Mike Soroka was his usual dominant self, but the offense struggled to back him against Jake Odorizzi. The Braves left runners on base all night, and the Twins made them pay. After stranding Ronald Acuña, Jr. at second base in the top of the ninth with the game tied at three, the Braves allowed a monstrous two-run walk-off homer to Miguel Sano.
The Braves are finished with the Kevin Gausman experiment. The right-hander appeared hellbent on throwing just two pitches, and will now take that limited arsenal to Cincinnati, where the Reds will look to fix the issues that have plagued Gausman this season.
With Gausman headed to Cincinnati, the Braves recalled Mike Foltynewicz from Triple-A Gwinnett and will slot him in to start on Tuesday in Minnesota. The right-hander struggled from the outset this season, but the Atlanta front office hopes that Foltynewicz was able to reset during his time with the Stripers.
The Braves made several organizational moves on Monday, most notably promoting four top prospects to Triple-A Gwinnett. Cristian Pache, Drew Waters, Ian Anderson, and Tucker Davidson will each make the move to Georgia, and are now a step closer to joining the major league club.
Great news for Carlos Carrasco, who was diagnosed with Leukemia earlier this season.
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