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Quick Series Preview- Phils & Braves

Philadelphia Phillies (9-17) @ Atlanta Braves (12-13) Pitching Matchups:Monday - Aaron Harang vs. Alex WoodTuesday - Chad Billingsley vs. Shelby MillerWednesday - Jerome Williams vs. Mike Foltynewicz*All Games at 7:10Offense Outlook:R - Phillies 72 (29th) vs. Braves 107 (12th)AVG - Phillies .221 (29th) vs. Braves .249 (15th)OPS - Phillies .600 (30th) vs. Braves .705 (15th)HR...
Via We Should Be GM's
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Peraza’s Four-Hit Day Leads Gwinnett Braves Past Toledo

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA – Atlanta Braves’ No. 1 prospect Jose Peraza used many of the tools in his arsenal to help the Gwinnett Braves (11-13) cap their homestand with an 8-1 win Sunday over the Toledo Mud Hens (10-13). A Coolray Field crowd of 5,972 fans saw the G-Braves take their third game of the series. Peraza had his fifth-career four-hit game, notching four singles, a walk...
Via i70baseball
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phillies-Braves Preview

The one season Aaron Harang spent with the Atlanta Braves began in incredible fashion, and his first start against his old club 10 days ago was every bit as strong. The veteran returns Monday night for his first outing in Atlanta since joining the Philadelphia Phillies, and Turner Field could provide a comfortable environment as he attempts to bounce back from his worst start of...
Via AP on Fox
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Braves beat Cueto, Reds 5-0

ATLANTA (AP) -- Julio Teheran gave up just three singles in six sharp innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-0 Sunday for a split of the four-game series. Kelly Johnson and Jonny Gomes each homered for the Braves off Johnny Cueto (2-3). Teheran (3-1), an NL All-Star last year, came into the game with a winning record despite three straight sub-par starts. He struck...
Via AP on Fox
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Teheran sharp for 6 innings, Braves beat Cueto, Reds

ATLANTA (AP) Julio Teheran gave up just three singles in six sharp innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-0 Sunday for a split of the four-game series. Kelly Johnson and Jonny Gomes each homered for the Braves off Johnny Cueto (2-3). Teheran (3-1), an NL All-Star last year, came into the game with a winning record despite three straight sub-par starts. He struck...
Via AP on Fox
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Banuelos Stellar in Gwinnett Braves’ Shutout Win

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA – Manny Banuelos delivered his finest outing since his return from 2012 “Tommy John” surgery, leading the Gwinnett Braves (10-13) to a 5-0 win over the Toledo Mud Hens (10-12) Saturday night. Banuelos and three relievers combined on a three-hit shutout in front of a season-high 8,415 fans at Coolray Field. Banuelos (W, 2-0) tied his longest outing post-surgery...
Via i70baseball
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bruce collects 2 triples to help Reds beat Braves 8-4

ATLANTA (AP) Jay Bruce powered two long triples, Marlon Byrd broke out of his slump and Zack Cozart had three hits to lead the Reds to an 8-4 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night. Jason Marquis (3-1) pitched effectively against the team that drafted him in 1996, going 6 1-3 innings, giving up three runs and striking out four. Eric Stultz (1-2) tookd the loss, giving...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Reds look to bounce back against Braves

The Atlanta Braves may be in bit of an offensive rut, but they'll likely come out swinging with a matchup against Cincinnati Reds veteran Jason Marquis. The Braves look to take advantage of Marquis' early-inning struggles Saturday night to win back-to-back games for the first time since the season's first week. Atlanta (11-12) has plated nine runs while batting .193 in its last three...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gwinnett Braves Blast Mud Hens 15-1

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA – The Gwinnett Braves’ (9-13) offense exploded for its most prolific performance of the season by far in a 15-1 drubbing of the Toledo Mud Hens (10-11) Friday at Coolray Field. The G-Braves took game two of the four-game series against the Mud Hens thanks to 19 hits, their most in a single game since also pounding out 19 on July 20, 2014 in an 11-3 victory...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Foltynewicz wins 1st career start as Braves beat Reds 4-3

ATLANTA (AP) Mike Foltynewicz won his first career start and drove in two runs with his first career hit to help the Atlanta Braves beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 on Friday night. Kelly Johnson hit a two-run homer in the fifth inning for a 4-3 lead, Atlanta's first of the game, and the Braves snapped a three-game losing streak. Atlanta also won for the third time in 11 games. Foltynewicz...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

3 Buy/Sell Candidates, Week 4

Almost one month into the season, now is the time where fantasy owners can start to spot trends, both expected and unexpected. Although it’s too early to draw conclusive opinions about players, here are three players that have stood out to me. Buy: Shelby Miller Shelby Miller has made drastic changes to his pitch repertoire so far in 2015, and overall they have brought positive...
Via Baseball Professor
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gwinnett Braves Shut Down by Mud Hens, 7-1

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA – Gwinnett Braves’ right-handed starter Chien-Ming Wang produced his first quality start of the season Thursday, but Toledo pitching stymied his teammates as the Mud Hens (10-10) sent the G-Braves (8-13) to a 7-1 loss at Coolray Field. Gwinnett managed six hits in 7.0 innings against Mud Hens’ left-handed starter Mike Belfiore (W, 1-3), but only three baserunners...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Foltynewicz getting called up, Johnson on DL for Braves

