Sobotka impressing in big league showings

Sobotka has made a good impression. His four-seamer has averaged 96.7 mph, while he has held opponents hitless and scoreless over 3 1/3 innings since being promoted from Triple-A Gwinnett last week.… Read More
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Back in lineup after HBP scare, Acuna singles

Ronald Acuna Jr. singled during his first-inning at-bat against Jon Gray and stole second base before going hitless in his final three at-bats, ending his bid to become the first player in Braves franchise history to homer in six straight games.… Read More
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HBP of MLB’s hottest hitter stirs benches, debate

Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr.'s bid for yet another leadoff homer instantly evaporated as Marlins right-hander Jose Urena hit him with a first-pitch fastball, creating a couple of benches-clearing confrontations during the first inning of Wednesday night's game at SunTrust Park.… Read More
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Swanson homers in Braves’ sweep of Marlins

Dansby Swanson went deep and drove in a game-high three runs as the Braves completed the four-game series sweep. When Marlins starter Jose Urena hit Ronald Acuna Jr. with a first-pitch fastball, the benches cleared twice. Urena and Braves manager Brian Snitker were ejected. Starlin Castro homered off Kevin Gausman, who went six innings.… Read More
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Toussaint, Fried could rejoin 6-man rotation

Touki Toussaint is a little more than a week away from returning to the Majors and Max Fried has recovered sooner than expected, so the Braves will have the option to resume using a six-man rotation next week.… Read More
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Sizzling Acuna makes history in Braves’ victory

Ronald Acuna Jr. hit two of the Braves' four homers to clinch the series against the Marlins. Acuna, who has homered in five straight games to become the youngest player in MLB history to do so, and Charlie Culberson went deep on the first two pitches of the game. Freddie Freeman added a game-tying shot in the sixth. J.T. Realmuto homered and drove in four for the Marlins.… Read More
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Sizzling Acuna makes history in Braves’ victory

Ronald Acuna Jr. hit two of the Braves' four homers to clinch the series against the Marlins. Acuna, who has homered in five straight games to become the youngest player in MLB history to do so, and Charlie Culberson went deep on the first two pitches of the game. Freddie Freeman added a game-tying shot in the sixth. J.T. Realmuto homered and drove in four for the Marlins.… Read More
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Sizzling Acuna makes history in Braves’ victory

Ronald Acuna Jr. hit two of the Braves' four homers to clinch the series against the Marlins. Acuna, who has homered in five straight games to become the youngest player in MLB history to do so, and Charlie Culberson went deep on the first two pitches of the game. Freddie Freeman added a game-tying shot in the sixth. J.T. Realmuto homered and drove in four for the Marlins.… Read More
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