlanta to an early 1-0 lead.

Atlanta Braves: Dansby Swanson is proving he's here to stay After a couple of rough years with the Atlanta Braves, Dansby Swanson is making a statement that he's here to stay. We all know this was a big season for…

Kevin Gausman drops appeal, will begin serving 5-game suspension The Atlanta Braves have announced that starting pitcher Kevin Gausman has dropped his appeal and will begin serving his five-game suspension on Sunday. Major League Baseball levied the suspension on Gausman for intentionally throwing a pitch at Marlins starter Jose Urena.

Braves vs Diamondbacks game thread Max Fried and the Atlanta Braves will look to end a long road trip on a good note with a win Sunday against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Atlanta has won two straight and are 5-4 on their current…

Atlanta Braves: Madison Bumgarner is a Perfect Trade Target More to come as the trade deadline nears. Welcome! To bring you the best content on our sites and applications, Meredith partners with third party advertisers to serve digital ads, including personalized digital ads.

Johan Camargo starts at third on getaway day in Arizona Josh Donaldson gets the day off on Sunday with Johan Camargo getting the start at third base. Nick Markakis will hit cleanup behind Freddie Freeman. For Arizona, Adam Jones will leadoff and play right field. Carson Kelly gets the start behind the plate and will hit eighth.

Max Fried, Braves look to secure winning road trip Sunday against the Diamondbacks The Atlanta Braves will wrap up a long road trip on Sunday when they complete a four-game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Braves are 5-4 on the current trip after scoring back-to-back wins in Arizona on Friday and Saturday. Max Fried will try to make sure they return to Atlanta with a winning trip.

Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap: Riley did it again, Deal and Allard pitch well Austin Riley continued to mash while Kolby Allard and Hayden Deal impressed on the mound.

May 12: Braves vs Diamondbacks Max Fried will be on the mound Sunday when the Atlanta Braves wrap up a long road trip with another matchup against the Diamondbacks.

Braves News: Atlanta moves to 5-4 on trip, trade rumblings and more Braves come through late again in solid 6-4 win. Kevin Gausman allowed one run over six innings while both Brian McCann and Johan Camargo homered late to help the Atlanta Braves to a 6-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks Saturday night at Chase Field.

Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Atlanta Braves - 5/12/19 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction The Atlanta Braves and Arizona Diamondbacks meet Sunday in MLB action at Chase Field. The Atlanta Braves look for a win after splitting their last 12 games. The Braves have scored 10 runs in their last three games and three or less runs in eight of their last 13 games.

Braves come through late again in solid 6-4 win The first run of the game came in the top of the second as the Braves jumped ahead thanks to an RBI single from former Diamondback Ender Inciarte, scoring Ozzie Albies who reached earlier in the inning on a fielders choice, and was advanced via a Brian McCann single.

Brian McCann gets the start with Gausman on the mound It is Star Wars night in Arizona so the team's social media account made the lineup announcement look absolutely incredible. In the line of changes though, Ketel Marte has moved up to the leadoff spot and Eduardo Escobar is back after taking last game off.

Details On Madison Bumgarner's No Trade List The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal has the details on Giants lefty Madison Bumgarner's limited no-trade list, which, per the five-year, $35MM extension he signed prior to the 2013 season, may contain up to eight teams.

You Could Microwave A Hot Pocket In The Time It Took Zack Greinke To Throw This Damn Pitch Zack Greinke was up against Ozzie Albies in the top of the second and had just thrown his second consecutive changeup outside of the strike zone to give the Braves batter a full count. With two men on base, Greinke didn't want to be the one to break the 1-1 tie so he decided to be patient for his next pitch.

Atlanta Braves: Mike Soroka on impressive run to start of career In fact, through his first ten starts, Soroka has become the first pitcher since earned runs were a statistic to allow one or fewer runs in at least eight of those outings. Soroka showed glimpses of what he could be last season. In a five start trial last season, he posted a solid 3.51 ERA in his 25.2 innings, striking out 21 batters.

