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Atlanta Braves News: Team budget, Luiz Gohara and more

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Atlanta Braves News

Acuña, Riley homers not enough as Braves fall to Reds, 5-2

Kevin Gausman struggled again as the Atlanta Braves saw their winning streak come to an end with a 5-2 loss to the Cincinnati Reds.

Terry McGuirk on Braves’ increased spending: ‘We knew this would happen’

Braves chairman Terry McGuirk discussed the team’s deadline moves and salary increases with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Mark Bradley.

Get to know Braves’ reliever Shane Greene

An in-depth look at new Braves closer Shane Greene.

Braves release former top prospect Luiz Gohara

The Braves announced on Friday that they had released former top prospect Luiz Gohara. Gohara hasn’t pitched this season due to a shoulder injury that eventually required surgery. He was designated for assignment by the club on Wednesday.

MLB News

Dodgers Place Hyun-Jin Ryu On 10-Day IL

Dodgers left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu landed on the injured list Friday due to neck soreness. Pitching prospect Dustin May was called up to take Ryu’s spot in the rotation.

Pirates Designate Jung Ho Kang

The Pittsburgh Pirates designated infielder Jung Ho Hang for assignment on Friday. Kang was hitting .169/.222/.395 with 10 home runs in 185 plate appearances.

Angels Designate Jonathan Lucroy

The Los Angeles Angels designated veteran catcher Jonathan Lucroy for assignment on Friday in order to clear a spot for newly acquired catcher Max Stassi. Lucroy had just returned from a concussion and broken nose that he suffered in a collision at the plate with Astros’ outfielder Jake Marisnick.

Cubs’ Zobrist starts monthlong rehab after leave

Ben Zobrist joined the Cubs’ Class A team in South Bend on Friday where he will begin a monthlong rehab stint before rejoining the major league team. Zobrist left the team due to personal reasons in May.