Buster Olney talks to David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution about Ronald Acuna's promotion, what he's bring to the Braves lineup in the coming weeks and more.
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Ronald Acuna Jr., who is ranked No. 1 on ESPN Insider Keith Law's top 100 prospects list, was recalled by the Braves on Wednesday.
Tyler Mahle lost his no-hit bid on Freddie Freeman's homer in the seventh, and the Cincinnati Reds blew a big late lead before Scooter Gennett connected in the 12th inning for a 9-7 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.
Braves manager Brian Snitker confirmed Monday that Jose Bautista will start at third base when he's promoted from the minors, which Snitker expects to be soon.
Jesse Winker's bases-loaded single provided Cincinnati's first lead in six games, and the Reds -- off to the worst start in their history -- rallied for their first victory under interim manager Jim Riggleman on Monday night, 10-4 over the Atlanta...
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It's the moment he has been waiting and working for. But just how quickly Acuna develops into the All-Star he's projected to be remains to be seen.
Major League Baseball had its 26th postponement of the season when the New York Mets and Atlanta Braves were washed out Sunday, the most related to weather through April since the commissioner's officer started keeping records in 1986.
The final game of the four-game series between the Mets and Braves in Atlanta was postponed because of rain on Sunday, setting a record for weather-related postponements through April, according to the AP.
Johan Camargo tripled home the tying run, then scored on Ender Inciarte's bunt single as the Atlanta Braves scored twice in the ninth inning off Mets closer Jeurys Familia to beat New York 4-3 Saturday night.
Yoenis Cespedes, who struck out in his previous four at-bats, hit a tiebreaking single with two outs in the 12th inning to lift the New York Mets to a 5-3 win over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.
Buster recaps Thursday's action, including a Sox sweep, another tough Matt Harvey outing and a weird triple play.
After Arrieta dominated the Pirates and the Braves beat up on the Mets, maybe we're seeing the makings of a four-team dogfight in the East.
Preston Tucker drove in a career-high five runs, Matt Wisler allowed two hits in seven innings after being called up from the minors, and the Atlanta Braves beat Matt Harvey and the New York Mets 12-4 on Thursday night.
Buster and Keith Law discuss the Reds' decision to fire Bryan Price, grade the progress of various rebuilds and more (:16). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (21:37) and some "Inside Heat" on the Cubs from Jesse Rogers (26:53).
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Ryan Flaherty homered and drove in four runs, Brandon McCarthy outpitched Vince Velasquez and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-3 on Wednesday night.
Freddie Freeman, who missed time last season because of a broken left wrist, left Wednesday's game after being hit by a pitch in the same wrist.
Anibal Sanchez, who was the Braves' scheduled starter for Thursday, was placed on the disabled list Wednesday after he strained his right hamstring running in the outfield prior to the team's game against Philadelphia.
Tristan H. Cockcroft ESPN Senior Writer
I don't think this Jose Bautista third base plan is going to amount to a whole lot (if anything at all), but preparing in case it does: I sure don't like it for Johan Camargo (drops to utility role?) and Sean Newcomb (lefty with recent ground ball leaning).
Jose Bautista has joined the Atlanta Braves, who plan to use the veteran slugger at third base.
The Philadelphia Phillies finally came through in the clutch, getting a two-out, two-run double from Rhys Hoskins in the 10th inning and beating the Atlanta Braves 5-1 on Tuesday night.