Gausman looks to bounce back against Diamondbacks Gausman has had success against Arizona in the past, will that continue tonight?

Braves reportedly on Madison Bumgarner's eight-team no-trade list San Francisco Giants hurler Madison Bumgarner will be a free agent at the end of the season, and with the Giants going nowhere, could be a potential trade target for a contender looking to make a push for the postseason.

Madison Bumgarner's reported no-trade list revealed San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner may be dealt away this summer, and we now have an idea of what teams he can block a trade to. According to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, the eight teams are primarily contenders, giving Bumgarner leverage if.

Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap: Austin Riley homers again because of course he did I promise this isn’t Groundhog Day, he’s really just this good.

Braves News: Streak snapped, lineup shakeup and more Ronald Acuña's homer lifts Braves to 2-1 victory over Diamondbacks. The Atlanta Braves shook up their lineup and then snapped a four-game losing streak with a 2-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks. Ronald Acuña Junior returned to the leadoff spot and hit a majestic home run in the eighth inning to put Atlanta in front.

May 11: Braves vs Diamondbacks Kevin Gausman will be on the mound Saturday night when the Atlanta Braves continue their series against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Ronald Acuña's homer lifts Braves to 2-1 victory over Diamondbacks Acuña sent one 466 feet into the desert night to give the Braves a late lead they wouldn’t relinquish.

Urban Meyer watches Tim Tebow's minor-league baseball game Urban Meyer took the opportunity on Friday to watch one of his best known former players compete in a baseball game. Meyer went to Huntington Park in Columbus to watch Tim Tebow in a minor-league game between the Syracuse Mets and Columbus Clippers. The f.

Braves shake up lineup amidst skid: Acuña leadoff, Donaldson fourth A new offensive look for a scuffling Braves team.

Braves Option A.J. Minter, Activate Jonny Venters The Braves have swapped out young southpaw A.J. Minter for veteran Jonny Venters, per a club announcement. The former was optioned to Triple-A to make way for the latter's activation from the 10-day injured list. It's a disappointing development for Minter, who looked to be a long-term, late-inning stalwart entering the season.

Jonny Venters activated from the injured list, AJ Minter optioned to Gwinnett A familiar face will return his rehab assignment while a member of the Braves’ bullpen heads to the minors to figure things out.

May 10: Braves vs Diamondbacks Julio Teheran and the Atlanta Braves will try to put an end to a four-game losing streak tonight when they continue their series against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Four and no more? Greinke stands in way of stopping skid The first one started with the same Arizona Diamondbacks they face tonight, when the team endured a three-game sweep as a result of bullpen implosion after bullpen implosion, and then dropped a fourth game to the Cleveland Indians before storming back for a massive comeback in the second game of a doubleheader.

Luke Jackson is everything the Braves needed Right now, he's everything the Braves need. Merritt Rohlfing digs around stats a lot for Let's Go Tribe and Beyond the Box Score, and does podcasting sometimes, too. Follow him on Twitter @MerrillLunch, or shoot him a compliment at [email protected]

Minter Can't Be Trusted On Braves Roster Any Longer Last night's game, in Arizona, was much of the same for the Braves. Another blown save, by the lately impressive Luke Jackson, and a walk-off hit given up…

A closer look at the Rome Braves I was recently in Georgia to get a look at a bunch of players for the first time, and that trip included a pair of visits to see the Rome Braves play the Lakewood Blueclaws. I wanted to give a quick run down of the players I got eyes on in Rome for you.

Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap: Trey Harris Has Perfect Day, Ian Anderson and Touki Toussaint Weren't Sharp Outside Trey Harris and Drew Lugbauer hit a 3 run home run, there wasn’t much to happening on the farm.

What Is Dallas Keuchel Worth? The MLB offseason was an interesting one due to free agency, meaning the lack thereof. Some veterans, expecting big pay-days, had to settle for less than expected and a smaller number of years, quite a few noticeable acquisitions only received one-year contracts.

