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Braves News: Sanchez continues to shine

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Sanchez is the biggest surprise of the season for the Atlanta Braves.

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Anibal Sanchez out duels Jacob deGrom in 2-1 Braves win

Johan Camargo homered while Anibal Sanchez turned in another brilliant performance on the mound to the help the Atlanta Braves to a 2-1 win over the New York Mets. The win extended the Braves’ winning streak to five straight games.

What should the Braves do about Dansby Swanson?

Dansby Swanson hasn’t had the offensive season that many were hoping for but he has blossomed into one of the best defensive shortstops in the National League. How should the Braves approach this situation?

Braves have second best minor league system per MLB Pipeline

Despite the graduations of several high profile prospects, the Atlanta Braves still have the second best farm system in baseball according to MLB Pipeline’s mid-season update. The Padres have the top spot while the White Sox check in at No. 3.

Ender Inciarte ready to prove he’s same player he’s always been

With the acquisition of Adam Duvall, Ender Inciarte has been reduced to a platoon role where he will sit against left handed pitchers. By all accounts Inciarte accepted the situation with a team-first attitude but he tells the AJC’s Gabriel Burns that given the opportunity, he wants to prove to everyone that he is the same player he has always been.

“I’m not going to lie, I’ve always done well against lefties and righties, but that’s not a decision I can control,” Inciarte said. “So I’m just going to do my best to help this team win, control what I can control, and if I get those opportunities, then I’ll try to prove I can be the player that I’ve been in the past.”

MLB News

Pham on DL, out 2-4 weeks with fractured foot

Newly acquired outfielder Tommy Pham will be out of the Rays’ lineup for 2-4 weeks after an MRI exam revealed a hairline fracture in his right foot. Pham suffered the injury after he was hit by a pitch in Thursday’s game against the Angels.

Jung Ho Kang Undergoes Wrist Surgery

Jung Ho Kang’s comeback has been put on hold after he underwent surgery on his left wrist Friday. He has been sidelined with the injury since late June.

Hunter Greene Diagnosed With Sprained UCL

Reds prospect Hunter Greene has been diagnosed with a sprained UCL in his elbow and has been shut down for the remainder of the season.

Yankees To Promote Chance Adams

The Yankees will promote pitching prospect Chance Adams to make his major league debut on Saturday against the Red Sox in Boston.