Though the Braves remained quiet through Monday afternoon’s Trade Deadline, they will still have an opportunity to move some of the veterans they have recently shopped and possibly spend some of the money they saved by trading Jaime Garcia last week.
As the hours ticked away before Monday’s non-waiver Trade Deadline, the Philadelphia’s top two young, controllable position players gave the Phillies as good an opportunity as ever to trade them.
The Braves will welcome the red-hot Dodgers to SunTrust Park on Tuesday night, nine days after they settled for a series split in Los Angeles.
Braves No. 7 prospect Ian Anderson has given up one earned run or less in four of his past six starts and takes the mound for Class A Rome tonight.
A pair of long, lanky right-handers take the mound on Monday’s wrap-around series finale between the Phillies and Braves.
John Schuerholz, the longtime baseball executive and general manager who steered the Kansas City Royals to the 1985 World Series title and then oversaw an unmatched run of success at the helm of the Atlanta Braves for 17 years, was officially enshrined at the Hall of Fame on Sunday.
The game started and ended with Freddy Galvis providing impressive plays for the Phillies.
Sunday’s contest between the Braves and Phillies, game three of four in the series, pits two starting pitchers whose velocities reading on the radar gun could not be further apart.
Braves outfielder Matt Kemp is no stranger to hamstring injuries. His latest has him heading to the disabled list.
Saturday revealed just how valuable Odubel Herrera is to the Phillies lineup.
Saturday’s pitching matchup between National League East foes could be one repeated for many years to come. Braves’ 24-year-old prospect Sean Newcomb will face the Phillies for the first time in his career, opposing 27-year-old Jerad Eickhoff.
Braves outfielder Matt Kemp is no stranger to hamstring injuries. On Friday night in Philadelphia, another popped up, this time his right hamstring during the Braves’ 10-3 loss to the Phillies on Friday. He’s listed as day to day.