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Braves News: Atlanta opens Mets series with a win

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The Braves won with a full team effort against the lowly Metropolitans.

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Braves News

Atlanta puts together strong team effort in series opening win

Mike Foltynewicz, Ronald Acuna Jr. and a strong bullpen effort all propelled the Braves to a solid win in the series opening match against the New York Mets. The Mets offense continues to be brutal as well as the pitching of Jason Vargas who couldn’t make it past the fifth inning after allowing all four Braves runs.

Braves activate newest addition Kevin Gausman

The Braves newest addition to the pitching staff is the well-established Kevin Gausman who will pitch for the first time this Saturday. Wes Parsons was optioned back to Gwinnett as the corresponding roster move.

Atlanta’s division odds on the rise with trade deadline moves

The Braves front office didn’t make any super splashy moves at the trade deadline but apparently did enough to get their division odds headed in the right direction. The next two months will be very telling as to how the Braves will deal this offseason.

Ian Anderson dominates in near no-hitter

Top pitching prospect Ian Anderson carried a no hitter into the eighth inning before having to exit due to pitch count. Sadly Florida could not finish off the bid in an extra inning loss. Anderson isn’t the only Braves prospect who showed out recently though as it seems Cristian Pache is on the fast track to Atlanta.

MLB News

Postseason schedules announced

The Wild Card game schedules and division game dates have been announced. Circle these games on your calendar as there is an outside shot that the Braves will be involved somewhere in Postseason play this year.

Rick Ankiel attempting a comeback?

That’s right, the 39-year-old is reportedly on the comeback trail. The guy famous for his two way skills of being able to both pitch and hit is eyeing a comeback as a pitcher only after not having played in the major leagues since 2013.