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7/24/2016 | Braves look to buck post All-Star break rut

The Braves went into the All-Star break feeling good about the way they had been playing. But Atlanta is just 2-8 since the break after dropping four games in Denver to the Rockies.


7/24/2016 | Pipeline preview: De Leon takes hill for Triple-A Oklahoma City

Dodgers No. 2 prospect Jose De Leon is set to start for Triple-A Oklahoma City on Monday in the Minors.


7/24/2016 | Freeman's hot stretch coincided with rib injury

When Freddie Freeman produced his impressive offensive tear during June's final two weeks, he was not taking batting practice because of the discomfort caused by what was essentially a cracked left rib.


7/24/2016 | Rockies ride home runs to sweep of Braves

Tyler Chatwood tossed five scoreless innings -- with eight walks -- and the Rockies got home runs from Trevor Story, Nolan Arenado and DJ LeMahieu to complete a four-game sweep of the Braves at Coors Field. Jace Peterson had three walks for the Braves.


7/24/2016 | Twins, Braves meet 25 years after classic Series

The Twins and Braves played in one of the more memorable World Series in 1991, and 25 years later, they're set to meet again in Interleague Play, only this time they're both in last place in their respective leagues.


7/24/2016 | Wisler cruises early, unravels in 6th inning

After young right-hander Matt Wisler unraveled in the sixth inning of Saturday night's 8-4 loss to the Rockies, the Braves were once again reminded to remain patient.


7/24/2016 | Diaz, Frazier among top prospect performers Saturday

The Midwest League is notorious for dampening the power of young hitters. Apparently no one told that to Isan Diaz. The Brewers' No. 11 prospect slugged a pair of home runs on Saturday, including a walk-off shot to propel Class A Wisconsin past Lake County, 9-8. Diaz also hit a triple in the contest en route to finishing 3-for-4, while his six RBIs represented a new career high.


7/24/2016 | Story lifts Rox with epic 2-HR, 5-RBI night

Trevor Story put himself into the record books, then lifted the Rockies to their third straight victory over the Braves, 8-4, on Saturday night at Coors Field. Story homered twice and had career highs with four hits and five RBIs.


7/23/2016 | Braves' Jenkins set for first Coors Field test

Braves rookie Tyrell Jenkins has found success through two Major League starts, but he will face his biggest challenge yet Sunday, when he takes the mound at Coors Field opposite Rockies right-hander Tyler Chatwood.


7/23/2016 | Teheran encouraged day after lat injury

When Julio Teheran returned to Coors Field on Saturday, he completed all of the activities he normally does the day after a start. But even though the Braves are encouraged by how much Teheran's upper back has improved, the club will wait a couple of days before determining if their ace will make his next start.


7/23/2016 | Anderson looks to capitalize on Braves' aggressiveness

Rockies left-hander Tyler Anderson found success in his last start exploiting the aggressive Rays with his improved fastball command. On Saturday at Coors Field, he'll face an even more aggressive team in the Braves.


7/23/2016 | Vogelbach, Berrios among top prospect performers Friday

Dan Vogelbach sure knows how to make an introduction. Playing in his first game with Triple-A Tacoma since being traded from the Cubs to the Mariners on Wednesday, Vogelbach went 3-for-3 with two RBIs.


7/23/2016 | Rockies hang on after Gray's gem vs. Braves

In a rematch of a pitcher's duel from five days prior against Julio Teheran, the Rockies' Jon Gray got the upper hand. The rookie right-hander tossed seven brilliant innings and closer Carlos Estevez survived a wild ninth for a 4-3 victory over the Braves on Friday night at Coors Field.


7/22/2016 | Braves hoping Teheran's back injury is minor

"Hopefully" was the term most frequently used as the Braves exited Friday night's 4-3 loss to the Rockies concerned about their ace, Julio Teheran, who had exited in the fifth inning with upper back discomfort that could disappear in a couple of days or linger long enough to require a stint on the disabled list.


7/22/2016 | Cabrera has first chance to show resiliency

When Mauricio Cabrera made the jump from Double-A to the Majors near the end of June, there was reason to believe the Braves' reliever would light up radar guns and struggle with his command. But only one of these descriptions has consistently been valid.


7/22/2016 | Braves unlikely to part with Inciarte's defense

Ender Inciarte's name has been linked to trade rumors dating back to the night the Braves acquired him as part of the blockbuster package gained from the D-backs in December. But unless Atlanta general manager John Coppolella is blown away by an offer, it does not look like he will trade the talented center fielder.


7/22/2016 | Brigham, Renfroe among top prospect performers Thursday

It's been a stellar month for Marlins No. 24 prospect Jeff Brigham. The 24-year-old righty turned in yet another impressive performance Thursday, tossing seven scoreless innings and striking out a season-best 10 batters.


7/22/2016 | Emotion gets best of Foltynewicz, Pierzynski

Mike Foltynewicz allowed his emotions to get the best of him during the decisive sixth inning and A.J. Pierzynski was ejected while Erick Aybar and manager Brian Snitker argued against an interference call levied against Aybar during Mauricio Cabrera's ugly eighth inning.


7/21/2016 | Coppolella says he won't trade Teheran

Julio Teheran will continue to draw interest from teams looking to add a frontline starting pitcher before the Aug. 1 non-waiver Trade Deadline. But Braves general manager John Coppolella contends he will not be influenced to trade his All-Star pitcher.


7/21/2016 | Youngsters Gray, Teheran ready for rematch

Friday night's second game of the Braves-Rockies four-game set will pit two exciting young pitchers in a rematch. Colorado's Jon Gray, 24, and Atlanta's Julio Teheran, 25, each tossed seven shutout innings in their matchup at Turner Field on July 17. Gray limited the Braves to five hits with eight strikeouts and three walks, while Teheran held the Rockies to three hits with five striekouts and one walk.


7/19/2016 | Jenkins displays maturity in 2nd start for Braves

Although Tyrell Jenkins didn't get the win, he impressed in his second start, pitching six innings and allowing two runs on four hits on a career-high 107 pitches.


7/19/2016 | Simmons to pitch in GCL rehab game

The Braves hope that the setbacks are behind reliever Shae Simmons as he continues to work on his return from Tommy John surgery from more than a year ago.


7/19/2016 | MLBPAA announces team winners of 2016 Heart and Hustle Award

The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) announced the 30 preliminary winners of the 2016 Heart and Hustle Award on Tuesday, honoring one player from each of the 30 Major League teams.


7/19/2016 | Swanson, Newcomb among top prospect performers Monday

The Braves' top two prospects, Dansby Swanson and Sean Newcomb, were among the top prospect performers in the Minors as they helped Double-A Mississippi to a 5-0 win on Monday night.


7/19/2016 | Cabrera uncorks 103.8-mph fastball vs. Reds

Working mop-up duty in the eighth inning of the Braves 8-2 loss to the Reds on Monday, reliever Mauricio Cabrera reached back and threw the hardest pitch of his Major League career.




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