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2018 Schedule
90-72, 1st in NL East
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Braves' Swanson has surgery, to be ready for '19

Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson, who hit .238 with 14 homers and 59 RBIs last season, had surgery to remove a "loose body" in his left wrist and should be ready for 2019.

Dan Mullen ESPN.com 

2018 MLB Manager of the Year finalists: AL — Oakland's Bob Melvin, Boston's Alex Cora and Tampa Bay's Kevin Cash. NL — Colorado's Bud Black, Milwaukee's Craig Counsell and Atlanta's Brian Snitker. Winners will be announced Nov. 13

Dan Mullen ESPN.com 

The 2018 Rookie of the Year finalists have been announced with stacked trios in both leagues: NL finalists — Braves outfielder Ronald Acuña, Nationals outfielder Juan Soto and Dodgers starter Walker Buehler. AL finalists — Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani and Yankees infielders Gleyber Torres and Miguel Andujar. Winners will be announced Nov. 12.

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Red Sox, Braves lead with 3 Gold Glove winners

Three Red Sox players received more hardware, as Mookie Betts, Jackie Bradley Jr. and Ian Kinsler were named as Gold Glove winners. Meanwhile, Nolan Arenado continued his perfect record with a sixth award.

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Braves decline qualifying offers to Markakis, others

Outfielder Nick Markakis, catcher Kurt Suzuki and starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez were among the players to whom the Braves declined to give qualifying offers by Friday's deadline.

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Braves acquire catcher Lopez from Padres

Catcher Raffy Lopez, who hit .176 with three home runs and 13 RBIs in 37 games for the Padres last season, has been traded to the Braves for cash considerations.

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Braves' McCarthy can be free agent if he returns

Braves right-hander Brandon McCarthy, who missed the second half of the season with a knee injury, can become a free agent if he chooses to continue his career.

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Suit: Braves should've acted before '15 fan death

A lawsuit filed by the family of Gregory Murrey, who died in 2015 after falling from the upper deck at a Braves game, contends fan deaths at other parks, including the Rangers', should have led MLB to demand all teams have higher guardrails.

Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

The Braves announced a new two-year contract today for manager Brian Snitker, plus a club option for 2021. Well deserved. Snitker has worked in the Atlanta organization since 1977.

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Snitker has restless night after Braves bow out

Braves manager Brian Snitker, who is not yet under contract for 2019, said he "laid awake all night staring at the ceiling" after Atlanta's loss to the Dodgers in the NLDS.


BBTN: Boston Carry-Over, Astros' Respect, Kurkjian, Anderson, Langs

Buster talks to Tim Kurkjian about Boston's blowout of the Yankees, the Astros playing the respect card, the Dodgers taking care of the Braves and more (2:10). Plus, TBS' Brian Anderson weighs in on calling Red Sox-Yankees as well as what he expects from the Brewers for the remainder of the postseason (24:49). Finally, Sarah Langs plays "The Numbers Game" (42:21).

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Machado 'locked in,' ready for Brewers in NLCS

The showdown between baseball's hottest teams is set, in no small part thanks to a big night from Manny Machado -- a player both teams in that showdown badly wanted in July.

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Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.2575th
On Base Percentage.32411th
Slugging Percentage.41711th
Earned Run Average3.757th
Quality Starts85Tied-10th