Culberson crashes into wall to save two runs

Charlie Culberson might not have a lot of experience as an outfielder. But the Braves utility player still knew that even though he was having trouble breathing, it was important to show he had made what could have been described as both a jaw-dropping and jaw-aching catch.… Read More
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Camargo slam, bottom of order key Braves win

Johan Camargo hit his first career grand slam in a four-hit night as the Braves got 11 hits and nine RBIs from the bottom four hitters in their lineup to take a convincing win on Tuesday night at Rogers Centre. The Blue Jays' bats couldn't keep up with Atlanta's offensive attack as Jaime Garcia struggled again, allowing five earned runs over three-plus innings to take his sixth loss of the season.… Read More
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Acuna closing in on start of rehab assignment

Braves manager Brian Snitker wasn't ready to definitively say when Ronald Acuna Jr. will begin playing in Minor League rehab games. But as Snitker spoke before Tuesday night's game against the Blue Jays, he indicated the young outfielder is almost ready to take another step toward returning to Atlanta's lineup.… Read More
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Teheran throws 6 no-hit innings in win over SD

Julio Teheran delivered six innings of no-hit ball, and Johan Camargo provided a two-run double that proved decisive as the Braves strengthened their status atop the National League East standings with Sunday afternoon's 4-1 win over the Padres at SunTrust Park. Teheran struck out a season-high 11 but showed a slight limp after the sixth. The Padres then got their first hit in the seventh. Matt Strahm started the Padres' planned bullpen day and pitched 2 2/3 scoreless innings.… Read More
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Suzuki avoids serious injury after being hit by bat

Braves catcher Kurt Suzuki felt fortunate to avoid a significant injury when he was struck in the head with Raffy Lopez's backswing during the second inning of Sunday's 4-1 win over the Padres at SunTrust Park. Suzuki exited the game and underwent a series of evaluations, none of which indicated he sustained a concussion. The veteran catcher will be available to play defense or serve as a designated hitter when the Braves open a two-game set in Toronto on Tuesday.… Read More
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Acuna could begin rehab assignment soon

Ronald Acuna Jr. flashed a bright smile as he shook Braves manager Brian Snitker's hand and said, "Ready to go." While Acuna is close to being cleared to start playing Minor League rehab games, he will first spend the next few days working out at the Braves' Spring Training complex in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.… Read More
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Newcomb dominates in Braves’ shutout of Padres

Showing the same resolve that has allowed him to quickly distance himself from a rough start this year, Sean Newcomb remained stoic as he avoided early trouble and constructed his latest impressive start in a 1-0 Braves win over the Padres on Saturday afternoon at SunTrust Park.… Read More
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