On Wednesday, Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna and second baseman Ozzie Albies are the first teammates in baseball history to hit 20+ home runs in the same season before either player turned 22 years old.
Bryse Wilson got an unexpected call up to the majors Monday and did not disappoint. Wilson pitched 5 scoreless innings with three hits allowed, three walks and five strikeouts in a 1-0 victory for the Braves.
The Atlanta Braves were part of the biggest story in baseball when Ronald Acuña was hit by Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Ureña. Once the game ended, Braves players and manager Brian Snitker shared their reactions.
Former baseball player Keith Hernandez, who was providing commentary for the Mets’ game against the Orioles, implied hitting Braves outfielder Ronald Acuña was a no-brainer for Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Ureña.
Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna, who was hit in the left elbow, had a CT scan Wednesday that was normal shortly after having X-rays done that were negative. Per the Braves, Acuna is day-to-day going forward.
Atlanta Braves center fielder Ender Inciarte shared the highest of praises for rookie Ronald Acuna Jr., who again hit a lead-off home run for the Braves in the team’s victory over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday.
Atlanta Braves pitcher Brandon McCarthy announced he plans to retire after the 2018 season. The 35-year-old right-hander has a 6-3 record with a 4.92 ERA with the Braves but has not pitched since June 24.
Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. continued his recent hot streak in the Braves’ doubleheader against the Miami Marlins, getting five hits in the two games. Acuna hit lead-off home runs in each game.
Yahoo’s Jeff Passan’s tore into Braves announcer Joe Simpson, who questioned whether Juan Soto is 19 years old. The column is, “How the latest in bigotry reminds us that baseball is indeed a white man’s game.”
Atlanta Braves right-handed pitcher Touki Toussaint will be called up by the Braves on Monday and make his MLB debut as the starting pitcher in the team’s first game of a doubleheader against the Miami Marlins.
The Atlanta Braves acquired Cincinnati Reds left fielder/first baseman Adam Duvall. As part of the deal, the Braves sent pitchers Matt Wisler and Lucas Sims as well as outfielder Preston Tucker to Cincinnati.
Atlanta Braves announcer Joe Simpson called out the Los Angeles Dodgers for their batting practice outfits Saturday. Simpson took issue with the perceived lack of professionalism shown by the Dodgers’ attire.
The Atlanta Braves added to their bullpen by acquiring Baltimore Orioles reliever Brad Brach in exchange for $250,000 in international bonus slot money. Brach spent four-and-a-half seasons with the Orioles.
Atlanta Braves pitcher Sean Newcomb apologized for insensitive tweets he made in 2011 and 2012 during his senior year at Middleborough High School. Newcomb came within one out of a no-hitter earlier on Sunday.
The Tampa Bay Rays traded Jonny Venters to the Braves for international slot money. The move gives Atlanta help in what has been a shaky bullpen and brings Venters back to Atlanta, where he began his career.