Fan confidence in direction of Braves continues roller coaster ride Week 7 of SB Nation's FanPulse voting results are in and they are positive once again after the team opened a 10-game road trip with a sweep in Miami against the Marlins. However, we all know what happened after that so we can probably expect a sharp decline next week.

Braves News: Losing skid now at 4, Max Fried update and more Braves bullpen blows it again in 3-2 loss. Bullpen issues plagued the Braves again Thursday when they saw a late lead slip away again in a 3-2 loss in 10 innings to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Mike Soroka turned in another good performance and Josh Donaldson homered but Atlanta has now lost four straight.

Braves bullpen blows it again in 3-2 loss Soroka made history tonight, doing something no player has done before - or at least since 1913, when the earned run became an official statistic. From the Braves' official account:. Soroka did not have his best stuff on Thursday evening, but he continued to battle and worked in and out of jams throughout.

Road to Atlanta Podcast: Talking Braves Prospects and the 2019 Draft with Jim Callis This week the boys are joined by Jim Callis where we talk prospects, the draft, and more.

Game Thread 5/9/19: Braves vs. D-Backs The Atlanta Braves begin a new series in Arizona this evening with plenty of intrigue surrounding the proceedings. Be cordial to one another in the comments below and let's enjoy baseball together. Ready, set, baseball.

Max Fried on track to start Sunday's game in Arizona Brian Snitker told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Gabe Burns before Thursday's series opener in Arizona that Fried felt good during his side session and he is on track to be ready to go on Sunday. Mike Soroka is slated to start Thursday's series opener and will be followed by Julio Teheran and Kevin Gausman on Friday and Saturday.

Atlanta Braves host wounded Warrior Classic Event for military veterans ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves hosted their 6th Annual Wounded Warrior Classic Event for military veterans Thursday. It's all part of National Military Appreciation Month. More than 80 veterans took part in on-field batting practice at SunTrust Park. Attendees said they were honored to meet men and women who served the country.

Braves roll with regular lineup for series opener in Arizona Brian McCann gets the start behind the plate against right-hander Luke Weaver. Ketel Marte is out of the Diamondbacks lineup for Thursday's opener. Adam Jones is in right field and will bat clean up. First pitch is scheduled for 9:40 p.m. ET and the game can be seen on Fox Sports South.

Braves See Gap In Quality After Sweep by Dodgers Everything was trending upwards after the Braves swept the Marlins. The mood has changed since being swept by the Los Angeles Dodgers in a convincing fashi…

Flashback: That one time Ted Turner coached the Braves On May 10, 1977, Ted Turner-the budding media mogul and owner of the sad-sack Atlanta Braves-told manager Dave Bristol to take 10 days off after losing 16 games straight. Turner, the "Mouth of the South," knew nothing about managing a baseball team or that Major League Baseball prohibited people who owned stock in a team from coaching that team.

Soroka, Braves aim for streak-busting win in series opener against Arizona It's been a rough week for the Atlanta Braves, as the team suffered a painful sweep in Los Angeles to begin a challenging road trip.

Watch: Clayton Kershaw barks at Dansby Swanson for being slow getting into box Clayton Kershaw is one of the few dominant pitchers in baseball who like to work very quickly, and Atlanta Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson appeared to be doing his best to disrupt that on Wednesday night. Needless to say, Kershaw did not appreciate it.

Atlanta Braves Could Find Surprise Value in Sean Newcomb as Reliever The Atlanta Braves could find surprise value in using Sean Newcomb out of the bullpen. Newcomb has the stuff to be a dominant reliever if.

What can Statcast tell us about Braves hitters The 2019 season is just over a month old and while that is still relatively early, some encouraging trends for the Atlanta Braves have developed. There are still concerns on the pitching side of things and particularly the bullpen, although the relief corps has performed well of late.

Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap: Austin Riley Did It Again Austin Riley’s.315/.388/.685 line isn’t a hotstreak - it’s his line for the season.

