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The Atlanta Braves Find Themselves In First Place In The NL East

It may be early in the MLB season, but the Atlanta Braves are staking their claim as a team to watch this year. Following an eight strikeout performance by Sean Newcomb and a 7-0 victory over the New York Mets at Citi Field, Atlanta is in unfamiliar territory – in first place of the National League East division. Newcomb, one of the young lions the Braves have on their pitching
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Atlanta Braves Call Up Mike Soroka To Start Against New York Mets

Ronald Acuna isn’t the only Atlanta Braves rookie who make his MLB debut this season. Per MLB.com’s Mark Bowman, pitcher Mike Soroka will make his debut against the Mets at Citi Field. “MLB Pipeline ranks Soroka as baseball's 30th-best prospect and the third-best prospect in the Braves' system, sitting behind outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. and right-handed pitcher Kyle Wright,” Bowman wrote. “The 20-year-old Canadian hurler posted a 1.99 ERA as
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Braves Set To Promote Ronald Acuna To Major Leagues

Ronald Acuna does have to wait to play in the Major Leagues anymore. The Atlanta Braves are set to move the top prospect in Minor League Baseball to the 25-man roster, per reports on ESPN.com. The Braves planned to promote the 20-year-old from Triple-A Gwinnett on Wednesday to join them in Cincinnati. Acuna is ranked No. 1 on ESPN Insider Keith Law's top 100 prospects list. He also began this
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Jose Bautista Nears Return To Major Leagues

It looks as though Jose BaUtista is ready for the big leagues once more. According to MLB.com, the Atlanta Braves third baseman has made enough progress in an extended spring training assignment that the veteran slugger could move to Triple-A Gwinnett next week and hopefully join the surprising Braves in the near future. Jose Bautista signed with the Atlanta Braves last week for $1 million where was assigned to the
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Atlanta Braves First Baseman Freddie Freeman Doesn’t Have Structural Damage In Wrist

The Atlanta Braves franchise and its fans can breathe a sigh of relief now that it has been announced Freddie Freeman did not suffer another broken left wrist after being hit by a pitch on Wednesday night. Per Mark Bowman of MLB.com, A MRI exam performed on Thursday revealed Freddie Freeman did not incur any structural damage when his left wrist was hit by a Hoby Milner pitch during the
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Jose Bautista Signs Minor League Deal With The Atlanta Braves

Per ESPN.com and other news sources, former Toronto Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista is bringing his bat back to the United States. The power hitting Bautista has signed a minor-league deal with the Atlanta Braves, where he will play third base for the National League East team. According to ESPN.com, under the minor-league deal announced Wednesday, Jose Bautista would receive a $1 million, one-year contract if he is added to
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Atlanta Braves Top Prospect Ronnie Acuna Sent To Minors

Despite having a solid spring and showing signs of being one of the up and coming stars in Major League Baseball, the Atlanta Braves have announced Ronnie Acuna has been sent down to the minors. Per Daniel Kramer of MLB.com, the team reassigned the phenom, MLB Pipeline's No. 2 overall prospect, to Minor League camp after Monday's 6-0 win over the Blue Jays, though Acuna did not play in the
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Ryan Howard could help the rebuilding Atlanta Braves

Former National League MVP, Ryan Howard has finally found a home. The veteran slugger signed a minor league deal with the Braves and will most likely come off the bench as a pinch hitter if given an opportunity to participate in the big leagues. I like this move for several reasons. The Braves are in a low-risk high reward scenario. Howard smacked 25 homers in 2016 and 13 of those
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Atlanta Braves: 2017 Projected Rotation

As the Atlanta Braves move into SunTrust Park in 2017, the front office has made a number of changes to try and improve their recent struggles. Many of those changes can be seen in the projected rotation, where the Braves will return just one of their four opening day starters of a year ago. Their rotation looks pretty well set heading into spring training thanks to their new additions, though