Anibal Sanchez was rolling until the third inning when he was forced out of the game due to precautionary measures after being struck with a comebacker in the calf. The Braves went on to lose and split the series with the Nats.
The Braves return to home sweet home just in time to face the Brewers who had an ugly game yesterday by allowing the Padres to come all the way back in the final inning to win. Newest Brave Kevin Gausman will get the first look at the Brew Crew.
Highly touted draft picks Tristan Beck and Victor Vodnik made their MiLB debuts on Wednesday. Each man went a strong inning while striking out two batters each as they join an already strong Atlanta farm system.
‘Game Ender’, ‘Pico de Gallo’, ‘Sabanero Soy’. Which nickname is your favorite? These are just a few of the punny and hilarious names that players will be allowed to wear on their jerseys in this always delightful Players Weekend.
The last man to reach the 3000 hit plateau was Adrian Beltre, so who’s next? The players with the highest chance look like Miguel Cabrera, Robinson Cano and the Braves very own Nick Markakis.
The Braves place two players on this list in Charlie Culberson and Mike Foltynewicz who are both having unbelievable seasons. These two players have been pivotal in the Braves success this season and hopefully will be huge pieces moving forward.