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Prospect Primer: Weekly look at Braves’ top minor-leaguers
Braves pitcher Mike Foltynewicz throws during spring training on Monday, March 2, 2015, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com)

3:14 p.m. Monday, April 20, 2015

Matt Wisler, RHP, Triple-A Gwinnett Ranking: Braves’ No. 1 prospect by Baseball America Wisler got a little fastball-happy in his second start for Gwinnett, allowing three runs in a 30-pitch second inning against the Charlotte Knights. He got more comfortable with his off-speed pitches as the game went on and ...
Series preview: Braves at Mets
Trevor Cahill reacts in the dugout after being pulled in the third inning against the Marlins during his Braves debut at Turner Field on April 14, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

2:40 p.m. Monday, April 20, 2015

The pitching matchups for the Braves’ series at the New York Mets: Tuesday Time: 7:10 p.m. TV: SPSO Probable starting pitchers: Braves RH Trevor Cahill (0-1, 15.43) vs. LH Jonathan Niese (1-0, 1.59) Comment: Cahill comes in looking for redemption for his first start with the Braves, when he gave ...
Next for Braves: New York Mets
PHOENIX, AZ - AUGUST 10: Michael Cuddyer #3 of the Colorado Rockies in the dugout during the MLB game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on August 10, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

1:59 p.m. Monday, April 20, 2015

A quick look at the New York Mets, the next Braves’ opponent beginning Tuesday night in a three-game series at Citi Field in New York: Keep an eye on: The standings. The Mets enter the series 10-3 and atop the NL East, matching their best record through 13 games in ...
Veteran Gomes impacting Braves on and off field
Braves left fielder Jonny Gomes crashed into the wall chasing this foul ball Friday at Toronto. He pursued it like he does just about everything else, with intensity. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

12:17 p.m. Monday, April 20, 2015

Jonny Gomes was in the visitor’s clubhouse early Saturday morning, in his Braves uniform pants and a gray T-shirt with ‘MERICA across the chest in red, white and blue. He prepared his bats, making sure the tape on the handles was just right. Prepared his chewing tobacco, making sure the ...
Another Braves reliever slapped with 80-game PED suspension
Braves claimed pitcher Andrew McKirahan, 25, on waivers from the Miami Marlins in the last week of spring training.

9:34 a.m. Monday, April 20, 2015

TORONTO – Braves left-hander Andrew McKirahan has been suspended 80 games without pay for using a performance-enhancing substance, the second such suspension for an Atlanta rookie relief pitcher in less than three weeks.McKirahan tested positive for Ipamorelin, the commissioner’s office said in announcing the suspension.Reliever Arodys Vizcaino was suspended 80 ...
Gomes drives in four, Braves clinch series at Toronto

7:16 p.m. Sunday, April 19, 2015

Moments after Jonny Gomes scorched a bases-loaded line drive in the first inning Sunday, Blue Jays center fielder Dalton Pompey knew he was in trouble. And the Braves were off to the races. Gomes’ hit sailed over Pompey for a double that left the center fielder flailing, doing a reverse ...
Braves quotes after Sunday’s 5-2 win at Toronto

5:48 p.m. Sunday, April 19, 2015

TORONTO — Braves quotes from Jonny Gomes, Shelby Miller, Freddie Freeman, Chris Johnson, Jason Grilli and Fredi Gonzlaez after Sunday’s series-clinching 5-2 win against the Blue Jays. **JONNY GOMES On Markakis and Freeman being on base so often in series “That was pretty impressive. Both of them. I don’t think ...
Unlike 2014, Braves DHs were strength this series
Freddie Freeman (left) is shown talking with hitting coach Kevin Seitzer (center) and Jonny Gomes during spring training. Freeman said a tip from Gomes before Sunday’s game helped Freeman get a couple of hits in his first-ever start as a designated hitter. (Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com)

4:46 p.m. Sunday, April 19, 2015

Freddie Freeman went 2-for-3 with a double and a walk in his first-ever start as the Braves’ designated hitter Sunday, capping a productive showing for the team’s DHs in a 2-1 interleague series win against the Blue Jays. Braves designated hitters were 4-for-8 with five walks in the series, matching ...
Braves 5, Blue Jays 2
TORONTO, CANADA - APRIL 19: Chris Johnson #23 of the Atlanta Braves slides across home plate safely to score a run on a sacrifice fly in the third inning during MLB game action as Russell Martin #55 of the Toronto Blue Jays attempts to make the tag on April 19, 2015 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

3:50 p.m. Sunday, April 19, 2015

A brief recap of the Braves’ 5-2 win against the Blue Jays on Sunday at Rogers Centre. How the game was won: Jonny Gomes drove in three runs with a two-out double in the first inning, and the Braves got six strong innings from starter Shelby Miller (five hits, two ...
Given Braves’ youth, manager rethinking bullpen strategy
Braves reliever Sugar Ray Marimon, shown during spring training, was thrust into a high-pressure situation Saturday and gave up a game-ending home run to the first batter he faced. (Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com)

3:03 p.m. Sunday, April 19, 2015

TORONTO – If he had it to do over again, Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez might not have brought in rookie reliever Sugar Ray Marimon to start the 10th inning Saturday, with the score tied and Toronto sluggers Josh Donaldson and Jose Bautista due up. Marimon didn’t have to face Bautista, ...
Braves reliever Johnson rocked in consecutive games
Jim Johnson was dominant through five outings, then got beat up a bit in consecutive games against the Blue Jays. (Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com)

