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Dillon Cloud

Braves News: Bullpen rocked by Reds

The Braves were forced to rely heavily on their bullpen Monday against the Reds, and the results were less than stellar.

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Walks Strike Again, Doom Braves to 10-4 loss

The Braves only got 4.2 innings from starter Mike Foltynewicz on Monday, which gave the Atlanta bullpen a lot of ground to cover. Foltynewicz exited having allowed two runs while walking four batters, striking out seven. With the score tied at two, Sam Freeman entered and promptly ended the fifth, but failed to...

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Kris Willis

Video: Nick Markakis homers but bullpen implosion costs Braves

Road trip begins on a sour note.

The Braves’ roadtrip began on a sour note as the bullpen faltered again in a 10-4 loss to the Cincinnati Reds.

"And when I got there, I figured, since I'd gone this far, I might as well turn around, keep right on going." -@LieutenantDans7, probably pic.twitter.com/dZn5mpBPSK

— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) April 23, 2018

Ender Inciarte put Atlanta up early with a bloop single that scored Dansby Swanson thanks to some heads up base running.

Oppo ...

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Kris Willis

April 24: Braves vs Reds

The Atlanta Braves look to bounce back from a disappointing loss on Monday when they continue their series agianst the Reds.

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Braves rookie reliever Jesse Biddle 'snaked' first career win

Braves rookie reliever and former first-round pick Jesse Biddle reflects on his MLB debut.

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Bullpen continues walk-a-thon, Atlanta Braves lose 10-4 to Reds

The Braves took a dozen wins on the road Monday, looking to continue their winning ways against a struggling Reds squad, but the bullpen broke down. The Atlanta Braves (12-9) got off to a good start against the Reds (4-18) Monday night, getting a run each in the third and fourth innings. Mike Foltynewicz looked […] Bullpen continues walk-a-thon, Atlanta Braves lose 10-4 to Reds - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - An Atlanta Braves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Doc Herbert

Walks Strike Again, Doom Braves to 10-4 loss

Bullpen implosion leads to beatdown in Cincinnati

The Atlanta Braves’ bullpen has surrendered two walks since you started reading this sentence.

The Braves fell to the Reds 10-4 on Monday night. The bullpen put its control issues on display, as they gave up five runs in an ugly sixth inning.

It wasn’t just an off night for the bullpen, as starter Mike Foltynewicz struggled in his own right. He consistently went deep in counts, driving his pitch count up early. As has been the theme in...

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Atlanta Braves Minor League Report: Progress?

There’s a lot going on at the minor league level right now:  here’s an update of progress with some interesting prospects on the farm. Despite all of the obvious talent in the minors, most of the full-season affiliates of the Atlanta Braves are having trouble stringing wins together.  Still, many of the top prospects are […] Atlanta Braves Minor League Report: Progress? - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - An Atlanta Braves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Braves expect to use Jose Bautista at third base

Braves skipper Brian Snitker says the organization expects to install veteran Jose Bautista as the regular at third base once he’s brought up to the majors, Gabriel Burns of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. Bautista signed a minors deal recently after sitting out Spring Training, so he’s still getting up to full speed.At the moment, Bautista is playing at Triple-A after logging a few games down at the High-A level. Snitker says that he’s told Bautista is “close,” so it may...

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Doc Herbert

Braves vs. Reds Game Thread, April 23

It’s damp in Cincinnati, but there’s hope they might still get this one in

The 12-8 Braves and 3-18 Reds will keep their fingers crossed that Monday’s weather will allow them to square off in Cincinnati. The forecast isn’t looking too promising, but if this one goes down, it’ll be Mike Foltynewicz against Sal Romano in game one.

This is the first of a four-game tilt. The Braves have won five of their seven series, and tied another. The only series the Reds have taken this year...

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Kris Willis

Jose Bautista will be Braves’ regular third baseman if/when he arrives, per report

Sounds like that once Bautista arrives, he is going to be the team’s primary third baseman.

As expected Jose Bautista was added to Gwinnett’s roster on Monday and will be in the lineup for tonight’s doubleheader. He could be added to Atlanta’s roster during their current 10-game road trip which begins Monday in Cincinnati.

Once Bautista arrives, it looks like he will be given a full opportunity to play at third base. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Gabe Burns reports that he...

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Doc Herbert

Braves vs. Reds - April 23 - Lineups and Pitching Matchups

Snitker plays favorites for Game One against Cincinnati

The Braves will look to pounce on a meager opponent, as they ride into Cincinnati on the heels of another series win. If the rain holds out tonight, they will face off against the 3-18 Reds.

