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The Atlanta Braves Promote Austin Riley

ATLANTA, GA – MAY 16: Atlanta Braves left fielder Austin Riley (27) during a regular season MLB game between the Atlanta Braves and the St. Louis Cardinals on May 16, 2019 at SunTrust Park in Atlanta, GA. (Photo by John Adams/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) The Atlanta Braves have been mired in mediocrity thus far in 2019. At 21-21 after winning two games following Tuesday night’s debacle against the Cardinals, they were a team searching for a spark. According to Gabe Burns of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, that spark may have arrived Wednesday as the Braves promoted Austin Riley. Braves Promote...

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Harold Ramirez Called Up As Miami Marlins Try To Avoid Making History

WEST PALM BEACH, FL – MARCH 14: Harold Ramirez #81 of the Miami Marlins hits a single against the Houston Astros scoring a run during a spring training game at The Fitteam Ballpark of the Palm Beaches on March 14, 2019 in West Palm Beach, Florida. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images) The Miami Marlins called up Harold Ramirez this weekend. Given that Ramirez was once a top 100 prospect for the Pirates, this is a notable move in its own right. Make no mistake, Ramirez has earned his call-up. All he has to do now is save the Marlins from making...

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Vladimir Guerrero Jr Latest to Face High Expectations

TORONTO, ON – APRIL 26: Vladimir Guerrero Jr. #27 of the Toronto Blue Jays takes batting practice before the start of MLB game action against the Oakland Athletics at Rogers Centre on April 26, 2019 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images) It may have made the news a few thousand times over the last two days, but it is worth repeating. Wunderkind Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has been promoted to the major leagues. This is fantastic news, not just for player and team, but for fans and the sport as a whole. However, while everyone else deservedly celebrates, there...

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Atlanta Braves: One Play Can Change a Season

CLEVELAND, OH – APRIL 21: Josh Donaldson #20 of the Atlanta Braves celebrates with Ozzie Albies #1 (L) and Matt Joyce #14 after hitting a three-run home run off Shane Bieber of the Cleveland Indians during the second inning at Progressive Field on April 21, 2019 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Ron Schwane/Getty Images) One play can change a season. Everyone knows that. Fans across all sports have seen countless promising campaigns derailed by an untimely injury. That’s the negative. At other times, two teams simply meet at the perfect moment and the seemingly impossible becomes possible. In those...

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Baseball – Resurrection Stories

MIAMI, FLORIDA – APRIL 12: Jorge Alfaro #38 of the Miami Marlins celebrates with Lewis Brinson #9 after scoring a run in the seventh inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Marlins Park on April 12, 2019 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images) The season is Spring. Pollen coats cars as plants, trees, and new life are in bloom. In the Christian faith, it is Holy Week, the week leading up to Easter. Everywhere and in everything, the themes of new life, rebirth and resurrection abound. Ergo, here are some of this season’s early baseball resurrection stories. It...

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