Gabriel Burns

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Gabriel Burns is sports content producer at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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Braves-Blue Jays will appear on Facebook on Wednesday, not local TV
 The Braves and Blue Jays will be showcased Wednesday as MLB’s Facebook Watch game of the week. Facebook and MLB entered an expanded partnership before the 2018 season that included one game broadcast a week, allowing fans across the globe to watch American professional baseball.  » Click here: Watch Braves-Blue Jays Live...

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The Braves and Blue Jays will be showcased Wednesday as MLB’s Facebook Watch game of the week. Facebook and MLB entered an expanded partnership before the 2018 season that included one game broadcast a week, allowing fans across the globe to watch American professional baseball.  » Click here: Watch Braves-Blue Jays Live...
Mike Soroka makes second debut in Canada return
 Mike Soroka first took the Rogers Centre mound when he was 15. Only five years later, he’ll do so again this time as a major leaguer. The Braves play a two-game series in Toronto on Tuesday and Wednesday, and their top pitching prospect will start game one. Soroka hails from Calgary, in western Canada. But his best and earliest memories...

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Mike Soroka first took the Rogers Centre mound when he was 15. Only five years later, he’ll do so again this time as a major leaguer. The Braves play a two-game series in Toronto on Tuesday and Wednesday, and their top pitching prospect will start game one. Soroka hails from Calgary, in western Canada. But his best and earliest memories...
Five things to know about the Braves’ series win over Padres
 The Braves took three of four from the Padres this weekend before three sell-out crowds, completing a 5-1 homestand. Two consecutive wins pushed the Braves a season-high 13 games over .500. Here’s what to know about the Braves’ recent success: 1. This weekend gave the Braves a little separation from the Nationals atop the National...

Posted: 2 days ago

The Braves took three of four from the Padres this weekend before three sell-out crowds, completing a 5-1 homestand. Two consecutive wins pushed the Braves a season-high 13 games over .500. Here’s what to know about the Braves’ recent success: 1. This weekend gave the Braves a little separation from the Nationals atop the National...
Teheran pitches six no-hit innings, Braves beat Padres again
 It wasn’t pretty, but it was effective. That’s all the Braves could’ve asked for Julio Teheran’s return to the mound. Teheran pitched six no-hit innings in the Braves’ 4-1 win over the Padres on Sunday. He was relieved by Shane Carle after throwing 95 pitches. The right-hander was placed on the disabled list...

Posted: 2 days ago

It wasn’t pretty, but it was effective. That’s all the Braves could’ve asked for Julio Teheran’s return to the mound. Teheran pitched six no-hit innings in the Braves’ 4-1 win over the Padres on Sunday. He was relieved by Shane Carle after throwing 95 pitches. The right-hander was placed on the disabled list...
Kurt Suzuki hit in head, leaves game in second inning
 Braves catcher Kurt Suzuki was hit in the side of his head by a swinging bat and had to leave Sunday’s 4-1 win against the Padres. Suzuki stayed down for a couple minutes after being struck by Raffy Lopez’s backswing. Lopez struck out on that swing to end the Padres’ half-inning. Suzuki was removed as a precaution and is...

Posted: 2 days ago

Braves catcher Kurt Suzuki was hit in the side of his head by a swinging bat and had to leave Sunday’s 4-1 win against the Padres. Suzuki stayed down for a couple minutes after being struck by Raffy Lopez’s backswing. Lopez struck out on that swing to end the Padres’ half-inning. Suzuki was removed as a precaution and is...
Charlie Culberson, Braves have been perfect match
 Charlie Culberson was a tossed into a salary dump trade last December. He was the smallest piece of a big-name exchange that the Braves and Dodgers orchestrated with finances in mind. The Rome native has now given the Braves three wins via timely home runs. After almost playing his way off the roster in April, he’s starting –...

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Charlie Culberson was a tossed into a salary dump trade last December. He was the smallest piece of a big-name exchange that the Braves and Dodgers orchestrated with finances in mind. The Rome native has now given the Braves three wins via timely home runs. After almost playing his way off the roster in April, he’s starting –...
Braves lineup: Albies rests, Swanson leads off
 The Braves tried a new lineup mix for Sunday’s finale against the Padres. Second baseman Ozzie Albies is resting for the first time this season. The move gives him consecutive off days, and three in a five day span with no games Monday and Thursday. Albies, who leads National League second baseman All-Star voting,  hit a wall recently...

Posted: 2 days ago

The Braves tried a new lineup mix for Sunday’s finale against the Padres. Second baseman Ozzie Albies is resting for the first time this season. The move gives him consecutive off days, and three in a five day span with no games Monday and Thursday. Albies, who leads National League second baseman All-Star voting, hit a wall recently...
Braves send Luiz Gohara to Triple-A
 After pitching just three times this month, the Braves optioned Luiz Gohara to Triple-A on Sunday. Manager Brian Snitker acknowledged Saturday that the team was considering its options with their prized lefty. Gohara’s made one start since joining the club in early May. “He’s not pitching regularly,” Snitker said....

Posted: 2 days ago

After pitching just three times this month, the Braves optioned Luiz Gohara to Triple-A on Sunday. Manager Brian Snitker acknowledged Saturday that the team was considering its options with their prized lefty. Gohara’s made one start since joining the club in early May. “He’s not pitching regularly,” Snitker said....
Ronald Acuna will work out in Florida prior to rehab assignment
 The next step in Ronald Acuna’s rehab process will be Orlando. Acuna, who participated in his rehab’s most important base-running drills Saturday, will head to the team’s spring training facility when the Braves travel to play Toronto on Tuesday. “He’ll get all the defensive reps and probably face some live pitching...

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The next step in Ronald Acuna’s rehab process will be Orlando. Acuna, who participated in his rehab’s most important base-running drills Saturday, will head to the team’s spring training facility when the Braves travel to play Toronto on Tuesday. “He’ll get all the defensive reps and probably face some live pitching...
What Braves said after shutting out Padres
 The Braves extended their hold on the National League East to 2.5 games with Saturday’s 1-0 win over the Padres. Sean Newcomb pitched six scoreless and Charlie Culberson’s fifth-inning homer proved the difference. Here’s what the Braves said afterward: On Newcomb: “It was really good. How he doesn’t panic, stays...

Posted: 2 days ago

The Braves extended their hold on the National League East to 2.5 games with Saturday’s 1-0 win over the Padres. Sean Newcomb pitched six scoreless and Charlie Culberson’s fifth-inning homer proved the difference. Here’s what the Braves said afterward: On Newcomb: “It was really good. How he doesn’t panic, stays...
Newcomb, Culberson lead Braves to win in front of record crowd
 Every team wants a pitcher that it knows will stop or prevent a losing skid. The Braves appear to have found one in Sean Newcomb. The 25-year-old left-hander fired off six shutout innings in the Braves’ 1-0 win over the Padres on Saturday. And Newcomb, who threw 84 pitches, likely would’ve gone deeper had it not been for a 25-minute...

Posted: 3 days ago

Every team wants a pitcher that it knows will stop or prevent a losing skid. The Braves appear to have found one in Sean Newcomb. The 25-year-old left-hander fired off six shutout innings in the Braves’ 1-0 win over the Padres on Saturday. And Newcomb, who threw 84 pitches, likely would’ve gone deeper had it not been for a 25-minute...