Here’s how Brian Snitker’s crew will line up:

.@Folty25 takes the mound tonight vs. the Reds! #ChopOn

Game Preview: https://t.co/rertZ6fRyF pic.twitter.com/BZY53MSF81

— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) April 23, 2018

Reds hurler Sal Romano will...

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Doc Herbert

Braves head to Cincinnati to kick off road trip

Braves start ten-game road trip with a four-gamer in Cincinnati

The Braves’ 12-8 record is hard-earned, and particularly impressive when you consider the quality of the teams against against which they have attained it. The only team the Braves have played in 2018 which currently has a losing record is the Washington Nationals. Even the most grizzled fans have to be pleased after watching this Braves team successfully navigate their recent gauntlet and getting off to their best start in...

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Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap 4/22: Acuna collects three hits, Gohara excellent in rehab start

Rain postponed two of the games on Sunday, but both of the other games saw the Braves’ affiliates lose in extras Gwinnett Stripers 9, Pawtucket Paw Sox 10 - F/11 Box Score Ronald Acuna Jr., CF: 3-6, run .217/.299/.283 Rio Ruiz, 3B: 3-6, 2 2B, 3 RBI, 3 runs Carlos Franco, 1B: 3-5, 2B, RBI, BB Luiz Gohara, SP: 4 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 4 K The offense came to play for Gwinnett, but the bullpen gave up nine runs including four in the last inning that allowed Pawtucket to comeback and beat...

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Sparhawk

2018 MLB Draft: Nick Madrigal Makes His Return In This Week’s College Draft Prospect Tracker

College baseball has been electric, but that is nothing compared to the 22 no hitters thrown so far this season.

The biggest story is that there have been 22 no-hitters pitched this season so far that includes Casey Mize and John Rooney.

We now have 22 no-hitters in college baseball this season. @Cougbaseball’s Parker McFadden tossed five shutout in a win over #SantaClara, while the bullpen did the rest. The no-hitter frenzy is crazy.

— Kendall Rogers (@KendallRogers) April 23,...

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Kris Willis

April 23: Braves vs Reds

Mike Foltynewiz takes the mound on Monday when the Atlanta Braves open a four-game set against the Cincinnati Reds.

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Atlanta Braves News: Jose Bautista on the way?

Bautista could be close to making his Atlanta debut. Braves News Jose Bautista could join Braves during road trip, per report Jose Bautista is expected to play in Gwinnett’s doubleheader on Monday and then will be reevaluated but could join the Braves during their upcoming road trip. MLB.com’s Mark Bowman reports that all reports surrounding Bautista have been positive. “The reports are really good -- defensively, offensively, how he’s playing the game, the shape he’s in,”...

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Atlanta Braves: can they sustain this? Bullpen edition

While the Red Sox, Mets, Diamondbacks – and even the Phillies – are geting most of the attention, Atlanta is exceeding expectations.  Can their bullpen live up to this kind of standard? At 12-8, the Atlanta Braves are now on pace for a 97 win season.  Let that sink in for a second.  The rear-view […] Atlanta Braves: can they sustain this? Bullpen edition - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - An Atlanta Braves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Atlanta Braves LHP Luiz Gohara progressing at Triple-A Gwinnett, works four innings

Braves LHP  Gohara working his way towards Atlanta’s rotation The Atlanta Braves 21-year-old left-handed pitcher has had a rough past few months.  Luiz Gohara lost his father, in December, in an extremely traumatic way.  His father passed away in his arms on the way to the hospital.  Read Mark Bowman’s post about it here. After […] Atlanta Braves LHP Luiz Gohara progressing at Triple-A Gwinnett, works four innings - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - An Atlanta Braves Fan Site - News,...

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Brad Rowland

TC Podcast Ep. 109: The 20-game mark with Zach Dillard

Happy Sunday, folks.

Good evening! The Atlanta Braves were washed out on Sunday afternoon but, in order to provide your baseball fix, the Talking Chop Podcast returns for Episode 109. Zach Dillard of Fox Sports South joins us to discuss the following topics:

Saturday’s game was a lot of fun and it helped to remove the bitter taste of Friday evening Freddie Freeman’s wrist scare wasn’t any fun but he’s back and we reflect Jose Bautista is now a thing and, according to some chatter on...

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Kris Willis

Braves vs Reds series preview and probable pitchers

Atlanta embarks on a 10-game road trip with the first stop in Cincinnati against the struggling Reds.

Fresh off of a rain out on Sunday, the Atlanta Braves will begin a 10-game road trip in Cincinnati on Monday.

Atlanta is 12-8 on the season and have won two straight series. The Reds are 3-18 and have lost five straight games. That slow start cost Bryan Price his job earlier this week as he became the first manager to be let go this season. He was replaced by Jim Riggleman.

Cincinnati’s...

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