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Braves postgame quotes following Sunday’s loss to the Phillies | Atlanta Braves
Fredi Gonzalez, on whether it was a statement series: "You want to win every series. This series was important for us because we had a chance to catch the guys that were in front of us in our division. But we have two more series, one here in September and one back at home before this is all said and done. Those might be more important also."
Braves pitching prospect Vizcaino impresses at Futures | ajc.com
Julio Teheran got the start for the World team, but it was fellow Braves pitching prospect Arodys Vizcaino who made the bigger impression, albeit a quick one.
Braves' All-Stars set to depart for festivities | braves.com: News
While it will be McCann's sixth Midsummer Classic, Venters and Jurrjens will experience the festivities for the first time. They were scheduled to take a private jet to Phoenix before Chipper Jones was forced to pull out after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Saturday. "I'm just excited about hanging out in the guys," Venters said. "It's a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity."
McCann proud of home town - The Herald Dispatch
"Looking back, I always enjoyed going to the field and playing with my friends. I never thought about anything other than that," McCann said. "To this day, I get hyper before the games and I'm just so ready to go out. I've been same way my whole life."
Braves' rotation depends on All-Star Game | braves.com: News
Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez will determine the exact order of his rotation after seeing how much Jair Jurrjens pitches during Tuesday night's All-Star Game. But he knows Tim Hudson will definitely get the start when the team returns from this week's break to host the Nationals on Friday.
Braves rookies enjoy sharing home, game | ajc.com
With his roommates in Philadelphia this weekend, Mike Minor had the trio’s Buckhead pad to himself. But he didn’t have much time to sit back and enjoy being home alone. With a busy weekend lined up, Minor spent a majority of his time 35 miles away in Gwinnett for a four-game series against Charlotte. His roommates, Braves’ pitchers Brandon Beachy and Cory Gearrin, weren’t exactly on vacation: They faced division rival Philadelphia over the weekend, with Beachy pitching Friday night, making his 12th start of the season against the NL East-leading Phillies.