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The Daily Chop: Loss to Red Sox, Ozuna injury, Mock Draft, and more

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Boston was unkind to the Braves on Wednesday.

Atlanta Braves v Boston Red Sox Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images

Braves News

Braves fall 9-5 in rain-soaked loss to Red Sox

Atlanta was unable to overcome a late meltdown by Drew Smyly, which came just prior to a three-hour rain delay. The Braves hit two homers and the offense looked adept, but seven runs were too many to overcome.

Marcell Ozuna expected to be out 6 weeks

After an ugly scene at Fenway on Tuesday, the Braves announced on Wednesday that their slugging left fielder would likely miss six weeks.

Mock Draft: HS prospects surging up boards

The Braves were mocked a college right-hander who has become a popular choice for Atlanta in mock drafts:

24. Braves: Ryan Cusick, RHP, Wake Forest

Cusick has run his fastball up to 102 mph this spring, but his stock dipped somewhat when he posted a 6.46 ERA in his final four starts. The Braves also like McGreevy and Schwellenbach more than most teams.

MLB News

Mickey Callaway placed on ineligible list

Mickey Callaway is not an individual that will be missed during his absence.

Kluber (shoulder) likely out 2 months

Injuries to prominent names have become all too familiar this season. I just want dominant players to stay on the field and dominate, is that too much to ask?

The hottest rookies of the past two weeks

Which rookies have been most impressive over the past two weeks?