1:56 p.m. Sunday, April 19, 2015

TORONTO – For most of spring training and his first handful of regular-season appearances, it looked like veteran reliever Jim Johnson had shed whatever contributed to a career-worst 2014 season and returned to dominant form.Then the Braves came to Toronto.After allowing just three hits and one walk with eight strikeouts ...
Braves blow 4-0 lead, lose on homer in 10th
Andrelton Simmons of the Braves turns a double play as Steve Tolleson of the Blue Jays slides into second base Saturday. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

7:09 p.m. Saturday, April 18, 2015

The Braves gave up five home runs and won Friday and turned five double plays and lost Saturday. Or, the Braves hit the canvas Saturday as soon as Sugar Ray missed with his second punch, er, pitch. One could’ve been cute or flippant in chronicling Saturday’s game against the Blue ...
Blue Jays 6, Braves 5
Jonny Gomes #7 of the Atlanta Braves cannot get to a foul ball in the third inning during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on April 18, 2015 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Updated: 6:07 p.m. Saturday, April 18, 2015

TORONTO — A brief recap of the Braves’ 6-5 loss against the Blue Jays on Saturday at Rogers Centre. How the game was won: Josh Donaldson led off the 10th inning with a walk-off homer against Braves reliever Sugar Ray Marimon on the second pitch of his second major league ...
Braves quotes after Saturday’s 10-inning loss at Toronto

5:41 p.m. Saturday, April 18, 2015

TORONTO — Braves quotes from Jim Johnson, Alex Wood, Freddie Freeman and Fredi Gonzalez after Saturday’s 10-inning, 6-5 loss to the Blue Jays.**FREDI GONZALEZOn losing a game after turning five double plays“Well, these guys (Blue Jays) can swing the bat, and today they just kept at us. It would’ve been ...
Dickey gives up 2 more homers to Braves
R.A. Dickey struggles against few teams the way he does against the Braves, who got four runs and two homers against him today before blowing a four-run lead in a 6-5 loss at Toronto. (AP Photo)

5:35 p.m. Saturday, April 18, 2015

TORONTO – Rarely do the Braves face a knuckleballer these days, and some probably wish they could. Specifically, they probably wish that former Mets knuckleballer R.A. Dickey pitched for a National League East team again instead of the Blue Jays of the American League East.The Braves got four runs and ...
Sunday’s game: Braves at Blue Jays

3:53 p.m. Saturday, April 18, 2015

Where: at Rogers Centre, TorontoWhen: 1:07 p.m.TV/Radio: FSSO/680, 93.7, 106.7Probable starting pitchers: Braves RH Shelby Miller (1-0, 0.90) vs. LH Daniel Norris (1-0, 4.76)What’s new: Nick Markakis reached base the first nine times he took the plate in the series, with five singles (four on Friday night) and four walks. ...
Braves’ Pierzysnki gets consecutive starts, homers again
Veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski has started five games for the Braves and homered in three, including Saturday at Toronto. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

3:08 p.m. Saturday, April 18, 2015

TORONTO – When Christian Bethancourt was out of the lineup for the second consecutive game Saturday, plenty of fans asked via Twitter and other Internet means whether the rookie catcher was injured or if there was another reason he wasn’t playing.No, manager Fredi Gonzalez said, there was nothing wrong with ...
On the beat: Rotations, double plays and Gomes’ energy
Trevor Cahill reacts in the dugout after being pulled in the third inning against the Miami Marlins during his Braves debut at Turner Field on April 14, 2015 at Turner Field. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 18, 2015

From the blogAn excerpt of the Daily DOB blog at AJC.com by David O’Brien:The Braves need consistency from the rotation. The back end of the rotation.“Eric Stults has been unimpressive — not terrible but not good — in both his starts. Trevor Cahill was awful in his first start. The ...
Gomes’ 10th pinch-hit homer sparked big inning
Freddie Freeman gets a hug from Kelly Johnson following Freeman’s two-run homer in the eighth inning Friday. Jonny Gomes led off the inning with a pinch-hit homer that gave the Braves a lead they wouldn’t relinquish in an 8-7 win. (The Canadian Press via AP)

2:01 p.m. Saturday, April 18, 2015

TORONTO – Jonny Gomes’ leadoff homer in the eighth inning Friday gave the Braves a lead they finally wouldn’t relinquish in a rollicking 8-7 win over the Blue Jays, and also raised the veteran outfielder’s career total to 10 pinch-hit homers, three more than any other active major leaguer.But don’t ...
Braves hang on for 8-7 win in homerfest at Toronto
Braves starting pitcher Julio Teheran (49) throws against the Toronto Blue Jays in the first inning at the Rogers Centre. Mandatory Credit: John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports

Updated: 12:39 a.m. Saturday, April 18, 2015

Julio Teheran gave up a career-high four home runs in five innings Friday.Didn’t matter. The Braves still won.The Blue Jays scored at least once in each of the first three innings while the Braves stranded two runners in each of those innings. Didn’t matter. The Braves still won.They were out-homered ...
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