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  • Albies homers off Thor, but Braves lose in 12
    Sean Newcomb matched Noah Syndergaard, despite not having his best stuff. Ozzie Albies added to his early surge in thunderous fashion. But the positive developments didn't necessarily negate the sting that was felt when the Braves dropped a 5-3, 12-inning loss to the Mets shortly after Josh Ravin grazed fellow reliever Robert Gsellman with a pitch on Friday night at SunTrust Park.
  • Athletic Suzuki makes diving tag at home
    Braves catcher Kurt Suzuki displayed his athleticism as he made a run-saving, diving tag during the sixth inning of Friday night's 5-3 loss to the Mets in 12 innings at SunTrust Park.
  • Aggressive Wisler earns another start
    Matt Wisler has earned the chance to make at least one more start. How he fits within the Braves' future plans will depend on whether he can prove the gem he produced against the Mets on Thursday night was not a fluke.
  • Teheran hopes to pile up K's vs. Mets
    Julio Teheran bids for a second straight strong start when he opposes Jacob deGrom and the Mets tonight at 7:10 ET. Teheran recorded nine strikeouts -- his highest total since 2016 -- and limited the Phillies to one run over six innings on Monday.
  • Wisler stifles Mets as Braves hammer Harvey
    Freshly called up from Triple-A, Matt Wisler led the Braves to a 12-4 victory with seven sharp innings, holding the Mets to one run and two hits with eight strikeouts. Atlanta's offense pounced on Matt Harvey for six runs in the series opener, with Kurt Suzuki homering the first inning and Preston Tucker racking up a career-high five RBIs on two doubles. One night after a scary hit-by-pitch on his left wrist, Freddie Freeman had two hits and an RBI to ease any concerns for the Braves.
  • Freeman in fine form night after HBP scare
    After an MRI on his left wrist came back clean, Freddie Freeman successfully lobbied to be in Atlanta's lineup Thursday night against the Mets at SunTrust Park. He did not disappoint the Braves.
  • NL East: Checking in on the new guys
    There are plenty of new faces in the National League East. Some of them have had a major impact on their team's success the first three weeks of the season. Others have not. Here is a look at some of the most notable newcomers in the NL East entering Thursday.
  • Braves' Top 30 prospects list
    Who do the Braves have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Atlanta's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
  • Riley, Wentz among prospect performers
    Braves prospects Austin Riley and Joey Wentz were among top performers on Thursday.
  • Flaherty states case with 3-run swat in win
    Adding to the splendor of his sizzling and surprising start, Ryan Flaherty showed there's some thunder in his bat when he drilled a three-run homer that proved decisive in the Braves' 7-3 win over the Phillies on Wednesday night at SunTrust Park.
  • A look back at Bautista's third-base highlights
    A look back at Bautista's third-base highlights
  • Ender goes over the wall, makes snowcone grab
    Braves center fielder Ender Inciarte displayed both his range and athleticism when he robbed Phillies left fielder Scott Kingery of a home run during the first inning of Wednesday night's game at SunTrust Park.
  • Braves ballboy spears another foul
    Braves ballboy spears another foul
  • Riley among top prospect performers
    Braves third baseman Austin Riley was among top prospect performers on Wednesday.
  • Braves ink Joey Bats to be 3B on Minors deal
    The Atlanta Braves agreed to terms with free-agent José Bautista on a one-year minor-league contract for the 2018 season, and he has reported to Atlanta's extended spring training complex in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. He will play third base.
  • Biddle called up by Braves; Ramirez hits DL
    The Braves promoted Jesse Biddle from Triple-A Gwinnett on Wednesday and placed right-handed reliever Jose Ramirez on the 10-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation.
  • Braves taking time with Acuna's path to bigs
    Braves general manager Alex Anthopoulos has closely monitored Ronald Acuna's results and the reports he gets from staff members on a daily basis. Thus far, he has not seen enough to get the sense the highly touted prospect is ready to make the jump to the Major League level.
  • Walks hurt Braves, Folty in 10-inning loss
    Because of the wet and frigid conditions that were present, Braves manager Brian Snitker has continued to say he is not concerned about the control issues his relievers experienced when the Cubs tallied a nine-run eighth inning with just three hits on Saturday.
  • Embrace of analytics paying dividends in OF
    As the first few weeks of this season have elapsed, Braves manager Brian Snitker has become even more appreciative of how the adoption of a much heavier analytical approach has aided his team's defense, primarily in the outfield.
  • Acuna among top prospect performers
    Here's MLB Pipeline's roundup of the top prospect performances in the Minor Leagues on Tuesday.
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