Braves News: Swept in LA Clayton Kershaw being spotted a five-run lead is not ideal, and despite the Braves' best efforts, a comeback attempt fell short. The Atlanta bullpen was unable to keep it close late, as the Dodgers scored four runs late to beat the Braves 9-4. Kyle Wright will join Braves' bullpen tonight in Los Angeles.

Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Atlanta Braves - 5/9/19 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction The Atlanta Braves and Arizona Diamondbacks meet Thursday in MLB action at Chase Field. The Atlanta Braves could use a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Braves have scored seven runs in their last three games and three or less runs in six of their last 10 games.

Braves unable to solve Clayton Kershaw as Dodgers complete sweep The Braves fall to 18-19 as their woes continue in L.A.

Game Thread 5/8/19: Braves at Dodgers The final game of a rough three-game series in Los Angeles.

Mother's Day 2019: Last minute gift ideas for your favorite Braves fan Don't look now baseball fans but Mother's Day is this Sunday. If it has slipped up on you, then don't worry. Talking Chop has you covered with a great list of gift ideas that are perfect for that special Braves fan in your life. Whether you need to grab a quick gift or put together a Braves-related package, we have plenty of options for you.

Johan Camargo returns to the lineup as Braves look to avoid sweep against Dodgers Ender Inciarte will start tonight’s game in the dugout as Johan Camargo will be in the outfield and at the plate for tonight’s game against Los Angeles.

Braves will have to finally beat Kershaw in order to get back over.500 Pollock had gone 6-for-10 with a homer and a double against Foltynewicz in 12 plate appearances, but Pollock's on the Injured List so Foltynewicz won't have to worry about trying to figure out how to get him out. With that being said, it'll still be a tough task to keep the Dodgers quiet.

Kyle Wright will join Braves' bullpen tonight in Los Angeles As expected, the Atlanta Braves will add a fresh arm to the bullpen in time for tonight's series finale in Los Angeles. MLB.com's Mark Bowman reports that Kyle Wright will join the active roster before tonight's game.

An unlikely player leads a slow resurgence of the Braves bullpen Atlanta’s bullpen is slowly but surely making improvement after hitting rock bottom in April. Luke Jackson has spearheaded this improvement, which is a shocking development on its own.

The B-Side of a Rebuild: The Braves targeted pitching and stockpiled bats anyway Atlanta has compiled an impressive group of elite-level position players despite a clearly-stated organizational goal of rebuilding with arms.

Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap: Waters, Pache Homer Cristian Pache hit an early home run for Mississippi, and Drew Waters came through late with a walkoff bomb to win the game for Mississippi. Austin Riley reached base 4 times in Gwinnett’s win.

Quick Hits: Madduxes after Maddux Justin Turner hit three home runs, Max Fried allowed four runs in an inning of work, and perhaps most ignominiously, the Braves were not able to avoid Hyun-Jin Ryu from registering a pitching performance named after one of the Braves' own greats - the Maddux.

Atlanta Braves: Max Fried struck by line drive, Dodgers dominate in Game 2 loss The Atlanta Braves had a scare as Max Fried left the game after being hit in the left hand with a line drive during Tuesday nights game in Los Angeles.

Turner hits three homers, Ryu tosses a Maddux as the Dodgers trounce the Braves Which is the same score that is registered if a team forfeits. Maybe the Braves should've. Follow @craigcalcaterra. Philadelphia Phillies chairman David Montgomery died this morning at 72 years of age after a five-year battle with cancer.

Atlanta Braves Mock Draft Review: ESPN's Prediction ESPN's Keith Law has released his 2019 MLB Mock Draft and appears to have a good idea of the direction that the Atlanta Braves might go in Round 1.

Braves News: Rough night in LA, Max Fried update and more Braves shut down by Hyun Jin Ryu as woes in Los Angeles continue. The Atlanta Braves were unable to solve Hyun-Jin Ryu again in a 9-0 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Justin Turner had a huge game going 4-for-5 at the plate with three home runs for the Dodgers.