ATLANTA (AP) Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez says right-hander Mike Foltynewicz will be called up from the minors to make his first career start on Friday. To make room for Foltynewicz on the roster, third baseman Chris Johnson will be placed on the 15-day disabled list with a broken left hand. Foltynewicz, a top prospect acquired in the January trade that sent slugger Evan Gattis...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Foltynewicz Likely to Debut Friday, Here is What to Expect

View image | gettyimages.com With Trevor Cahill failing to impress in the Atlanta rotation, Fredi Gonzalez opted to utilize him as a long reliever yesterday which will make him unavailable for Friday’s contest against the Reds. As of now, no announcement has been made about who will be the starting pitcher Friday, but the best guess is that it will be Mike Foltynewicz as he...
Via The Fantasy Fix
4 days ago  |  Discuss

What the hell happened to the Braves rotation?

The Atlanta Braves have a well-earned reputation of an organization that consistently churns out solid starting rotations. The names Maddux, Glavine, and Smoltz all immediately come to mind, but while those were the biggest names on those dominant 1990s staffs, don’t forget about guys like Steve Avery, Denny Neagle, and Kevin Millwood. The reputation is still strong to this day...
Via Bloguin Best
4 days ago  |  Discuss

What the hell happened to the Braves rotation?

The Atlanta Braves have a well-earned reputation of an organization that consistently churns out solid starting rotations. The names Maddux, Glavine, and Smoltz all immediately come to mind, but while those were the biggest names on those dominant 1990s staffs, don’t forget about guys like Steve Avery, Denny Neagle, and Kevin Millwood. The reputation is still strong to this day...
Via The Outside Corner
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Gwinnett Braves Suffer 8-5 Loss in Series Finale

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA – Gwinnett Braves’ (8-12) right-handed starter Matt Wisler gave up nine hits Wednesday, including seven for extra bases in an 8-5 loss to the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (10-11) at Coolray Field. Despite the loss, the G-Braves won two of three games in the series. The RailRiders drilled six doubles and a triple, plating seven runs off of Wisler (L, 0-3...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds-Braves Preview

Despite not going deep into games, Shelby Miller has been effective enough to remain undefeated. The right-hander looks to win his fourth straight start while trying to help the Atlanta Braves get back on track Thursday night against the visiting Cincinnati Reds. Miller (3-0, 2.05 ERA) hasn't lasted past the sixth inning in any of his four starts but also has not yielded more than...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pierzynski’s hot start leaves Bethancourt looking for playing time

Atlanta Braves’ A.J. Pierzynski (15) is forced out at second base by Washington Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond (20) on an Alberto Callaspo ground ball in the seventh inning of a baseball game Tuesday, April 28, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) The Braves are in need of offense. After the offseason roster overhaul, Atlanta wasn’t expected to be a contender in the National...
Via The Sports Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Williams Perez, Eury Perez Lead Gwinnett Braves to Victory

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA – Gwinnett right-hander Williams Perez shut down the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders’ (9-11) offense, and center fielder Eury Perez drove in a pair of runs to lead the G-Braves (8-11) to a 3-2 win Tuesday at Coolray Field. The pitching Perez gave up one run over 7.0 innings, and the hitting Perez drove in two runs in the fifth inning with his second hit of...
Via i70baseball
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Stults Solid in Atlanta Braves Win Over Washington Nationals

Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Eric Stults throws in the first inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Monday, April 27, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) With two outs in the bottom of the sixth, Braves starting pitcher Eric Stults had the chance to deliver the final dagger to his Nationals counterpart, Doug Fister. Fister had labored his way into...
Via The Sports Journal
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hunter’s Walk-Off Home Run Gives Gwinnett Braves 6-5 Win

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA – Gwinnett’s first home run of the season at Coolray Field came at the perfect time, as Cedric Hunter’s two-run blast with two outs in the ninth inning gave the G-Braves (7-11) a 6-5 win over the Scranton Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (9-10) on Monday. With Jose Peraza on third base after drawing a leadoff walk, Hunter drilled a 2-1 pitch from right-handed reliever...
Via i70baseball
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnson's HR helps Braves beat reeling Nationals, 8-4

ATLANTA (AP) Kelly Johnson homered and drove in three runs, Eric Stults pitched 6 1-3 strong innings and the Atlanta Braves beat Washington 8-4 on Monday night to give the Nationals their sixth straight loss. Johnson's two-run homer into the right-field seats came in Atlanta's three-run sixth inning off Doug Fister (1-1). Fister gave up 10 hits and five runs, four earned, in 5 2...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Reevaluating The Shelby Miller For Jason Heyward Trade

One of the first big trades of this past winter was between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Atlanta Braves. It was a surprising swap of Jason Heyward and Jordan Walden leaving Atlanta in return for Shelby Miller and Tyrell Jenkins. With Cardinals’ ace Adam Wainwright lost for the year, that trade way back in November becomes significantly more meaningful this season. For the...
Via Baseball Essential
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Gwinnett Braves Split Doubleheader with Durham

DURHAM, NC – The Gwinnett Braves (6-11) and Durham Bulls (9-9) split a doubleheader Sunday afternoon at Durham Bulls Athletic Park. The Bulls won the opener 4-2, but the G-Braves responded with a 3-1 victory in game two. In the first game, Gwinnett took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning. Todd Cunningham led off the game with a single to center off Durham starter Alex Colome...
Via i70baseball
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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