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5/27/2016 | Aybar day to day with right foot contusion after HBP

Braves shortstop Erick Aybar exited Friday night's game against the Marlins after getting hit in the right foot by an Adam Conley pitch.


5/27/2016 | Braves prospect Blair throws vs. Chen, Marlins

Wei-Yin Chen will be back at Turner Field for the first time since 2012, getting the nod for Miami in the second of three games in Atlanta. The Braves are countering with right-hander Aaron Blair for the 4:10 p.m. ET start.


5/27/2016 | Braves recall Garcia, DFA Brignac

As Braves third-base coach Bo Porter attempted to help Adonis Garcia get accustomed to playing left field by hitting him fly balls before a game at Citi Field earlier this month, Garcia made it known that he was not happy about the fact he was being asked to make a transition from third base. A few days later, he was optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett and given the assignment to learn how to play left field.


5/27/2016 | Markakis' 2-run hit lifts Braves over Marlins

The Braves caught a few breaks and benefited from a successful challenge that set the stage for Nick Markakis to halt his recent woes and allow the Braves to extend their mastery of the Marlins with a 4-2 win on Friday night at Turner Field.


5/27/2016 | Braves welcome RBI teams for Play Ball Weekend

As Kyle Lewis prepares to potentially become the top overall selection in this year's MLB Draft, he has reason to give thanks to John Hollins, an influential baseball coach who has enriched the lives of many young athletes through MLB's Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) program.


5/27/2016 | Simmons has minor setback, won't return next week

Shae Simmons experienced a setback that will prevent him from realizing his goal to join Atlanta's bullpen next week. But the Braves' right-handed reliever remains hopeful that he will soon complete the long road to recovery that follows Tommy John surgery.


5/27/2016 | Home strand: Timely hits evading Braves

The Braves were frustrated by their inability to consistently produce timely hits as they opened this homestand by getting swept by the Brewers. They stranded 27 runners and went 1-for-23 with runners in scoring position during this three-game series, which concluded with Thursday night's 6-2 loss.


5/26/2016 | Brewers dampen Braves' spirits with sweep

Ryan Braun and Jonathan Villar homered as the Brewers added to the Braves' home woes and completed their first three-game series sweep of the season with Thursday night's 6-2 win at Turner Field.


5/26/2016 | Pipeline preview: Crawford looking to build on momentum

Here's a look at top prospects to watch Friday in Minor League action:


5/26/2016 | Braves make tough decision to option Kelly

After the Braves burned through the bullpen through the first nine innings of Wednesday's 13-inning loss to the Brewers, Casey Kelly accepted the task of pitching the final four innings. Unfortunately for Kelly, this unexpected development provided the Braves no other choice but to option him back to Triple-A Gwinnett before Thursday's series finale against Milwaukee.


5/26/2016 | Braves' Olivera suspended through Aug. 1

Braves outfielder Hector Olivera was suspended 82 games without pay for violating Major League Baseball's Joint Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Policy. Olivera's 82-game suspension retroactively dates back to April 30 and runs through Aug. 1. The 31-year-old outfielder opted to not file an appeal.


5/26/2016 | Conley, Marlins visit Perez, Braves

The Marlins will track the progress of outfielders Giancarlo Stanton and Christian Yelich when they open a three-game series against the Braves at 7:35 p.m. ET on Friday at Turner Field.


5/25/2016 | Peralta, Brewers set to play their finale at Turner Field

Brewers right-hander Wily Peralta (2-5, 6.96 ERA) is set to square off against Braves righty Matt Wisler (2-3, 2.93) when the teams wrap up a three-game set on Thursday at Turner Field.


5/25/2016 | Villar's hit in 13th sends Brewers past Braves

After facing the Braves' entire bullpen and the guy who had been scheduled to start on Saturday, the Brewers claimed a 3-2 victory courtesy of Jonathan Villar's go-ahead single in the 13th inning on Wednesday night at Turner Field.


5/25/2016 | Kelly gives lift on busy night for Braves' 'pen

After using six different relievers to record the 10 outs that separated starting pitcher Mike Foltynewicz's sixth-inning exit and the end of the ninth, Braves interim manager Brian Snitker provided the final four innings to Casey Kelly.


5/25/2016 | Smith needs to stay on bases during slides

Throughout his Minor League career, Braves outfielder Mallex Smith showed he has the potential to become one of the game's top stolen base threats. But now that he has been introduced to replay reviews at the Major League level, Smith has quickly learned he'll better satisfy this potential once he begins to harness some of his slides.


5/24/2016 | Hard-thorwing Guerra, Folty set to face off

There could be a lot of strikeouts at Turner Field on Wednesday night, when a pair of hard-throwing right-handers go at it. Braves fireballer Mike Foltynewicz faces Brewers rookie righty Junior Guerra in the second game of the three-game series.


5/24/2016 | Teheran notches 4-K inning in dazzling start

Julio Teheran experienced the rarity of notching four strikeouts in one inning Tuesday night at Turner Field. Unfortunately for the Braves hurler, he was also reintroduced to the all-too-familiar frustration as many of his strong efforts over the past month have gone unrewarded.


5/24/2016 | Proud grandfather Snitker relishes time with family

Brian Snitker did not necessarily expect to sell his house as quickly as he did this winter, and he certainly did not anticipate the opportunity he gained when the Braves dismissed former manager Fredi Gonzalez last week. So for now, Snitker will simply appreciate that he is likely the only big league manager living in his daughter's basement.


5/24/2016 | Crew Scoots way to win in pitchers' duel

After dealing with Julio Teheran's impressive effort at Turner Field on Tuesday night, the Brewers claimed a 2-1 win that came courtesy of a two-out, eighth-inning single that Scooter Gennett recorded off Braves setup man Bud Norris.


5/24/2016 | Snitker likes Inciarte in CF with Smith in lineup

Braves interim manager Brian Snitker appreciates the athleticism Mallex Smith offers as an outfielder. But moving forward, Snitker plans to position Ender Inciarte in center field whenever he is in the same lineup with Smith.


5/23/2016 | Inbox: Will Snitker have interim tag removed?

Any chance Brian Snitker gets interim tag removed? Will the Braves trade Julio Teheran? Reporter Mark Bowman answers fans' question in the Inbox.


5/23/2016 | Legends set to welcome stars of the future at 2016 MLB Draft

Major League Baseball announced the annual list of club reps for the 2016 MLB Draft on Monday, and as usual it is a star-studded gathering from the past that will man the phones and help welcome the future on the first night of selections.


5/22/2016 | Atlanta's 'train rolling' after encouraging trip

Though they ended a 10-game road trip a 5-0 loss to the Phillies on Sunday afternoon, the Braves returned to Atlanta with a different look and feel than they had when they were last home nearly two weeks ago.


5/22/2016 | Phils ride Eickhoff's 7 scoreless over Braves

Sticking to his fastball-curve combo, Jerad Eickhoff went seven shutout innings in a Phillies' 5-0 win to avoid a series sweep for the first time since Philadelphia lost four straight to open the season.




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