Fate Came Back Around To Punish Max Fried's Pitching Hand Atlanta's Max Fried is a very cool young pitcher. He got off to a great start this season, compiling a 4-1 record and a 2.11 earned run average through his first six starts, with a scrumptious 0.991 WHIP. He has also evidently run afoul of Fate, which came to collect its due in the second inning of Fried's Tuesday night start against the Dodgers.

Braves shut down by Hyun Jin Ryu as woes in Los Angeles continue Some bad luck and another masterful performance by Ryu kept the Braves’ bats quiet in a 9-0 loss.

Alex Fried struck by comebacker, x-rays negative on left hand/forearm The Braves received a scare tonight when left-hander Max Fried was struck on his left hand/forearm by a comeback liner off the bat of Alex Verdugo. Fried attempted a pair of warmup tosses with a trainer on the mound following the play but exited the game rather than continuing forward.

Max Fried leaves game early after being hit in hand by line drive; x-rays negative X-rays on Fried hand were negative. He is considered day-to-day. Max Fried left Tuesday night's game against the Dodgers in the second inning after being hit in the hand by a line drive off the bat of Alex Verdugo.

Dodgers claim record for tickets sold on Mexican Heritage Day Wednesday's home game against the Atlanta Braves will be Mexican Heritage Day. According to the Los Angeles Times' Bill Shaikin, the Dodgers say they have sold over 20,000 group tickets specifically for this event. That's outside of the normal season tickets, mini-plans and individual tickets sold for the game.

Braves Stick with Hot-Hitting Inciarte And Kakes in Effort to Even Series with Dodgers Braves look to continue their Superior Success against Southpaws.

Nick Markakis Hasn't Slowed Down Yet I was very critical of the Braves when they decided to bring back Nick Markakis, an aging right fielder coming off, possibly, the best season of his career…

Braves Look to Fried to Deliver Success in Los Angeles After a Pinch Running Performance for the Ages, Max Fried looks to continue establishing himself as an Ace.

The future of the Braves' rotation is already here There have been many pitching prospects like Matt Wisler, Aaron Blair, and Lucas Sims that were, at some point in their development, touted as potential fixtures in the Braves' future plans only to see their potential fizzle into mediocre-to-poor results in the big leagues.

Quick hits: Rare Nick Markakis home runs Writing about home runs is more fun than writing about not home runs.

Atlanta Braves Pitcher Kevin Gausman Suspended Five Games Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Kevin Gausman has been suspended five games for throwing at Jose Urena. Gausman is appealing the suspension and will contin…

2019 MLB draft profile: Georgia Tech catcher, Kyle McCann The Yellow Jackets entered 2019 with a seemingly big void to fill behind the plate with the loss of Joey Bart. Kyle McCann has made it a smooth transition.

Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap: Weigel and Hayden deal, Pache, Jenista, and Dean hit on a night when bats were quiet The life and times of Allard continued Monday night. He's reached at least the sixth inning in each of his last three starts, striking out 10 and walking six while allowing eight earned runs on 18 hits.

Atlanta Braves: Defensive miscues prove costly in loss to Dodgers But as it is, the Dodgers are the ones who made all the tough plays on Monday night, and that's why they won the first game of this series. The defense for the Atlanta Braves has not been nearly as great as it was in 2018. Monday night furthered that issue and it cost the Braves a win.

Braves News: Gausman beaten, Gausman fined, Gausman appealed, and other non-Gausman news too Kevin Gausman made headlines after MLB dropped a five-game suspension on the right-hander. Then he was handily beaten by the Dodgers after opting to appeal.

May 7: Braves vs Dodgers Max Fried will be on the mound Tuesday when the Braves look to get back in the win column against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Braves unable to overcome early deficit, lose to Dodgers 5-3 Homers from Freeman and Markakis weren’t enough on Monday night.

