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Freddie Freeman leaves Braves-Cubs game with illness
July 19th, 2017 at 3:15 PM
***PHOTO1*** Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman left Wednesday's game against the Chicago Cubs due to illness. He was replaced in the lineup by Matt Adams. Freeman went 0-for-2 with a strikeout for a struggling offense that had one run on two hits through the first six innings. The infielder is...

Braves activate Arodys Vizcaino from 10-day disabled list
July 19th, 2017 at 11:13 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Braves have officially activated right-handed relief pitcher Arodys Vizcaino from their 10-day disabled list, the club announced on Wednesday afternoon. In what has become a corresponding roster move, the Braves have also elected to option outfielder Lane Adams down to Triple-A Gwinnett. It is also worth noting that...

Braves prospect Ronald Acuna mashes a two-run homer
July 18th, 2017 at 1:06 PM
***PHOTO1*** Atlanta Braves outfield prospect Ronald Acuna has risen through the team's minor league ranks at a fast pace this season and it's understandable why, as he's hitting .311 with 14 home runs and 54 RBI while also stealing 33 bases at three different stops. Having played for the Braves' Single-A...

Pleskoff Scouting Report | Mike Soroka
July 17th, 2017 at 2:16 PM
***PHOTO1*** TEAM: Atlanta Braves AGE: 19 (He will turn 20 on August 4) POSITION: Pitcher BATS: Right THROWS: Right HEIGHT: 6-foot-5 WEIGHT: 225 lbs. ACQUIRED: The Atlanta Braves chose Soroka in the first round of the 2015 First-Year Player Draft. He was drafted out of Bishop Carrol High School in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. ***** STRENGTHS The huge-framed...

Kemp’s HR and Phillips’ 3 doubles lead Braves past Arizona 7-1
July 17th, 2017 at 7:32 AM
***PHOTO1*** ATLANTA (AP) â?? For the first time in three months, the Atlanta Braves are a .500 team. They know more work must be done to join Arizona in the NL wild-card race. Matt Kemp hit a three-run homer and Brandon Phillips doubled three times, leading Atlanta over the reeling Diamondbacks...