Atlanta Braves

Braves may focus on quality bats in Draft
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As the Braves progress through their rebuilding process, they once again have a chance to further enrich their now-fertile farm system through the MLB Draft, which within the past two years has netted them six of their top 15 prospects, per MLBPipeline.com’s rankings.

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Dickey dominates Phils over 7 innings in win
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R.A. Dickey completed his most best start of the season, leading Atlanta to a 3-1 win Thursday over the Phillies at SunTrust Park.

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Kemp shares baseball tips with Atlanta youth
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Braves outfielder Matt Kemp still remembers his Little League days. Those memories resurfaced on Thursday afternoon, when he visited the Samuel L. Jones Boys & Girls club to meet with metro-Atlanta youth at the Junior Braves RBI clinic.

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Adonis lands on 10-day disabled list
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When the Braves brought Adonis Garcia back from the disabled list last week, they gave him a chance to prove he deserved to stay in their starting lineup. But the third baseman will now miss at least the next 10 days with a different ailment.

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Dickey, Braves set for finale vs. Phillies
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Phillies right-hander Ben Lively hopes his second career start is as successful as his first.

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Foltynewicz delivers gem in rout of Phillies
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Mike Foltynewicz produced another gem and Dansby Swanson made sure this one wouldn’t go to waste. Swanson hit a three-run homer off Jerad Eickhoff that provided the Braves with some breathing room as they ended the Phillies’ four-game winning streak with a 14-1 win Wednesday night at SunTrust Park.

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Lefty Garcia's potential trade value rising
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When the Braves acquired Jaime Garcia from the Cardinals in December, they were intrigued by the success he’s had when healthy and the fact he would have extra motivation in a contract year. If Garcia extends his recent success, he’ll surely draw attractive offers on the free-agent market. But he may first find himself as […]

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Braves lead youth to more active lifestyle
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Early Tuesday morning, Woodstock, GA resident Victor Cannon made the near 20-mile drive down Interstate 75 to SunTrust Park for a unique opportunity.

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Braves prospect Newcomb will debut in DH
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Highly touted Braves prospect Sean Newcomb will make his Major League debut on Saturday, when he will start one of the games of the doubleheader against the Mets at SunTrust Park. A Major League source confirmed Newcomb will be promoted from Triple-A Gwinnett to make his anticipated debut.

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Fresh off best '17 start, Folty faces Phillies
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Phillies right-hander Jerad Eickhoff hopes to get back on track Wednesday night against right-hander Mike Foltynewicz and the Braves at SunTrust Park. While Eickhoff has struggled over his past seven starts, Foltynewicz had his best start of the season Friday, allowing two hits and two walks and striking out 10 in seven scoreless innings in […]

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Bartolo on DL; prospect Newcomb to debut?
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The Atlanta Braves will be without veteran right-hander Bartolo Colon for at least the next week and a half after placing him on the 10-day disabled list with a left oblique strain. Right-handed reliever Jason Hursh was promoted from Double-A Mississippi to temporarily take Colon’s roster spot.

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Garcia keeps Braves in it, but bats quieted
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Howie Kendrick homered and Odubel Herrera added another key extra-base hit as the Phillies manufactured enough damage against a recently stingy Jaime Garcia to claim their fourth straight victory, a 3-1 win over the Braves on Tuesday night at SunTrust Park. The Phils’ Aaron Nola, who surrendered a first-inning run, blanked the Braves over the […]

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