Braves vs. Dodgers, May 6, 2019: Game Thread & Discussion The Dodgers will counter with stud righty Walker Buehler, who is having a rocky start to his season but is a threat to turn things around at any second. First pitch isn't slated until 10:10 ET, so hopefully that's not past your bedtime. If not, join us in the comments for the duration of tonight's game.

Braves at full force with Donaldson and Acuña back in lineup To get the upper hand on the Dodgers, the Braves are rolling with the regulars.

Los Angeles Dodgers, Atlanta Braves announce lineups for Monday The NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers open a three-game series against the Atlanta Braves on Monday night. First pitch is set for 7:10 p.m. PDT at Dodger Stadium. Atlanta will start Kevin Gausman, while Los Angeles will have Walker Buehler on the mound.

Atlanta Braves pitcher Kevin Gausman suspended 5 games for throwing behind Miami Marlins' Jose Ureña - TSN.ca NEW YORK - Atlanta Braves pitcher Kevin Gausman has been suspended for five games and fined for throwing a 97 mph fastball behind Miami's Jose Ureña last week. Gausman appealed the penalty imposed Monday by Chief Baseball Office Joe Torre. Gausman can continue to play until there's a final ruling.

MLB suspends Braves' Kevin Gausman five games for throwing at Jose Urena Braves hurler Kevin Gausman has been slapped with a five-game suspension and undisclosed fine, per a league announcement. The punitive measure relates to a recent incident on the mound. It was determined that Gausman intentionally threw a pitch at Marlins hurler Jose Urena on Friday night.

Kevin Gausman suspended five games and fined for throwing at Jose Urena Braves pitcher Kevin Gausman has been suspended five games and fined an undisclosed amount of money for throwing at Marlins pitcher Jose Urena, the league announced on Monday. Gausman is appealing the suspension and will still pitch this evening in LA.

Kevin Gausman fined, suspended five games for throwing at José Ureña Major League Baseball just announced Braves starter Kevin Gausman has been fined an undisclosed amount and suspended five games for throwing at Marlins starter José Ureña in the second inning of Friday's game. Gausman is appealing his suspension, so he will continue to pitch as scheduled until the appeal process is completed.

Braves seek revenge against Dodgers in NLDS rematch Thanks to some timely hitting by Ender Inciarte and some heroic baserunning by Max Fried, the Braves are now winners of 5 of their last 7, and will head to Los Angeles to face a 22-14 Dodgers team that sits in first place in the NL West. The Dodgers are one game ahead of the Arizona Diamondbacks, who the Braves will face next on this road trip.

2019 MLB Draft: Justin Slaten and Korey Lee Are Trending Up, While Brandon Michie is MIA This season he hasn't played at all. There's no news on why he hasn't played but either injury or suspension. He'll be 23 in August, so if he's injured, coming back to school might not be a good option. At this point, I'm not sure he'd even get drafted, but with his hitting ability, I hope he gets a shot.

Atlanta Braves begin to rise in the May 6th MLB Power Rankings Recapping the latest week of MLB action with the May 6th MLB Power Rankings. Atlanta Braves are starting to move up the ranks.

The Braves offense has been astoundingly good But, amidst all of those, there's been the one key aspect pushing this team forward: this has been an astoundingly good, outstandingly excellent hitting team. All Statcast stats below are through Saturday's games; all other stats are through Sunday's games.

Atlanta Braves Series Preview: Measure of progress facing NLDS foe After allowing 10 earned runs in his last 10.1 innings, the Atlanta Braves need Gausman to figure things out like at the beginning of the season, when he allowed six earned runs in 21.1 innings. Russell Martin, who played many years for the Blue Jays, is the only Dodger who has extended experience against Gausman.

Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap 5/5: Rain and strong starting pitching highlight day Sunday saw some great starts by Kyle Muller and Jasseel De La Cruz, but both came without much offense and neither earned the win.

Braves News: Atlanta sweeps Marlins, head west Braves complete sweep with 3-1 win over Marlins. The Atlanta Braves needed 10 innings to dispatch the Marlins on Sunday in a 3-1 win. Julio Teheran threw six shutout innings while Nick Markakis homered to give Atlanta a 1-0 lead.

