Thank you to Baseball-Reference and NationalPastime.com for helping provide the background information for these articles. This Day in Braves History: September 18 1928 - The Braves and Cubs combine for an NL record eight double plays.
Catcher Javy Lopez hit a career-best 43 home runs and slugged .687 for the Atlanta Braves in 2003. | Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Sporting News via Getty Images via Getty Images 2003 Braves set club record with 907 runs scored The Atlanta Braves led all of baseball in runs this season, having scored 286 times in 50 games, or 5.72 runs per game.
As far as cap sheets go in a vacuum, Atlanta has one of the best combinations of superstar talent and money to spend. I say in a vacuum because the team is amid a 60-game season with no money from ticket revenue. However, Ozzie Albies and Ronald Acuña Jr.
Mary Holt-USA TODAY Sports Hopefully there will be no adventures in the outfield tonight. Tonight’s lineups are out, so let’s take a look at them — starting with the Braves: Keegan Akin is a left-hander, which means that Nick Markakis won’t be in the lineup.
There have been many quirky aspects to this 2020 season, and one of the more unfortunate ones is there is no All-Star game — therefore, no All-Stars. That’s a bummer for several players, but especially the guys amid career-years that might never have another opportunity to receive an All-Star nomination.
Photo by Mark Cunningham/MLB Photos via Getty Images Here is to hoping that the 2021 spring schedule returns to normal. Major League Baseball released the Spring Training Schedule for 2021 with Grapefruit League and Cactus League play set to begin February 27.
The Braves knew getting Ozzie Albies back in this potent lineup would be very beneficial, but there had to be a little concern regarding his lingering wrist issue that cost him over a month of the season.
Photo by Mark Cunningham/MLB Photos via Getty Images Jasseel De La Cruz is an interesting arm the Braves recently promoted, with a power fastball/slider combo that could play very well in a late inning role.