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Raise your hand if you missed this guy... Stephen Dunn/Getty Images North America Christian Petersen/Getty Images North America Norm Hall/Getty Images North America Doug Pensinger/Getty Images North America Dustin Bradford/Getty Images North America Elsa/Getty Images North America Christian Petersen/Getty Images North America We miss you too, Marteen. Just sneak onto the Braves team charter on Wednesday. I won't tell anyone. ❤ NBCsports.com: Martin Prado makes up for lack of offense with bro hugs Dbacks.com: Prado excited to face former Braves teammates Prado has remained in touch with a number of the Braves players. "I've been talking to Eric O'Flaherty and Craig Kimbrel and they said, 'We're going to throw you fastballs right down the middle' and I said, 'Yeah right, I believe that,'" Prado said with a laugh. Prado's close friend, Atlanta catcher Brian McCann, is back on the field after missing the first month of the season with an inj...
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