The Braves head to Boston this week with an eye toward reaching the .500 mark along with overtaking the Mets for the top spot in the NL East. The club has found its share of struggles thus far, but somehow enters play on Tuesday just one game out of the division lead. Blows to both the pitching staff and the lineup have hindered Atlanta in 2021, in addition to some underachievement, but with Austin Riley and Dansby Swanson seemingly turning a corner, the outlook is improving daily. More consistency throughout the pitching staff would be beneficial, but the Braves may finally be playing to their talent level.
The Braves third baseman really knows how to put together a hot streak. After showcasing improved plate discipline and contact skill for much of the season, the power was on full display last week. Riley looks more dangerous than ever at the moment.
The BA mock draft has the Braves taking RHP Ryan Cusick with the 24th overall pick.
The Braves are back to full capacity and the fans are taking advantage, showing up in full force over the weekend.
Spencer Strider has been incredible to begin the 2021 season. An interview with the right-hander was just as impressive.
Phil Mickelson is the epitome of a crafty lefty.
The Blue Jays are calling up one of their top prospects.
Braves legend Brandon Phillips is still cool, in case you were wondering. Check out this bat flip.