Talking Chop Podcast Episode 164: A timely sweep before a tough stretch The Atlanta Braves ended the week on a high note in taking care of the Miami Marlins with a sweep and the Talking Chop Podcast returns to break down everything that…

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Atlanta Braves - 5/6/19 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction The Atlanta Braves and the Los Angeles Dodgers meet in game one of a three game set from Dodger Stadium in MLB action on Monday. The Atlanta Braves will look to build some steam after sweeping the Miami Marlins, including a 3-1 win in the series finale on Sunday.

Braves Sweep Marlins, See Positives Signs From Bullpen The Braves completed a sweep over the Miami Marlins on Sunday. The weekend series was filled with good pitching and better offensive performances from the…

Braves head west for three-game series against the Dodgers The Atlanta Braves will continue their road trip on Monday as they head west to take part in a three-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Atlanta got their road trip off to a good start with a three-game sweep in Miami over the weekend to move two games back over.500 for the season.

Watch: ATL 3, MIA 1 - F/10 - Inciarte plates the winning run in the 10th 5/5/19: Inciarte plates the winning run in the 10th.

Nick Markakis, Brian Snitker discuss sweep of Marlins Julio Teheran turned in a good performance on the mound, Nick Markakis homered and Ender Inciarte delivered in the 10th to help the Atlanta Braves to a 3-1 win over the Miami Marlins. Atlanta earns a sweep in the series and improves to 18-16 on the season.

Atlanta Braves complete sweep of Marlins with more heroics from Max Fried The Atlanta Braves finished off the Miami Marlins on Sunday with a 3-1 win in extra innings thanks to some great base running by Max Fried. It was a typica…

Braves complete sweep with 3-1 win over Marlins Ender Inciarte doubled home a pinch-running Max Fried in the tenth inning to help the Atlanta Braves to a 3-1 win over the Miami Marlins. With the win, the Braves complete the sweep and get off to a 3-0 start on their road trip. Julio Teheran turned in one of his best starts of the season.

Atlanta Braves: Mike Foltynewicz Must Improve Quickly for Questionable Rotation The Atlanta Braves are struggling to stay above.500 due in part to their rotation and bullpen issues so far this season. The.

Atlanta Braves continue to smash with youth taking center stage The Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 9-2 behind a strong performance from Mike Soroka and batting duo Ronald Acuna Jr. and Ozzie Albies.

Braves vs Marlins Sunday game thread The Atlanta Braves will wrap up a three-game series in Miami Sunday afternoon before heading out west. The Braves won the first two games of the series and are looking to complete the sweep on Sunday with Julio Teheran on the mound. The Marlins will counter with right-hander Pablo Lopez.

Ronald Acuña Jr, Josh Donaldson out of the Braves' lineup on Sunday Atlanta will be without both Ronald Acuña Junior and Josh Donaldson for Sunday's game as both are out of Brian Snitker's lineup. Acuña left Saturday's game in the seventh inning after experiencing some pain in his lower back.

Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap: Ian Anderson throws another gem, Austin Riley hits a pair of homers AGAIN Ian Anderson is starting to string together some really good starts and Austin Riley is on another level right now.

Julio Teheran, Braves look for sweep of Marlins The Atlanta Braves will look to start their road trip 3-0 and to complete a sweep of the Miami Marlins when the two teams meet again Sunday afternoon at Marlins Park. Atlanta won the opener on Friday 7-2 behind homers by Freddie Freeman and Brian McCann.

Braves News: Ozzie slams Marlins, Sean Newcomb returns and more Ozzie Albies, Braves slam Marlins, 9-2. Ozzie Albies hit a grand slam while Mike Soroka threw seven strong innings in a 9-2 win by the Braves over the Marlins. Ronald Acuña Junior snapped out of his slump going 4-for-4 at the plate before leaving the game in the seventh due to back tightness.