Atlanta Braves News
Dansby Swanson and Ozzie Albies homered late to help the Atlanta Braves to an 8-7 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday. The victory gave the Braves a series win and put them back in first place in the NL East standings.
Brad is joined by TC’s Gaurav Vedak to discuss Touki Toussaint’s upcoming debut, Dansby Swanson, the catching tandem, intriguing prospects, Ryan Flaherty and more.
Fox Sports’ Zach Dillard writes that the Braves are using an all-hands-on-deck strategy with the team’s stockpile of pitching prospects.
When standout pitching prospect Touki Toussaint makes his major-league debut this week, he will become the 12th pitcher to start a game for the Atlanta Braves in 2018. Of the 15 teams within shouting distance of playoff contention, only the Oakland A’s have used more starting pitchers (13) this season.
With Kenley Jansen sidelined due to an irregular heartbeat, the Los Angeles Dodgers are shifting a couple of starters to a bullpen role.
The Miami Marlins are expected to explore a longterm deal with catcher J.T. Realmuto this offseason. If they can’t agree to terms then it is increasingly likely that the team will deal him before next season.